Saturday, 25 April 2015

ASE Now Offers Part Time Course

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The Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) presents the Part Time course in Fundamental Audio Technology.

This tried and trusted part time course has been running for over 15 years in various formats, and changes or improvements have been dictated by developments in technology and indeed in the industry. So in keeping with the spirit of development, ASE has now included the Music Business Master-Class (MBM) presented by Nick Matzukis and Dave Chislett.

This is now an even more essential course for anyone aspiring to take their first steps into the Audio world and who want to know what they’re talking about.

This course will prepare the prospective student in the Fundamentals of the Theory of Sound, including elements such as Sound energy, microphones, speakers, units of measure, the decibel, mixers, amplifiers / processors, headroom, equalization, effects and Basic System Design.

Also, in the Practical Audio Technology module, students will work hands on with equipment. Developing skills in Basic Studio Set up, Connecting and Operating audio equipment, Mixing and Fault Finding.

For some time now this course has included the introductory course into Pro Tools, Namely Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools is the world leader in DAW’s (Digital Audio Workstations) and this 101 course includes: Getting to know Pro Tools, Creating your first session, Making your first audio recording, Importing media, Making your first MIDI recording, Selecting and navigating, Basic editing techniques, Introduction to mixing and Finishing your work.

As Africa’s ONLY Fully accredited Pro Tools training center, anyone that has completed this Pro Tools 101 module can then continue on with all of the other Pro Tools modules at the Academy of Sound Engineering. (please request further details)

Now for the first time, ASE has included an additional module in this course namely the Music Business Master-Class (MBM). Presented by a leader in his field of Entertainment law, Nick Matzukis and Dave Chislett. This module covers in great detail, the following topics: Getting Started in the music industry, Artist Agreements, Income streams, Planning for success, Marketing Start, Business Models, Royalties, Record Deals, Publishing contracts and Artist Management Agreements.

The duration of this course is 12 weeks and the classes are run in the evening. Enrollments are open NOW for the next course starting on the 13th of August 2012.

For more information on fees and other details please contact 011 482 9200 or email

Author: guest