Hands-on Audio Production Training & Professional Development 


Who Is This For?  

  • Students Grades 8-12 who are interested in a future career in audio production or other aspects of the music industry. 
  • Adults of all ages seeking vocational-style professional development working on real projects in a commercial recording studio 
  • Anyone who isn't sure about an investment in a 4-year college track, but wants to gain skills and confidence to  work in a commercial studio 
  • Anyone who graduated college but still needs hands-on experience 

  Our Curriculum:  

The Recording Club at The Studio Portland offers students practical experience recording and mixing in an acoustically tuned environment that allows for accurate production techniques. At the end of our programs, students will receive a certificate of proficiency from The Recording Club, demonstrating their experience with:  

  • The Fundamentals of Audio  
  • Ear Training   
  • Studio Etiquette  
  • Artist/Client Relations   
  • API Recording Console Operation  
  • Recording and Mixing a Band   
  • Signal Flow and Management of an Analog Patch-bay   
  • Pro Tools Hybrid Operation (Digital and Analog)   
  • Microphone techniques (Selection and Placement)  

How is This Different from Other Courses Available?  

This is not a laptop course. We are hands-on, pushing faders and preparing to record artists from the moment our students walk through the door. Students who complete our courses will have experience in pre-production, recording set-up, tracking, mixing, and basic mastering. We will be offering a progression of courses that take motivated students from introductory level all the way to proficiency in the professional environment.    

"If you can't hear it, you can't fix it"   

Our programs center around one of the most key aspects of production excellence: ear training. Training your ear and learning about the dynamics of sound is what builds mastery of your craft. There is no better or faster way to develop your ear than by working with Artists in an acoustically tuned room, like The Studio Portland. 

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