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Professional Sound Production

Our Sound Production Courses are perfect for those wanting to pursue a career in sound production for music, film or gaming. For the many of us who simply love creating sound and music, this course will expand your understanding of sound; how we create it, how we record it and how we perceive it

Our course leader is Tom Pearce. Tom is a music industry veteran with over 40 years experience in the technical and business sides of the industry. Over the years Tom has worked with many of the world's top artists, including Elton John, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. Now Tom brings that experience to you - whether your interests are in self -release projects, label or publisher productions or simply that you need a little support getting your career off the ground

The courses take place at our Professional Recording Studios in Rettendon Common - just south of Chelmsford

Course Elements


  • Sound Theory
  • Human Hearing
  • Psychoacoustics
  • Decibels
  • Signal Flow Theory
  • Signal Flow Practical
  • Introduction to Recording Software
  • Introduction to Mixing

Course Dates -

Saturday 27th July 2019 (10am to 4pm)

Saturday 3rd August 2019 (10am to 4pm)

Saturday 10th August 2019 (10am to 4pm)

Saturday 17th August 2019 (10am to 4pm)

Price - Only £319 per person

Under 18s, Students, NHS - £249 per person


  • Equalization Theory
  • Equilization Practical
  • Dynamics Theory
  • Dynamics Practical
  • Time Based Effects
  • Reverberation
  • Effects Practical
  • Basic Digital Audio Workstation
  • Basic Mixing Techniques

Course Date - TBC


  • Cables and Connectors
  • Signal Flow Practical
  • Microphone Theory & Practical
  • Time Based Effects
  • Microphone Techniques for Instrument
  • Creative Mixing Techniques
  • Stereo Microphone Theory
  • Stereo Microphone Practical
  • Artist Production Introduction

Course Date - TBC

Core One-to-One

  • Interactive Media
  • Sound for Picture
  • Radio and Commercial Production
  • Sound Theory and Acoustics
  • Routing, sends and inserts
  • Principles of Recording
  • Wiring and different cables used
  • Mixing Consoles – Analogue and digital methods
  • Equalisation, Dynamics and Effects
  • Processing
  • Live Sound Equipment and Skills
  • Midi
  • Sequencing and Sampling
  • Microphones
  • Editing
  • Mix-down and Mastering
  • Music Theory and Song Writing
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Practical Studio Operation
  • Industry Studies


Individual lessons are £35 per hour or £25 per half hour. We offer a free 15 minute consultation before your first lesson.

Lessons take place at our professional recording studios in Rettendon Common, just south of Chelmsford.

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