Music Production and Recording Lab

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Music Production and Recording Lab

Music Production and Recording Lab

Music Production with Logic Pro X

Nearly all professional music production is done using Digital Audio Workstations like Logic Pro. Understanding how to record and mix music digitally is an essential skill for modern musicians, and can open an array of opportunities to express yourself or build a career in music.

In this class, students will get personal instruction and hands-on experience using Logic Pro and production hardware, learning how to use their own instruments alongside samplers and synthesizers to compose, record, and mix songs in a variety of styles. This introductory class will empower students with a strong technical foundation and creative mindset to continue to develop their production skills, preparing them to work and thrive in the modern music studio.


What You'll Learn:

• Set up and use an audio interface and midi controller
• Navigate and troubleshoot Logic Pro
• Record live instruments and vocals
• Edit and arrange audio and MIDI files
• Mix and apply effects with plugins
• Use of Apple Loops and Logic Drummer
• Write and produce a song from start to finish by utilizing basic music theory and song structure


Who Should Sign Up?

Anyone 10 years through adult who is interested in learning to use professional level production tools. These skills and software can be used to write and produce your own music, track and mix an album, produce beats, record and edit podcasts or audiobooks.


Course Requirements

• Proficiency in instrument or voice
• Computer competence
• Basic music theory helps but is not required
• Passion and a good ear for music


MAS Technology Lab

• Mac Mini with Logic Pro X
• Focusrite Scarlett audio interfaces
• Akai MPK Mini midi controllers
• Audio Technica Vocal Mics
• Tascam headphones

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Music Production Courses begin
Monday, February 13th, 2023.

7-week Introductory Classes

April 10 – May 22, 2023


April 11 - May 23, 2023

Class I: Ages 10 – 14
Monday or Tuesday 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Class II: Ages 15 – Adult
Monday or Tuesday 6:45 – 8:15 pm

Full Semester Payment: $398
2 Monthly Installments: $199



About the Teacher


Michelle Dunn is a classically trained multi-genre flutist and recording artist with 30+ years of teaching and performing experience. She has studied and performed with some of the top orchestral flutists in the U.S. and abroad. Additionally, she is also a piccolo specialist and expert in the field of world/ethnic flutes.

In addition to being a self-produced indie recording artist, Michelle is also a professional audio engineer, receiving her certification from RRFC Los Angeles. She mentors with Grammy award winning engineer, Steve Bigas, at Porcelain Records and works under the management of Emmy award winning engineer, Tim Word (aka Sonny King), at Lune Spark Recording Studios. Her first self-produced album, Awakening, earned two Global music awards, for both music/album and audio mix/sound editing. Her Awakening album is currently available via Pandora, Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and other popular streaming and download services. More information and music can be found on her website


Age groups:

Middle School, High School, Adult

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Michelle Dunn

Michelle Dunn

Dr. Skinner helped fuel my passion for music, and I don't think I could have had a better mentor.
- Orlando Hernandez
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