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PT101+110 Wkday: Feb 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, Mar 1 
PT201+210Music: Feb 26, 28, Mar 1, 4, 6, 8
PT101+110 Wkend: Mar 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, April 6
101+110 Night: Mar 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26

Dolby Atmos 205+210D: Apr 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
** 3-4hrs per day **24-28 Course Hours

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PT101+PT110 Feb 15, 16, 17, 18
PT101+PT110 Mar 14, 15, 16, 17


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Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
Pro Tools User & Operator Certifications
PT101+110 Wkday: Feb 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, Mar 1 
PT201+210Music: Feb 26, 28, Mar 1, 4, 6, 8
PT101+110 Wkend: Mar 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, April 6
Night: Mar 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 26

Dolby Atmos 205+210D: Apr 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
** 4-hrs per day ** 6-8 Day Course

In-Person (32 Hr Class) Los Angeles (10am -6pm PST)
PT101+PT110:  Feb 15, 16, 17, 18
PT101+PT110:  Mar 14, 15, 16, 17

Register: 888-277-0457

Tips and Tricks

Digging deeper into Pro Tools keyboard shortcuts

For those of you that read our last article on keyboard shortcuts, I hope that you’ve already started to see an improvement in your workflow. However, there are many, many more shortcuts that will allow you to become even more proficient with your sessions. In fact, there are so many shortcuts, they have been split up into two different sections comprised of the normal shortcut commands and a special feature called Command Focus. We will be taking a look at a combination of these two mentalities to help you gain workflow efficiency.

One of the key things to note about Command Focus is that it’s the same for Mac and PC. First of all, let’s take a look at how the Command Focus shortcuts can do for you. One of the main things you have to remember is that Command Focus is always active, you cannot turn it off, all that you can do is tell your session where you are focusing these commands (hence the name Command Focus). You will find this feature active in one of three areas in the Edit Window and one area in the Mix Window.


 
On The Road with Garbage

I’m not gonna lie to you, the last few weeks have been amazing! Not only as an engineer, but also a fan of music. I am currently getting a chance to work with one of the most talented music people of our generation, Butch Vig.


   

It goes without saying that you will want to use effects (fx) in your mix. We all like to hear a little reverb, maybe some delay, or any number of creative fx tools we have available to us in audio land. In fact, many of your favorite songs have an effect that is instantly recognizable such as Peter Frampton’s “Show Me The Way”, or any T-Pain song. It's hard to even imagine what certain songs would sound like without the creative use of fx in the mix. While we have discussed topics such as using reverb and delay in the past, I want to show you some new tools now available in Pro Tools that will really speed up your work flow and help you with complex routing and documentation.


 

Where do you start when you want to write and record a new song? Sometimes the hardest part is simply knowing where to begin. Let’s be honest, making a song from scratch can be an overwhelming task, especially since you are using creativity alongside technology, it can feel like you’re always hitting a brick wall. In this series of articles, we will be looking at various ways to approach the song making process and how Pro Tools can help you make your creativity come to life. We will be discussing the various phases of song production and the relevant technology you should be aware of.


 

Who We Are

ProMedia Training is the premier authorized Avid Training Center since 2002, having prepared more students in Pro Tools than any other organization. We teach Pro Tools on all levels as well as offer exam preparation for Pro Tools Certification exams for those studying audio engineering, recording, mixing and related multimedia training for musicians, producers, recording engineers, worship facilities and corporations. ProMedia has been leading the way in short term, Pro Tools Immersion courses which focus in all areas from beginner to advanced Pro Tools Applications.  Our beginners learn the software for music production, recording, editing, audio engineering, and mixing. Our advanced users focus on cutting edge highly complex HDX systems, new concepts as well as workflow improvements. We also provide on-site training for corporations, Universities, Schools, and worship facilities where professionals can advance their skills while learning in their own working environment. ProMedia also participates in many of the musical associations and related organizations related to the recording arts including ASCAP, BMI, NAMM, TAXI A&R, Youth Organizations, NAB, Promo Only, and more.

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