MIDI Music Production In Pro Tools


This instructor-led, live-online, small interactive group course covers the aspects of using MIDI in Pro Tools for Music Production. From creating Instruments Tracks, Recording, Editing and Sequencing, understanding Virtual Instruments, all the way through Recording your audio performance. No matter why style of music you want to create, utilizing MIDI allows you the freedom and flexibility to make your music production ideas come to life.

Technological advancements in the music production industry have allowed any person, regardless of industry-status or skill level, to begin producing music. High-quality software synthesizers, efficient digital editing capabilities, and a powerful sequencers are just some examples of the technological tools at our disposal in Pro Tools.

What You'll Learn

  • Intro to MIDI
  • Types of MIDI Messages
  • Differences between MIDI and Audio
  • Virtual Instruments and Sample Libraries
  • Creating MIDI-Compatible Tracks
  • Sound Synthesis
  • Navigating Pro Tools Multitrack Sessions
  • Editing Media in Pro Tools
  • Recording MIDI and Audio
  • MIDI Drum Programming
  • Using Event Operations
  • Song Structure
  • Connecting MIDI Devices
  • Quantization Methods
  • Using the Pro Tools MIDI Editor
  • Pro Tools Score Editor
  • Edit Modes
  • Convert MIDI to Audio
  • Convert Audio to MIDI
  • Basic Mixing Concepts
  • Creating a Final Bounce
  • No Pro Tools Experience Necessary
  • Working knowledge of computers (Windows or Mac)
  • Basic understanding of music terminology

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
PT201+210M: Jan 28, 29, Feb 4, 5, 11, 12
PT101+110 Sat/Sun:Feb 11,12,18,19, 25, 26,Mar 4, 5
PT101+110 Weekday:Feb 13,14, 15,16,21,22, 23, 24
PT201+210P:  Feb 25, 26, Mar 4, 5, 11, 12
PT101+110 Evening: Mar 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21
** 4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course

In-Person Class Los Angeles:
February 2, 3, 4, 5 - 2023
March 2, 3, 4, 5 -2023
(10am - 6pm)

Register: 888-277-0457

Upcoming Pro Tools Training

Live Online Instructor-Led Courses
PT201+210Music: Jan 28, 29, Feb 4, 5, 11, 12
PT101+110 Sat/Sun:Feb 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 Mar 4, 5
PT101+110 Weekday:Feb 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22,23
PT201+210Post: Feb 25, 26, Mar 4, 5, 11, 12
PT101+110 Evening: Mar 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21

** 4hrs per day **6-8 Day Course

In-Person Class Los Angeles:
February 2, 3, 4, 5 - 2023
March 2, 3, 4, 5 - 2023
(10am - 6pm)

Register: 888-277-0457

MIDI Production In Pro Tools

  • Short term 2 week courses (4 days) Evening/Weekend/Weekday Options
  • Official Avid Pro Tools Training Partner for 20+ years
  • Students attending nationwide and internationally
  • Live Instructor-Led Class - NO pre-recorded classes 
  • Promedia Training is the Largest U.S. Avid Pro Tools Training Program for number of students trained and certified

Questions call: 888-277-0457



MIDI Production

Upon Completing This Class You Will:
  • Understand the fundamentals of MIDI and how it is utilized in Pro Tools
  • How is MIDI different from Audio
  • Learn the relationship between MIDI and Music Notation
  • Differences between "hardware" synthesizers and Virtual Instruments
  • Recording techniqes with MIDI controllers
  • How to program MIDI information without the need for a controller
  • Sequencer functions such as: Quantize, Transpose, etc...
  • Drum Programming and Sequencing
  • Import MIDI files
  • Import audio clips, loops, and samples
  • Real-Time MIDI perfomance changes
  • Extract MIDI from audio
  • Convert a MIDI perfomance to Audio 
  • Employ mixing techniques to create a balanced blend for a stereo production
  • Apply basic automation to create real-time dynamic changes in a mix
  • Export a mix as a bounced stereo file


Avid Professional Learning Partner

Promedia is an Officially Licensed Avid Learning Partner offering Pro Tools Training and Certification for both Hands-On & cutting-edge Live-Online Instructor Led Training. Our instructors are all Expert Level Certified and been with the Pro Tools Training program since it's inception in 2002.

For two decades, we have welcomed thousands of people from around the world, as well as provide corporate training to the the most advanced audio enginners seeking innovative and efficient work-flow. Starting with Pro Tools version 5, we have worked with Avid (formerly Digidesign) to bring Pro Tools Training and Certification into the modern 21st century.

Participation is limited to 6 students per workshop in both hands-on and Live-Online classes.  Each student will receive all class materials, books, sessions, practice lessons and sample libraries from the instructor.



In this tutorial, learn to use Melodyne directly inside the Pro Tools Editor Window so you can start tuning vocals now. Melodyne Essential has now been integrated directly into the Pro Tools editing workflow with the release of Pro Tools 2022.9. This integration allows you to save immense time without having to transfer audio into or out of Melodyne. 

With the release of Pro Tools 2022.9 on Sept 28, 2022 there has been a lot of talk about the integration with Melodyne, but there are also several other workflow improvements that are equally as exciting. Some of these changes include a new Quantize feature sure to help with Music Production, new timecode overlay features for Post Production, and several other tweaks that will make your day-to-day work smoother.

Who We Are

Promedia Training is the premier authorized Avid Pro School having certified more students in Pro Tools than any other organization preparing them for a career in audio engineering, recording, mixing and related multimedia training. Whether your a musician, singer, producers, recording engineer, or work in live sound, Promedia can help you take your Pro Tools knowledge to the next level.

We also provide on-site training for corporations and worship facilities where professionals can advance their skills while learning in their own working environment.

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