Avid Pro Tools 310M: Adv Music Production Techniques

at Future Media Concepts - TriBeCa

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TriBeCa, Manhattan
299 Broadway Ste 1510
Btwn Duane & Reade Streets
New York, New York 10007
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Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this pro tools training:

This course focuses on the advanced operation of Pro Tools in a professional music production environment. It offers technical insights into both Pro Tools hardware and software.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools music engineering skills.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Set up and install a Pro Tools system
  • Use tactile control of Pro Tools
  • Perform advanced audio importing and recording
  • Perform advanced editing
  • Apply synchronization
  • Apply Pro Tools|HD mixing concepts
  • Perform advanced mixing
  • Deliver music
  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X
  • Avid Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools class or equivalent experience
  • Avid Pro Tools 110: Essentials of Pro Tools class or equivalent experience
  • Avid Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production Essentials class or equivalent experience
  • Avid Pro Tools 210M: Music Production Techniques class or equivalent experience
  • Prior to taking the Pro Tools Music Expert certification exam, students must have successfully completed the above 200-series courses and acquired Avid Pro Tools Music Operator certification.
Course Outline:

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

Lesson 1: Pro Tools HD Hardware Configuration
  • Setting Up a Pro Tools HD System
  • Configuring Avid Peripherals
  • Audio Interface Calibration
  • Verifying Installation of Additional Pro Tools Software Options
  • Operating System Optimization
  • Non-Administrator (Standard) Accounts
  • Pro Tools Session File Interchange
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting a Pro Tools System
  • Troubleshooting Operational Issues
  • Understanding Voice Allocations
  • Playback Engine Advanced Options
  • Monitoring Native Resources
  • Advanced Pro Tools I/O Setup
Lesson 3: Tactile Control of Pro Tools
  • Parts of the Keyboard
  • Modifier Keys
  • Function Keys
  • Numeric Keys
Lesson 4: Importing and Recording Audio
  • Importing AAF or OMF Sequences
  • Importing MXF Audio
  • Updating the Pro Tools I/O Setup
  • Using Session Templates
  • Using PRE in Standalone Mode
  • Grouped Playlist Synchronization
  • Connecting Pro Tools to VENUE
Lesson 5: Advanced Editing
  • Advanced MIDI
  • SysEx Events
  • Advanced Multitrack Drum Editing
  • Elastic Audio Versus Beat Detective for Multi Mic'ed Drums
  • Advanced Elastic Audio
  • Elastic Audio Plug-Ins and Parameters
Lesson 6: Synchronization
  • Avid SYNC Peripheral
  • Selecting Clock Sources
  • Timecode Formats in Music Production
  • Using Longitudinal Time Code(LTC)
  • Using MTC(MIDI Timecode)
  • Fixed Point Versus Floating-Point Processing Overview
  • Comparing Pro Tools|HD Versus HDX Versus Native Mixers
  • Common Mixing Errors When Moving from Pro Tools Host-Based to Pro Tools|HD
  • DSP-Based Mixers and DSP Usage
  • Dither
  • The Pro Tools HD Mixer
  • Looking in More Detail: An Audio Signal's Tale
  • Appropriate Use of Native Plug-Ins
Lesson 7: Advanced Mixing Techniques
  • Common Mixing Preferences
  • Understanding Advanced Delay Compensation
  • Using the Plug-In Preferences
  • Mixing Techniques
  • Using Bus Master Faders
  • Using Latch Prime
  • Writing Static Automation Mixer Settings
  • Using Preview Mode
  • Using Capture and Punch Capture Mode
  • Using Join and AutoJoin
  • Understanding the AutoMatch Functions
Lesson 8: Music Delivery
  • Exporting MIDI
  • Reviewing AAF and OMF Export
  • Understanding the AAF/OMF Export Options
  • Understanding MXF Audio Export
  • Archiving and Transferring Sessions

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If notice is given 15 or more calendar days before the start of a class, the student may receive a full refund or reschedule less a $150 administrative fee. If notice is given less than 15 calendar days, no rescheduling or refunds are permitted. All cancellations and registration changes must be received in writing. Please mail to [email protected] Attendee substitutions may be made for any student without penalty of additional cost at any time until the class begins. Clients who take at least one class in a master class may not cancel and are responsible for the entire Master Class fee.


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