Who Should Attend ?

This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro X and prefers hands-on and interactive instruction to best explore its functionality.
Lesson 1: Make Music with Logic Now!
• Finding Apple Loops and adding them to the workspace • Using Cycle mode • Moving, copying, deleting, and resizing regions • Mixing down and using audio effect plug-ins • Bouncing an MP3
Lesson 2: Recording Audio
• Choosing digital audio settings • Recording single and multitrack audio • Recording additional takes • Recording in Cycle mode • Rerecording sections by punching in (manually and automatically) • Adjusting count-in, metronome, and other settings • Deleting unused audio files
Lesson 3: Editing Audio
• Assigning Left-click and Command-click tools • Editing audio regions nondestructively in the workspace • Adding fades and crossfades • Creating a composite take from multiple takes • Importing audio files • Editing audio regions nondestructively in the Audio Track Editor • Editing audio files destructively in the Audio File Editor • Aligning audio using the anchor and the Flex tool
Lesson 4: Produce a Virtual Drum Track
• Creating a new project with a Drummer track • Choosing a drummer and a drum kit • Editing the drummer performance • Arranging the song structure with the Arrangement Markers • Making the drummer play behind or ahead of the beat • Customizing the drum kit in Drum Kit Designer • Tuning and dampening individual kit pieces
Lesson 5: Recording MIDI and Using Controllers
• Recording MIDI performances • Quantizing MIDI recordings • Merging a MIDI recording with an existing MIDI region • Recording MIDI in take folders • Punch recording a MIDI recording • Creating Track Stacks • Saving Summing Track Stack patches • Mapping and assigning Smart Controls • Controlling Logic Pro X from the iPad using Logic Remote • Using MIDI effect plug-ins • Recording MIDI in step input mode
Lesson 6: Creating and Editing MIDI
• Creating and editing MIDI notes in the Piano Roll Editor and Score Editor • Quantizing MIDI regions • Quantizing individual notes • Using Scale Quantize pop-up menus • Importing MIDI files • Selecting and deleting continuous controller events in the Event List • Creating continuous controller automation in the MIDI Draw area
Lesson 7: Editing Pitch and Time
• Matching a project tempo to an audio file’s tempo • Creating Apple Loops • Adding tempo changes and tempo curves • Applying tape or turntable speed-up and slow-down effects • Making one track follow the groove of another track • Using varispeed effects • Editing the timing of an audio region with Flex Time • Tuning a vocal recording with Flex Pitch
Lesson 8: Editing an Arrangement
• Looping regions and converting loops to individual regions • Repeating regions in the workspace • Packing regions into a folder • Saving alternative arrangements • Inserting silence to create a new section • Removing a section • Removing silence or background noise from a region
Lesson 9: Mixing
• Using folder and summing stacks • Using screensets • Using effect plug-ins • Adjusting volume levels and pan positions • Filtering frequencies with an equalizer plug-in
Lesson 10: Automating the Mix
• Creating track automation graphically • Recording live track automation • Using the Touch and Latch track automation modes • Assigning a MIDI controller knob or fader to remote control the desired parameter • Automating track mute and plug-in bypass • Exporting the mix as a PCM file Students take an end user exam to earn Apple Certified Pro, Logic Pro X status

Logic Pro X

Call for Next Class Start Date:

June, 2017
September, 2017

Call (239) 332-4246 to secure a seat