Duration: 3 days
Time: 10am - 6pm
Curriculum: Includes Apple Pro Training Book
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Logic 301 - Advanced Techniques in Logic Pro
This three-day course takes you through Logic's powerful advanced features, covering everything from production, editing, and mixing, to notation and scoring to picture. Throughout the class professional secrets are revealed regarding how to streamline production workflow, accelerate editing tasks, effectively manage takes, and construct a mix that will meet the most exacting standards. You'll discover powerful techniques for multi-track recording and explore the limitless potential of Logic's audio instruments, including the revolutionary Sculpture.
Who Should Attend?
This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro or Logic Express. The course is best suited for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to explore the full functionality of Logic Pro.
What You Will Learn
- Customizing the Interface and using Key Commands
- Managing I/O Setups and creating and Managing Takes
- Working with Software Instruments
- Creating and Using Markers
- Scoring to Picture
- Working with Notation
PrerequisitesStudents should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:
- Basic knowledge of Mac OS X
- Level One Logic Pro End User certification is required
- Ideally, students will have attended a Logic 101 course.
Course OutlineNote: 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.
Day 1Lesson 1: Speeding Up Your Workflow
Using Project Templates, Creating Your Own Template, Customizing the Interface, Using Key Commands, Accessing the Tool Menu, Saving a Project Template, Opening and Creating Projects AutomaticallyLesson 2: Managing Projects and Takes
Using Project Folders, Working with Assets, Quickly Accessing Additional Tracks, Recording Multiple Tracks Simultaneously, and Deleting Unused TracksLesson 3: Matching Tempo and Pitch
Working with Apple Loops, Using the Time and Pitch Machine, Performing Time Stretching and Compression in the Arrange Area, and Working with Rubato PassagesLesson 4: Working with Software Instruments
Getting Familiar with the Instruments, Understanding the User Interface, Using Ultrabeat, Using the EXS24 mkII Software Sampler, Using the EVP88 Vintage Electric Piano, Using the EVD6 Vintage Clavinet, Using the EFM 1 FM Synthesizer, Using the ES1 Virtual Analog Synthesizer, Using the ES2 Synthesizer, Using Global Tracks to Create a Quick Arrangement, Sound Design with Sculpture, and Treating Your MIDI Hardware as Software
Day 2Lesson 5: Working with the Arrangement
Creating and Using Markers, Navigating the Arrangement, Navigating with Markers, Isolating Material with Cycle Mode, Using Zooming, and Editing the ArrangementLesson 6: Advanced Audio Editing
Using Edits to Create Parts, Comping Tracks, and Fixing Problems Using the Sample EditorLesson 7: Advanced MIDI Editing
Using Loops, Copies, and Aliases, Demixing MIDI Regions, Working with Region Parameters, Working with MIDI Note Events, and Using Transform FunctionsLesson 8: Working with Mixer Channels
Using the Mixer, Using Insert Effects, Using Send Effects, Panning Stereo Tracks, Switching the Contents of the Plug-in Window, Changing Plug-inLocations, and Using Channel Strip SettingsLesson 9: Controlling Signal Flow
Using Aux Channels as Submixes, Applying Send Effects to Submixes, Using Mixer Groups, and Incorporating External Effects Processors
Day 3Lesson 10: Automating the Mix
Automating the Mix Working with Offline Automation and Performing Real-Time AutomationLesson 11: MIDI Processing in the Environment
Navigating Within the Environment, Creating Environment Objects, Creating Signal Chains, Using Touch Tracks ObjectsLesson 12: Working with Notation
Creating Notation, Entering Notes Using Graphic Input, Entering Notes Using Step Input, Using Staff Styles, Working with Text, Transcribing a Performance, Working with Drum Notation, Creating Scores and PartsLesson 13: Working with Surround
Configuring Logic for Surround, Mixing in Surround, Using Surround Effects, Checking the Surround Mix, Down Mixing, Encoding Surround ProjectsLesson 14: Scoring the Picture
Setting Up Synchronization, Importing Media, Spotting the Movie, Positioning Events in the Timeline