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NCMI59M Audio Mixing Essentials

$190

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 25, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 14, 2020

Designed for those who have completed the Audio Engineering course (NCMI57) or for experienced home studio owners, this 4-week course focuses on essential mixing concepts using real world examples. Taught at the NHTunes recording studio in Manchester's Millyard, students will participate in actual mixing sessions to gain experience and knowledge in a variety musical genres, from voice to full band recordings.

Note: Prospective students that have not completed the Audio Engineering course (NCMI57) are expected to understand the concepts and application of compression, EQ, gating, time-based and modulation effects, and the entire signal path including the use of insert vs. send routing.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn how to create release-quality mixes from your home studio.
  • Study gating, compression, EQ, and their usefulness within the mix.
  • Learn how to apply effects that enhance the mix.
  • Attain a wide range of mixing of experience by participating in mixing sessions that span multiple musical genres.

Bob Desmarais owns and runs NHTunes, A 1,800+ sq ft studio located in the Waumbec Mill which specializes in audio recording and piano, voice, and guitar lessons. A member of the Audio Engineering Society, Bob has been playing guitar professionally for nearly thirty years, and has been recording bands and soloists for nearly a decade. He currently performs in the acoustic duo Sonic Boomers. He has an MBA from SNHU, and a Guitar Certificate from Berklee College of Music.

Required Text: Home Recording: Need-To-Know Essentials To Improve Your Mixes by Robert A Desmarais (ISBN-10: 1516864476 | ISBN-13: 978-1516864478)

NCTD19M Home Inspection

$1,025

with Robert Bowden

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks

Class Schedule: Tues. & Thurs. 5:00pm - 8:00pm Sat. 8am - 2pm

This is a State of New Hampshire and American Society of Home Inspection (ASHI) certified course that provides a comprehensive training program on how to inspect a home in accordance to the Standards of Practice of recognized professional organizations (ASHI, NAHI and NACHI0). Home inspectors provide an important role in the real estate transaction of buying a home. Our 80 hour training program provides you the knowledge to do an intensive home inspection for your client.

This course includes classroom participation, guest speakers, and hands-on learning with a certified home inspector. Participants shadow with a home inspector while they perform 3 home inspections on different houses during our course.

This course prepares students to take the national test, which is required for certification.

Required Book Information:

Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards, 3rd Edition. Author Carson Dunlop (ISBN: 978-1-4754-2906-0)

This course is WIOA Certified.

NCAT127M NH State Inspection Test Preparation Course

$105

with Todd Mikonis / Mat Paras

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 19, 2019 at 6 pm
9 additional sessions through Aug 25, 2020

This course is designed to prepare technicians for the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test. An In depth analysis of the state laws will be thoroughly discussed and reviewed. Technicians will be taught how to properly perform safety inspections as outlined in the Saf-C 3200 Official Inspection Station Rules. Technicians will perform multiple sample hands on Inspections during this course. This course does not replace the mandatory Inspection Overview Course as cited in Saf-C 3205.03 but is designed to be used in addition to increase your knowledge and understanding during testing. Completing this course does not guarantee that you will pass the New Hampshire Motor Vehicle State Inspection Test.

NCMI57M Audio Engineering

$190

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 7, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks
3 additional sessions through Oct 17, 2020

Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Using Modern Digital Technology! Designed for digital audio beginners & intermediates who want to improve their home recording skills or even open their own project studio someday, this 4-week course focuses on using modern technology to make great-sounding recordings. Taught at the NHTunes recording studio in Manchester’s Millyard, students will study audio engineering fundamentals, as well as technology-specific audio applications. To gain 'real-world' experience in audio engineering, students will participate in actual mixing and mastering sessions.

What You'll Learn

  • The basic concepts of digital audio recording.
  • How to use digital audio software sequencers and plug-ins.
  • The principals of, and gain proficiency in mixing and mastering audio.
  • How to facilitate productive recording sessions.
  • To identify & understand the key areas of the audio signal chain: room, sound source, microphone, preamp, converter, monitors.

Bob Desmarais owns and runs NHTunes, a 1,800+ sq ft studio in the Waumbec Mill which specializes in audio recording and piano, voice, and guitar lessons. A member of the Audio Engineering Society, Bob has been playing guitar professionally for nearly thirty years, and has been recording bands and soloists for nearly a decade. He currently performs in the acoustic duo Sonic Boomers. He has an MBA from SNHU, and a Guitar Certificate from Berklee College of Music.

Required Text: Home Recording: Need-To-Know Essentials To Improve Your Mixes by Robert A Desmarais (ISBN-10: 1516864476 | ISBN-13: 978-1516864478)

NCPD12M Starting a Business in NH

$50

with Multiple Instructors

Calendar Next session starts at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks

Would you like to be your own boss? Do you have an idea for a business or have a hobby that you want to take to the next level? In this set of workshops, you will learn the fundamentals of starting a business. Learn the value and elements of a business plan. The workshops will be taught by subject matter experts from the community. You will learn about legal aspects of starting a business, insurance options that should be considered, business loans and record keeping.

This program is a partnership between the Small Business Development Center and Manchester Community College.

 

 

Full Course

NCMI82M Audio Engineering & Mixing Externship 1

$720

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts

36 hours of time spent at NHTunes recording studio in Manchester's Millyard. Students learn the in's and out's of running a music studio, and shadow on mixing and recording sessions.

Externship applicants must go through an interview process before being accepted into the externship program

NCMI83M Audio Engineering & Mixing Externship 2

$880

with Bob Desmarais

Calendar Next available session starts

An additional 44 hours of time spent at NHTunes where students continue to learn the business, and will be expected to participate in mixing and recording sessions.

Externship applicants must go through an interview process before being accepted into the externship program.





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