AUD 131 - Live Sound II

Course Description

This course is a continuation of live sound techniques, including acoustic properties of sound, sound equipment, signal flow, and system engineering. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

AUD 130 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate microphones and mic placement.
  • Identify the effects - reverb, phase, delay, chorus, flange.
  • Demonstrate mix bussing and routing.
  • Identify the basics of loudspeakers and amplification.
  • Identify the basics of gain structure.
  • Identify the basics of rigging.
  • Test and document audio signal effects - reverb, phase, delay, chorus, flange.
  • Analyze loudspeaker and amplification specifications.
  • Compare and Contrast various audio effects.
  • Safely rig (install) a live sound setup.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
  • Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
  • Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.