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Logic Pro Classes - Get Apple Certified: Learn from the author of the Apple Certification textbook.

Logic Pro X Classes in Los Angeles, California.

by David Nahmani, author of the Logic Pro X book (Apple Pro Training Series).

Logic Pro X 101 in Dallas, TX โ€” Apple Certification
Feb 29 โ€” Mar 02, 2016
Register before Jan 8, 2016

This three-day hands-on course introduces students to the primary features and basic user interface of Logic Pro X 10.2. Students learn how to Produce Music in Logic, from recording and editing Audio and MIDI, matching tempos, using Flex Time editing, programming drums, arranging, mixing and automation. The Apple Certification test for Logic Pro is included in the price of the workshop, giving students a chance to become an Apple Certified Pro by the end of the workshop.

From 9:30am to 4:30pm + Apple Certification test the last day of the workshop from 4:30pm to 6pm.

This class will take place at Digital Training & Designs in Dallas, TX.

Who Should Attend
This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Logic Pro X. The course is best suited for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to explore the full functionality of Logic Pro X.

What You Will Learn

  • Produce Music in Logic Pro
  • Program Virtual Drum Tracks with Drummer and Drum Kit Designer
  • Record, Edit and Program MIDI Sequences using Software Instruments
  • Record and Edit Audio
  • Correct the Pitch and Timing of Audio or MIDI Recordings
  • Arrange, Mix and Automate

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Basic knowledge of Mac OS X

David Nahmani, author of the official Apple Pro Training Series book "Logic Pro X".

Logic Pro X 10.1 (updated for 10.2) - Apple Pro Training Series by David Nahmani, Peachpit Press (will be provided in class)
Logic Pro X

Each student will be provided a station with an iMac with Logic Pro X installed, and a MIDI Controller Keyboard. Although not required, it is recommended to bring your own set of headphones.


Logic 101 Course Outline

Day 1
Make Music with Logic Now!
Explore the interface, Preview and use Loops, Navigate & Zoom, Build an Arrangement, Mix, and Export the Mix.

Record Audio
Understand Bit Depths and Sample Rates, Study Signal Flow from Mic to Track, Set Up Digital Audio Recording, Record Single Tracks and Multiple Tracks, Change Recording and Metronome Settings, Use Audio Effects, Record Additional Takes, Punch In and Out.

Edit Audio 
Comp Takes, Edit Audio Regions in the Tracks area, Align Audio, Reverse Samples, Clean Up the Project Folder, Destructive and Non-Destructive Editing.

Day 2
Produce a Virtual Drum Track
Use a Virtual Drummer, Work with Genres (Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop and Dance), the Drummer, the Performance, the Drum Kit, Customize the Drum Kit, Customize the Feel and the Performance, Arrange Drums for Different Song Parts, Mix the Drum Kit, Use Drum Machine Designer.

Record MIDI and use Controllers 
Use Software Instruments and Patches, Create your own Patches, Layered Instrument Patches, Keyboard Splits, Use Smart Controls and Controllers, Record MIDI, Quantize a Recording, Merge New Recordings, Record Additional Takes, Use Note Repeat and Spot Erase, MIDI Plug-Ins, Step Input Recording.

Program and Edit MIDI 
Program Notes in the Piano Roll, Program Continuous Controller Events in MIDI Draw (Pitch Bend, Modulation...), Import and Edit a MIDI sequence.

Correct Audio and MIDI Recordings' Pitch and Timing 
Adjust a Song's Tempo to a Loop, Adjust a Loop's Tempo to a Song, Tempo Changes, Tempo Curves, Time-stretch Audio and MIDI, Correct Timing Imperfections in Audio Recordings, Use and Create your own Apple Loops, Tune a Vocal Recording, Use Varispeed, Turntable Speed Up and Slow Down effects.

Day 3
Arrange the Song 
Organize Tracks in the Main Area, Use Screensets, Track Stacks, Copy Material to Fill In Parts, Add or Remove Sections, Work with Alternative Song Structures, Strip Silence.

Use the Amp Designer and Bass Amp Designer, Explore Channel Strips, Learn Signal Flow and Route Audio in the Mixer, Set Volume and Pan, Use the Channel EQ and Frequency Analyzer, Use Busses and Auxes, Add Delay and Reverb, Use Compressors and Limiters, Reverb and Delays, Quick Mastering, Mixing Tips and Tricks.

Automate the Mix and Use Control Surfaces
Create and Edit Offline Track Automation, Record Live Automation On The Fly, Map and Learn Controller Knobs and Faders, Export the Mix.