FEBRUARY 1 - "RULE #1 - UP IS LOUDER"
UNDERSTANDING MICROPHONES, OPERATING LEVELS AND EQUALIZATION
In your first 90 minute class you will gain an understanding of different types of microphones to help you choose the proper mic for your application. You will also learn what happens when you plug a ________ into a ________ (you'll get to fill in the blanks). Lastly, a closer look and listen to using graphic and parametric equalizers will help you create the tone you desire.

FEBRUARY 8 - "I WAS TOLD THERE WOULD BE NO MATH"
DYNAMIC EFFECTS PROCESSING, DIGITAL SAMPLE RATES & RESOLUTION, AUDIO CABLES
In session two, you'll learn what the numbers really mean. 16-bit, 24-bit, or 32-bit, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, or 96kHz - What sample rate and bit resolution should you use and why? You will also get to use compressors/limiters & noise gates to control your sound in a way you never have before. You'll also discover the differences between balanced, unbalanced, shielded and non-sheilded cables and learn which one is best in specific applications.

FEBRUARY 15 - "IF IT SOUNDS RIGHT, IT IS RIGHT"
TIME & PITCH-BASED EFFECTS, MIXING & MASTERING
The final session will cover time-based effects such as digital delay and reverb, as well as pitch correction methods. You'll also learn how and when to use time compression and expansion. We'll give you some mixing tips and debunk several myths about mastering the process so that you can finish your project in style.

----------------- CLASSES ARE FROM 10AM - 11:30AM ------------------



Customer Giveaways Each Saturday, up to a $300 Value: Prizes include Blue Microphones, Shure Headphones, Recording Method Books and more!

CLASSES PRESENTED BY BOB TJARKS


Cascio Interstate Music welcomes the experience and knowledge of Bob Tjarks to our team of talented sales professionals. A veteran of the Chicago audio and music industry for the past three decades, Bob has recently chosen to relocate to the Milwaukee area where he will continue to expand his list of clients.

He has worked with a wide range of Grammy award winning artists, audio engineers and producers from Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Steve Albini (producer for Nirvana), to Richard Marx, Donny Osmand and film producer John Huges. Bob has designed and supplied equipment to recording studios, audio for video post production facilities, mobile recording trucks, and performance stages throughout the midwest and thoroughly enjoys consulting home recording enthusiasts.

He received his music education degree from the University of Iowa and has been a guest speaker and a number of colleges, universities and high schools discussing audio technologies, recording techniques and careers in music. Bob also performs on bass guitar with "The Kingfish" and tour regionally throughout the Midwest.





CLASSES ARE HELD AT CASCIO INTERSTATE MUSIC SUPERSTORE
138TH & NATIONAL, NEW BERLIN

QUESTIONS? CALL 262.789.7600 FOR MORE INFORMATION