West L.A. Music invites interested parties to learn about theDigidesign’s Pro Tools at the Apple Education Center, located at 2401Colorado Ave., Suite 325, Santa Monica, CA. Seating is limited, andreservations are required at www.westlamusic.com.
Here is a list of seminars available:
Introduction to Pro Tools, featuring M Box and Digi 001, hosted onJuly 25, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., is tailored for songwriters, composers,musicians, DJs, hobbyists, educators, church music directors, homestudio owners and anyone considering a digital recording system.Digidesign factory experts and West L.A. Music’s Mark Spiwak willpresent a complete overview of the recording process featuringDigidesign’s M Box and 001 recording systems. Each attendee willreceive a certificate for a free personal consultation with West L.A.Music’s trained product specialists.
Pro Tools HD, on July 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., is for recordcompany executives, songwriters, producers, engineers, film and TVprofessionals, studio owners, educators, and anyone who wants to learnabout Digidesign’s most advanced system or upgrade to the latestversion of Pro Tools. Digidesign Pro Tools experts and West L.A.Music’s George Adjieff will focus on the latest features ofDigidesign’s new HD release, including enhanced DSP power, highersample rate support, new high-resolution audio interfaces and syncdevices, abundant track count and I/O capacity, extensive routingflexibility, as well as an explanation regarding the hardware andsoftware components needed for stellar sound quality. Attendees willreceive a free analysis of your proposed system design so your systemwill work properly the first time.
Pro Tools Control Surfaces, Plug-Ins & Surround Mixing, held onAugust 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees should include Pro Toolsowners, producers and engineers, studio owners, post-productionfacility owners and broadcast company owners. Digidesign productspecialists and West L.A. Music’s Joe Taupier will explain andcompare Pro Tools control surfaces including ProControl, Control 24 andEdit Pack. Discover new and advanced features of Pro Tools HD. Learnthe secrets of automation, surround sound monitoring, accessingplug-ins from each control surface, using joysticks with Edit Pack forsurround sound panning, plus shortcuts and power user tips. Apresentation of third-party software plug-ins will include NativeInstruments Battery, B4 and Pro 52; Waves Platinum Bundle, Masters andRestoration; IK Multimedia Sample Tank and Amplitude; and SpectrasonicsStylus.