Semester 1

Prerequisite: Experience using Digital Audio Workstation software preferred but not essential.  In this subject, students are introduced to the concepts of both live and pre-recorded music and sound in a live and post production setting. Using the Ableton Live software package and live sound reinforcement equipment, students will be guided through a range topics including digital audio editing, audio processors, effects units, equalisers and filters, mixing consoles, microphones and DI’s, connectors and lead types, the physics of sound and OH&S practices. Students are encouraged to enrol in private sound production lessons to consolidate their understanding and further their explorations.


1. Coursework (50%)
2. Live performance or produced track/product (25%)
3. Set up a PA (25%)