Music Editing for Solo Performers

Brett Ashleigh

Fri, Mar 6, 2020
6pm—9pm
Sat, Mar 7, 2020
1pm—4pm
Sun, Mar 8, 2020
1pm—4pm

Improve the live sound for your variety act or burlesque performance with artist Brett Ashleigh.

Sign uphttps://music-solo-performers.eventbrite.ca

 

9 hours total, over 3 sessions // $92, or $65 with any VIVO Producer Membership (+GST), all equipment provided

 

Extended subsidy available for this workshop. See registration page for link to application.

 

Prerequisite: General computer literacy (e.g., saving files, facility with a mouse and keyboard) is required.

 

This beginner workshop is designed for burlesque or variety performers who want to improve their audio files for playback during their live shows. This is a practical workshop which will present an effective workflow for customizing your act’s audio, smoothing transitions between songs, and even setting up a show control system to automate an entire set list.

 

Over 3 sessions, you will:

  • explore the functionality of cheap/free Digital Audio Workstations and editing software (Qlab, Garageband, and Audacity)
  • learn the basic principles of editing audio files
  • demonstrate the ability to edit audio files (cut, fade, loop, merge songs etc.) and output their track as a new single file.
  • create an automated setlist of 3 songs in Qlab
  • work through your challenges with other participants

Bring your own audio. Come prepared with 5 songs, any file type, and you will leave with a killer audio track ready for live performance.

All equipment and software provided. However, participants may bring their own headphones if they wish.

 

Session Dates
Session 1
Fri, Mar 6, 2020 6pm—9pm
Session 1
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 1pm—4pm
Session 3
Sun, Mar 8, 2020 1pm—4pm
Instructor Profile

Brett Ashleigh

Brett Ashleigh is a sound designer, researcher, and PhD student in Communication at Simon Fraser University. Her work takes an intersectional feminist approach to social issues and provides sound-based interventions.