These courses are for the recording engineering student’s practical application of the art of audio engineering.  Through guided practice and actual faculty-monitored recording session experiences in the recording studio and live venues, the student will learn the essentials of recording and running a recording sessions in a professional studio and live environments.  Topics will include stylistically dependent instrument and vocal setups, microphone choice and placement, tracking a recording session, mixing and mastering, session protocol, and communication and client relations skills.