This course begins an advanced study of the essential equipment, recording techniques, and theoretical principles used in the modern professional recording studio.  Emphasis is placed on the advanced study of sound and its production, as well as the capture, distribution, preservation, manipulation and enhancement of sound through the use of advanced, modern studio tools.  Daily hands-on practice in multiple-format studios helps to solidify advanced concepts and makes them a part of you.  Students will additionally learn essential knowledge of the basic electronics and audio theory necessary for intuitive and creative operation of Pro Tools TDM and other professional DAW tools of the modern recording studio.