This is a course for the recording engineering student with little or no experience in the practical application of the art of sound reinforcement. Through classroom instruction and practical experience utilizing lab time within and outside of the studio complex, the student will learn the basic fundamentals of running remote live sound reinforcement equipment through live sessions in indoor and outdoor venues. Techniques to be covered will include stylistically dependent instrument and vocal setups, P.A. microphone choice and placement, P.A. speaker construction and power-matching of sound reinforcement equipment, dealing with weather and other remote location concerns, multiple monitor mixes, feedback suppression techniques, session protocol, and communication and client relations skills.