Q: How can an Audio Masterclass course help me?
I'm thinking about enrolling on the Audio Masterclass Music Production and Sound Engineering online course. Could you tell me how the course will help me?
There are two possible scenarios...
1. Your recordings are not up to professional standards, and you know it.
2. Your recordings are fully up to professional standards, but you don't know it.
Let's take the second scenario first. There you are, in your home recording studio. You produce track after track and they sound really good, but you don't seem to be getting anywhere with your music.
One surprisingly common reason for this lack of success is that there are quite a few people out there who have learned how to record all on their own, and they are producing really good work.
But because they have never had any professional feedback, there is a lurking doubt in their minds that they can't really compete against the 'big guys'.
Here's an analogy - I like to watch motor racing on TV. Often you will see a driver in race after race after race, never winning.
Then suddenly they do win a race, and then they can't stop winning!
Clearly they didn't become a better driver overnight. What's happened is that they have learned how to win!
So if you are already making great recordings but you're not getting anywhere with them, Audio Masterclass can help.
What the Audio Masterclass course can do for you is take you through all the elements of sound and recording, fill in any minor gaps in your knowledge, and show you exactly where you are going right, and how to avoid going wrong in any way in your productions.
We will give you the confidence to succeed. And once you have placed your first track, the floodgates of success will be open!
Most of our students are not so far advanced.
What they do have in common is that they realize that they need help to succeed.
- Suppose you wanted to be a brain surgeon - you would need highly specialized training.
- Suppose you wanted to be a tennis pro - you would need a coach.
- Suppose you wanted to become a famous actor - you would need to go to acting school to learn how to act.
So if you want to become a music producer, or successful recording artist, you will need help.
Music is one of the most competitive industries there is. It's true that some people can make it on their own. But most of us need help, and even if you don't need help, you'll find your success a lot sooner than if you have to find your way on your own.
So in summary, Audio Masterclass can help you achieve success in your music, faster than you could do it on your own.
Course Director, Audio Masterclass
By David Mellor, Course Director of Audio Masterclass, Tuesday September 07, 2010