MC-Ultimate Two Week Master Recording Class


 

This is a hands-on experience, because web-based classes just can't deliver the same education and inspiration as this in-the-studio experience.

June 11-21 | 9AM–6PM
at Sweetwater, Fort Wayne, IN

$4,995 per person

Includes all session materials, files, meals and lodging through the
end of June 23rd so you can attend Sweetwater's Annual GearFest.

REGISTER NOW

Web-based classes and events just can't deliver the same education and inspiration as this in-the-studio experience. But space is limited, so register now.

Learn every aspect of recording – from tracking to mixing – in this exclusive,
full immersion hands-on in-the-studio class.

Are you ready to make a serious commitment to take your studio skills to the next level? If so, this is the Sweetwater Studios Master Class you've been waiting for. Our studio experts have put together a two-week no-nonsense, hands-on, full-immersion training program designed to help you gain some serious engineering, recording and mixing muscle.

What you'll learn and experience:

Sunday 10

Monday 11

Introduction to signal flow, mic preamps, microphones, EQ, dynamics, and FX

Tuesday 12

Learn the ins and outs of Pro Tools from start to finish

Wednesday 13

Recording drums / bass (different kits, heads, tuning, amps, pedals, guitars, and genres)

Thursday 14

Recording guitars / keys (amps, pedals, guitars, keyboards, and VIs)

Friday 15

Capturing world-class vocals

Saturday 16

Using charts, notation, and Sibelius

Sunday 17

Day off. Have a great time in the Fort Wayne area!

Monday 18

Live recording sessions with studio musicians on Studio A

Tuesday 19

Dive into extensive instrument editing and vocal tuning

Wednesday 20

Dive deep into the art of mixing

Thursday 21

How to make your mixes sound larger than life

Friday 22

Enjoy an amazing day at GearFest

Saturday 23

Enjoy another amazing day at GearFest

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Mark Hornsby

Sweetwater Studios Vice President of Operations/Senior Producer/Engineer

"An award-winning producer, engineer, musician, writer, and lecturer, Mark has worked with a wide variety of artists across many musical genres, from Alison Krauss and Godsmack to Peter Erskine, Jonatha Brooke, the Counting Crows, Russ Taff, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Nathan Heironimus

Engineer

"Nathan's superlative engineering skills and legendary experience with Pro Tools have landed him projects with artists such as Chick Corea, the Small Glories, NEEDTOBREATHE, the Accidentals, Bill Miller, Steven Curtis Chapman, Brent Mason, Carl Verheyen, Fastball, and Russ Taff.

Phil Naish

Executive Producer

A gifted producer, arranger, songwriter, and keyboard player, Phil has played for artists such as Sandi Patty, Boz Scaggs, Dolly Parton, Elton John, Glen Campbell, and Kenny Chesney. He has produced Grammy and Dove Award-winning albums, with credits that include Steven Curtis Chapman, Point of Grace, Carman, and Jaci Velasquez.

Don Carr

Guitarist

An accomplished musician who studied jazz and classical guitar, Don toured with the legendary Oak Ridge Boys for two decades while maintaining a busy recording schedule in Nashville. Don was the guitarist on the TV show The Oak Ridge Boys Live from Las Vegas for five years and has shared the stage with everyone from Lou Rawls and James Brown to Merle Haggard and Tim McGraw.

Dave Martin

Producer / Engineer / Bassist

A native Texan and a member of the Western Swing Hall of Fame, Dave has played gigs with Robert Earl Keen, Robbie Fulks, Shelly West, and the Platters. He’s played on albums for everyone from Robben Ford to Ventures’ guitarist Nokie Edwards. Dave owned and operated Java Jive Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, where he produced projects that range from rhythm & blues and western swing to bluegrass and indie rock.

John Hinchey

Producer / Composer / Arranger

John Hinchey is a producer, composer, and arranger and an expert in digital notation software. He has produced, written, and/or arranged thousands of professional charts and shows for musicians, singers, songwriters, cruise lines, theme parks, high schools, colleges, etc. In the online world, he provides tutoring on the Sibelius notation software and helps musicians adapt to the changing needs of the digital world as it applies to music.

Ken Love

Mastering Engineer

Ken has mastered country records from artists including the Zac Brown Band, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Billy Currington, and Toby Keith; rock records from the Jayhawks, Widespread Panic, Sister Soleil, and the Mavericks; and Christian records from Jars of Clay, Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, and Michael W. Smith.


 


Spaces fill up fast — reserve your spot today!

June 11-21 | 9AM–6PM
at Sweetwater, Fort Wayne, IN

$4,995 per person

Includes all session materials, files, meals and lodging through the
end of June 23rd so you can attend Sweetwater's Annual GearFest.

REGISTER NOW

Web-based classes and events just can't deliver the same education and inspiration as this in-the-studio experience. But space is limited, so register now.