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SoundLab Series

MOSMA "SoundLab" Workshops delivery short-term, interactive and hand-ons learning for beginners, intermediate and advanced alike. Different areas and technologies in audio production fields such as music production, audio-post production, sound design and mixing are explored.

Recording A Song: Behind the Glass

  • Next Workshop: May 26-28, 2023
  • 3 Day Workshop (15 hrs)
  • Location: Exchange District (Day 1), Erin Campus (Day 2), Exchange District (Day 3)
  • Times: Day 1 (6PM - 9PM), Day 2 (10AM - 4PM), Day 3 (10AM - 4PM)
  • Maximum Participants: 5
  • Registration Fee: $430.00
  • Registration Opens March 28, 2023
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    In this workshop you will learn modern techniques and tools used in music production such as the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), microphones, pre-amps & consoles, signal flow, recording bed-tracks & overdubs, and mixing techniques. From these three days you will develop introductory skills to conduct a basic recording session with a musician/artist, learning how to communicate and work with them to successfully record and mix their song.

    Pop Music Theory

  • Next Workshop: April 29-30, 2023
  • 2 Day Workshop (12 hrs)
  • Location: Exchange District Campus
  • Times: 10AM - 4PM
  • Maximum Participants: 5
  • Registration Fee: TBA
  • Registration Opens March 28, 2023
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    This workshop delivers basic musical ideas and theories to help you create and write your own music. Topics and ideas are introduced using well-known examples before giving you the chance to try them out on your own Digital Audio Workstation. We also welcome you to bring your own instrument to work with. On completion, you’ll leave with a better understanding of how music works and the skills necessary to create your own songs.

    Dolby Atmos Accelerator

  • Next Workshop: June 3, 2023
  • 1 Day Workshop (5 hrs)
  • Location: Erin Campus
  • Times: 10AM - 3PM
  • Maximum Participants: 5
  • Registration Fee: TBD
  • Registration Opens March 28, 2023
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    Dolby Atmos is an emerging Immersive audio format now used in Sound for Film & TV, Game Audio, Music Production and Podcast Production. This workshop will teach you the concepts of Dolby Atmos, the Dolby Atmos Renderer software as well as workflow integration with a Digital Audio Workstation (Pro Tools).

    You will learn how to configure both Pro Tools and the Dolby Atmos Renderer, troubleshoot communication errors, and “best practice” techniques in audio-post production.

    If you’re interested in using Dolby Atmos in your production work, this workshop is a great start! Previous experience with Dolby Atmos is not necessary but we recommend participants have experience with audio production and the use of Pro Tools software.

    MOSMA is an official Dolby Institute Educational Partner and we are excited to bring this workshop to you!

    Youth Workshop Series

    MOSMA has the opportunity to contribute in the development of various arts programs and activities in our community. Through this, we find many youth interested and curious about the audio industry and who want to explore a more creative career after graduation.

    We developed our Youth Workshops to offer a unique opportunity for young individuals to explore their interests in a professional environment. Allowing them to gain valuable insight and hands-on experience in various branches of audio production.

    Recording & Mixing A Song

  • 2 Day Workshop: May 6 & May 13, 2023
  • Location: Erin Campus (Day 1) & Exchange District Campus (Day 2)
  • Times: Day 1 (10AM - 3PM), Day 2 (10AM - 2PM)
  • Maximum Participants: 5
  • Age: 15 to 20
  • Registration Fee: $135.00 (Includes both days)
  • Registration Open

    This workshop aims to provide insight and hands-on learning to youth interested in Audio Production for Music. Access to an industry standard recording studio, collaboration with artists and producers and experiencing first-hand individual roles of producing a recorded and mixed song.

    Sound for Video Games

  • Next Workshop: TBD (2 Day Workshop)
  • Location: Erin Campus (Day 1) & Exchange District Campus (Day 2)
  • Times:Day 1 (10AM - 2PM), Day 2 (10AM - 3PM)
  • Maximum Participants: 6
  • Age: 15 to 20
  • Registration Fee: $135.00 (Includes both days)
  • Registration Open

    How is sound created and implemented into a video game?

    Learn how to record & collect, edit and apply all your recorded "assets" like voices, sound effects and music to a video game using Pro Tools and the Unity Game Engine.


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