PT310M Advanced Music Production Techniques

LENGTH

Suggested length: 24 hours

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Length

Instructor-Led (Public In-Person*): 24 hours
  • Three 8-hour days of live classroom training

Overview

The Advanced Music Production Techniques (PT310M) course focuses on the advanced operation of a Pro Tools Ultimate system with HD-series hardware in a professional music production environment. It offers technical insights into both Pro Tools Ultimate software and Pro Tools | HD-series hardware.

This course uses a combination of instructor-led sessions and hands-on student activities. It builds on the concepts and skills learnt in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I and II and Pro Tools Production I and II courses and prepares candidates for the Avid Certified | Pro Tools Music Expert certification exam. Candidates wishing to take this certification exam must have firstly passed both the Avid Certified | Pro Tools Specialist and Avid Certified | Pro Tools Music Professional certification exams.

Audience

This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools music engineering skills.

Prerequisites

Completion of the following courses or equivalent experience:


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:


  • Configure and troubleshoot basic Pro Tools Ultimate system components with HD-series hardware
  • Work with Avid HD-series peripherals
  • Correct common problems with Pro Tools settings and database files
  • Monitor system resource usage and adjust settings as needed
  • Use keyboard shortcuts and focus modes to quickly execute tasks and control Pro Tools operations
  • Configure advanced settings for cloud collaboration
  • Perform advanced audio importing and recording
  • Perform advanced MIDI editing
  • Use shortcuts for Nudge settings, Grid settings, and pre-and post-roll auditions
  • Apply advanced Beat Detective operations using Collection mode
  • Apply advanced Elastic Audio principles
  • Understand synchronization concepts and Pro Tools | SYNC HD settings
  • Configure and use Satellite Link for music production
  • Use real-time cloud collaboration techniques
  • Understand Pro Tools Ultimate mixing concepts and principles
  • Perform advanced mixing, apply mixing shortcuts, and recognize proper use of Master Faders and VCA Master tracks
  • Use advanced automation techniques, including Latch Prime, static automation options, and Preview and Capture modes
  • Prepare and export MIDI data for various transfer scenarios
  • Deliver music using AAF and MXF export options
  • Be ready to sit the Avid Certified Expert: Pro Tools | Music certification exam 

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