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Designing, Controlling and Triggering Audio in Live Performance

  • When: Monday, October 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Boston Center for the Arts, Northeastern University
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit2: All ages
  • Categories: Education | Workshop

Tools for Creativity workshop with Matthew Gray

This workshop is an ‘add-on’ for those already using basic audio software for live performance such as QLab, ProTools, and StudioOne. The aim of the workshop is to increase design knowledge and problem solving by working through 10 cues of ever-increasing complexity. The workshop covers layering audio cues using workstation and performance software, editing the tops and tails of cues, creating looping musical phrases within cue sequences, and triggering cues with a keyboard key or another cue within a sequence. There will be 5 Teaching Assistants on hand to answer specific questions, and participants are encouraged to bring in projects they are working on or have worked on in the past

Matthew Gray is a director, actor, educator, and sound designer. In 1997 he received his directing degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He then went on to teach and direct at LAMDA for eight years, directing over 30 plays. Matthew is Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing in the College of Arts, Media & Design.

Supported by: Northeastern Center for the Arts, Boston Center for the Arts, and the Department of Theatre