Intro to Live Sound
Partnership with DukeCreate & Co-Lab Roots
About the Workshop
This workshop will teach the basics of how to setup and run a live sound system. We’ll cover speaker placement, what cables to use, how to run a mixing board, how to mic instruments, how to connect laptops and DJ controllers, and how to EQ a system to fit a room. Participants are welcome to bring instruments and equipment to test out.
About the Instructor
Brooks Frederickson is a musician and artist based in Durham, NC. A fourth year PhD student in Music Composition at Duke, Brooks’ research focuses on the community and collaborative aspects of music and art making. His music has been performed internationally, used in films, and danced to.
Recent recording projects include his first full length album “Small Works” released through New Amsterdam Records’ Windmill Series, his “steroidally hard-driving, rock-influenced” (NY Times) piece Undertoad on Bearthoven’s Cantaloupe Records release “Trios”. Brooks’ music can also be heard on Consortium5’s recording “Tangled Pipes” out on the UK Nonclassical record label, and on A/B Duo’s “Variety Show.”
About the Location
This workshop will meet in the Classroom 131 of the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC, 27705.