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Sound and Audio Mixing

Level: Estimated Duration: 15-20 weeks

Behind every song of the summer, feature film, or cartoon is a seasoned sound engineer. In this course, we’ll teach you how to record and produce pro-level sounds using Audacity audio editing software. From there, you can add effects to music and voice tracks, piece together multiple audio files for a layered sound, and learn the ins and outs of copyrighting your work. You can thank us later in your Grammy speech.

Learn How To:

  • Become an Audacity software expert
  • Create and edit audio
  • Add fun effects to music and voice tracks
  • Mix and master multitrack audio files
  • Navigate copyright and intellectual property

What you’ll create:

  • Your own portfolio of mixed-and-mastered music and voice tracks


  • Audacity 2.0.5 (free download included)
  • Students who begin between Aug 1 – Jan 31 are eligible for the Spring Showcase Event.
  • Students who begin between Feb 1 – July 31 are eligible for the Fall Showcase Event.

System Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac: OSX 10.7 or higher