London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) March 30, 2009 -- Alchemea, the London-based audio college, has developed an intensive hands-on 4-month Live Sound Diploma Course. Alchemea has worked closely with leading industry professionals to create this unique training opportunity.
All practical training on Alchemea's Live Sound Course [http://www.alchemea.com] will take place at Brixtonâs historic venue âThe Fridgeâ, which is currently undergoing a substantial refurbishment program. Alchemea is installing a world-class PA system: d&b audiotechnik J-series PA system, with a Digidesign Venue Profile HD64 front of house console with a Pro Tools HD recording system and a classic Midas XL3 Monitor desk. Students will also receive training on the latest Yamaha digital consoles including the industry standard M7CL and the high end PM5D.
Alan 'Nobby' Hopkinson has been appointed as Alchemeaâs Head of Live Sound [http://www.alchemea.com] and will oversee the Fridgeâs new system. Alan is revered for his work with Tool, Rage Against The Machine and Joan Armatrading. Alchemeaâs other live sound tutors have also worked at the highest level with large international acts including Van Morrison, Razorlight, Tori Amos, Estelle, Biffy Clyro, Editors, Franz Ferdinand, White Stripes, Stereophonics and many more.
Students will gain invaluable âreal worldâ experience working on live events at the Fridge. The Fridgeâs management is currently working with top event promoter Barry Marshall-Everitt (ex-Borderline & Mean Fiddler) to ensure that students gain plenty of practical experience of concert productions as they happen. In the words of Barry, they will see âthe good, the bad and sometimes the down right ugly......perfect training.â
Students will also gain the industry recognised âSafety Passportâ through the Safety Pass Alliance and the Production Services Association, take Digidesignâs official VENUE (210V) certification program [http://www.alchemea.com] and receive a live sound tool kit.
Throughout the course, guest lectures and seminars will be presented by industry leaders including Yamaha, d&b audiotechnik, Digidesign, Midas.
Alchemea is offering a 20% discount for their first course, which starts on 1 June. Subsequent courses will follow every 4 months.
For more information about Alchemea's Live Sound Course, visit [http://www.alchemea.com], telephone +44 (0) 20 7359 3986 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Alchemea College Of Audio Engineering:- Founded in 1992, Alchemea has since established a reputation in the Audio Industry as one of the world's foremost professional audio engineering colleges. With a focus on practical application whilst learning, Alchemea's Live Sound Course, along with their full time audio engineering courses and evening and weekend short course program covering many industry disciplines, aims to produce graduates fully equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, practical experience, commitment and personal attributes to carve out a successful career in the professional sound industry. Press Release Distribution By PressReleasePoint
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