About this course: Audio Production and Recording dives into the art of audio recording and the science of sound. Students will learn types of microphones and their functions, microphone setups for different music ensembles, and how to mix and master recorded and live audio. Students will have the opportunity to record live musicians as well as shadow alongside a sound engineer during school concerts. Acoustics, or the science of sound, will be gradually taught throughout the course as it pertains to certain sound principals. Examples of acoustical study include measuring music and sound in RHAM’s state-of-the-art auditorium and designing new instruments. This course meets the graduation requirement for technology credit.