January 29, 2022


The Vera Project


$550 + fees


January 29 - 09:00 am


March 19 - 01:30 pm

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The Vera Project


The Vera Project

305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

Seattle, WA, US, 98109

This 8-week workshop immerses you in Vera’s recording studio and teaches the basics of recording equipment use, engineering, and producing.

The Recording Studio Workshop Series is a six-week intensive class on recording music in a studio setting. With guidance from Vera’s professional studio engineers, you will learn how to: use Vera’s Recording Studio mixing board, manage basic and advanced signal flow, select and set up different types of microphones, use EQ and compression, create a headphone mix, coach artists through studio performance, set up Pro Tools for a recording session, various editing techniques. Students will complete this program with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to begin recording at home, at Vera, or at other studios. Other subjects include microphone techniques, building engineer-artist relationships, and critical listening.

Note: The Recording Studio Workshop Series is weekly class that meets for eight sessions from 9am – 1:30pm on the dates below:

  • Saturday January 29
  • Saturday February 5
  • Saturday February 12
  • SUNDAY, February 20
  • Saturday, February 26
  • Saturday, March 5
  • Saturday, March 12
  • Saturday, March 19

Pre-requisites: Recommended to have basic understanding of audio signal flow concepts, and/or completion of Vera’s Basics of Live Sound class.

Complete this workshop to become eligible for assistant engineer volunteer shifts to work alongside Vera’s Recording Studio Engineers.

COVID-19 Safety Information

All attendees (with the exception of youth 5 and under) are required to present proof of COVID vaccination by bringing your original vaccination document or a photo/digital copy + ID to the workshop. Youth 12 and under may provide a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of the class. For the duration of the workshop, attendees will be asked to wear masks, maintain social distancing where possible and sanitize hands between use of materials or equipment. Please do not come to Vera if you test positive for COVID-19, are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or if you had a recent exposure to someone with COVID-19.

Accessibility Information

Vera’s Recording Studio is located on the second floor and can be accessed by electric lift or by stairs. The venue entrance is located on the lower level and has large (heavy) wide doorways. Restrooms are located on the lower level and are wheelchair accessible and gender neutral. Please contact Lev Betron at with any accessibility requests or questions.

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