Becoming a Recording Engineer
Recording engineers shape the sound of an album. They record, edit, and mix sounds utilizing sound manipulation techniques. They are knowledgeable and well-versed in all of today's recording technology, including multitrack recording programs such as ProTools. They are also often the producer and audio engineer for a session, overseeing both artistic and technical elements of the recording process.
While today's advanced technology allows almost anyone to record sound and music at home, training and experience are essential to becoming a respected and sought-after leader in the recording industry. That means if your dreams include sitting behind the sound console and expertly weaving vocals and instruments to make sweet