Due to popular demand, Hillside is pleased to present another Jon Halliwell offering: a five-week Home Recording course for seasoned and aspiring performers. Each session will begin with a presentation and will include ample time spent listening to and discussing recordings. No special equipment is required.
This beginner/intermediate course takes place over Zoom on Thursday evenings from March 4th to April 1st, for only $50. Limited enrolment.
The course topics for each of the five weeks are
March 4th – Audio Primer
March 11th – The Recording Process / Ready to Record
March 18th – Home Studio Equipment / Working with Tracks
March 25th – History of Recording / Mixing
April 1st – Trends in Recording / Mastering
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Jon Halliwell has over 25 years of professional live audio experience, including 16 years with Hillside Festival and many years of national and international touring as a sound system engineer and front-of-house mixer. Jon has been involved with Hillside on and off since 1995 in various roles including main stage front-of-house mixer, stage manager, and technical director. Jon currently mixes audio for a variety of artists including the Skydiggers, the Tenors, and Secret Path Live. Jon has previously mixed audio for special events at the City of Toronto, Panamania Festival, the Grey Cup, NHL All Star Game, Junos Songwriters Circle, and many more. Jon has toured as an audio system engineer with Leonard Cohen, Michael Bublé, Anne Murray, Nelly Furtado, Feist, The Tragically Hip, Prince, City & Colour, Metric, Arkells, and many more. Jon has taught seminars on audio engineering at PRG Canada, VER Tour Sound, Horizon Solutions, Red Tree Productions, and the University of Guelph.