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Date
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Time
7:00 p.m.
Place
The Vera Project
Cost
Admission Fee

An interactive 2-hr intro to using Vera’s live audio equipment at Vera and prerequisite for Vera’s live sound volunteer & training pipeline.

Basics of Live Sound is both an introduction to live audio engineering and an orientation to Vera Project’s methods and equipment. Topics covered include an introduction to microphones and mic placement, signal paths, stands, cables, DI’s, snake, sub-snakes and etiquette for working with bands. This class is designed for both the novices and experts of all ages and will give an overview of signal flow and setting up small PAs, in addition to the basic requirements for being part of the Vera sound team at shows. Discover why the accommodating, open minded “Vera Attitude” of show production is appreciated worldwide.

This class is a prerequisite for advanced audio classes at Vera and Sound Runner shifts at Vera Project show. Each Live Sound class unlocks new audio engineering volunteer shifts at Vera and eventually paid opportunities in and outside of the venue. Become a volunteer at Vera to access other audio-related educational programs such as tours, field trips, and internships.

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 5 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

Class check in is located at Vera’s upstairs doorway. A lift and outdoor ramp are the two options for moving between the first and second floor. The mainstage area is accessible through large (heavy) wide doorways on Vera’s first floor. Restrooms are on the same level and are wheelchair accessible and gender neutral. Please contact Lev Betron at levin@theveraproject.org with any accessibility requests or questions.

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