Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC

Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

Adobe Audition CC software delivers the cross-platform tools that video and film professionals, broadcast engineers, and audio specialists need for recording, editing, mixing, creating soundtracks, and restoring audio. A new, high-performance audio playback engine drastically speeds up operation; enables work on multiple simultaneous audio and multitrack files; and allows effects, noise reduction, and audio sweetening processing in the background. Royalty-free content makes creating sound beds, scores, and soundscapes easy. Native 5.1 surround sound capability and roundtrip editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC software promote a smooth video production workflow, while Open Media Format (OMF) and XML support project exchange with Avid Pro Tools and third-party NLEs.

Next Class Dates

Mar 19, 2018 – Mar 21, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC Course

  • » This class is designed for those who want to learn music production and composition using Adobe Audition.

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Course Prerequisites for Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC

  • » Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X or Windows skills.
  • » Basic knowledge of audio terminology is recommended.

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Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC Course Objectives

  • » Audio Interfacing
  • » The Audition Environment
  • » Basic Editing
  • » Signal Processing
  • » Audio Restauration
  • » Mastering
  • » Sound Design
  • » Creating and Recording Files
  • » Multitrack Editor Orientation
  • » The Multitrack Mixer View
  • » Editing Clips
  • » Creating Music with Sound Libraries
  • » Recording in the Multitrack Editor
  • » Automation
  • » Mixing

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Audition Fundamentals: An Introduction to Audition CC Course Outline

      1. Audio Interfacing
        1. Audio interface basics
        2. Mac OS X audio setup
        3. Windows setup
        4. Testing inputs and outputs with Audition (Mac or Windows)
        5. Using external interfaces
      2. The Audition Environment
        1. Waveform vs. Multitrack views
        2. The Audition Workspace
        3. Navigation
      3. Basic Editing
        1. Opening a file for editing
        2. Selecting a region for editing and changing its level
        3. Cutting, deleting, and pasting audio regions
        4. Cutting and pasting with multiple clipboards
        5. Extending and shortening musical selections
        6. Simultaneous mixing and pasting
        7. Repeating part of a waveform to create a loop
        8. Showing waveform data under the cursor
        9. Fading regions to reduce artifacts
      4. Signal Processing
        1. Effects basics
        2. Using the Effects Rack
        3. Amplitude and Compression effects
        4. Delay and echo effects
        5. Filter and EQ effects
        6. Modulation effects
        7. Noise reduction/restoration
        8. Reverb effects
        9. Special effects
        10. Stereo imagery effects
        11. Time and Pitch effect
        12. Third-party effects (VST and AU)
        13. Using the Effects menu
        14. Managing presets
      5. Audio Restauration
        1. About audio restoration
        2. Reducing hiss
        3. Reducing crackles
        4. Reducing pops and clicks
        5. Reducing broadband noise
        6. De-humming a file
        7. Removing artifacts
        8. Manual artifact removal
        9. Alternate click removal
        10. Sound removal
        11. Using Essential Sounds
      6. Mastering
        1. Mastering basics
        2. Step 1: equalization
        3. Step 2: dynamics
        4. Step 3: ambience
        5. Step 4: stereo imaging
        6. Step 5: “push” the drum hits; then apply the changes
        7. Mastering diagnostics
      7. Sound Design
        1. About sound design
        2. Creating rain sounds
        3. Creating a babbling brook
        4. Creating insects at night
        5. Creating an alien choir
        6. Creating sci-fi machine effects
        7. Creating an alien drone flyby
        8. Extracting frequency bands
      8. Creating and Recording Files
        1. Recording into the Waveform Editor
        2. Recording into the Multitrack Editor
        3. Checking remaining free space
        4. Drag-and-dropping into an Audition Editor
        5. Importing tracks as individual files from an audio CD
        6. Importing tracks as a single file from an audio CD
        7. Saving a template
      9. Multitrack Editor Orientation
        1. About multitrack production
        2. Multitrack and Waveform Editor integration
        3. Changing track colors
        4. Loop selections for playback
        5. Track controls
        6. Channel mapping in the Multitrack Editor
        7. Side-chaining effects
      10. The Multitrack Mixer View
        1. Mixer view basics
      11. Editing Clips
        1. Creating a DJ-style continuous music mix (mixtape)
        2. Mixing or exporting a collection of clips as a single file
        3. Selecting and merging all clips in a track into a single file
        4. Editing for length
        5. Clip edits: Split, Trim, Volume
        6. Extending a clip via looping
      12. Creating Music with Sound Libraries
        1. About sound libraries
        2. Getting started
        3. Building a rhythm track
        4. Adding percussion
        5. Adding melodic elements
        6. Using loops with different pitch and tempo
        7. Adding effects
      13. Recording in the Multitrack Editor
        1. Getting ready to record a track
        2. Setting up the metronome
        3. Recording a part in a track
        4. Recording an additional part (overdub)
        5. “Punching” over a mistake
        6. Composite recording
      14. Automation
        1. About automation
        2. Clip automation
        3. Track automation
      15. Mixing
        1. About mixing
        2. Remixing
        3. Testing your acoustics
        4. The mixing process
        5. Exporting a stereo mix of the song
        6. Burning an audio CD of the song
        7. Exporting to SoundCloud
      16. Audio/Video Applications (Optional)
        1. Importing a video
        2. Automatic Speech Alignment
        3. Audition integration with Adobe Premiere Pro

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Beata B.
- Adobe Certified Expert and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
- A.A.S. in Commercial Art - Computer Graphics Specialization.
- Graphic Designer Specialist, including advanced photo retouching and color correction, masking, realistic photo collages, preparation of complex digital files for commercial output, digital illustration and complex vector graphics


Beata Bogaczewicz is a highly accomplished, results driven Graphic Designer and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), bringing over fourteen years of combined graphic design, creative production, technical training and project management experience. She is an Adobe Certified Expert with a multitude of Adobe certifications including Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert and Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert.

Her signature teaching style involves breaking down complex topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. She not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results. Her hands on approach makes memorizing effortless while promoting creative thinking.
Carmille A.
- Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.


Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.


Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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