A: Sound Tech And PA Training For Churches

Below are videos for basic sound board mixer training. Simply click on the title.

Section 1 – Introduction To Sound Systems

Session 01 – Introduction (3:53 min)
Session 02 – Why do I need a PA system? (14:53 min)

Section 2 – Setting Up Systems, Plugging In and Desk Controls

Session 03 – What’s the most important part of a sound system? (9:10 min)
Session 04 – How do I plug it all in? (21:34 min)

Session 05 – What’s the best way to set up a sound system? (11:18 min)
Session 06 – Gain structure (37:17 min)
Session 07 – What do all the controls on the sound desk do? (24:40 min)
Session 08 – Why am I not getting any sound? (5:51 min)

Section 3 – How Do I Mic Up?

Session 09 – Which mic should I use for what? (8:08 min)
Session 10 – How do I mic up spoken vocals? (17:57 min)
Session 11 – How do I mic up sung vocals? (11:04 min)
Session 12 – How do I mic up acoustic guitars? (4:44 min)
Session 13 – How do I mic up electric guitar amps? (7:27 min)
Session 14 – How do I mic up bass guitars? (3:38 min)
Session 15 – How do I mic up keyboards and pianos? (5:25 min)
Session 16 – How do I mic up orchestral instruments? (10:51 min)
Session 17 – How do I mic up drums? (12:41 min)
Session 18 – How do I mic up hand percussion? (12:22 min)
Session 19 – Using wireless mics (11:37 min)

Section 4 – Building Acoustics

Session 20 – Intelligibility (39:41 min)
Session 21 – Speakers (18:44 min)

Section 5 – Speaker Systems

Session 22 – Speaker efficiency and speaker types (18:59 min)
Session 23 – Where can we best place our speakers? (22:08 min)

Section 6 – Mixing Skills

Session 24 – How do I create a good mix? (36:57 min)
Session 25 – Instrument mixing tips (38:03 min)
Session 26 – How do I mix foldback monitors? (11:02 min)
Session 27 – Foldback monitor positions and levels (6:44 min)
Session 28 – Sharing monitor mixes (6:48 min)Session 29 – Setting musician’s monitor levels (6:24 min)
Session 30 – How do I stop feedback? (14:08 min)
Session 31 – How do I run an effective sound check? (11:43 min)
Session 32 – Using compressors (19:31 min)

Section 7 – Its Too Loud

Session 33 – Four ideas (12:16 min)
Session 34 – Setting sound pressure levels
Session 35 – Controlling musician’s stage levels
Session 36 – Mixing in context
Session 37 – Mixing the money channelsSession 38 – Final thoughts

Section 8 – Conclusion

Session 39 – Outro

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Children’s Ministry

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