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Recording Workshop (The)

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Jose Gross teaches Sound Engineering, Mixing, Synthesiser Programming, Logic Studio, Cubase, ProTools & Sampling at The Recording Workshop. Jose, has been using Music technology hardware and software since it started in the early 1980's. He started his career as the keyboard player and co-founder of 70's Psychedelic Rock band Here & Now. He then...more

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Based in West London since 1989, the Recording Workshop is one of the longest established specialist sound engineering and music technology college's in the UK. The various practical, hands-on courses cover areas such as digital and analogue multi-track recording, digital editing, MIDI, sequencer techniques, sound synthesis, microphone techniques, sampling, mixing, effects and production, and are suitable both for beginners and the more experienced. Class sizes are small, with a maximum of five in a group and no previous knowledge or experience is required.

What's on offer
Over the past 25 years, the Recording Workshop has assisted more than 4,000 musicians and enthusiasts to develop their creative recording and production skills, experience and contacts. Past students have included many professional DJ's, producers, artists and A&R personnel from Warner Music, BMG Publishing, Mother Records, Polygram, Jive Records, Nude Records, Island Records, Parlophone Records, Independiente and Decca Records. Students from the workshop have gone on to find placements in studios such as Mayfair, Metropolis, Sphere Studios and the BBC.

The Recording Workshop provides audio engineering diploma courses & music production courses which include Cubase, Logic Studio, ProTools, Sampling, Synthesizer Programming, Mixing and live audio recording.

Subject strength
We are one of the first sound engineering & music production tutorial colleges in the world with a wealth of teaching and professional experience.

Our students are able to gain professional experience in a very practical and user friendly environment due to the exceptionally small groups in our classes.

This is a fascinating and exciting profession that gives you an opportunity to work with world class acts.

We provide full time 1 and 2 year Sound Engineering Diploma courses as well as 2 year part time music production diploma courses.

One of our most popular courses is our Sound engineering & Music Production Foundation course which we have been running for over 20 years.

Facilities
The Recording Workshop features a fully equipped professional recording studio with recently updated 48 track analogue and digital equipment, two studios and two live rooms.

Teaching room includes 7 Mac workstations.

Music Production Software includes Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Ableton Live, Reason, Kontakt.

Location
The studio is situated in a new purpose built building in north Kensington near the north end of Ladbroke Grove about 15 minutes walk from Ladbroke Grove tube station or 10 minutes from Westbourne Park tube station along the canal. The building is a converted bus depot already holding many music projects and is ideally situated in the middle of this buzzing music business area of London, which includes many record companies, distributors and studios. The studio is on the ground floor with street access and contains an air conditioned sound proofed control room and two sound proofed live rooms.

Underground
Ladbroke Grove & Westbourne Park (Hammersmith & City line)
Kensal Green (Bakerloo line)

London Overground
Kensal Rise

Buses
Nos 23, 70 (Kensal Road), 52, 295, 302, 316 (Ladbroke Grove), 18 (Harrow Road)

The site is also easily accessible by car from central London or outside and pay and display parking is available at 50 pence per hour.

NB: VISITS ARE WELCOME BUT BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY

Open Evening

Come and meet us, take a tour around the music production school‘s studios and discuss the course options available that meet your requirements. We look forward to seeing you then and remember there is a special discount for enrollments taken on an open evening. Visit our website for more details.

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The best thing about the program was the freedom
by Adam - August 2014

The best thing about the program was the freedom. I felt that I could go in for extra time whenever I wanted to work on projects, ask questions, or even use the studio for personal use. The learning curve is steep for a first time music production student because you are thrown into hands-on mixing and are placed in a studio environment. Once a week I observed a session of Jose's and felt that watching an engineer work with artists in the studio gave me a better understanding of how a studio is run and the process by which music is recorded and produced. I highly recommend this program for anyone interested in music production, recording, and engineering

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I learnt so much I decided to do the 2nd year.
by Kristjan - August 2014

I did the 2 years diploma course at TRW, I was only going to do Level 1 to start with but after the first year I learned so much that I decide to do the second year as well and I dont regret it at all! You finish with so much experience and learn so much on both analog and digital. Jose the course leader is a great teacher and he always make sure that everyone in the group understand everything and everything is very well explained. I would recomend this course to everyone that is interested in learning sound engineering professionally. Thanks!

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It was absolutely amazing. The teachers are so nic
by Mark - August 2014

The course was very informative and showed me the basics of music production. Exactly what I was looking for.

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Very informative
by Christopher - August 2014

The course was very informative and showed me the basics of music production. Exactly what I was looking for.

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Exactly what I was looking for
by Karel - August 2014

The course was exactly what I was looking for and why I came to London. Thank you for the wonderful experience. I hope that I will attend another TRW course in the future.

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