Long & McQuade Learning Series - Hamilton, ON
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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Hamilton, ON

Long & McQuade Learning Series - Hamilton, ON


Thursday, March 5 | 6:30pm
Recording 101 with Ray Wilson    
Learn the basics of what you need to capture your music using your computer. From hardware to software, learn what components are necessary and how to set up your new gear to begin recording in minutes. With more than 30 years of studio and recording experience, Ray spends much of his free time educating others in the art of audio engineering. By day he is a Sales Manager at Yorkville Sound; by night he is the owner of Synergy Studio in Pickering, Ontario, working with local artists in the Toronto area.

Friday, March 13 | 6:30pm
Know your Fretboard with Rob Tardik
If you think it's time to take your guitar playing to the next level, take this opportunity to learn from Rob Tardik - a multi-award winning guitarist and performer. Rob will demonstrate techniques and real-world theory that allow for greater expression and creativity in your playing. Whether you're just starting out, or have many years of playing under your belt, knowing your fretboard is a skill that will boost your confidence when improvising and creating new music.

Thursday, March 19 | 6:30pm
Recording 102 with Ray Wilson  
The next step in recording. Back by popular demand, recording master Ray Wilson from Yorkville Sound will join us to discuss bringing your home recordings to the next level. He will touch on a variety of topics including: summing, mastering, mic placement, effects, and cool mixing tips and tricks to make your recording experience the best possible.

Thursday, March 26 | 6:30pm
Drum Tuning Clinic with Lindsay Bird and Dave Lawrence
Bring in that snare, tom, or kick drum and learn the secrets of getting your drum to sound amazing. Heads will be available for sale in store so you can work with Lindsay on getting it sounding its best. One drum per attendee. Lindsay has been teaching and performing for many years under the handle @LBird44 and has over 10,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel.


Registration & inquiries may be sent to Paul at pstewart@long-mcquade.com.

Location: Hamilton 2444 Barton Street E    Phone: 905-538-0247
Fee: FREE!