Location: Bowdoin / cwatkins


Christopher Watkinson

Adjunct Lecturer in Music and Recital Hall Technical Director

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Studzinski Recital Hall

Teaching this semester

MUS 1451. Introduction to Audio Recording Techniques

Christopher Watkinson
Explores the history of audio recording technology as it pertains to music, aesthetic function of recording technique, modern applications of multitrack recording, and digital editing of sound created and captured in the acoustic arena. Topics include the physics of sound, microphone design and function, audio mixing console topology, dynamic and modulation audio processors, studio design and construction, principles of analog to digital (ADA) conversion, and artistic choice as an engineer. Students create their own mix of music recorded during class time.

Christopher Watkinson