The Glenn County Adult Education Recording Arts Program

"Our recording studio is the classroom"

Whether you are interested in working in professional recording studios or wanting to expand your knowledge to design your home recording studio; one thing is certain: you are passionate about making music.

The Glenn County Adult Education Recording Arts Program uses a hands-on learning approach-featuring some of the latest gear used by industry professionals and over 2,000 square feet of production space.

  • Admissions are through Glenn County Adult Education. Enrollment is open to the general public.

  • Low-cost tuition

  • Flexible enrollment schedules; including 8 and 16-week courses

The Glenn County Recording Arts Program is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn about using Pro Tools recording software, mixing and production techniques, or designing a home recording studio.

Curriculum Outline


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Fundamentals of Audio I and II

Delivery: Online with Studio Workshops

Topics: Broad overview of audio engineering fundamentals; including history, microphones, signal flow, and digital audio workstations

Text: Audio Engineering 101: A Beginners Guide to Music Production

Pro Tools I & II

Delivery: Lecture/Lab

Topics: Fundamentals of using Pro Tools software

Text: Pro Tools 101

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Mixing Audio I & II

Delivery: Lecture/Lab

Topics: Tools used by mixing engineers; including compressors, EQ, panning and reverb

Text: Mixing Audio. Izhaki

Recording Workshop I & II

Delivery: Lab (can be retaken multiple times)

Topics: Instructor approved recording projects; from concept to finished productions.

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Course Schedule 2019

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For information and registration, please call (530) 865-1267

Glenn Adult Program/Success One! does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.