Logic 101


In Leeds

£ 750 + VAT


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  • Duration

    3 Days


Create your own music and songs using Logic Pros comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops and DSP effects.
Suitable for: Anyone who wants to learn music editing, production and composition using Logic Pro or Logic Express.

Important information

Government funding available




Leeds (West Yorkshire)
Old Broadcasting House, 148 Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN


On request

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Course programme

This three-day hands-on training course introduces the primary features and basic user interface of Logic Pro. Learn how to generate a customized audio and midi configuration that will seamlessly integrate your own personal production studio. Create your own music and songs using Logic Pros comprehensive array of software instruments, Apple Loops and DSP effects. In-depth lessons will cover MIDI and audio recording, streamlined editing and arrangement techniques, user defined key commands, automation, scoring to picture and surround mixing.

You will learn how to:
  • Work with Plug-Ins
  • Use Audio Instruments
  • Understand Workflow Techniques
  • Edit Audio Regions
  • Use the Sample Editor
  • Work with Apple Loops
Course outline:

This course covers the knowledge necessary to become an Apple Certified Pro, Level One in Logic. Level One certification is granted upon successful completion of the Logic, Level One exam. The exam is sat as part of the course and is taken at the end of the course tuition.

Day 1

Lesson 1 Making Music with Logic

Launching Logic, Exploring the interface, Navigating, Zooming, Previewing and using Loops, Building an arrangement, Mixing, and Exporting the mix

Lesson 2 Recording Audio

Digital Audio Recording Settings, Recording a Single Instrument and Additional Takes, Recording Takes in Cycle Mode, Recording Multiple Tracks and Additional Takes on Multiple Tracks, Punching in and out (Auto and On the Fly), Adjusting Recording and Metronome Settings

Lesson 3 Editing Audio

Deleting Unused Files, Importing Audio Files with the Browser, Comping Takes, Flatten Take Folder, Using Fades Crossfades and Sample Editor, Resizing an Audio Region, Moving an Edit Point, Cleaning a Noisy take

Lesson 4 Recording MIDI

Using Software Instruments, Quantizing a Recording, Using External MIDI Hardware, Merging Recordings, Recording Additional Takes, Layering Instruments and Splitting a Keyboard to Control Two Instruments

Lesson 5 Editing and Programmig MIDI

Importing MIDI Files, Editing in the Piano Roll Editor, Editing in the Score Editor, Editing in the Hyper Editor, Editing MIDI Continuous Controller Events, and Cleaning a MIDI Recording

Day 2

Lesson 1 Programming Drums

Programming a Drum Beat, Editing Velocity and Accents, Humanizing a Pattern and Creating a Snare Roll

Lesson 2 Manipulating Tempo and Time Stretching

Adjusting a Song's Tempo to a Loop, Adjusting a Loop's Tempo to a Song, Tempo Changes and Curves, Time-stretching Audio and MIDI, Using Apple Loops, Creating Blue and Green Apple Loops, Adding Apple Loops to a Lop Browser and Using the Follow Tempo Function

Lesson 3 Arranging the Song

Using the Grid and Catch Function, Inserting Time Signature Changes, Using the Skip Cycle Mode, Cutting Regions, Repeating Sections, and Using Aliases to Build an Arrangement

Lesson 4 Mixing

Preparing for Mixing, Using the Mixer, Individual Channel Strips for Ultrabeat, Using the Library, Using Plug-ins, Using Buses, Reading the Meters, Exporting your Mix, Burning a CD and Exporting Individual Tracks

Day 3

Lesson 1 Automating the Mix and Using Control Surfaces

Region- vs. Track-based Automation, Writing and Editing Offline Automation, Recording Online Automation, and Using External Controllers

Lesson 2 Scoring Movies

Basic Settings, Importing a Movie File, Detecting Scene Cuts, Manipulating the Grid, and Exporting your Movie Soundtrack

Lesson 3 Troubleshooting Logic

Getting Sound Out and In, Getting MIDI Out and In, Recovering Deleted Audio or MIDI Regions, Reading the System Performance Meter, Basic Computer Maintenance Steps, and Adding Third Party Plug-ins

Logic 101

£ 750 + VAT