Vocal Production

The most important component in any pop song is the vocal production. Understanding lyrics, relating to the singer or rapper, and enhancing the emotion of the music through vocal representation is one of the most important aspects of modern production. In this workshop we will take a look at techniques that improve the sound of singing or rapping vocals. We will look at different approaches to different genres as well. From pre-production, preparing the voice of the performer, to recording, to mixing.You Will Learn: Preparing for a vocal recording sessionVocal Recording TechniquesMicrophones for vocal recordingVocal effectsDelay and Reverb in VocalsLayering and editing VocalsMixing vocals with an instrumental trackAbout the Instructor:Mariana Hutten (@mari_hutten) is a producer, mixing, and mastering engineer based in Toronto, Canada. Specialized in genres such as pop, rock, hip hop, and jazz, Hutten has worked in a wide range of projects consisting in recorded music, live recording, and music for video.  Hutten has worked on international projects from Montreal, Banff, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Monaco, among others. In addition to her cosmopolitan experience, Hutten has also worked on projects with producers such as Eddie Kramer, Colin Linden, and Richard King.Hutten's goals and commitment to expanding women's involvement in the music and audio industry placed her as a mentor for young women in Toronto. As an Executive Member of the Audio Engineer Society Toronto (AES Toronto) and Co-Director of the Toronto SoundGirls Chapter.Pricing: Admission -FREEJoin Zoom MeetingThe  zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer. 

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The most important component in any pop song is the vocal production. Understanding lyrics, relating to the singer or rapper, and enhancing the emotion of the music through vocal representation is one of the most important aspects of modern production. In this workshop we will take a look at techniques that improve the sound of singing or rapping vocals. We will look at different approaches to different genres as well. From pre-production, preparing the voice of the performer, to recording, to mixing.

You Will Learn: 
  • Preparing for a vocal recording session
  • Vocal Recording Techniques
  • Microphones for vocal recording
  • Vocal effects
  • Delay and Reverb in Vocals
  • Layering and editing Vocals
  • Mixing vocals with an instrumental track
About the Instructor:

Mariana Hutten (@mari_hutten) is a producer, mixing, and mastering engineer based in Toronto, Canada. Specialized in genres such as pop, rock, hip hop, and jazz, Hutten has worked in a wide range of projects consisting in recorded music, live recording, and music for video.  Hutten has worked on international projects from Montreal, Banff, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires, Monaco, among others. In addition to her cosmopolitan experience, Hutten has also worked on projects with producers such as Eddie Kramer, Colin Linden, and Richard King.
Hutten's goals and commitment to expanding women's involvement in the music and audio industry placed her as a mentor for young women in Toronto. As an Executive Member of the Audio Engineer Society Toronto (AES Toronto) and Co-Director of the Toronto SoundGirls Chapter.

Pricing: 
Admission -FREE

Join Zoom Meeting

The  zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. 

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organizer.