Los Angeles – Live Sound Workshop

Here’s your chance to gain knowledge in live sound in a professional environment

In this class, you will learn:

  • The basic components of a live sound venue
  • Gain an understanding of the signal flow of live sound, from source to speakers
  • Understand the role and duties of a live sound engineer
  • Practice sound check and mixing for a concert
  • Practice working with signal processors (compressors, gates, effects)
  • Have access to program various digital consoles (Availability depends on inventory SD10, SD12, SD9, Profiles, SC48, M32, X32


FOH Instructor – Amanda Davis: L.A.- based FOH engineer for Janelle Monáe, Tegan & Sara, and Ella Mai

Monitors & Production Instructor – Whitney Olpin: Monitor Engineer for Melody Gardot, Lauryn Hill, Fitz, and The Tantrums, Sublime with Rome, Marian Hill, X-Ambassadors, and Walk the Moon.

System & Stage Patch Instructors – Emily Pearce and McKenzee Morley: Both Emily and McKenzee work for Schubert Systems

Backline Tech: TBA

Karrie Keyes – Monitor Engineer for Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder and Executive Director for SoundGirls will be on hand as well


  • December 10th & 11th
  • Schubert Systems
  • 7325 Hinds Ave
  • North Hollywood, CA 91605
  • 9 am to 5 pm
  • Space is Limited
  • Lunch $10 per day

Register Here


Day One

  • 9 am – Intro to System Set Up
  • 10 am – Set up Sound System
  • 11 am – Set up FOH
  • Noon to 1 pm Lunch
  • 1 pm – FOH Tuning
  • 2 pm –  Stage Plots, Input Lists
  • 3 pm – Set up Stage & Monitors
  • 4 pm – Line Check & EQ Monitors

Day Two

  • 9 am – What’s in your Gig Bag
  • 10 am – Load in and Set Up Band
  • 11 am- SoundCheck Band
  • Noon to 1 pm Lunch
  • Hands On – Mixing FOH and Monitors
  • Hands On Digital Consoles