Music Production students get an education in recording arts engineering at Universal Audio.

Student field trip to UNIVERSAL AUDIO. Learned about designing for Thunderbolt audio interfaces, analog recording hardware, and UAD audio plug-ins. Also got to see the UA recording studio and meet UA Founder, Bill Putnam. Pretty cool! Felt like we had the golden ticket to the Willy Wonka Factory!

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Universal Audio installs their Apollo into Classroom Studio

Scotts Valley High’s ROP Music Production and Recording Arts class got Universal Audio’s Apollo interface installed into their recording studio this week.

“The Apollo features all new A/D and D/A conversion for extremely detailed and open sound, giving you measurably the lowest noise and highest dynamic range in their class.” – Universal Audio

Students will now be able to record their original songs written in class on the most advanced technology used in the industry!

Music Production and Recording Arts students get a tour of Universal Audio!

Students with Bill Putnam at Universal Audio

Students with Bill Putnam at Universal Audio

SVHS Choir is the first to record in the new studio! The new ROP Music Production/Recording Arts Class is FULL this year. Thank You to Universal Audio, Antares, The Grammy Foundation and Scotts Valley Rotary for making this class possible by all your donations and grants.

SVHS Records in the New Studio!

Scotts Valley High will be Offering a Class Next Year Through ROP in Music Production and Recording Arts. Sign Up NOW with Ms. Levy in the ROP Office at School! Work in our new STUDIO!

Studio was built last year by Universal Audio and Antares. If you like to write and record your own music, this is the class for you. No other public high school offers this course. Discover the possibilites of a career in the music industry!

And the Grammy goes to……

Scotts Valley High School has received the Grammy Enterprise Grant for $5500. This grant will go towards funding music composition work stations and music computer programs for our students.  With our new recording studio from Universal Audio and Antares and this grant from the Grammy Foundation, Scotts Valley High School music students can look forward to even more opportunities in music education for next year!http://www.grammy.org/recording-academy/press-release/apr-19-2011-930-am