Home Recording for Singer-Songwriters
- Online Classes
*THIS IS AN ONLINE CLASS*
Recording for Singer-Songwriters is a class for songwriters to learn beginner techniques for documenting their music. This class will cover basic home setups: microphone recommendations, audio interfaces, DAWs (digital audio workstations), audio editing, and basic mixing techniques. Students are encouraged to have a computer with recording software to participate in this class. If you’re looking to start recording your songs at home or how to spruce up your tracks with some professional mixing tips this class is for you!
This class will be held from 8:00-9:15pm on Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2 (makeup: April 9)
Please note: Limited to 12 students (16 yrs of age or older); Pre-sales are highly encouraged! Sales end 1 hour before the class begins. 3 students are required for this class to meet. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified and receive a full refund.
Kayla Blackburn is a freelance audio engineer and indie-folk singer-songwriter. Kayla’s expertise is in live sound, recording, and mastering engineering. She has been at Plaid Dog Recording since 2020 and has engineered numerous projects at The Record Co. She is an A1 (front-of-house engineer) at the Institute of Contemporary Art and is a freelance A1 and A2 in the Boston area. Artists/Clients she has worked with include: Anjimile, Biitchseat, Ella McDonald, Oprah, Aroof Aftab, Fabiola Mendez, autumnal, and the NAACP.
As a songwriter, Kayla draws inspiration from artists like Patty Griffin and Tracy Chapman, with her captivating folk songs that pull you in and remind you of the profound, yet painful human experience. With her songs about hope and justice, she strives to promote radical change through art. Her musical background prior to her education at Berklee College of Music (B.M. 2021, Music Production & Engineering), was primarily classical voice training. Her background as a vocalist has made her passionate about choral music and vocal production, exploring the intersection of choral arrangements and technology.