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AV41: AV Intensive- Audio for Breakout Rooms

April 3 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm


Elevate your audio expertise with our specialized class tailored for the unique demands of breakout room environments. “AV Intensives – Audio for Breakout Rooms” is designed for individuals seeking to deepen their understanding of audio systems within the context of live events. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of audio fundamentals, from equipment basics to advanced setup techniques, ensuring your audio solutions enhance every event’s success.

Some of the things You Will Learn:

  • Sound System Components: Gain a solid understanding of each part of a sound system and its function, laying the groundwork for effective system management.
  • Speaker Use and Setup: Learn how to choose the right speakers for different spaces and configure them for optimal sound coverage and quality.
  • Signal Level Types and Uses: Explore the various signal levels, including mic, line, and speaker levels, and understand their applications in live sound setups.
  • Minor RF Coordination: Get introduced to the basics of radio frequency coordination for wireless audio devices, crucial for ensuring clear, interference-free audio.
  • Microphone Types and Placement: Discover the wide range of microphone types and learn strategies for their placement to capture pristine audio in various scenarios.
  • Understanding Decibels: Master the concept of decibels in the context of audio production, essential for managing volume levels and avoiding sound distortion.
  • Signal Flow in Systems: Trace the path of audio signals through a system, from source to output, to troubleshoot issues and optimize sound quality.
  • Phantom Power: Understand the principles of phantom power, including its crucial role in powering condenser microphones and active DI boxes, ensuring you can harness this technology to enhance audio quality in any setup.

Why This Class?

Whether you’re a budding audio technician or a seasoned professional looking to refine your skills, this class offers invaluable insights into the art and science of audio for live events. By focusing on breakout rooms, you’ll tackle the specific challenges and opportunities these spaces present, ensuring you’re well-equipped to deliver exceptional audio experiences.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals new to AV production seeking a comprehensive foundation in audio
  • Experienced AV technicians aiming to specialize in audio for live events
  • Event organizers and producers looking to enhance their technical knowledge

Take Your Audio Skills to the Next Level:

Join us for “AV Intensives – Audio for Breakout Rooms” and transform your approach to audio in live events. With hands-on learning and expert guidance, you’ll leave this class ready to tackle any audio challenge with confidence and creativity. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a master of audio for breakout rooms and beyond.

Secure your spot now and sound your best at every event!

L OCATION: OLD Globe Rehearsal Hall. Found across the street from the Old Globe Theater in the Alcazar Garden, the Rehearsal Hall has its own entrance at this pin location. DO NOT ENTER THE MENGEI MUSEUM. They will have no idea who you are, or what class you are talking about. We will gather 15 minutes before class (08:45AM) and go into the classroom together at 9am sharp. Latecomers will be unable to acces the classroom, and therefore will be turned away.


  • The learner must have worked a call from the referral hall, worked under a collective bargaining agreement, or be a current member of IATSE Local 122.
  • This is an in person class. This class has limited attendance and all attendees must have a reservation; therefore, it will be treated like a job call.
  • If you are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket or email education@iatse122.org.
  • Tardiness and/or No-Call-No-Show will be reported to the IATSE Local 122 Compliance Committee.


1363 El Prado
San Diego, 92101
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