Record Your Song – Recording Studio Weekend Intensive

Record Your Song – Recording Studio Weekend Intensive

Do you sing and wish you could record your favourite song for your friends and family? Would you love to see the inside of a recording studio and get singing in front of a real microphone? If you are interested and would like to get the “star” treatment in a studio then this is for you!

What is it: A weekend intensive for singers to record themselves singing a song in a professional recording studio with support from an experienced singing teacher, studio sound engineer and accompanist.

Weekend includes:

  • 12 hours in a recording studio
  • warm ups
  • technique and vocal coaching
  • recording, mixing and mastering of both a group and individual song
  • professional accompaniment
  • experienced singing teacher
  • studio sound engineer
  • your song mixed and mastered to share with friends and family

Class size: Max 6 people

Cost: €200

Venue: Orchard Recording Studio, Ennicorthy, Co Wexford.

This weekend in a recording studio will give you a chance to perfect a favourite song and leave with a professional recording to share with your friends and family. Working with a supportive group allows each person to enjoy the process and witnessing other participants recording gives a unique insight and perspective about what works in the studio. This weekend will demystify the recording process and give you a fun experience of recording yourself with a group of like-minded people to cheer you along.

Day 1

10am: Meet – Teas and Coffees

10.30: Introduction with Brendan Carthy, Sound Engineer – covering the process & benefits of recording and how to use the microphone and headphones

11.00: Warm ups – breathing exercises, singing exercises

11.25: Group Song Practice with accompaniment

11.50: Recording of Group Song

12.40: Lunch at local restaurant*

1.45:  Individual song Practice with accompaniment

2:30- 5pm: 30mins per person recording practice

Day 2

10.30am: Meet – Teas and coffees – Feedback from Day 1

11.00: Warm up

11.20: Final recording of Group Song if needed

12.00, 12.30: Individual Song Recording/ Fine-tuning

1pm – 2pm: Take away lunch at the studio*

2.30, 3.00: Individual Song Recording/ Fine-tuning

3.30: Break

4.00: Individual Song Recording.

4.30: Last listen through the songs

5pm: FINISH

* Lunch is not included. A table will be booked for our group in a local restaurant for the first day. On day two we will order lunch to bring into the studio to maximise the time we have to record and mix your songs. Teas and Coffees provided.

Facilitated by: Vocal coach Aideen Ni Riada, sound engineer Brendan Carthy and musician Mike Wolpe accompanying.

As featured on RTE Nationwide, Ireland’s Own, Wexford Echo, New Ross Standard and Irish Independent