School of Sound

Overview –

The School or Sound is run by Grace Vineyard Church and is designed to equip live sound operators with the musical, technical, and personal skills required to effectively serve in a church worship environment.

Course Details –

Lectures are held over two block courses. Block courses include live lectures as well as discussion times and practical exercises.

Course Outline –

Topics include:

·       Introductory theology of worship
·       Setting healthy culture
·       Introduction to mixing techniques
·       Dealing with volume
·       EQ
·       Effects
·       Dynamic processors
·       Frequency ear training
·       Introduction to loops, clicks and backing tracks for Mainstage and Ableton live
·       Mixing for specific instruments
·       Navigating a digital desk

Entry Requirements –

If you are involved in sound mixing for a local church or wish to be, this is the course for you. Some musical understanding is preferred but not required. No prior sound mixing experience is required.  

Fees –

Standard price $60

Block course Location –

Grace Vineyard City Campus, 150 Ferry Road, Christchurch, New Zealand

Dates –

Dates for 2019 TBC

Contact Us

Dates and registrations for 2019 will be out soon. If you have any queries in the meantime please contact us below!

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