Logic 101 Certification Course

Logic 101: Introduction to Logic Express 9 and Logic Pro 9 Course - Introduces students to the primary feature set and basic user interface of Logic Express and Logic Pro.

Duration : Full Day Course (5 days, 8hrs each), Evening Course (12 days, 3hrs each), Weekend Course (5 Saturdays, 8hrs each)

Make Music with Logic

Opening Logic, Exploring the Interface, Starting a Project with Apple Loops, Navigating the Project, Building an Arrangement, Mixing the Song, and Exporting the Mix

Recording Audio

Setting Up Digital Audio Recording Settings, Recording a Single Track, Recording Additional Takes, Recording Multiple Tracks, Punching In and Out (On the Fly and Automatic), Changing Recording and Metronome Settings

Editing Audio

Comping Takes, Assigning Mouse Tools, Editing Audio Regions in the Arrange Area, Deleting Unused Audio Files, Manipulating the Waveform with the Flex Tool and Editing Audio Destructively in the Sample Editor

Recording MIDI

Recording MIDI, Quantising MIDI Recordings, Merging Recordings into a MIDI Region, Recording MIDI Takes, Using Punch Recording, Using Step Input Recording and Filtering Incoming MIDI Events

Programming and Editing MIDI

Programming in the Piano Roll Editor, Editing a MIDI Recording, Using the Score Editor, Editing Notes with a MIDI Keyboard, Editing Note Velocity Using Hyper Draw, Editing MIDI Continuous Controller Events and Editing in the Event List

Programming Drums

Programming a Drum Pattern in Ultrabeat, Changing the Groove in the MIDI Editors, Creating a Snare Roll Using the Hyper Editor, Converting a MIDI Sequence into an Audio Region and Converting an Audio Region into a Sampler Instrument Track

Manipulating Tempo and Time Stretching

Matching the Project Tempo to an Audio Region's Tempo, Inserting Tempo Changes and Curves, Creating Apple Loops, Changing the Playback Pitch and Speed with Varispeed, Time Stretching and Tempo Matching with Flex Time Editing and Creating a Turntable or Tape Slowdown Effect

Arranging and Preparing for the Mix

Previewing the Song, Using Existing Material to Fill in Parts, Adding and Deleting Sections, Muting Elements and Cleaning Up Noisy Recordings


Previewing the Final Mix, Using the Amp Designer, Using the Pedalboard, Adjusting Levels, Choosing Pan Positions, Choosing EQ Settings, Using Delay and Reverberation, Using Dynamic Processing Plug-ins and Tips and Tricks

Automating the Mix and Using Control Surfaces

Creating and Editing Offline Automation, Recording Live Automation, Using Control Surfaces and Exporting the Mix

Troubleshooting and Optimisation

Making Backups, Solving Audio and MIDI Routing Problems, Optimising Hardware Performance and Addressing Unexpected Behaviours

Certification Exam

Students take an end user exam to earn Apple Certified Pro, Logic Pro 9 Level One status

Exam Review, Evaluations and Wrap Up