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HARMAN Online Training Courses and Webinars


During this unprecedented period HARMAN are offering a series of pro audio training webinars from industry experts. Please note pre-registration is required for most events.  (In addition Martin by HARMAN professional lighting training and webinars are listed here.)

Archived Previous Sessions

25 March, 00:00 (GMT)

Switching from Analog Audio and Video to IP Workflows - Why Fix What Isn’t Broken w/ Cameron O’Neill

Join Cameron as we explore the basics of IP audio and video and then compare them to traditional designs. Drawing on case studies from the live entertainment and broadcast industry, we will also dive into some common IP misconceptions.

18 March, 01:00 (GMT)

Just the Hits! A History of HARMAN Audio Products from Cinemas to the Stage w/ Peter Moses

Join us to explore some of HARMAN’s first product innovations – we’ll discuss the technology and speak to the people who benefited. Plus, we’ll talk about technology firsts in large stadium tours, digital effects, and dynamic processors.

08 March, 18:00 (GMT)

Planning-Communication-Compromise: Foundations for a Great Live Mix w/ Michelle Pettinato

Creating the perfect audio mix for your live show starts long before you touch the console. It’s often a result of meticulous planning, good communication and sometimes compromise. In this webinar, Michelle shares her strategies for success.

25 February, 01:00 (GMT)

An Introduction to Digital Audio in the Install World with Peter Moses

From converting audio into digital and then transporting the packets, learn about the different file formats, protocols and system designs to ensure your audio is delivered perfectly to its destination every time.

23 February, 17:00 (GMT)

Delivering a Positive Tour Experience When You Can Only Carry Microphones w/ Claudia Engelhart

In this webinar, Claudia will discuss music, listening, the road, stories from being a simultaneous sound person AND tour manager and what it takes to create a positive live music experience for everyone.

18 February, 18:00 (GMT)

Acoustic Challenges When Designing Performance, Worship & Production Spaces w/ Sam Berkow

This webinar addresses the acoustical challenges that integrators and consultants often face when asked to improve the audience experience in performance, production, or houses of worship spaces as well as best practices for solving them.

17 February, 19:00 (GMT)

Advanced Audio Mixing Techniques with Ken “Pooch” Van Druten and Chris Rabold February 17, 2021

This webinar will provide live sound mixers with some advanced techniques used by Ken “Pooch” Van Druten and Chris Rabold, with the goal of improving your mixes and ensuring more consistent results from venue to venue.

16 February, 17:00 (GMT)

More Than Just Monitor Mixing! Part 2 with Eddie Caipo

This webinar will cover monitor mixing techniques such as dealing with the occlusion effect and creating space when mixing IEM monitors for A-list artists plus we should have time for a 15-minute Q&A segment.

09 February, 18:00 (GMT)

STYX Mix: Crafting a Modern Live Mix with a Classic Band’s Sound w/ Chris “Cookie” Hoff February 9, 2021

In this webinar, we will discuss the opportunities and challenges of working with a classic rock band to retain elements of their signature sound while employing modern live concert and mixing techniques to meet today’s sonic expectations.

28 January, 10:30 (GMT)

BSS/Crown | Audio Architect Fast Start – Module 3

Join our Application Engineering team as we cover more in-depth design methods with Audio Architect. Learning how best to manage multi-function rooms and get the best out of your system for conferencing. We will also advance our knowledge of Logic, Contrio Controllers, PC Custom Control Panels and iPad Motion Control Panels with user cases as examples.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 0.75, CTS-D 0.75, CTS-I 0.75

27 January, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL | Intellivox Theory & Deployment

This online webinar will cover the Theory behind the JBL Intellivox active beam shaping, self-powered column speaker family and how best to deploy an Intellivox system including the use of JBL Professional Rapid DDS Software for Intellivox.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 0.75, CTS-D 0.75, CTS-I 0.75

26 January, 10:30 (GMT)

AKG | Wireless Technology Module 2 – Antenna Design

This Live Instructor-led webinar will cover different types of antennas and how to properly design an antenna system for wireless microphone deployment.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 1.5, CTS-D 1.5, CTS-I 1.5

21 January, 10:30 (GMT)

BSS/Crown | Audio Architect Fast Start – Module 2

This online webinar will look at some of the lesser-known design tricks with Audio Architect. We will utilise the Design File created in Module 1 and add more creative functionality to it.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 0.75, CTS-D 0.75, CTS-I 0.75

20 January, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL | CBT Series Technology

This live instructor led webinar will cover an introduction to column speakers and array physics, details on Constant Beamwidth Technology and how it differs from other column speakers. We will take an overview of the JBL CBT series and accessories and how the JBL CBT series of line array columns breaks new ground in performance, versatility and affordability. We will also look at using the CBT Calculator and cover some general tips on CBT applications with examples.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 0.75, CTS-D 0.75, CTS-I 0.75

19 January, 10:30 (GMT)

AKG | Wireless Technology Module 1 – RF Basics

This Live Instructor Led Webinar will help understand the foundations of how wireless microphones work and why frequency management is crucial for a successful deployment.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 1.5, CTS-D 1.5, CTS-I 1.5

14 January, 10:30 (GMT)

BSS/Crown | Audio Architect Fast Start – Module 1

This online webinar will provide a brief introduction to Audio Architect and take a walkthrough of the basic process of setting up a venue including BSS Soundweb processing and Crown Amplification.

AVIXA RU Credits – CTS 0.75, CTS-D 0.75, CTS-1 0.75

07 January, 18:00 (GMT)

Talking Cat5/Cat5S Connections, RJ45 Connectors & Ethercon Housings w/ Fedj(Jeff) Sylvanus

This webinar will cover digital connectors starting with Cat5 and Cat5S cable, RJ45 connections, Ethercon housings, and Cat6 and specific connectors plus a 15-minute Q&A segment


Currently the Chief Repair & Fabrication Technician at Rat Sound, Fedj has over 40 years of experience as a front of house and monitor engineer, tour and production manager, technician and electrician for artists including Akon, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Toto, Primus, Fishbone and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

09 December, 18:00 (GMT)

An Audio Jack is Not a Jack, is Not a Jack with Jan Van Zyl

The TRS audio jack plug is used with multiple wiring conventions, which are not always inter compatible with each other. Join us to learn how to navigate between TRS jack balanced, unbalanced, insert and stereo connections.

Bio:
Jan van Zyl is a South African sound engineer experienced in sound system setup, front of house mixing and radio broadcast. Jan started teaching sound engineering in 2001, developing course content over the years, based on extensive continuous research and his own industry experience.

03 December, 16:00 (GMT)

The Basics of Installation Audio

This webinar will look at small to medium audio installs, choosing the right gear, meeting budgets, matching aesthetics, planning and installing the system.

Bio:
After working as an audio/video engineer for live events, Jonathan found himself drawn to the complexities of installation audio design and took a position at the Harman agents for Africa. He worked in over 10 countries, designing & installing high-end audio and formed his own audio consulting company.

01 December, 17:00 (GMT)

How Technology Drives the Art of Audio

This presentation will feature the technology and philosophy of the modern use of headphones in changing the way we compose and experience music in the age of personal listening.

Bio:
Robert Margouleff is a GRAMMY Award-winning producer, engineer, electronic music pioneer, immersive audio champion and film producer, noted for his work on four of Stevie Wonder’s classic albums and his work with Devo, Jeff Beck, Depeche Mode, Oingo Boingo, The Doobie Brothers, Quincy Jones and many others.

26 November, 10:30 (GMT)

Installed Audio | High Impedance Circuit Workshop

This live instructor led webinar will explain what High Impedance or 70V/100V loudspeaker systems are and how to design systems using these speakers, whilst dispelling some of the myths around the use of these loudspeaker systems.

25 November, 10:30 (GMT)

Understanding Console and DSP Spec Sheets

Learn how to understand console and DSP specifications, and how to interpret them for real life applications. This will go into help you understand the relationships between different terminologies so that you can make decisions on what is important for your system specification.

24 November, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL | VTX Line Array Calculator and Performance Manager – Module 3

This live instructor led webinar will cover Line Array Theory and advanced use of LAC andPM, allowing for system designers to make more informed decisions about how JBLVTX Line Array Systems and Subwoofer Arrays should be placed in venues and aid the optimisation of these arrays for their best possible performance, including demonstration of NEW unreleased features.

Topics Covered
Line Array theory; Advanced LAC use; Advanced PM use

19 November, 16:00 (GMT)

Doing a Throw and Go Soundcheck

This webinar will focus on best practices for transitioning between live & studio environments. Topics will include different EQ & dynamics settings for each space, as well as how to get in the right headspace for each listening environment.

Bio:
After attending Musicians Institute, Mike worked as a House Engineer at Total Access Recording in Redondo Beach, California for six years. In 2012, he began touring as a front of house engineer. He is currently the Tour Manager and Front of House Engineer for Sublime with Rome.

19 November, 10:30 (GMT)

AKG | Wireless – Module 2 – Antenna Design

This Live Instructor-led webinar will cover different types of antennas and how to properly design an antenna system for wireless microphone deployment.

18 November, 10:30 (GMT)

Understanding Amplifier Spec Sheets

Learn how to understand fundamental amplifier specifications, and how to interpret them for real life applications. This will go into the details of what the specification terms mean and help you understand the relationships between different terminologies.

17 November, 17:00 (GMT)

Snapshot Strategies (With Multitrack Audio) with Mihály András and Dávid Rikk

In this third webinar, we’ll recap how Snapshots work on the Studer VISTA 1(as discussed in our second webinar) and discuss how to build an automated show, presented through multitracks from one of the acts we work with as live sound engineers.

17 November, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL – VTX Line Array Calculator and Performance Manager – Module 2

The VTX dual subwoofer series gives tour audio the authentic, deep-punching lows that we all judge a show by. In this online webinar we will look at the VTX-Series Subwoofers, Subwoofer management and EDS,  LAC & PM setup, including demonstration of NEW unreleased features.

Topics Covered
VTX Subwoofers; Subwoofer management and EDS; Line Array Calculator; Performance Manager

12 November, 16:00 (GMT)

Setting Up and Monitoring Power Distribution for Lighting and Audio

In this webinar, we’ll explore safe set up of portable power distribution systems, avoiding problems like overloaded circuits, excessive heat, ground loops and induced noise, proper system monitoring and how to prevent electrical accidents.

Bio:
Richard Cadena is a freelance lighting professional, author, and trainer who has worked on concert tours, television, theatre, motion picture productions, and corporate events. He is also a columnist for Lighting & Sound America, Lighting & Sound International, and Protocol magazines.

12 November, 10:30 (GMT)

AKG | Wireless Technology Module 1 - RF Basics

This Live Instructor-Led Webinar will help understand the foundations of how wireless microphones work and why frequency management is crucial for a successful deployment.

11 November, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL | Understanding Loudspeaker Spec Sheets

Learn how to understand fundamental Loudspeaker specifications, what they mean and how to use them in your system design and set up. Overcome the pitfalls of comparing data for different loudspeaker products and confidently specify products based on nothing more than the datasheet.

10 November, 19:00 (GMT)

Artist Development, Music Production and Songsmithing with BLAZAR (Jerad Finck)

This webinar will focus on artist development, explore how the game has changed, and give insight how artists, writers, or producers can make money in the constantly evolving music business, along with songwriting and production tips.

Bio:
Jerad has garnered 3 top 40 hits, won the USA Songwriting Competition, has toured extensively, and his music is routinely used in film and tv. He is currently signed to AntiFragile Music under Ingrooves/Universal as both artist/producer, professionally known as BLAZAR, and is a staff Composer at ScoreKeepers.

10 November, 10:30 (GMT)

JBL | VTX Line Array Calculator and Performance Manager – Module 1

This online webinar will look at JBL’s next-generation tour sound solution for mid-to-large sized touring application and high-end fixed installations the VTX-A Series. In this online webinar we will cover the VTX-A12 and VTX-A8 technology and Line Array Calculator and Performance Manager setup,  including demonstration of NEW unreleased features.

Topics Covered
A12 & A8 theory; Line Array Calculator; Performance Manager

05 November, 18:00 (GMT)

Subwoofer Alignment with Full-Range Systems in the Time Domain

In this webinar, we will explore time alignment in the time domain, accounting for time, energy, and frequency. We consider the three spatial dimensions to optimize the alignment, and frequency domain summation, across the largest audience area possible.

Bio:
Charlie Hughes received a BS in Physics from Georgia Tech in 1988. He’s worked as a loudspeaker designer for several manufacturers and has been issued seven patents relating to loudspeaker design, mostly dealing with directivity control. He is very active on several standards committees, including AES, CTA, IEC, and AVIXA.