Chicago Audio Classes

Chicago Audio Classes

Chicago Audio Classes

Chicago audio classes are powered by Jungle AE.

Chicago audio classes in Jungle AE are taught by our chief engineer, Excel Cruz. He is an instructor for Notes For Life Arts & Technology, a program hosted by the Microsoft Store – Oak Brook location and in multiple cities nationwide. With 9 years of professional audio engineering and now teaching experience, what you learn will impact your work and life!

Chicago audio classes


Ksenia, our newest engineer, learned first hand from chief engineer, Excel Cruz.

  • Are you a musician, rapper or singer?
  • Want to learn how to better record yourself?
  • Want to save money by engineering yourself and renting out our studio?
  • Are you someone interested in audio engineering, but specifically want to focus on studio recording and mixing in the box?  

    Then this is the type of education designed specifically for you.  Our Chief Engineer, Excel Cruz, has developed these essential classes on audio engineering so you can comfortably and confidently work out of Jungle AE Chicago recording studios!
Private Classes (1 person)   Open Classes (2-4 people)
1 Class: $50 per person
5 Class Block: $225 per person
All 15 Classes: $600 per person
  1 Class: $40 per person
5 Class Block: $150 per person
All 15 Classes: $350 per person
  •  Anyone who completes the 5 course block Recording in Jungle AE Essentials is eligible to rent the studio for $20 / HR.
  • Before taking Multi-Track Mixing you must have completed the 5 class block Mixing – Jungle Style.
  • If there is a class with “II”, then you must have completed the “I” before it.

Chicago Audio Classes powered by Jungle AE Descriptions

Recording In Jungle AE Essentials
  1.   Signal Flow I – Learn the basic essential of audio engineering by going over the order of how audio passes through Jungle AE’s professional grade equipment.
  2.   Signal Flow II – Enhance your understand about the basic essential of audio engineering by exploring signal routing within the digital world of the music industry standard DAW (digital audio workstation) AVID Pro Tools.
  3.   AVID Pro Tools I – Learn important hot keys and how to navigate and edit within Pro Tools.
  4.   Recording Vocals – Learn how to use Jungle AE’s equipment to capture professionally recorded vocals ready for high quality mix downs.
  5.   Mixing Basics – Learn about basic EQing and Compression using Jungle AE’s own template for rough mixing at the end of recording sessions for internet stream quality ready.
Mixing – Jungle Style
  1.   The Art of Seeing Sound – Learn Jungle AE’s chief engineer, Excel Cruz, secrete to what makes his profession mixes stand out from the rest of the music industry.
  2.   Mixing Advanced I – Learn how to take the theory of seeing audio and making it a practical reality in your mixes.
  3.   Adding Depth to Mixes – Clean and clear mixes sound good, but a mix with depth takes the music lover to another dimension in connecting them with the song in a unique way.  Learn about how to achieve extra depth in your mixes through different reverb, EQ and delay techniques.
  4.   Mixing Advanced II – Learn about how to subtly affect your mixes to make certain instruments pop through parallel compression.
  5.   Industry Standard SFX – Learn how to do industry standard special effects like stutters and beat drops used in many popular songs today.
Knowing Your Tools + More
  1.   Compressor Shootout – Before buying compressor plug-ins, learn about how each compressor sounds, what color they add to a sound source and the best case scenario to use them in.
  2.   EQ Shootout – Before buying EQ plug-ins, learn about how each EQ sounds, what color they add to a sound source and the best case scenario to use them in.
  3.   AVID Pro Tools II – Enhance your basic skills of Pro Tools by adding how to loop hooks quickly and properly, punching in and using the playlist function to capture, navigate and piecing together multiple takes to make one final compiled take.
  4.   Multi-Track Recording – How how to record multiple vocals/instruments at one time in Jungle AE’s professional studio.
  5.   Multi-Track Mixing – Learn how to mix instrumentals and vocals together to achieve album quality mixes.

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