to Release Comprehensive Audio Training Course for Churches

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With many houses of worship struggling to train their audio volunteers,'s veteran Trainer, David Wills releases details about their upcoming "Ultimate Live Sound School" DVD box set.

"Too many churches have all the right equipment, but the staff running them are poorly trained. And their are precious few resources out there that teach all the basic of how to run sound.

A new 3 disc training DVD box set, "Ultimate Live Sound School" is in the works over at, the market leader in video training materials for musicians and studio owners.

The DVD set has over 6 hours of hands on training for sound engineers who work in live sound. While the curriculum covers all the details of how to design, install and run any live sound system, much of the training has been designed for Churches and Houses of Worship because so many of them are run by volunteers with little professional experience.

President of, David Wills explained, "My goal was to take everything I have learned working for the biggest touring acts in the world such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Phil Collins and Diana Ross...and blend it with my experience running sound and mixing literally thousands of sermons and worship services in the Church. My goal with this DVD set was to take all of that combined knowledge and cram it all into a DVD set that any Church can hand to a volunteer and have them up and running in a week."

"Too many churches have all the right equipment, but the staff running them are poorly trained. And their are precious few resources out there that teach all the basic of how to run sound, eliminate feedback and blend a great mix that you can be proud of."

The DVD box set is due to be released in early February 2012 and covers the following subjects.

Introduction to Live Sound
What’s the goal?
What is a sound system made up of?
What is the role of a live sound engineer?

Sound Theory
What is Sound?
Understanding Levels
Understanding Frequency Spectrum
Understanding Acoustics

The Equipment
Can you design it yourself?
(Music Store vs. Professional Designers)
Choosing a Vendor
Mixing Consoles
Wireless Systems

Setting Up the Stage
Input Types
Mic Selection/Placement
Monitor Placement
Front of House Speaker Placement (Delays)

Using a Mixing Console
Input Channel
Aux Sends
Using Effects
Monitor Mixes
Advanced Applications

What kinds of problems will you have?
Understanding Signal Flow
Troubleshooting Logic
Line Checks
Wireless Systems
Feedback Issues
Sound Checks

Breakdown of the tools available
Blending Levels
Using EQ
Controlling Dynamics
Using Effects
Monitor Mixes


David Wills has produced over 50 DVDs in the nearly 20 years since he launched As an Audio Engineer and Consultant for artists such as Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Earth, Wind & Fire and Diana Ross, David brings real world experience from the pro world but in any easy going conversational style of presentation.

Founded in 1992, has produced over 50 training DVDs on the operation of music production equipment. Partnered with industry leaders such as Roland, Tascam, Korg & Zoom, it is celebrating nearly 20 years of being a market leader in product training resources for recording and live musicians.


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