Mairéad’s talk will focus on the importance of developing your general skill set when it comes to preparing audio for livestream or pre-record. Participants will receive tips on setting up for a recording, testing levels and exporting audio files. In addition, Mairéad will offer recommendations for equipment packages to suit all budgets
Music Network presents a special series of five interactive training sessions for professional musicians working in all musical genres. Taking the form of four webinars and one panel discussion, this free professional development course aims to help musicians develop important skills for showcasing their work online. It is just one of a number of ways in which Music Network has supported musicians during 2020.
Delivered by international industry professionals, the course will offer relevant and up-to-date advice in the areas of planning online performances, optimising your audio and video output, choosing a platform, and extending your online practice. Each session will comprise a 60 minute presentation followed by Q&A with participants. Please note that registration is essential to participate in the sessions. The presentations will be made available to view on Music Network’s YouTube channel in 2021.
About Mairéad O’Reilly
Mairéad O’Reilly is a sound engineer specialising in acoustic music. She has provided sound reinforcement for national and international concerts and festivals and has engineered live events for artists including Altan, John Martyn, Rhiannon Giddens and Townes Van Zandt. Mairéad holds a Masters in Digital Media Technologies from TU Dublin and a degree in Electronic Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology. She is also an AVID Certified Pro Tools Trainer and a member of the Audio Engineering Society. Between 2008 and 2013 she lectured on Sound Technology at the University of South Wales, before returning to Dublin to launch MÓR Sound, a dedicated voiceover and post-production studio aimed at producing high quality audio for online learning materials.