This class is an introduction to Pro Tools, the industry-standard software for recording, editing and mixing music. Students acquire basic Pro Tools skills and become familiar with basic recording, editing and mixing skills as well as MIDI concepts and how to import and export audio session data. Students will also learn best practices for the home project studio. While no previous musical training is required, a working knowledge of the Windows or Macintosh operating system is needed. Technological Fluency: Students acquire and demonstrate essential technological competencies appropriate to their academic field.