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Audio Editing with Adobe Audition (Weekend)

Audio Editing with Adobe Audition (Weekend)

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Edward Lucas


This course will introduce participants to working in digital audio; beginning with recording and importing audio files to mastering and exporting for different presentation formats. We will cover basic editing and mixing, while looking into some of the available effects and audio manipulation techniques.

While Adobe Audition will be the software focused on for this course, many of the principals and techniques can be applied to alternative Digital Audio Workstations (DAW) such as ProTools, Reaper, Logic Pro, Studio One and more. Included will be a brief introduction to these other DAWs available to suit a range of budgets.

Topics covered

  • Overview of hardware and software
  • Recording, editing and mixing
  • Working with video and transfer between applications

Students will take a practical understanding of audio post-production for a variety of purposes (e.g. audio for film & video, music production, sound design).

Who should take this course

Anyone interested in digital audio post-production.

Level: Beginners

Entry requirements

There are no pre-requisites, although there will be a short section on working with video so some understanding in this area may be beneficial.


Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Edward Lucas is a recording and mixing engineer, and works in audio post production for film and video. He teaches in the film, video, and sound department at Central St Martins, working with students from a range of art and design disciplines. He is also a musician playing in improvised music ensembles at home and internationally.
Edward co-runs the Earshots concert series and label for improvised music and field recordings. A label still in its infancy, more information can be found at


Please bring to the first session:

  • Hard drive or USB key

Available dates