Avid Learning Academy program upgrades to Pro Tools Artist


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BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) is committed to nurturing the next generation of artists and creators and supporting equal access to education. Today, the company is pleased to announce that its popular Avid Learning Academy program has transitioned to Pro Tools Artist™, giving every student enrolled in the program free access to the new Pro Tools Artist software.

“With Pro Tools Artist in hand, teachers can have complete confidence that their students will gain the skills and experiences that will prepare them to fully explore their creativity and professional interests,” said François Quereuil, Vice President, product management for audio and music solutions. , Greedy. “While Avid Learning Academy now offers a fun and exciting palette with thousands of inspiring sounds and loops, hundreds of plug-ins, and even new virtual instruments, budding musicians will be thrilled to know they can create in any genre with the same tools that today’s most popular artists and producers use.

The Avid Learning Academy program offers high schools a comprehensive curriculum to teach music and media production skills aligned with the US National Standards for the Basic Arts and Common CTE Pathways in Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME). Students enrolled in these programs can get a head start on college or their careers by learning the most popular creative tools of the music, television, and film industries and earning course certifications with credentials. industry-recognized Avid professionals.

For music and audio engineering, the Avid Learning Academy program previously included Pro Tools First, a powerful but feature-limited version of Pro Tools. With the release of Pro Tools Artist, Avid reinforces its commitment to empowering the next generation of creators to access an even more powerful set of music creation tools, by continuing to lower the barriers to entry.

Pro Tools Artist is an all-new subscription offering designed specifically for the millions of next-gen music makers looking to produce great songs, and includes everything needed to create beats, write, record, and mix great music studio. And because the Pro Tools session format is the industry’s universal language, they can take their project to any producer or studio anywhere in the world to collaborate and take their music to the next level. With hundreds of inspiring instrument sounds and loops and over 100 plugins included, along with easy-to-use MIDI tools and standard editing and mixing workflows, budding music creators now have a solution. professional yet affordable for creating any style of music.

  • Make music easily with up to 32 audio tracks and 32 instrument tracks
  • Record up to 16 audio sources simultaneously
  • Be inspired by over 100 virtual instruments and plugins, including the new Pro Tools | GrooveCell™ and Pro Tools | SynthCell™ virtual instruments
  • Support for any Core Audio, ASIO or WASAPI compliant interface

Avid is working closely with publishing partner Rowman & Littlefield to update all curriculum and program materials for the 2022-2023 academic year and with ThinkEDU to roll out the program nationally.

“This is an exciting update for students who not only have government funding to implement the program, but also now, with Pro Tools, Artist can create and transfer their resulting projects to any any other Pro Tools system for additional editing and finishing,” said Michael Fischler. , CEO of ThinkEDU. “Being free brings significant value to the Avid Learning Academy program, which positions students for a career in the creative arts on an industry-ubiquitous platform for live music, studio recording and post-production.

To register or learn more about the Avid Learning Academy program, visit www.avid.com/LearningAcademy.

Avid Powers Bigger Creators People who create media for a living become greater creators with Avid’s award-winning technology solutions to create, manage and monetize today’s most famous video and audio content, iconic movies and TV series binge-worthy, networked news and sports, and recorded music. and the live stage. What began over 30 years ago with our invention of non-linear digital video editing has led individual artists, creative teams and organizations around the world to subscribe to our powerful tools and collaborate securely in the cloud. We continue to reimagine the many ways publishers, musicians, producers, journalists and other content creators will bring their stories to life. Discover the possibilities at avid.com in the social media conversation with the multitude of creative geniuses who choose Avid for a lifetime of success.

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