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Virtual Recording Intensive

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - May 1 @ 4:00 pm

WEEKENDS April 9th – May 1st

This virtual recording intensive is designed to introduce you to the basics of creating high-quality recordings at home. Working with the industry standard recording program ProTools in a collaborative environment, we will explore recording voices for podcasts and learn to produce, record and mix music. 


  • April 9th 12pm-4pm
  • April 10th 12pm-4pm
  • April 16th 12pm-4pm
  • April 17th 12pm-4pm
  • April 23rd 12pm-4pm
  • April 24th 12pm-4pm
  • April 30th 12pm-4pm
  • May 1st 12pm-4pm


All ages and abilities welcomed. 

Enrollment limited to 12 students.

Register now!

Instructors are….

Studio Production – June Millington
Studio Recording, Mixing, Production – Roma Baran
Engineering – Heidi Trefthen










1. Computer – Macbook or iMac (system requirements

2. Interface – Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 $169 at Sweetwater or comparable interface

3. Pro Tools Ultimate 30-day free trial. How to install:
    Avid Knowledge Base

    or this link:

4. iLok – $45 also at Sweetwater

5. Microphone

6. Headphones


Pro Tools System Requirements and Compatibility

Compatibility information for Pro Tools 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

Last Updated : February 2, 2022
Products Affected : Pro Tools, Pro Tools HD, Pro Tools First, Pro Tools Ultimate


Pro Tools System Requirements

System Requirements and Compatibility for Pro Tools & Pro Tools | Ultimate

December 8th, 2021

Pro Tools 2021.12 release

  • Support Added
  • Support Removed
    • UVI Falcon removed from Pro Tools as of January 31st, 2022

⚠️ Latest Pro Tools Compatibility Notes ⚠️

macOS 12 Monterey
At this time macOS Monterey is not supported.

Windows 11
At this time Windows 11 is not supported.

macOS 11 Big Sur
Please see macOS 11 (Big Sur) and M1 Support for Avid Products for more info.
Please see Avid HD Driver Installation on macOS for best practices
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Video Support with Apple silicon
Video Hardware is now supported on M1 Macs with Qualified drivers

Pro Tools System Usage CPU count on M1 Macs
Due to the innovative combination of Performance cores & High Efficiency cores in M1 machines, the Pro Tools Hardware Monitor will only display 4 CPUs as the majority of the processing needs to be accomplished in the Performance domain.

UVI Falcon Removal
UVI Falcon removed from Pro Tools & Pro Tools Ultimate as of January 31st, 2022

Minimum System Requirements:


  • Intel® Mac with macOS 10.14.6, 10.15.7, 11.6
    (please find version specific qualifications in the macOS Compatibility Grid below)
  • Pro Tools – M1 (see computer specifications below) or Intel® Core i5 processor
  • Pro Tools | Ultimate – M1 (see computer specifications below) or Intel® Core i5 (specific models only) or Intel® Core i7 processor 
  • 16GB RAM (32GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection for installation
  • 15GB disk space for installation
  • PCIe slot for HDX or HD Native card (incl. one power connection on motherboard),
    Thunderbolt port for supported PCIe-chassis or HD Native Thunderbolt
  • USB port, FireWire port or Thunderbolt port for CoreAudio-supported audio device

Pro Tools | Ultimate requires a Pro Tools DigiLink I/O license to access HD hardware.
For more information see this article


For questions about equipment you will need and/or financial assistance contact annhackler@ima.org


Cost is $500

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Virtual Recording Intensive


April 9 @ 12:00 pm
May 1 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:




The Institute for the Musical Arts
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