Mosaic Sound Collective

A sustainability model for the Austin music community and beyond.

 Live Audio Engineering Basics

Instructor:  Paul Minor

Number of sessions:  four classes, weekly on Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Dates: February 5, 12, 19 and March 5

Cost:  $150 includes all four sessions

Live Audio Engineering Basics is designed to prepare aspiring sound engineers with the skills and knowledge required to operate a professional sound system for a live band in a small to medium-sized venue.  Interactive classroom discussion combined with hands-on exercises will result in basic mastery of the equipment and technology utilized in mixing live sound. 


Paul Minor is a 35 year veteran of the Austin music scene and a graduate of St. Edward's University’s Masters in Human Services program. He has toured with major artists including Fastball, Joe Ely, and the Texas Tornados, and has installed, maintained and operated sound systems in numerous venues throughout Texas including White Horse, Hole in the Wall, North Door, Stay Gold, Lowbrow El Paso, and Padre’s Marfa. A member of the Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame since 2002, Paul has been production manager, booking consultant and head engineer at the Austin Beer Garden Brewery since 2013.