Learn recording techniques with BBC Radio 3

Calling all producers and classical composers – BBC Radio 3 is running a series of broadcast production masterclasses at London’s Southbank Centre.

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 30 Jan 2014
  • min read
BBC Radio 3 and the Southbank Centre’s Learning and Participation team are holding a series of broadcast production masterclasses.

The Behind the Microphone event series, which runs from 15-31 March, will allow visitors to find out how radio is made with a special emphasis on recording and multi-tracking techniques for classical music.

A pop-up studio will be set up in the Royal Festival Hall as part of the initiative to allow the public to learn about the art of broadcasting as well as witness live broadcasts.

Experts from BBC Radio 3 will be on hand to address any burning questions visitors might have regarding radio, production and recording.

The list of events included in the Behind the Microphone series is below;

From the Concert Hall to Your Radio: Sunday 23 March, 3pm - 4pm, Saturday 29 March, 2pm - 3pm

BBC technicians will provide a free talk explaining how live broadcasts work and recording techniques.

BBC Radio 3 Invitation Concert - New Generation Artists: Sunday 23 March, 7.30pm

Mix Your Own Multitrack with Radio 3 at Royal Festival Hall.

BBC sound engineers will give a live demonstration on how to use a mixing desk.

The series is part of BBC Radio 3’s spring programme. Find out more on the events taking place.