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Logic Pro 101 – Apple Certification
Learn the primary features and basic user interface of Logic Pro in this 3-day workshop designed to enhance your music production skills and prepare you for the Level I Apple Certification Exam.
NMC Apple Certified Masters
Steve Quick is a recording engineer and producer with more than 25 years of studio recording, audio for film, and location recording experience behind him. He attended the Recording Institute of Detroit, where he was trained by former Motown personnel. He became an instructor there, while working as an independent engineer and producer. His film and video credits include working on industrial videos, feature films, and documentaries. He’s a BMI songwriter and member of The Fried Chicken Brothers, a music and humor group in the tradition of "Weird Al" Yankovic, the Committee, & Firesign Theater. He has worked with artists as varied as Jerry Hager, Jack Ingram, Frank Allison and the Odd Sox, Miriam Pico, Bebe & Cece Winans, Anita Baker, George Winston, The Alloy Orchestra, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony, Granfalloon, Huntress, Penny Mari, the poets of Stone Circle, Elvis Hitler, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Teddy Harris & the New Breed Bebop Society, and members of Rare Earth, the Stooges, the Silver Bullet Band, the Amboy Dukes, Grand Funk, etc. He trained with legendary mastering engineer and inventor Billy Stull in the operation of the Legendary Audio Masterpiece II mastering system.
As a saxophonist and vocalist, Steve has performed and recorded with a wide range of classical, jazz, and pop artists. He brings a unique musical perspective to his recording projects. He’s especially adept at working with vocalists, having been a vocal coach for a number of top singers in the Detroit area.
Since relocating to Traverse City (after marrying his childhood sweetheart) Steve has helped develop the Audio Technology program at Northwestern Michigan College and now serves as Audio Technology Coordinator. The dynamic music scene and burgeoning film community in TC are an engineer/producer’s dream come true. Steve produced music for the score of Michael Moore’s award winning Capitalism: A Love Story.
Mike Hunter is the director of the Northwestern Michigan College Jazz Ensembles, which include the Jazz Big Band, Jazz Lab Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. He is also the instructor of trombone and euphonium at NMC, and teaches the MIDI Basics and Theory for Sound Engineers classes, part of our Audio Technology degree. He is a working professional performer and composer/arranger as well as being an Apple Certified trainer for Logic Pro 9. He has been an instructor at NMC since 1991.
A graduate of Central Michigan University’s School of Music with a bachelors degree in music composition, and a trombone student of William H. Rivard; he also attended North Texas State University (now Univ. of North Texas).
Mike works as freelance arranger, composer, music copyist and recordist from his studio in Traverse City. He is the arranger, trombonist and band leader for Traverse City’s annual Rotary Show. Other teaching duties include clinics and master classes, high school/middle school jazz band director at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, low brass teacher for beginners with Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools and private lessons on low brass and trumpet.
Mike plays professionally with jazz combos, big bands and chamber groups throughout Michigan, including the Blue Lake Fine Arts Faculty Jazz Sextet, and was the trombonist and arranger for the popular Traverse City based R&B, blues, soul and swing band “Luther Gravey and the Soul Biscuits”. Currently he is the lead trombonist with the Bay Area Big Band, and has also been featured in the ‘Artist In Residence’ series at Saginaw Valley State University.
Throughout his career he has backed national artists such as Mel Tormé, Frank Sinatra Jr., Gladys Knight, the Temptations, Four Tops, Eddie Kendricks (on the LP “Slick”), Bob Newhart, Jerry Lewis, Bobby Vinton, and Wayne Newton. He can be heard on recordings featured with guitarist Steve Little and with Luther Gravey and the Soul Biscuits.
Mike is the director of the Northwestern Michigan College Jazz Ensembles, which include the Jazz Big Band, Jazz Lab Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. He is also the instructor of trombone and euphonium at NMC, and teaches the MIDI Basics and Theory for Sound Engineers classes, part of our Audio Technology degree. He is a working professional performer and composer/arranger as well as being an Apple Certified trainer for Logic Pro 9. He has been an instructor at NMC since 1991.