WAM Level 2 – Mic Placement and Techniques


Date: 2 Tuesdays, June 4 & June 11, 2019, 6:30 – 9:00 PM

Location: Women’s Audio Mission (542-544 Natoma St. San Francisco CA 94103)

In this class, you will learn:

  • Best microphones to use in common recording situations
  • Best mic placement for a variety of instruments and vocals, including acoustic and electronic instruments
  • Hear and compare different microphones and their placements in WAM’s professional studio

Pre-requisite: WAM Level 1 or equivalent basic recording training

Price: $60 members, $90 non-members

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About the Instructor:

Veronica Simonetti has had the honor of recording a wide variety of audio at WAM’s studio. She has worked with many musicians including Meklit Hadero, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Jessie Farrell, Lia Rose, Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano, Sonita Alizadeh, and FR333. She has also recorded a plethora of audiobooks, podcasts, and voiceovers for clients including Hachette Book Group, Simon and Schuster, National Geographic, Remembering Camp Trans, Reasonable Doubt, Webby Awards Podcast, and Pitch Makeover.

Veronica interned for WAM before graduating from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University with a B.S. in Recording Arts. She then moved to San Francisco and has been working with WAM ever since.



This class is open to anyone who is woman-identified (transgender or cisgender), non-binary or gender non-conforming.