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This is the very first time that AIR Studios has opened its doors to the general public for this type of event

- Session features performances and demonstrations from world-renowned musicians -

London, UK - 20 October 2011 - AIR Entertainment Group, the umbrella group that incorporates the AIR Studios and Strongroom Studios brands, today announced that it will hold a guitar recording masterclass at AIR Studios’ legendary recording facilities at Lyndhurst Hall in Hampstead, London on 26-27 November 2011. The masterclass, run by the new AIR Training division of the company, is open to anyone who wishes to further their knowledge of music production and professional sound recording techniques. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and learn from world-renowned producers, engineers and musicians.
Richard Boote, Chairman, AIR Entertainment Group, said, “AIR Studios is known throughout the world as the place that leading musicians choose to create and record their music. This course and those that follow are designed to share the recording expertise we have in-house, as well as the views and experiences of other respected producers, engineers and musicians, with people that have an interest in sound recording or music production. This is the very first time that AIR Studios has opened its doors to the general public for this type of event and we anticipate a tremendous response.”
The guitar recording masterclass, led by celebrated producer Tony Platt, AIR Studios’ Rupert Coulson and Pro Tools specialist Rob Kelly, covers the techniques and processes required to obtain professional, studio-quality guitar recordings across a broad range of genres. The guest lecturer is Professor Dave Fisher, former Director of Tonmeister Studies at the University of Surrey, and the course will also feature performances, demonstrations and Q&A sessions with several well-known guitarists including Elliott Randall (Steely Dan, The Blues Brothers), Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music, Brian Eno) and Leo Abrahams (Imogen Heap, Paul Simon).
The course costs £450 per person, which includes lunch and light refreshments, a goody bag, and a daily prize draw offering attendees the chance to win some fantastic products courtesy of partners Avid, Hughes & Kettner, PRS Guitars, sE and Waves. The draw also includes two B+W Zeppelin AIR iPod docks.
Booking information and further details can be found at Future courses will include an overview of modern music production techniques and a drum recording masterclass. More details will be available in the coming months.

About AIR Entertainment Group
Formed in March 2011, AIR Entertainment Group was created as an umbrella organisation that incorporates Air Management, Air Mastering, AIR Studios, AIR Post, Strongroom, Strong Hire and Strongroom Bar & Kitchen. AIR Entertainment Group is owned and managed by Richard Boote, Paul Woolf and Danny Kellard.

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