ProTools Workshop

  • Mon, Jun 20, 2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Grimm Hall (South Computer Lab)

    Irvine, California 92612
Ticket Price $450.00 Register Now


ProTools Workshop:

Monday June 20 - Friday June 25, 2022:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (with an hour lunch)

Instructor: Mario Gonzalez 

Concordia University’s Chief Recording Engineer

Avid Certified Instructor

This workshop is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior experience with ProTools is required. You will learn:

  • Basics of digital audio recording
  • How to record and edit a voice track
  • Edit music tracks, and use elastic audio. 
  • MIDI recording
  • Tracking instruments
  • Sound design
  • Integrating audio with video
  • Mixing and automation

Who this course is for:

  • Worship leaders
  • Music Educators
  • Audio Engineers
  • Songwriters
  • Music Producers
  • No prior experience with ProTools is required


  • Grimm Hall (South Computer Lab)
  • See map


  • $450 per person
  • Includes daily lunch at CUI Cafeteria

About the instructor: 

Mario Gonzales is the Audio-Visual Engineer at Concordia University, Irvine. Mario is an accomplished trumpet artist, musical director, producer and audio engineer. He serves as the campus-wide leader in developing strategy for procurement and maintenance of AV equipment and budget, oversees AV operations for weekly chapel and worship services and is the primary recording and mixing engineer for the Concordia recording studio. Mario also assists music ensemble directors with creating high quality live concert and provides projection design expertise and management of projection operation.Mario brings to Concordia Irvine more than 20 years of professional excellence in the audio-visual engineering field by way of his experience as an accomplished musician, composer, arranger, musical director, producer and engineer. Mario has played on many recordings as well as television and movie soundtracks. His vast musical performances include such artists as Christina Aguilera, Luther Vandross, Arturo Sandoval, Sheila E., Ricky Martin, Patty Austin, Roselyn Sanchez, Diana Ross, Sheryl Crow and Justin Timberlake. Mario has also performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and CBS’ Wayne Brady Show. His studio recordings have been in major motion picture soundtracks for Pixar, Disney and Universal Pictures. Mario received his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies and Master’s Degree in Western Orchestral Studies from California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California.





Date & Time

Mon, Jun 20, 2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Venue Details

Grimm Hall (South Computer Lab)

Irvine, California 92612 Grimm Hall (South Computer Lab)
Concordia University Irvine

Our Mission

Concordia University Irvine, guided by the Great Commission of Christ Jesus and the Lutheran Confessions, empowers students through the liberal arts and professional studies for lives of learning, service, and leadership.


About Us

Concordia University Irvine prepares students for their vocations—their various callings in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, and online bachelor's degrees in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in California because of its nationally recognized Enduring Questions & Ideas (Q&I) Core program, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out the theology of "Grace Alone. Faith Alone."