821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

610-277-2301

Fax:

610-239-9305

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Central Montco Technical High School does not discriminate in its education programs, activities or employment practices based on sex, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, political opinions or affiliations, or lawful activity in any employee organization. Central Montco Technical High School provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For information about your civil right and grievance procedures, contact Larry Byron, Equal Rights Coordinator, (610) 277-2301.

 

La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central no discrimina en sus programas de educación, actividades o prácticas de empleo basadas en sexo, origen en color, nacional, raza, orientación sexual, discapacidad, edad, religión, ascendencia, opiniones políticas o afiliaciones, o actividad legal en ninguna organización de empleado. La Escuela Secundaria Técnica Montco Central ofrece un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Para obtener información acerca de su derecho civil y de los procedimientos para quejas, comuníquese Larry Byron, Coordinadora de Igualdad de Derechos, (610) 277 -2301.

Instructor: Mr. Fred McCarthy

Email: fmccarthy@cmths.org

Video, Sound, & Music Production

Related Occupations

  • Video Producer

  • Audio Producer

  • Broadcast Technician

  • Sound Engineer/Foley Artist

  • Recording Engineers

  • Sound Mixers

  • Field Technicians

  • Camera Operator

  • Cinematographer

  • Videographer

  • Sound and Video Editor

Course Description

The Video, Sound, and Music Production Program is a hands-on course where students acquire skills in video and audio production through the operation of state-of-the-art digital video and audio studio production equipment.

 

Students will be able to combine their artistic creativity with technological knowledge to produce original video and audio productions such as newscasts, music videos, short films, music recording projects, and audio / video post production projects.

In this field students will work in exciting environments and work settings that include television and radio stations, sporting events, concerts, film sets, recording studios, and theaters.

Potential Certifications

  • TBD

Post-Secondary Education

All CMTHS programs integrate college preparatory coursework with an emphasis on technical skills. Students attend the Maryland School of Art and Design, Drexel, University of the Arts, Philadelphia University, Art Istitute,  Tyler School of Art , Columbus College of Art and Design and Montgomery County Community College.

Course Content

This program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as either finished products or as components of traditional or emerging music productions, film and video productions, live sound productions, broadcasts, video game productions, or mixed media productions.

 

Topics of study include:

  • Operating sound and mixing boards

  • Recording, mixing, and reproducing sound effects, music, and voices

  • Synchronize voices and sounds for movies and television programs

  • Edit live recordings with industry technology

  • Set up, operate, maintain, and repair broadcast gear

  • Monitor and adjust equipment to ensure visual quality

  • Troubleshoot equipment

  • Edit video recordings with industry technology

 

Learning Environment

In a new, state-of-the-art facility, a caring and highly qualified professional staff share their skills while challenging and encouraging their students.  Many of the instructors have established high profiles in their fields of expertise prior to becoming teachers.  Students not only get to know their teachers, but the teachers get to know them and respond to their individual needs as they extend their support and enthusiasm while preparing students for the future.  The students are able to obtain a variety of state and nationally recognized certifications and licenses.

 

Student Organizations
Students have the option to participate in two nationally recognized career and technical student organizations – SkillsUSA and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).  Students can compete at the district, state and national levels.

 


Scholarships
Central Montco Technical High School  has allocated in excess of $750,000 in financial aid to graduating seniors.

 


National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. 

 


Articulation Agreements
Articulation Agreements are cooperative arrangements for granting admission and college credit to students who are continuing their education.  Central Montco Technical High School has articulated its programs with a wide range of colleges and technical schools resulting in college credit or priority placement for CMTHS students.  Contact our guidance department for more information.

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