Don Hogle

Don Hogle has more than twenty years IT experience and has been a professional consultant to Fortune 500 companies and high-profile celebrity clients alike. Don has worked in studios from New York to Los Angeles, and performed nationally for over twenty years, giving him a keen insight into and extensive knowledge of different formats, software and recording technique.   His lesson plans are custom-tailored to each student’s goals and objectives, so everyone can learn exactly what they want.

Don offers private sound and recording instruction at all levels of proficiency, from someone who has have never touched a 4-track to the experienced sound engineer, students at any level of experience will gain knowledge and value from Don’s custom-tailored, one-on-one private lessons. Whether you wish to learn the recording process from beginning to end (from microphone to preamp to DAW), or are looking for a time and cost effecient way to master a new software or simply record a live demo, Don’s comprehensive curriculum covers understanding terms like “clock” and “AD-DA, to equip students for the digital age, “best practices”, the best way to use plugins and how to get a mix to sound the way you imagined it.

Besides teaching, Don Hogle is the founder of Elan Technologies, one of the country’s largest Apple Authorized Service Centers, and owner of Trapdoor Studios ( HYPERLINK www.thetrapdoorstudios.com).  Products Supported are: DAWS – Logic / Studio One / Cubase / Nuendo and Pro Tools, limited to beginners and mixing technique.