Digital mixer

Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 2 (Mixing & Mastering)

Students will learn how to properly mix and master music comparable to those competitive in the modern industry. This course will cover the basic principles of mixing and will conclude with mastering students' own music. This course is designed for those who already have an understanding of audio and are looking to take their sonic production to the highest of quality. Students will learn how to craft audio recordings with the utmost precision to create sound of the highest quality.

Depending on experience level, it is recommended, but not required, that students first complete the Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 1 (Basic Techniques) course prior to enrolling in this course. Please contact us with any questions.

Optional Add-on: For one full business day, students can shadow Justin at Cybersound Studios! Students will be fully immersed in a professional, post-production studio. Students are encouraged to ask questions and to sit in on sessions as appropriate. This add-on can be applied at checkout.

Travel & Site Information


Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 2 (Mixing & Mastering)

This course will be held at our training location at 231 Corporate Drive in Portsmouth, NH on the Pease Tradeport.

Parking Information
Free parking is available onsite at our at Portsmouth location. We recommend parking toward the back of the building as the entrance to our classrooms and office are located in the back.


From the North/West on the Spaulding Turnpike: Enter the Pease Tradeport from Exit 1. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Newington Street.  At the first set of lights turn left onto International Drive.  At the intersection, make a left onto Corporate Drive. Our location will be on your left.

From the South on I-95: Enter the Tradeport from Exit 3 off I-95. Take a left at the top of the ramp onto NH-33 West, then a right at the light onto the Grafton Road. Turn left onto Corporate Drive. Our location will be on your left.

From the North on I-95: Take Exit 5 onto NH-16 North/US-4 West, then Exit 1 for Gosling Road.  Turn left onto Gosling Road and continue onto Newington Road.  Turn left onto International Drive.  At the intersection, make a left onto Corporate Drive. Our location will be on your left.

Instructor Bios


Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 2 (Mixing & Mastering)

  • Justin Sheriff

    Justin is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music with over twenty years of experience in music. Justin started at Cybersound Studios in Boston, MA as an intern in 2012 and is now working as one of the head audio engineers. Justin has worked with notable artists such as: Run-DMC, DMX, Chief Keef, Liam Payne, Flume, Máiréad Nesbitt (Celtic Women) and Lauv to name a few. Justin recorded, mixed and mastered RIAA certified gold single, “Ashes” by Stellar that has over 150,000,000 streams, ranked within the top 5 of the US and Global Viral Top 50 Spotify playlists and was signed to Sony records. Justin has worked with actors such as: Yara Shahidi, Bryan Cranston, John Malkovich, Dennis Leary, Benjamin Bratt and many more. Justin has produced work on the following corporate projects and television platforms: Disney, Netflix, ESPN, Billboard Women in Music Awards, Sony Pictures, Audible.com, Penguin Random House, Simon and Schuster, Xyzal, Sonos, Motorola, Google, Progressive, ASICS, 10% Happier, Hawaii 5.0, voice recognition software for Amazon Alexa and much more.



Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 2 (Mixing & Mastering)

Do I need previous experience to take this course?

Depending on your current experience level and/or knowledge of audio engineering, we will always recommend you first complete Introduction to Audio Engineering Part 1 (Basic Techniques). However, this is not required. Each day of this course will be curated specifically to each individual's experience level with plenty of 1-on-1 time and room for questions.

Do I need to purchase and/or have any equipment for this course?

Nope! This course does not have any required materials, software, equipment, etc. Our instructor will gladly inform you on all aspects of what equipment you could look into for future use. There will also be demo equipment for use during class hours. If you currently have your own equipment, computer, etc., you are more than welcome to bring it with you to class.

Is this course also a major and/or program of study at UNH?

Currently, it is not. This specific course is non-credit and is the first of it's kind at UNH.

How do I sign up for the one-day studio session?

After clicking on "Enroll Now," you will be brought to a checkout page where you will find the option to add the one-day studio session to your cart!

When will the studio session take place?

This will be determined at some point during the course. You and your instructor will talk about the best dates for both of your upcoming schedules.

This course is currently unavailable.