Enthusiastic music lovers mostly youngsters numbering 53 turned up for the three-days crash course on live management organized by Crescendo and sponsored by Music Task Force. The programme which got underway on Wednesday is being held at Crescendo, Vikeye Centre, Notun Basti Dimapur.
Initially, the workshop was to be held for only 30 persons, but the enormous response from the youth compelled the organizers to accommodate the remaining who were also present at the opening day of the workshop.
A similar workshop would be held at Kohima, said the organizer.
Resource person Aka Jamir, school of audio engineering, Mumbai and consultant engineer Crescendo would be imparting Church sound operator training and sound renal companies.
Director Music Task Force, Gugs Chishi in his brief remark said everything starts with basic, and by participating in the workshop, music lovers can equip themselves with the basic ideas of performing and handling instruments.
Techniques like, fixing the cables and adjustment of sounds, etc., would be imparted to the participants at the training, said Gugs.
Encouraged by the positive response received from the youngsters, Gugs maintained that during the workshop, participants would find themselves engaged in something productive and meaningful.
“How good one handles the instrument would depend on how the artist would perform,” said Gugs and added the workshop was likely to be a meaningful one.
Meanwhile, one of the organizers said after the conclusion of the workshop, participants would be given time to post questions through which they would be able learn many new techniques.
On the last day of the workshop, participants would be allowed to perform and handle instruments on their own. Certificates would be awarded to all the participants.