Create a music track with Audacity (PC)

Create a music track suitable for film and video use or distribution using Audacity (PC) recording and editing software. Guided by an experienced songwriter-musician, import pre-recorded music into an Audacity project, and create and edit audio layers. Mix multiple audio layers together to create a finished track, using Audacity controls to achieve your desired sound.

Coaching hours: 4

Participants can expect to spend approximately 12-15 hours beyond the coaching hours on completing this module.

What’s in it for you?

Key competencies:

  1. Create a music track using Audacity software.
  2. Effectively use an equalizer and create audio effects.
  3. Import and export recorded tracks in Audacity.
  4. Capture audio, recording guitars, vocals, various sounds, etc.
  5. Mix, edit, and refine multiple tracks into one stereo track suitable for distribution, or for use as a film or video music track.

Note: To complete this module successfully, participants are encouraged to have the following: Audacity (free to download), USB Audio Recording Interface (available at, starting at about $99), and a microphone (recommended for increased capture quality, starting at about $39).


Inaugural fee: $259 (HST included)