OHC workshop icon: Two microphones wearing toques stand in front of a tree, atop which is a noisy bird. Text under image reads: Field Recording.

Field Recording

Registration for this workshop has closed.

This is an in-person, indoor/outdoor workshop and may be subject to postponement due to adverse weather conditions.

This workshop is ideal for those who have attended the Digital Audio Recording session of the Introduction to Oral History workshop series, or have some digital audio recording experience. Participants should know how to use a digital audio recorder, and how to read levels.

Workshop Fee:

  • Free for UWinnipeg students, faculty and staff who register using their UW provided email address.
  • $60 (+gst) for community members

This workshop is for adventurers who want to record interviews outside of the controlled studio environment. It provides an overview of field recording concepts, equipment and techniques. You will learn how to listen to outdoor soundscapes before you hit record, and tips for coping with adverse conditions. After this workshop you will know how to go about recording sounds and voices outdoors that will be high quality and usable in your audio/video storytelling projects.  This workshop is highly recommended for those who interested in podcasting.

This workshop is limited to 15 participants.


12 Oct 2023


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm




Oral History Centre Classroom


Kent Davies