THE MIX MAGAZINE ANNUAL DIRECTORY OF AUDIO EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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Mix magazine is now receiving submissions for the 2004 Directory of
Audio Education Programs, an invaluable resource that lists dozens of schools
and programs from across North America. This handy tool will run in the October
issue of Mix and will stay up year-round on our Website, mixonline.com.
Best of all, there's NO FEE to participate! Click
here
to submit your FREE listing - high-resolution photos welcome
- or update/resubmit an existing listing.

If you participated in last year's directory, please find your school listing
in the alphabetical list below. If there are changes to the submission, please
click on the link following your submission that reads "Submit Changes,"
which will take you to our online submission form. If you do not have any changes,
please e-mail hjohnson@primediabusiness.com
with the name of the program in the subject line and the words "no changes"
in the body of the e-mail. For additional clarity, please include a contact
name and phone number.

All responses must be received by August 6, 2004.

Photos of your facilities are also welcome and will be used when space allows.
If you sent a photo last year, you may assume that we will re-run the photo
if we do not receive other instructions. New photos may be submitted via e-mail
to hjohnson@primediabusiness.com . Please make sure photos
are high resolution (300 dpi @ 5 inches wide).

We hope you will participate in this helpful resource for future students.
If you have any questions, please e-mail hjohnson@primediabusiness.com
or call 510/985-3307.

Sincerely,

Heather Johnson

editorial assistant, Mix

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ACADEMY OF PRODUCTION & RECORDING ARTS

619 11th Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 0Y8
Phone 403/237-8561

Fax 403/237-6128
E-mailbeachinc@telusplanet.net
Website
www.thebeachaudio.com
Degrees/Certificates: Sound Basics 101 certificate;
Music Advanced certificate; Post-Production Advanced.
Program: APRA is
a school that is located within Alberta's premier recording facility, The Beach
Advanced Audio. The courses enable students to learn all elements of audio recording,
engineering and production. Courses focus on all elements of audio, be it music,
post-production, broadcast, etc.

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ALEXANDER MAGAZINE

14071 Stephens, Suite #A-5, Warren, MI 48089

Phone

877/683-1743

E-mail

administrator@alexandermagazine.com



Website

www.alexandermagazine.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Recording Institute of Detroit Theory completions

for Pro Audio Specialist, Recording Techniques 1 and Associate Recording Engineer

programs.

Program:

Online program with lessons, reference materials,

audio demonstrations and interactive quizzes. Online final exams and certification.

Many additional advanced-study articles and postings. Worldwide job/intern-placement

assistance.

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ALTA CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION ARTS

9014 N. 23rd Ave., Ste. 1, Phoenix, AZ 85021

Phone

888/729-4954

Fax

602/749-5418

E-mail

info@thealtacenter.com



Website

www.thealtacenter.com

Degrees/Certificates:

diploma in Digital Audio Recording.

Program:

Innovative 10-week Digital Audio Recording program is designed by Wayne

Vlcan, a multi-Gold Award-winning engineer/producer and founder of The Conservatory

of Recording Arts & Sciences. Designed for today's music business. Unique curriculum

is created specifically for independent musicians, artists, producers and engineers.

The Alta Center also offers a Multimedia Production program, including digital

graphics, video production, animation and Website development.

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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

4400 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-8058

Phone

202/885-2746

Fax

202/885-2723

E-mail

sarisky@american.edu



Website

www.american.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Audio Technology, minor in Audio

Technology.

Program:

Housed in the Department of Computer Science, Audio

Technology and Physics, the program concentrates on the art and science of music

and audio production, electronic recording, and computer and electronic systems.

The department's recording studios give the students hands-on experience in

a full-featured facility with 2-inch/24-track analog, Pro Tools|HD and a great

mic collection. Electronic music studios provide everything from a Moog Modular

to state-of-the-art modern digital workstations.

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APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY HAYES SCHOOL OF MUSIC

813 Rivers St., Boone, NC 28608

Phone

828/262-3020

Fax

828/262-6446

E-mail

music@appstate.edu

Website

www.music.appstate.edu/recording

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music Industry Studies; Bachelor's

of Music in Performance, Education and Music Therapy. BThe Music Industry Studies

major features a music recording and production concentration designed to offer

undergraduate-level training in the principles of music and sound recording

and audio post-production. Other degree concentrations prepare students for

careers in arts management, promotions, music merchandising and manufacturing.

The Walters-Storyk-designed recording studio is a 24-track facility with automated

digital mixing, multiple editing workstations and industry-standard peripheral

equipment. The Broyhill Music Center also includes two performance halls, an

opera studio, MIDI studio, computer labs, a music library, rehearsal halls and

practice rooms. Off-campus music industry internships contribute to experience

and career preparation.

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ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE

2323 Elliott Ave., Seattle, WA 98103

Phone

206/239-2338

Fax

206/269-0274

E-mail

barsotts@aii.edu

Website

www.ais.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

6-quarter A.A.A. in Audio Production.

Program:

Includes studio production,

A/V post, streaming media, radio production. Required internships, placement

assistance upon completion. Hands-on experience: 5 studios (3 tracking, 2 mixing),

4 DAWs (Pro Tools|HD), two 25-seat computer labs (Windows/Sonic Foundry, Mac/ProTools

LE). Consoles: SSL4000G+, Euphonix C300, Mackie D8D, Yamaha 02R, Mackie 32X8.

24 I/O analog 2-inch (2), 24 I/O Pro Tools|HD, (5.1 DTS surround),16 I/O Pro

Tools|HD (2).

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THE ART INSTITUTE OF VANCOUVER, BURNABY

3264 Beta Ave.

Phone

604/298-5400

Fax

604/298-5403

E-mail

aiv_burnaby_info@aii.edu

Website

www.aivb.artinstitutes.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

1/2/3-year programs. Articulated degree program with the Liverpool Institute

of Performing Arts (LIPA).

Program:

Using the latest linear and nonlinear

recording techniques and state-of-the-art recording studios, students train

for careers in music and post-production for film, video, TV and new media.

The campus covers over 55,000 square feet across four separate buildings and

boasts five recording studios, a mix-to-picture surround sound studio and an

automated music production facility. A policy of liberal access to facilities

and equipment creates an environment where art and creativity blend seamlessly

with technology.

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ARTISTPRO.COM

447 Georgia St., Vallejo, CA 94590

Phone

707/554-1935

Fax

707/554-9751

E-mail

info@artistpro.com

Website

www.artistpro.com

Degrees/Certificates:

professional growth training, non-accredited.

Program:

Free online, self-paced

professional audio training courses taught be renowned author Bill Gibson, using

text, high-quality audio and detail images teaching Understanding the Mixer

Part I, Understanding the Mixer Part II, Essential EQ Theory, Dynamics Processors,

Microphone Technology, Digital Recording, Synchronization, Recording Instruments/Vocal,

MIDI and more!

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ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL

2 Music School Rd., Aspen, CO 81611

Phone

970/925-3254

Fax

970/925-3802

E-mail

school@aspenmusic.org

Website

www.aspen.com/musicfestival

B The Edgar Stanton Audio Recording Institute is an intensive 4-week, full-time

seminar/workshop. The goal is to provide a background in the basics of audio

production and prepare students for a career as a recording engineer. A wide

range of recording and guest lecturers are noted representatives of the recording

and broadcasting industries. The session is limited to 10 students to ensure

maximum individual attention.

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AUDIO ENGINEARING INSTITUTE

6610 Buffalo Hills, San Antonio, TX 78256-2330

Phone

210/698-9666

Website

www.audio-eng.com

Degrees/Certificates:

basic and advanced Audio Engineering

classes, each lasting 10 weeks.

Program:

Classes are taught by Gold and

Platinum record-winner Marius Perron III. Students are trained with part hands-on

equipment, part lecture. Basic class covers theory, microphones, consoles, tape

recorders, live band recording and mixing. Advanced class covers signal processors,

hard disk recording, MIDI, synthesizers and samplers, drum machines and sequencers,

audio-for-video, computer-assisted mixing, real-time analysis and studio equipment

maintenance. The advanced course is structured around an apprentice engineering

program working as second engineers at studios in San Antonio.

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AUDIO INSTITUTE OF AMERICA

PO Box 15427, San Francisco, CA 94115

Phone

415/752-0701

Fax

415/752-0701

E-mail

audioinst@earthlink.net

Website

www.audioinstitute.com

Degrees/Certificates:

diploma in recording engineering.

Program:

Home-study course for recording engineers, producers and live sound engineers.

Learn how to build and operate your own studio or join successful working graduates

in studios around the world.

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AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE

100-5 Patco Ct., Islandia, NY 11749

Phone

631/582-8999

Fax

631/582-8213

E-mail

inquiries@audiotraining.com

Website

www.audiotraining.com



Degrees/Certificates:

Certificate offered for graduates of our 8-month program.

Program:

8-month 170-hour program with extensive hands-on experience.

Classes are limited to five students during the hands-on portion. Experience

on 24-track digital equipment including 5.1-mixing course with Mac G4 computers.

Qualifying graduates secure their first job at the school as members of the

Recording Engineers Association. See cover for facility in Orlando.

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THE BANFF CENTRE

107 Tunnel Mountain Dr., Box 1020, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H5

Phone

403/762-6180

Fax

403/762-6345

E-mail

Theresa_Leonard@banffcentre.ca

Website

www.BanffCentre.ca

Degrees/Certificates:

audio assistant

and associate work/study programs; 1 to 6 terms.

Program:

This is a work-study

program that provides a bi-weekly stipend with no tuition fee. The audio program

runs alongside internationally renowned music programs with prominent faculty

and musicians. Guest audio faculty have included John Eargle, Bob Ludwig, George

Massenburg, Elliot Scheiner, Jim Anderson, Doug Sax, Shawn Murphy, David Frost,

Jean Marie Geijsen, Tony Faulkner, Richard King, among many others. Facilities

include recital hall with adjoining control room, digital multitrack recording

studio, Pro Tools audio-for-video post-production suite, Sonic Solutions editing

suite and Pyramix Digital Audio workstation.

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BARTON COLLEGE

Box 5000, Wilson, NC 27893

Phone

800/345-4973

Fax

252/399-6571

E-mail

pvalera@barton.edu

Website

www.barton.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.A. in Mass Communication (Audio Recording Technology concentration).

Program:

Extensive hands-on training in a 32-track recording studio and a digital

audio studio. Very low student/teacher ratio. Curriculum includes: studio recording;

MIDI, electronic music; digital audio workstation recording, editing and mixing;

production audio for film and video; audio post-production for film and video

(dialog editing, sound design and editing); and an internship program. Facilities

include a Soundcraft Sapphyre Lc analog console with automation, outboard gear,

Pentium IV computers with software by Pro Tools, Cakewalk, Nemesys, TC Electronic,

etc. Keyboards and modules by Kurzweil, Korg, Roland, Alesis and Yamaha.

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BELMONT UNIVERSITY

Mike Curb College of Entertainment andMusic Business

1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212-3757

Phone

615/460-5504

Fax

615/460-5516

E-mail

hamiltonp@mail.belmont.edu

Website

www.belmont.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Bachelor's of Business Administration with emphasis

in Music Business.

Program:

The CEMB offers an award-winning faculty

and staff of music business professionals and a program combining classroom

experience with real-world application. Owns and operates three renowned recording

facilities including the multi-Platinum Ocean Way Nashville, historic RCA Studio

B and the Center for Music Business. Students have access to eight state-of-the-art

recording studios and a full range of digital and analog recording equipment,

and both vintage and current signal processors, microphones and DAWs.

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BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215

Phone

800/BERKLEE

Fax

617/747-2047

E-mail

admissions@berklee.edu

Website

www.berklee.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

four-year Bachelor's of Music or four-year Professional Diploma.

Program:

Established in 1945, Berklee College of Music is the world's largest independent

music college. Over 3,400 students and 460 faculty members interact in an environment

designed to provide the most complete learning experience possible, including

all of the opportunities and challenges presented by a career in the contemporary

music industry. The college offers 12 majors, over 270 ensembles, six recital

halls, 300 practice rooms, 12 studio/control rooms, Media Center, current industry

technology.

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BUTLER UNIVERSITY

4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208

Phone

317/940-9828

Fax

317/940-9014

E-mail

csarmstr@butler.edu

Website

www.butler.edu/telecom

Degrees/Certificates:

B.S. in Telecommunication Arts. Concentrations

in Recording Industry Studies, Multimedia, Video Production and Electronic Journalism.

Program:

We prepare students to enter the recording industry by providing

them with first-rate classroom instruction, hands-on experience with the most

widely used technology and internship opportunities at the best recording studios

and music production facilities in the Midwest. Students are encouraged to utilize

our state-of-the-art on-campus studio and control rooms that were professionally

designed and built featuring Pro Tools, ADAT, a piano, MIDI keyboard and a wide

selection of microphones.

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO

Department of Music, Chico, CA 95929-0805

Phone

530/898-5500

Fax

530/898-4082

E-mail

kseppanen@oavax.csuchico.edu

Website

www.csuchico.edu/mus/rcrd

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in Music with an option in Recording

Arts; 4-year B.A. in Music with an option in Music Industry.

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS

1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90247

Phone

310/243-3543

E-mail

dbradfield@dhvx20.csudh.edu

Website

music1.csudh.edu/Music

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A., Audio Recording; 4-year B.A., Music

Technology; certificate in Audio Technology.

Program:

CSUDH has a fully equipped analog and digital studio in addition

to its synthesizer studio. Completely renovated in 1999, the new equipment includes

Mackie and Panasonic Digital 5.1 mixing consoles, 48 tracks of DA-98 and ADAT

multitrack recording, Pro Tools and Sonic Solutions DAWs, and high-res mastering

equipment.

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

Department of Music, Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone

800/808-MUSC

E-mail

gjc4@pop.cwru.edu

Website

http://music.cwru.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in Audio Recording, 5-year double-major with Electrical Engineering.

Program:

Audio Recording Technology is a professional program for persons

interested in becoming audio recording engineers or working in recording studios.

State-of-the-art facilities, frequent opportunities for hands-on-studio time,

and CWRU's national reputation in electrical engineering contribute to this

program's appeal.

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CASPER COLLEGE

125 College Ave., Casper, WY 82601

Phone

307/268-2606

Fax

307/268-3023

E-mail

psearcey@caspercollege.edu

Website

caspercollege.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate degree in Theater Tech, Music Performance, Music Ed., Music Theater

and Multimedia.

Program:

Sound Reinforcement I: Live Sound—Theory and

Practice; Sound Reinforcement II: Recording Studio; independent studies in Audio

and Recording 8-track analog on 11/22-inch tape, 16-track digital hard disk,

Pro Tools, Tascam M512 mixing console, Sound Workshop 30 Series 8-track console,

Roland VS 1680, Digi001, Tannoy monitors and a deep mic cabinet. Main control

remodeled 2003.

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CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1105 Kelly Dr., Sanford, NC 27330

Phone

919/718-7257

Fax

919/718-7429

E-mail

bfreeman@cccc.edu

Website

www.cccc.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma in Radio Production, 1-year diploma in Television Production,

2-year Associate Degree in Applied Science in Broadcast Production Technology.

Program:

Radio production students study analog and digital audio recording,

mic techniques and multitrack production with Cool Edit Pro and Pro Tools Digi001.

Additionally, students operate the college's 3,000-watt station, WDCC 90.5 FM.

Television students study linear and nonlinear editing on Avid systems, directing,

producing, video photography, field production, video graphics, broadcast writing

and reporting.

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CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

CMSU Dept. of Music, Hudson 108, Warrensburg, MO 64093

Phone

660/543-4589

Fax

660/543-8271

E-mail

honour@cmsu1.cmsu.edu

Website

www.cmsu.edu/music/musictech/mutech

index.htm

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.M. in Music Technology.

Program:

Emphasis on audio engineering and musicianship, with experience on both sides

of the microphone. The program stresses hands-on learning with multitrack recording/editing

studios, ProTools|HD3 and HD2 systems, sound reinforcement equipment, MIDI/synthesis

studios and a 12-station computer lab. Internships are required. Class sizes

are typically between 15 and 20 students. Financial assistance is available

for those who qualify.

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CITRUS COLLEGE

1000 W Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA 91741

Phone

626/852-8061

Fax

626/852-8063

E-mail

Info@citrusstudios.org

Website

www.citrusstudios.org

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year Vocation certificate in Recording Technology.




Program:

Citrus offers hands-on training in a working studio. The facility

centers on two studios with Neve VR and Euphonix CS2000 consoles, with Tascam

digital, Studer A827 analog and Pro Tools recorders. Other rooms include and auditorium

for live recordings and film scores, a smaller analog studio and a lab with 25

Pro Tools workstations. The curriculum consists of courses in audio engineering,

acoustics, live sound, critical listening, digital audio, MIDI and music business.

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CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK

The Sonic Arts Center, Shepard Hall Room #72, West 140th and Convent Ave., New

York, NY 10031

Phone

212/650-8288

Fax

212/650-5428

E-mail

sonicart@crow.admin.ccny.cuny.edu

Website

http://sonic.arts.ccny.cuny.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.F.A. in Music (Audio Technology concentration).




Program:

Exciting seven-studio facility featuring Pro Tools 6, Logic Platinum

6, software synths, plug-ins, all running on gigibit-connected Macintosh G5 computers.

Small classes allow ample faculty/student interaction and six hours of lab time

per-week-per-course. In-depth coursework prepares students for various careers

in the audio and music technology industry.

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CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO

Broadcast Electronic Media Arts Department, 50 Phelan St., Box A6, San Francisco,

CA 94112

Phone

415/239-3527

E-mail

twinston@ccsf.edu

Website

www.ccsf.edu/Departments/Broadcast



Degrees/Certificates:

Sound Recording and Sound Design certificates.

Program:

Covers analog and digital multitrack

techniques used in the various stages of pro sound recording. Basic tracks,

overdubbing, editing, mixing and mastering. Mic placement for ensembles, instruments

and vocals, console, signal flow, gain structure, music mixing theory and aesthetics,

equalization, compression, reverberation and more.

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THE CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC

11021 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106

Phone

216/791-5000

Fax

216/791-1530

E-mail

cimadmission@po.cwru.edu

Website

www.cim.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Audio Recording; double major with an instrument or Composition

major in five years.

Program:

Based at one of the nation's leading conservatories

of music. Students record performances of the highly talented Institute faculty

and students. Courses cover classical and popular music studio techniques, microphone

selection and placement, surround sound, digital sound processing, audio-for-video

post-production, acoustics and studio maintenance. Equipment: see Website. Professional

faculty features multiple-Grammy-winners Jack Renner and Michael Bishop (Telarc),

Dr. Peter D'Antonio (RPG Diffusor Systems), Bruce Egre (Azica Records) and Alan

Bise (CIM, producer).

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COGSWELL POLYTECHNICAL COLLEGE

1175 Bordeaux Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Phone

408/541-0100

Fax

408/747-0764

E-mail

tduncan@cogswell.edu

Website

www.cogswell.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Digital Audio Technology; 4-year

B.S. in Audio Engineering.

Program:

Digital Audio Technology prepares

students for careers in the music industry with concentrations in studio recording,

synthesis and sound design, and composing and arranging. Audio Engineering addresses

the manufacturing side of the music industry. Students can get either a B.S.

in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering with a concentration in audio.

Both programs are supported by a facility that has three recording studios and

two classroom labs. The college is regionally accredited.

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THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE

432 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203

Phone

518/454-5178

Fax

518/454-2146

E-mail

nelsonm@mail.strose.edu

Website

www.strose.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music, Music Industry emphasis; part-time

M.A. in Music Technology.



Program:

The College of Saint Rose Music Industry core includes three areas:

technology, music business and commercial music. The technology area includes

required courses in recording engineering, record production, Pro Tools, MIDI.

Music business courses include survey, artist management, entertainment law. Commercial

music offerings include songwriting, arranging, conducting and applied study.

On-campus multitrack studio equipped with Pro Tools, DA-78HR and MCI JH24, a Pro

Tools edit room, MIDI lab with 15 Mac-based DAWs.

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COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano, TX 75074

Phone

972/516-5041

Fax

972/881-5103

E-mail

csmcclure@ccccd.edu

Website

www.ccccd.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year AAS in Commercial Music; 1-year certificate

in Audio Engineering.

Program:

CCCCD offers a professional-quality studio

featuring Pro Tools 24 Mix Plus, a Control/24 worksurface, Genelec 1030A monitors,

a wide array of microphones and six Mac G4s with Digi 001s for student projects.

The MIDI/synth studio contains 16 Mac G4 workstations with a large selection

of synthesizers and sound modules.

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COLUMBIA ACADEMY

1295 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3X8

Phone

800/665-9283

Fax

604/731-5458

E-mail

administration@columbia-academy.com

Website

www.columbia-academy.com

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma in Digital/Analog

Recording Arts.

Program:

Utilizing three recording studios, students

develop professional skills in engineering, music production, post-production

for film and television, digital editing and mixing, studio tracking and recording

techniques. The program provides practical, hands-on experience in broadcast

production, audio post and music recording studios. In the music studios, students

are regularly working with a variety of live talent. In post-production, independent

filmmakers provide students with feature-length movies, documentaries and short

films.

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COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO

Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics, 600 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

Phone

312/344-8800

E-mail

bkanters@colum.edu

Website

www.colum.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in Audio Arts and Acoustics with concentrations

in Music Recording, Concert Sound Reinforcement, Acoustics, Sound Contracting

and Sound-for-Picture.



Program:

The curriculum in each concentration includes courses in electronics,

acoustics, math and audio systems theory. Many students take advantage of courses

in associated departments, including music, arts management, film/video and interactive

multimedia. The just-completed multimillion-dollar Audio Technology Center includes

three audio production studios, digital audio and sound-for-picture production

suites, and laboratories for acoustics.

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CONSERVATORY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES

2300 East Broadway Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282-1707

Phone

800/562-6383

Fax

480/829-1332

E-mail

info@cras.org

Website

www.audiorecordingschool.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Master Recording Program II.

Program:

MRP-II

is a 37-week program with classes limited to 12 students. It is the only program

that secures and requires an internship for graduation. 40,000-square-foot facility

includes 8 control rooms, 5 studios, 2 Pro Tools labs, 2 digital audio labs,

2 mix labs and a 6000-square-foot live sound classroom. Gear includes SSL, Neve,

Studer, Manley and Neumann, among others. Students are offered manufacturer

certification on Pro Tools, TC System 6000, Waves plug-ins, SIA Smaart. Financial

aid available.

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CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone

216/987-4252

Fax

216/987-3280

E-mail

tommy.wiggins@tri-c.edu

Website

www.tri-c.edu/rat

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year (5-semester) A.A.S. in Recording Arts &

Technology. Certified Pro Tools training center.

Program:

Students train under professional audio engineer/producer/faculty

members and plan, execute and deliver finished audio products to the listener.

Projects include producing recordings for regional music groups, cable television

programs (including the Emmy-winning Words&Music songwriter interview show),

RAT Records (student-run label) and concert sound production (summer outdoor amphitheater

season on the river). Semester-length internship at local and national audio facilities.

Facility designed by Russ Berger Design Group.

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DALLAS SOUND LAB

School for the Recording Arts, 6305 N. O'Connor Blvd., Suite 119, Irving, TX

75039

Phone

866/498-1122

E-mail

info.dallas@dallassoundlab.com

Website

www.dallassoundlab.com

Degrees/Certificates:

diplomas

in Audio Engineering and Studio Techniques; seminars in Music Business Administration,

Audio Engineering for Film and Television Production, and Contemporary Music

Theory.

Program:

Courses provide students with extensive hands-on training

using a powerful list of lab equipment, including consoles by SSL, API, Neve,

Focusrite, Yamaha and Mackie. Lab sessions are held in the school's 12,000-square-foot

multistudio facility. Instructors are industry professionals. Many of our graduates

have secured positions working with video-production companies, recording studios,

television and radio stations, sound reinforcement companies, management agencies

and other related media businesses.

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DEL MAR COLLEGE/RADIO & TELEVISION

Baldwin & Ayers, Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Phone

361/698-1508

Fax

361/698-1511

E-mail

maipper@delmar.edu

Website

www.delmar.edu/comm/rtv/RTVHome1.html

Degrees/Certificates:

Radio & Television, 2-year A.A. degree.



Program:

The program's facilities are specially designed for radio and television

production courses. The audio production course uses a 4-track hard drive unit,

an 8-track computer based unit, MiniDisc units and the staples of analog: a cassette

deck and turntable.

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DEPAUL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

804 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Phone

773/325-7444

Fax

773/325-7263

E-mail

rbeacraf@depaul.edu

Website

www.music.depaul.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music.

Program:

SRT students take classes in analog

and digital microelectronics, computer science and calculus, in addition to

the undergraduate music curriculum. Recording classes and student practicum

take place off campus in a 48-track SSL studio where students have access to

state-of-the-art equipment. On campus, students develop their skills at Studio

DePaul, a Pro Tools facility featuring video, synthesis and surround sound capabilities.

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ELMHURST COLLEGE

190 Prospect, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone

630/617-3500

Fax

630/617-3738

E-mail

kevino@elmhurst.edu



Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Music Business, B.S. in Music Business, B.M.

in Music Education, B.A. in Music.

Program:

In addition to classwork in music, business and business of music, students

get hands-on industry experience through internships, industry speakers and

course tours. Resources include a state-of-the-art 24-track digital studio,

courses ranging from music theory to MIDI, recently expanded practice and recital

facilities, and an artist faculty of over 50. Industry support is provided in

the form of scholarships from trade organizations such as NAMM and NARAS, corporate

sponsorship, a student chapter of MEIEA and an intern/job bank.

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EX'PRESSION CENTER FOR NEW MEDIA

6601 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608

Phone

877/833-8800

Fax

510/658-3414

E-mail

yee-ju@xnewmedia.com

Website

www.expression.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year accelerated Bachelor's in Sound Arts. Degrees

also offered in Animation and Graphic Design.

Program:

The 60,000-square-foot

campus includes a 200-seat 5.1 Meyer Sound Theater, 11 full-size studios, gear

from Studer, Neve, SSL, Mackie, Yamaha and more. Class sizes are small to ensure

personalized attention. In addition to sound engineering and production, students

are trained in music theory, studio etiquette and psychology, DVD authoring,

Pro Tools, MIDI, mastering for 5.1, live sound and media law. Students have

unparalleled hands-on access to digital and analog studio equipment (e.g., 15-20

sessions at the controls with a live band), and all students are required to

do a professional internship. Programs start every month except May and December.

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FANSHAWE COLLEGE

1460 Oxford St. East, London, Ontario, Canada N5Y 5RX

Phone

519/452-4130

E-mail

tmcmanus@fanshawec.ca

Website

www.fanshawec.ca

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year Diploma in Music Industry Arts. 1-year post-Diploma

program in Digital Applications (Advanced Digital Audio and Digital Video Editing).




Program:

Started in 1975, Music Industry Arts offers a thorough 2-year education

that provides a myriad career options. 24 hours a day, seven days a week access

to two state-of-the-art recording studios equipped with Pro Tools and traditional

2-inch tracking machines. Our studios and our 10-station MIDI facility are all

equipped with dual-processor G5s and the latest software. The Digital Applications

Program accepts graduates from other programs.

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FINGER LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE

4355 Lakeshore Dr., Canandaigua, NY 14424

Phone

585/394-3500

Fax

585/394-5005

E-mail

admissions@snyflcc.fingerlakes.edu

Website

www.fingerlakes.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

two-year A.S. Music Recording

Technology degree.

Program:

The recording facility contains two recording

rooms and a spacious control room. Single instruments to a full symphony orchestra

can be accommodated in the 2,000-plus-square-foot recording room. Installed

in the control room are a Mackie Digital 8-Bus console and 24 tracks of Tascam

DA-88s. Editing and mastering are done on hard disk via MOTU 2408 using Samplitude

Studio. Final mixes can be recorded onto DAT, MD or CD-RW.

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FITS & STARTS PRODUCTIONS, LLC

48 Riverdale Ave. East, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

Phone

732/741-1275

Fax

732/741-5998

E-mail

Fitsandstarts@comcast.net

Website

www.modernrecording.com

Degrees/Certificates:

none.



Program:

The leading provider of audio seminars in North America. Specializing

in multichannel audio, the seminars tour the U.S. each year stopping in 36 cities

and six regions; feature industry expert Mike Sokol; and are sponsored by audio

manufacturers. The seminars can be customized according to the needs of audio

programs and organizations and for varying proficiency levels. Custom workshops

with recognized industry authorities, as well as consulting, are available to

individual programs.

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FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE

305 North Service Rd., Dix Hills, NY 11746

Phone

631/424-7000

Fax

631/424-7008

E-mail

admissions@ftc.edu

Website

www.fivetowns.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Bachelor's of Music in Jazz/Commercial Music, with

concentrations in performance, composition/songwriting, musical theater, audio

recording technology, music business and video music. Bachelor's degree program

in Music Education. Bachelor's of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) Degree program

in Business Management, with concentrations in audio recording technology, music

business, video arts and theater arts.

Program:

The college is equipped

with eight/16/24/48-track world-class recording studios, a television production

facility and various-sized soundstages. The Dix Hills Center for the Performing

Arts has been described as "acoustically perfect."

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FULL SAIL REAL WORLD EDUCATION

3300 University Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32792

Phone

800/226-7625

Fax

407/678-0700

E-mail

admissions@fullsail.com

Website

www.fullsail.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate of Science degrees in Computer Animation,

Digital Media, Film, Game Design & Development, Recording Arts, and Show Production

& Touring. All degrees take between 12-14 months to complete.

Program:

Full

Sail offers hands-on training in a state-of-the-art multimedia complex that

is anchored by multiple professional recording studios, featuring the Amek 9098i,

SSL 9000J and Digidesign Pro Control consoles. The Recording Arts facilities

also feature one-on-one lab environments housing industry-standard digital and

analog consoles, as well as over 90 individual Pro Tools stations. The Recording

Arts curriculum includes courses in recording and mixing consoles, audio post-production,

workstations and session recording. Career placement assistance is provided,

and financial aid is available.

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FULLERTON COLLEGE

321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832

Phone

714/992-7302

E-mail

acima@fullcoll.edu

Website

www.fullcoll.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Music Production Recording certificate as part of a Commercial Music major.

Program:

24-track digital studio with Mackie HDR24/96, D8B, monitors.

MOTU 896 and Pro Tools LE, MIDI and analog electronic music labs.

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FUTURE MEDIA CONCEPTS

305 East 47th St., Level C, New York, NY 10017

Phone

212/888-6314

Fax

212/888-7531

E-mail

info@fmctraining.com

Website

www.FMCtraining.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Digidesign-authorized Pro Tools certification courses

for Operator music and/or post-production; Expert music and/or post-production.

Program:

Future Media Concepts has been selected as the exclusive Digidesign

Authorized Pro School in the Northeast. FMC offers the entire range of authorized

Pro Tools courses and certification exams leading to the prestigious titles

of Pro Tools Operator” and Pro Tools Expert” in both music and post-production.

State-of-the-art facility features HD and 24 Mix systems with ProControl and

Control/24 digital control surfaces. Small class size. Weekdays and weekends.

Satisfaction guaranteed.

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GLOBE INSTITUTE OF RECORDING AND PRODUCTION

PO Box 961, Brisbane, CA 94005

Phone

800/9000-MIX

E-mail

Info@GlobeRecording.com

Website

www.GlobeRecording.com



Degrees/Certificates:

2-Year Audio Producer Associates degree; 4-month certificates

in Audio Recording and Production, Music Business, Digital Composition, Audio

for Media, Digital Audio Workstation (Pro Tools), Psychoacoustic Sound Healing.

Program:

Hands-on classes

in recording, mixing, production and Pro Tools utilizing the Virtual Mixer concept,

which visualizes sounds in 3-D. Top instructors including David Gibson, author

of The Art of Mixing and The Art of Producing. Classes include instruction in

music theory and instrument proficiency.

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GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE

15744 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Phone

714/895-8780

Fax

714/895-8784

E-mail

ssteidinger@gwc.cccd.edu

Website

www.gwc.info

Degrees/Certificates:

Commercial Musician/Recording Arts certificate

program.

Program:

Classes include music, business and recording study

areas. The hands-on facilities include three 24-track digital control rooms.

Specialty labs are provided for Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro video editing, CD/DVD

duplication, maintenance and Digital Performer-based synthesizer workstations.

The program, which is almost 30 years old, has produced graduates working in

recording studios and in almost all related sound areas.

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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

1 Campus Dr., Allendale, MI 49401

Phone

800/748-0246

Fax

616/895-2000

E-mail

go2gvsu@gvsu.edu

Website

www.gvsu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Electrical Engineering with Music minor.

Program:

Grand Valley State

University has a unique program for students hwo have the talent and interest

to combine engineering and music. This program has the potential for a career

that can span the entire audio and music industries, from hardware design and

manufacturing to performance.

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GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PO Box 309,601 High Point Rd., Jamestown, NC 27282

Phone

336/334-4822

E-mail

johnsont@gtcc.cc.nc.us

Website

www.gtcc.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A.S. in Entertainment Technology-Sound Engineering, 2-year A.A.S. in

Entertainment Technology-Concert Sound & Lighting, 2-year A.A.S. in Entertainment

Technology-Management, 2-year A.A.S. in Entertainment Technology-Performance,

and various subject-specific certificates and one-year diplomas.

Program:

While the program is currently operating on our main campus, we will be

moving to a new state-of-the-art facility on our High Point Campus in January

2004. Our A”studio is centered around twin Sony DMX-R100 consoles and a Control

24/Pro Tools|HD recording system. Concert sound and lighting will be taught

in special labs, a 225-seat indoor performance space and a 700-seat outdoor

amphitheater.

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HAMPTON UNIVERSITY

Department of Music, Hampton, VA 23668

Phone

757/727-5237

Fax

757/727-5084

E-mail

robert.ransom@hamptonu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music with an emphasis in Music Engineering Technology.

Program:

The Music Engineering program is designed for students who desire a career in

audio engineering, music recording, audio equipment design, sound reinforcement,

broadcasting, audio sales or studio maintenance. Students can complete this

program, including an internship, in four years. Students who are admitted must

have an applied instrument, voice, trumpet, strings, etc.

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HARRIS INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS

118 Sherbourne St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 2R2

Phone

416/367-0178

Fax

416/367-5534

E-mail

harrisinstitute@rogers.com

Website

http://harrisinstitute.com

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma. Programs

in Recording Arts Management (RAM) and Producing/Engineering Program (PEP).

Program:

84 courses relating to the business, technical and creative

aspects of the music industry. Faculty includes 54 music industry leaders. The

16,000-square-foot facility includes Pro Tools in the audio post-production

suite, Logic Audio in the MIDI/multitrack suite and 24-track digital multitrack

in the music recording control room.

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HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1010 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N, Houston, TX 77043

Phone

713/718-5621

Fax

713/718-5640

E-mail

scott.gehman@hccs.edu

Website

http://nwc.hccs.edu/av

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A.S. in Audio Recording or Film Production;

1-year certificates in Audio Recording, MIDI, Film Production, Film Editing

or Scriptwriting.

Program:

Unlimited hands-on experience via eight fully

equipped studios. Studio A: SSL 4048 G+ with Ultimation and Recall, processors

by UREI, Lexicon, Empircal Labs. Studio B: Pro Tools|24 Mix Plus with Control

24. Studio C: Sony 3036 console, 13 Pro Tools stations with Digital Performer,

Korg X5 and JV 1010 synths. Studio D and E: Alesis X2 consoles, ADATs, Pro Tools.

Studio F: 3,000-square-foot film soundstage and movie theater. Studio M: Panasonic

DA-7, samplers and synthesizers by GigaStudio, Akai, Roland, E-mu, Korg, Oberheim.

Studio V: Video editors by Avid, Apple, Fast Systems.

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HOWARD UNIVERSITY DEPT. OF RADIO, TV & FILM

525 Bryant St., N.W. Rm. 230, Washington, D.C. 20059

Phone

202/806-7927

Fax

202/806-4844

E-mail

swilliams@howard.edu

Website

www.howard.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in audio production; 4-year B.A. in

television production; 4-year B.A. in film production; 4-year B.A. in telecommunications

management; 2-year MFA in film.

Program:

The Howard University Department

of Radio, Television & Film offers courses in radio production, audio for visual

media and multitrack recording/mixing. The Department has five Pro Tools-equipped

audio studios including one state-of-the-art post-production facility for film/video

sound that uses Pro Tools|HD system. Audio courses provide hands-on instruction,

and students have access to the University's professionally run WHUR-FM and

the student-run WHBC-AM radio stations.

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INDIANA UNIVERSITY

School of Music, Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone

812/855-1087

E-mail

kstrauss@indiana.edu

Website

www.music.indiana.edu/som/audio

Degrees/Certificates:

A.S. in Audio Technology, B.S. in Recording Arts.

Program:

As part of

their coursework, students record performance of the world-renowned IU School

of Music, including symphonic, opera, jazz, chamber music and popular music;

and complete over 200 hours of individual project time in the multitrack studio.

Advanced students serve as engineers for University-sponsored CD projects (over

40 releases to date). Facilities include four performance halls, recording studios,

two DAW suites, 24-track and multitrack studio, two maintenance labs and a computing

instruction classroom.

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INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RESEARCH

64 University Place, New York, NY 10003

Phone

800/544-2501

Fax

212/677-6549

E-mail

iarny@aol.com

Website

www.audioschool.com

Degrees/Certificates:

diploma in Audio Recording and Production, plus Bachelor's

Degree credit at participating universities and colleges.



Program:

Intensive nine-month program features digital audio and digital music

production, analog and digital recording and mixing, signal-processing technologies,

audio post-production, MIDI applications, music business, digital audio workstation

operations. Equipment features Mac-based platform (iMacs and G4s) running on OS

9/X, Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Reason. New all-digital studio with Sony DMX-R100

dual consoles. 18,000-square-foot facility in the heart of Greenwich Village.

Professional studio internships and graduate-placement assistance. Licensed by

NYS Education Department, approved for veterans training, accredited by ACCSCT.

Financial aid for eligible students.

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INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF BROADCASTING

6 So. Smithville Rd., Dayton, OH 45431

Phone

937/258-8251

Fax

937/258-8714

Website

www.icbproductions.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate degree program in Applied Science of Communication Arts in Television

and Radio, Associate degree program of Applied Science in Video Production/Recording,

Audio Engineer diploma program in Recording Audio Engineering, Diploma Program

Broadcasting I.

Program:

ICB is a small, private college. Enrollment

invitations are based on prospective students touring the facility and demonstrating

commitment and desire to be part of the broadcasting and recording fields. Smaller

class sizes ensure more individualized attention.

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ITHACA COLLEGE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

3322 Whalen Center for Music, Ithaca, NY 14850

Phone

607/274-3366

Fax

607/274-1727

E-mail

tplant@ithaca.edu

Website

www.ithaca.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Sound Recording Technology (4 years).

Program:

Facilities include 24-track SSL/Pro Tools|HD recording studios,

8-track Yamaha 02R/Pro Tools production studio, three electroacoustic music

studios. This program trains performing musicians to be recording engineers

and includes a full curriculum of music theory, history, performance studies

and liberal arts, as well as specialized coursework in recording and editing,

electro-acoustic music, repair and calibration, and recording workshops. All

recording majors are hired as work-study engineers in the School of Music for

four years. Very small class sizes allow each student the maximum studio time

and access to faculty members. Audition and interview for admission are required.

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KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

7250 State Ave., Kansas City, KS 66112

Phone

913/288-7634

Fax

913/288-7638

E-mail

mayfield@toto.net

Website

www.kckcc.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate of Applied Science degree in Audio Engineering;

Associate of General Studies degree in Music Technology.



Program:

Classes cover computing skills, basic and advanced MIDI, software

and hardware synthesis, audio recording (4-semester sequence of classes), audio

editing and sound design, digital video production and live sound reinforcement.

Classes limited to 12 students. Accredited by North Central Association. 24-track

DTRS, Pro Tools|HD-2, Soundcraft Ghost studio, 5.1 Genelec system; 24-track ADAT,

Pro Tools LE studio; multistation MIDI/digital audio (including Pro Tools)/synthesis

lab; multistation MIDI lab, digital video lab, live sound reinforcement.

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LABETTE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

200 S. 14th, Parsons, KS

Phone

888/LABETTE x1020

E-mail

darylg@labette.edu

Website

www.labette.edu/commusic/home.htm

Degrees/Certificates:

A.A.S. in Commercial Music Performance, A.A.S. in

Commercial Music Technology.



Program:

Labette Community College offers a two-year program designed to give

students hands-on experience. Students are encouraged to learn through recording

sessions, as well as classroom lectures and research assignments. Students gain

knowledge in the use of MIDI production and digital audio recording through programs

such as Digital Performer and Pro Tools. Freshmen utilize the Mackie 32?8 and

24?8 mixing consoles to record to ADATs and to the SDR24. Sophomores utilize the

Tascam Digital 8-Bus to record to Pro Tools and Digital Performer. Studio internships

are available at several area studios.

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LAKELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, OH 44094

Phone

800/589-8520

E-mail

rhill@Lakelandcc.edu

Website

www.Lakelandcc.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year certificates in Audio Engineering and Production; Video Production

and Broadcast; Radio Engineering and Broadcast; Interactive Media Technology;

Animation and Cartoon Arts; Interactive Entertainment Technology. 4-year Bachelor's

of Communications (with emphasis in the above fields) through association with

Notre Dame College.

Program:

Lakeland has provided quality, active, hands-on

education taught by an educational faculty primarily composed of industry professionals.

Certification and degrees in six broadcast and interactive media disciplines.

Facilities include digital/analog studios/soundstages (24/48-track). Consoles

by Otari, Sony, Mackie and SSL. Outboard by many leading manufacturers. Mac/PC

media production labs.

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LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA

Department of Music, Annville, PA 17003

Phone

717/867-6275

Fax

717/867-6390

E-mail

hill@lvc.edu

Website

www.lvc.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.M. in Music Recording Technology and B.S. in Music Business.

Program

:

LVC is a private liberal arts college that combines a strong, traditional music

curriculum with industry-related courses and experiences. Studies include music

theory, history, performance, studio production and recording industry operations.

NASM-accredited. The focus is to provide the foundation for students to pursue

a wide variety of interests upon graduation. Facilities include two 24-track

recording studios (analog and digital), various computer labs for audio/video/new-media

development, and Pro Tools-based production/editing/mastering rooms.

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LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE

4901 East Carson St., Long Beach, CA 90808

Phone

562/938-4309

Fax

562/938-4118

Website

www.lbcc.cc.ca.us



Degrees/Certificates:

A.A. with emphasis in Commercial Music, 10 certificates

in Music, Radio or Television.

Program:

LBCC offers job placement and intern positions. Most instructors

are active in the professional field. Facilities include seven studios equipped

with digital audio and/or analog multitrack, 42 individual MIDI workstations,

three-camera online video facilities, as well as three offline editing rooms.

All students get hands-on experience during their first semester. Equipment

includes ADAT, Fostex DMT, MCI 24-track, Soundcraft, CAD, Sound Workshop, Pro

Tools, Music Shop, Vision.

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LOS ANGELES RECORDING WORKSHOP

Center for the Recording Arts, 5278 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601

Phone

818/763-7400

Fax

818/763-7447

E-mail

info@recordingcareer.com

Website

www.recordingca

reer.com



Degrees/Certificates:

900-hour Recording Engineer Certificate.

Program:

One of the best-equipped schools

on the planet. Our 10 studios include Solid State Logic, Neve VR, Pro Tools,

five Sony DMX-R100s and the Sony Oxford digital console. Financial aid and student

scholarships, and dorm housing are also available.

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LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE

2700 E. Leland Rd., Pittsburg, CA 94565

Phone

925/439-0200

Fax

925/427-1599

E-mail

fdorriti@losmedanos.edu

Website

www.losmedanos.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A. in Recording Arts and 2-year Recording

Arts certificate. Fully accredited.

Program:

The most highly respected

community college Recording Arts program in the country. Faculty honored with

multiple Grammy Awards and nominations. Tuition for CA residents: $18/unit.

Two fully equipped 24-track studios, with Studer and Alesis ADATs, Otari MX-70

and MTR-90 multitracks and Pro Tools.

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LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY

One LMU Dr., MS-8230, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone

310/338-4575

Fax

310/338-3030

E-mail

jpresent@lmu.edu

Website

http://film.lmu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in Recording Arts (music recording

and film sound).

Program:

Recording Arts at LMU educates students in

audio engineering, music production, film sound production and post-production.

Students cannot record their own music at LMU. They must scout the artists that

they want to record. Entirely Pro Tools-based state-of-the-art audio facilities.

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MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE

2102 Agriculture Dr., Madison, WI 53718

Phone

608/663-2000

Fax

608/442-0141

E-mail

mmi@madisonmedia.com

Website

www.madisonmedia.com

Degrees/Certificates:

A.A. in Recording and Music Technology, A.A. in

Multimedia Technology, Video Production diploma.

Program:

New education

facility with over 19,000 square feet of state-of-the-art classrooms, computer

labs and studio space. Low student-to-teacher ratios. Classes taught by industry

professionals. Hands-on and classroom experience. Accredited. Placement service.

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MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Music, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1E3

Phone

514/398-4535

Fax

514/398-8061

E-mail

wieslaw@music.mcgill.ca

Website

www.music.mcgill.ca/mmt

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year Master's of Music Degree in Sound Recording;

Ph.D. degree.



Program:

The graduate sound-recording program combines practical and theoretical

training in studio techniques, microphone selection and placement, digital sound

processing and related subjects. Also included are technical ear training to improve

auditory perception and hands-on experience working with musicians, ranging from

solo performers to full symphony orchestras. Three fully equipped control rooms,

four performance venues, three post-production editing studios, a separate four-studio

suite for electroacoustic music, multichannel audio research lab and two computer

labs.

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MEDIATECH INSTITUTE

6305 N. O'Connor Blvd., Irving, TX 75039

Phone

866/498-1122

Fax

972/869-1135

E-mail

steve@dallassoundlab.com

Website

www.mediatechinstitute.com

Degrees/Certificates:

diploma/certification programs in Audio Engineering

& Studio Techniques, Producing & Songwriting, Music Business Administration,

TV & Film Soundtrack Production, Live Sound Reinforcement and Multimedia Production.

Program:

With campuses in Dallas, Houston and Austin, students get immediate

hands-on training in Russ Berger- and Steve Durr-designed studios featuring

SSL 6056E, SSL 4000G+, Neve 8058, API Legacy, Focusrite Control 24, Soundcraft

TS-24 and Yamaha DM2000 consoles. Our extensive MIDI studios, as well as our

digital editing suites, showcase Pro Tools|HD systems, iZ RADAR 24, Otari, Sony

and Studer. Job-placement assistance is provided, and financial aid is available.

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MERCY COLLEGE CENTER FOR DIGITAL ARTS

277 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY 10601

Phone

914/948-3666

Fax

914/948-6732

E-mail

psteinman@mercy.edu

Website

www.mercy.edu/cda

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music Industry and Technology.

Program:

Located 20 miles from New York City in The Center for Digital Arts at Mercy

College along with other media-related programs in game development, animation

and Web design. Five 16-station labs, three recording studios and a performance

theatre. Comprehensive curriculum in digital audio, MIDI, synthesis, music business

and music theory. Experienced faculty working within the industry in nearby

New York City. Competitive admission.

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MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1835 West Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202

Phone

480/461-7273

Fax

480/461-7422

E-mail

aseagle@mail.mc.maricopa.edu

Website

www.mc.maricopa.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

A.A.S. in Music Technology: Studio Recording (approximately

2 years) or Certificate of Completion (CCL), approximately 1 year.

Program:

Classes in studio recording, Pro Tools, live sound reinforcement, electronic

music (MIDI and digital audio), music business, music theory, electronics and

more. Our recording studio recently installed a Solid State Logic console. Using

digital multitrack recorders, we record with Neumann and AKG microphones and

the finest of processing. With a huge two-story studio proper, we're able to

record orchestras, big-band jazz, choirs and pop music bands.

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MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

School of Film and Video, 11380 N.W. 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33167

Phone

305/237-1185

Fax

305/237-1367

Website

www.mdcc.edu/dfvbeta

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate Science Degree in Radio, Television, Broadcast

Programming; Associate Science Degree in Film Production; Certificate in Television

Production; Associate Arts Degree in Mass Communication.



Program:

The program is designed for students who intend to seek employment

in radio, television and film production. It stresses hands-on equipment, and

students have access to high-end cameras, editing suites and video graphics animation

facilities, and complete portfolio-quality production.

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MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

PO Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Phone

615/898-2578

Fax

615/898-5682

E-mail

record@mtsu.edu

Website

www.mtsu.edu/~record

Degrees/Certificates:

B.S. in Recording Industry, 4-year.

Program:

The Recording Industry department

offers two concentrations: production & technology, and music business. With

over 45 different courses, the RI program is the most comprehensive in the country.

Facilities include three on-campus studios featuring SSL and Studer digital

consoles, MIDI and Pro Tools labs, mastering and listening labs, post-production

lab. Mixing and mastering in 5.1 channels are available. Two new studios are

under construction. AES and SMPTE student chapters meet regularly.

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MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY

1184 W. Main St., Decatur, IL 62522-2084

Phone

217/424-6300

Fax

217/420-6652

E-mail

swidenhofer@mail.millikin.edu

Website

www.millikin.edu/music

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MILLS COLLEGE

Phone

510/430-2191

Degrees/Certificates:

B.A.s can specialize

in Composition with an emphasis on technology. M.F.A. degrees in composition

can specialize in Eectronic Music and Recording Media.

Program:

Mills

College is an undergraduate women's college and a co-educational graduate college.

Our studios include 24-track analog (with Dolby SR) and Pro Tools workstation.

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MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

1501 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403

Phone

612/659-6000

Website

www.minneapolis.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.S. in Sound Arts.

Program:

The Sound Arts program at MCTC is focused on the nature and

control of sound with analog and digital tools. The craft of engineering plays

a large part in the course of study, but the program avoids the route of being

solely a recording engineer trade school in favor of a broader application of

skills and liberal arts curriculum. Courses include the full range of engineering

and production topics, as well as project studio design, history of electronic

music and music theory.

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MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MOORHEAD

1104 7th Ave. S., Moorhead, MN 56563

Phone

218/477-2101

Fax

218/477-4097

E-mail

music@mnstate.edu

Website

www.mnstate.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M., Music Industry (4-year); M.M., New Media (flexible program).

Program:

MIDI lab, recording studio, digital audio studio, film/video scoring studio;

Dragon Tracks annual CD project; MEISA student organization.

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MIRACOSTA COLLEGE

Music Department, 1 Barnard Dr., Oceanside, CA 92056

Phone

760/757-2121

x6703

E-mail

ccoobatis@mcc.miracosta.edu

Website

www.miracosta.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

A.A. in Music. Certificates in Recording Arts/Record

Production, Computerized Audio Production, Sound Reinforcement, Music Technology

and Performance Technician.

Program:

We offer programs in commercial

music, choral, instrumental and other general transfer-level courses. Two control

rooms/studios with digital and analog recording. Pro Tools systems and lots

of state-of-the-art processing equipment. Students are given many opportunities

for hands-on recording experience. We also have a MIDI/digital recording lab

with 25 stations and a Foley lab. Located near the beach in North San Diego

County.

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MT. SAN JACINTO

1499 North State St., San Jacinto, CA 92583

Phone

909/487-6752 x1577

Fax

909/487-1452

E-mail

music@msjc.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Audio Technologies certificate (18 units), Associate

degree, Audio Technologies.



Program:

The program feature both hands-on and theoretical instruction, from

basic audio principles to full lock-to-picture audio post using Otari RADAR, Pro

Tools and automated consoles. We offer both digital and analog recording. We can

also train your employees with both day and evening classes. The $2 million facility

features five studio floors, four independent control rooms and computer music

lab. Upper-level classes are small, giving you more project and board time. California

resident enrollment fees are $18 per unit. Out-of-state fees are higher. Financial

aid is available.

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MUSICTECH COLLEGE

19 Exchange St. East, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Phone

800/594-9500

Fax

651/291-0366

E-mail

dsandridge@musictech.edu

Website

www.musictech.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A.S.; 1-year diploma programs; 4-year

Bachelor's degrees through a direct-transfer agreement with Augsburg College.

Call for specifics.

Program:

Musictech College is a leader in contemporary

music education, drawing the finest students and faculty for 18 years. The college

has developed one of the most advanced recording and production programs in

the country alongside a respected school for professional musicians. Our facility

features a recording complex of 10 studios, including three 5.1 surround rooms,

as well as Trident, Sony and SSL consoles. An extensive Pro Tools training program.

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MUSICTECHNIC EDUCATION SERVICES INC.

888, de Maisonneuve East, Tower 3, Suite 440, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 4S8

Phone

514/521-2060

Fax

514/521-5153

E-mail

info@musitechnic.com

Website

www.musitechnic.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Computer Assisted

Sound Design, 1 year; Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.E.C.).

Program:

Musitechnic is the creator of the Computer-Assisted Sound Design 901.24” collegial

training program, offered in French or English. A thorough exploration of the

technical and artistic facets of current hardware and software permits students

to create, using the latest technological tools. Located right in downtown Montreal

and easily accessible by public transport, Musitechnic offers its students a

spacious, comfortable and professional work environment. Respected professionals

active in the industry teach the program.

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NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE

One Education Dr., Garden City, NY 11530

Phone

516/572-7446

Fax

516/572-9791

E-mail

musoff@sunynassau.edu

Website

www.sunynassau.edu



Degrees/Certificates:

1-year certificate in Studio Recording Technology.

Program:

This three-semester program is designed to introduce students

to music and recording technology, provides a broad perspective of the music

industry and acquaints students with musical structures (intellectually and

aurally). Technical skills and internship training will be acquired in a professional

recording studio (at an off-campus location).

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THE NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF ART

10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445-7295

Phone

800/903-4425

Fax

617/582-4500

E-mail

lehmannr@aii.edu

Website

www.neia.aii.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Associate of Science in Audio Production, 2-year;

B.S. in Audio & Media Technology, 4-year.

Program:

You'll get a solid

grounding in critical listening, computer music and the physics of sounds, plus

exposure to the actual situations you'll run into in your professional career.

On the engineering side, you'll learn on our 32-channel automated SSL SL6000E/G+

mixing console and Otari MX80 2-inch 24-track.

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NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS

1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401

Phone

888/877-1876

Fax

207/947-3987

E-mail

info@nescom.edu

Website

www.nescom.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year Associate of Science in Communications, Audio Engineering Concentration;

4-year B.S. in Communications Audio Engineering Concentration.

Program:

Degree programs offering intensive, hands-on instruction in both analog and

digital sound recording for music, television, radio and digital media. With

advanced training in studio techniques using digital technology in an expansive

on-site recording studio, students master the skills of recording, producing,

mastering and distribution of audio through a variety of audio outlets. Lab

classes are limited in size, allowing for extensive, individualized lab time.

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NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

School of Education, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, 35

West 4th St., Room 777, New York, NY 10012-1172

Phone

212/998-5422

Fax

212/995-4043



E-mai

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musictechgrad.info@nyu.edu

Website

www.education.nyu.edu/music

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.A. in Recording Arts; 2-year certificate

in Music Business; 4-year B.M.; 2-year Master's of Music in Music Technology.




Program:

NYU's premier Music Technology program teaches composers, performers,

recording engineers and others to use tools of technology to realize their ideas.

The program's breadth supports applications to film scoring, multimedia, computer

music, tonmeister studies, interactive performance and collaborations involving

experimental and traditional music. Our intense musical approach supports research

and artistic production around the world. Facilities include 12 sophisticated

recording and computer music studios.

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NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE

801 East Benjamin Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701

Phone

402/844-7365

Fax

209/254-8193

E-mail

northeast_audio@yahoo.com

Website

www.northeastaudio.org

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A.S. in Audio/Recording Technology.

Program:

Located in Northeastern Nebraska, Northeast Community College's Audio/Recording

Technology program combines thorough academics and hands-on training in both

live and studio environments. Facilities include two control rooms, recording

studio, concert stage and isolation rooms. Equipment includes Otari, Soundcraft,

Yamaha, Pro Tools and MOTU.

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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

Department of Music, 351 Ryder Hall, Boston, MA 02115

Phone

617/373-2440

Fax

617/373-4129

E-mail

l.janikian@neu.edu

Website

www.music.neu.edu/

Degrees/Certificates:

B.S. in Music Industry; B.S. in Music Technology

(Composition for New Media); B.A. in Music Literature and Performance; B.S.

dual-major in Multimedia Studies and Music Technology (includes animation, graphic

design, digital photography and music technology).

Program:

According

to the U.S. News & World Report, Northeastern is the Number One university in

the country for programs requiring students to combine classroom learning with

real-world experience (also known as co-op education). If you select co-op education

while at Northeastern, you will work professionally for 18 months, alternating

with semesters in school. All degree programs with co-op will take five years

to complete.

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NY INSTITUTE OF FORENSIC AUDIO

PO Box 189, Colonia, NJ 07067

Phone

732/574-9672

Fax

732/381-4523

E-mail

owlmax@aol.com

Website

www.owlinvestigations.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Video Authenticity certification, Audio Authenticity certification, Voice Identification.

Program:

Fully equipped lab features the Avid Forensic workstation, which

enables hands-on experience for all participants. Audio enhancement and authenticity,

video enhancement and authenticity, voice identifications are all offered. Evidence

procedures, legal questions and courtroom testimony related to the above specialties

will be discussed.

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NYC COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY/ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY

300 Jay St., #V411, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone

718/260-5588

Fax

718/260-5591

E-mail

dsmith@citytech.cuny.edu

Website

www.citytech.cuny.edu/academics/deptsites/enttech/index.html




Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.T. in Entertainment Technology. Certificates

in sound lighting, scenic construction and show control technologies.

Program:

City Tech's hands-on program focuses on sound for live entertainment: concerts,

theater, theme parks and corporate events. We feature low tuition and a world-class

faculty. Our location in the heart of the live entertainment world offers professional

opportunities in addition to in-school production work. Our state-of-the-art

labs feature $1.5 million in equipment, including Apogee Sound, Dataton, EAW,

Crest, Crown, Level Control Systems, Mackie, Medialon, Meyer, Richmond Sound

Design, Stage Research and TC Electronic.

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NYU STEINHART SCHOOL

35 West 4th St., Suite 777, New York, NY 10012

Phone

212/998-5422

Fax

212/995-4043

E-mail

musictechgrad.info@nyu.edu

Website

www.nyu.edu/education/music/mtech/

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.M. in Music Technology, 2-year M.M. in

Music Technology, 2-year M.M. in Music Technology Scoring for Film and Multimedia

Sequence, 2-year M.M. in Music Technology Tonemeister Honors Sequence that includes

Tonmeister certification.

Program:

Prepares students for careers in recording

engineering, production and post-production, audio/video mastering, audio maintenance

and repair, synthesizer programming, multimedia and software development. Fourteen

recording and primarily Macintosh computer music studios, an A/V studio with

video projection and THX surround sound systems, an analog synthesis studio,

a video digitizing and DVD-authoring studio, plus a complete 20-bit Sonic Solutions

digital mastering room. Audio hardware includes Digidesign's Pro Tools|HD and

MixPlus. SSL and Tascam consoles.

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OBERLIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

TIMARA Department, Oberlin, OH 44074

Phone

440/775-8413

E-mail

Gary.Nelson@oberlin.edu

Website

www.timara.oberlin.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.M., 4-year B.A. in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Digital Media.

Program:

Based at one of the nation's top-ranked conservatories, the TIMARA Department

has excellent facilities for computer music, performance technology and new

media. There are seven studios, including a recording studio (16-track digital

tape, 16-track Pro Tools), two computer music studios, a digital media room

with a Media 100 system and a computer music lab with multiple Macintosh-based

workstations/samplers. The program is competitive and admits fewer than 10 students

per year.

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OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

Audio Recording forElectronic Media Career, Technical Institute

PO Box 1125, NAVAIR, Lakehurst, NJ 08733-1125

Phone

732/657-4000

Fax

732/657-4500

E-mail

dbourke@mail.ocvts.org

Degrees/Certificates:

1/2-year Audio Engineering certificate.



Program:

This program was started in 1996 and is offered to high school and

post-secondary students—the first one of its kind offered at the high-school level

in New Jersey. 450 hours per year, emphasis on hands-on recording by students.

Upgraded program facilities include three control rooms overlooking main studio,

audio computer lab, separate mixing suite and three digital audio workstation

suites.

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OHIO UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS

9 S. College St., Athens, OH 45701

Phone

740/593-4870

Fax

740/593-9184

E-mail

tcomschool@ohiou.edu

Website

www.tcomschool.ohio.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Communications.

Program:

Audio Production Sequence

requires the student to choose between three tracks in audio production: Music

Recording, Media Production or Audio Post-Production for Moving Image. Our newly

renovated, John Storyk-designed recording complex includes an Amek Big 28x24

console; Tascam MX-2424 digital recorder; Pro Tools|HD with Control24 mixing

surface; wide assortment of mics by Neumann, Sennheiser, AKG, Audio-Technica,

Shure; processing gear by Lexicon, Yamaha, dbx and Rane. The school is also

equipped with a 16-station Macintosh G4 digital media lab and a Sonic Solutions

DVD-authoring system.

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OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

Department of Music, Stillwater, OK 74078

Phone

405/744-6133

E-mail

twalker@okstate.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. Music Business, Music

Education, Music Performance; B.A. and M.M. in Pedagogy and Performance. Courses

in music technology and recording techniques.

Program:

Courses are designed

to offer undergraduate training in the fundamentals of music technology, sound

recording and audio post-production. Our 24-track project studio is built around

a Tascam MX-2424 and a Macintosh G5 Digi002 running Pro Tools. The Seretean

Center for the Performing Arts also includes two performance halls, a computer

lab, teaching studios and practice rooms.

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OMEGA RECORDING STUDIOS

School of Applied Recording Arts and Sciences, 5609 Fishers Lane, Rockville,

MD 20852

Phone

301/230-9100

Fax

301/230-9103

E-mail

school@omegastudios.com

Website

www.omegastudios.com

Degrees/Certificates:

five certificate

programs nationally accredited by ACCSCT, approved by the Maryland Higher Education

Commission and approved for veterans' educational benefits. The school is also

an Avid-authorized education center.

Program:

The Omega Studios School

functions within the four-studio Omega Recording Studios complex, offering five

comprehensive programs, including Recording Engineering and Studio Techniques,

Electronic Music Synthesizers and MIDI, Sound Reinforcement for Live Performance,

Audio Production Techniques (featuring Pro Tools Operator certification) and

Essentials of Music Business.

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ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY

502 Newbold St., London, Ontario, Canada N6E 1K6

Phone

519/686-5010

Fax

519/686-0162

E-mail

inquiry@oiart.ca

Website

www.oiart.ca



Degrees/Certificates:

1-year, college-level diploma in Audio Recording Technology.

Program:

North America's first and longest-running integrated immersion program (since

1983). A full-time faculty and 6:1 student/instructor ratio allows well-qualified

students from around the world to thrive on creative development while acquiring

a genuine skill set. Within six studios equipped with professional-level analog

and digital gear, students learn problem solving through signal flow, in addition

to how and why things work. The 1,200 (plus) hours of the program are all in-studio,

with 50% dedicated to student hands-on time.

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PACIFIC AUDIO VISUAL INSTITUTE

34 West 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Y 1M7

Phone

604/873-4853

Fax

604/873-4295

E-mail

terry@pacificav.com

Website

www.pacificav.com

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year Audio Engineering & Production diploma;

1-year Film & Music Business diploma; 1-year Indie Filmmaker diploma.

Program:

Train in a state-of-the-art commercial studio with field trips to other

professional entertainment and production facilities. Learn to record for film,

TV and radio, make your own beats, loops and grooves. Learn entertainment industry

structure, where you can fit in and how to contribute to your own success or

that of other artists. Also, learn to create, finance, cast, direct, shoot,

edit and market your own film, TV pilot or music video.

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PARSONS CENTER FOR AUDIO STUDIES

192 Worcester St., Wellesley, MA 02481

Phone

781/431-8708 x11

Fax

781/431-8783

E-mail

info@paudio.com

Website

www.paudio.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Certificate of Completion for each course completed (except Golden Ears).

Program:

Training for professionals, taught by masters. Faculty: David

Moulton, Tom Bates, Brian Doser (of Digidesign) and Lauren Weinger. Courses

for audio professionalsi nclude Golden Ears, Critical Listening for Audio Professionals,

Principles of Audio for Professionals, Principles of Pro Tools, Pro Tools for

Pros: Intermediate/Advanced, Growing Your Personal/Project Studio, Signal Processing

I & II, Acoustics for Audio Professionals, etc.

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PEABODY INSTITUTE OF JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone

410/659-8100 x8136

Fax

410/659-8102

E-mail

apk@peabody.jhu.edu

Website

www.peabody.jhu.edu/recording-arts

Degrees/Certificates:

five-year Bachelor's Degree in Recording Arts,

two-year Master's Degree in Audio Recording and Acoustics.

Program:

Comprehensive

math/science/music-based degrees in recording arts. Fully automated digital

facilities. See Website.

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PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

103 Arts Building, University Park, PA 16802

Phone

814/863-4879

E-mail

CurtisCraig@psu.edu

Website

www.psu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year BFA in Technical Theater (Sound Design); 4-year B.A. in Integrative Arts.

Program:

3 theaters (all with automation systems: AudioBox, LCS and SFX

PASC), recital hall, project recording studio, MIDI/mixdown suite, two computer

labs (one Mac-only, one mixed platform) with audio facilities. Full-time faculty

in sound design and electroacoustic music and a graduate-level program in acoustics.

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PRO TOOLS TRAINING CENTER, MIAMI

1926 NE 154th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162

Phone

888/277-0457

Fax

832/201-0384



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mail@protoolstraining.com

Website

www.protoolstraining.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Digidesign Pro Tools Operator certification (music

or post-production), Digidesign Pro Tools Expert certification (music or post-production.

Program:

We are the premier Digidesign-certified Pro School with locations

in Miami, Nashville, Atlanta and Texas. We offer all levels of Pro Tools training

and have multiple Grammy winners as teachers, including Roger Nichols and Charles

Dye. Our facilities are outfitted with Pro Tools|HD, Pro Control/Control 24

boards and a host of other pro audio hardware. Our classes are intense and condensed

to fit the professional schedule.

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PYRAMIND

880 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone

415/896-9800

Fax

415/459-5417

E-mail

info@pyramind.com

Website

www.pyramind.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Producer, Composer & Film Audio certificates. Digidesign

Pro Tools certified training, Apple Logic Audio certified training.

Program:

Pyramind's media complex in San Francisco includes a state-of-the-art multiple-workstation

training lab for hands-on learning in the digital audio arts. The expanded course

curriculum, adapted from the very successful SF Audio Net workshops, now includes

a series of courses geared toward production, music composition and film audio.

As an Apple- and Digidesign-certified training location, Pyramind also offers

operator certification for Pro Tools and Logic Audio.

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RECORDING ARTS CANADA

PO Box 11025, 984 Hwy #8, Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada L8E 5P9

Phone

888/662-2664

Fax

905/643-7520

E-mail

admissions@recordingarts.com

Website

www.recordingarts.com

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Program:

If you're looking for a sound education, Recording Arts Canada is

the place to be. With colleges in Montreal and the Toronto area, Recording Arts

Canada offers comprehensive audio and multimedia training, state-of-the-art technology

and tons of hands-on experience. Half of the training time is spent in the studio,

where students learn the science and art of music scoring, sound for film and

television, interactive media, live sound, MIDI and hard disk recording/editing—the

core elements of album, radio, television, film and multimedia production.

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RECORDING CONNECTION

8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 4042, Hollywood, CA 90046-2427

Phone

800/295-4433

Fax

310/826-8064

E-mail

musicbiz@earthlink.net

Website

www.recordingconnection.com

Program:

Recording Connection is a 15-year-old

accredited program that has a worldwide network of over 5,000 recording studios

throughout the United States and Canada. The company signs on new affiliates

each month. We provide on-the-job training in major recording studios, record

companies, and radio and TV stations. Available in every city or town. Call

for free video or CD-ROM.

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RECORDING INSTITUTE OF DETROIT

14611 9-Mile Rd., Eastpointe, MI 48021

Phone

800/683-1743

Fax

810/772-4320

E-mail

administrator@recordinginstitute.com

Website

http://recordinginstitute.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Recording Engineer

certificate; Music Producer certificate; Associate Recording Engineer certificate.

Program:

Operating since 1975 with extensive training in recording and

music production. Web training through Alexander Magazine can reduce campus

time and tuition. Three major studios, dedicated student control room, plus

student workstations. We use SSL, 02R and Tascam consoles, PC and Mac computers,

plus 48-track digital and analog recorders. Small classes (eight to 10), relaxed

and comprehensive. See Alexander Magazine entry.

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THE RECORDING WORKSHOP

455 Massieville Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601

Phone

800/848-9900

Fax

740/663-2427

E-mail

info@recordingworkshop.com

Website

www.recordingworkshop.com

Degrees/Certificates:

certificates in Recording Engineering and Music

Production, Studio Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Advanced Recording Engineering

and Music Production, New Tech Computer-Based Audio Production.

Program:

The Recording Workshop offers effective and affordable short-term training that

has helped thousands of audio professionals get their start. In less than two

months, our students get more real in-studio experience than at many other schools

that last much longer. Working in small teams of 3 to 6, our total student body

is restricted to 96. We have eight studios full of the latest gear. Affordable

on-campus student housing, job-placement assistance and financial aid available.

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RIDGEWATER COLLEGE

Audio Technology Program, 2 Century Ave., Hutchinson, MN 55350

Phone

800/222-4424

Fax

320/587-9019

E-mail

digl@ridgewater.mnscu.edu

Website

www.ridgewater.mnscu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year

diploma in Audio Technology, 2-year A.A.S. in Audio Technology.

Program:

A diverse program, ranging from studio recording to live sound, system design

and installation. Students also achieve a strong electronics and computer-applications

background, which makes our graduates extremely valuable to future employers.

Students will work with Pro Tools|HD, Renkus-Heinz Ease and Ears, Smaart Pro,

BSS Soundweb, B&K acoustical test equipment and many other specializations.

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ROSE STATE COLLEGE

6420 S.E. 15th St., Midwest City, OK 73110

Phone

405/733-7426

E-mail

whiteroserecording@mac.com

Website

www.rose.edu/faculty/cwhite

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year Liberal Studies degree with Music Recording

option.



Program:

Provides the student with the entry training needed to begin work

in the recording field. MIDI and audio recording, as well as songwriting and music

business, are the emphasized areas. There are three recording lab areas for hands-on

experience.

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SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE

3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95822

Phone

916/558-2111

Fax

916/650-2945

E-mail

donyg9999@aol.com

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SAE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

1293 Broadway, 9th floor, New York, NY 10001

Phone

212/944-9121

Fax

212/944-9123

E-mail

saeny@sae.edu

Website

www.sae.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

9/18-month Audio Technology Diploma (full time/part time), nine-month Multimedia

Producer Diploma (full time).

Program:

SAE Institute of Technology is

the largest audio and multimedia institute in the world. Our students have the

advantage of over 25 years of audio and multimedia education experience, state-of-the-art

equipment and facilities, and access to a worldwide network of more than 30

campuses in 15 countries on four continents. In the United States, SAE has campuses

in New York City, Nashville and Miami, with more locations to follow in the

near future.

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SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE

1313 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Phone

619/388-3337

E-mail

jfenwick@sdccd.net

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A. in Electronic Music.

Program:

Students receive a well-rounded education in music while focusing in depth on

Pro Tools in a Mac-based lab. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions

in recording studios, radio and TV stations, multimedia facilities including

Web-based production, as live sound engineers and for positions in retail electronic

music sales.

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SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts Dept., 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco,

CA 94132

Phone

415/338-1787

Website

www.sfsu.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.A. and M.A. in Radio and Television with emphasis

in Music Recording, Audio-for-Visual Media and Audio Post-Production.



Program:

Fully equipped recording studio with 2-inch analog multitrack, state-of-the-art

DAWs and labs for individual work.

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SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE

721 Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394

Phone

805/965-0581

Fax

805/963-7222.

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SANTA MONICA COLLEGE

Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart St., Santa Monica, CA

90404

Phone

310/434-3700

Fax

310/434-3768

Website

http://academy.smc.edu

Degrees:

certificate and A.A. degrees in Interactive Media Certificate

Level I, Interactive Media Certificate Level II, Animation.

Program:

The

Interactive Media Program is a comprehensive course in the design and implementation

of Websites, interactive entertainment such as games and CD-ROMs, and other

interactive media. The program emphasizes high-quality design driven by real-world

business, entertainment and technical requirements.

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SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

PO Box 2072, Savavannah, GA 31401-2072

Phone

800/869-7223

Fax

912/525-5986

E-mail

admission@scad.edu

Website

www.scad.edu/dept/snds

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SCHOOL OF WORSHIP

3000 W. MacArthur Blvd., #520, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Phone

714/979-4422

x3547

Fax

714/429-0652

E-mail

devenberryhill@calvarychapel.com

Website

www.schoolofworship.net

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year certificate

program.

Program:

Designed to equip and train future worship leaders

for a specific ministry role in the local church. Classes are basic theological

concepts, leadership administration, worship administration, music theory, worship

team development, studio and live engineering, songwriting, vocal techniques

and many others. Throughout the year, students will participate in four mini-workshops

focusing on specific subjects such as songwriting, choir arrangements, leadership

and other topics relating to the worship ministry. The campus is located at

Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa.

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SELECT SOUND STUDIOS

2315 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217

Phone

716/873-2717

Fax

716/873-2719

E-mail

info@selectsound.com

Website

www.selectsound.com



Degrees/Certificates:

There are six New York State-accredited Recording

Technologies programs. Each program is 12 weeks and three credits.

Program

: Select Sound Studios

is a full-service recording facility specializing in education. The Recording

Technologies program has been taught for three decades. Four production rooms

offer students the opportunity to work in 24-track analog studios, Pro Tools

TDM studios, a MIDI suite and a mastering suite. Topics include the history

of recording, physics of sound, studio acoustics, the recording chain, microphone

techniques, operation of tape recorders, mixing consoles, and Pro Tools native

and TDM systems. New for this year is a personnel placement program.

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SHEFFIELD INSTITUTE OF THE RECORDING ARTS

13816 Sunnybrook Rd., Phoenix, MD 21131

Phone

410/628-7260

Fax

410/628-1977

E-mail

institute@sheffieldav.com

Website

www.sheffieldav.com

Degrees/Certificates:

certificate approved by Maryland Higher Education

Commission. AudioWorks Program: 290 clock hours/full- or part-time Audio Engineering

program. VideoWorks

Program:

244 clock hours/full- or part-time Video

Production program. TechWorks Program: 380 clock hours/full- or part-time Systems

Integration, Installation and Maintenance program. Program: Classes taught at

Sheffield Audio/Video Productions, one of the mid-Atlantic region's finest recording

and video facilities. AudioWorks courses include three levels of recording engineering,

MIDI, nonlinear digital audio (Pro Tools), live sound/remote recording. VideoWorks

courses include camera, lighting, nonlinear digital video (Avid). TechWorks

courses include basic electronics, test equipment/signal identification, cable

construction, installation, maintenance. Hands-on learning featuring equipment

such as SSL console and Avid editing systems.

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SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY

1460 University Dr., Winchester, VA 22601

Phone

540/665-5567

Fax

540/665-5402

E-mail

goneill@su.edu

Website

www.su.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

Bachelor's of Music, Commercial Music emphasis.

Program:

Shenandoah

University is located in a new state-of-the-art facility featuring an SSL 4000

G+ console with automation. Students receive hands-on training and experience

by recording over 300 concerts, student and faculty recitals, along with internal

and external projects every year. In addition to the SSL, we have world-class

processing and a large selection of pro microphones. Balancing out our program

are two MIDI/editing suites where students use software programs such as Pro

Tools|24, Cubase VST and Cakewalk Pro Audio.

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SOUND MASTER RECORDING ENGINEER SCHOOL AUDIO/VIDEO INSTITUTE

10747 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601

Phone

323/650-8000

E-mail

engrsnd@aol.com

Degrees/Certificates:

Recording Engineering certificate.

Program:

The school offers comprehensive training in record engineering,

audio/video post-production, film scoring, digital mastering, synchronization,

MIDI and technical maintenance. Job placement is given upon graduation. Sound

Master is proud of its graduates' achievements in the industry; many hold key

positions in top music/recording companies. Student grants and loans are available

for those who qualify. Day or evening classes are available.

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SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE

Sound Technology Program, 1401 S. College Ave., Levelland, TX 79336

Phone

806/894-9611 x2276

Fax

806/894-5274

E-mail

smoody@southplainscollege.edu

Website

www.southplainscollege.edu/creativearts/soundtechnology

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year A.A.S. in Sound Technology. Accredited by the Southern Association of

Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Program:

Two 24-track studios with Sony,

Mackie digital consoles, Mackie HDR24/96 digital recorders. One 24/16-track

digital/analog studio with Sony MXP-3036 console, MCI 2-inch analog, Mackie

SDR24/96 digital. Lexicon, Yamaha, TC Electronic, Eventide, Summit, Orban, dbx,

Drawmer processing. Neumann, Sennheiser, AKG, Shure, Earthworks, Audix, Electro-Voice

microphones. Fifteen-station Pro Tools lab, 12-station MOTU Performer Lab, two

Digital Performer DAWs, MIDI lab. Small class sizes, individualized attention,

affordable tuition and comprehensive curriculum.

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SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

601 University Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone

512/245-8451

Fax

512/396-1169

E-mail

me02@swt.edu

Website

www.swt.edu/music/srt/

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Sound Recording Technology.

Program:

SWT owns and operates the "Fire Station," a multipurpose recording facility

housing analog and digital recorders, an automated console and numerous professional

microphones and outboard devices. Students participate in commercial recording

sessions while pursuing their degrees. Admission is competitive. Program applicants

should have significant musical abilities, well-developed aural skills and possess

competencies indicating an ability to complete calculus and other technical

courses.

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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT FREDONIA

1146 Mason Hall, Fredonia, NY 14063

Phone

716/673-4634

Fax

716/673-3154

E-mail

gottinger@ait.fredonia.edu

Website

www.fredonia.edu/som/srt

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Sound Recording Technology.

Program:

Program operated from within the School of Music. Accredited by NASM. Modeled

after European Tonmeister training. Competence in playing a musical instrument

and in natural sciences must be demonstrated through scheduled audition. High

placement rate: Internships at leading facilities are available on a regular

basis. Five studios, including 24-track analog and digital facilities, MIDI/sampling

labs. Students receive a minimum of 650 hours in-studio experience.

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SYNERGETIC AUDIO CONCEPTS INC.

.

8780 Rufing Rd., Greenville, IN 47124
Phone 812/923-0174
Fax
812/923-3610
E-mailbrenda@synaudcon.com
Websitewww.synaudcon.com

Degrees/Certificates: Week of Audio Training” includes System & Optimization
and System Design. Program: System & Optimization allows you to learn how to
properly interface and calibrate audio equipment. System Design allows you to
achieve optimum sound system performance before installation. Hands-on” allows
you to apply the principles taught in the System & Optimization” seminar. Continuing
education units are given with the week-long seminar.

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TREBAS INSTITUTE, BRITISH COLUMBIA

112 East 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC, Canada V5T 1C8

Phone

604/872-2666

Website

www.trebas.com

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma programs in Audio

Engineering, Recorded Music Production, Music Business Administration, Film/Television

Production and Film/Television Post-Production; B.A. in Sound Technology in

partnership with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts; B.A. in Enterprise

Management.

Program:

Established in 1979 for entry into fields of music

business, audio, record production, film/TV production, post-production, interactive

multimedia and computer animation. Outstanding instructors. High-tech studios

and labs. Government loans. Internships. Lifetime national job-search assistance.

Grads with major entertainers, studios, companies worldwide. Resource center.

Authorized training center for Cubase and Macromedia.

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TREBAS INSTITUTE, ONTARIO

149 College St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1P5

Phone

416/966-3066

Website

www.trebas.com

Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma programs

in Audio Engineering, Recorded Music Production, Music Business Administration,

Film/Television Production, New-Media Development and 3-D Animation. B.A. in

Sound Technology (2 years, following 1-year diploma in Audio Engineering) in

partnership with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

Program:

Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills for

entry into fields of music business, audio, record production, film/TV production,

post-production, interactive multimedia and computer animation. Outstanding

instructors. High-tech studios and labs. Focus on preparing grads for real-world

careers. Lifetime national job-search assistance. Grads with major entertainers,

studios, companies worldwide. Authorized training center for Cubase and Macromedia.

Companion school in Montreal.

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TROD NOSSEL RECORDING STUDIO

10 George St., Wallingford, CT 06492

Phone

800/800-HITS

Fax

203/294-1745

E-mail

info@trodnossel.com

Website

www.trodnossel.com

Degrees/Certificates:

MRT 1 (offered 2x per year); MRT 2 (offered 1x per year); CRT (offered 1x

per year).

Program:

Modern Recording Techniques is a hands-on technical

course in the basics of recording. MRT 1 is a 12-week program consisting of

seven weeks of theory, with five weeks of hands-on recording sessions. MRT 2

is a hands-on 15-week program. The newly added CRT is a 10-12-week computer-based

recording class with take-home lab assignments.

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UCLA EXTENSION

Department of Entertainment Studies, 10995 Le Conte Ave., Room 437, Los Angeles,

CA 90024

Phone

310/825-9064

Fax

310/206-7435

E-mail

entertainmentstudies@uclaextension.edu

Website

www.uclaextension.edu/entertainmentstudies

Degrees/Certificates:

certificates in Music Business, Songwriting, Recording Engineering, Film

Scoring. Program: UCLA Extension's Department of Entertainment Studies offers

rigorous training programs that prepare students in both the art and science

of the music business, songwriting, recording engineering and film scoring.

Drawing on the talent and studio facilities of Los Angeles, Entertainment Studies

has created a curriculum of required and elective courses that cover both theory

and practice in audio technology, equipment, musicianship and business practice.

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UNITY GAIN RECORDING INSTITUTE

1953 Ricardo Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901

Phone

239/332-4246

Fax

239/332-4246

E-mail

aiannucci@unitygain.com

Website

www.unitygain.com

Degrees/Certificates:

certificate of graduation upon completion of each

48-week program.

Program:

The Audio Recording Comprehensive program and

the Advanced Techniques in Audio Recording are two four-level programs that

provide over 250 hours of hands-on recording. Class size is limited, providing

a semi-private learning environment in two state-of-the-art recording studios.

Students record 20 musical acts on analog and digital formats, utilizing MIDI,

direct-to-disk recording and CD production.

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UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC (CCM)

PO Box 210096, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0096

Phone

513/556-5462

Fax

513/556-3399

E-mail

Michael.Hooker@uc.edu

Website

www.uc.edu/www/ccm/tdp

Degrees/Certificates:

B.F.A. in Theater Design and Production; M.F.A. in

Theater Sound Design.



Program:

CCM's sound-design programs encompass a broad array of areas within

the performing arts. Coursework includes sound technology and production, theater

aesthetics, critical listening, music, digital audio, recording, reinforcement

and sound design. CCM offers a diverse season of shows including large musicals,

operas, dance and dramas. Facilities include three well-equipped theaters, a sound-design

studio, and extensive reinforcement equipment.

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER

Campus Box 162, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364

Phone

303/556-2727

Fax

303/556-6612

E-mail

rpritts@carbon.cudenver.edu

Website

www.cudenver.edu/cam

Degrees/Certificates:

2-year M.S. in Recording Arts,

4-year B.S. in Music (major in Recording Arts or Music Industry Studies).

Program:

Master's emphasis in Advanced Recording Arts, Audio Pedagogy or Audio Forensics.

Bachelor's emphasis in Technology, Music Business or Music Performance. Two

24-track analog and two 24-track digital control rooms, five performance studios,

theater, concert hall, recital hall. Studies of audio sweetening, surround sound

and music production. SPARS member, AES Student Section.

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UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, THE HARTT SCHOOL

200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117

Phone

860/768-4465

Fax

860/768-4441

E-mail

smetcalfe@hartford.edu

Website

http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/musicprod

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Music Production and Technology.



Program:

MPT is a competitive program designed to train musicians for careers

in music production. A strong academic background and music audition are required.

Training includes recording engineering and production, electronic music, acoustics,

electronics, music management, internship and practicum, in addition to music

theory, ear training, private lessons (instrument or voice), ensemble and liberal

arts. Facilities include several studios, a computer lab and a hard-disk-based

remote recording system.

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UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, WARD COLLEGE

200 Bloomfied Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117

Phone

800/766-4024

Fax

860/768-5074

E-mail

britt@hartford.edu

Website

http://haweb.hartford.edu/wardweb/descaud.htm

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Audio Engineering Technology.

Program:

This program places emphasis on technical support skills, differentiating

it from other programs. Students take a majority of courses in applied audio

electronics, in addition to a track of courses in audio studio engineering,

acoustics and computer programming. Electives allow students to take additional

coursework in an area of their choice. Example concentrations include RF communications,

recording and computer programming.

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UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, AUGUSTA

46 University Dr., Augusta, ME 04330

Phone

207/621-3267

E-mail

richard@mail.caps.maine.edu

Website

www.uma.maine.edu/academics/ucadjazz&contemporarymusic.html

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Jazz and Contemporary Music (audio concentration).




Program:

UMA has the only music program in Maine with a state-of-the-art recording

studio. Recording commercial music and advertisements is a significant part of

the music industry in Maine. Our internships are a student's best link to employment.

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UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL

Sound Recording Technology, One University Ave., Lowell, MA 01854

Phone

978/934-3850

Fax

978/934-3034

E-mail

william_moylan@uml.edu

Website

www.uml.edu/dept/music/srt

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Sound Recording

Technology.

Program:

The primary program prepares students for production-related

careers in the recording industry through studies in music, EE, computer science,

math and physics, and a minimum of nine courses in the art and technology of

recording. SRT minors prepare students for technology-development career paths.

Supported by eight control rooms: 24-track, MIDI/synthesis, 8-track, video/post,

maintenance/repair, critical listening, hard disk recording, entry-level room.

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UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

Music Industry Program, 106 Communication Fine Arts Building, Memphis, TN 38152

Phone

901/678-2559

Fax

901/678-5119

E-mail

jwcline@memphis.edu

Website

http://memphis.music.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in

Music Industry with concentrations in Recording Technology, Music Business.

Program:

Programs stress understanding of fundamental concepts, yet place

equal emphasis on developing student's ability to adapt to new practices, technologies

and creative directions. Instructors actively involved in industry. Studio B

extensively renovated and now features an AMS/Neve Libra digital console and

improved acoustics. Students enjoy generous lab access where hands-on training

is stressed. Memphis community offers diverse cultural opportunities, rich internship

possibilities. NASM-accredited.

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UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF MUSIC

PO Box 248165, Coral Gables, FL 33124

Phone

305/284-2241

Fax

305/284-6475

E-mail

admission.music@miami.edu

Website

www.music.miami.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Music Engineering with either a minor in Electrical Engineering

or a double-major in Computer Science, Master of Science in Music Engineering.

Program:

The Music Engineering program accepts undergraduate musicians

who desire careers in music recording, audio engineering, audio equipment hardware

and software design, sound reinforcement and broadcasting. By combining music

and music engineering studies with Electrical Engineering or computer science,

students enjoy diverse professional opportunities. Graduate students who have

completed their undergraduate electrical engineering degree engage in research

in DSP programming, psychoacoustics and synthesis. Facilities include two state-of-the-art

recording studios.

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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

School of Music, Dept. of Performing Arts Technology, 1100 Baits Dr., Ann Arbor,

MI 48109-2085

Phone

734/763-7558

Fax

734/763-5097

E-mail

dodyblac@umich.edu

Website

www.music.umich.edu/departments/pat/index.lasso

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Music and Technology, B.F.A. in Performing Arts Technology: Music

Concentration, B.F.A. in Performing Arts Technology: Media Arts Concentration

(Sonic Arts, Visual Arts, Engineering), B.S. in Sound Engineering, M.A. in Media

Arts.

Program:

The department seeks to advance the aesthetics of technology-based

arts through performance, the development of emerging technologies and research.

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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS CITY

4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110

Phone

816/235-2964

Fax

816/235-5367

E-mail

mardikest@umkc.edu

Website

www.umkc.edu



Degrees/Certificates:

M.F.A. in Theater Sound Design.

Program:

This

three-year training program teaches students to create sound scores for the

theater through five main components: design (interpretation, collaboration

and idea development), technical skills (mastering tools of production with

24-track analog and Pro Tools), history (research, text analysis and dramatic

history), production (artistic merging of design, history and technical skills)

and entrepreneurship (study of the business and career growth).

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UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN

206 Avery Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0511

Phone

402/472-2258

Fax

402/472-4732

E-mail

krnu@unlinfo.unl.edu

Website

www.jet.unl

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year Bachelor's of Journalism degree in Broadcasting.

Program:

The

College of Journalism and Mass Communications houses the broadcasting department

with audio and video production facilities and the University's FM radio station,

KRNU. Courses are devoted to audio and studio production for broadcast/cable

operations and A/V production careers. Extensive digital audio and video gear.

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UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN

300 Orange Ave., West Haven, CT 06516

Phone

203/932-7101

Fax

203/931-6097

E-mail

kaloyanides@newhaven.edu

Website

www.newhaven.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

B.A. Music, B.A. Music and Sound Recording, B.S. Music and Sound Recording,

B.A. Music Industry.

Program:

The Music and Sound Recording and the Music

Industry programs provide a unique balance of courses in the areas of music,

sound recording and business, as well as music industry. The sound recording

courses include multitrack recording, digital audio and the use of computers

in the recording studio. The music industry courses cover topics such as record

companies, contracts, recording studio management, copyright law and music publishing.

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, ASHEVILLE

Music Department, One University Heights, 024 Lipinsky Hall, CPO #2290, Asheville,

NC 28804

Phone

828/251-6432

Fax

828/253-4573

E-mail

musica@unca.edu

Website

www.unca.edu/music



Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.S. in Music Technology, 4-year B.A. in Music

with a concentration in Jazz Studies, B.A. in Music (general music studies).

Program:

The UNCA Music Technology

program was established in 1982. The recording facilities include two multitrack

studios (both with digital and analog recording equipment), which houses a variety

of consoles, microphones, signal processors, Pro Tools workstations, etc. The

electronic music laboratory houses various analog and digital synthesizers,

samplers, as well as a Moog, Theremin, etc.

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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

School of Music, 1225 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403

Phone

541/346-3761

E-mail

lgoren@oregon.uoregon.edu

(undergraduate),

gradmus@oregon.uoregon.edu

(graduate)

Website

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~fmo

Degrees/Certificates:

B.S., Music Technology option; M.M. in Intermedia

Music Technology; and Intermedia Music Technology as a secondary area for doctoral

students.



Program:

Each curriculum strives to balance the development of artistic and

creative skills with the mastery of the technical aspects of the discipline. Courses

emphasize music composition, performance and real-time interactive media environments.

The focus is on the creation of experimental types of musical content, not on

the training of recording engineers or related technicians.

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

School of Music, 813 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29208

Phone

803/576-5639

Fax

803/777-6508

E-mail

jfrancis@mozart.sc.edu

Website

www.music.sc.edu/recording

Degrees/Certificates:

B.M. in Music Engineering

Technology (under-development).

Program:

Current curriculum includes

more than 10 classes in sound recording (pop and classical recording, mixing

techniques, workstation editing, digital audio technology and audio for video)

and music technology (synthesis, signal processing, sequencing and computer

music). Facilities include a large recording studio with a 48-input console,

24-track digital recorder and Pro Tools|HD2 workstation. There is also an 18-station

computer music lab and two electronic music/MIDI studios equipped with 24-input

consoles, 8-track digital recorders and Pro Tools workstations.

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

School of Music, Music Industry/Recording Department, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851

Phone

213/740-3224

Fax

213/740-3217

E-mail

scmusind@usc.edu

Website

www.usc.edu/schools/music

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year

B.S. in Music Recording, 4-year B.S. in Music Industry, B.M. in Music Industry.

Program:

All classes taught by full-time faculty and local L.A. professionals.

Music industry class lecturers/instructors include Mark Goldstein, Jay Cooper,

Jeff and Todd Brabec, Donald Passman, Mark Isham, Chris Stone. Recording arts

classes taught in SSL/Studer-equipped classroom by instructors/guest lecturers

Ed Cherney, Steve Krause, George Massenburg.

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Department of Radio-Television-Film, University Station A0800, Austin, TX 78712-0108

Phone

512/471-4071

E-mail

blmohan@mail.utexas.edu

(undergraduate),

maureenc@mail.utexas.edu

(graduate)

Website

www.utexas.edu/coc/rtf

Degrees/Certificates:

B.S., M.F.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in Radio, Television and Film.

Program:

Please see Website.

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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, OSHKOSH

800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone

920/424-4224

Fax

920/424-1266

E-mail

messner@uwosh.edu

Website

www.uwosh.edu



Degrees/Certificates:

4-year B.M. with an emphasis in Recording Technology.

Program:

Students

are trained in digital tape/hard disk/analog studio featuring a Sony 3000 Series

console with automation, extensive outboard gear, full lock-to-video, full Pro

Tools system with Control 24, mastering DAWs and a connected MIDI lab. Auditions

are required for acceptance. Final requirement is a full-semester internship.

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VANCOUVER FILM SCHOOL

200-198 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1H2

Phone

604/685-5808

Fax

604/685-6389

E-mail

admissions@vfs.com

Website

www.vfs.com



Degrees/Certificates:

1-year diploma in Sound Design for Visual Media;Film

Production, 3-D Animation, 2-D Animation, Interactive Media, Broadcast Media,

Acting, Writing, Foundation Visual Art & Design, Maya, Make-Up Design.

Program:

Sound Design at VFS focuses on all areas related to sound in the visual arts,

including those in the film, television and games industries. Led by award-winning

veteran Robert Grieve, Sound Design provides students with a professionally

equipped facility and a curriculum in tune with the needs of industry, as determined

by VFS's Advisory Board of high-profile industry professionals. Sound Design

gives students the unique opportunity to collaborate on projects with colleagues

from other departments (3-D & 2-D Animation, Interactive Media, Film, Acting),

providing them with industry-relevant experience and more compelling portfolios.

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WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY MUSIC

1321 Old Main, Detroit, MI 48202

Phone

313/577-1795

Fax

313/577-5420

E-mail

music@wayne.edu

Website

www.music.wayne.edu

Degrees/Certificates:

undergraduate and graduate degrees in Music, with

program disciplines covering music technology, jazz studies, instrumental education,

vocal education, vocal performance, piano, composition, orchestral studies, theory

and musicology.

Program

: Recording techniques and concepts for musicians, producers and

management. Including sound design creation for video and performance. One large

surround studio running Pro Tools TDM with Kawai Grand pianos, Neumann and DPA

microphones. Electronic Music Lab with five Pro Tools LE and MOTU workstations.

Vintage and current hardware synthesizers with software variants. A new 165-seat

recital hall, two music computer labs, 60-student rehearsal spaces with pianos

and larger spaces for ensembles, choral and orchestra.

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WEBSTER UNIVERSITY

470 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, MO 63119

Phone

314/968-6924

E-mail

hufkerbe@webster.edu

Website

www.webster.edu/depts/comm/audioprod/audioprod.html

Degrees/Certificates:

4-year undergraduate liberal arts education culminating

in a B.A. in Audio Production.

Program:

Webster University graduates

audio professionals capable of working successfully in a variety of audio fields,

including music recording, audio studio maintenance and management, audio for

video, film, radio/television broadcasting, theatrical sound design, sound reinforcement

and audio for interactive computer applications. The education is both theory-based

and practical. Students learn both in the studio and in the field while operating

state-of-the-art equipment.

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WOMEN'S AUDIO MISSION

PO Box 410663 San Francisco, CA 94141

Phone

415/239-3269 x5

E-mail

twinston@womensaudiomission.org

Website

www.womensaudiomission.org



Degrees/Certificates:

Audio Workshops taught by women for women.

Audio Certificates are scheduled for fall 2004.

Program:

In a field where women

professionals are historically underrepresented, WAM seeks to create an environment

that will encourage and enable the aspirations of women in the recording arts,

and, in turn expand the vision and voice of media and popular culture. We provide

access to audio technology and training in its use to record sound for music,

radio, film, television and the Internet for women and girls.

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YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA

PO Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244

Phone

203/432-8825

Fax

203/432-1596

E-mail

david.budries@yale.edu

Website

www.yale.edu/drama/academics/sound/index.html

Degrees/Certificates:

3-year MFA in Sound Design; 1-year Sound Engineering

internship.

Program:

The Sound Design Program trains eligible applicants

in the theory and practice of professional sound design. Coursework covers script

interpretation, compositional elements of design, introductory sound design,

fundamentals of sound and music technology, advanced problem solving, sound

delivery systems, advanced digital sound and music technology.

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