Welcome to the Mix Magazine Audio Education Directory for 2000.
When using this directory, please note that only North Americanprograms have been included. In addition, all of the informationpresented here was supplied by the schools. Specific programs maychange, so be sure to contact the school/program for up-to-dateinformation.
4400 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20016-8058 Phone:202/885-2746 Fax: 202/885-2723 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.american.edu/physics Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S.in Audio Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Housed in theDepartment of Physics, the Audio Technology program concentrates on thetechnology of electronic recording and reproduction of sound, usingboth the technical expertise of faculty and the hands-on professionalexperience of adjunct professors. The main control room features a24-track analog studio with hard disk recordingcapabilities. Mixdown isto DAT with the ability to burn CDs on-site. The electronic music labhas various analog and digital synthesizers, samplers and MIDIcontrollers.
ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA
1622 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Phone: 215/567-7080 Fax:215/246-3339.
AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
4525 Vineland Rd., Suite 201B, Orlando, FL 32811 Phone: 407/543-2784Fax: 407/423-2784 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.audiocareer.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: forty-five-week audioengineering certificate. Program and Facilities Description: Studentsprepare for employment in the audio production industry, includingmusic sequencing, hard disk recording, editing sound for video andfilm, Internet advertising design, sound design, sound effects design,radio and TV audio production, project master engineering, CDmastering, multitrack recording studios, audio for video, broadcast andpost-production facilities. Emphasis is on hands-on training. Classsize is limited to five students.
Barton College Station, Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 800/345-4973 Fax:919/237-4957 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.barton.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: B.S. in Recording Technology. Program andFacilities Description: Hands-on training in a 32-track digitalrecording studio and 12-workstation computer music lab. Curriculumincludes acoustics, electronic music, sound synthesis, music businessmanagement, sound reinforcement, live and studio recording. The studiohas a Soundcraft Sapphyre LC console with Optifile Tetra automation;four Tascam DA-88s; Mac with Pro Tools, Sound Designer, Master TracksPro 5 and Finale; Kurzweil K2000S with VAST system; Yamaha SY-88; andRoland JV-80. Each workstation in the lab has a Mac with Master TracksPro 5 and Finale and Yamaha SY-35 synth. There is also a YamahaDisklavier in the lab.
BELMONT UNIVERSITY CURB SCHOOL OF MUSIC
1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212 Phone: 615/460-5504 Fax:615/460-5516 E-mail: hamiltonp @mail.belmont.edu Web site:schlbus.belmont.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Four-year Bachelor’sdegree in Business Administration focusing on three major areas:general education core; a business base, consisting of basic tool andcore subjects; and four music business emphasis specialization areas:product development, recording technology, marketing and managing.Program and Facilities Description: The 9,000-square-foot Center forMusic Business provides music business students with facilitiesreflecting the advances in music industry technology. The Centercurrently features three state-of-the-art recording studios and controlrooms, four iso booths, a MIDI pre/post-production room, four writerrooms, a digital/analog (hybrid) 16-track project studio, astudio-equipped classroom, an engineering shop and offices for theIntern and Placement Coordinator and manager of the Center.
BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC
1140 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215 Phone: 800/421-0084,617/747-2222 Fax: 617/747-2047 E-mail: mp&[email protected] Web site:www.berklee.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor ofMusic Degree or Professional Diploma. Program and FacilitiesDescription: The Music Synthesis and Music Production and Engineeringdepartments provide hands-on experience in engineering, production anduse of synthesizers and computers in sound design and multimediaproductions, as well as composition and performance. Our facultymembers are active music industry professionals. Classes, studios andlabs are supplemented by year-round lectures and clinics by visitingartists. Facilities include 10 multitrackacoustic/project/post-production studios, three synthesis labs with 34digital workstations, two MIDI-equipped ensemble rooms and onemultimedia recital hall for mixed media instruction andstudent/visiting artist presentations.
CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
197 Franklin St., Auburn, NY 13021 Phone: 315/255-1743 Fax:315/255-2117 E-mail: [email protected] cayuga-cc.edu Web site: www.cayuga-cc.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: two-year A.A.S. in Audio Production,two-year A.A.S. in Telecommunications Technology, two-year A.A.S. inRadio/TV Broadcasting. Program and Facilities Description: Cayuga is aunit of the State University of New York. The college’s facilitiesinclude a 32-track audio recording studio, FM radio station, televisionstudio and remote truck and a digital media lab. Industry internshipsare required. In-state tuition is $2,500 per year.
CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK – SONIC ARTS CENTER
The Sonic Arts Center at the City College of New York, Shepard HallRoom #72 West 140th and Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031 Phone:212/650-8288 Fax: 212/650-5428 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: http://sonic.arts.ccny.cuny.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor ofFine Arts in Music (Audio Technology Concentration) Program andFacilities Description: Seven-studio facility including one 32-trackstudio, four 24-track studios, one Sound Lab and one Isolation Room. Inaddition, two adjacent sound stages for acoustic recording areavailable. Six hours of lab time per course, per week.
FINGER LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
4355 Lakeshore Dr., Canandaigua, NY 14424 Phone: 716/394-3500 Fax:716/394-5005 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.fingerlakes.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year A.S. MusicRecording Technology degree. Program and Facilities Description: Therecording facility contains two recording rooms and a spacious controlroom. Single instruments to a full symphony orchestra can beaccommodated in the 2,000-plus-square-foot recording room. Installed inthe control room are a Mackie digital 8-bus console and 24 tracks ofTascam DA-88s. Editing and mastering are done on hard disk via a Markof the Unicorn 2408 using Samplitude Studio. Final mixes can berecorded onto DAT, MD or CD-RW.
FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE
305 North Service Rd., Dix Hills, NY 11746 Phone: 631/424-7000 Fax:631/424-7008 E-mail: admissions @ftc.edu Web site: www.fivetowns.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music degree injazz/commercial music, with major areas of concentration inperformance, composition/songwriting, musical theater, audio recordingtechnology, music business and video music. Bachelor’s degree programin music education. Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degreeprogram in business management, with major areas of concentration inaudio recording technology, music business, video arts and theaterarts. Program and Facilities Description: The College is equipped with8-, 16-, 24- and 48-track world-class recording studios. The College isalso equipped with a television production facility and soundstages ofvarious sizes. The Dix Hills Center for the Performing Arts has beendescribed as “acoustically perfect.” The Five Towns College libraryconsists of over 30,000 print and nonprint materials and has asignificant collection of recorded music.
FULL SAIL REAL WORD EDUCATION
3300 University Boulevard, Winter Park, FL 32792; Phone:800/226-7625; Fax: 407/678-0070; E-mail: [email protected]; Website: www.fullsail.com. Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate ofScience Degrees in Recording Arts, Show Production and Touring, Filmand Video Production, Digital Media, Computer Animation and GameDesign. Program and Facilities Description: Full Sail offers hands-ontraining in a world-class 33-studio multimedia complex. This complexincludes consoles such as the Neve VR with Flying Faders automation andRecall, an 80-channel and 160-input Solid State Logic 9000 J with TotalRecall and Ultimation and the Neve Capricorn digital console. Thecurriculum includes courses in Sound for Motion Pictures andTelevision, Recording Engineering, Audio for Post-Production, SoundDesign, Sound Reinforcement and Concert Lighting, MIDI, Digital AudioWorkstations and Advanced Recording. Career placement assistance isprovided, and financial aid is available to those who qualify.
FUTURE MEDIA CONCEPTS
305 E. 47th St., New York, NY 10017 Phone: 212/888-6314 Fax:212/888-7531 E-mail: [email protected] training.com Web site:www.fmctraining.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Manufacturer’sCertificate of Merit. Courses range from five days, for the two-partintroductory course, to ten days for the master class. Program andFacilities Description: Future Media Concepts is New York’s, Boston’sand Philadelphia’s premier digital media training center, providingmanufacturer-authorized training in nonlinear audio and video editing,3-D animation, Web page development, 2-D compositing and desktoppublishing. Quality is monitored by the software manufacturer to ensurethe highest level of training. Trainers are certified, award-winningprofessionals. FMC is the authorized training center for DigidesignProTools, Avid, Softimage, Adobe, Discreet, NewTek and Macromedia.Small class size, state-of-the-art equipment and weekday, weekend andevening class schedules. Financing available.
Department of Music, Hampton, VA 23668 Phone: 757/727-5237 Fax:757/727-5084.
HARRIS INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS
118 Sherbourne St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 2R2 Phone:416/367-0178 Fax: 416/367-5534 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www. ampsc.com/~harris Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year ProducingEngineering Diploma, one-year Recording Arts Management Diploma.Program and Facilities Description: Harris Institute offers 76 courseson the business, technical and creative aspects of the music industry.The Diploma Programs, Recording Arts Management (RAM) and ProducingEngineering Program (PEP) are taught by a faculty of 54 active industryprofessionals and a wide range of guest lecturers. The2,500-square-foot facilities include Pro Tools in the audiopost-production suite, Apple and PC computers in a MIDI/multitracksuite and 24-track digital multitrack in a music recording controlroom.
INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RESEARCH
64 University Place, New York, NY 10003 Phone: 212/777-8550,800/544-2501 Fax: 212/677-6549 E-mail: [email protected]/Certificates Offered: Diploma in Recording Engineering andProduction. Program and Facilities Description: Program transfers asapproximately one year toward Bachelor’s degree. Intensive six-monthprogram exposes students to every facet of state-of-the-art audio andrecording technology. Coursework includes acoustics and sound, editingtechniques, music business, sound reinforcement, loudspeakers andmicrophones, audio signal processing, analog and digital tape storage,digital processing technologies, recording workshops, mixingtechniques, post-production, MIDI and music synthesis.20,000-square-foot Greenwich Village facility. Professional industryinternships and graduate job placement assistance provided. Financialaid for eligible students. Licensed by NYS Education Department,accredited by ACCSCT.
LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA
Department of Music, Annville, PA 17003 Phone: 717/867-6285 Fax:717/867-6390 E-mail: [email protected]. edu Web site: www.lvc.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Music in MusicRecording Technology and B.S. in Music Business. Program and FacilitiesDescription: LVC combines a strong, traditional music curriculum withindustry-related courses and experiences. Studies include traditionaland jazz theory, history, performance, studio production techniques,digital audio recording and editing, MIDI, post-production andmultimedia. NASM accredited. Facilities include a 24-track analogstudio, a digital multitrack studio/classroom and computer labs withMacintosh/Windows NT workstations for digital audio and video, CDmastering, Web page design, CD-ROM development and MIDI.
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 Web site: www. mdcc.edu/dfvbeta Degrees/CertificatesOffered: Associate Science degree in Radio, Television, BroadcastProgramming; Associate Science degree in Film Production; Certificatein Television Production; Associate Arts degree in Mass Communication.Program and Facilities Description: The program is designed forstudents who intend to seek employment in radio, television and filmproduction. The curriculum provides introductory and advanced coursesessential to the profession program. It stresses hands-on equipment usein both the radio, television and film laboratories. Students haveaccess to high-end cameras, editing suites and video graphics animationfacilities, and complete portfolio-quality production.
Faculty of Music, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, CanadaH3A 1E3 Phone: 514/398-4535 Fax: 514/398-8061 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.music.mcgill.ca/mmtDegrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Masters of Music degree in soundrecording; Ph.D. degree. Program and Facilities Description: Thegraduate sound recording program combines practical and theoreticaltraining in studio techniques, microphone selection and placement,digital sound processing and related subjects. Also included aretechnical ear training to improve auditory perception and hands-onexperience working with musicians, ranging from solo performers to fullsymphony orchestras. Three fully equipped control rooms, fourperformance venues, three post-production editing studios, a separatefour-studio suite for electro-acoustic music, multichannel audioresearch lab and two computer labs.
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
PO Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132 Phone: 615/898-2578 Fax:615/898-5682 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.mtsu.edu/~recordDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Science in Recording Industrywith two emphasis choices: Production and Technology or Music Business.Program and Facilities Description: The curriculum includes 43 coursescovering all aspects of the industry. Minor options in Music,Electronics, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, FilmStudies, Computer Science, Electroacoustics, Theatrical Design, MassCommunication and Entertainment Technology. Facilities include threestudios, all with automated consoles and 24-track digital and analogrecorders. One studio is equipped with 5.1 surround sound mixing.Facilities also include a hard disk/post-production studio, a MIDI lab,a maintenance lab and a 5.1 channel screening room.
MUSITECHNIC EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INC.
1717 Rene-Levesque East, Ste. 440, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 4T3Phone: 514/521-2060 Fax: 514/521-5153 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.musitechnic.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: ComputerAssisted Sound Design one-year, Attestation of Collegial studies.Program and Facilities Description: The program is designed tofamiliarize students with computer-assisted music technology. Athorough exploration of the technical and artistic facets of currenthardware and software will permit students to create, perform andrecord artistic projects using the latest technological tools.Moreover, the program seeks to provide knowledge of data processingprinciples, MIDI synthesis, digital sound reproduction andcomputer-assisted sound design, enabling students to work incontemporary studios and MIDI workshops.
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE
One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530 Phone: 516/572-7446 Fax:516/572-9791 E-mail: [email protected] sunynassau.edu Web site:www.sunynassau.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year certificatein Studio Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description:This three-semester program is designed to introduce students to musicand recording technology, provide a broad perspective of the musicindustry and to acquaint students with musical structures (bothintellectually and aurally). Technical skills and internship trainingwill be acquired in a professional recording studio (at an off-campuslocation). The program is designed for those wishing to establishindependent recording studios. It can also prepare students for degreeprograms that enable them to gain entry-level positions in therecording industry.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
School of Education Department of Music and Performing ArtsProfessions, 35 West 4th Street, Room 777, New York NY 10012-1172Phone: 212/998-5422 Fax: 212/995-4043 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.education.nyu.edu/music Degrees/Certificates Offered:four-year B.A. in Recording Arts; two-year certificate in MusicBusiness; four-year Bachelor of Music; two-year Master of Music inMusic Technology. Program and Facilities Description: NYU’s premierMusic Technology program teaches composers, performers, recordingengineers 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 performanceand collaborations involving experimental and traditional music. Ourintense musical approach supports research and artistic productionaround the world. Facilities include 12 sophisticated recording andcomputer music studios. Special programs: Scoring for Film and Media,Tonmeister Studies (summer only) and internships.
Department of Music, 351 Ryder Hall, Boston, MA 02115 Phone:617/373-2440 Fax: 617/373-4129 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.music.neu.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S. in MusicIndustry; four-year B.S. in Music Technology; four-year B.A. in MusicLiterature and Performance; four-year B.S. in Multimedia Studies.
NY INSTITUTE OF FORENSIC AUDIO
PO Box 189, Colonia, NJ 07067 Phone: 732/574-9672 Fax: 732/381-4523E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.owlinvestigations.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: Video Authenticity Certification, AudioAuthenticity Certification, Voice Identification. Program andFacilities Description: Fully equipped lab that enables hands-onexperience for all participants. Audio enhancement and authenti-city,video enhancement and authenticity, voice identifications are alloffered. Evidence procedures, legal questions and courtroom testimonyrelated to the above specialties will also be discussed.
OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOLS
Audio Recording for Electronic Media Career & TechnicalInstitute NAWC, Lakehurst, NJ 08733-1125 Phone: 732/657-4000 Fax:732/657-4500 E-mail: [email protected] Degrees/CertificatesOffered: one- and two-year Audio Engineering certificate Program andFacilities Description: This program was started three years ago andwas offered to high school and post-secondary students – the first oneof its kind offered at the high school level in the state of NewJersey. 450-hours per year, emphasis on hands-on recording by students.Upgrading program facilities to three control rooms (two 24-track MDMand one hard disk based), for September 2000. Combined with the newOcean County Vocational Tech Schools Performing Arts Academy.
OMEGA RECORDING STUDIOS SCHOOL OF APPLIED RECORDING ARTS ANDSCIENCES
5609 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852 Phone: 301/230-9100 Fax:301/230-9103 E-mail: [email protected] omegastudios.com Web site:www.omegastudios.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate programsapproved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Program andFacilities Description: The Omega Studios school functions within thefacilities of Omega Recording Studios (a four-studio complex). Omegaoffers five separate and innovative programs, including RecordingEngineering and Studio Techniques; Electronic Synthesizers and MIDI;Sound Reinforcement for Live Performance; Audio Production Techniques;and Essentials of Music Business and Artist Management. A free brochureis available upon request at 800/93-OMEGA.
ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY
502 Newbold St., London, Ontario, Canada N6E 1K6 Phone: 519/686-5010Fax: 519/686-0162 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.oiart.orgDegrees/Certificates Offered: one-year, college-level diploma in AudioRecording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: NorthAmerica’s first and longest-running integrated immersion program (since1983). A full-time faculty and a 5:1 student/instructor ratio allowswell-qualified students from around the world to thrive on creativedevelopment while acquiring a genuine skill set. Within five studiosequipped with professional-level gear, students learn problem-solvingthrough signal flow, in addition to how and why things work. The1300-plus hours are all in-studio with more than 50% dedicated tostudent hands-on.
PEABODY INSTITUTE OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 Phone: 410/659-8110Fax: 410/659-8102 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: ww.peabody.jhu.edu/recording-arts Degrees/Certificates Offered: five-year Bachelor’sdegree in Recording Arts, two-year Master’s degree in Audio Recordingand Acoustics. Program and Facilities Description: Comprehensivemath/science/music-based degrees in recording arts. Fully automateddigital facilities. See Web site for additional information.
RECORDING ARTS CANADA, ONTARIO
PO Box 11025, 984 Hwy. #8, Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada L8E 5P9Phone: 888/662-2666 Fax: 905/643-7520 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.recordingarts.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: one-year Audio Engineering &Multimedia Production diploma. Program and Facilities Description:Recording Arts Canada is a unique school that offers students theopportunity to learn and work in a creative and progressiveenvironment. By studying in one of the best-equipped audio schools, youwill learn the skills and technologies about audio, music andmultimedia production professionals use every day. Our internationallyrenowned facilities feature classic Neve recording consoles. We providesophisticated technology, quality theoretical instruction and extensivepractical activity within a small group format.
RECORDING ARTS CANADA, QUEBEC
34 Chemin des Ormes, Ste-Anne-des-Lacs, Quebec, Canada J0R 1B0Phone: 514/224-8363 Fax: 514/224-8064 Web site:www.sympatico.ca/inst.enreg Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-yeardiploma programs in Audio Production, Computer-Assisted Sound Design.Program and Facilities Description: A private college, offering twocollegiate programs of study in audio production and sound design.School-owned, world-class facilities with three classic Neve consolesand all the latest digital and multimedia tools from Digidesign, Avid,Focusrite, Adobe, Director, etc. Located in the beautiful LaurentianMountains, 40 minutes north of Montreal.
SAE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
269 W. 40th Street, 2nd Flr., New York, NY 10018 Phone: 212/944-9121Fax: 212/944-9123 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.sae.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: nine-month/18-month Audio TechnologyDiploma (full-time/part-time), seven-and-one-half-month/12-monthMultimedia Producer Diploma. Program and Facilities Description: SAEInstitute of Technology is the largest audio and multimedia institutein the world, with more than 12,000 students in 28 schools in 15countries on four continents. SAE is now in the United States, withcampuses in New York City and Nashville and more to come! Our studentshave the advantages of 25 years of audio and multimedia educationexperience, state-of-the-art equipment, and a paid internship in AudioTechnology with Walt Disney Entertainment.
SELECT SOUND STUDIOS
2315 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217 Phone: 716/873-2717 Fax:716/873-2719 E-mail: select [email protected] Web site: www.selectsound.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Technologies One: 12weeks, three credits; Recording Technologies Two: 10 weeks, threecredits; Recording Technologies Three: 10 weeks, three credits; MIDIProduction: 10 weeks, three credits; Digital Editing and Mastering: 10weeks. Program and Facilities Description: Select Sound Studios is afull-service recording facility specializing in education. Fourproduction rooms offer students the opportunity to work in 24-trackanalog studios, 64-track digital studios, a digital mastering suite anda real-time duplication room. Topics include the history of recording,physics of sound, studio acoustics, the recording chain, microphonetechniques and operation of tape recorders and mixing consoles. Theprograms are designed to give students hands-on experience.
SHEFFIELD INSTITUTE FOR THE RECORDING ARTS
13816 Sunnybrook Rd., Phoenix, MD 21131 Phone: 800/660-9519,410/628-7260 Fax: 410/628-1977 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.sheffieldav.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificateapproved by Maryland Higher Education Commission. AudioWorks: 290hrs/six-month full-time audio engineering program. Video-Works: 232hrs/five-month full-time video production program. Program andFacilities Description: Solid State Logic facilities and instructorswith Grammy, Emmy, TEC and Monitor award nominations and a huge list ofrecording credits. Audio- Works: Basic audio engineering, advancedaudio engineering, advanced audio lab, MIDI, nonlinear digital audioediting and live sound/remote recording. VideoWorks: basic videotechnology, lighting, camera, paintbox, Scribe and Avid. Equipment: SSL4000 EG consoles, Sony 3324 digital, Otari MTR 90 Mkll analogmultitracks, Ampex switchers, Sony Betacam, Quantel Paintbox, CyronScribe, Avid 1000.
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE AT FREDONIA
1146 Mason Hall, Fredonia, NY 14063 Phone: 716/673-4634 Fax:716/673-3154 E-mail: [email protected] ait.fredonia.edu Web site:www.fredonia.edu/som/srt Degrees/Certificates Offered: Four-year B.S.in Sound Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description:Program operated from within the School of Music. Accredited by NASM.Modeled after European Tonmeister training: Competence in playing amusical instrument and in natural sciences must be demonstrated throughscheduled audition. High placement rate: Internships at leadingfacilities are available on a regular basis. Five studios, including24-track analog and digital facilities, MIDI/sampling labs. Additionalclasses taught by professionals. Students receive a minimum of 650hours in-studio experience.
TREBAS INSTITUTE, ONTARIO
410 Dundas St. East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 2A8 Phone:416/966-3066 Web site: www. trebas.com Degrees/Certificates Offered:One-year diploma programs in Audio Engineering, Recorded MusicProduction, Music Business Administration, Film/Television Production,New Media Development and 3-D Animation. B.A. degree in SoundTechnology (two years, following one-year diploma in Audio Engineering)in partnership with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.Admission to B.A. program highly competitive. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge anddevelop skills and professionalism for entry into fields of musicbusiness, audio, record production, film/TV production,post-production, interactive multimedia and computer animation.Outstanding instructors. High-tech studios and labs. Focus on preparinggrads for real-world careers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetimenational job search assistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios,companies worldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center forCubase and Macromedia.
TREBAS INSTITUTE, QUEBEC
451 Saint Jean St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y 2R5 Phone:514/845-4141 Web site: www.trebas.com Degrees/Certificates Offered:One-year diploma programs in Audio Engineering, Recorded MusicProduction, Music Business Administration, Film/Television Production,New Media Development and 3-D Animation. B.A. degree in SoundTechnology (two years, following one-year diploma in Audio Engineering)in partnership with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.Admission to B.A. program highly competitive. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge anddevelop skills and professionalism for entry into fields of musicbusiness, audio, record production, film/TV production,post-production, interactive multimedia and computer animation.Outstanding instructors. High-tech studios and labs. Focus on preparinggrads for real-world careers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetimenational job search assistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios,companies worldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center forCubase and Macromedia. Offered in choice of French or English.
UNITY GAIN RECORDING INSTITUTE
1953 Riccardo Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901 Phone: 941/332-4246 Fax:941/332-4246 E-mail: aiannucci @aol.com Web site: www.unitygain.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate of graduation upon completionof 48-week Audio Recording Comprehensive Program. Program andFacilities Description: Whether your desire is to become an engineer, astudio manager/owner, a producer or simply an educated audioenthusiast, Unity Gain offers a four-level program designed to prepareyou to excel in the area of your choice. The Institute’s multitrackrecording facilities enable the student to learn on state-of-the-artequipment, with an emphasis on hands-on instruction in recording,production, audio-for-film/video, sound reinforcement and MIDI.
UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT 06117 Phone: 860/768-4792Fax: 860/768-5073 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:uhavax.hart ford.edu/acoustics Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S.Engineering (B.S.E.), B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Optional EE minor.Program and Facilities Description: There are two ways to incorporateacoustics into an undergraduate engineering degree: Acoustics and MusicB.S.E. program, which combines an engineering degree programemphasizing acoustics and vibrations with course work at the HarttSchool of Music; the Mechanical Engineering B.S.M.E. with AcousticsConcentration program. Graduates have been employed at BoseLoudspeakers, QSC Amplifiers, Steinway & Sons, LucasFilm-THX Soundand numerous acoustical consulting firms or graduate schools inacoustics. Facilities: Anechoic chamber, B&K dual-channel FFT/RTAs,Modal Analysis/CADP2 software, DAT, portable SLMs, three studios with4-, 8- and 16-track analog/digital recording, Pro Tools.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA
46 University Dr., Augusta, ME 04330 Phone: 207/621-3267 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.uma.maine.edu/academics/ucadjazz&contemporarymusic.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelorof Music in Jazz and Contemporary Music (audio concentration). Programand Facilities Description: UMA has the only music program in Mainewith a state-of-the-art recording studio. Recording commercial musicand s is a significant part of the music industry inMaine. Our internships are a student’s best link to employment. Thisconcentration integrates the studio into other musicconcentrations.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL, SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY
One University Ave., Lowell, MA 01854 Phone: 978/934-3850 Fax:978/934-3034 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.uml.edu/dept/music/srt Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor ofMusic in Sound Recording Technology. Program and FacilitiesDescription: The primary program, the B.M. in SRT, prepares studentsfor production-related careers in the recording industry throughstudies in music, EE, computer science, math and physics and a minimumof nine courses in the art and technology of recording. SRT minorsprepare students for technology-development career paths. Supported byeight control rooms: 24-track, MIDI/synthesis, 8-track, video/post,maintenance/repair, critical listening, hard disk recording,entry-level room.
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, COMMERCIAL MUSIC PROGRAM
232 CFA Building, Campus Box 526546, Memphis, TN 38152-6546 Phone:901/678-2559 Fax: 901/678-5118 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.people.memphis.edu/~cmusweb Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelorof Music in Commercial Music with concentrations in RecordingTechnology, Music Business. Program and Facilities Description:Programs stress thorough understanding of fundamental concepts, yetplace equal emphasis on developing student’s ability to adapt to newpractices, technologies and creative directions. Instructors activelyinvolved in industry. Studio B extensively renovated and now featuresan AMS Neve Libra digital console and improved acoustics. Studentsenjoy generous lab access where hands-on training is stressed. Memphiscommunity offers diverse cultural opportunities, rich internshippossibilities. A commitment to personal attention and qualityinstruction requires enrollment be limited. NASM accredited.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, SCHOOL OF MUSIC
PO Box 248165, Coral Gables, FL 33124 Phone: 305/284-6913 Fax:305/284-6475 E-mail: [email protected] miami.edu Web site: www.music.miami.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Music Engineeringwith minor in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Music in MusicEngineering with minor in Computer Science, Master of Science in MusicEngineering. Program and Facilities Description: The Music Engineeringprogram accepts undergraduate musicians who desire careers in musicrecording, audio engineering, audio equipment hardware and softwaredesign, sound reinforcement and broadcasting. By combining music andmusic engineering studies with a minor in electrical engineering orcomputer science, students enjoy diverse professional opportunities.Graduate students who have completed their undergraduate electricalengineering degree engage in research in DSP programming,psychoacoutics and synthesis. Our facilities and faculty are known fortheir excellence.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN
Music and Sound Recording Program, 300 Orange Ave., West Haven, CT06516 Phone: 203/932-7101 Fax: 203/931-6097 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.newhaven.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. in Music and SoundRecording; four-year B.S. in Music and Sound Recording; four-year B.A.in Music Industry; four-year B.A. in Music; minor in MultimediaAuthoring. Program and Facilities Description: The Music and SoundRecording Programs instruct students in three interrelated areas: musichistory, theory and aesthetics; musicianship; and sound recordingmethodology and technique. Music Industry adds courses in copyrightlaw, contracts, accounting, marketing and management. The multimediacurriculum integrates graphic design, audio production and video. Thenew professional recording facility features 4-, 8-, 16-, and 40-trackstudios and workstations, as well as a digital mixing room andmultimedia studio.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE
Music Department, One University Heights Asheville, NC 28804-8510Phone: 704/251-6432 Fax: 828/251-6841 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.unca.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S. in MusicTechnology, B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Jazz Studies, B.A. inMusic (general music studies). Program and Facilities Description: TheB.S. in Music Technology was established in 1982. It is a small andhighly selective program taught in UNCA’s recording studio featuring24-track analog and 16-track digital capabilities. Our MIDI productionfacilities and computer labs give students hands-on experience with thelatest audio technology.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
School of Music, Columbia, SC 29208 Phone: 803/777-4371 Fax:803/777-6508.
YALE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF DRAMA
222 York Street, New Haven, CT 06520 Phone: 203/432-8825 Fax:203/432-1588 E-mail: david. [email protected] Web site:www.yale.edu/drama/academics/AdmissionsReq/sound.htmlDegrees/Certificates Offered: three-year M.F.A. in Sound Design andone-year internship. Program and Facilities Description: The SoundDesign Program trains eligible applicants in the theory and practice ofprofessional sound design. Course work covers the fundamentals of soundtechnology, sound delivery systems, advanced digital sound and musictechnology, script interpretation, compositional elements of design,introductory sound design theory and practice, advanced problemsolving, thesis and master class. Qualified students will have numerousopportunities to design for student and Yale Repertory productions.
ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL
2 Music School Rd., Aspen, CO 81611 Phone: 970/925-3254 Fax:970/925-3802 E-mail: [email protected] aspen music.org Web site:www.aspen.com/music festival Program and Facilities Description: TheEdgar Stanton Audio Recording Institute is an intensive four-week,full-time seminar/workshop. The goal is to provide a background in thebasics of audio production and prepare students for a career as arecording engineer. A wide range of recording and guest lecturers arenoted representatives of the recording and broadcasting industries. Thesession is limited to 10 students to ensure maximum individualattention.
AUDIO ENGINEARING INSTITUTE
6610 Buffalo Hills, San Antonio, TX 78256-2330 Phone: 210/698-9666Web site: www.audio-eng.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Basic andAdvanced Audio Engineering classes, each lasting 10 weeks. Program andFacilities Description: Classes are taught by Gold and Platinum recordwinner Marius Perron III. Students are trained with part hands-onequipment, part lecture. Basic class covers theory, microphones,consoles, tape recorders, live band recording and mixing. Advancedclass covers signal processors, hard disk recording, MIDI, synthesizersand samplers, drum machines and sequencers, audio-for-video,computer-assisted mixing, real-time analysis and studio equipmentmaintenance. The advanced course is structured around an apprenticeengineering program for students interested in working as secondengineers at studios in San Antonio.
1440 Northland Dr., Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Phone: 612/905-3400Fax: 612/905-3550.
CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC
11021 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106-1705 Phone: 216/791-5000 Fax:216/791-1530 E-mail: [email protected] po.cwru.edu Web site: www.cim.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Audio Recording as afour-year degree or a double major (along with an instrument orComposition major) in five years. Program and Facilities Description:Courses cover digital audio; DSP/editing systems; audio-for-videopost-production, surround sound, CD-ROM and Web-based multimedia;microphone techniques; synthesis/sampling; and acoustics. Equipmentincludes Tascam DA-98, Pro-Tools, Sonic Solutions, Yamaha 02R digitalmultitrack recording/mixing; Lexicon, TC Electronic, Yamaha, etc.; DSP;Macintosh and Sony computers; Audio-Technica, Neumann, Sennheiser,Schoeps microphones; Millennia Media preamps. Professional facultyfeatures multiple Grammy winner Jack Renner (Telarc International), Dr.Peter D’Antonio (RPG Diffusor Systems), Thomas Knab and Mark Tessi (CIMand Telarc) and Timothy Callahan. Program emphasizes hands-onexperience, music and digital media production.
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
600 South Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605-1996 Phone: 312/482-9068 Fax:312/482-9083 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.colum.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: four-year accredited Bachelor of Artsdegree with a major in Sound Technology. Program and FacilitiesDescription: The Columbia College Chicago Sound Program includesextensive course offerings in the fields of music recording, concertsound reinforcement, sound design for video and film, sound contractingand acoustics. Columbia’s Audio Technology Center includes multitrackmusic and voice-over recording and mix studios, film/videopost-production suites digital audio production suites and classroomlaboratories for analog/linear and digital/nonlinear production, audiosystem analysis and acoustical design and analysis.
CROS-LEX AUDIO-VIDEO CLASSES
5580 Peck Road (M-90), Croswell, MI 48422 Phone: 810/679-8149E-mail: [email protected] webtv.net Degrees/Certificates Offered: highschool classes. Program and Facilities Description: Teaching of usingaudio and video machines for recording music and for movies withcamcorders (hooking up an audio studio).
DEPAUL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
804 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 Phone: 773/325-7444 Fax:773/325-7429 E-mail: [email protected] wppost.depaul.edu Web site:music.depaul.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor ofScience degree in Music. Program and Facilities Description: The DePaulSound Recording Technology program is designed to prepare students fora career in the rapidly expanding audio industry. SRT students takeclasses in analog and digital microelectronics, computer science andcalculus, in addition to the standard undergraduate music curriculum.Recording classes and student practicum take place off campus in a48-track SSL studio where students have access to state-of-the-artequipment. On campus, students develop their skills at Studio DePaul, afully digital 24-track facility featuring video, synthesis and surroundsound capabilities.
190 Prospect, Elmhurst, IL 60126 Phone: 630/617-3500 Fax:630/617-3738 E-mail: [email protected] elmhurst.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered:B.M. in Music Business, B.S. in Music Business, B.M. in MusicEducation, B.A. in Music. Program and Facilities Description: ElmhurstCollege is a nationally accredited institution that offers both a B.S.and a B.M. in Music Business. In addition to classwork in music,business and business of music, students get hands-on industryexperience through internships, industry speakers and course tours.Resources include a state-of-the art 24-track digital studio, coursesranging from music theory to MIDI, recently expanded practice andrecital facilities and an artist faculty of over 50. Industry supportis provided in the form of scholarships from trade organizations suchas NAMM and NARAS, corporate sponsorship, a student chapter of MEIEAand an intern/job bank.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401 Phone: 800/748-0246 Fax:616/895-2000 E-mail: [email protected] gvsu.edu Web site: www.gvsu.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Electrical Engineering with Music minor.Program and Facilities Description: Grand Valley State University has aunique program for students that have the talent and interest tocombine engineering and music. This program has the potential for acareer that can span the entire audio and music industries fromhardware design and manufacturing to performance.
HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1060 West Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX 77043 Phone:713/718-5621 Fax: 713/718-5635 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www. hccs.cc.tx.us/nwcollege/audt/main.htm Degrees/CertificatesOffered: Certificate in Audio Engineering, one-year; Certificate inMIDI/Electronic Music, one-year; Certificate in Video Production,one-year; two-year A.A.S. Degree in Audio Engineering; one-semesterEnhanced Skills Certificate in MIDI/Electronic Music or VideoProduction. Program and Facilities Description: Unlimited hands-onexperience via eight fully equipped studios. Studio lV: Foley stages,Pro Tools|24 Mix Plus, Panasonic DA7 for tracking, mixing, video postand scoring. Studio V: 48-track DA-88s/2-inch, Sony 3036 console, UREI,Lexicon, Eventide, ADR, Aphex processors; Telefunken, Neumann, AKGmicrophones. Studios ll, lll, lV: Alesis X2 consoles, ADAT XT20recorders, CDRs Akai, Alesis, E-mu, Korg, Peavey, Roland, Yamahasynthesizers. Studios l, Vll: 30 Power Mac/Korg workstations. StudioVlll: linear and nonlinear video editors.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Bloomington, IN 47405 Phone: 812/855-1087 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.music. indiana.edu/som/audioDegrees/Certificates Offered: A.S. in Audio Technology, B.S. in AudioRecording. Program and Facilities Description: Training in audiorecording, reinforcement and media production, multitrack studiotechniques emphasized (A.S.), classical music engineering and producingemphasized (B.S.). DAT, SC-88, hard disk editing and 16-track analog,full range of professional microphones. Students record CD projects andperformances ranging from solo and chamber music through symphonies,jazz ensembles and opera. Twelve-hundred performances produced annuallyin four concert halls. University financial aid and some workscholarships available. Departmental assistance offered in jobplacement.
INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF BROADCASTING
6 So. Smithville Rd., Dayton, OH 45431 Phone: 937/258-8251 Fax:937/258-8714 Web site: www. icbroadcasting.com Degrees/CertificatesOffered: Associate Degree program in Applied Science of CommunicationArts in Television and Radio, Associate Degree program of AppliedScience in Video Production/Recording, Audio Engineer Diploma Programin Recording Audio Engineering, Diploma Program Broadcasting I. Programand Facilities Description: ICB is a small, private college. Enrollmentinvitations are based on prospective students touring the facility anddemonstrating commitment and desire to be part of the broadcasting andrecording fields. Smaller class sizes ensure more individualizedattention. Programs offer combine theory and hands-on training.
MADISON MEDIA INSTITUTE
One Point Pl., Ste. 1, Madison, WI 53719-2809 Phone: 608/829-2728,800/236-4997 Fax: 608/829-2661 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.madisonmedia.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording and MusicTechnology, Multimedia Technology, Radio and Television Broadcasting.Program and Facilities Description: The objective of the recording andmusic technology program is to train students to acquire skills inengineering and sound production. The program is equipped with 15MIDI/synthesizer work stations, 16-track Digidesign Pro Tools. Fullyequipped 48-track digital and 2-inch analog.
MUSIC TECH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND RECORDING ARTS
304 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55401 Phone: 800/594-9500,612/338-0175 Fax: 612/338-0804 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.musictech.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate of AppliedScience Degree in Music: Emphasis, Music Production (four semesters);Associate of Applied Science Degree in Recording Technology (foursemesters); Diploma programs in: Recording Engineer Course/EngineerMajor and Production Major (three semesters). Program and FacilitiesDescription: Highly selective, in-depth courses for career-orientedstudents. State-of-the-art facilities in the heart of Minneapolis musicindustry. Nationally recognized faculty. Accredited institutionalmember of the National Association of Schools of Music.State-of-the-art recording studios, SSL, Studer, Pro Tools. Waitinglist for some programs. Please apply early.
NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE
801 East Benjamin Ave., Norfolk, NE 68702 Phone: 402/644-0506 Fax:209/254-8282 E-mail: north [email protected] Web site: www.northeastaudio.org Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Audio RecordingAssociates degree. Program and Facilities Description: Located inNortheastern Nebraska, Northeast Community College’s Audio Recordingprogram combines thorough academics and hands-on training in both liveand studio environments. Facilities include two control rooms,recording studio, concert stage and isolation rooms. Equipment includesOtari, Soundcraft, Yamaha, Digidesign Pro Tools and MOTU MIDI.Northeast Community College offers quality education at a price you canafford.
OBERLIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
TIMARA Department, Oberlin, OH 44074 Phone: 440/775-8413 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.timara.oberlin. edu/Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Music (major inTechnology in Music & Related Arts); four-year Bachelor of Arts inVisual Arts with an emphasis in Digital Media. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Based at one of the nation’s top-ranked conservatories ofmusic, the TIMARA Department has excellent facilities for computermusic, performance technology and new media. There are seven studios,including a recording studio (16-track digital tape, 16-trackProTools); two computer music studios; a digital media room with aMedia 100 system; and a computer music lab with multipleMacintosh-based workstations/samplers. The program is highlycompetitive and admits fewer than 10 students per year.
OHIO UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
9 South College St., Athens, OH 45701 Phone: 740/593-4870 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.tcomschool.ohio.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Science in Communications.Program and Facilities Description: The Audio Production Sequenceincorporates course-work in multitrack recording, music production,theater, music, electronics, film, business, among others. Facilitiesinclude an Amek Big 28×24 console with SuperTrue Automation, 24 tracksof ADAT, several Digidesign Pro Tools digital audio workstations, awide assortment of mics and processing gear. The school is alsoequipped with both Avid and Media 100 video workstations, as well as a13-station Macintosh MIDI/digital audio lab.
RECORDING INSTITUTE OF DETROIT
14611 9-Mile Rd., Eastpointe, MI 48021 Phone: 800/683-1743 Fax:810/772-4320 E-mail: [email protected] aol.com Web site: recordingeq.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Engineer/Producer Certificate:60 weeks/513 clock hours; Recording Engineer Certificate: 36 weeks/305clock hours; Associate Recording Engineer Certificate: 7-19 weeks/109clock hours. Program and Facilities Description: Operating since 1975with extensive training in recording, music composition and production.Students attend 12 hours per week for 39 weeks, completing tworecording courses, two music courses and an internship, with lab, videoviewing and in-school study as needed. We have three major studios,dedicated student control room and four student workstations. Equipmentincludes SSL and 02R consoles, PC/Mac hard disk recording, DA-88, ADATand 48-track analog recorders. Small classes, relaxed andcomprehensive.
RECORDING INSTITUTE OF DETROIT SAGINAW ANNEX
707 Federal Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607 Phone: 888/683-1743 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www.wagnermusic.com/rid.htmlDegrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Technician Certificate 7-19weeks/83 clock hours. Program and Facilities Description: Open since1997, the Annex offers initial training in recording and music.Students can complete RID full programs by transferring to the maincampus for complete advanced training. Facilities include a complete40-track, all-digital control room with DA-88 format and cascaded 02Rconsoles and large studio room. A student lab station and video viewingfacilities round out the facilities.
THE RECORDING WORKSHOP
455 Massieville Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601 Phone: 800/848-9900 Fax:740/663-2427 E-mail: [email protected] recordingworkshop.com Web site:www.recording workshop.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate,five weeks, Recording Engineering and Music Production Program.Certificate, one week, Studio Maintenance and Troubleshooting Program.Certificate, one week, Advanced Recording Engineering and MusicProduction Program. Certificate, one week, NewTech Computer-based AudioProduction Program. Program and Facilities Description: The RecordingWorkshop offers programs that are effective, affordable andtime-efficient. Since 1971, thousands of students have participated inthis intensive, hands-on training. Many have gone on to very successfulcareers with the Recording Workshop as their only formal audioeducation, continuing their growth through on-the-job experience. Awell-equipped, 8-studio facility features rooms specialized for musicrecording and others designed for commercial production. Affordableon-campus housing is available within a one-minute walk of thestudios.
RIDGEWATER COLLEGE AUDIO TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
2 Century Ave., Hutchinson, MN 55350 Phone: 800/222-4424 Fax:320/587-9019 E-mail: [email protected] ridgewater.mnscu.edu Web site:www.ridgewater.mnscu.edu/ Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-yeardiploma in Audio Technology, two-year A.A.S. Degree in AudioTechnology. Program and Facilities Description: The Audio Technologydepartment offers a diverse program in audio ranging from studiorecording to live sound, system design and installation. Students alsoachieve a strong electronics and computer applications background,which makes our graduates extremely valuable to future employers.Students will work with ProTools, Mix Plus and DAL V8 Digital AudioWorkstation, Renkus-Heinz Ease and Ears, Smaart Pro, BSS Soundweb,B&K Acoustictical Test Equipment and many otherspecializations.
SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE
1401 College Ave., Levelland, TX 79336 Phone: 806/894-9611 x 2276Fax: 806/894-5274 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.spc.cc.tx.us Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate Degree inSound Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Two 24-trackrecording studios, one 16-track demo studio. Consoles include SonyMXP-3036 36-channel, AMEK Mozart 34-channel, Mackie 8-bus 32-channel,fully equipped MIDI lab with Vision/ProTools, MOTU DigitalPerformer/Macintosh G4 Digital Audio Workstation, complete videoproduction facility. The Sound Technology Program at South PlainsCollege was founded in 1980 and modeled after the program at BelmontUniversity in Nashville. South Plains College offers a professionalaudio education at an extremely affordable price.
SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY
601 University Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666 Phone: 512/245-8451 Fax:512/396-1169 E-mail: [email protected] swt.edu Web site: www.swt.edu/musicDegrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music with an emphasis inSound Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: SWT isthe only university in the state to offer a bachelor’s degree in thefield of Sound Recording Technology. SWT owns and operates the FireStation, a multipurpose recording facility housing both analog anddigital 24-track recorders, a 36-channel automated console and numerousprofessional microphones and outboard devices. Students participate incommercial recording sessions while pursuing their degrees. Studentsalso have access to a desktop music production lab, a desktop videoproduction lab, an additional 24-track recording facility, a multimediacontent creation CD-ROM mastering lab, an audio mastering lab andseveral computer labs. The curriculum emphasizes recording, music,digital media, math/science and an internship.
SYNERGETIC AUDIO CONCEPTS
8780 Rufing Rd., Greenville, IN 47124 Phone: 812/923-0174 Fax:812/923-3610 E-mail: [email protected] synaudcon.com Web site: www.synaudcon.comDegrees/Certificates Offered: “Week of Audio Training” includes systemsetup and system design. “Hands-on” two-day seminar allows you to applythe principles taught in system setup. Four CEUs given with theweek-long seminar. Program and Facilities Description: “System Setup”allows you to learn how to properly interface and calibrate audioequipment. “System Design” allows you to achieve optimum sound systemperformance before installation. “Hands-On” allows you to apply theprinciples taught in the “System Setup” seminar. Owned and operated byPat and Brenda Brown.
FRED N. THOMAS CAREER EDUCATION CENTER
2650 Eliot St., Denver, CO 80211 Phone: 303/964-3075 Fax:303/964-3004 Degrees/Certificates Offered: Public high school program.Program and Facilities Description: This is a program for junior andsenior high school students in the Denver metro area. There are twocourses: Audio 1, beginning fundamentals of sound recording; and Audio2, an advanced production class in which each student makes a CD of aband or artist. Students have access to a 24-track studio with a goodcomplement of outboard gear and microphones.
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC (CCM)
PO Box 210096, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0096 Phone: 513/556-5462 Fax:513/556-3399 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.uc.edu/www/ccm/tdp Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.F.A. in Theater Design andProduction, emphasis in theater sound; M.F.A.. in Theater Sound Design.Program and Facilities Description: CCM’s sound design programsencompass a broad array of areas within the performing arts. Courseworkincludes sound technology and production, theater aesthetics, criticallistening, music, digital audio, recording, reinforcement and sounddesign. CCM offers a diverse season of show including large musicals,operas, dance and dramas. Facilities include three well-equippedtheaters, a sound design studio and extensive reinforcement andplayback equipment. Entrance is by on-site portfolio review.
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND MEDIA
Campus Box 162, PO Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 Phone:303/556-2795 Fax: 303/556-2335 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.cudenver. edu/public.cam Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-yearB.S. in Music: Music Engineering or Music Industry Studies; sixth year,Master of Humanities or Engineering or Learning Technologies; seventhyear, Ph.D. in Information and Learning Technologies. Program andFacilities Description: Music technology, engineering, business, musicwith general university core studies, four control rooms, five studioswith music recording, audio sweetening (surround), electronic music(MIDI) production, student section of the Audio Engineering Society(AES), SPARS, MEIESA chapter, national internship program, 16-trackanalog and 24-track digital control rooms, signal processing,maintenance and calibration.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEPT. OF MEDIA AND MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
1100 Baits Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2085 Phone: 734/936-0425 Fax:734/763-5097 E-mail: msi [email protected] Web site: www.music.umich.edu/facilities/audio/index.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelorof Music, Music Technology; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Music Technologyconcentration; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Arts with concentrations inSonic Arts, Visual Arts or Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Music,Sound Engineering. Program and Facilities Description: The departmentseeks to advance the aesthetics of technology-based arts throughperformance, the development of emerging technologies and research.Collaboration and creativity are components of the interdisciplinarystudy of music, dance, theater, engineering, art and video.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS
4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, MO 64110 Phone: 816/235-2964 Fax:816/235-5367 E-mail: mardik [email protected] Web site: www.umkc.eduDegrees/Certificates Offered: Master in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in TheaterSound Design. Program and Facilities Description: This three-yeartraining program teaches students to create sound scores for the livingtheater through five main components: design – interpretation,collaboration and idea development; technical skills – mastering toolsof production with 24-track analog and Pro Tools; history – research,text analysis and dramatic history; production – artistic merging ofdesign, history and technical skills through the experiences ofnumerous and varied productions; entrepreneurship – study of thebusiness of the profession and career growth.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN
206 Avery Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0511 Phone: 402/472-2258 Fax:402/472-4732 E-mail: [email protected] unlinfo.unl.edu Web site: www.jet.unlDegrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Journalism degreein Broadcasting. Program and Facilities Description: The College ofJournalism & Mass Communications houses the broadcasting departmentwith audio and video production facilities and the University’s FMradio station, KRNU. Courses are devoted to audio field and studioproduction as it relates to broadcast/cable operations and audio/videoproduction careers. Extensive digital audio and video gear. The collegeis moving to its own dedicated building in 2001.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
Department of Radio, Television and Film CMA 6.118, Austin, TX 78712Phone: 512/471-6695 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.utexas.edu/coc/rtf Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S., M.F.A. andPh.D. degrees in Radio, Television and Film. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Please see Web site.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, OSHKOSH
Music Department-Recording Technology Program Oshkosh, WI 54901Phone: 920/424-4224 Fax: 920/424-1226 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.uwosh.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Musicwith Emphasis in Recording Technology. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Students are trained in a 32-track digital, 16-trackanalog studio, using a 62-channel Total Audio Concepts console withautomation, a wide array of signal processing gear, full video lock andmultitrack hard disk recording and editing. The studio is also tied toits own MIDI lab. Students entering program must audition on primaryinstrument for entrance acceptance. The final semester of enrollment isspent as an intern at a professional audio facility, with placementthroughout the U.S. and Europe available.
WOODLAND STUDIOS ENGINEER TRAINING PROGRAM
1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206 Phone: 615/262-2222 Fax:615/262-5800 Program and Facilities Description: A unique program thatoffers intense, hands-on training, including basic electronic classesat Nashville Tech, a variety of weekly seminars with industry leaderssuch as: Tom Clark, Quantegy Tape; Steve Durr, studio designer; andFred Hill, Neve guru. We accept four students per year. All studentswork daily on sessions at the position of assistant engineer,supervised by our engineering staff. Some recent projects have includedTonic, Indigo Girls, Days of the New, Robert Cray, Faith Hill, PattyLoveless, Wynonna, Salt-N-Pepa, Johnny Cash and George Jones.
ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE AUDIO PRODUCTIONDEPARTMENT
2323 Elliott Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 Phone: 800/275-2471 E-mail:[email protected] Web site: www. ais.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered:two-year Associate of Applied Arts in Audio Production. Program andFacilities Description: The Institute offers an accredited six-quarteraudio program in a hands-on environment taught by industryprofessionals, with emphasis in studio production and audio for digitalmedia. The facility features three 24-track studios, a full digitalpost-production studio, multiple DAW workstations. The school alsooffers Video Production and Multimedia/Web Design degrees, with labsincluding a BetaSP online, Avid, Premier and Media 100. Assistance inobtaining internships and employment is available.
AUDIO INSTITUTE OF AMERICA AUDIO RECORDING SCHOOL
814 46th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115 Phone: 415/752-0701 Fax:415/752-0701 E-mail: audio [email protected] earthlink.net Web site:www.audioinstitute.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Diploma inRecording Engineering. Program and Facilities Description: Home studycourse for professional careers and home recording studios. Join oursuccessful working graduates or learn how to build and operate your ownhome studio. AIA has students in 100 countries around the world. Thislicensed school specializes in the art of digital and analog recordingtechniques.
THE BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS
Box 1020, Stn. 28, Banff, Alberta, Canada T0L 0C0 Phone:403/762-6180 Fax: 403/762-6345 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.banff centre.ab.ca/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: AudioAssistant and Associate Work/Study programs. One to three terms.Program and Facilities Description: Financial assistance and weeklystipend available. Audio engineers refine their skills in aninternational, multidisciplinary environment. The audio program runsalongside internationally renowned music programs with prominentfaculty and musicians. Guest audio faculty have included John Eargle,Bob Ludwig, George Massenburg and Dr. Wieslaw Woszczyk. Activitiesinclude learning equipment, software and advanced recording techniques,involvement in CD, concert and studio recording, individual researchand experimentation, and audio-for-video. Facilities include recitalhall with adjoining control room, digital multitrack recording studio,Pro Tools audio-for-video post-production suite, Sonic Solutionsediting suite.
CALIFORNIA RECORDING INSTITUTE
1137 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 650/324-0464,800/9000-MIX Fax: 415/861-1613 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.CaliforniaRecording.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-yearAudio Producer Associate Degree Program; three- or nine-month RecordingArts and Technology Certificate Program. Program and FacilitiesDescription: Hands-on intensive program with a wide array ofcomplementary classes. Four studios (24-track 2-inch, ADAT, MIDI, ProTools 4, Digital Video Editing Suite and The Virtual Mixer) per 18students. The program also utilizes “The Virtual Mixer,” which uses 3-Dvisuals of the mix to teach “Mixing Theory.” Gibson’s book The Art ofMixing is used as the primary text. Serious internship program andplacement assistance. Classes in The Art and Technology of Production,Equipment Maintenance, Music Theory for Engineers, MIDI, Computers andHard Disk Recording, The Music Business, Live Sound Reinforcement,Audio-for-Video, Audio for the Internet, Video Production andMultimedia. Call, write or e-mail for free brochure.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
Chico, CA 95929-0805 Phone: 530/898-5500 Fax: 530/898-4082 E-mail:[email protected]. csuchico.edu Web site: www.csuchico.edu/mus/rcrdDegrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. in Music with an option inRecording Arts; four-year B.A. in Music with an option in MusicIndustry.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS
1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90247 Phone: 310/243-3543 E-mail:[email protected]. edu Web site: music1.csudh.edu/Music.Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. Audio Recording; four-yearB.A. Music Synthesis; Certificate Audio Technology. Program andFacilities Description: CSUDH has a fully equipped analog and digitalstudio in addition to its synthesizer studio. Completely renovated in1999, the new equipment includes: Mackie and Panasonic Digital 5.1mixing consoles, 48 tracks of DA-98 and ADAT format multitrackrecording, Pro Tools and Sonic Solutions DAWs and hi-res masteringequipment.
CONSERVATORY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES
2300 East Broadway Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282-1707 Phone: 800/562-6383Fax: 408/829-1332 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.audiorecordingschool.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Master Recording Program.Program and Facilities Description: The MRP-II is a 37-week-longcomprehensive audio engineering program. Classes are limited to 12students. This is the only accredited recording school in the U.S.authorized by Avid/Digidesign to certify its graduates on Pro Toolscourses 135 and 235, and it is the only program that requires andprocures an internship for its students. The program utilizesstate-of-the-art gear, including SSL, Tascam, Otari, Lexicon, TCElectronic and Neumann. Financial aid available to those whoqualify.
EX’PRESSION CENTER FOR NEW MEDIA
6601 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608 Phone: 510/654-2934 Fax:510/658-3414 E-mail: [email protected] xnewmedia.com Web site: www.xnewmedia.com,www.expression.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: 14-month (four-year)diploma program in Sound Arts, Animation and Modeling, Web Design andDevelopment. Program and Facilities Description: The Sound Arts Programat Ex’Pression Center for New Media is a total immersion, educationalexperience designed to bring the graduate’s level of knowledge to theprofessional level. The 14-month program of study connects studentswith some of the best practitioners and latest equipment in theindustry. Graduates are prepared to immediately assume sought-afterjobs in the sound arts and high-technology centers around the world.Semester begins January, March, May, July, September and November eachyear. Private financial aid is available to qualified students.
FULLERTON COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
321 East Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832-2095 Phone: 714/992-7296Fax: 714/525-8165 Web site: www.fullcoll.edu Degrees/CertificatesOffered: A.A. in Music; Certificates in Piano Pedogoy; Certificate inRecording Production.
LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
4901 East Carson St., Long Beach, CA 90808 Phone: 562/938-4309 Fax:562/938-4118 Web site: www.lbcc.cc.ca.us Degrees/Certificates Offered:A.A. with emphasis in Commercial Music, 10 certificates in Music, Radioor Television – each requires three to five semesters. Program andFacilities Description: LBCC offers job placement, as well as internpositions. Most instructors are active in the professional field.Facilities include seven studios equipped with digital audio and/oranalog multitrack, 42 individual MIDI workstations, three camera onlinevideo facilities, as well as three offline editing rooms. Studio use isavailable first semester; all students get hands-on experience duringtheir first semester. Equipment includes ADAT, Fostex DMT, MCI24-track, Soundcraft, CAD, Sound Workshop, Pro Tools, Music Shop,Vision.
LOS ANGELES RECORDING WORKSHOP
5278 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Phone: 818/763-7400Fax: 818/763-7447 E-mail: [email protected] Web site: idt.net/~larwDegrees/Certificates Offered: seven-month Recording EngineerCertificate, seven-month Audio-Video Production Certificate. Programand Facilities Description: Located in North Hollywood, close to morethan 1,300 studios, we offer hands-on training in our17,000-square-foot, 16-studio facility, featuring Solid State Logic4000 G+ with Ultimation, four-station Pro Tools Lab, four-station AVID1000 Lab, and four-station Silicon Graphics Lab. Students learn audio,video and film techniques in small group, hands-on workshops.Internships and job placement assistance for life. Financial aid anddorm-style housing are available. Tours available Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to4 p.m.
LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE
2700 East Leland, Pittsburg, CA 94565-5197 Phone: 925/439-0200 Fax:925/427-1599 Web site: www.losmedanos.net Degrees/Certificates Offered:two-year Recording Arts Certificate or Associate Degree. Program andFacilities Description: The most comprehensive community collegerecording program in the country. Courses in digital and analogmultitrack formats, sound reinforcement, jingle production, musicbusiness, session producing, employment strategies, MIDI,audio-for-video, digital editing and related subjects. Twowell-equipped multitrack studios, ten MIDI stations.
Phone: 510/430-2191 Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.A.s canspecialize in composition with an emphasis on technology. M.F.A..degrees in composition can specialize in electronic music and recordingmedia. Program and Facilities Description: Mills College is anundergraduate women’s college and a co-educational graduate college.Our studios include 24-track analog (with Dolby SR) and Pro Toolsworkstation.
MIRACOSTA COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT
One Barnard Dr., Oceanside, CA 92056 Phone: 760/757-2121 x6527 Fax:760/795-6817 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.miracosta.cc.ca.us/info/acad/music/default.htm Degrees/CertificatesOffered: A.A. in Music. Program and Facilities Description: Allcertificates are two-year programs: Recording Arts/Record ProductionCertificate; Sound Reinforcement Certificate; Certificate ofAchievement-Guitar; Computerized Audio Production Certificate;Certificate of Achievement-Music Technology; Certificate ofAchievement-Performance Technician. Programs in commercial music,choral, piano, guitar, as well as general transfer-level courses.
MT. SAN JACINTO COLLEGE
1499 North State St., San Jacinto, CA 92583 Phone: 909/487-6752×1577 Fax: 909/487-1452 E-mail: [email protected]/Certificates Offered: Audio Technologies Certificate (18 units)Associate Degree, Audio Technologies. Program and FacilitiesDescription: The MSJC program features both hands-on and theoreticalinstruction. Plus, the MSJC program uses the same professionalequipment the audio industry does with names like Soundcraft, Yamaha,Pro Tools, Lexicon, Otari and QSC. Additionally, we offer both digitaland analog recording. The $2 million facility features five studiofloors and three independent control rooms. Also computer music lab.California resident enrollment fees are $11 per unit. Out-of-state feesare higher. Financial aid is available.
MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTS
9030 Eton Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91304 Phone: 818/709-5809 Fax:818/709-7846 Web site: www.musicvideoproducts.com Program andFacilities Description: Music instruction videos for all ages andinstruments. Use as a supplement for face-to-face lessons. Excellentbeginning primer for band or lessons. Economically priced.
8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 4042, Hollywood, CA 90046-2427 Phone:800/295-4433 Fax: 310/826-8064 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:www.recordingconnection.com Program and Facilities Description:Recording Connection is a 15- year-old accredited program that has aworldwide network of over 5,000 recording studios throughout the UnitedStates and Canada. The company signs on new affiliates each month. Weprovide on-the-job training in major recording studios, recordcompanies and radio and TV stations. Available in every city or town.Call for free video or CD-ROM.
SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE
3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95822 Phone: 916/558-2111 Fax:916/558-2441 E-mail: [email protected].
SAN DIEGO CITY COLLEGE
1313 12th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619/230-2522 Fax:619/230-2212 Web site: www.sd.ccd.net Program and FacilitiesDescription: See Web site.
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132 Phone: 415/338-1111 Website: www.sfsu.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Broadcast &Electronic Communication Arts Dept.: B.A. and M.A. four-year degreeprogram; Music Recording Industry program, College of ExtendedLearning: Certificate Program. Program and Facilities Description:Facility is a fully equipped studio with 2-inch analog multitrack,automated console, misc. signal processing equipment and digital audioworkstations; B.A. program includes multitrack recording for music,audio-for-visual media and sound design components.
SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE
721 Cliff Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394 Phone: 805/965-0581 Fax:805/963-7222.
SANTA MONICA ACADEMY OF ENTERTAINMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405 Phone: 310/434-3700 Fax:310/434-3709 E-mail: cook_ [email protected] Web site:http://academy.smc.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year ComputerAnimation certificate; two-year Interactive Media certificate. Programand Facilities Description: The Academy of Entertainment and Technologytrains students in interactive media, traditional animation andcomputer animation. A program in audio engineering is in development.We offer hands-on training with industry standard software includingMaya, Dreamweaver, Director, Flash, Pro Tools 24 Mix, Sound Forge,Premier and PhotoShop. Facilities include NT, Macintosh and Unix.Classrooms have a computer at every desk. Our mission is to developflexible professionals who can adapt to a variety of projects and rolesin rapidly changing fields.
SF AUDIO NET
39 Gilbert St., San Francisco, CA 94013 Phone: 415/863-6883 Fax:415/863-8419 E-mail: [email protected] SFaudio.net Web site: www.SFaudio.netDegrees/Certificates Offered: two-month Music Production certificate;10-week Post-Production certificate; non- degree granting statusregistered with the California State Bureau for Post-Secondary andVocational Education. Program and Facilities Description: SF Audio Netprovides a combination of training and hands-on experience in animmersion-style educational program. Training sessions are held in acommercial facility and taught by working professionals in theindustry. Commercial projects are used as training tools to demonstratethe practical applications of the skills and theories being taught.These workshops provide an educational and networking resource for bothprofessionals and students in the field of digital audio production forboth commercial post-production and music recording applications.
SOUND MASTER RECORDING ENGINEER SCHOOL AUDIO/VIDEO INSTITUTE
10747 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Phone: 213/650-8000Web site: www.engrsnd.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: RecordingEngineering Certificate, 10 months (720 clock hours). Program andFacilities Description: Recording Engineering and Audio/VideoPost-Production taught in a state-of-the-art facility. Among the manysubjects taught are analog and digital recording techniques,synchronization using both SMPTE and MIDI, equipment maintenance andaudio/video post-production. All subjects are reinforced by hands-onworkshop classes in a professional studio environment. Student grantsand loans are available to those who qualify. Job placement assistanceis given upon graduation.
TREBAS INSTITUTE, BRITISH COLUMBIA
112 East 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC, Canada V5T 1C8 Phone: 604/872-2666Web site: www.trebas.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year diplomaprograms in Audio Engineering, Recorded Music Production, MusicBusiness Administration, Film/Television Production, New MediaDevelopment and 3-D Animation; B.A. in Sound Technology (two-years,following one-year diploma in Audio Engineering) in partnership withthe Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Admission to B.A. Degreeprogram highly competitive. Program and Facilities Description:Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge and developskills and professionalism 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-worldcareers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetime national job searchassistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios, companiesworldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center for Cubase andMacromedia.
UCLA EXTENSION ENTERTAINMENT STUDIES
10995 Le Conte Ave., Room 437, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Phone:310/825-9064 Fax: 310/206-7435 E-mail: [email protected] Web site:http:// espa.unex.ucla.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: CertificateProgram in Recording Engineering takes approximately one year tocomplete. Program and Facilities Description: A rigorous trainingprogram that prepares the student in both the art and science of soundrecording. Drawing on the talent and studio facilities of Los Angeles,UCLA Extension has created a curriculum of required and electivecourses that cover both theory and practice in audio technology,equipment, musicianship and business practice. All classes are taughtby working professionals. The objective of the program is to enablefuture engineers to acquire vision and problem-solving techniques thatmeet the challenges of rapidly evolving technology and a dynamic soundrecording market. State of California-approved program of significanteducational accomplishment in a professional field.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
School of Music, 1225 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403; Phone:541/346-3761; E-mail: [email protected] (undergraduate);[email protected] (graduate); Web site:http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~fmo. Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S.Music Technology Option, Masters of Music in Intermedia MusicTechnology (final approval pending) and Intermedia Music Technology asa secondary area for doctoral students.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Music Industry/Recording Department, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851Phone: 213/740-3224 Fax: 213/740-3217 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.usc.edu/schools/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-yearB.S. in Music Recording; four-year B.S. in Music Industry; Bachelor ofMusic in Music Industry. Program and Facilities Description: Allclasses taught by full-time faculty and local L.A. professionals. Musicindustry class lecturers/instructors include Jay Cooper, MarkGoldstein, Jeff and Todd Brabec, Donald Passman, Mark Isham, KevinKolloff. Recording arts class taught in SSL/Studer-equipped classroomby instructors/guest lecturers Richard McIlvery, “Beno” May, EdCherney, Steve Krause, George Massenburg, Tim Boyle.