RECORDING ARTS

LEARN THE ART OF RECORDING

Are you interested in the exciting field Recording Arts?  Have you always dreamed of working as a professional in the music industry? Do you want to collaborate with creative, driven individuals who share your passion for music? Do you want to love going to work every day? At MediaTech Institute, your dreams of pursuing a career in audio are closer than you think.

Here you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to start your recording arts career. You will be trained by seasoned professionals who are active in the industry today. They have the experience, knowledge, and networks you will need to succeed.

Each MediaTech campus has its own unique studio facilities with equipment ranging from vintage analog to the latest digital consoles. We encourage you to come see them for yourself!



ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE IN RECORDING ARTS

60 Weeks (15 months)

64 credits

Recording Arts degrees and diplomasThe Associate of Applied Science Degree in Recording Arts Program is designed to provide you with the skills necessary for employment in the audio and recording industry. You will get firsthand experience in the many different aspects of audio recording and audio engineering while learning in a professional environment. The facility provides both digital and analog recording equipment that can be found in the many professional studios around the world. Working with modern Digital Audio Workstations, students will learn about the functionality of microphones, speakers, acoustics, troubleshooting, and then integrating such skills in hands-on live and studio recording, editing, mixing, and working in post- production. Students will also learn the role of the producer, music theory, songwriting and a survey of the music business including publishing and copyrighting of music. The core classes combined with the required general education courses provide a well-rounded education. The coursework provides an effective combination of in-class lectures as well as live, hands-on training in the recording studio, bringing real world experience to the classroom. The Faculty includes seasoned professionals of the audio industry. Besides having a plethora of professional experience to share with students, the faculty continue to work in their field as well as teach, giving the student valued, up-to- date information about the ins and outs of their career.

Students successfully completing this curriculum will meet all requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Recording Arts and will be well equipped for entry-level employment in both live and studio applications of audio engineering as well as having a working knowledge of music production, post- production and the music business.

RECORDING ARTS DIPLOMA PROGRAM

45 Weeks (12 months)

54 credits

The Recording Arts Diploma Program is designed to provide you with the skills necessary for employment in the audio and recording industry. You will get firsthand experience in the many different aspects of audio recording and engineering while learning in a professional environment. The facility provides both digital and analog recording equipment that can be found in many professional studios around the world. Working with modem Digital Audio Workstations, you will learn about the functionality of microphones, speakers acoustics, and troubleshooting, and how to integrate such skills in hands-on live and studio recording, editing, and mixing. You will also learn the role of the producer, music theory, songwriting, and a survey of the music business, including the publishing and copyrighting of music. The coursework provides an effective combination of in-class lectures as well as live, hands-on training in the recording studio, bringing real world experience to the classroom.

The Faculty includes seasoned professionals of the audio industry. Besides having a plethora of professional experience to share with students, the faculty continues to work in their field as well as teach, giving you valued, up-to-date information about the in’s and out’s of their career. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be well equipped for entry level employment in both live and studio applications of audio engineering as well as having a working knowledge of music production, post-production, and the music business.

This comprehensive 1-year program designed to teach you every aspect of the audio industry, from the basics of music theory to the most advanced aspects of audio recording. You will become proficient in all forms of audio, including studio techniques, post production, live sound reinforcement, and mixing and mastering. You can even get Pro Tools certified! As a student you will also take courses in music business and business communication, where you will create a working resume and a professional recording portfolio. All of your projects and assignments give you real world experience and an awesome demo reel. As a graduate of MediaTech, you will be an audio engineer with a body of work to prove it! You will leave MediaTech confident in your abilities and ready to succeed in this hyper-competitive industry.

HANDS-ON TRAINING IN A REAL RECORDING STUDIO

As a student in the Recording Arts program we grant you access to industry standard facilities and equipment. MediaTech’s abundance of outboard gear and microphone choices will prepare you for real-world studios.

AVID PRO TOOLS CERTIFICATION

MediaTech Institute is a Proud Avid Learning Partner Academic

AVID PRO TOOLS CERTIFICATION

MediaTech offers Recording Arts students the opportunity to pursue Avid Pro Tools certification for an additional fee. Pro Tools certifications are not required to work in the industry, rather obtaining ProTools certification is a personal preference in validating user skills from novice to expert. The first of these certifications is the Avid Certified User of ProTools, providing an industry recognized credential for both academic users and industry professionals.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MediaTech Institute’s AVID PRO TOOLS CERTIFICATION OPTIONS

RECORDING ARTS CAREERS

Graduates of the Recording Arts Programs may find entry-level employment in recording studios, radio stations, T.V. networks, live sound venues, touring artists, A/V solutions, gaming companies, post-production houses or even work freelance for themselves.

RECORDING ARTS PROFESSIONS:

  • Audio Engineer
  • Studio Technician
  • Sound Designer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Record Producer
  • Re-Recording Mixer
  • Location Sound
  • Foley Engineer

WORK IN A CREATIVE PLACES:

  • Recording Studios
  • Sound Companies
  • Pro Audio Equipment Companies
  • Music Technology Companies
  • Music Software Companies
  • Media Production Companies
  • Radio Stations
  • Record Companies
  • Television Networks
  • Major Motion Picture Studios
  • Production Companies
  • Gaming Companies
  • Animation Companies

You could also choose to work freelance for a variety of different companies, artists, or even for yourself. If you dream of a rewarding career in the recording arts and audio engineering, give us a call today!


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