AUDIO ENGINEERING

Musician Institute’s Audio Engineering Program provides a unique blend of small, hands-on classes with state-of-the-art equipment and recording spaces to prepare aspiring engineers for the demands of the audio industry.

AUDIO ENGINEERING

Musician Institute’s Audio Engineering Program provides a unique blend of small, hands-on classes with state-of-the-art equipment and recording spaces to prepare aspiring engineers for the demands of the audio industry.

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COURSE CATALOG

Program requirements, tuition for individual programs, and course information.

PRACTICAL PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

As an MI Audio Engineering student, you’ll learn how to function in today’s professional audio production environments – recording studios, venues, post production houses and/or film houses. Not only will you be taught by industry experienced instructors, you’ll gain practical experience on professional-level consoles and recording equipment. It’s in MI’s world class studios where you’ll be working with artists, mic’ing up session players, and doing final mixes. Altogether, you’ll be developing sophisticated technical and organizational skills that are vital to today’s successful engineers.

 

DEGREE OPTIONS

Certificate

CAREER OPTIONS

MI’s Audio Engineering Program takes you into the recording studio, dub stage, or live venue to teach you skills that can lead to such career options as:

ASSISTANT ENGINEER
FIRST ENGINEER
PROJECT STUDIO OWNER
PRODUCER

FILM MIXER
DIALOGUE EDITOR
FOLEY ENGINEER
FIELD RECORDIST

FOH ENGINEER
LIGHTING & VIDEO TECH
MONITOR ENGINEER
MUSIC SUPERVISOR

CURRICULUM

  • Students learn to manage the entire audio production process from pre-production and tracking to mixing and mastering.
  • Extensive live sound curriculum includes the ability to engineer in-house concerts.
  • Develop industry-ready post-production skills such as field recording, film mixing, Foley recording, and Automated dialogue replacement (ADR).
  • Access to MI’s professional recording studios.
  • Real-world electives such as Electronics, Project Studio Design and Internships.
  • Recording, mixing and mastering original projects with extensive Ear Training taught in MI’s audio labs.

FEATURED FACULTY

MI’s GRAMMY® and Emmy-winning Audio Engineering instructors have multi-platinum album credits and work with todays top artists:

BARRY RUDOLPH
CREDITS: LYNYRD SKYNYRD, HALL & OATES, PAT BENATAR, ROD STEWART, THE CORRS, AND ROBBIE NEVIL

T.J. HELMERICH
CREDITS: STANLEY CLARKE, SCOTT HENDERSON, DENNIS CHAMBERS, GARY WILLIS

MARK CROSS
CREDITS: EARTH WIND & FIRE, GEORGE DUKE, BEYONCE

FACILITIES

  • Full production sound stages and recording studios
  • Fully equipped 24/7 practice facilities and computer labs with the latest industry standard equipment
  • Concert Hall access, with full audio/video recording capabilities
  • Multiple performance and recording studios available for student practice
  • Security on campus 24/7

SUCCESS STORIES

BRYAN LEMUS CREDITS:
FLO RIDA, RANDY JACKSON, DEVELOPS VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS FOR BIG FISH AUDIO

DARRYL MOORE
CREDITS: EYRKAH BADU, GEORGE CLINTON

JACOB ARCHER
CREDITS: WORLD TOUR WITH NIKKI MINAJ AND LADY GAGA

WHY MI?

New Technology

MI offers a digital-based BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) curriculum, providing a comprehensive music education with exclusive downloadable eBooks available on any mobile platform.

Professional

Instructors are working professionals, touring and recording with top artists, who bring their experiences back to the classroom.

24-7 Access

Over 75 Private practice labs, 12 performance rehearsal rooms and 30 project recording studios are available for all your needs.

Hollywood Campus

MI’s state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the entertainment industry has a Concert Hall, computer labs, classrooms with full backline and a fully-equipped Music Library.

Personalized

Small class sizes, private lessons and Open Counseling sessions mean you get personalized attention and guidance from a variety of instructors.

All Music

500+ courses are offered every academic Quarter, covering a wide variety of core & elective subjects in music and the entertainment industry.

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