MUSIC INDUSTRY

Electronic Music Production

Certificate
MI Select

Program Overview

Studying electronic music production at Musicians Institute will open you up to opportunities not attainable anywhere else. Why? Simply, there’s no other program and curriculum that is teaching contemporary music with the connections like we have. Musicians Institute was born from a spirit of non-traditional musicians who sought to excel in the modern music industry.

In the current music industry, electronic music production is becoming an increasingly popular, mainstream genre. The EMP program will focus almost completely on production of electronic music, with advanced curricular requirements in areas like musicianship and keyboard skills, vocal production concepts, track building, sound design & synthesis, beat-making, plugin processing, and mixing and mastering.

Whether you are looking to produce yourself as an artist, make and sell beats online, produce for other independent artists, or become a world-class touring DJ producer, we have everything you need to up your production skill set to the next level. Join us and immerse yourself in a world of beats, bass, technology, and creative freedom.

CURRICULUM HIGHLIGHTS

EMP-107/207  –  Track Building 1 & 2
EMP-111/211  –  Sound Design w/ Ableton Live 1 & 2
EMP-102/202  –  Production Advising 1 & 2

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DEGREE BY THE NUMBERS

From 10 weeks to 6 months, there’s an option for you!

CERTIFICATE
2 quarters, 30 credits

MI SELECT (Individual Courses)
10 weeks in length

Alumni Success Stories

Grammys

MI has had many alumni, faculty, and students honored with Grammy Award wins and over 75+ nominations throughout the years, and every year, more of the MI community gets closer to achieving music’s highest honor.

Alumnus Feature

Christoffer Johansson is part of a successful DJ duo, Panorama Blvd, with fellow MI DJ graduate, Niko Lindhe.

“MI has given us the knowledge and pushed us in the right direction – now it’s up to us to walk the great road to success.”

View all of MI’s Success Stories here.

Faculty

Joe “Computo” Caputo

LMFAO / Zedd / Flying Lotus / Duran Duran / Cliff Martinez


Brian Markman

Ableton Live Certified Trainer

Mark “Blakkat” Bell

Chaka Khan / New Order / Jamiroquai / A Tribe Called Quest / Paul Oakenfold

Marc Barrite (Dave Aju)

Facilities

Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) labs housing the latest versions of Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton and Reason

Access to Independent Artist Program Studios

Fully-Equipped 24/7 Practice Facilities

Fully Outfitted Venue and Dub Stage

SCHOLARSHIPS
Attend the next Virtual Open House
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CAREER OPTIONS FOR AUDIO ENGINEERING DEGREES

MI’s Electronic Music Production Program takes you into the recording studio to teach you skills that can lead to such career options as:
MUSIC PRODUCER
SOUND DESIGNER
RECORDING ARTIST
BEAT MAKER
MUSICIAN
LIVE PERFORMER

PROGRAM DETAILS

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
  • Provide students with the technical knowledge and professional skills needed to grow and thrive as an independent electronic music producer, beat maker, and remix artist in today’s music world.
  • Allow students to set themselves apart from competition by nature of the knowledge of musicianship, electronic music creation and production techniques, remixing practices, digital audio software, vocal production concepts, track building, keyboard performance, and applied entertainment business concepts.
  • Provide student producer/artists with the skills and tools to guide and manage their careers within the context of the contemporary music and entertainment industry.
  • Production Advising focused in the electronic music styles, with production experts.
COURSE CATALOG

For a detailed look at all of MI’s program offerings, you can find our programs and course catalog here.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: CERTIFICATE
Musicians Institute programs are fast paced and certain fundamental musical skills are required before you can begin your program. If you meet entry requirements and are accepted, a one-on-one performance evaluation and placement testing will be held during registration to determine whether you qualify for advanced placement in any area of course work. You are evaluated based on the content of your submission.

For more info about our courses & programs, see the MI Course Catalog here.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Musicians Institute offers many opportunities for scholarships in all of our programs. Please visit our Scholarship page to learn more about our programs.

FINANCIAL AID

Please visit MI’s Financial Aid page for all the details on how you can qualify.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students make up nearly one-fourth of MI’s total student population, representing more than 50 countries throughout the world while creating a unique and diverse learning environment, full of endless opportunities in Hollywood and beyond.

For more info, please visit the International Students page.

FACILITIES
  • Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) labs housing the latest versions of Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton and Reason.
  • Access to Independent Artist Program studios
  • Fully-equipped 24/7 practice facilities
  • Fully outfitted venue and dub stage

READY TO ROCK?

The first step in applying to any MI program is to complete an Application for Admission, and get started with the best music college!

QUESTIONS?

Have a question for our music school? Our admissions department is available to answer your questions, give us a call!

COURSE CATALOG

Program requirements, tuition, and course information for MI's on-campus and online programs.

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