ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION PROGRAM

Certificate in Electronic Music Production
MI Select
Los Angeles, CA

The Electronic Music Production Certificate Program at Musicians Institute is a two-quarter, 30-unit postsecondary educational/vocational program created to provide students with education and practical training sufficient to create a foundation for a career as an electronic music producer in the contemporary music and entertainment industry.

Students in this program will gain the technical knowledge and professional skills to grow as independent electronic music producers, beat makers, and remix artists in a variety of musical settings in the industry.

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PRACTICAL STUDIO AND ELECTRONIC PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

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.

EMP students will be taught by industry experienced instructors in our working studios, where they’ll gain practical experience on professional-level consoles and recording equipment.

DEGREES OFFERED

CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION

The Certificate in Electronic Music Production trains students in every aspect of producing electronic music. Students in the program take classes in everything from vocal production to plugin processing, so they create a completed electronic song from start to finish.

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MI SELECT & NON-CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

MI Select are non-certificate programs designed to provide students with “a taste of MI” if they want another option to full-time. Students can create their own customized schedule from available classes and workshops, while enjoying access to the special guest clinics, extra activities and other industry networking opportunities.

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 the 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, please see the MI Course Catalog.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

MI’S award-winning Electronic Production faculty work with today’s top artists:

JOSH SPOON
CREDITS: Giorgio Moroder / ZZ Ward / Ableton Certified Artist

ART BLEEK
CREDITS: Giorgio Moroder / ZZ Ward / Ableton Certified Artist

MARK “BLAKKAT” BELL
CREDITS: Chaka Khan / New Order / Jamiroquai / A Tribe Called Quest / Paul Oakenfold

JOE CAPUTO
CREDITS: LMFAO/ Zedd/ Flying Lotus/ Duran Duran/ Cliff Martinez

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 of our music school, as well as tuition for individual programs, and course information.

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