The Mix Audio Education Directory

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Welcome to the Mix Magazine Audio Education Directory for 2000.

When using this directory, please note that only North American programs have been included. In addition, all of the information presented here was supplied by the schools. Specific programs may change, so be sure to contact the school/program for up-to-date information.

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EASTERN SCHOOLS

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

4400 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20016-8058 Phone: 202/885-2746 Fax: 202/885-2723 E-mail: benji@american.edu Web site: www.american.edu/physics Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S. in Audio Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Housed in the Department of Physics, the Audio Technology program concentrates on the technology of electronic recording and reproduction of sound, using both the technical expertise of faculty and the hands-on professional experience of adjunct professors. The main control room features a 24-track analog studio with hard disk recordingcapabilities. Mixdown is to DAT with the ability to burn CDs on-site. The electronic music lab has various analog and digital synthesizers, samplers and MIDI controllers.

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: 407/543-2784 Fax: 407/423-2784 E-mail: arti@digital.net Web site: www.audiocareer.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: forty-five-week audio engineering certificate. Program and Facilities Description: Students prepare for employment in the audio production industry, including music sequencing, hard disk recording, editing sound for video and film, Internet advertising design, sound design, sound effects design, radio and TV audio production, project master engineering, CD mastering, multitrack recording studios, audio for video, broadcast and post-production facilities. Emphasis is on hands-on training. Class size is limited to five students.

BARTON COLLEGE

Barton College Station, Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 800/345-4973 Fax: 919/237-4957 E-mail: grose@barton.edu Web site: www.barton.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S. in Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Hands-on training in a 32-track digital recording studio and 12-workstation computer music lab. Curriculum includes acoustics, electronic music, sound synthesis, music business management, sound reinforcement, live and studio recording. The studio has a Soundcraft Sapphyre LC console with Optifile Tetra automation; four Tascam DA-88s; Mac with Pro Tools, Sound Designer, Master Tracks Pro 5 and Finale; Kurzweil K2000S with VAST system; Yamaha SY-88; and Roland JV-80. Each workstation in the lab has a Mac with Master Tracks Pro 5 and Finale and Yamaha SY-35 synth. There is also a Yamaha Disklavier 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's degree in Business Administration focusing on three major areas: general education core; a business base, consisting of basic tool and core 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 for Music Business provides music business students with facilities reflecting the advances in music industry technology. The Center currently features three state-of-the-art recording studios and control rooms, four iso booths, a MIDI pre/post-production room, four writer rooms, a digital/analog (hybrid) 16-track project studio, a studio-equipped classroom, an engineering shop and offices for the Intern 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&e@berklee.edu Web site: www.berklee.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Music Degree or Professional Diploma. Program and Facilities Description: The Music Synthesis and Music Production and Engineering departments provide hands-on experience in engineering, production and use of synthesizers and computers in sound design and multimedia productions, as well as composition and performance. Our faculty members are active music industry professionals. Classes, studios and labs are supplemented by year-round lectures and clinics by visiting artists. Facilities include 10 multitrack acoustic/project/post-production studios, three synthesis labs with 34 digital workstations, two MIDI-equipped ensemble rooms and one multimedia recital hall for mixed media instruction and student/visiting artist presentations.

CAYUGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

197 Franklin St., Auburn, NY 13021 Phone: 315/255-1743 Fax: 315/255-2117 E-mail: keeler@ cayuga-cc.edu Web site: www.cayuga-cc.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year A.A.S. in Audio Production, two-year A.A.S. in Telecommunications Technology, two-year A.A.S. in Radio/TV Broadcasting. Program and Facilities Description: Cayuga is a unit of the State University of New York. The college's facilities include a 32-track audio recording studio, FM radio station, television studio and remote truck and a digital media lab. Industry internships are 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 Hall Room #72 West 140th and Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031 Phone: 212/650-8288 Fax: 212/650-5428 E-mail: sonicart@crow.admin.ccny.cuny.edu Web site: http://sonic. arts.ccny.cuny.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music (Audio Technology Concentration) Program and Facilities Description: Seven-studio facility including one 32-track studio, four 24-track studios, one Sound Lab and one Isolation Room. In addition, two adjacent sound stages for acoustic recording are available. 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: admissions@snyflcc.fingerlakes.edu Web site: www.fingerlakes.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year A.S. Music Recording Technology degree. Program and Facilities Description: The recording facility contains two recording rooms and a spacious control room. Single instruments to a full symphony orchestra can be accommodated in the 2,000-plus-square-foot recording room. Installed in the control room are a Mackie digital 8-bus console and 24 tracks of Tascam DA-88s. Editing and mastering are done on hard disk via a Mark of the Unicorn 2408 using Samplitude Studio. Final mixes can be recorded 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.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music degree in jazz/commercial music, with major areas of concentration in performance, composition/songwriting, musical theater, audio recording technology, music business and video music. Bachelor's degree program in music education. Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree program in business management, with major areas of concentration in audio recording technology, music business, video arts and theater arts. Program and Facilities Description: The College is equipped with 8-, 16-, 24- and 48-track world-class recording studios. The College is also equipped with a television production facility and soundstages of various sizes. The Dix Hills Center for the Performing Arts has been described as "acoustically perfect." The Five Towns College library consists of over 30,000 print and nonprint materials and has a significant 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: admissions@fullsail.com; Web site: www.fullsail.com. Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate of Science Degrees in Recording Arts, Show Production and Touring, Film and Video Production, Digital Media, Computer Animation and Game Design. Program and Facilities Description: Full Sail offers hands-on training in a world-class 33-studio multimedia complex. This complex includes consoles such as the Neve VR with Flying Faders automation and Recall, an 80-channel and 160-input Solid State Logic 9000 J with Total Recall and Ultimation and the Neve Capricorn digital console. The curriculum includes courses in Sound for Motion Pictures and Television, Recording Engineering, Audio for Post-Production, Sound Design, Sound Reinforcement and Concert Lighting, MIDI, Digital Audio Workstations and Advanced Recording. Career placement assistance is provided, 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: info@fmc training.com Web site: www.fmctraining.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Manufacturer's Certificate of Merit. Courses range from five days, for the two-part introductory course, to ten days for the master class. Program and Facilities Description: Future Media Concepts is New York's, Boston's and Philadelphia's premier digital media training center, providing manufacturer-authorized training in nonlinear audio and video editing, 3-D animation, Web page development, 2-D compositing and desktop publishing. Quality is monitored by the software manufacturer to ensure the highest level of training. Trainers are certified, award-winning professionals. FMC is the authorized training center for Digidesign ProTools, Avid, Softimage, Adobe, Discreet, NewTek and Macromedia. Small class size, state-of-the-art equipment and weekday, weekend and evening class schedules. Financing available.

HAMPTON UNIVERSITY

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: harrisi@interlog.com Web site: www. ampsc.com/~harris Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year Producing Engineering Diploma, one-year Recording Arts Management Diploma. Program and Facilities Description: Harris Institute offers 76 courses on the business, technical and creative aspects of the music industry. The Diploma Programs, Recording Arts Management (RAM) and Producing Engineering Program (PEP) are taught by a faculty of 54 active industry professionals and a wide range of guest lecturers. The 2,500-square-foot facilities include Pro Tools in the audio post-production suite, Apple and PC computers in a MIDI/multitrack suite and 24-track digital multitrack in a music recording control room.

INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RESEARCH

64 University Place, New York, NY 10003 Phone: 212/777-8550, 800/544-2501 Fax: 212/677-6549 E-mail: iarny@aol.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Diploma in Recording Engineering and Production. Program and Facilities Description: Program transfers as approximately one year toward Bachelor's degree. Intensive six-month program exposes students to every facet of state-of-the-art audio and recording technology. Coursework includes acoustics and sound, editing techniques, music business, sound reinforcement, loudspeakers and microphones, audio signal processing, analog and digital tape storage, digital processing technologies, recording workshops, mixing techniques, post-production, MIDI and music synthesis. 20,000-square-foot Greenwich Village facility. Professional industry internships and graduate job placement assistance provided. Financial aid 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: hill@lvc. edu Web site: www.lvc.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Music in Music Recording Technology and B.S. in Music Business. Program and Facilities Description: LVC combines a strong, traditional music curriculum with industry-related courses and experiences. Studies include traditional and jazz theory, history, performance, studio production techniques, digital audio recording and editing, MIDI, post-production and multimedia. NASM accredited. Facilities include a 24-track analog studio, a digital multitrack studio/classroom and computer labs with Macintosh/Windows NT workstations for digital audio and video, CD mastering, 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/Certificates Offered: Associate Science degree in Radio, Television, Broadcast Programming; Associate Science degree in Film Production; Certificate in Television Production; Associate Arts degree in Mass Communication. Program and Facilities Description: The program is designed for students who intend to seek employment in radio, television and film production. The curriculum provides introductory and advanced courses essential to the profession program. It stresses hands-on equipment use in both the radio, television and film laboratories. Students have access to high-end cameras, editing suites and video graphics animation facilities, and complete portfolio-quality production.

MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Music, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1E3 Phone: 514/398-4535 Fax: 514/398-8061 E-mail: wieslaw@music.mcgill.ca Web site: www.music.mcgill.ca/mmt Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Masters of Music degree in sound recording; Ph.D. degree. Program and Facilities Description: The graduate sound recording program combines practical and theoretical training in studio techniques, microphone selection and placement, digital sound processing and related subjects. Also included are technical ear training to improve auditory perception and hands-on experience working with musicians, ranging from solo performers to full symphony orchestras. Three fully equipped control rooms, four performance venues, three post-production editing studios, a separate four-studio suite for electro-acoustic music, multichannel audio research 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: record@mtsu.edu Web site: www.mtsu.edu/~record Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Science in Recording Industry with two emphasis choices: Production and Technology or Music Business. Program and Facilities Description: The curriculum includes 43 courses covering all aspects of the industry. Minor options in Music, Electronics, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Film Studies, Computer Science, Electroacoustics, Theatrical Design, Mass Communication and Entertainment Technology. Facilities include three studios, all with automated consoles and 24-track digital and analog recorders. 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 4T3 Phone: 514/521-2060 Fax: 514/521-5153 E-mail: info@musitechnic.com Web site: www.musitechnic.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Computer Assisted Sound Design one-year, Attestation of Collegial studies. Program and Facilities Description: The program is designed to familiarize students with computer-assisted music technology. A thorough exploration of the technical and artistic facets of current hardware and software will permit students to create, perform and record artistic projects using the latest technological tools. Moreover, the program seeks to provide knowledge of data processing principles, MIDI synthesis, digital sound reproduction and computer-assisted sound design, enabling students to work in contemporary studios and MIDI workshops.

NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE

One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530 Phone: 516/572-7446 Fax: 516/572-9791 E-mail: musoff@ sunynassau.edu Web site: www.sunynassau.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year certificate in Studio Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: This three-semester program is designed to introduce students to music and recording technology, provide a broad perspective of the music industry and to acquaint students with musical structures (both intellectually and aurally). Technical skills and internship training will be acquired in a professional recording studio (at an off-campus location). The program is designed for those wishing to establish independent recording studios. It can also prepare students for degree programs that enable them to gain entry-level positions in the recording industry.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

School of Education Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, 35 West 4th Street, Room 777, New York NY 10012-1172 Phone: 212/998-5422 Fax: 212/995-4043 E-mail: kp3@scires.nyu.edu Web site: www.education.nyu.edu/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. in Recording Arts; two-year certificate in Music Business; four-year Bachelor of Music; two-year Master of Music in Music Technology. Program and Facilities Description: NYU's premier Music Technology program teaches composers, performers, recording engineers 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 performance and collaborations involving experimental and traditional music. Our intense musical approach supports research and artistic production around the world. Facilities include 12 sophisticated recording and computer music studios. Special programs: Scoring for Film and Media, Tonmeister Studies (summer only) and internships.

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

Department of Music, 351 Ryder Hall, Boston, MA 02115 Phone: 617/373-2440 Fax: 617/373-4129 E-mail: bronkin@lynx.neu.edu Web site: www.music.neu.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S. in Music Industry; four-year B.S. in Music Technology; four-year B.A. in Music Literature 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: 732/381-4523 E-mail: owlmax@aol.com Web site: www.owlinvestigations.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Video Authenticity Certification, Audio Authenticity Certification, Voice Identification. Program and Facilities Description: Fully equipped lab that enables hands-on experience for all participants. Audio enhancement and authenti-city, video enhancement and authenticity, voice identifications are all offered. Evidence procedures, legal questions and courtroom testimony related to the above specialties will also be discussed.

OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOLS

Audio Recording for Electronic Media Career & Technical Institute NAWC, Lakehurst, NJ 08733-1125 Phone: 732/657-4000 Fax: 732/657-4500 E-mail: Dbourke@mail.ocvts.org Degrees/Certificates Offered: one- and two-year Audio Engineering certificate Program and Facilities Description: This program was started three years ago and was offered to high school and post-secondary students - the first one of its kind offered at the high school level in the state of New Jersey. 450-hours per year, emphasis on hands-on recording by students. Upgrading program facilities to three control rooms (two 24-track MDM and one hard disk based), for September 2000. Combined with the new Ocean County Vocational Tech Schools Performing Arts Academy.

OMEGA RECORDING STUDIOS SCHOOL OF APPLIED RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES

5609 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852 Phone: 301/230-9100 Fax: 301/230-9103 E-mail: omega@ omegastudios.com Web site: www.omegastudios.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate programs approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Program and Facilities Description: The Omega Studios school functions within the facilities of Omega Recording Studios (a four-studio complex). Omega offers five separate and innovative programs, including Recording Engineering 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 brochure is available upon request at 800/93-OMEGA.

ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF AUDIO RECORDING TECHNOLOGY

502 Newbold St., London, Ontario, Canada N6E 1K6 Phone: 519/686-5010 Fax: 519/686-0162 E-mail: inquiry@oiart.org Web site: www.oiart.org Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year, college-level diploma in Audio Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: North America's first and longest-running integrated immersion program (since 1983). A full-time faculty and a 5:1 student/instructor ratio allows well-qualified students from around the world to thrive on creative development while acquiring a genuine skill set. Within five studios equipped with professional-level gear, students learn problem-solving through signal flow, in addition to how and why things work. The 1300-plus hours are all in-studio with more than 50% dedicated to student hands-on.

PEABODY INSTITUTE OF THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 Phone: 410/659-8110 Fax: 410/659-8102 E-mail: apk@peabody.jhu.edu Web site: ww.peabody.jhu. edu/recording-arts Degrees/Certificates Offered: five-year Bachelor's degree in Recording Arts, two-year Master's degree in Audio Recording and Acoustics. Program and Facilities Description: Comprehensive math/science/music-based degrees in recording arts. Fully automated digital facilities. See Web site for additional information.

RECORDING ARTS CANADA, ONTARIO

PO Box 11025, 984 Hwy. #8, Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada L8E 5P9 Phone: 888/662-2666 Fax: 905/643-7520 E-mail: admissions@recordingarts.com Web site: www.recordingarts.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year Audio Engineering & Multimedia Production diploma. Program and Facilities Description: Recording Arts Canada is a unique school that offers students the opportunity to learn and work in a creative and progressive environment. By studying in one of the best-equipped audio schools, you will learn the skills and technologies about audio, music and multimedia production professionals use every day. Our internationally renowned facilities feature classic Neve recording consoles. We provide sophisticated technology, quality theoretical instruction and extensive practical activity within a small group format.

RECORDING ARTS CANADA, QUEBEC

34 Chemin des Ormes, Ste-Anne-des-Lacs, Quebec, Canada J0R 1B0 Phone: 514/224-8363 Fax: 514/224-8064 Web site: www.sympatico.ca/inst.enreg Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year diploma programs in Audio Production, Computer-Assisted Sound Design. Program and Facilities Description: A private college, offering two collegiate programs of study in audio production and sound design. School-owned, world-class facilities with three classic Neve consoles and all the latest digital and multimedia tools from Digidesign, Avid, Focusrite, Adobe, Director, etc. Located in the beautiful Laurentian Mountains, 40 minutes north of Montreal.

SAE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

269 W. 40th Street, 2nd Flr., New York, NY 10018 Phone: 212/944-9121 Fax: 212/944-9123 E-mail: saeny@cybernex.net Web site: www.sae.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: nine-month/18-month Audio Technology Diploma (full-time/part-time), seven-and-one-half-month/12-month Multimedia Producer Diploma. Program and Facilities Description: SAE Institute of Technology is the largest audio and multimedia institute in the world, with more than 12,000 students in 28 schools in 15 countries on four continents. SAE is now in the United States, with campuses in New York City and Nashville and more to come! Our students have the advantages of 25 years of audio and multimedia education experience, state-of-the-art equipment, and a paid internship in Audio Technology with Walt Disney Entertainment.

SELECT SOUND STUDIOS

2315 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217 Phone: 716/873-2717 Fax: 716/873-2719 E-mail: select sound@cmp-express.com Web site: www.select sound.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Technologies One: 12 weeks, three credits; Recording Technologies Two: 10 weeks, three credits; Recording Technologies Three: 10 weeks, three credits; MIDI Production: 10 weeks, three credits; Digital Editing and Mastering: 10 weeks. Program and Facilities Description: Select Sound Studios is a full-service recording facility specializing in education. Four production rooms offer students the opportunity to work in 24-track analog studios, 64-track digital studios, a digital mastering suite and a real-time duplication room. Topics include the history of recording, physics of sound, studio acoustics, the recording chain, microphone techniques and operation of tape recorders and mixing consoles. The programs 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: sheffield@sheffield.com Web site: www.sheffieldav.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate approved by Maryland Higher Education Commission. AudioWorks: 290 hrs/six-month full-time audio engineering program. Video-Works: 232 hrs/five-month full-time video production program. Program and Facilities Description: Solid State Logic facilities and instructors with Grammy, Emmy, TEC and Monitor award nominations and a huge list of recording credits. Audio- Works: Basic audio engineering, advanced audio engineering, advanced audio lab, MIDI, nonlinear digital audio editing and live sound/remote recording. VideoWorks: basic video technology, lighting, camera, paintbox, Scribe and Avid. Equipment: SSL 4000 EG consoles, Sony 3324 digital, Otari MTR 90 Mkll analog multitracks, Ampex switchers, Sony Betacam, Quantel Paintbox, Cyron Scribe, 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: gottinger@ 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 a musical instrument and in natural sciences must be demonstrated through scheduled audition. High placement rate: Internships at leading facilities are available on a regular basis. Five studios, including 24-track analog and digital facilities, MIDI/sampling labs. Additional classes taught by professionals. Students receive a minimum of 650 hours 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 Music Production, Music Business Administration, Film/Television Production, New Media Development and 3-D Animation. B.A. degree in Sound Technology (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 Facilities Description: Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills 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-world careers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetime national job search assistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios, companies worldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center for Cubase 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 Music Production, Music Business Administration, Film/Television Production, New Media Development and 3-D Animation. B.A. degree in Sound Technology (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 Facilities Description: Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills 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-world careers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetime national job search assistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios, companies worldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center for Cubase 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.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate of graduation upon completion of 48-week Audio Recording Comprehensive Program. Program and Facilities Description: Whether your desire is to become an engineer, a studio manager/owner, a producer or simply an educated audio enthusiast, Unity Gain offers a four-level program designed to prepare you to excel in the area of your choice. The Institute's multitrack recording facilities enable the student to learn on state-of-the-art equipment, 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: 860/768-4792 Fax: 860/768-5073 E-mail: celmer@mail.hartford.edu 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 incorporate acoustics into an undergraduate engineering degree: Acoustics and Music B.S.E. program, which combines an engineering degree program emphasizing acoustics and vibrations with course work at the Hartt School of Music; the Mechanical Engineering B.S.M.E. with Acoustics Concentration program. Graduates have been employed at Bose Loudspeakers, QSC Amplifiers, Steinway & Sons, LucasFilm-THX Sound and numerous acoustical consulting firms or graduate schools in acoustics. Facilities: Anechoic chamber, B&K dual-channel FFT/RTAs, Modal Analysis/CADP2 software, DAT, portable SLMs, three studios with 4-, 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: richard@mail.caps.maine.edu Web site: www.uma.maine.edu/academics/ucad jazz&contemporarymusic.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Contemporary Music (audio concentration). Program and Facilities Description: UMA has the only music program in Maine with a state-of-the-art recording studio. Recording commercial music and advertisements is a significant part of the music industry in Maine. Our internships are a student's best link to employment. This concentration integrates the studio into other music concentrations.

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL, SOUND RECORDING TECHNOLOGY

One University Ave., Lowell, MA 01854 Phone: 978/934-3850 Fax: 978/934-3034 E-mail: william_moylan@uml.edu Web site: www.uml.edu/dept/music/srt Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Sound Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: The primary program, the B.M. in SRT, prepares students for production-related careers in the recording industry through studies in music, EE, computer science, math and physics and a minimum of nine courses in the art and technology of recording. SRT minors prepare students for technology-development career paths. Supported by eight 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: cmusinfo@memphis.edu Web site: www.people.memphis.edu/~cmusweb Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music with concentrations in Recording Technology, Music Business. Program and Facilities Description: Programs stress thorough understanding of fundamental concepts, yet place equal emphasis on developing student's ability to adapt to new practices, technologies and creative directions. Instructors actively involved in industry. Studio B extensively renovated and now features an AMS Neve Libra digital console and improved acoustics. Students enjoy generous lab access where hands-on training is stressed. Memphis community offers diverse cultural opportunities, rich internship possibilities. A commitment to personal attention and quality instruction 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: kmoses@ miami.edu Web site: www.music.miami.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Music Engineering with minor in Electrical Engineering, Bachelor of Music in Music Engineering with minor in Computer Science, Master of Science in Music Engineering. Program and Facilities Description: The Music Engineering program accepts undergraduate musicians who desire careers in music recording, audio engineering, audio equipment hardware and software design, sound reinforcement and broadcasting. By combining music and music engineering studies with a minor in electrical engineering or computer science, students enjoy diverse professional opportunities. Graduate students who have completed their undergraduate electrical engineering degree engage in research in DSP programming, psychoacoutics and synthesis. Our facilities and faculty are known for their excellence.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN

Music and Sound Recording Program, 300 Orange Ave., West Haven, CT 06516 Phone: 203/932-7101 Fax: 203/931-6097 E-mail: menelaos@charger.newhaven.edu Web site: www.newhaven.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. in Music and Sound Recording; four-year B.S. in Music and Sound Recording; four-year B.A. in Music Industry; four-year B.A. in Music; minor in Multimedia Authoring. Program and Facilities Description: The Music and Sound Recording Programs instruct students in three interrelated areas: music history, theory and aesthetics; musicianship; and sound recording methodology and technique. Music Industry adds courses in copyright law, contracts, accounting, marketing and management. The multimedia curriculum integrates graphic design, audio production and video. The new professional recording facility features 4-, 8-, 16-, and 40-track studios and workstations, as well as a digital mixing room and multimedia studio.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE

Music Department, One University Heights Asheville, NC 28804-8510 Phone: 704/251-6432 Fax: 828/251-6841 E-mail: cmcknight@unca.edu Web site: www.unca.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S. in Music Technology, B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Jazz Studies, B.A. in Music (general music studies). Program and Facilities Description: The B.S. in Music Technology was established in 1982. It is a small and highly selective program taught in UNCA's recording studio featuring 24-track analog and 16-track digital capabilities. Our MIDI production facilities and computer labs give students hands-on experience with the latest 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. budries@yale.edu Web site: www.yale.edu/drama/academics/AdmissionsReq/sound.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: three-year M.F.A. in Sound Design and one-year internship. Program and Facilities Description: The Sound Design Program trains eligible applicants in the theory and practice of professional sound design. Course work covers the fundamentals of sound technology, sound delivery systems, advanced digital sound and music technology, script interpretation, compositional elements of design, introductory sound design theory and practice, advanced problem solving, thesis and master class. Qualified students will have numerous opportunities to design for student and Yale Repertory productions.

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CENTRAL SCHOOLS

ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL

2 Music School Rd., Aspen, CO 81611 Phone: 970/925-3254 Fax: 970/925-3802 E-mail: school@ aspen music.org Web site: www.aspen.com/music festival Program and Facilities Description: The Edgar Stanton Audio Recording Institute is an intensive four-week, full-time seminar/workshop. The goal is to provide a background in the basics of audio production and prepare students for a career as a recording engineer. A wide range of recording and guest lecturers are noted representatives of the recording and broadcasting industries. The session is limited to 10 students to ensure maximum individual attention.

AUDIO ENGINEARING INSTITUTE

6610 Buffalo Hills, San Antonio, TX 78256-2330 Phone: 210/698-9666 Web site: www.audio-eng.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Basic and Advanced Audio Engineering classes, each lasting 10 weeks. Program and Facilities Description: Classes are taught by Gold and Platinum record winner Marius Perron III. Students are trained with part hands-on equipment, part lecture. Basic class covers theory, microphones, consoles, tape recorders, live band recording and mixing. Advanced class covers signal processors, hard disk recording, MIDI, synthesizers and samplers, drum machines and sequencers, audio-for-video, computer-assisted mixing, real-time analysis and studio equipment maintenance. The advanced course is structured around an apprentice engineering program for students interested in working as second engineers at studios in San Antonio.

BROWN INSTITUTE

1440 Northland Dr., Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Phone: 612/905-3400 Fax: 612/905-3550.

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC

11021 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106-1705 Phone: 216/791-5000 Fax: 216/791-1530 E-mail: cimadmission@ po.cwru.edu Web site: www.cim.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music in Audio Recording as a four-year degree or a double major (along with an instrument or Composition major) in five years. Program and Facilities Description: Courses cover digital audio; DSP/editing systems; audio-for-video post-production, surround sound, CD-ROM and Web-based multimedia; microphone techniques; synthesis/sampling; and acoustics. Equipment includes Tascam DA-98, Pro-Tools, Sonic Solutions, Yamaha 02R digital multitrack recording/mixing; Lexicon, TC Electronic, Yamaha, etc.; DSP; Macintosh and Sony computers; Audio-Technica, Neumann, Sennheiser, Schoeps microphones; Millennia Media preamps. Professional faculty features multiple Grammy winner Jack Renner (Telarc International), Dr. Peter D'Antonio (RPG Diffusor Systems), Thomas Knab and Mark Tessi (CIM and Telarc) and Timothy Callahan. Program emphasizes hands-on experience, 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: bkanters@popmail.colum.edu Web site: www.colum.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year accredited Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sound Technology. Program and Facilities Description: The Columbia College Chicago Sound Program includes extensive course offerings in the fields of music recording, concert sound reinforcement, sound design for video and film, sound contracting and acoustics. Columbia's Audio Technology Center includes multitrack music and voice-over recording and mix studios, film/video post-production suites digital audio production suites and classroom laboratories for analog/linear and digital/nonlinear production, audio system analysis and acoustical design and analysis.

CROS-LEX AUDIO-VIDEO CLASSES

5580 Peck Road (M-90), Croswell, MI 48422 Phone: 810/679-8149 E-mail: Gfitzpatrick@ webtv.net Degrees/Certificates Offered: high school classes. Program and Facilities Description: Teaching of using audio and video machines for recording music and for movies with camcorders (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: rbeacraf@ wppost.depaul.edu Web site: music.depaul.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Music. Program and Facilities Description: The DePaul Sound Recording Technology program is designed to prepare students for a career in the rapidly expanding audio industry. SRT students take classes in analog and digital microelectronics, computer science and calculus, in addition to the standard undergraduate music curriculum. Recording classes and student practicum take place off campus in a 48-track SSL studio where students have access to state-of-the-art equipment. On campus, students develop their skills at Studio DePaul, a fully digital 24-track facility featuring video, synthesis and surround sound capabilities.

ELMHURST COLLEGE

190 Prospect, Elmhurst, IL 60126 Phone: 630/617-3500 Fax: 630/617-3738 E-mail: kevino@ elmhurst.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.M. in Music Business, B.S. in Music Business, B.M. in Music Education, B.A. in Music. Program and Facilities Description: Elmhurst College 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 industry experience through internships, industry speakers and course tours. Resources include a state-of-the art 24-track digital studio, courses ranging from music theory to MIDI, recently expanded practice and recital facilities and an artist faculty of over 50. Industry support is provided in the form of scholarships from trade organizations such as NAMM and NARAS, corporate sponsorship, a student chapter of MEIEA and an intern/job bank.

GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI 49401 Phone: 800/748-0246 Fax: 616/895-2000 E-mail: go2gvsu@ gvsu.edu Web site: www.gvsu.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Electrical Engineering with Music minor. Program and Facilities Description: Grand Valley State University has a unique program for students that have the talent and interest to combine engineering and music. This program has the potential for a career that can span the entire audio and music industries from hardware 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: gehman_s@hccs.cc.tx.us Web site: www. hccs.cc.tx.us/nwcollege/audt/main.htm Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate in Audio Engineering, one-year; Certificate in MIDI/Electronic Music, one-year; Certificate in Video Production, one-year; two-year A.A.S. Degree in Audio Engineering; one-semester Enhanced Skills Certificate in MIDI/Electronic Music or Video Production. Program and Facilities Description: Unlimited hands-on experience via eight fully equipped studios. Studio lV: Foley stages, Pro Tools|24 Mix Plus, Panasonic DA7 for tracking, mixing, video post and scoring. Studio V: 48-track DA-88s/2-inch, Sony 3036 console, UREI, Lexicon, Eventide, ADR, Aphex processors; Telefunken, Neumann, AKG microphones. Studios ll, lll, lV: Alesis X2 consoles, ADAT XT20 recorders, CDRs Akai, Alesis, E-mu, Korg, Peavey, Roland, Yamaha synthesizers. Studios l, Vll: 30 Power Mac/Korg workstations. Studio Vlll: linear and nonlinear video editors.

INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Bloomington, IN 47405 Phone: 812/855-1087 E-mail: bejrober@indiana.edu Web site: www.music. indiana.edu/som/audio Degrees/Certificates Offered: A.S. in Audio Technology, B.S. in Audio Recording. Program and Facilities Description: Training in audio recording, reinforcement and media production, multitrack studio techniques emphasized (A.S.), classical music engineering and producing emphasized (B.S.). DAT, SC-88, hard disk editing and 16-track analog, full range of professional microphones. Students record CD projects and performances ranging from solo and chamber music through symphonies, jazz ensembles and opera. Twelve-hundred performances produced annually in four concert halls. University financial aid and some work scholarships available. Departmental assistance offered in job placement.

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/Certificates Offered: Associate Degree program in Applied Science of Communication Arts in Television and Radio, Associate Degree program of Applied Science in Video Production/Recording, Audio Engineer Diploma Program in Recording Audio Engineering, Diploma Program Broadcasting I. Program and Facilities Description: ICB is a small, private college. Enrollment invitations are based on prospective students touring the facility and demonstrating commitment and desire to be part of the broadcasting and recording fields. Smaller class sizes ensure more individualized attention. 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: mmi@madisonmedia.com Web site: www.madisonmedia.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording and Music Technology, Multimedia Technology, Radio and Television Broadcasting. Program and Facilities Description: The objective of the recording and music technology program is to train students to acquire skills in engineering and sound production. The program is equipped with 15 MIDI/synthesizer work stations, 16-track Digidesign Pro Tools. Fully equipped 48-track digital and 2-inch analog.

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY

1184 W. Main St., Decatur, IL 62522-2084 Phone: 217/424-6254 Fax: 217/424-3993 E-mail: swiden-hofer@mail.millikin.edu Web site: www.millikin.edu.

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: lsabin@musictech.com Web site: www.musictech.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Music: Emphasis, Music Production (four semesters); Associate of Applied Science Degree in Recording Technology (four semesters); Diploma programs in: Recording Engineer Course/Engineer Major and Production Major (three semesters). Program and Facilities Description: Highly selective, in-depth courses for career-oriented students. State-of-the-art facilities in the heart of Minneapolis music industry. Nationally recognized faculty. Accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. State-of-the-art recording studios, SSL, Studer, Pro Tools. Waiting list 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 eastaduio@yahoo.com Web site: www.northeast audio.org Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Audio Recording Associates degree. Program and Facilities Description: Located in Northeastern Nebraska, Northeast Community College's Audio Recording program combines thorough academics and hands-on training in both live and studio environments. Facilities include two control rooms, recording studio, concert stage and isolation rooms. Equipment includes Otari, Soundcraft, Yamaha, Digidesign Pro Tools and MOTU MIDI. Northeast Community College offers quality education at a price you can afford.

OBERLIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

TIMARA Department, Oberlin, OH 44074 Phone: 440/775-8413 E-mail: Gary.Nelson@oberlin.edu Web site: www.timara.oberlin. edu/ Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Music (major in Technology in Music & Related Arts); four-year Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Digital Media. Program and Facilities Description: Based at one of the nation's top-ranked conservatories of music, the TIMARA Department has excellent facilities for computer music, performance technology and new media. There are seven studios, including a recording studio (16-track digital tape, 16-track ProTools); two computer music studios; a digital media room with a Media 100 system; and a computer music lab with multiple Macintosh-based workstations/samplers. The program is highly competitive 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: redefer@ouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu Web site: www.tcomschool.ohio.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Science in Communications. Program and Facilities Description: The Audio Production Sequence incorporates course-work in multitrack recording, music production, theater, music, electronics, film, business, among others. Facilities include an Amek Big 28x24 console with SuperTrue Automation, 24 tracks of ADAT, several Digidesign Pro Tools digital audio workstations, a wide assortment of mics and processing gear. The school is also equipped with both Avid and Media 100 video workstations, as well as a 13-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: recordingi@ aol.com Web site: recordingeq.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Engineer/Producer Certificate: 60 weeks/513 clock hours; Recording Engineer Certificate: 36 weeks/305 clock hours; Associate Recording Engineer Certificate: 7-19 weeks/109 clock hours. Program and Facilities Description: Operating since 1975 with extensive training in recording, music composition and production. Students attend 12 hours per week for 39 weeks, completing two recording courses, two music courses and an internship, with lab, video viewing and in-school study as needed. We have three major studios, dedicated student control room and four student workstations. Equipment includes SSL and 02R consoles, PC/Mac hard disk recording, DA-88, ADAT and 48-track analog recorders. Small classes, relaxed and comprehensive.

RECORDING INSTITUTE OF DETROIT SAGINAW ANNEX

707 Federal Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607 Phone: 888/683-1743 E-mail: recordeq@aol.com Web site: www.wagnermusic.com/rid.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Technician Certificate 7-19 weeks/83 clock hours. Program and Facilities Description: Open since 1997, the Annex offers initial training in recording and music. Students can complete RID full programs by transferring to the main campus for complete advanced training. Facilities include a complete 40-track, all-digital control room with DA-88 format and cascaded 02R consoles and large studio room. A student lab station and video viewing facilities round out the facilities.

THE RECORDING WORKSHOP

455 Massieville Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601 Phone: 800/848-9900 Fax: 740/663-2427 E-mail: info@ 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 Music Production Program. Certificate, one week, NewTech Computer-based Audio Production Program. Program and Facilities Description: The Recording Workshop offers programs that are effective, affordable and time-efficient. Since 1971, thousands of students have participated in this intensive, hands-on training. Many have gone on to very successful careers with the Recording Workshop as their only formal audio education, continuing their growth through on-the-job experience. A well-equipped, 8-studio facility features rooms specialized for music recording and others designed for commercial production. Affordable on-campus housing is available within a one-minute walk of the studios.

RIDGEWATER COLLEGE AUDIO TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

2 Century Ave., Hutchinson, MN 55350 Phone: 800/222-4424 Fax: 320/587-9019 E-mail: digl@ ridgewater.mnscu.edu Web site: www.ridgewater.mnscu.edu/ Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year diploma in Audio Technology, two-year A.A.S. Degree in Audio Technology. Program and Facilities Description: The Audio Technology department offers a diverse program in audio ranging from studio recording to live sound, system design and installation. Students also achieve 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 Audio Workstation, Renkus-Heinz Ease and Ears, Smaart Pro, BSS Soundweb, B&K Acoustictical Test Equipment and many other specializations.

SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE

1401 College Ave., Levelland, TX 79336 Phone: 806/894-9611 x 2276 Fax: 806/894-5274 E-mail: smoody@spc.cc.tx.us Web site: www.spc.cc.tx.us Degrees/Certificates Offered: Associate Degree in Sound Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Two 24-track recording studios, one 16-track demo studio. Consoles include Sony MXP-3036 36-channel, AMEK Mozart 34-channel, Mackie 8-bus 32-channel, fully equipped MIDI lab with Vision/ProTools, MOTU Digital Performer/Macintosh G4 Digital Audio Workstation, complete video production facility. The Sound Technology Program at South Plains College was founded in 1980 and modeled after the program at Belmont University in Nashville. South Plains College offers a professional audio 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: me02@ swt.edu Web site: www.swt.edu/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Sound Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: SWT is the only university in the state to offer a bachelor's degree in the field of Sound Recording Technology. SWT owns and operates the Fire Station, a multipurpose recording facility housing both analog and digital 24-track recorders, a 36-channel automated console and numerous professional microphones and outboard devices. Students participate in commercial recording sessions while pursuing their degrees. Students also have access to a desktop music production lab, a desktop video production lab, an additional 24-track recording facility, a multimedia content creation CD-ROM mastering lab, an audio mastering lab and several 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: brenda@ synaudcon.com Web site: www.synaudcon.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: "Week of Audio Training" includes system setup and system design. "Hands-on" two-day seminar allows you to apply the principles taught in system setup. Four CEUs given with the week-long seminar. Program and Facilities Description: "System Setup" allows you to learn how to properly interface and calibrate audio equipment. "System Design" allows you to achieve optimum sound system performance before installation. "Hands-On" allows you to apply the principles taught in the "System Setup" seminar. Owned and operated by Pat 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 and senior high school students in the Denver metro area. There are two courses: Audio 1, beginning fundamentals of sound recording; and Audio 2, an advanced production class in which each student makes a CD of a band or artist. Students have access to a 24-track studio with a good complement 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: Michael.Hooker@uc.edu Web site: www.uc.edu/ www/ccm/tdp Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.F.A. in Theater Design and Production, emphasis in theater sound; M.F.A.. in Theater Sound Design. Program and Facilities Description: CCM's sound design programs encompass a broad array of areas within the performing arts. Coursework includes sound technology and production, theater aesthetics, critical listening, music, digital audio, recording, reinforcement and sound design. CCM offers a diverse season of show including large musicals, operas, dance and dramas. Facilities include three well-equipped theaters, a sound design studio and extensive reinforcement and playback 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: roypritts@aol.com Web site: www.cudenver. edu/public.cam Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S. in Music: Music Engineering or Music Industry Studies; sixth year, Master of Humanities or Engineering or Learning Technologies; seventh year, Ph.D. in Information and Learning Technologies. Program and Facilities Description: Music technology, engineering, business, music with general university core studies, four control rooms, five studios with music recording, audio sweetening (surround), electronic music (MIDI) production, student section of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), SPARS, MEIESA chapter, national internship program, 16-track analog 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 moni@umich.edu Web site: www.music.umich. edu/facilities/audio/index.html Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music, Music Technology; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Music Technology concentration; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Arts with concentrations in Sonic Arts, Visual Arts or Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Music, Sound Engineering. Program and Facilities Description: The department seeks to advance the aesthetics of technology-based arts through performance, the development of emerging technologies and research. Collaboration and creativity are components of the interdisciplinary study 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 est@umkc.edu Web site: www.umkc.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Master in Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Theater Sound Design. Program and Facilities Description: This three-year training program teaches students to create sound scores for the living theater through five main components: design - interpretation, collaboration and idea development; technical skills - mastering tools of production with 24-track analog and Pro Tools; history - research, text analysis and dramatic history; production - artistic merging of design, history and technical skills through the experiences of numerous and varied productions; entrepreneurship - study of the business 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: krnu@ unlinfo.unl.edu Web site: www.jet.unl Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year Bachelor of Journalism degree in Broadcasting. Program and Facilities Description: The College of Journalism & Mass Communications houses the broadcasting department with audio and video production facilities and the University's FM radio station, KRNU. Courses are devoted to audio field and studio production as it relates to broadcast/cable operations and audio/video production careers. Extensive digital audio and video gear. The college is moving to its own dedicated building in 2001.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

Department of Radio, Television and Film CMA 6.118, Austin, TX 78712 Phone: 512/471-6695 E-mail: vmh@mail.utexas.edu Web site: www.utexas.edu/coc/rtf Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S., M.F.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Radio, Television and Film. Program and Facilities Description: Please see Web site.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, OSHKOSH

Music Department-Recording Technology Program Oshkosh, WI 54901 Phone: 920/424-4224 Fax: 920/424-1226 E-mail: messner@uwosh.edu Web site: www.uwosh.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Bachelor of Music with Emphasis in Recording Technology. Program and Facilities Description: Students are trained in a 32-track digital, 16-track analog studio, using a 62-channel Total Audio Concepts console with automation, a wide array of signal processing gear, full video lock and multitrack hard disk recording and editing. The studio is also tied to its own MIDI lab. Students entering program must audition on primary instrument for entrance acceptance. The final semester of enrollment is spent as an intern at a professional audio facility, with placement throughout 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 that offers intense, hands-on training, including basic electronic classes at Nashville Tech, a variety of weekly seminars with industry leaders such as: Tom Clark, Quantegy Tape; Steve Durr, studio designer; and Fred Hill, Neve guru. We accept four students per year. All students work daily on sessions at the position of assistant engineer, supervised by our engineering staff. Some recent projects have included Tonic, Indigo Girls, Days of the New, Robert Cray, Faith Hill, Patty Loveless, Wynonna, Salt-N-Pepa, Johnny Cash and George Jones.

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WESTERN SCHOOLS

ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE AUDIO PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT

2323 Elliott Ave., Seattle, WA 98121 Phone: 800/275-2471 E-mail: dyert@aii.edu Web site: www. ais.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Associate of Applied Arts in Audio Production. Program and Facilities Description: The Institute offers an accredited six-quarter audio program in a hands-on environment taught by industry professionals, with emphasis in studio production and audio for digital media. The facility features three 24-track studios, a full digital post-production studio, multiple DAW workstations. The school also offers Video Production and Multimedia/Web Design degrees, with labs including a BetaSP online, Avid, Premier and Media 100. Assistance in obtaining 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 inst@ earthlink.net Web site: www.audioinstitute.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Diploma in Recording Engineering. Program and Facilities Description: Home study course for professional careers and home recording studios. Join our successful working graduates or learn how to build and operate your own home studio. AIA has students in 100 countries around the world. This licensed school specializes in the art of digital and analog recording techniques.

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: studios@banffcentre.ab.ca Web site: www.banff centre.ab.ca/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: Audio Assistant and Associate Work/Study programs. One to three terms. Program and Facilities Description: Financial assistance and weekly stipend available. Audio engineers refine their skills in an international, multidisciplinary environment. The audio program runs alongside internationally renowned music programs with prominent faculty and musicians. Guest audio faculty have included John Eargle, Bob Ludwig, George Massenburg and Dr. Wieslaw Woszczyk. Activities include learning equipment, software and advanced recording techniques, involvement in CD, concert and studio recording, individual research and experimentation, and audio-for-video. Facilities include recital hall with adjoining control room, digital multitrack recording studio, Pro Tools audio-for-video post-production suite, Sonic Solutions editing suite.

CALIFORNIA RECORDING INSTITUTE

1137 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 650/324-0464, 800/9000-MIX Fax: 415/861-1613 E-mail: virtmixr@hooked.net Web site: www.CaliforniaRecording.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Audio Producer Associate Degree Program; three- or nine-month Recording Arts and Technology Certificate Program. Program and Facilities Description: Hands-on intensive program with a wide array of complementary classes. Four studios (24-track 2-inch, ADAT, MIDI, Pro Tools 4, Digital Video Editing Suite and The Virtual Mixer) per 18 students. The program also utilizes "The Virtual Mixer," which uses 3-D visuals of the mix to teach "Mixing Theory." Gibson's book The Art of Mixing is used as the primary text. Serious internship program and placement assistance. Classes in The Art and Technology of Production, Equipment Maintenance, Music Theory for Engineers, MIDI, Computers and Hard Disk Recording, The Music Business, Live Sound Reinforcement, Audio-for-Video, Audio for the Internet, Video Production and Multimedia. 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: kseppanen@oavax. csuchico.edu Web site: www.csuchico.edu/mus/rcrd Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. in Music with an option in Recording Arts; four-year B.A. in Music with an option in Music Industry.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, DOMINGUEZ HILLS

1000 E. Victoria St., Carson, CA 90247 Phone: 310/243-3543 E-mail: dbradfield@dhvx20.csudh. edu Web site: music1.csudh.edu/Music. Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.A. Audio Recording; four-year B.A. Music Synthesis; Certificate Audio Technology. Program and Facilities Description: CSUDH has a fully equipped analog and digital studio in addition to its synthesizer studio. Completely renovated in 1999, the new equipment includes: Mackie and Panasonic Digital 5.1 mixing consoles, 48 tracks of DA-98 and ADAT format multitrack recording, Pro Tools and Sonic Solutions DAWs and hi-res mastering equipment.

CONSERVATORY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES

2300 East Broadway Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282-1707 Phone: 800/562-6383 Fax: 408/829-1332 E-mail: cras@crass.org Web site: www.audiorecording school.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Master Recording Program. Program and Facilities Description: The MRP-II is a 37-week-long comprehensive audio engineering program. Classes are limited to 12 students. This is the only accredited recording school in the U.S. authorized by Avid/Digidesign to certify its graduates on Pro Tools courses 135 and 235, and it is the only program that requires and procures an internship for its students. The program utilizes state-of-the-art gear, including SSL, Tascam, Otari, Lexicon, TC Electronic and Neumann. Financial aid available to those who qualify.

EX'PRESSION CENTER FOR NEW MEDIA

6601 Shellmound St., Emeryville, CA 94608 Phone: 510/654-2934 Fax: 510/658-3414 E-mail: Doreen@ 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 and Development. Program and Facilities Description: The Sound Arts Program at Ex'Pression Center for New Media is a total immersion, educational experience designed to bring the graduate's level of knowledge to the professional level. The 14-month program of study connects students with some of the best practitioners and latest equipment in the industry. Graduates are prepared to immediately assume sought-after jobs in the sound arts and high-technology centers around the world. Semester begins January, March, May, July, September and November each year. Private financial aid is available to qualified students.

FULLERTON COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT

321 East Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832-2095 Phone: 714/992-7296 Fax: 714/525-8165 Web site: www.fullcoll.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: A.A. in Music; Certificates in Piano Pedogoy; Certificate in Recording 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, Radio or Television - each requires three to five semesters. Program and Facilities Description: LBCC offers job placement, as well as intern positions. Most instructors are active in the professional field. Facilities include seven studios equipped with digital audio and/or analog multitrack, 42 individual MIDI workstations, three camera online video facilities, as well as three offline editing rooms. Studio use is available first semester; all students get hands-on experience during their first semester. Equipment includes ADAT, Fostex DMT, MCI 24-track, Soundcraft, CAD, Sound Workshop, Pro Tools, Music Shop, Vision.

LOS ANGELES RECORDING WORKSHOP

5278 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Phone: 818/763-7400 Fax: 818/763-7447 E-mail: larw@idt.net Web site: idt.net/~larw Degrees/Certificates Offered: seven-month Recording Engineer Certificate, seven-month Audio-Video Production Certificate. Program and Facilities Description: Located in North Hollywood, close to more than 1,300 studios, we offer hands-on training in our 17,000-square-foot, 16-studio facility, featuring Solid State Logic 4000 G+ with Ultimation, four-station Pro Tools Lab, four-station AVID 1000 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 and dorm-style housing are available. Tours available Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m. to 4 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 and Facilities Description: The most comprehensive community college recording program in the country. Courses in digital and analog multitrack formats, sound reinforcement, jingle production, music business, session producing, employment strategies, MIDI, audio-for-video, digital editing and related subjects. Two well-equipped multitrack studios, ten MIDI stations.

MILLS COLLEGE

Phone: 510/430-2191 Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.A.s can specialize in composition with an emphasis on technology. M.F.A.. degrees in composition can specialize in electronic music and recording media. Program and Facilities Description: Mills College is an undergraduate women's college and a co-educational graduate college. Our studios include 24-track analog (with Dolby SR) and Pro Tools workstation.

MIRACOSTA COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT

One Barnard Dr., Oceanside, CA 92056 Phone: 760/757-2121 x6527 Fax: 760/795-6817 E-mail: ccoobatis@mcc.miracosta.cc.ca.us Web site: www.miracosta.cc.ca.us/info/acad/music/default.htm Degrees/Certificates Offered: A.A. in Music. Program and Facilities Description: All certificates are two-year programs: Recording Arts/Record Production Certificate; Sound Reinforcement Certificate; Certificate of Achievement-Guitar; Computerized Audio Production Certificate; Certificate of Achievement-Music Technology; Certificate of Achievement-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 x1577 Fax: 909/487-1452 E-mail: music@msjc.cc.ca.us Degrees/Certificates Offered: Audio Technologies Certificate (18 units) Associate Degree, Audio Technologies. Program and Facilities Description: The MSJC program features both hands-on and theoretical instruction. Plus, the MSJC program uses the same professional equipment the audio industry does with names like Soundcraft, Yamaha, Pro Tools, Lexicon, Otari and QSC. Additionally, we offer both digital and analog recording. The $2 million facility features five studio floors and three independent control rooms. Also computer music lab. California resident enrollment fees are $11 per unit. Out-of-state fees are 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 and Facilities Description: Music instruction videos for all ages and instruments. Use as a supplement for face-to-face lessons. Excellent beginning primer for band or lessons. Economically priced.

RECORDING CONNECTION

8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 4042, Hollywood, CA 90046-2427 Phone: 800/295-4433 Fax: 310/826-8064 E-mail: musicbiz@earthlink.net Web site: www.recordingconnection.com Program and Facilities Description: Recording Connection is a 15- year-old accredited program that has a worldwide network of over 5,000 recording studios throughout the United States and Canada. The company signs on new affiliates each month. We provide on-the-job training in major recording studios, record companies 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: donyg9999@aol.com.

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 Facilities Description: See Web site.

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, CA 94132 Phone: 415/338-1111 Web site: www.sfsu.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts Dept.: B.A. and M.A. four-year degree program; Music Recording Industry program, College of Extended Learning: 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 audio workstations; 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_ maria@smc.edu Web site: http://academy.smc.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-year Computer Animation certificate; two-year Interactive Media certificate. Program and Facilities Description: The Academy of Entertainment and Technology trains students in interactive media, traditional animation and computer animation. A program in audio engineering is in development. We offer hands-on training with industry standard software including Maya, 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 develop flexible professionals who can adapt to a variety of projects and roles in rapidly changing fields.

SF AUDIO NET

39 Gilbert St., San Francisco, CA 94013 Phone: 415/863-6883 Fax: 415/863-8419 E-mail: info@ SFaudio.net Web site: www.SFaudio.net Degrees/Certificates Offered: two-month Music Production certificate; 10-week Post-Production certificate; non- degree granting status registered with the California State Bureau for Post-Secondary and Vocational Education. Program and Facilities Description: SF Audio Net provides a combination of training and hands-on experience in an immersion-style educational program. Training sessions are held in a commercial facility and taught by working professionals in the industry. Commercial projects are used as training tools to demonstrate the practical applications of the skills and theories being taught. These workshops provide an educational and networking resource for both professionals and students in the field of digital audio production for both commercial post-production and music recording applications.

SOUND MASTER RECORDING ENGINEER SCHOOL AUDIO/VIDEO INSTITUTE

10747 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Phone: 213/650-8000 Web site: www.engrsnd.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: Recording Engineering Certificate, 10 months (720 clock hours). Program and Facilities Description: Recording Engineering and Audio/Video Post-Production taught in a state-of-the-art facility. Among the many subjects taught are analog and digital recording techniques, synchronization using both SMPTE and MIDI, equipment maintenance and audio/video post-production. All subjects are reinforced by hands-on workshop classes in a professional studio environment. Student grants and loans are available to those who qualify. Job placement assistance is given upon graduation.

TREBAS INSTITUTE, BRITISH COLUMBIA

112 East 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC, Canada V5T 1C8 Phone: 604/872-2666 Web site: www.trebas.com Degrees/Certificates Offered: one-year diploma programs in Audio Engineering, Recorded Music Production, Music Business Administration, Film/Television Production, New Media Development and 3-D Animation; B.A. in Sound Technology (two-years, following one-year diploma in Audio Engineering) in partnership with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Admission to B.A. Degree program highly competitive. Program and Facilities Description: Established in 1979 to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills 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-world careers. Government loans. Internships. Lifetime national job search assistance. Grads with major entertainers, studios, companies worldwide. Resource center. Authorized training center for Cubase and Macromedia.

UCLA EXTENSION ENTERTAINMENT STUDIES

10995 Le Conte Ave., Room 437, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Phone: 310/825-9064 Fax: 310/206-7435 E-mail: espa@unex.ucla.edu Web site: http:// espa.unex.ucla.edu Degrees/Certificates Offered: Certificate Program in Recording Engineering takes approximately one year to complete. Program and Facilities Description: A rigorous training program that prepares the student in both the art and science of sound recording. Drawing on the talent and studio facilities of Los Angeles, UCLA Extension has created a curriculum of required and elective courses that cover both theory and practice in audio technology, equipment, musicianship and business practice. All classes are taught by working professionals. The objective of the program is to enable future engineers to acquire vision and problem-solving techniques that meet the challenges of rapidly evolving technology and a dynamic sound recording market. State of California-approved program of significant educational accomplishment in a professional field.

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

School of Music, 1225 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403; Phone: 541/346-3761; E-mail: lgoren@oregon.uoregon.edu (undergraduate); gradmus@oregon.uoregon.edu (graduate); Web site: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~fmo. Degrees/Certificates Offered: B.S. Music Technology Option, Masters of Music in Intermedia Music Technology (final approval pending) and Intermedia Music Technology as a secondary area for doctoral students.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Music Industry/Recording Department, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851 Phone: 213/740-3224 Fax: 213/740-3217 E-mail: scmusind@usc.edu Web site: www.usc.edu/schools/music Degrees/Certificates Offered: four-year B.S. in Music Recording; four-year B.S. in Music Industry; Bachelor of Music in Music Industry. Program and Facilities Description: All classes taught by full-time faculty and local L.A. professionals. Music industry class lecturers/instructors include Jay Cooper, Mark Goldstein, Jeff and Todd Brabec, Donald Passman, Mark Isham, Kevin Kolloff. Recording arts class taught in SSL/Studer-equipped classroom by instructors/guest lecturers Richard McIlvery, "Beno" May, Ed Cherney, Steve Krause, George Massenburg, Tim Boyle.

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