Audio Engineering / Music Production School in Franklin, TN

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Dark Horse Institute:
Dark Horse Institute in Franklin (15 miles south of downtown Nashville), Tennessee, is an audio engineering and music production school providing students with real-world training. We can teach you everything you need to know to get started in the recording industry in 12 weeks. As our school is hands-on, you will be learning from (and working alongside) professional producers and engineers who do this for a living - every day of the week. Our goal is to give our students every opportunity to excel in the entertainment industry.

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We are thankful to call Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Ashley Judd, Keith Urban, Neil Diamond, Jewell, Alison Kraus and many others, clients.

Career Opportunities:

Photo of Audio Engineering / Music Production School in Franklin, TNAccess is key to getting your foot in the door for that all-important first job. Once you've finished our Accelerated Crash Course we will provide industry networking opportunities with recording studios, production companies, performing arts halls, and gear manufacturers. You will able to take advantage of our 17 years in the business. You'll know what we know and who we know, too.

About our Accelerated Crash Course in Music Production:
In this Accelerated Crash Course we cut out the fat! We aren't going to spend a lot of time talking about the history of microphones or music theory. What we will concentrate on are the essential elements and core concepts of what you really need to know to start a career in music production. You will be trained on the latest equipment-not on "student" equipment but on the same professional gear that is currently being used every day to create world class, chart topping records. We will walk you through every step of how to set up a complex recording session. You will record session players in a variety of settings, using world-class consoles, mics, and outboard gear. Quite simply, you will learn what it really takes to get great sounds from pros who do this every day-for a living.

You will learn:
- The different types of microphones, from Condenser, Dynamics, Tube, and Ribbon - and which ones to use for a given sound.
- How to set up complex tracking sessions.
- How too handle complex signal routing and patching
- How to use the industry standard software - Pro Tools 8.
- How to use software plugs including Auto-Tune, Melodyne, Sound Replacer, and Beat Detective.

Student Accommodation:
During your stay in Music City, you will have the option of staying at a nearby extended stay hotel at approximately 50% off of their normal rates. You may choose to room with one of our other students, allowing you to cut your cost in half once again.

Accelerated Music Production Crash Course:

- 12 weeks
- Real-world recording experience
- Intro to Recording
- Analog Recording
- Digital Recording
- Pro Tools
- Business of Recording
- Studio Recording

Located five miles west of Franklin and 15 miles south of Nashville, the Dark Horse estate is nestled in the rolling hills of middle Tennessee. Beautiful sunsets and lush, mystic landscapes make this small corner of the globe a true destination to be seen and experienced.

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Address: 2465 Old Charlotte Pike, Franklin, Tennessee , USA
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The Ingenium Academy International Music Summer School
Courses / Programs
Located just one hour south-west of London, The Ingenium Academy provides residential summer music courses in July and August for young musicians (ages 14-18) from all over the world.

Our 1, 2 and 3-week programmes take place in the beautiful and historic city of Winchester, and aim to provide a specialised musical education of the highest calibre combined with an immersive cultural experience for talented teenage instrumentalists and singers. 

Two exceptional musical programmes are offered at our international summer music camp: The Instrumental programme (Piano instruction or Orchestral instruction) where students rehearse and perform as part of The Ingenium World Youth Symphony Orchestra, or the Vocal programme where students study and sing with the Ingenium World Youth Choir. In addition, we provide a range of vocal and musical workshops in classical music, pop, jazz, gospel and opera, as well as evening activities and day trips.

The heart of The Ingenium Academy lies within our distinguished faculty, which comprises some of the UK's finest teachers and musicians with extremely high standards of musicianship and expertise. Within our environment of creative excellence, you will experience exclusive tuition from world-renowned musicians, performances in top British venues and the opportunity to meet like-minded friends from all over the world.

"The Ingenium Academy was amazing, unforgettable and incredible - the happiest three weeks of my life!"
-  Anna, Cello Student, UK
Instrumental Programme:
- Orchestral Instruction: Students rehearse and perform as part of the Ingenium Youth Symphony Orchestra
- Piano Instruction: For pianists who wish to develop and improve all aspects of their playing as well gain ensemble playing experience.

Vocal Programme:
- Students study and sing with the Ingenium Youth Choir.

Musical Workshops:
- Students have the opportunity to take part in vocal and musical workshops led by renowned experts in jazz, classical, pop, gospel and opera.
Memphis College of Art
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1936, Memphis College of Art (MCA) is a professional center of art and design education in Shelby County, Tennessee. We are dedicated to preparing individuals for lives of creating, problem solving and critical thinking. We offer Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree programs in photography, digital media, design arts, fine arts with concentrations in painting, photography, sculpture and drawing among others. Memphis College of Art also offers Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and Masters of Art in Teaching and Education.

At the core of the College is its rigorous academic programs. Whether studying at the undergraduate or graduate level, each student is guided through the intellectual and technical aspects of artmaking and discourse. To provide the best experience for learning, small classes (typical studio class size is 12 -15) are prepared and offered by a faculty of artists and scholars, all dedicated to the personal growth and development of each student.

MCA is accredited regionally and nationally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree programs in Photography, Digital Media, Design Arts & Fine Arts:

Concentrations include:
- Animation
- Digital Cinema
- Digital Media
- Drawing
- Foundations
- Graphic Design
- Illustration
- Liberal Arts – General Ed
- Painting
- Photography
- Printmaking
- Sculpture
- Sequential Narrative

Graduate Degree Programs:
- MFA in Studio Arts
- Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT)
- Masters of Art in Education (MAArtEd)
ProMedia Training Atlanta
Courses / Programs
Are you searching for music production training in Atlanta, GA? With a state-of-the-art training facility located within the legendary ZAC Audio Community, ProMedia Training is a leading provider of high-quality Avid Pro Tools training, Avid certification and audio engineering programs. We also provide on-site training for corporations where professionals can advance their skills while learning in their own working environment.

Whether you are a singer/songwriter who wants to cut a demo or a professional recording engineer looking to develop your music production skills to obtain industry-wide recognition, we've got you covered for your professional audio education. Our programs are taught by Grammy winning faculty.

ProMedia Training is the premier authorized Avid Pro School, having certified more students in Pro Tools than any other organization. We are the industry leader in Pro Tools Certification, audio engineering education, recording and mixing for musicians, producers, recording engineers and singers/songwriters. Accelerate your creativity, learn Pro Tools & develop your skills to obtain Avid Pro Tools certification!
- Pro Tools Core Package: Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110

- Pro Tools Operator Certification Package: Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Pro Tools 201, Pro Tools 210

- Pro Tools Expert Certification Package: Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Pro Tools 201, Pro Tools 210, Pro Tools 310

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PT 110: Pro Tools 110
PT 201: Pro Tools 201
NC Music Center, Charlotte
Courses / Programs
Situated in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, NC Music Center provides year-round music instruction classes for children throughout Charlotte, Ballantyne, Matthews and South Park.

We teach piano, guitar, violin, voice, & percussion to children ages 3+ from beginner to advanced levels. We also offer choir and band lessons.

We offer students the opportunity to learn how to play and read music and also music theory, ear training, music history, composition, songwriting, recording and various opportunities to perform for others.
Music Lessons for Children & Teens:
- Beginner to advanced levels, ages 3 and up:

- Private Piano lessons
- Guitar lessons
- Drum lessons
- Voice / Singing lessons
- Violin lessons
- Choir Practice lessons
- Band lessons

- All Styles of Music: Classical, Hymn, Pop; Ear Training; Group & Private Lessons...
Language and Music for Life (LMFL), Florence
Courses / Programs
Are you a talented or highly-motivated musician or parent searching for a quality classical music or jazz summer course in Europe in 2016?

If so, Language and Music for Life (LMFL) welcomes you to join us in the historic city of Florence, Italy for our International Summer Music Program with optional language courses.

Designed for adults & teenagers (17+) at advanced level or professional musicians, this intensive music course includes master classes & workshops in a wide range of instruments and voice training, as well as choir, orchestra conducting, composition and more.

Younger students may also attend our family-friendly summer school, but must be at advanced level in their instruments, and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Our high quality tuition is provided by internationally renowned professors, mostly at master class level. One-to-one lessons are also available.

"As an already professional viola player I cannot express how much I benefited from the course. High level of teaching combined with an exquisite daily life."
- Elena
- Instrumental tuition: Piano, Violin, Viola, Guitar, Cello, Double Bass, Flute and Piccolo, Oboe, Recorder, Percussion, Brass, & more.
- Voice training
- Master-classes
- Orchestra conducting
- Music Composition
- Voice opera & jazz
- Opera workshop 
- Summer Choir
- Chamber music
- String orchestra
- Baroque workshop
- Individual / Private lessons

The program also offers students a choice of Italian, French, or German classes or English language courses. Taught one-to-one or in small groups.
Updated: 2015-09-28
Updated: 2015-09-28