Media Arts / Music Production School in Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis Media Institute:
Minneapolis Media Institute (MMI) is an accredited media arts school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The school is a branch campus of Madison Media Institute in Madison, Wisconsin and shares in the college’s history of more than 40 years of leadership in media arts training. The Media Institute campuses are the nation’s leading centers for media arts education. Minneapolis Media Institute offers degree programs in Recording Arts and Video Game Design.

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Recording and Music Technology Degree Program (60 weeks / 4 semesters):
The Media Institute is the premier college for Recording and Music Production studies. Our Recording and Music Technology program prepares students for careers in music production, pro audio jobs, and studio engineering. Recording and Music Technology students acquire the skills and competencies necessary for entry-level positions in recording engineering, pro audio, music technology, and music production fields. Graduates of this program are qualified for entry-level employment in recording studios, live sound companies, pro audio equipment companies, music technology companies, music software companies, media production companies, and as self-employed music producers or artists.

Included in our program are:

◦Pro Tools Certification courses
◦Audio Engineering courses
◦Classes taught by seasoned recording industry professionals
◦Access to the latest recording studio technology

MMI’s staff of experienced industry professionals share the secrets of music production and engineering that they have aquired working with top music artists. Students learn the techniques used to record, mix, and produce music and sound in a professional setting. The program also includes courses in music business.

If you have a passion for music and would like to be a part of the music business the Media Institute is the right school for you!

Game Art and Animation Degree Program (75 weeks / 5 semesters):
Our Game Art & Animation program prepares students for entry level positions typically found in game production studios such as Electronic Arts or Activision, and visual effects houses, television production studios, and computer animation studios such as Pixar and Dreamworks. Students develop a solid skill set in the principles of 3D computer graphics, modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, rendering, compositing, traditional art, storytelling, as well as hands on experience with a professional Motion Capture lab.

Areas of Study:
◦Drawing for animators
◦Game engine overview
◦Character Animation
◦Visual storytelling
◦3D Modeling & texturing
◦Motion capture

Career Opportunities:
◦Character Animator
◦Digital Artist
◦Game Animator
◦Character Designer
◦Character Modeler
◦Environment Artist

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Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Courses / Programs
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is a music school that offers beginner to advanced level music classes to children, teens, and adults. With three branches across the Milwaukee Metropolitan area, in Bayside, Brookfield, and downtown Milwaukee, the Conservatory offers a wide assortment of classes in different instruments including piano, guitar, percussion, jazz instruments, and more. At the Conservatory, we strive to provide the finest music education experience for both professionals and beginners alike.

In addition to our traditional instrument classes, we also provide voice training, music theory classes, and our stimulating music therapy and wellness program. We also take part in community music programs across the Greater Milwaukee area. With over one hundred years of music teaching experience and a highly knowledgeable faculty, we have the skills to help our students excel and reach their full potential.

Whether you are a parent looking to introduce your child to music or an adult wanting to realize your dream of playing your favorite instrument, the Conservatory will be able to provide a rich and fulfilling experience for you to create a lifetime of enjoyment.
Beginner to Advanced Level Music Training Classes:

- Children's Music Classes (Early Childhood & Preschool)
- Teen & Adult Lessons
- Wellness & Music Therapy Programs
- In-School & Community Programs
- Music Theory
- Recording & Music Technology

Instrumental Training includes:
- Guitar
- Piano (Levels 1-5)
- Percussion
- Jazz Instruments
- Voice Training
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.
Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for international students and professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

We also provide summer study abroad programs

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
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1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

Acting, Animation Production, Art & Design, Architecture, Photography, Costume with Performance Design, Creative Events Management, Fashion Studies, Film Production, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Visual Effects Design & Production, Illustration, Interior Architecture & Design, MakeUp for Media & Performance, Textiles, Modelmaking, Dance.

Further Courses:
- Portfolio Preparation Art, Design & Media (2 terms)
- Preparation for Masters (1 or 2 terms)
Updated: 2015-10-28
Updated: 2015-10-28
Madison Media Institute
Courses / Programs
Madison Media Institute, based in Madison, WI, is the only digital arts college in Wisconsin offering a Recording and Music Technology degree. Madison Media Institute is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology - ACCSCT. Our graduates become videographers, web designers, 3D animators, music producers, sound engineers or one of the many other exciting professions in the entertainment and media field.

Madison Media Institute also offers continuing education courses and training ranging from Pro Tools training to the Apple Pro Training Program.
- Associate Degree in Recording Music & Technology
- Audio Engineering Degree
- Associate Degree Media Systems Technology
- Pro Tools Certification Courses
- Final Cut Pro / Logic Pro / DVD Studio Pro Certification
- Entertainment & Media Business
& more ...
Updated: 2015-10-01
Updated: 2015-10-01
Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver BC
Courses / Programs
Situated just outside of downtown Vancouver BC, Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd is Canada's elite accredited music and recording industry training facility. We offer 8 & 12-month Certificate and Diploma programs in a wide range of Music Production fields. Courses include Advanced Music Production, Live Sound and Recording, Beats & Urban Music Production, and more. We build our lessons around a 95%+ hands-on approach to education. You’ll learn by doing rather than simply sitting and taking notes, because our classes take place in actual studios, with the actual equipment being discussed. 

Real world instructional staff, mentoring by world class engineers and producers, extremely small instructional groups of 6 students per class, practical, proven & accredited curriculum as well as serious hands-on time with Solid State Logic consoles (only school in Western Canada with SSL Consoles) ProTools HD digital workstations, Studer analog multitracks and a vast selection of processors, mics, vintage keys, amps and guitars. Student access 24/7!

Pink Floyd, Jane's Addiction, Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel, Jay-Z, Rage Against the Machine, Alexis On Fire, Rise Against, and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers all have one thing in common - they are a few of the collective works of Garth Richardson and Bob Ezrin, Nimbus founders! Our Grads are in demand and currently working at The Warehouse (Bryan Adams) The Armoury, Vogville and many other top studios both locally and internationally.
Music Production Certificate & Diploma Programs: 

12 Month Diploma Programs:
- Introduction to the Music Industry 
- Advanced Music Production
- Beats and Urban Music Production 
- Live Sound and Recording 
- Post and Game Audio Production

8 Month Diploma / Certificate Programs:
- Advanced Music Business (Diploma)
- Live Sound and Recording Fast Track (Certificate)
- Post and Game Audio Production Fast Track (Certificate)