Music Production / Audio Engineering Training in Portland, OR

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Oregon Music Technology School:
Oregon Music Technology School (OMTS), located in the music lab at Portland State University, downtown Portland, Oregon, is a Music Technology School offering rigorous instruction in all aspects of modern music making, including analog & digital audio, MIDI, notation and movie scoring. We specialize in hands-on projects using applications like Pro Tools and Digital Performer.

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Students completing all three 100-level Music Technology Seminars will receive certification from Oregon Music Technology School.

100-Level Courses:

Audio Recording Techniques (MTS 111):

Introduces students to the science, tools, and techniques involved in the field of audio engineering. Topics include acoustics & electronics, microphones, mixing board set up and operation, and signal processing. Applications used include Digital Performer, ProTools, and some synthesis applications.

MIDI Music Making (MTS 112):
Studies how MIDI technology is used by today's music producers to create exciting music tracks entirely with computer software. Includes extensive instruction on sequencing application Digital Performer. Additional focus on "looping" and beat creation, and software instruments.

Digital Music Production (MTS 113):
Puts MIDI and audio together in a computer editing environment. Topics include digital audio recording & editing, virtual sound modules, music on the Internet, and project studio setup. Special emphasis on music mixing and mastering. Applications used include Digital Performer, Pro Tools, and various signal processing applications.

Summer Recording Workshops:

Introduction to the Recording Studio (MTS 201):
Over the course of five real-world recording sessions, students are introduced to the hardware and software utilized in today's top recording studios.

Advanced Recording Studio Techniques (MTS 301):
In a series of five increasingly complex recording situations, students are put in the engineer's chair to record, mix, and publish their creative music production projects.

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Free two day trial!!! If you are interested let us know via the form on our Contact Us page.

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Student Testimonials:

"I think your website is awesome. It really gives you the feeling of being in a music school" Valerie Crawford, student - USA

"When I discovered your course - Geronimo!!!!!! Perfect timing and perfect content!!!!!! I spent four hours on it last night immediately and it is completely brilliant. The guitar and drum sections are a complete gift. Thank you so much. But it is all explained so clearly and simply. The best thing is the boost finding your course has given me and I am moving from the fear into the enjoyment which I have been searching for." Kris Yarborough, Student - U.K.
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Audio Institute of America
Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Music Lessons for all ages and levels:

Group Music Lessons:
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Private Music Lessons:
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