Music Production & Audio Engineering School in Vancouver

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Harbourside Institute Of Technology, Vancouver:
Located in the beautiful district of North Vancouver, BC, Harbourside Institute of Technology is Canada's premier and most technically advanced audio training institute. We offer a range of music production Diploma and Certificate courses including Audio Engineering and Music Production, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and Advanced Recording Artist development. We are a highly specialized elite school that teaches within the environment of a world-class recording studio. HIT is a certified Pro Tools training facility with one of the only two Pro Tools experts in Canada and a certified Ableton training instructor on staff.

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Audio & Music Production Training Courses:
Photo of Music Production & Audio Engineering School in Vancouver- Audio Engineering and Music Production program (AEMP)
- Advanced Recording Artist program (ARA)
- Electronic Music Production (Ableton 9)
- Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques
- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 130 (Game Audio)
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210M 
- Ableton 101 : Weekend Workshop

Audio Engineering and Music Production Diploma Program (9 months)
A 9 month Audio Engineering and Music Production diploma program, providing 720 hours of integrated theory and real world studio practicals.  Classes are 4 hours per day, 5 days per week. This program is for those who are serious about obtaining a career in the audio industry.

Course modules include:
Image of Music Production & Audio Engineering School in Vancouver1. Recording Techniques
2. Acoustics and Studio Design
3. Album Production
4. Digital Audio Workstation Systems
5. Pro Tools 101
6. Pro Tools 110
7. Pro Tools 130 - Game Audio
8. Modern Mixing Techniques
9. Electronic Music
10. Music Theory and Song Writing
11. The Business of Music
12. Audio for Film, Video and New Media
13. Live Sound

Advanced Recording Artist Diploma Program (3 months) 
Sign a record deal with HIT Records and Maximum Music / EMI. The ARA program and Hit Records was developed to provide students with the opportunity of collaborating with award winning Engineers, Producers and Artist Management,  while gaining hands-on experience working inside an artist run record label. The program also includes advanced 200 level Pro Tools certification courses.

Under the guidance of faculty advisors Mike Rogerson (Green Day, Goo Goo Dolls, Sheryl Crow), Sam Ryan (SOS Music) and Brian Watson (Maximum Music Group), this 3 month diploma program is designed to take you through the entire production process, from concept to final product where students will be involved in all aspects of recording and releasing music, including, A&R, Artist Development, Sales, Marketing, Promotion and Publicity. Students will have access to some of Vancouver's top studio musicians to assist in the recording stages of their production.

Electronic Music Production Diploma Program: Ableton 9 (6 months)
A 6 month full spectrum Electronic Music Production diploma program, specializing in creating, recording, producing, live performance, and career development.

Pro Tools CertificationTraining in 101, 110, 130 (Game Audio), 201 and 210M:
Pro Tools is the most widely used Digital Audio ProduPhotos of Harbourside Institute Of Technology, Vancouverction system in the world. The hardware and software was developed by Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology, and is used for recording and editing in music production, film scoring, and film/television post production. Avid manufactures systems that fit any budget, from $200 to $2,000,000. Because of the standardized software, these systems are all compatible with each other, which allows the user a great deal of flexibility.

You can record in a professional studio with a fully loaded Pro Tools system - save your session to a hard drive and work with it in your bedroom on your $200 system - move back and forth between any number of Pro Tools facilities. This puts world class production at the fingertips of anyone with Pro Tools know how. HIT is in partnership with Avid's Educational Division, and offers official Pro Tools certification. Pro Tools 101, 110 and 130 certification courses are included in the Audio Engineering and Music Production Program and are also offered separately. Pro Tools 201 and 210 certification courses are included in the Advanced Recording Artist program and also offered separately.

Ableton 101 Weekend Workshop:
This hands on workshop is designed to unlock the basics of electronic music production in Ableton Live .During the weekend intensive, each student will be provided an Ableton workstation to follow the instructor and work on assigned projects and exercises.

Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques:
This course provides 24 hours of integrated classroom theory and ‘hands on’ studio practicals. It is geared towards recording studio hobbyists, musicians, and novices of all ages. Attendance is four hours a day, one day a week.

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