Music production schools in Northern California: Audio school in San Francisco Bay Area offering music industry training & audio engineering certification program. Recording arts college, Pro Tools classes in downtown San Francisco CA.
College of Extended Learning at San Francisco State University: Do you want to start an new career in the exciting music industry? The College of Extended Learning at San Francisco State University provides a variety of music business and recording industry classes which are open to everyone. Individual classes may be taken to learn or update skills or you can choose to follow our Music/Recording Industry (MRI) academic certificate program. Conviently located at the corner of Market and Powell in downtown San Francisco, our downtown campus is directly on the Powell Street BART and Muni lines, and close to affordable parking.
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Music/Recording Industry (MRI) Academic Certificate Program: Course Duration: The program can be completed in as few as two semesters; however, most students take four semesters, or two years. Evening classes are also available.
Designed for students who want to gain a solid foundation in the music business and/or recording industry, this program offers a comprehensive education in all aspects of the music business. Students choose an emphasis on either the recording arts/technology or the music business, which enables them to acquire real marketable skills to compete successfully in a fiercely intense environment.
All certificate students are required to complete a professional internship as well as a portfolio of projects such as audio engineering demos or music business and marketing plans. In addition, students can select from a number of electives and seminars for the most comprehensive music industry education in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Located in the heart of culturally active Los Angeles, the Cornel School of Contemporary Music at Shepherd University is situated at the center of the entertainment industry.
We provide an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Degree in Music as well as a Graduate (Masters) Degree program. Concentrations include Music Production, Songwriting, Contemporary Performance, Contemporary Christian Music, Contemporary Composition, and Film Scoring.
The modern music industry is looking for complete musicians; talented people who can create, know the technology, and run their business. The Cornel School of Contemporary Music is the place to get a complete musical education, and real-world practical training. The skills you acquire at CSCM prepare you for success in the competitive professional world.
Our mission is to provide students with an education and practical skills necessary to prepare them for careers as professional musicians and composers, and to develop each student’s scholastic and artistic achievement through courses leading to Certificate, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degrees.
Certificate Music Program:
Bachelor of Music Degree Program:
-Contemporary Performance divided by instrument: Piano/Keyboard, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Vocal, and Woodwind
-Contemporary Christian Music
Master of Music Degree Program:
-Contemporary Christian Music
-Contemporary Performance divided by instrument:: Piano/Keyboard, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Vocal, and Woodwind
Located in the Ladera Heights area of southwest Los Angeles, Ladera Music Academy is a music school that offers quality, affordable music classes for students of all ages from infants to senior citizens. We offer beginner to advanced level courses in a wide variety of instruments (guitar, drums, keyboard, violin), vocal lessons, gospel music classes, and instrumental family music camps. Both evening, and weekend classes are available.
Our goal is to encourage children to explore & make music. Music can offer the mental & emotional tools needed for children to build a well-rounded future. Music education offers children the opportunity to develop skills ranging from better concentration to coordination in addition to providing a creative outlet for self expression.
We believe that talent is earned, not given, so we have high expectations that any child can excel in music while also having fun!
Serving Orange County and Los Angeles in California, as well as the Western New York Area, Victory Music Academy provides in-home guitar, bass, drums/percussion, vocal and piano/keyboard lessons. At Victory, we will help you realize your musical talents, no matter what your age, skill level or musical background. Our mission is to get you to excel in music. Our teachers combine discipline and edge to offer their students precise music instruction, while focusing on doing things the right way.
Our teachers are passionate professionals who provide in home instruction for any instrument and musical genre. They know that teaching music isn't just about notes and chords, it's about realizing a dream and knowing you can do things you never thought you could.
We teach our students not only how to play and perform their instrument, but also how to be the rock stars they've always wanted to be. Our unique pairing system ensures students are matched with the best instructor based on playing level, musical style, location, and personality. Music is our life, and we would love to make it a part of yours.
Musicians Institute - School of Contemporary Music, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Musicians Institute’s unique campus is located in the center of Hollywood, Los Angeles, in Southern California. We offer a wide variety of degrees and areas of concentration in the field of contemporary music. These include a Bachelor of Music degree with majors including guitar, bass, drums, voice, audio engineering and music business programs. We also offer Associate of Arts degrees and many certificate programs. MI is a microcosm of the contemporary music industry, a place where performers, songwriters and producers rub shoulders with engineers, filmmakers and music business professionals. Professional tracking, mixing and post-production studios line the hallways next to fully-equipped performance stages, classrooms, practice rooms, audio workstations, film production and editing facilities, all running virtually around the clock. With new programs and features constantly in development, MI is dedicated to remaining "The World's Most Innovative School of Contemporary Music".
- Bachelor of Music in Performance degree with majors in Guitar, Bass, Drum Set, Keyboard or Voice. Minors available include audio engineering and music industry studies.
- Associate of Arts Degree
- Certificate programs including Music Video, Film and Television, Independent Artist Development and Guitar Craft
Southwest Conservatory of Music, located in Fountain Valley, Orange County, California, is a music school offering professional music instruction to students as young as 18 months old, up through high school level and adults. We offer group lessons and private lessons for and have music students at all ages and levels. Students participate in music recitals, evaluations and competitions when they are ready to do so. Many of our students participate in the Certificate of Merit music evaluation program, which is organized by the Music Teachers' Association of California. This is a comprehensive music exam which evaluates the students in 5 areas of music study, including performance, technique, music theory, ear training and sight reading.
‘The Contemporary Music Course’ is an attractively presented high quality online music course for beginners, songwriters and arrangers. No previous qualifications are required. You'll have instant access for a year, to 130 lessons that stream instantly from the net to your computer, iPad or iPhone.
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‘The Language of Music (theory)’, ‘Chords and Harmony’, ‘Voicings / Arranging 1', ‘Basic Counterpoint’, ‘Writing for Drums’ and 'Writing for Guitar' - in production is 'Writing with a computer' (Sibelius software and Logic sequencing softwares).