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Music Technology / Sound Engineering Courses in Dublin

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Sound Training College, Dublin:
Ideally located in Temple Bar, the social and cultural heart of Dublin, Sound Training College (STC) provides a range of full and part-time Diploma and Certificate courses covering all aspects of Music Technology. STC places a strong emphasis on the ‘hands on’ element on all of our music courses (full-time, part-time, day, evening & weekend). We provide the developing music technology industry with highly trained personnel in the areas of Sound Engineering, Live Sound & Stage Production and Music Production.

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Photo of Music Technology / Sound Engineering Courses in DublinSTC is committed to developing comprehensive educational programmes in music technology and sound engineering that reflect the demands of the current music industry.

The modern sound engineer/producer faces professional challenges that must be met in order to compete in this highly competitive field. These challenges require that the modern professional is armed with a broad skillset underpinned by substantial knowledge and experience.

The Sound Training College is at the heart of the music industry and was developed to incorporate our top facilities:

- The Button Factory
- Apollo Recording Studio
- Sun Recording Studio
- Grouse Lodge Recording Studio - Ireland's premier residential studio

Full & Part-Time Diploma & Certificate Music Technology Courses:

Image of Music Technology / Sound Engineering Courses in DublinThe courses are delivered by a team of experienced industry professionals, all of whom are acknowledged experts in the music business.

Additional specialised areas of the course are taught by a panel of guest lecturers (past lecturers have included Elvis Costello, Tim Finn (ex Crowded House), Daniel Lanois (producer of the ‘The Joshua Tree’ by U2), Pete Holidai (producer) and Martin Clancy (Jack L Manager).

Full-Time Music Technology Courses
- Sound Engineering and Music Technology
- Advanced Sound and Music Technology 
- Live Sound, Lighting and Stage Production 
- Certified Beginner and Intermediate Course (with Martin Clancy)
- Practical Electronics for Musicians

Part-Time / Short Music Courses:
- Live Sound 
- Sound and Music Technology
- DJ and Production
- Electronic Production

Music Camps & Workshops:
- Introduction to Recording Weekend
- Sound Engineering Summer Camp

Preparing Students for Careers in Music:

- STC have been successful in preparing their advanced students for 3rd level higher education programmes, including Queens Belfast and the MA in Music Technology Trinity College Dublin.

- Having worked closely with industry for the past 10 years STC have developed various programs for students wishing to gain employment after the course.

- Based in the largest professional music training facility in Europe, the Sound Training College boasts an impressive placement record for ex students including: Temple Bar Music Centre / Temple Lane Recording Studios, RTE, Channel 4, Formula 1 Administration, Windmill Lane, Grouse Lodge Warner Brothers, Sony, 98 FM, The Church (Dave Stewart), Westland, The Helix, Slane Castle, Robbie Williams, U2, BBC, The Ark, MCD, Mercury Records, Brian McFadden, Def Leppard and more.

State-of-the-Art Facilities:

Photos of Sound Training College, DublinAll students have a dedicated workstation in every classroom. Software includes:

- Logic 9, Protools LE Version 8, Protools M-Powered Version 8, MAC OSX Leopard, Pure Data, C-sound, Reason 4...

Location:
STC is located in one of the most popular tourist and cultural areas of Dublin - Temple Bar. The college is surrounded by a huge collections of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and art galleries. The college is easily reached by all modes of public transport in the city.

Our administration office, media lab, Elektra recording studio, and the Bridge post-production studio are located on the 3rd floor of the Temple Bar Music Centre.

Other facilities including Apollo and Sun recording studios, PC lab, research lab, practical lab and Protools lab are located just opposite the Music Centre on Temple Lane.

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