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Located in the beautiful harbourside district of North Vancouver, BC, the Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT) is one of Canada’s premier Audio Engineering and Music Production schools, and offers technically advanced audio training with Diploma and Certificate courses in Audio Engineering and Music Production, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and Advanced Recording Artist development.
We are dedicated to the pursuit of creative excellence combined with the technical knowledge and networking skills necessary to succeed in today’s highly competitive audio industry. Our primary objective is to ensure that, by graduation, our students have achieved the level of proficiency and confidence required to enter the world of professional recording and music production.
Harbourside Institute of Technology is accredited by the PCTIA - the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (of BC).
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. All the HIT instructors are successful professionals currently active in the recording, game audio, post audio and film industries.
- Audio Engineering and Music Production Diploma program (9-month)
- Electronic Music Production Diploma (6-month)
- Advanced Recording Artist Diploma program (3-month)
- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 130 (Game Audio)
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210M
- Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques
- Ableton 101: Weekend Workshop
2.Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver BC
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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)
The Virtual School of Music is your online source for live music instruction offering one-to-one music instruction for students 16 years and older in the areas of woodwinds, brass, strings, guitar, bass, percussion, keyboard, and voice. Other individual classes include music theory, jazz improvisation, music education courses for music teachers and our new College Prep Programs. Group classes are available in the areas of music theory, basic jazz improvisation or sectional workshops.
Private Online Instruction for Students 16+ years:
- Woodwinds, brass, guitar, bass, percussion, strings, keyboard, and voice
- Music theory
- Jazz improvisation
- Music education for music teachers
- College Prep Programs
- Group classes
- Workshops for Kids (5 - 11 years)
Located in the Nepean suburb, south of downtown Ottowa, ON, High Note Music Academy provides high quality practical and theoretical music lessons and tutoring for adults and children of all ages. Instruments include: Violin, piano, guitar, voice, accordion and ukulele. Opportunities are also available for music theory education, master classes and chamber/ensemble instruction, and a variety of community and regional performances.
High Note Music Academy seeks to instill and enhance a love of music in all of its students, whether their musical endeavours are for personal pleasure, or with higher performance or career aspirations. Let us help you achieve the high notes of musical success!
High Note Music Academy is dedicated to giving children and young adults the head start they deserve. Instruction is provided by top quality and experienced music educators. Get your kids started on the road to musical enjoyment and success today.
In addition to our musical programs, High Note is pleased to provide an extensive tutoring program covering all major subjects. Our highly educated teachers will enable your children to considerably improve their academic skills.
Langara College is one the leading undergraduate institutions in BC providing University Studies, Career Studies, and Continuing Studies programs and courses annually to more than 21,000 students. Langara College Continuing Studies offers a diverse range of lifelong learning opportunities, with over 700 courses and over 35 certificate programs.
Langara College Continuing Studies provides two full-time music programs; the one-year Digital Music Production (DMP) Certificate Program, and the 14-week Singer-Songwriter Certificate Program.
Both programs are full-time and take place Monday-Friday from 6 PM-10 PM. The courses are taught by instructors who are both experienced educators, as well as active members in the music business as composers, songwriters, producers, arrangers, engineers, re-mixers, DJs, and more.
Entry into both programs is based on a short interview and recorded examples of an applicant's work.
The Digital Music Production Program is an intensive, one-year full-time program training freelance music producers and composers for film, TV, gaming, advertising & multimedia.
The Singer-Songwriter Certificate Program gives the aspiring singer/songwriter (from novice to advanced) the opportunity to hone their skills in song writing, performing live, recording demos, and marketing & promoting their music.
The DMP program is limited to 16 students and the Singer-Songwriter program to 11 students.
Situated in Mississauga ON, in the Greater Toronto Area, Metalworks Institute is a dedicated music school based in a highly-respected, state-of-the-art recording studio. We provide a wide range of 1 Year and 2 Year Diploma Programs as well as Weekend Certificate courses in a variety of music production and entertainment topics.
The educational division of Metalworks was launched in 2005. Metalworks Institute first opened with one available program (Audio Production and Engineering), and since then, the enrollment has grown to more than 250 students and 11 full-time programs are now offered. A partnership with the third Metalworks Company, Metalworks Production Group, has allowed our Live Production and Show Management students to benefit from the same hands-on experience as those studying studio production.
For 20 years MOSMA is proudly Manitoba’s only Audio Production Institute.
In 1995 Doug Blakely and Carlos Vela developed a curriculum and facility focused solely on educating students with the technical skill required to begin a career in the Audio Industry.
Important to a solid curriculum and strong faculty is exposing students to industry professionals through mentorships, lectures and workshops, and providing our graduates with ample resources and opportunities; helping them transition into the industry. In tandem, MOSMA has the privilege to continuously build strong relationships with our local and national arts community and maintain involvement with many outreach programs. These are all elements of our continued success.
In this industry, our grads are trained with the skills necessary to compete, thrive, and pursue a successful career.
Amanda Tosoff is an experienced jazz pianist and educator and offers private piano lessons in jazz and blues piano, theory, composition and more in Toronto, Ontario. All levels and ages are welcome - children, teenagers and adults.
Amanda holds a BA in Music, Jazz studies and has won several awards including the Montreal Jazz Festival Grand Prix de Jazz in 2009. She has performed all over Canada, taught privately and at community music schools, and has run clinics in various schools, colleges and universities. In addition to performing all across Canada, she has released 3 CDs and has been featured on CBC radio and at festivals including the Montreal Jazz Festival.
Recording Arts Canada (RAC) has two campuses in Toronto, Ontario & Montreal, Quebec. We are a Digital Arts college that provides an unparalleled learning experience in the creative arts of Sound and Music Recording and Digital Media. We've created the best possible learning environment for those who believe they were meant to be creative and want to work with the most powerful digital sound and imaging technologies. Take control of your future in audio engineering and music recording. The audio production industry has been at the forefront of new technologies – evolving as a vital part of today's media platforms, providing new challenges and solutions as well as an explosion of new opportunities.