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Music Recording & Audio Engineering School in Toronto, Ontario

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Recording Arts Canada, Toronto:
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. RAC's facilities are world-class. We have always had the best equipment, the hippest studios, and the most amazing technology.

Courses / Programs:

Photo of Music Recording & Audio Engineering School in Toronto, OntarioRAC offers a college-level program in Sound and Music Recording.

Our college-level programs of study combine a strong academic foundation, reinforced by extensive hands-on studio experience. Over 60% of our training is delivered in our studios and labs, working side by side with our instructional staff. There is no substitute for getting your hands on the equipment.

RAC instructors are some of the finest pros around and boast impressive credentials. Most have over 20 years experience in production. A number of them have earned Grammys, Junos, Golden Globes and Geminis. These industry professionals are part of the RAC team because of our reputation as the country’s leading Digital Arts School.

In addition to the careers in the music business, RAC's Digital Music and Sound Recording grads find employment in the computer and digital media industries, as well as in: sound for film and television; radio; theatre; sound installation; the live event industry, and many other applications involving sound and music production.

Accreditation:

RAC is accredited by the Ministry of Education in Québec (Permit # 359 505) and registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act in Ontario. Students at our colleges are eligible for various forms of financial assistance, including Canada Student Loans, OSAP, Québec Loans & Grants, RESP Plans, Employment Insurance, among others.

Why Study in Canada?

Image of Music Recording & Audio Engineering School in Toronto, OntarioCanada is a land of exceptional beauty - and opportunity. There are many reasons you might want to study in Canada and here are just a few:

· For 8 years in a row the United Nations has ranked Canada as one of the best places to live in the world. For 2004, Canada ranked 4th in the world.

· Canada enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world, a safe environment and a modern health-care system with equal access for all.

· Canada is a member of the G8 group of countries.

· Canada is one of the world's best-educated nations with a broad network of public and private schools, and more than 100 universities and colleges to choose from.

· In 1971, Canada was the first country in the world to adopt multiculturalism as an official policy, affirming the value and dignity of all Canadian citizens regardless of their racial or ethnic origins, their language, or their religious affiliation.

· Canada is a great place to do business. Besides its vast resources, it is the largest trading partner of the United States and has excellent trade relationships around the world.

· The U.S. dollar exchange rate is favourable to U.S. & international students.

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Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver BC
Courses / Programs
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 
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8 Month Diploma / Certificate Programs:
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Trebas Institute - Audio, Music, Film, Technology & Business School in ON & QC
Courses / Programs
Study at Trebas Institute, Canada’s leading audio and film school:

With campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario, Trebas Institute is a private, bilingual, post-secondary college in Canada specializing in the recording arts (audio, film and television, music and entertainment management), as well as business & technology.

Taught in both English and French, our programs are accessible to a wide range of students, and are updated to reflect changes within the industry.

Many of our programs also conclude with internships to give you something to put on your resume and to provide you with an opportunity to work out which role really suits your interests.

Since 1979, we’ve helped over 3,000 graduates (Canadian & international students) achieve their goals of working in film, business, music & technology by providing a range of affordable programs.

Trebas Institute provides state-of-the-art facilities in Montreal and Toronto, and access to industry equipment including audio and filmmaking gear, sign-out labs and studios. In addition, you’ll be able to participate in internships to help you showcase your knowledge and hone your skills.

Our instructors also bring a wealth of industry knowledge to the programs and are ready to provide you with the support you need to reach your ambitions. Contact us today to receive information on your  your chosen career path!
Accredited Diploma Programs:
- Diploma in Audio and Video Post-Production
- Diploma in Live Sound
- Diploma in Sound Recording
- Diploma in Sound Design
- Diploma in Audio Engineering and Production/DJ Arts
- Diploma in Film and Television Production
- Diploma in Film & Television Production and Post-Production
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- Diploma in Digital Marketing and Social Media
- Diploma in Event and Venue Management
- Diploma in Entertainment Management
- Diploma in Show and Event Management
- Diploma in Music Business Administration
MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts, Winnipeg, MB
Courses / Programs
MOSMA offered its first full time Diploma programme and part time courses 25 years ago and has trained students from all over Canada and around the world. Classes are focused where student benefit from small class sizes offering ample time for hands-on practical training and individual attention from faculty and mentors. Our resources are always available to students during their studies and throughout their careers.

MOSMA is the only long established Audio Production Institute in the Central Canadian Prairies and our growing industry looks to us for audio talent. Become part of a vibrant industry, be a MOSMA GRAD.
AUDIO IN MEDIA
Audio Engineering Diploma
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STUDIO RECORDING
2 evening per week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours

PRO TOOLS 101 - FUNDAMENTALS I
2 evenings per week, 7 Classes, 21 Hours

PRO TOOLS 110 - FUNDAMENTALS II
2 evenings per week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours

MIXING & EDITING TECHNIQUES
2 evenings per week, 6 Classes, 18 Hours

MUSIC CREATION WITH ABLETON
2 evenings per week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours

MUSIC PRODUCTION WITH ABLETON
2 evenings per week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours

INTERACTIVE MUSIC WITH ABLETON
2 evenings per week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours

DEVELOPMENTAL & YOUTH WORKSHOPS
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Edu-inter French Immersion Homestays, Quebec
Courses / Programs
• Edu-inter provides homestay programs with a local Quebec French-speaking family for a full language immersion experience for high school students ages 13-17. Please note that this is not a residential school program.

• Our Academic Year in French Program (10 months) and our High School Experience Program (3-6 months) aim to provide students with an in-depth French language immersion experience and the opportunity to attain a high level of fluency.

• Students are completely immersed into a local high school program, live with a French-Canadian family and participate in cultural activities and excursions.

• Quebec City is the only major city in Canada with a 100% French-speaking environment, making it the ideal place to learn French.
High School French immersion programs for teenagers ages 13-17:

• Academic Year in French Program: This program lasts 10 months from the end of August to the start of June.

• High School Semester Experience Program: This program lasts 3-6 months.

• Summer Bridge Program: This program aims to prepare students for the academic year program.

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Elite Music Academy, Toronto
Courses / Programs
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Metalworks Institute, Mississauga
Courses / Programs
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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.
1 Year Professional Diploma Programs:
- Digital Music Production
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- Audio Production & Engineering
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2 Year Professional Diploma Programs:
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Short Certificate Programs (Weekend Courses)
- Live Sound Production courses
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