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Music Production & Audio Recording Schools in Canada

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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.

Photo of Music Production & Audio Recording Schools in CanadaDigital Sound & Music Recording
Our Digital Sound & Music Recording program revolves around practical hands-on instruction in our world-class recording facilities and on our cutting-edge digital audio workstations.

By studying in one of the best-equipped audio colleges in the world, students learn the skills and technologies audio production professionals use everyday. Over 60% of that training time is spent working hands-on with the equipment and working with our instructors.

RAC instructors are some of the finest pros around and boast impressive credentials in the audio and music business. RAC has cultivated an intimate and sensitive learning environment that encourages students to creatively explore and experiment. Our highly successful approach to learning has helped our students develop impressive sound and music recording skills.

The objectives and contents of the Digital Sound & Music Recording program revolve around developing solid skills in digital sound production, music recording, computer-assisted sound design, electro-acoustics, MIDI, music for film and television, post-audio, and surround sound mixing and recording. Our Digital Sound & Music Recording program reflects all of the major components of the rapidly evolving audio production universe.

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Amanda Tosoff Jazz and Blues Piano Lessons
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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.
- Private jazz and blues piano lessons for adults, kids & teens
- Jazz and blues theory
- Jazz and blues composition
- History and jazz styles
Trebas Institute - Audio, Music, Film, Technology & Business School in ON & QC
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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
- Diploma in E-Commerce and Online Business Management
- 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
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)
High Note Music Academy, Ottawa
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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.
Private & Group Music Lessons to Adults & Teenagers & Kids of all levels:

Musical Instrument Classes:
- Piano
- Guitar (Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Pop)
- Violin
- Accordion
- Ukelele
- Voice Training

Other Music Lessons:
- Music Theory Education
- Early Childhood Music Appreciation
- Master Classes
- Chamber / Ensemble Instruction

Tutoring Service:
- All grades from Preschool to High School
- Private and group tutorials available
- Specialty Workshops
- Preparation for TOEFL exam
Keystone International School, Toronto - Kindergarten & High School
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• Keystone International School in downtown Toronto offers both private kindergarten (for 4-5 year olds) and coed high school programs (Grades 7-12), as well as online high school courses & homeschool program for students globally to earn their Canadian High School Diploma.

• Keystone International Secondary School is a unique and dynamic school which follows the Ontario curriculum combined with a project-based, experiential approach to learning.

• The school was established by Keystone International Schools group with the aim of providing the children of expats as well as international students seeking to study abroad in Canada with the wonderful opportunity of high school studies in Ontario, in preparation for a smooth transition into post-secondary education.

• In preparation for college & university in North America, Keystone teaches students to think about what they learn, to understand, analyze, formulate, and propose logical solutions to non-routine problems. Students are taught to be resourceful, to connect their learning to real-life issues, to organize tasks, and manage their time to meet deadlines.

• International students are placed in carefully selected homestays in Toronto with a local family, with our student coordinator maintaining daily contact with the students and weekly contact with the families. Students are immersed in the Canadian culture, customs & values; easing their adaptation period. Alternatively, a Student Residence is available in downtown Toronto.
Kindergarten:
English & French Bilingual inquiry-based & academic program. Junior & Senior Kindergarten groups for 4-5 year olds.

Lower School:
Junior High School Grades 7 & 8

Upper-School:
High School Grades 9 - 12.
Compulsory Academic/University Preparation courses plus electives.

Keystone Online / Homeschool Programs:
Students globally can take online courses to earn their Canadian High School Diploma.
Langara College Continuing Studies, Vancouver
Courses / Programs
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.