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Music Recording & Audio Technology School in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts, Winnipeg, MB:
Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts is an audio production school with campuses both in the West End and Exchange Districts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We have been providing practical and intensive education in audio production for over 25 years.

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Our curriculum is built to deliver high career standard skillsets through intense hands-on training with small class sizes and individual attention from our faculty. Our resources are always available to our students during their studies and for the duration of their careers. Important to a solid curriculum and strong faculty is introducing students to industry professionals through mentorships, lectures and workshops, and providing our graduates with ample resources and opportunities, helping them transition into the industry.


Photo of Music Recording & Audio Technology School in Winnipeg, ManitobaWe believe that irrelevant of the avenue a student pursues in their career; they require the essential building blocks of capturing sound. Whether they are capturing a musical sound, spoken word, or a sound effect; the discipline of these tasks require grounded knowledge of the fundamentals which define Audio Production as a whole.

MOSMA offers low student to teacher ratios in its courses and it aims for small classroom settings where hands-on learning is enhanced. In following its mandate of providing optimal learning conditions for its students, MOSMA continues to encompass a variety of teaching and learning strategies within its course structure.

Our programme is an intensive and practical learning experience designed to provide graduates with the vocabulary, primary technical skills and concepts for a wide range of positions in the audio production industry.


Image of Music Recording & Audio Technology School in Winnipeg, ManitobaWith various positions such as recording studio engineers, live sound engineers, film set boom operators, audio technicians, sound designers, radio producers, music composers and educators, just to name a few; MOSMA graduates have established themselves within the audio industry throughout Canada and Internationally.

The following is a list of companies where our graduates have found employment.

Recording Studios/Post Production

441 Studios
Absurd Machine Studios
Sunshine Recording
Ocean Way Recording (Los Angeles, California)
Platinum Gold Studios
Dacapo Productions
MidCan Productions
NDB Studio Productions
Revelation Studios (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
SignPost Music
Studio 11
Video Pool Media Arts Centre
IATSE Local 856 Motion Picture Technicians
Backstage Rockstore (Chile)
Chasing Flame Audio Productions (Germany)
Sharpe Sound Studios (Vancouver, British Columbia)
EMC Studios (Thailand)
Vancouver Film School (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Western Post Production (Vancouver, British Columbia)


Corus Entertainment (CJOB/99.1 Peggy/Poer 97)
AM 1250 Radio
CBC Radio
Corus Entertainment (CJOB, Power 97 & Groove FM)
Woman's Television Network

Sound Reinforcement

Audio Works Production Services
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Stage Lite Manitoba
Sound Art Productions
West End Cultural Centre
William Glesby Centre (Portage La Prairie, Manitoba)
Celebrations Dinner Theatre
Manitoba Theatre Centre
Manitoba Lotteries Corporation
Winnipeg Folk Festival
Izzy Asper Jazz Performances
Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Corporate Audio/Video Divisons

Tel AV
Winnipeg Audio Visual
SW Audio & Visual (Kelowna, British Columbia)
Evolution Presentation Technologies

...to name a few.

AUDIO IN MEDIA (Full Time - Diploma):

Photos of MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts, Winnipeg, MBAudio Engineering - Diploma Programme
1 Year / 1,305 Hours Intensive
Maximum enrolment of 15 students
1 intake per year - September to June

Upon completion of this programme, students will train in the four main fields of audio production: Music Production, Live Sound, Sound for Film, TV, Game Audio, and Radio Production. With these skills students are highly qualified to gain positions in any field of the audio industry. Students attain valuable hands-on experience and introduction to the industry through various practical projects working with professionals in the industry as well as through out industry mentorships and finally through their final practicum and work experience.

The Audio in Media programme runs Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm, for 42 week equalling 1,305 hours. This is equivalent to a 2 year university or college programme. Our course is intensive and at the end of the year our grads move into the industry highly skilled and very confident as Audio Professionals.


Maximum class size of 5 students
2 Evenings per Week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours
No experience is required
Erin Campus

This course delivers a comprehensive introduction to the studio production workflow. Topics covered include: Consoles, Signal Flow, Microphones, Recording Techniques, and basic Mixing. On completion of this course, students will have hands-on experience and knowledge of the tools and basic setup to successfully conduct a simple recording session.

PRO TOOLS Fundamentals I (AVID):

Picture of Music Recording & Audio Technology School in Winnipeg, ManitobaMaximum Class Size of 5 Students
2 Evenings per Week, 7 Classes, 21 Hours
No experience required
Pre-requisite to Pro Tools Fundamentals II & Mixing & Editing Techniques

This course introduces fundamental Pro Tools concepts and principles, covering everything an individual needs to know to complete a basic Pro Tools project, from initial setup to final mixdown.

Students also learn to build sessions that include multi-track recordings of, MIDI sequences and virtual instruments. Hands-on exercises and projects introduce essential techniques for creating sessions, recording and importing audio and MIDI, editing session media, navigating sessions and arranging media on tracks, and using basic processing and mixing techniques to finalise a production.

MOSMA is a certified AVID Learning Partner

PRO TOOLS Fundamentals II (AVID):

Images of MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts, Winnipeg, MBMaximum Class Size of 5 Students
2 Evenings per Week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours
No experience required
Pre-requisite: Pro Tools Fundamentals I

This course expands upon the basic principles taught in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) course and introduces the core concepts and techniques students need to competently operate a Pro Tools system running mid-sized sessions.

Students learn to build sessions designed for commercial purposes and improve the results of their recording, editing, and mixing efforts. The hands-on exercises provide experience setting up sessions, importing media, working with digital video, spotting sound effects, using loop recording and MIDI Merge techniques, working with virtual instruments, warping with Elastic Audio, applying Real-Time Properties, creating clip loops, applying signal processing, using automation, and using submixes and track groups to simplify a final mix.

MOSMA is a certified AVID Learning Partner


Maximum Class Size of 5 Students
2 Evening per Week, 6 Classes, 18 Hours
Pre-requisite: Pro Tools Fundamentals I *Not required if experienced with Pro Tools

This course introduces students to contemporary mixing & editing techniques in music production using the industry standard Pro Tools software. Topics include; mixing concepts, internal 'in the box' signal routing, automation, signal processors and signal processing techniques.

On completion of this course, students will learn the steps in creating an efficient mix session and complete a full mix of their chosen material.

MOSMA is a certified AVID Learning Partner


Maximum Class Size of 5 Students
2 Evening per Week, 8 Classes, 24 Hours
No Experience Required

This course delivers an introduction to this ever popular program which will open up new possibilities and change the way you think about making music.

On completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic musical elements such as rhythm, harmony, tempo, timbre, form, structure, and the Ableton Live software workflow.

Updated: 2020-03-14
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Address: 1588 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba , Canada
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Recording Arts Canada, Toronto
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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 offers a college-level program in Digital Sound and Music Recording.
The Beauty Box by Sheriff - Professional Makeup Classes in MB & Canada
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• The Beauty Box by Sheriff is Canada's #1 MUA School & Beauty Retailer.

• Situated in south downtown Winnipeg MB, The Beauty Box by Sheriff is a professional academy of makeup art that provides high-quality makeup classes and makeup artist certification programs.

• Due to high demand, we provide makeup classes in a range of locations throughout Canada through our exclusive mobile makeup bootcamps.

• Our mobile makeup classes are available in Brandon, Thompson, The Pas and Steinbach MB; Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge in Alberta; Vancouver and Victoria in BC; Regina and Saskatoon in Saskatchewan; Montreal in Quebec; Fredericton in NB; and Halifax in Nova Scotia.

We also offer mobile makeup classes in the following cities in Ontario: Toronto, Brampton, Mississauga, North York, Vaughan, Etobicoke, London, Scarborough, Pickering, Barrie, Kenora, Thunderbay ON.

• Taught by highly-experienced instructors, our makeup bootcamps aim to mould a novice student into a professional makeup artist.

• We offer financing to qualified students, and pass along job opportunities to our graduates who are offered work experience (and occasionally paid employment) in our cosmetics retail stores.

Student Review:
• "After researching various makeup programs, I decided to attend Sheriff Professional Academy of Makeup Art in Winnipeg MB. It was a wise choice that assisted me in gaining my dream career right after graduating the program. My portfolio assisted me in standing out from my competition.."
Professional in-Class, Private & Online Makeup & Beauty Training:

Makeup Artist Certification Program - in Winnipeg only:
Consists of four modules - Beauty & Bridal, Film & Fashion, Make-up For Photography, Portfolio Building, Bonus Class: Marketing & Networking.
•Airbrush Makeup
•Body Painting Makeup Artistry
•Special Effects Makeup Artistry
•Hair Styling Classes
•Skincare Classes
•Eyelash Extension
•Personal Makeup Bootcamps (1-week Makeup Artist Certificate bootcamp program, 2-day Eyelash Extension classes)
•Makeup Classes for Teens
•Mobile Makeup Classes across Canada & USA
•Online Makeup Classes
Updated: 2020-03-13
Updated: 2020-03-13
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:
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- Advanced Music Production
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- 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)
London Art Portfolio, UK
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• London Art Portfolio provides successful Art and Design portfolio preparation courses and foundation courses in Central London in all areas of fine art and design to students from Canada & around the world - at all levels. We help to prepare you for University applications, professional interviews, or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters Degree, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing British and international students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career.

• With class size limited to 12 students, we offer a very personal, tailored service throughout the year.

"Central Saint Martins has offered me a place on Foundation Pathway: Graphic Design. I'm so happy! Thank you so much for your guidance and all heart that you put in to help me out."
- Aleksandra, Poland

"At the end of the course, I had an interview at the London College of Fashion and was accepted! It was a great victory & I owe a lot to London Art Portfolio! Thank you very much!"
- Paola, Italy
Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in:

• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• 3D Design / Architecture

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• Foundation Course in Art and Design
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Corporate Workshops
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)
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.
Online Candle Making Courses in Canada & Worldwide
Courses / Programs
• Learn how to make high quality, unique candles from the comfort of your own home or work studio with The Candle Academy, a leading international candle design school owned by a UK candle designer based in Jamaica.

Home Study / Online Candle Making Classes in Canada, the U.S. or around the world include the choice of Live Seminars via Skype with Gary Simmons - one of the top candle designers in the world from the UK, or lessons via HD Video & PDF information files.

• These distance learning candle making courses for complete Beginners to Advanced artists will start you on the path to an exciting new career in candle design or a very rewarding hobby!

• These intensive candle making training courses are Hands-on and Very Visual, and follow the same techniques as our onsite programs, making it an ideal solution for people that live too far to be able to attend in Jamaica in person.

• Perhaps you would prefer to learn in person through an incredible educational program and vacation in beautiful Jamaica in the Caribbean!

• Business start-up and Hobby courses offered year-round, both onsite or online. Welcome to this very special profession!

Candle Academy Student Reviews:

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Online Candle Making Courses

Candle Making Seminars via Skype:

HD Video Course Options:

Clear, Concise, Interactive Teaching:
These comprehensive candle making courses aim to equip you with the creative, technical, and commercial skills you need to make a livelihood from this special profession.

Training is Hands-on and Very Visual.