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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.

OUR TEACHING METHODS:

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.

OUR GRADUATES:

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)

Broadcasting

Corus Entertainment (CJOB/99.1 Peggy/Poer 97)
AM 1250 Radio
CHVN
CBC Radio
CBC TV
CKY TV
Corus Entertainment (CJOB, Power 97 & Groove FM)
Woman's Television Network
NCI
APTN
A-Channel

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
FemFest
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.

STUDIO RECORDING (Part Time):

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

MIXING & EDITING TECHNIQUES:

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

MUSIC CREATION WITH ABLETON:

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.

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Address: 1588 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba , Canada
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Recording Arts Canada, Toronto
Courses / Programs
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RAC offers a college-level program in Digital Sound and Music Recording.
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.
The Virtual School of Music
Courses / Programs
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)
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
- 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
Keystone Toronto International High School
Courses / Programs
• 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.
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 
- 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)