Enter a course name, school type and location:

Music Technology & Audio Engineering School in Maryland

Contact Our School

The Sheffield Institute For The Recording Arts:
The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts (SIRA) is located in Phoenix, Maryland. Amidst the rolling green hills of northern Baltimore County, Sheffield is within easy driving distance of Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia and New York City. The mission of SIRA is to provide graduates with a formal education in TV and Radio broadcasting, audio / video technology. Hands-on experience is gained while working with industry professionals and instructors on state-of-the-art equipment. The AudioWorks certified program gives the audio engineering student both a solid foundation in audio technology and the hands-on experience that will get him or her in the door of a major facility. Formal lectures are given in the studios and classrooms by industry professionals. These lectures range from basic introductory courses to advanced training in leading edge technology. Lab courses involve equipment use from basic function through advanced techniques on professional equipment.

Email: Contact us here     ( or request a callback ).

AudioWorks Program:

Photo of Music Technology & Audio Engineering School in MarylandBecoming an audio engineer, whether behind the console in a professional recording studio or behind the console at a major rock concert, is a dream of many. However, as many people have come to find out, the dream cannot become reality for the individual who lacks the proper training and experience. The AudioWorks program gives the audio student both a solid foundation in audio technology and the hands-on experience that will get him or her in the door of a major facility. Upon successful completion of the AudioWorks program, graduates will be qualified to apply for entry level employment in one or more of the following positions: Studio Recording Engineer, Live Recording Engineer, Front of House Sound Reinforcement Engineer, Monitor Engineer, Audio for Video Engineer, Non-Linear Digital Audio Editor, Remix Engineer, Equipment Sales, Installation Technician.

About Us:

In 1995 The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts (SIRA) was created to provide vocational instruction and hands-on-training to aspiring students of audio, video, broadcasting, and system integration. The Maryland Higher Education Commission approved SIRA in 1996. This enormous breadth of experience and equipment makes SIRA unique in the industry and a perfect place for a student to learn from the inside what it takes to be successful in the real world.

Today the facility has grown to over 20,000 square feet containing world-class audio and video facilities. Audio studio A, our largest studio, contains an analog SSLDuality console and 48 track Pro Tools HDsystem. Audio studio B contains a digital YamahaDM2000 console and a 48-track Pro Tools HD system. Sheffield also takes its facilities on the road with the all digital SSL MT+ and dual Pro Tools HD equipped remote audio truck.

Email: Contact Us

Request a Callback

Address: 13816 Sunnybrook Road, Phoenix, Baltimore, Maryland , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-07-30 were from:

adelphi;   Maryland;   Baltimore;   baltimore,md;   Owings Mills;   Shreveport;   and more.
Related Schools & Programs. Inquire to our admissions team today:
The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University
Courses / Programs
Study English at a top U.S. university this summer!

• Based just 15 minutes north of Downtown Baltimore (on the East Coast of the United States),the English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University provides an 8-week English language immersion summer camp for non-native English speaking adults and college-age students. We also offer our 8-week intensive English programs year-round as well as a TOEFL Test Preparation course.

• Full-time students study in class for 20 hours a week, and also work with classmates on projects outside of class and in the community. Part-time students have a variety of class options to fit their schedule.

• The English Language Institute summer program is an excellent course for international students from around the world who wish to improve their English language skills for academic and career advancement. We offer a wide range of modern facilities for our English students on our university campus.

Student Reviews:
"The program is very well built to learn and/or improve your English, the classes are interesting and the staff really helps you to reach your goal - whatever it is."
- Mark, Switzerland

"After learning English at the ELI, I have made big progress in English listening, speaking, reading and writing. My TOEFL score progressed from 490 to 567. The teachers here are very nice."
- Yaoping, China
8-week Summer English Language Program:

• Full-time & part-time options available

• Levels: High Beginner to Advanced Levels

Modules / Course Units include:
• Listening & Speaking
• Vocabulary
• Pronunciation
• Writing & Grammar
• Reading & Discussion

Further English Courses:
• Intensive, 5-week, TOEFL Test Preparation course
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy
Courses / Programs
• Get certified as a spray tanning professional in Maryland from the comfort of your own home or workplace with online classes from Aviva Spray Tanning Academy!

• Based in MA, we provide two comprehensive 3-hour web-based sunless spray tan training courses for beginner to advanced level beauty professionals in Baltimore, Silver Spring, Frederick, or throughout Maryland and nationwide.

• Earn full spray tan certification with the world's first spray tan training academy! Graduates receive a Spray Tan Certificate on successful completion of your course.

• In addition to our online courses, Aviva provides in-class spray tan training in a host of cities throughout the United States and Canada, including Philadelphia PA, NYC, Indianapolis IN, Chicago IL and many more.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee, so you can study worry-free.

• Our interactive short courses are ideal if you want to add a spray tanning certification to your beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, or improve the profitability of your current spray tanning business.

• Our students include mobile spray tanning business owners, spray tanning consultants, estheticians, cosmetologists, salon professionals, hair stylists, makeup artists and anyone else that wants to be a professional spray tanning consultant.

Student Review:
"The training has given me the tools to become an expert in spray tanning and feel confident in the service I am providing."
• T’Ann
Online Spray Tan Training:
Delivered through our Academy’s Virtual Learning Environment with course content available 24/7.

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace

• An Aviva Academy Sunless Certificate will be awarded and mailed to you on completion of your online course.

In-class certification programs are also available in cities throughout the U.S.
Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics
Courses / Programs
Accredited Online, Distance Learning & Live Training.

Behavioral Health & Leadership Dynamics (BHLD) provides a range of accredited and certified online, distance learning, and live training programs in Life Coaching, Leadership, Management, Team-Building Development, and Holistic Health Practices.

Established in 1995, BHLD's quality certification programs for both individuals & corporations are designed to fit with your work schedule and family life.

Our tailored corporate coaching and consulting training programs for companies and professionals can be delivered online and onsite to front-line employees, supervisors, managers, senior personnel, executive directors, board members, and CEOs.

BHLD’s coach training is accredited by the Centers for Credentialing and Education (CCE).

In addition, BHLD is approved as an authorized sponsor of continuing education by the following organizations: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC); American Psychological Association (APA); and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB).

Student Testimonial:
"I feel I personally learned and studied as much as I would from a two to four year college but in a much shorter amount of time.

The lectures were formatted in a well thought out manner to give each student personalized attention, answer our questions, share our own experiences, and interact with each other."
Pat H., Master Life Coach
Online Certification Programs for Individuals:

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available for some professionals
- Life/Spiritual Mentor
- Life Coach
- Master Life Coach
- Health & Wellness Practitioner
- Corporate Life Coach
- "Start Your Business" - Online Course as a Add-on to the certification programs

Online Corporate Training for Organizations / Companies:
- Corporate Life Coach 
- Leadership Coach
- Executive Coach
- Organizational Consultant

We also provide Continuing Education for coaches, professional counselors, psychologists & social workers.
International Music Institute and Festival USA
Courses / Programs
The International Music Institute and Festival (IMIF) is an intense summer program for advanced young violinists, violists, cellists, and pianists. The program is held on the scenic campus of Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg (60 miles north west of Baltimore), Maryland. Our main objective is to assist young musicians in reaching their personal and musical goals by supporting, nurturing, and showcasing their talent. Our faculty and guest artists are internationally acclaimed performers who have performed on the world's greatest stages and with the most famous orchestras. They are also genuinely committed to assisting the next generations of musicians in their development.

Students ages generally range from 14-26, however, students of all ages are welcome to apply. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The International Music Institute and Festival USA takes place at Mount Saint Mary's - one of the oldest and highly respected American universities. Located in scenic Emmitsburg, Maryland, the campus is an hour from Baltimore or Washington D.C. and 15 minutes from historic Gettysburg, PA.
Summer Music Program includes:

- Four lessons with acclaimed faculty (violin, viola, cello, or piano)
- Master classes and recitals by renowned guest artists
- Presentations on topics such as “Effective Practicing” and “Careers in Music”
- Reflections on personal and musical development
- Gentle morning exercises (stretches) tailored to musicians
- Participation in chamber music rehearsals and performances
- Solo performance opportunities
- Recreational and social activities
Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for US / international students & professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

• We also provide summer study abroad programs.

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
- Orlando, USA, Animation Production
1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

• Architecture
• Animation Production
• Acting
• Costume with Performance Design
• Creative Events Management
• Dance
• Fashion Studies
• Film Production
• Fine Art
• Graphic Design
• Illustration
• Interior Architecture & Design
• MakeUp for Media & Performance
• Modelmaking
• Photography
• Textiles
• Visual Communication
• Visual Effects Design & Production

Further Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Art, Design & Media (2 terms)

• Preparation for Masters (1 or 2 terms)
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)