Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver:
Conveniently located in downtown Vancouver BC, Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd is Canada's elite accredited music and recording industry training facility, offering a range of 8 and 12-month Certificate and Diploma programs in courses such as Music Business, Advanced Music Production, and Beats & Urban Music Production among others. Nimbus teaches you the specifics on how to construct the business of your career, whether you’re an artist, manager, engineer, producer, publisher, indie label, promoter, and more. We've got the inside scoop on the music business from the industry professionals.
Nimbus School of Recording Arts offers the following diploma programs:
Live Sound and Recording (12-month Diploma / 8-month Fast Track Certificate)
In the Nimbus Live Sound program, you’ll learn to use analogue and digital mixing boards, master live miking techniques, diagnose and fix problems on the fly, PA design, acoustic treatment and more. You’ll also gain hands on experience in a working venue at a weekly Nimbus powered live show.
After gaining a foundation in audio engineering, you’ll take your skills out into the city where you’ll learn to master live sound engineering at a real venue. You’ll be mentored by industry professionals in the studio and at venues across Vancouver gaining practical skills in live sound mixing and recording.
Post-Production and Game Audio (12-month Diploma / 8-month Fast Track Certificate)
The Nimbus Post-Production and Game Audio program is a mentorship based hands-on specialization program equipping you to work in the exciting world of entertainment post-production sound. Learn audio post production and video game sound design for interactive environments.
As part of the Nimbus Post & Game Audio program you’ll learn to: effectively record and edit dialogue, create believable sound FX and Foley, work with talent, mix music for linear and interactive environments, and create and edit voice overs for games, animation, film and television.
Advanced Music Production (12-month Diploma Program)
Advanced Music Production (AMP) from Nimbus School of Recording Arts is a one-year audio engineering and music production diploma program designed to teach you how professionals work to create world-class recordings from beginning to end.
Courses / modules include:
- Advanced editing techniques, multiple pitch correction strategies
- Advanced mixing and mastering
- Artist and song selection, pre-production and rehearsal
- Dealing with conflict, human interactions, professional relationships and working with talent
- Familiarity with electronic and classical production
- Producing bed tracks, overdubbing, sonic textures
- Understanding the role of the producer, history, project setup and preparation
Beats & Urban Music Production (12-month Diploma Program)
Beats & Urban Music Production (BUMP) – Audio engineering and music production techniques in Hip Hop and Urban Music are changing the game by combining sounds from diverse genres with ground-breaking advances in music technology.
Courses / modules include:
- Advanced studio recording techniques
- Origins and culture of Hip Hop
- DAW, samplers, turntables, soft synths and plugins
- Growing your sound bank and demo reel
- Going from “In The Box” to “Traditional” rooms, where digital meets analog
- Hip hop as a business strategy
- Hip Hop production secrets
- Pre-production through to mastering
- Real-world projects from start to finish
- Sampling concepts
Advanced Music Business (8-month Diploma)
Nimbus Advanced Music Business students gain up-to-the-minute skills in the music business as it is today. Students of the Advanced Music Business program will run the Nimbus Record Label, promote albums and gain real, practical experience working with a functioning modern independent record label in Vancouver.
Courses / modules include:
- Digital and physical distribution
- Artist contracts
- Artist management
- Copyright law
- Tour publicity, merchandising
- Working with international artists
- Contract riders and liability
- Working with the press
- Event management
Introduction to the Music Industry (12-month Diploma)
If you love music but you’re not sure which area you’d like to focus on yet, this introductory diploma program is a great way to whet your appetite. You will gain valuable foundations in audio engineering, production and the music business while gaining experience working in the music industry.
A 12 Month Introduction to the Music Industry Diploma can lead to work as an:Advertising Audio Editor, Artist,Artist Manager, Audio Editor, Freelance Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Music Producer, Promoter, ProTools Operator, Recording Engineer, Studio Assistant Engineer, and more.
For further information on the programs listed above, including dates and fees, please contact us quickly via our Contact Page.
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