Associate of Science in Recording Arts
Program Length – 18 months
The Recording Arts Program delivers the skills you need to succeed as an audio engineer and realize a career in the audio industry. Experienced instructors take you deep into recording, mixing, and mastering for music, post-production for film and television, along with live sound productions. This program provides hands-on training that utilizes incredible studio equipment and technology ranging from laptop based production software to advanced Logic and Pro Tools systems to large format control surfaces and analog consoles.
Gear for Every Student
We outfit you with an Apple MacBook Pro, Logic Pro X, Avid Pro Tools and Melodyne software, along with a large diaphragm condenser microphone, headphones, usb hub and a 1 TB hard drive so that you can record, mix and produce music anywhere, anytime!*
Areas of Focus
The Recording Arts Program provides courses that are in step with today’s entertainment industry, with curriculum that is designed to provide relevant knowledge for audio engineers. Areas of focus include;
- Microphone techniques
- Advanced recording, mixing and mastering techniques
- Sonic manipulation and editing—including vocal tuning
- Extensive Pro Tools training using Avid certified courseware
- Live sound—mixing, monitors and staging
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Avid Pro Tools Certification – The Los Angeles Recording School is an Avid-authorized training partner.
We are the Hollywood connection
It’s no secret: an important part of being successful is being connected. Our location in the center of Hollywood offers our students unparalleled access to entertainment industry professionals who speak with our students and share their insight and experience. Our students and alumni enjoy exclusive events with big names in the industry such as Brian Malouf, Stephen Flick, Jamey Scott and Nick Cave.
Record. Mix. Master.
Let’s take a look at your future
There’s more to the entertainment industry than simply flashing lights and fame, awards and red-carpet galas. Entertainment is a business. And as technology continues to change the ways in which we experience the music, movies, games, animation, and media in our lives, there is a greater need for talented and hard-working creative professionals to work behind-the-scenes and make it all happen. Here’s a glimpse into some of the career opportunities that a Recording Arts degree can open to you:
- Recording Engineer
- Dialogue Editor
- Sound Effects Editor
- Midi Programmer
- Studio Maintenance Engineer
- Mixing Engineer
- Supervising Sound Editor
- Sound Designer
- Sound Effects Mixer
- Mastering Engineer
- Sound Technician
*Specific types of gear and gear info subject to change without notice.