A.C.S. - Recording and Sound Design Musitechnic
Our Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.) - Recording and Sound Design is taught only by active industry professionals and has a strong practical focus.
Musitechnic has been a leader in audio and music production training since 1987. The courses are taught by audio and music industry professionals to prepare a new generation of audio specialists and music creators using a “hands-on” approach to teach modern production techniques.
Each student has access to over 60 Digital Workstations in the labs and can reserve our 9 studios free of charge during the school year to work on school and personal projects.
Our numerous partnerships and complete program allow our students to optimize their chances of making a living while pursuing their passion thanks to a targeted, comprehensive, and quality education as well as regular offers of internships allowing them to network and practice in a professional context.
The program is divided into 4 sessions spread over 16 months and once successfully completed, earns an ACS diploma in audio production techniques.
The first session is dedicated to learning the basics of audio recording, computer-assisted music production, and the knowledge needed to build, optimize and operate your digital audio workstation.
- The Audio Industry
- Audio Recording 101 & 201
- Digital Audio Workstation
- Introduction to Computer-Assisted Music
The second session puts into practice the notions seen in audio recordings while presenting more advanced concepts & practices. You will also discover the basics of music editing and sound mixing as well as audio post-production for video.
- Music Creation 101
- Audio Postproduction
- Audio Mixing 101
- Music Editing
The third session completes the first two sessions with sound mixing and music creation courses presenting the more advanced tools and techniques to go even further. Building on the notions acquired in the previous sessions, you will also learn basic music theory and music-making techniques to create a fully original production.
It is also in this session that you will learn how to create the different sound elements of a video game and how to integrate them using Audiokinetic’s Wwise audio engine.
- Music Creation 201
- Audio for Video Game
- Audio Mixing 201
- Career Management
Finally, the fourth session comes to put into practice all the techniques assimilated during your training with different projects to be carried out in post-production and music production. It also includes critical listening and career management courses during which you will have to choose between an internship or a final project to stand out from the crowd.
- Music Production Project
- Postproduction Project
- Critical Listening
- Career Management: Internship or Final Project
As a Musitechnic student, you’ll benefit from our student's services, with, for example, internships & jobs announce as well as some discounts with our numerous partners, manufacturers of audio products.