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  • Voice
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:: Recording

Learn Pro Tools HD, Electronic Music Production, Live Sound, Mixing, and the Science at Art of Mastering!

February 17, 2016  ::  Get Inspired!

Develop both the technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

This Year  ::  Soundcraft

At AIMM you'll enjoy spectacular events like Soundcraft! "Mixing with Professionals" featuring Erykah Badu's front-of-house engineer and Kenneth Williams in live performances.

Our Mission
Audio Engineering School in Atlanta, Georgia

On top of excellent instrument based programs, the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers exceptional recording arts students with an immersive environment to help develop both technical and musical talents. 

Our goal is to help you establish the skills necessary to become a successful and professional producer/engineer.

AIMM's Modern Recording, Engineering, and Production Curriculum provides exciting possibilities through class and practical application instructions, live clinics featuring renowned and innovative engineers/producers, and audio and vieo computer lab instruction.

Learn From Experienced Professionals

It is obvious every day at AIMM the amount of time, effort, and creativity that our Recording Students pour into their craft. 

That is exactly why we are determined to find industry-leading instructors to help motivate and teach our students like you.

Our professionals have extensive experience and certification and/or music/engineering degrees and are dedicate to help you learn and maximize your potential. 

Discrimination Free

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media wholeheartedly believes that music, along with its technological facets, is a wonderful and universal language. Therefore, AIMM welcomes students from diverse backgrounds.

The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media absolutely does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, or sexual orientation. 

The program's stated objective is to provide the knowledge and assistance in producing a recording portfolio needed to obtain employment or self-employment in music production used in the world wide web, movies, television, radio, record labels, video film multi-media production studios, and live recording for bands and churches.

Important note: The Recording Certificate Program is designed to integrate with our existing guitar, bass, vocal and drum programs.

Recording Certificate Program Description

The ultimate goal of the Recording Program is to assist you in receiving the necessary education to further your recording and engineering abilities. With these adapted skillsets, we hope to send you off on a sturdily built path to successful employment. 

Just ask AIMM's alumni

Important note: The Recording Program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment.

Atlanta Recording Certificate Program

If you remain in good standing throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to take the Pro Tools Certification exam upon course completion. This is especially beneficial for students in the Recording Program.

Students in the Recording program are not required to complete General Education Courses. Students must show pass an entrance exam as described in Admissions procedures

The opportunities are limitless at The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. Your first step can begin today by applying.

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Program Curriculum
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LEVEL 1

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 100   Pro Tools | Native 101
2
RCD 101   Critical Listening Skills
1
RCD 110   Basic Keyboarding Skills
2
RCD 120   Music Theory Basics
2
RCD 130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
4
RCD 140   Introduction to Audio Production I
3
RCD 150   Skills Lab
1
Required Credit Hours 15

LEVEL 2

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 200   Pro Tools Native 110
2
RCD 205   Studio Interconnect Basics
2
RCD 220   Studio Acoustic Basics
1
RCD 231   MIDI: Sampling & Composition
2
RCD 240   Introduction to Audio Production II
3
RCD 255   Applied Computing Basics
2
Required Credit Hours 12

LEVEL 3

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 300   Pro Tools | HD 201
2
RCD 320   Electronic Music Production
4
RCD 330   DAW Editing and Processing
2
RCD 340   Introduction to Music Production
4
RCD 350   Introduction to Live Sound
2
Required Credit Hours 14

LEVEL 4

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD 400   Pro Tools HD 210M
2
RCD 410   Science & Art of Mastering
1
RCD 430   Music Business
1
RCD 435   Methods of Mixing
5
RCD 444   Advanced Music Production
6
RCD 460   Introduction to Audio Post Production
4
Required Credit Hours 19
Recording Total Required Credit Hours 60

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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