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Use the digital audio workstation Pro Tools to master the art of audio engineering and sound design. Living Arts College has been preparing high-end talent for the music and audio industries for over 30 years.
Find out how we discover, develop, and graduate today's professional creative talent at the School of Audio Production & Design at Living Arts College.
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Accelerated Pro Tools

The Audio Production & Design program will help you obtain Pro Tools certification. A faculty with decades of experience will help support your ambitions.

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 Accelerated Pro Tools

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Recording and Mixing Techniques

The Audio Production & Design program at Living Arts College provides you with hands-on experience using the same equipment that world class professionals use in the audio industry. Details count, and a deeper understanding of this equipment will greatly increase your professional worth.

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 Recording and Mix Techniques

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Music Production and Engineering

The aspiring audio engineer at Living Arts College will be rewarded with a full suite of exceptional studio tools. Plan a visit to Born to Rock (B2R) Studios at the Raleigh, North Carolina campus.

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 Music Production and Engineering

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Audio Production with Promotion & Marketing Focus

The Audio Production & Design program at Living Arts College also includes valuable insight into the business aspects of the audio industry, including marketing and promotion. Promote your own success!

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 Independent Production Promotion

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Audio Technology

Learn the technology behind the music you love from a dedicated faculty with decades of audio engineering experience. Begin your Pro Tools journey today at Living Arts College!

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 Audio Technology

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Critical Listening Skills Count

Become an authority in the music and audio production industries by developing you critical listening skills.

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 Critical Listening Skills Count

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Audio and MIDI Systems

Be prepared to make MIDI magic. MIDI continues to be an essential digital interlace used by audio engineers around the world and will become a valuable skill as you pursue professional success.

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 Audio and MIDI Systems

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Hybrid Recording and Mixing

Why not work at a high-end console? Born to Rock Studios at Living Arts College features Solid State DUALITY, a dual analog and digital mixing system found in some of the top audio production studios around the world.

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 Hybrid Recording and Mixing

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Business in Audio Production

As you pursue your education and career in Audio Production & Design, it is important to keep in mind that business and entrepreneur skills are essential for success. Plan to engage in the business side of audio creativity!

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 Business in Audio Production

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 LIVING ARTS COLLEGE?

Turn your passion for music into a skillset that focuses on higher rewards

The Audio Production & Design program at Living Arts College is a unique program that takes creative skills to a new level for the aspiring Audio Producer. Professionals working in today's audio industry face an array of obstacles, and competition is keen and aggressive. The Living Arts graduate, however, has the advantage because he or she is prepared with breakthrough skills and a strong portfolio of technical and creative competencies.

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Build upon key fundamentals while working in a studio environment.

Go beyond music theory. Work in small teams to practice the fundamentals of music production using Pro Tools audio engineering software. Additionally, you will learn promotion and advertising strategies designed to market your audio products and services.

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The curriculum for improving your professional potential and standing out from the crowd.

To succeed in the audio indsutry, you will need a platform that combines design excellence with measurable business and studio management goals, and this is what the Audio Production & Design program at Living Arts College can give you. Program content includes:

Foundation Study |  Audio Production & Design Studio Development |  General Education |  Website Marketing |  Portfolio Development

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McDSP AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY

Living Arts College is proud to use McDSP plugins on all its Pro Tools DAWs. Music production, post production, game audio, and sound design curriculum are enhanced by the highly effective and sonically excellent processors by McDSP. McDSP is an innovative Silicon Valley audio software company founded in 1998 by Colin McDowell. Beginning with the release of the pioneering equalizer plug-in FilterBank, McDSP has continued producing industry acclaimed and award-winning software titles. McDSP audio signal processing technology can be found in pro audio plug-ins for popular digital audio workstations including Pro Tools and Logic, the Avid VENUE and S3L live sound systems, Reason, as well as licensed algorithms in the gaming industry. McDSP audio algorithms are used by companies such as Activision, Bioware, and Microsoft, and in consumer products like the LouderLogic and Retro Recorder iPhone.

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David Brown
Audio Design Graduate

“I have enjoyed working on different projects with artists that other professors have brought in to work with us. This gives us great "hands ON" experiences.”

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Jared Macias
Audio Design Student

“I have always felt that I was so lucky to be a student here. My experience with Living Arts College has been great. The staff here are always keeping it interesting. The thing I admire the most about Living Arts College is the support I receive from everyone at the school. I wouldn't have been able to achieve what I have achieved without that caring environment.”

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John Poland
Audio Design Student

"Living Arts College is the definition of 'America's Creativity College.' Students that come here are passionate about their work, which in turn creates a brighter future in not only the communicative arts industry, but the communities surrounding."

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