Graduate Program - Music Technology

Advanced Certificate in Tonmeister Studies

Degree: Advanced Certificate in Tonmeister Studies



Start Date:
Fall semester

Application Deadline:
January 6

Tonmeisters supervise both technical and artistic personnel during the production of music, sound recordings, and live broadcasting, and work in many areas of music and sound production including record production, radio, film, education, and product design. Producing classical music is the primary focus, although other genres of acoustic and electro-acoustic music apply to the field, including modern classical, jazz, world, rock, and folk music.

This advanced certificate in Tonmeister Studies prepares you for a career in music production, artistically and technically. You can also choose to complete this advanced certificate as part of a dual-degree option with an MM in Music Technology

What you'll learn
  • Speciailized Tonmeister technology
  • Ear training for audio engineers
  • Advanced audio production

See the curriculum for this advanced certificate.

How you'll learn

You will develop a specialization in Tonmeister Studies through courses in technology and theory, and an internship.

How to apply

Candidates entering this program must demonstrate a substantial background in music theory, recording technology, electronics, and acoustics. If your primary instrument is not piano, you must demonstrate basic piano skills and be able to read and transpose directly from a concert score. An entrance portfolio of recorded works and an interview will be required to demonstrate technical know-how, prior music production experience, and commitment to the recording arts.

See more information on admissions requirements.