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Advanced Certificate, Tonmeister Studies

Train for a career as a Tonmeister, a role in which you will 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.

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Advanced Certificate in Tonmeister Studies

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Throughout your certificate program, you’ll learn how to use specialized Tonmeister technology, develop ear training crucial for audio engineers, and learn the techniques and skills of advanced audio production. You will also develop a  specialization in Tonmeister Studies through courses in technology and theory, and an internship.

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.

As a student in the advanced certificate, you also have the opportunity to enhance your degree and earn a master's degree in Music Technology.

You 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.


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