A sound education

Audio production at the Art Institute of Atlanta

Let’s make some real noise. As part of our Bachelor of Arts in Audio Production Program, students will join industry professionals and other individuals to explore their shared creative passion. All while working to discover their own unique talents, as well as uncover new ones. Our professional courses will show how to record, edit, mix, and master digital audio using industry-standard equipment. We’ll cover everything from producing live and studio music to designing sound for film, radio, TV, web, live performances, and more. With a professional audio recording studio as their classroom, we can help students engineer the career they’ve always wanted.

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The Audio Production curriculum offers a wide range of courses that teaches everything from foundational basics to the latest industry trends. With a hands-on creative community that includes industry experts, students will have the opportunity to develop skills to produce live and studio music and to design an impressive array of sound for all types of media, from concerts to film to the web. Subjects may include:
  • Audio Technology
  • Remote and Field Recording
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Science of Sound
  • Audio Recording
  • Broadcast Audio
  • Music and Studio Business
  • MIDI Production
  • Professional Communication
  • Digital Audio Workstations
  • Audio Post-Production
  • Audio Electronics
  • Audio Engineering
  • Studio Recording
  • Audio Mixing
  • Audio for Interactive Media
  • Sound Design
  • Streaming Media and Webcast

In a class of our own.

The Art Institute of Atlanta is an institution with a rich history of academic achievement. We are a private college of creative professional studies that prepares students for careers in design, media, fashion and culinary arts. Our academic programs are formulated with industry input to ensure our students have the opportunity to develop skills and competencies that are aligned with industry standards. We have taken the extra measure in development of our curriculum to provide career-oriented education that addresses the multifaceted needs of the emerging global market.

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4,675
Art Businesses
in Atlanta Region
2,000%
Growth
In Entertainment and Media Industries Since 2010
45
Months
To Complete Program
Atlanta is located in Fulton County, GA and is home to 4,675 arts-related businesses that employ 45,219 creative individuals. Atlanta now commands the fourth largest entertainment/media sector in the United States, generating more than 800 film and television projects and employing over 30,000 workers. Since 2010, Atlanta has seen an astonishing 2000% growth in the entertainment and media sector. And by 2022, Atlanta entertainment and media jobs are projected to grow by 15 percent, according to the Georgia Department of Labor. Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Audio Production are prepared to seek entry-level positions as Audio Post-Production Engineers, Audio Software Designers/Producers, Foley Artists, Editors, Mixers, Music Editors/Producers, and Sound Designers.

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Meet some of our alumni

Edgar Jaramillo

Audio Production – Class of 2011

Edgar Jaramillo is the music producer for Telmundo’s show “La Voz Kids.” He oversees the entire music department, which includes an eight piece band, audio tech department, and music licensing. “I am responsible for building the shows’ music repertoire and assigning the songs to all the contestants. In addition, I supervise the post production process for the music side, and approve all music mixes before they go to air.”

Alejandro Olivares

Audio Production – Class of 2012

Alejandro Olivares is the head of the audio department for Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids” Season 4. He’s responsible for the design, implementation, and correct deployment of the audio infrastructure related to the show’s tapings on the its main stage. “This includes leading a team of three other mixers and engineers, one wireless frequency specialist, one commuincations expert, and five audio technicians and assistants. After the correcft set up and testing of all the audio components, I [am responsible for the] program mix. In essence it is tying and marrying all the audio elements such as dialogue, music, pre-recorded packages, and sound effects with the director’s cut.”

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