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The Music School Bangalore


Certification In Sound Engineering

Become an expert in music production and composition with our Associate Degree. Gain hands-on experience and industry knowledge to start your music career.

2 Year Course

Awarding Body: OFQUAL UK

Credits: 120 at Level 4, 120 at Level 5

Intake: July and Feb

Live practical studio sessions

Course Highlights

  • Receive guidance from professional musicians with years of performance and teaching experience.

  • Utilize state-of-the-art studio facilities and participate in practical exercises led by seasoned sound engineers.

  • Mac labs, and SSL Matrix studios for practical sessions guided by expert producers and composers.

  • Participate in workshops led by global talents, and perform in weekly open mic events at the school.

  • Yes, the credits can be transferred to AIMS to continue your studies in Australia

  • Analytical Skills

    • Evaluation of Own Work: Learn to critically evaluate your own recordings.

    • Microphone Types and Placement: Make informed decisions on microphone selection and placement.

    • Developing Strategies for Improvement: Create strategies to enhance recording quality.

    Organizational Skills

    • Selecting and Setting Up Equipment: Learn to choose and set up musical and recording equipment.

    • Organizing Resources and Planning: Develop skills in organizing resources and creating a time frame for projects.

    • Time Management: Master working within time frames and meeting deadlines.

    • File Management: Organize recording project files efficiently

  • Recording Skills

    • Acoustics and Room Modes: Understand the basics of acoustics and room modes.

    • Cables and Connectors: Learn about various cables and connectors used in recording.

    • Working with Templates: Use templates to streamline the recording process.

    • Setting Up Microphones and DI Boxes: Set up microphones, DI boxes, and leads.

    • Using a Mixing Desk: Gain proficiency in using a mixing desk.

    • Analog Signal Routing: Understand the principles of analog signal routing.

    • Digital Signal Routing: Learn digital signal routing techniques.

    • Controlling Levels: Manage and control recording levels.

    • Using Appropriate Gain Structure: Apply correct gain structure in recordings.

    • Metering Plugins and Analyzers: Utilize metering plugins and analyzers for accurate recording.

  • Editing Skills

    • Trim and Crop Audio: Learn to trim and crop audio files.

    • Time Stretching: Apply time stretching techniques.

    • Pitch Correction: Use pitch correction tools effectively.

    • Sampler Functions: Explore sampler functions such as looping, reversing, key mapping, and velocity switching.

    Mixing Skills

    • Using Equalization: Apply equalization techniques in mixing.

    • Using Dynamic Processing: Use dynamic processing tools.

    • Adding Effects: Add effects to enhance recordings.

    • Using Sends and Inserts: Utilize sends and inserts in mixing.

    Communication Skills

    • Giving Musical Direction: Develop skills in giving clear musical direction.

    • Essay Writing: Enhance essay writing abilities for documenting and explaining processes.

    • Critical Analytical Skills: Develop the ability to evaluate your own work and make informed decisions on microphone types and placement.

    • Organizational Proficiency: Learn to select and set up recording equipment, organize resources, manage time effectively, and handle file management efficiently.

    • Advanced Recording Skills: Gain a comprehensive understanding of acoustics, room modes, signal routing, and using mixing desks, along with managing recording levels and gain structure.

    • Professional Editing Techniques: Master audio editing skills, including trimming, cropping, time stretching, pitch correction, and using sampler functions.

    • Effective Mixing Skills: Learn to use equalization, dynamic processing, adding effects, and managing sends and inserts in mixing.

    • Strong Communication Abilities: Develop the ability to give clear musical direction and enhance essay writing skills for documenting processes.

What you can expect in the course


Hands-On Training with Professional DAWs

Learn to create and record music using industry-standard software like Logic Pro and Ableton Live. Our course provides in-depth training on the layout, key commands, and customisation of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs). You'll gain essential skills for any modern music producer, enabling you to produce professional-quality tracks right from your home studio.

Expert Audio & MIDI Editing Techniques

Master the art of editing audio and MIDI with advanced techniques like quantization, automation, and critical listening. Our curriculum covers practical applications for chopping, time stretching, and reversing audio, as well as MIDI programming and velocity editing. These skills will allow you to fine-tune your productions and bring your creative vision to life with precision.

Comprehensive Mixing & Mastering Curriculum

Understand the entire mixing and mastering process, from managing frequencies and levels to using dynamic processors and spatial effects. You'll learn how to create balanced mixes, apply send effects, and achieve a professional stereo image. Our course also covers the final mastering stage, teaching you how to prepare your tracks for commercial release with techniques used by top mastering engineers.

Global Recognition & Career Opportunities

Study with faculty trained under the legendary AR Rahman and benefit from our course affiliations with prestigious institutions in the UK and Australia. These affiliations ensure that your qualifications are globally recognised, providing you with opportunities to study abroad and pursue international careers in music production. Our comprehensive training and industry connections will help you turn your passion for music into a successful profession.

Key Features

Chithreena Medis

As a music enthusiast from Sri Lanka, taking an online course Music Production at The Music School Bangalore has been an incredibly enriching experience. The course structure is well-organized, catering to both beginners and advanced learners. The instructors are highly knowledgeable and skilled, providing clear and comprehensive guidance throughout the sessions.

Student | Music Production

Start your music career today

  • A diploma in music production is a comprehensive program that teaches students the skills and techniques required to produce high-quality music. It covers topics such as sound design, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering.

  • In a music production course, you'll learn the fundamentals of music production, including software skills, music theory, acoustics, and studio techniques. You'll also gain hands-on experience in creating your own music and collaborating with other musicians.

  • A music production degree can lead to exciting career opportunities in the music industry, such as music producer, sound engineer, DJ, or composer. You'll also develop valuable skills in creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

  • Music production classes can vary in duration, but most diploma programs typically take 1-2 years to complete. Some courses may also offer flexible schedules or online learning options to accommodate your needs.

  • You'll work with industry-standard software such as Ableton Live, Logic Pro, or FL Studio, and gain hands-on experience with professional equipment such as mixing consoles, microphones, and studio monitors.

  • No prior experience is necessary! Our music production course is designed for beginners and intermediate learners, and our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way.

  • Graduates can pursue careers in music production, sound design, live sound engineering, post-production, and more. You'll also be prepared to work as a freelancer or start your own music production business.

  • Yes, our music production course provides students with access to state-of-the-art studios and equipment, allowing you to gain practical experience and build your portfolio.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Career Opportunities

This course provides an industry-recognised qualification with multiple career opportunities such as:

Performer | Solo Artist

Songwriter | A&R Assistant

Session Musician | Record Label Assistant

Producer | Mixing Engineer Assistant 

FOH Engineering Assistant

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Visit the school

Take a tour of our school to familiarize yourself with facilities and consoles

Reserve a Demo

Expect a call from our counselor to schedule a 30-minute meeting with the instructor.

Submit the form

Make sure to fill the form in detail. We go through each application carefully to get to know you


Purchase the course before the admission closing date to secure your spot in the program.

Meet our instructors

Meet with the teacher to discuss any specific questions you may have, clarify course prerequisites.

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