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On-Campus Program - Enrollment

Our six-month music program helps develop the skills you need to succeed in all aspects of the music entertainment business.  Gain access to a wide range of innovative strategies and digital tools required to thrive at our music school. Our courses are taught by artists currently practicing in the industry. Enroll in our Music & Industry Fundamentals program today.

  • $12,500 when enrolled in Full Program (6 Courses)
  • $2,250 per Course

On-Campus Program - Enrollment
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Courses

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Engineering: Enter our modern digital workstations and discover the latest innovations in digital audio fundamentals and engineering. Our music program is a gateway to new vocal recording techniques and breakthroughs. Perfect your skills with microphones and professional recording equipment. Explore the time-based effects of Vocalign, Auto-Tune and Melodyne.

Enjoy an inside look at what it takes to set up your own gear and create flawless arrangements using the latest in music engineering technology.

Music Business: Learn the ins and outs of the music business, including the pillars of a music creator’s corporate structure. Gain essential skills when it comes to negotiating artist contracts, publishing, taxes, as well as streaming and copyright laws. Our music school professionals help you build your own team of managers and lawyers to find all the best deals in the business.

You’ll learn about performance rights, essential music organizations, and more. This class gives you what it takes to pursue a lucrative career with confidence all guided by experienced leaders in the music industry.

Artist Branding: Follow the newest cultural shifts in branding and image. This course includes learning essential skills for growing the professional musician’s name and fanbase using up-to-date strategies. Learn to use effective social media marketing tools to build a brand. Gain time in the spotlight through networking and creating a strong online presence.

You’ll learn to help artists reach their audience more efficiently. Connect with real Los Angeles musicians - the best in the business - and get your foot in the door.

Music Production: Learn the foundational skills you need to succeed in our music program. We cover drum sequencing, music theory, modern studio etiquette and more.

Everything you need to jumpstart a successful career begins right here. Develop your sound with Ableton-certified instructors and create 808’s as well as other unique sound arrangements.

Songwriting: This course covers the structure of songwriting including the creation of catchy lyrics and melodic hooks. Discover advances in music theory and connect with other songwriters on campus at our music school. Write with emotion and confidence while mastering advanced composition skills. Seek expert guidance from practicing artists and songwriters themselves.

Mixing: Our top music program covers the fundamentals of music mixing and vocal production. Bring your vision to life with Pro Tools and practice creating harmonic vocal effects as well as use digital automation and mastering techniques. You’ll mix your best sound yet, all in our modern California studio. Our Los Angeles experts refine your current mix delivery technique for the most cutting-edge sound.

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FAQ

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Q: Can I do the program on my own schedule?

Q: How do I access the school content?

A: The Academy uses an online delivery system that is accessible from a computer or mobile device at any time.

Q: Are there any academic requirements to enroll?

A: A high school diploma or GED, an application, and an interview are required to enroll in the On-Campus Program at our music school.

Q: Is the Academy accredited?

A: The Academy is approved to operate by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education, a division of the California Consumer Affairs Department, and offers certificates of completion for their programs. The Academy is not accredited by a national or regional accreditation body.

Start classes in music production and enroll at 1500 Sound Academy today.