Concerts, Recording, Public-Address（PA）Systems, Multimedia Audio（MA）, Music Magazines… Aiming to Achieve Success on the Front Lines of the Music Scene.
We train those who are particular about sound to be“ sound professionals” through hands-on practice using professional-quality facilities, such as the recording studio and live performance hall affiliated with the school, for various music productions. In addition, by participating in live performances of professional artists and music events as staff members, students can gain on-the-job know-hows and experience the footwork of professionals.
Acoustic Technology Department
Become a “Sound Professional” Involved with Creating Concerts!
The job of the public-address (PA) system mixer in a concert is to deliver the sound created by the artist to the audience in the best way possible. Students acquire knowledge and techniques necessary for their future careers, learning not only how to use each piece of sound equipment and the basics of acoustics but also how actual concerts are operated.
Concert PA stuff, Live House PA stuff, Roadie
Cultivating High-Quality Recording Engineers
Students gain solid knowledge of recording and music production and acquire advanced mixing skills necessary for engineers. They practice in studios with the latest sound equipment and learn high-level techniques.
Recording Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Pro Tools Operator
Learning Everything about Sound in Videos
The job of the sound effect engineer is to produce sounds that match images, and blending sound effects and background music with videos is the job of the multimedia audio (MA) technician. This course cultivates specialists involved with sound in videos, such as TV and film, making full use of the latest studio equipment.
MA mixer, Sound effects, Television audio, Song selection
Acoustic Media Department
Learning How to Produce a Concert in the Classroom and on the Front Lines!
Students learn how to produce a concert, the roles of each stage staff, and how to promote artists through actual practice. In addition, these students participate in various concerts as staff members and gain the footwork that is required on the front lines.
Concert production staff, Concert promoter, Stage director
Experience Everything from Discovering Artists to Planning Their Debuts!
Under the guidance of top-rate music producers, students scout for artists, plan promotional strategies for the artists’ debuts, produce CDs of the artists’ works, and plan and organize presale live events featuring the artists. There are classes in which students can experience all the difficulties and pleasures in engaging in the music business.
Artist manager, Fan club staff, A & R（ Finding new artist & training）, Music producer
Training Students to Be Music Journalists
This course aims to train students to be music journalists, whose job is to tell the world about the current music scene, such as music writers or music magazine editors. Students will be equipped with skills in essay composition and desktop publishing (DTP) and other basics of publication production. They will learn the entire process of music magazine production, from planning and concept proposals to research and editing, through actual practice.
Editor of music magazines and websites, Music writer