The Core Testimonials
Pyramind Alumni Tracks:
I have been a student at Pyramind for the past year and I LOVE IT. This is what audio production school should be like. - Liam Shy
The instructors are all really one-of-a-kind and add to the unique atmosphere at Pyramind. I met a lot of great people and left confident in my abilities as a music producer. - SNR
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The Core is the foundation of Pyramind’s training programs. This full-time, 8-month training program combines three pillars of success; Creativity, Technology, and Business. The Core is designed for career-minded students seeking to become active music producers and content creators in today’s professional audio industry. The subjects covered are both fundamental and wide-ranging, including beginning and intermediate courses in:
- Music Production & Arranging
- Ableton Live
- Avid Pro Tools
- Propellerhead’s Reason
- Apple Logic Pro
- Music Theory & Piano
- Audio Fundamentals / Recording & Engineering
- Music Business & Entrepreneurship
Also available with the Core are optional elective classes in:
- Digital DJ’ing with Traktor
- DJ’ing / Live Performance with Ableton Live
- Pro Tools 130 for Game Audio
- Native Instruments
- Music Business Career Mentor-ship
Additionally, Core students will learn some of the most popular audio plugins made by: Waves, McDSP, Native Instruments and more!
All Core graduates earn the following industry certifications (7 total):
- Avid User Certification
- Pro Tools Operator Music
- Logic Studio Levels 1 & 2
- Waves Certification A
- Ableton Live.
- FMOD Level 1 Certification
Beginners will find the pace of the 8-month Core to be challenging without being overwhelming. Those with previous sound experience will appreciate the depth and pace of the training. All students, no matter their experience level, will gain valuable real-world information about the technologies and best practices of the sound industry by attending classes taught by instructors who are doing professional work as part of Pyramind’s Production Studios.
Core students who struggle or simply want to get the most out of Pyramind Training are welcome to take advantage of our free class repeat policy, available to all full-time students while still enrolled in their program.
The net result is a unique and powerful training program designed to fast track your audio career and take your work to the next level.
Upon completion of the Core, the student will have obtained the following manufacturer’s certifications:
Avid Pro Tools
Avid (formerly Digidesign) is the de-facto leader in DAW technology, and knowing Pro Tools is a must for any career-minded audio professional. Students looking to learn Pro Tools Certification to increase their employability can achieve Operator Level Certification in both Music and Post-Production. The more advanced Expert Certification in Music is available based on completion of Operator Certification and availability. www.Avid.com
Apple Logic Studio Pro
In addition to the knowledge gained from the Apple Certification classes, you will be registered with Apple as a Certified user and you will be listed on their website. You can use this listing to promote your skills, get work or simply let their site work for you. www.Apple.com
Pyramind is home to two Ableton-certified instructors. Though Ableton offers no single “standard” certification, Ableton-certified instructors are authorized by the company to certify individual users based on their own personal standards and qualifications. Outstanding Pyramind students who demonstrate excellence in the use of this innovative DAW can earn certification from our instructors. www.Ableton.com
The Waves Certification Program is an educational and training program that provides a high-quality, standardized means of mastering Waves powerful and widely-used plug-ins. www.Waves.com
The Core Pricing
Detailed pricing information – including tuition, books, materials, taxes, and fees, plus payment options – for the foundation of Pyramind Training curriculum, “The Core.” (PDF format)