The DSP 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
“The DSP” Program
The Digital Sound Producer (DSPc) is the most complete curriculum offered by Pyramind Training, providing advanced training in all aspects of sound production. The DSP is comprised of the 8-month Core followed by the 4-month advanced DSP program. Students interested in the DSP should be prepared for an intense and rewarding education that will prepare them for some of the most demanding jobs in the industry.
DSP graduates have gone on to hold positions at companies including Sony PlayStation, Ubisoft, Blizzard Entertainment, Disney Interactive Media Group, Addmired, DoubleFine Studios, Polarity Post, Loudville.tv, Toy Talk, The Art Institute, InGrooves and more. Graduates have worked on properties such as “Iron Man II, the video game,” “Halo, Combat Evolved,” “Star Wars: The Old Republic,” “Watchmen,” “God of War 3,″ “Dante’s Inferno,” “Brutal Legend,” “Infamous,” and many others, in addition to developing their own successful personal projects.
The DSP builds on the subjects offered in the Core and offers advanced classes in Music Theory, Production, Synthesis, Music Mixing & Mastering, 5.1 Surround-Sound Mixing, Video Production in Final Cut Pro, ReMixing & Game Sound Production.
Many classes at this advanced level are project-based, giving DSP students a heavy creative workload. This ensures that the full scope of students’ abilities are tested and refined; everything from technical and musical skills to software “chops” and business acumen.
The DSP includes 4 additional highly sought-after industry certifications in addition to the 6 found in the Core:
- Pro Tools Expert Certification in Music
- Pro Tools Operator Post Certification
- Apple Final Cut Pro Certification
- WAVES Gold Certification
It’s a lot to take in, but for those looking to grow from content creators to the industry-defining professionals of tomorrow, the DSP is your ticket.
The DSP-Music (DSPm)
The DSP-Music is designed for those who wish to focus specifically on producing music at the professional level. The DSPm includes Pro Tools Expert Certification as well as advanced classes in Synthesis, Remixing, Music Mixing & Mastering, Film Scoring and Advanced Music Composition.
Certifications Offered (8 Total):
Pro Tools Expert: Music, Pro Tools Operator: Music, Apple Logic Studio Level 1, Apple Logic Studio Level 2, WAVES A, WAVES Gold, Ableton Live.
The DSP-Interactive (DSPi)
The DSP-Interactive is perfect for those focused solely on audio post production and game audio. With global revenue for the Games industry exceeding that of the film industry, there’s no denying the opportunities available in the gaming and interactive media production fields. Other than the DSPc, the DSPi is the only program that offers advanced training in Game Sound.
Certifications Offered (7 Total):
Pro Tools Operator: Post, Apple Final Cut Pro Level 1, Waves Gold, WAVES A, Apple Logic Studio Level 1, Apple Logic Studio Level 2, Ableton Live.
Upon completion of the DSPc students will have obtained the following manufacturer’s certifications.
Avid Pro Tools
Avid (formerly Digidesign) is the de-facto leader in DAW technology, and being certified in Pro Tools is a must for any career-minded audio professional. www.Avid.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
Apple Final Cut Pro
This twenty-four hour hands-on course takes students into the editing environment using Final Cut Pro HD. This course is designed for those who want to learn to edit professional quality video using Final Cut Pro HD. www.Apple.com