The Core Producer is Pyramind's most accelerated program designed to give you the foundation for a career in the music and audio industry. You'll be immersed in classes five days a week for eight months, studying the three pillars of success in music production and audio engineering: creativity, technology and business. All students master multiple DAWs and production tools guided by manufacturer certifications and industry best practices.

Learn from experts in the classroom and in recording studios that service the biggest entertainment companies in the world.

Book weekly studio time to build your portfolio and develop your sonic identity.

Create your personal brand, network with the industry and prepare yourself for success.

Take advantage of internships, mentorships, performance and production opportunities. Gain valuable exposure and financial opportunities by contributing your work to our music licensing catalog.

In addition to being our most cost effective program, this program is also VA approved under the Montgomery GI Bill. Pyramind is proud to support our veterans.

"My favorite thing about Pyramind is the amount of time we can get in the studios, and just the quality of the studios is really high." - Brandon R - Core Student

The Facts

5 Days per Week
8 Months
25 Classes
528 Hours of Class Time
656 Hours with Electives
5 Manufacture Certifications
9 Subject Tracks
3 DAW's
18 Portfolio Pieces
All Access Studio Pass
Free Class Repeats
Payment Plans Available

Start Dates

January - May - September


Welcome to a musically and geographically diverse group of students and peers at Pyramind. Join the ranks of our successful alumni such as K Theory (pictured above). Here at Pyramind we encourage you to embrace the power of collaboration by working on projects and music with your classmates.

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In addition to being passionate about teaching, all of our instructors are working producers. Our staff have firmly established themselves as leaders in their field, and their experience and guidance will help you achieve success.

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We bring the industry to you through our highly acclaimed guest lecturer series. Our Elite Session, Planning for Success and An Evening With presentations foster a sense of community, provide valuable technical and career knowledge as well as invaluable networking opportunities.

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Two multi-workstation labs make up Pyramind's core learning environment. Our up-to-date Mac workstations are stocked with the latest DAWs and plugins, as well as Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol keyboards

These rooms allow for teachers to access each student's computer to broadcast audio and video to the entire class for in depth analysis and discussion of assignments and projects. Each lab includes an industry standard DJ rig which, along with the workstations, are available to students during all hours of operation.

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Getting to work in our professional studios is a significant component of the learning experience at Pyramind.

Full time students receive free weekly access to five diverse recording studios including our flagship Studio A; the very same room used by our clients such as Disney, Ubisoft, Microsoft and artists such as The M Machine, Cathedrals and Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation).

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Customized Programs Customized Programs

Work with our admissions team to add or remove individual classes from our programs based on your prior experience and career goals.

Free Class Repeats Free Class Repeats

All of Pyramind’s full-time programs feature free class repeats the following semester. Many of our students find that they can gain an even deeper understanding of a subject the second time through a course.

Additional Resources Additional Resources

Pyramind's weekly office hours, access to hundreds of exclusive online training videos and an open door policy create a healthy and supportive learning environment. Get access to academic pricing on any gear and software you want to purchase from our retail partners and Guitar Center Pro.

Professional Development

Portfolio Portfolio

Create 18 portfolio pieces of original work that serve as an investment in your future and the foundation of your career.

Career Career

Propel yourself into the music business, develop your brand and website, create a business plan, tailor your resume, analyze contracts and negotiate licensing agreements.

Certifications Certifications

Our extensive manufacture certification based curriculum ensures that you graduate as an indusputable industry expert.

  • Get certified in Pro Tools, Pro Tools User
  • Pro Tools Operator Music
  • Pro Tools Operator Post
  • Pro Tools Expert Music
  • Ableton Live User
  • Logic User
  • Waves A
  • Pyramind Complete Master Certification

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