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    Develop and Elevate Your Guitar or Bass Skills Online

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media proudly offers its Online Certificate in Music and Technology, tailored specifically for the vibrant music community of Vancouver. This program is designed to deliver a comprehensive, hands-on approach to music and technology education for those with a passion for music, accessible right from their home.

    Vancouver musicians can specialize in either Guitar or Bass within this online certificate program. Comprising 36 credits, the nationally accredited Online Music and Technology Certificate is fully transferable to the Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology Degree, offering a seamless pathway for further musical education.

    Financial aid options are available for eligible students, making this program accessible to a broad range of aspiring music professionals. Aimed at intermediate instrumentalists rather than beginner musicians, the program also includes vital knowledge in recording and engineering, equipping you with the skills to navigate and succeed in today’s dynamic music industry.

    The online music classes in our school of music are designed to thoroughly prepare you for the industry's style, workload, and expectations.

    Whether you're a musician aiming to refine your instrument mastery or a producer looking to acquire advanced recording, mixing, and mastering techniques, AIMM's Online Music and Technology Certificate is the ideal choice for those in Vancouver seeking to advance their musical journey and music career.

    Check out the video below for a taste of what AIMMLife is like, even for Vancouver musicians outside of our Atlanta campus. 

    Additional Services Offered to AIMM Students and Alumni 

    At the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, we are committed to providing our Vancouver students with a world-class music education. We want to equip you with the tools and opportunities necessary for rapid professional growth in the music industry. Our programs are designed to broaden your musical repertoire and open doors to new professional possibilities.

    As an AIMM student, whether you aspire to be a skilled musician, an innovative producer, or a proficient live sound engineer, you will be equipped to handle demanding and well-compensated roles in a competitive market.

    Our curriculum is tailored to blend your personal style with professional training, fostering confidence, deep industry understanding, and unlocking your musical and creative potential.

    Essential resources and benefits for our Vancouver students include:

    • Diverse Musical Curriculum: Our music students immerse themselves in various genres, from Jazz and Classical to Rock, Folk, Blues, and R&B, gaining a comprehensive musical education.
    • Career Placement Support: In your final quarter, you'll collaborate with a Career Placement Specialist to create a professional resume and explore employment opportunities in your field, ensuring a smooth transition into the music business.

    AIMM's approach is not just about imparting knowledge; it's about our experienced instructors equipping you with the necessary musical skills and support to advance your career and achieve your musical aspirations in Vancouver's vibrant music scene.

    Learn Music Production Techniques with AVID Pro Tools and Ableton Live

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    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers Vancouver musicians an exceptional opportunity to enhance their skills in music production through our comprehensive online courses. Alongside the option to focus on either guitar or bass, our curriculum includes vital music production techniques indispensable in today’s music industry.

    These skills encompass:

    • Recording: Learn the intricacies of capturing sound with precision and clarity.
    • Mixing: Master the art of blending a wide array of audio elements to create a cohesive and harmonious mix.
    • Mastering: Acquire the expertise to refine and polish your tracks, preparing them for professional release.

    At AIMM, we are dedicated to nurturing well-rounded musicians. Whether your goal is to gain in-depth music production knowledge for a successful career in the music industry or to become the best DIY musician in Vancouver, our program is tailored to your needs.

    As an AVID Pro Tools training partner, AIMM offers courses highly relevant to the current demands of the music industry, including Pro Tools 101 and Pro Tools 110. These courses provide you with insider tips and hands-on techniques top producers use, equipping you with the skills to use industry-standard tools like AVID Pro Tools and Ableton Live effectively.

    For Vancouver musicians looking to elevate their music production capabilities and make a mark in the industry as a studio producer, AIMM's online courses are the perfect gateway to mastering the essential techniques used by your favorite music producers.

    Notable AIMM Alumni

    AIMM is incredibly proud of the success our alumni have found in the music industry. A few alumni we'd like to highlight include:

    Kesha Lee - Engineer

    Kesha Lee is an engineer who earned a Grammy for her work on Childish Gambino's song, This is America.

    childish gambino and kesha lee

    KEYZBABY - Producer

    Jay Foye, aka KEYZBABY, is an AIMM alumni that co-produced the current #1 song in America, WAP.

    Tosin Abasi - Animals as Leaders

    Tosin is a phenomenal guitarist. He founded the band, Animals as Leaders, and even has his own line of guitars.

    AIMM's Graduates Work With the Best

    Some of the musical artists and companies our graduates have worked with:


    • Kandi 
    • Snoop Dogg 
    • Cardi B
    • Megan Thee Stallion
    • Ludacris
    • Ciara
    • Beyonce 
    • Steve Vai
    • Rick Ross 
    • Justin Bieber
    • Mary J. Blige 
    • Childish Gambino
    • Mariah Carey 
    • Lil Uzi Vert
    • TI
    • Nelly
    • 2 Chainz
    • Brantley Gilbert

    If AIMM seems like the perfect online music school for your skills and career goals, click here to begin your enrollment today.

    Benefits of Attending AIMM Online

    Convenience for the Modern Musician

    One of the most compelling reasons for Vancouver musicians to choose online music classes is the unparalleled convenience they offer. A flexible education program is essential in the fast-paced and often unpredictable world of music. AIMM's 100% online Certificate in Music and Technology perfectly aligns with the lifestyle of musicians and music producers, allowing you to complete your program from any location.

    Tailored Independent Coursework

    Another significant advantage of our online courses is the structured, "pre-packaged" syllabus. This approach lets you work independently and at your own pace, fitting your studies and practice around your busy schedule. For disciplined individuals who excel in self-directed learning, the independent nature of an online music college curriculum is particularly beneficial.

    Financial Benefits

    Enrolling in an online program also means you avoid the additional costs associated with on-campus education, such as room and board. Your investment is focused purely on your education and experience. Moreover, the savings in commute time and costs, while seemingly minor, can accumulate significantly over time.

    For students in Vancouver, AIMM's online programs offer a blend of convenience, tailored learning, and financial sensibility, making it an ideal choice for pursuing your passion for music without the constraints of traditional schooling.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    If your application is accepted, you'll be required to complete an entrance exam and submit a video submission.

    The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment. 

    Financial aid is available for those that qualify.

    We currently offer two (2) entirely online programs, our Online Music & Technology Certification with a focus in Guitar or Bass.

    The rest of AIMM’s programs are Hybrid programs, meaning that certain classes can be taken online, while others will require you to come on-campus. 

    *Online course availability and options subject to change due to COVID-19. 

    When you graduate from AIMM, career opportunities include:

    • Director of Audio Events
    • Director of Visual Events
    • Music Producer
    • Sound Engineer
    • Audio and Lighting Technician
    • Audio Engineer
    • Music Center Owner and Entrepreneur
    • Audio Visual Specialist
    • Professional touring singer
    • Music Performers
    • Professional back-up vocalist
    • Studio recording vocalist
    • Classical singer (opera and/or recital)
    • Music Ensembles
    • Professional singing instructor
    • Professional musician
    • Accompanist
    • Musical Theatre Performer
    • Artist Director
    • Piano Guitar Tuning Professional
    • Music Instructor/Teacher
    • Private Lesson Instructor
    • Professional Recital Keyboardist
    • Band director
    • DJ

    Yes, AIMM’s studios and computer labs are outfitted with all the hardware and software required to complete students’ coursework.

    AIMM also offers the purchase of an additional “Tech Kit". The "Tech Kit" is not included in the cost of tuition, it is an optional expense if a student would like to outfit their home workspace with our suggested hardware and software.

    The purchasing of the Tech Kit is handled through a third-party website called Vintage King.

    Online Certificate in Music and Technology Curriculum

    Click here to view AIMM's Online Certificate's Curriculum

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    Instrument-Specific Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC130   Reading I
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC230   Reading II
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC120   Scales I / Technique I
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC220   Scales II / Technique II
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 4

    Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT100   Performance I 4
    INT200   Performance II
    INT145   Music Theory Essentials I 3
    INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
    INT495   Music Business 1
    Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required 15

    Recording and Engineering Music Education

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100   Pro Tools 101
    RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I 3
    RCD200   Pro Tools 110
    RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 14

    General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    SCI120   Physics of Sound
    Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 3
    Certificate in Music and Technology (Online) - Total Credits 36

    To better serve our students, the curriculum is subject to change.
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    Would You Rather Attend AIMM's Campus in the United States?

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    Attending music schools like AIMM provide a unique and captivating music environment. If you want to enroll in the best school for Toronto musical artists, it is important that you bring the following items to your admissions counselor or the registrar before you start classes:

    1. Passport (visa and biography pages)
    2. I-94
    3. I-20

    Canadian Student Checklist

    • Complete Admissions Application for the desired program of study
    • Submit an Online Application
    • Complete all entrance requirements for your program of study (such as an exam, audition, etc.)
    • Submit a copy of your passport showing country of origin and residence
    • Provide the address where you will be staying while studying in the United States if you're NOT enrolling in our online program
    • Provide proof of high school graduation equivalency
    • If you have attended a high school, college, or university in the United States, you must have the official transcript sent directly to the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. The transcript must arrive in envelopes sealed by the originating institution.
    • If you attended any high school, college, or university outside of the United States, you must have your education credentials evaluated and verified by a NACES member evaluator and sent directly to AIMM. Any costs incurred by such an evaluation are the responsibility of the student. SpanTran is our recommended international transcript evaluation service. They have created a custom application for Atlanta Institute of Music and Media that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate. You can access their application here.

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