Successful Audio Careers Start Here

OIART offers one of the most comprehensive and succinct audio educations available anywhere. It’s an immersive and engaging 11-month program designed to catapult you into the very career you were born for. We were the first school of our kind in North America, and nobody does it better. With OIART, Your Future is Sound™.

Student Testimonial

“I really believe that the true value of OIART lives in its people. To learn from a group of teachers who share the same passion and energy for all things audio as I did… that was a revelation to me.”
Jon Bartel, Post Sound Mixer - CTV

Kick-start your future in sound

You’ll learn more in 11 months at OIART than you would in other programs lasting 2 or even 3 years, and graduate with the most current and in-demand skills and knowledge.

Exclusive life-long career support

OIART provides unparalleled career training and lifelong career support. Graduate, and you’ll be part of an active global alumni network that stretches back 30 years.

Faculty that’s "best in class"

Our instructors are full-time, and have 200+ years of collective experience. They still make records, work on films and perform. Our 5:1 student/teacher ratio means you get lots of one-on-one mentoring.

Start here, go anywhere

Our curriculum is unique to the world of audio education, and provides a balanced exploration of both the art and science of sound. OIART graduates have gone on to work in virtually every field where a mastery of audio is required, including:

  • Music Production
  • Live Sound
  • Film, TV & Radio
  • Gaming & New Media
  • Audio Services

Come see for yourself

The best way to experience the OIART difference is to pay us a visit. A personal tour will give you the opportunity to see our facilities and get a taste of our culture.

Time is Money. Space is Limited.

OIART only accepts 64 students per year, and these openings fill fast. To learn more about OIART, simply fill out this form or call Lynne at 519-686-5010 ext. 22.

What employers say:

“I’ve been managing professional recording studios for over 15 years and OIART is my current go-to institute for grads. I have hired more grads from OIART than all other schools combined”

Donny DaSilva, Studio Manager, Noble Street Studios - view website

“It is obvious that there is a really strong emphasis on post-production sound design as well as career preparation at OIART… two of the most important skills we look for when assessing new sound design hires.”

George Spanos, Lead Sound Designer, Digital Extremes - view website

Start your audio career sooner!

Classes start September 8!

To learn more about OIART, simply fill out the form or call Asha Hall at 519-686-5010 ext. 22.
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Alumni Soundscape

Once you graduate from OIART you become part of an elite alumni network that goes back to our roots some 30 years ago. They will serve as your network, allies,
credentials and inspiration
throughout your career.

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