You love to play with different sounds, mixing things up and introducing a new layer or two. You always have a beat in your head and you love sitting at your computer with sound streaming to your ears.

From Lady Gaga to Billy Talent and Bruce Springsteen to The Rankins, OIART grads work in music production with countless artists from every genre and have won Grammys and Junos for their work.

Are there jobs in
music production?

Yes there are.

Where Our Music Production Grads Are Working

When you earn a living at places like these,
it's hard to call it work.

Who Our Music Production Grads Are Working With

And not to drop names but these are some of the artists our
graduates have worked with:

  • Black Sabbath
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Wolfmother
  • Michael Bublé
  • De-sisive
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Bad Blood
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Muppets
  • Frank Ocean
  • Timber Timbre
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Kanye West
  • Florence and the Machine
  • Great Lake Swimmers
  • Single Mothers
  • The Rankins
  • Alysha Brilla
  • Three Days Grace
  • AC/DC
  • P!nk
  • Paul McCartney
  • REM
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Protest The Hero
  • July Talk
  • Stars
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Woods of Ypres
  • Lights
  • oasis
  • Rush
  • Beck
  • Billy Talent
  • Headstones
  • The Glorious Sons
  • Mother Mother
  • Trevor Guthrie
  • Elvis Costello
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • the Rolling Stones

These are some OIART Alumni and the
cool stuff they're doing.

Our Curriculum helps you master the art and science of music production.

You will come in as a student and leave ready to find your place in music production. Today’s successful Music Producers and Engineers are expected to have a wealth of knowledge under their belt. Their skills are in demand not only in music studios but also in Film, Television, Radio, Theatres, Concert Halls, Cruise ships, Video Games, Media companies and much more.

The more knowledge, skills and experience you have, the more employable you are. Diversity is key in today’s audio industry!

Our program will provide you with the most well-rounded, practical and career focused education in all of Canada, and we’ve been doing it for over 30 years.

At OIART learning isn't a spectator sport.

Here, you learn by doing. Working on state-of-the art equipment, in world-class studios and using the latest technology, you’ll have already done amazing things by the time you graduate.

Have a listen to some examples of OIART student music production projects:

We help you move from
learning to earning

We know that first job is often the hardest one to get. That’s why we make career management an integral part of the curriculum with a dedicated faculty member to help students turn their music production education into employment.

We’ve been helping grads get music production jobs for over 30 years.

Since 1983, every year almost 90% of our students graduate and more than 70% of them land a job in the audio industry within 6 months of graduation.

In total, we have over 600 grads currently working in the audio industry.



reasons why you should
choose OIART

10. It’s all audio, all the time - OIART is a pure audio school, which means you don’t waste time taking irrelevant filler courses. 9. Accelerated learning - A highly focused curriculum let you accomplish in 11 months, what would take you 2-3 years in other programs. 8. State-of-the art facilities - Eight on-site studios typify the real world where professionals use gear ranging from legendary to leading edge. 7. Small classes mean big-time attention - OIART’s yearly student body of 64 students translates into a student-teacher ratio 5:1. 6. Hands-on approach to learning - Classroom lessons are reinforced with over 650 hours of faculty-supervised practice in professionally equipped studios. 5. A faculty that shares your passion - OIART instructors are accomplished educators and industry professionals, who also happen to be audio-obsessed. 4. A reputation that rocks the industry - OIART is widely known and respected among audio industry professionals around the globe. 3. Supportive peers with a common goal - Students learn in an intimate environment where everyone is dedicated to the same pursuit. 2. Lifelong connections - OIART’s Alumni Support Network looks after students through graduation, and beyond. 1. CONSISTENTLY HIGH JOB PLACEMENT!

Get inspired. Watch our video. For a glimpse into our world – a world you
were born for – watch and listen.


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