CRAS – The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences
Looking to start an Audio Recording Career in Chicago? Make it happen with CRAS.
CRAS, a Music Production School, is a unique and potent combination of great facilities, technology, and faculty. At CRAS we teach the skills and concepts you need so you’ll be ready to start a career in Chicago the day you graduate.
A CRAS education gets you “in the Chicago mix” quickly and without a mountain of debt so you can pursue your passion and begin a career.
Our program provides the education you need to succeed in the fast-paced, challenging world of audio recording and sound engineering in Chicago.
If you’re looking for an education that can give you the knowledge and skills to start a career in the Chicago audio recording industry, then all you need to do is [BE]CRAS!
CRAS students have begun their careers at these Chicago facilities:
- ARU Chicago
- Carter CO Recording
- Chicago Recording Company
- Crescent Moon Studios
- Electrical Audio
- Periscope Post and Audio
- Rax Trax
- Program Productions
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Work with the Pros in Chicago
Check out the many places CRAS students have began their careers in Chicago.
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Welcome to CRAS, the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. We are the premier audio recording, sound engineering, and music production school.
The majority of the CRAS curriculum is dedicated to music and audio production. Students are also trained in practical and important aspects of broadcast, video game, film, television, and other audio media.
CRAS is a unique and potent combination of great facilities, technology and faculty. At CRAS we teach the skills and concepts you need, so you’ll be ready to start your career the day you graduate. All enrolled students receive the Laptop Recording Package, 24/7 access to school facilities, and a lot more!
Included in the cost of tuition, every CRAS student receives his or her own Laptop Recording Package, providing pro-level multi-track recording, anywhere, anytime.
LAPTOP RECORDING PACKAGE
The centerpiece of the Laptop Recording Package is a MacBook Pro 13”. In conjunction with our school intranet, CRAS Connect, it assures that our curriculum is up to date and standardized, giving everyone at CRAS the best possible learning environment.
INCLUDED IN COST OF TUITION
Every CRAS student receives the “Laptop Recording Package” at the beginning of the course term. Classroom materials are all electronic, which makes them more easily updated than standard textbooks to reflect advancements.
24/7 ACCESS TO CLASS MATERIALS
The Laptop Recording Package is capable of pro-level multi-track recording, anywhere, anytime. This allows students to work on projects at home and after hours on campus.