Jeff Ellis — KISS ME MORE
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 — Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse
Darrell Thorp — MAKING A FIRE
 — Cuz I Love You
 — Billie Eilish
 — Colors
 — American Sniper
 — Death Cab for Cutie
 — 24K Magic
 — Black Panther: The Album
 — Linkin Park
 — All Mobile Video
Alex Resoagli — Leave The Door Open
 — Sacred Hearts Club
 — Manic
 — Kendrick Lamar
 — 12 Years A Slave
 — A Good Day to Die Hard
 — Yeezus
 — Blade Runner 2049
 — Star Wars: Battlefront 2
 — Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
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Bobby Mota — CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST
 — Circus
 — Like That
 — Watch the Throne
 — Man of the Woods
Brodie Means — FIGHT FOR YOU

Wherever they go,
CRAS Grads Make It!

Join the list of grads who have set out to work on more than 3800 film, TV, and documentary projects, 122 AAA video game titles, and over 200 Grammy-nominated and winning recordings. Ready to start your career in audio engineering in under 11 months? Request information or apply today.

International students from all over the world 

come to CRAS to follow their dreams of becoming a successful Audio Engineer and Sound Designer.

CRAS is one of the top-rated Audio Engineering & Music Production Schools

People from all over the world come to CRAS to follow their dreams. At CRAS, we provide the tools you need to excel as an Audio Engineer and Sound Designer. Whether you are already involved in home recording, live sound, video, or looking to start from scratch — we’ve got you covered.

CRAS Grads make it at the 2022 GRAMMY’s

Congratulations to our 13 grads, who worked on 26 winning 2022 GRAMMY categories.

CRAS OPEN HOUSE Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023!

We invite you to attend our OPEN HOUSE. RSVP to see how CRAS can help you start the career of your dreams!

The CRAS OPEN HOUSE is exactly where you need to be! Struggling to create a recording career? Don’t know how to get from where you are to where you want to be? Attend our OPEN HOUSE to see how CRAS can help you start the career of your dreams!

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As a CRAS graduate, you can join the list of grads that have worked on the following award-winning and award-nominated recordings:

Listen
Year
Graduate’s Name
Credit
Artist
Album/Track Name
Award
2022
Alex Resoagli
Assistant Engineer
Silk Sonic
Leave The Door Open
Record Of The Year
2022
Bobby Mota
Assistant Engineer
Tyler, The Creator
Call Me If You Get Lost
Best Rap Album
2022
Brendan Dekora
Engineer
Jon Batiste
Soul
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
2022
Brodie Means
Assistant Engineer
H.E.R.
Fight For You
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2022
Chris Kasych
Engineer – Drums
Olivia Rodrigo
Sour
Best New Artist
2022
Chris Kasych
Engineer- Drums Engineered Deja Vu/Jealousy
Olivia Rodrigo
DRIVERS LICENSE
Best Pop Solo Performance
2022
Chris Kasych
Engineer – Drums
Olivia Rodrigo
Sour
Best Pop Vocal Album
2022
Darrell Thorp
Engineer (Album)
Foo Fighters
MAKING A FIRE
Best Rock Performance
2022
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Foo Fighters
WAITING ON A WAR
Best Rock Song
2022
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Foo Fighters
MEDICINE AT MIDNIGHT
Best Rock Album
2022
Gosha Usov
Assistant Engineer
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
LOVE FOR SALE
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2022
Jeff Ellis
Mixing Engineer
Doja Cat
KISS ME MORE
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
2022
Jonathan Pfarr
Recording Engineer
Kanye West
Hurricane
Best Melodic Rap Performance
2022
Jonathan Pfarr
Recording Engineer
Kanye West
Jail
Best Rap Song
2022
Scott Moore
Assistant Engineer
Baby Keem Featuring Kendrick Lamar
FAMILY TIES
Best Rap Performance
2022
Wil Anspach
Recording Engineer
Jon Batiste
We Are
Album Of The Year
2022
Wil Anspach
Recording Engineer
Jon Batiste
CRY
Best American Roots Performance
2022
Wil Anspach
Recording Engineer
Jon Batiste
Freedom
Best Music Video
2021
Trevor Orriss
Engineer
Fantistic Negrito
Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?
Best Contemporary Blues Album
2021
Ike Schultz
Vocal Production and Engineer
Kaytranada
Bubba
Best Dance Electronic Album
2021
Eric Eylands
Engineer/Assistant Engineer
Beck
Hyperspace
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
2021
Bobby Campbell
Mixing Engineer
John Legend
Bigger Love
Best R&B Album
2021
Scott Moore
Mixing Assistant
Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)
Stay High
Best Rock Song
2021
Tim Machiafava
Engineer and Mix Assistant
Hildur Gu›nadóttir, composer
Joker
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
2020
Chris Kasych
Engineer
HAIM
Women in Music pt. III
Album of the Year
2020
Gosha Usov
Assistant Engineer
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Look Now
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2020
Ike Schultz
Assistant Mixing Engineer
Lizzo
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2020
Morgan Stratton
Recording Assistant
Tool
7Empest
Best Metal performance
2020
Chris Kasych
Engineer
Vampire Weekend
Father of the Bride
Best Alternative Music Album
2020
Greg Eliason
Assistant Engineer
Willie Nelson
Ride Me Back Home
Best Country Solo Performance
2019
Cory Bice
Assistant Recording Engineer
Ariana Grande
Sweetener
Best Pop Vocal Album
2019
Darrell Thorp
Recording Engineer/Mix Engineer
Beck
Colors
Best Alternative Music Album
2019
Joe Baldridge
Recording Engineer
Dan + Shay
Tequila
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
2019
Johnnie Burik
Assistant Engineer
Lady Gaga
Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin?)
Best Pop Solo Performance
2019
Noah Killeen
Assistant Engineer
Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
Anderson, Laurie: Landfall
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
2019
Greg Eliason
Assistant Engineer
Luis Miguel
¡MÉXICO POR SIEMPRE!
Best Regional Mexican Music Album
2019
Will Quinnell
Mastering Engineer
PJ Morton Featuring Yebba
How Deep Is Your Love
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2019
Will Quinnell
Assistant Engineer
Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson
Electricity
Best Dance Recording
2019
John Congleton
Producer
St. Vincent
Masseducation
Best Rock Song
2019
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
The Wayne Shorter Quartet
Emanon
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
2019
Eric Rennaker
Assistant Engineer (tracks Z5)
Weird Al” Yankovic
Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
2018
David Davis
Engineer
“Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Miguel Featuring Natalia Lafourcade)”
Remember Me
Best Song Written For Visual Media
2018
Scott Moore
Assistant Engineer
“The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart”
All About That Basie
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
2018
Steve Olmon
Recording Engineer
Alice In Chains
Rainer Fog
Best Rock Album
2018
Morgan Stratton
Assistant Engineer
Boz Scaggs
Out of the Blues
Best Contemporary Blues Album
2018
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Brad Mehldau Trio
Seymour Reads the Constitution!
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
2018
John Congleton
Producer, Recorded , Mixed
Carson Ellis, Jeri Heiden & Glen Nakasako
I’ll Be Your Girl
Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
2018
Will Quinnell
Mastering Engineer
Chris Dave And The Drumhedz
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2018
John Palmieri
Digital Editing, Overdub Engineer, Percussion, Vocal Engineer, Vocals (Background)
Cole Swindell
Break Up in the End
Best Country Song
2018
Will Quinnell
Mastering Engineer
Fall Out Boy
M A N I A
Best Rock Album
2018
Greg Eliason
Assistant Engineer
Ghost
Prequelle
Best Rock Album
2018
Nik Karpen
Mixing Assistant
Halestorm
Uncomfortable
Best Rock Performance
2018
Robert Cheeseman
Assistant Recording Engineer
High On Fire
Electric Messiah
Best Metal Performance
2018
Will Quinnell
Mastered
Kelly Clarkson
Meaning of Life
Best Pop Vocal Album
2018
Morgan Stratton
Engineer
Larry Klein
All These Things
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
2018
Noah Killeen
Assistant Engineer
Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet
Landfall
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
2018
Buckley Miller
Engineer
MercyMe
Grace Got You
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
2018
David Davis
Engineer
Michael Giacchino, composer
Coco
Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
2018
Rob Williams
Assistant
Michael W. Smith
Surrounded
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
2018
Will Delaney
Assistant Engineer
Miguel
War & Leisure
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2018
Micheal Peterson
Assistant Engineer, Mixing Assistant
Miguel Featuring J. Cole & Salaam Remi
Come Through and Chill
Best R&B Song
2018
Cory Bice
Assistant Engineer
P!nk
Beautiful Trauma
Best Pop Vocal Album
2018
Will Quinnell
Mastered
PJ Morton
First Began
Best R&B Performance
2018
Will Quinnell
Mastered
PJ Morton
Gumbo Unplugged (Live)
Best R&B Album
2018
Chris Kasych
Recording Engineer
Soundtrack
Lady Bird
Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
2018
Sam Holland
Engineer
Taylor Swift
Reputation
Best Pop Vocal Album
2018
Zeph Sowers
Recording Engineer
The Carters
Summer
Best R&B Performance
2018
Zeph Sowers
Recording Engineer
The Carters
Everything Is Love
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2018
Darrell Thorp
Recording Engineer
Twenty One Pilots
Jumpsuit
Best Rock Song
2018
Michael Law Thomas
Recording Engineer
Various Artists
Black Panther: The Album, Music from and Inspired by
Album Of The Year
2018
Gordon Hammond
Engineer
Willie Nelson
Last Man Standing
Best American Roots Performance
2018
Gordon Hammond
Engineer
Willie Nelson
My Way
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2018
Erick Jaskowiak
Engineer
Wood & Wire
North of Despair
Best Bluegrass Album
2018
Jared Hirshland
Engineering
Ziggy Marley
Rebellion Rises
Best Reggae Album
2017
Chris Kasych
Engineer
Adele
25
Album of the Year
2017
Jacob Dennis
Assistant Engineer
Adele
Hello
Record of the Year
2017
John Cranfield
Assistant Engineer
Beyoncé
Lemonade
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2017
Jeremy Underwood
Engineer
Lalah Hathaway
Lalah Hathaway Live
Best R&B Album
2017
Juan Sevilla
Assistant Recording Engineer
Maren Morris
My Church
Best Country Solo Performance
2017
Adam Chagnon
Recording Engineer
Tim McGraw
“Humble and Kind” on Damn Country Music
Best Country Song
2017
Michael Peterson
Assistant
Twenty One Pilots
Stressed Out
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
2017
Jared Hirshland
Engineer
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley
Best Reggae Album
2016
Sorrel Brigman
Recording Assistant
Chris Stapleton
Traveller
Best Country Solo Performance
2016
Mike Layos
Assistant Engineer
D’Angelo & The Vanguard
Black Messiah
Best R&B Album
2016
Mike Layos
Assistant Engineer
D’Angelo & The Vanguard
“Really Love” on Black Messiah
Best R&B Song
2016
Steven Wessing
Assistant Assembly, Engineer
Joni Mitchell
Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced
Best Album Notes
2016
Jeremy Underwood
Engineer
Lalah Hathaway
Little Ghetto Boy
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2016
Justin Merrill
Engineer
Leslie Ann Jones, John Kilgore, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum & Justin Merrill, engineers; Patricia Sullivan, mastering engineer (George Manahan & San Francisco Ballet Orchestra)
Ask Your Mama
Best Engineered Album, Classical
2016
Matthew Wheeler
Mix Assistant
Little Big Town
Girl Crush
Best Country Song
2016
Keith Munson
Assistant Engineer
Lonnie Lynn, Che Smith & John Stephens, songwriters (Common & John Legend)
Glory
Best Song Written for Visual Media
2016
David Natale
Engineer
Mavis Staples
See That My Grave is Kept Clean
Best American Roots Performance
2016
Cory Bice
Assistant Engineer
Taylor Swift
1989
Best Pop Vocal Album
2016
Cory Bice
Assistant Recording Engineer
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar
Bad Blood
Best Music Video
2016
Cory Bice
Assistant Engineer
The Weeknd
Beauty Behind the Madness
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2016
Jordan Stilwell
Engineer
The Weeknd
Earned It (Fifty Shades of Gray soundtrack)
Best R&B Performance
2016
Tim Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap
The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2015
Stuart Schenk
Assistant Engineer
A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
Say Something
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
2015
Tim Marchiafava
Assistant
Angelique Kidjo
Eve
Best World Music Album
2015
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
The Offense Of The Drum
Best Latin Jazz Album
2015
Mike Bauer
Assistant Engineer
Billy Childs, arranger (Billy Childs Featuring Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)
New York Tendaberry
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
2015
Spencer Guerra
Pro Tools Operator
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Life In The Bubble
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
2015
Timothy Marchiafava
Recording Assistant
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel)
Let It Go
Best Song Written for Visual Media
2015
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Tom MacDougall & Chris Montan, compilation producers
Frozen
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
2015
Jacob Morris
Digital Editing, Engineer, Post Production
Lecrae Featuring For King & Country
Messengers
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
2015
Matthew Wheeler
Engineer
Miranda Lambert
Platinum
Best Country Album
2015
Jacob Dennis
Assistant Engineer
Pharrell Williams
Girl
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2015
Jacob Dennis
Assistant Engineer
Pharrell Williams
Happy (Live)
Best Pop Solo Performance
2015
Greg Magers
Vocal Engineer
Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Jesus Children
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2015
John Congleton
Engineer, Mixing, Producer
St. Vincent
St. Vincent
Best Alternative Music Album
2015
Sara Lyn Killion
Engineer
Tenacious D
The Last In Line
Best Metal Performance
2015
Sheldon Yellowhair
Assistant Engineer
Best Traditional Gospel Album
Cheek to Cheek
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2015
Isha Erskine
Engineer
Ziggy Marley
Fly Rasta
Best Reggae Album
2014
Jared Lynch
Assistant Engineer
Alicia Keys
Girl On Fire
Best R&B Album
2014
Sara Lyn Killion
Assistant Engineer
Black Sabbath
God Is Dead?
Best Metal Performance
2014
Eric Eylands
Assistant Engineer
Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
Random Access Memories
Best Dance/Electronica Album
2014
Héctor Espinosa
Engineer
Draco Rosa
Vida
Best Latin Pop Album
2014
Rob Katz
Engineer
Imagine Dragons
Radioactive
Best Rock Performance
2014
Ken Eisennagel
Assistant Engineer
La Santa Cecilia
Treinta Días
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
2014
Jeremy Miller
Assistant Engineer
Michael Bublé
To Be Loved
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2014
Chris Kasych
ProTools Engineer
Vampire Weekend
Modern Vampires Of The City
Best Alternative Music Album
2013
Chad Carlisle
Assistant Engineer
Arturo Sandoval
Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
2013
Lyttleton Carter
Assistant Engineer
Drake
Take Care
Best Rap Album
2013
Chandler Bridges
Assistant Engineer / Mix Engineer
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary)
Go Get It
Best Gospel Song
2013
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Esperanza Spalding
Radio Music Society
Best Jazz Vocal Album
2013
Chad Carlisle
Assistant Engineer
Frank Ocean
Channel Orange
Best Urban Contemporary Album
2013
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)
How About You
Best Instrumental Arrangement
2013
Christian Mochizuki
Assistant Engineer
Jay-Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream
No Church In The Wild
Best Rap/Song Collaboration
2013
Clinton Welander
Recording Engineer
Jimmy Cliff
Rebirth
Best Reggae Album
2013
Buckley Miller
Engineer
Kelly Clarkson
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)
Best Pop Solo Performance
2013
Jacob Morris
Engineer
Lecrae
Gravity
Best Gospel Album
2013
Eric Isip
Assistant Engineer
Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
Adorn
Best R&B Song
2013
Omar Loya
Assistant Engineer
Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris
We Found Love
Best Short Form Music Video
2013
Eric Eylands
Assistant Engineer
T Bone Burnett, Taylor Swift, John Paul White & Joy Williams, songwriters
Safe & Sound (From The Hunger Games)
Best Song Written For Visual Media
2013
Timothy Marchiafava
Assistant Engineer
Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)
City Of Roses
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
2013
Taylor Stevens
Engineer
Toby Mac
Eye On It
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
2012
Sara Lyn Killion
Assistant Engineer
Adele
21
Best Pop Solo Performance
2012
Mike Layos
Assistant Engineer
Chris Brown
F.A.M.E.
Best R&B Album
2012
Erik “Keller” Jahner
Mixing Assistant
Chris Tomlin
And If Our God Is For Us…
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
2012
Christian Mochizuki
Assistant Engineer
Kanye West
Watch The Throne
Best Rap Song
2012
Jeremy Miller
Assistant Engineer
Paul Epworth for Foster The People
Torches
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
2012
Chad Carlson
Recording Engineer
Taylor Swift
“Mean” from Speak Now
Best Country Solo Performance
2011
Ian Shea
Assistant Engineer
American Idiot feat. Green Day
Green Day
Best Musical Show Album
2011
Benjamin Chang
Engineer
Fantasia
“Bittersweet” from Back to Me
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
2011
Patrick Spain
Assistant
Herbie Hancock
“A Change is Going to Come” from The Imagine Project
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
2011
Chris White
Assistant Engineer
Kirk Whalum and Lalah Hathaway
The Gospel According to Jazz III
Best Gospel Song
2011
Nik Karpen
Assistant
Michael Bublé
Crazy Love
Best Traditional Pop Album
2011
Gordon Hammond
Assistant
Patsy Griffin
Downtown Church
Best Traditional Gosphel Album
2011
Andrew Wuepper
Engineer
Rihanna
“Only Girl in the World” from Loud
Best Dance Recording
2011
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Switchfoot
Hello Hurricane
Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album
2011
Nate Winter
Assistant
Train
“Hey Soul Sister” from Save Me San Francisco
Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
2011
Conor Gilligan
Assistant Engineer
Usher
Raymond VS. Raymond
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
2010
Andrew Wuepper
Assistant Engineer
Beyoncé
I Am Sasha Fierce
Record of the Year
2010
Andrew Wuepper
Assistant Engineer
Beyoncé
Single Ladies
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
2010
Chris Constable
Assistant
Booker T. Jones
Potato Hole
Best Pop Instrumental Album
2010
Aaron Kasdorf
Assistant Engineer
Carrie Underwood
Carnival Ride / Just a Dream
Best Country Collaboration
2010
Conor Gilligan
Assistant Engineer
Eminem
Relapse
Best Rap Album
2010
Nik Karpen
Assistant
Green Day
21 Guns / 21st Century Breakdown
Best Rock Album
2010
Casey Graham
Engineer
Jamie Foxx
Intuition / Blame It
Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
2009
Glenn Pittman
Assistant Engineer
Bruce Springsteen
“Girls In The Summer Clothes” on Magic
Rock Song
2009
Aaron Kasdorf
Assistant Engineer
Carrie Underwood
“Last Name” on Carnival Ride
Female Country Performance
2009
Michael Trepangier
Assistant Engineer
Coldplay
Viva La Vida
Best Rock Album
2009
Dylan Margerum
Engineer
Estelle
“American Boy” on Shine
Rap/Sung Collaboration
2009
Aaron Renner
Engineer
Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
Best R&B Album
2009
Jeremy Underwood
Mix Assistant
John Mayer
Where the Light Is
Best Long Form Music Video
2009
Miguel Scott
Engineer
Lil Wayne
“A Milli” on The Carter III
Rap Solo Performance
2009
Miguel Scott
Engineer
Lil Wayne
“Lollipop” on The Carter III
Best Rap Song
2009
Alex Pavlides
Assistant Engineer
Robert Plant / Alison Krauss
Raising Sand
Album of the Year
2009
Alex Pavlides
Assistant Engineer
Robert Plant / Alison Krauss
Raising Sand / Rich Woman
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
2008
Ethan Willoughby
Engineer
Justin Timberlake
What Goes Around Comes Around
Male Pop Vocal Performance
2008
Jeff Breakey
Mixing Assistant
Lupa Fiasco
Daydreamin
Urban Alternative Performance
2008
Chris Roach
Assistant Engineer
Maroon 5
“Makes Me Wonder” on It Won’t Be Soon Long Before
Pop Performance by a Duo
2008
Eric Rennaker
Assistant Engineer
Michael Buble
Call Me Irresponsible
Traditional Pop Vocal Album
2008
Phillip Ramos
Assistant Engineer
Rhianna
“Umbrella” on Good Girl Gone Bad
Rap/Sung Collaboration
2007
Sheldon Yellowhair
Assistant Engineer
Bob Dylan
Modern Times
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
2007
Kristopher Kaufman
Assistant Engineer
Christina Aguliera
“Ain’t No Other Man” on Back to Basics
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
2007
Jim Monti
Assistant Engineer
John Mayer
Waiting For The World To Change
Best Pop Vocal Album
2007
Sheldon Yellowhair
Assistant Engineer
Randy Travis
Glory Train
Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Album
2007
Ethan Willoughby
Engineer
The Blacked Eyed Peas
“My Humps” on Monkey Business
Best Pop Vocal Album
2007
Anthony Zamora
Assistant Engineer
The Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Dani California” on Stadium Arcadium
Best Rock Performance By Duo/Group
2006
Adam Olmstead
Assistant Engineer
BB King
80
Best Traditional Blues Album
2006
Jeremy Cottrell
Assistant Engineer
Faith Hill
“Like We Never Loved At All” on Fireflies
Best Country Performance By Duo/Group
2006
Brian Sumner
Engineer
Kanye West
Gold Digger
Best Rap Solo Performance
2006
Brian Sumner
Engineer
Kanye West
Late Registration
Best Rap Album
2006
Brian Sumner
Engineer
Kanye West
Diamonds From Sierra Leon
Best Rap Song
2006
Glenn Pittman
Assistant Engineer
Kelly Clarkson
Since U Been Gone
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
2006
Matt Griffin
Assistant Engineer
Linkin Park/Jay Z
“Numb/Encore” on Collision Course
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
2006
Scott Moore
Assistant Engineer
Stevie Wonder
“From The Bottom Of My Heart” on Time To Love
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
2006
Ethan Willoughby
Engineer
The Blacked Eyed Peas
“Don’t Phunk with My Heart” on Monkey Buisness
Best Rap Performance By Duo/Group
2005
Nathan Wheeler
Assistant Engineer
Britney Spears
“Toxic” on In the Zone
Best Dance Recording
2005
Paul Hart
Assistant Engineer
Gretchen Wilson
“Redneck Woman” on Here For The Party
Best Female Country Vocal Performance
2005
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Jay Z
“99 Problems” on The Black Album
Best Rap Solo Performance
2005
Rich Balmer
Engineer
Kanye West
Jesus Walks
Best Rap Song
2005
Michael Chavez
Assistant Engineer
Randy Travis
Worship & Faith
Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Album
2005
Glenn Pittman
Assistant Engineer
Steven Curtis Chapman
All Things New
Best Pop/ Contemporary Gospel Album
2004
Jeff Burns
Assistant Engineer
Aretha Franklin
“Wonderful” on So Damn Happy
Best Traditional R&B Performance
2004
Ethan Willoughby
Assistant Engineer
Christina Aguliera
“Beautiful” on Stripped
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
2004
Jason Cupp
Assistant Engineer
Evaneescence
Fallen
Best New Artist
2004
Ethan Willoughby
Assistant Engineer
Justin Timberlake
Cry Me A River
Best Pop Vocal Album
2004
Loren Howard
Assistant Engineer
Luther Vandross
Dance With My Father
Best Rap Album
2004
Loren Howard
Assistant Engineer
Luther Vandross
The Closer I Get To You
Best R&B Performance By Duo/Group
2004
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Outkast
“Hey Ya!” on Speakerboxx/Love Below
Best Alternative/Urban Performance
2004
Malik Albert
Assistant Engineer
Outkast
Speakerboxx/Love Below
Album Of The Year
2004
Ethan Willoughby
Assistant Engineer
Pink
“Trouble” on Try This
Best Female Rock Vocal Performance
2004
Darrell Thorp
Engineer
Radiohead
Hail To The Thief
Best Engineered Album-Non Classical

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Internships

A requirement for graduation, the CRAS internship program is the only one of its kind in audio education*.
Total CRAS interns placed to date (white). Total CRAS internships placed per year (blue).

*Not all sites are open or taking interns at this time

Laptop Recording Package Included in the Cost of Education

As a CRAS student you’ll receive a Laptop Recording Package so you can take your studio with you wherever you go.

Experience a Day in the Life of a CRAS Grad

What is it like to be a professional audio engineer in Los Angeles? Watch this mini documentary to get an idea of what a day in the life of CRAS grad David Davis is like.

Virtual Tours

Explore CRAS via the 360° Virtual Tour! Visit our campus, our studios and labs, and hear from instructors and real students about what it means to Be CRAS.

Schedule a one-on-one tour with a CRAS advisor and see how great CRAS really is.

“If you are thinking about anything audio, CRAS is as good as it gets. If you don’t do it now you’ll never do it.” 
– Thayer Kreft, CRAS Student

Our Students & Grads Are Connected

At CRAS our industry connections, graduate awards and project credits make the difference.

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CRAS Classes Start Every 3 Weeks

CRAS classes fill up well in advance, so regardless of the time of year you wish to attend apply today.

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Laptop Recording Package

As a CRAS student you’ll receive a Laptop Recording Package included in the cost of tuition.

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Graduate in Only 11 Months

CRAS graduates enter audio careers 336% faster than traditional 4 year colleges, and 118% faster than 2 year community colleges.

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Get your hands on The Latest Gear

Be exposed to the same gear and software found in professional studios around the world.

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16 Certifications

The best way to demonstrate expertise in any field is through certification on industry-standard applications and gear.

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The latest news from CRAS

There’s always something happing at CRAS. Take a look at our newest stories, or check out the CRAS news archives for more.