— Father of the Bride
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 — Cuz I Love You
 — Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse
 — Billie Eilish
 — Sweetener
 — Colors
 — American Sniper
 — Death Cab for Cutie
 — Lemonade
 — 24K Magic
 — Black Panther: The Album
 — Linkin Park
 — All Mobile Video
 — 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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 — Circus
 — Like That
 — Watch the Throne
 — Man of the Woods

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.

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 2021 GRAMMY Awards

Congratulations to our grads for their work on 28 nominated and 6 2021 GRAMMY winning recordings.

Gilbert Live Sound
Gilbert Live Sound
Tempe Studio B
Tempe Studio B
Gilbert Studio E
Gilbert Studio E
Gilbert Studio A
Gilbert Studio A

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
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

In only 11 months, you’ll learn all 5 focuses of the recording arts at CRAS

1Music Production
2Video Game Audio
3Live Sound Engineering
4Film/TV Sound Engineering
5Broadcast Sound Engineering

Start your audio engineering career in under 11 months!
Request more info today.

CRAS Grads Make It!

CRAS grads have worked on hundreds of Grammy, AMA, Billboard, Emmy, ACM, and Oscar award-winning and award-nominated recordings.

Choose Your Class Time

With classes from 10am to 2pm or 3pm to 7pm – work, live, and learn when you want.

Your career in audio is only 11 months away

One-of-a-kind
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 it is 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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