Considering Music and Audio after you graduate from High School, CRAS has the route just for you!

CRAS has dedicated Enrollment Experts that specifically handles each High School Graduate’s route to CRAS.

Our High School Enrollment Experts are available to give you, and your family, guidance throughout the entire CRAS Enrollment Process.If you are an Arizona High School Junior, or Senior (or have just recently graduated from an Arizona school), please contact JR Hamm, here at CRAS.


CRAS alumni have worked on 239 Grammy-nominated recordings since 2004.


CRAS alumni have credits for more than 3,800 film, TV, and documentary projects.


CRAS alumni have worked on more than 122 AAA video game titles in the past 10 years.

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:

Graduate’s Name
Album/Track Name
Trevor Orriss
Fantistic Negrito
Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?
Best Contemporary Blues Album
Ike Schultz
Vocal Production and Engineer
Best Dance Electronic Album
Eric Eylands
Engineer/Assistant Engineer
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Bobby Campbell
Mixing Engineer
John Legend
Bigger Love
Best R&B Album
Scott Moore
Mixing Assistant
Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)
Stay High
Best Rock Song
Tim Machiafava
Engineer and Mix Assistant
Hildur Gu›nadóttir, composer
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Chris Kasych
Women in Music pt. III
Album of the Year
Gosha Usov
Assistant Engineer
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Look Now
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Ike Schultz
Assistant Mixing Engineer
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Morgan Stratton
Recording Assistant
Best Metal performance
Chris Kasych
Vampire Weekend
Father of the Bride
Best Alternative Music Album
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

CRAS is a positive and friendly environment with lots of opportunity.

“CRAS is unique, they infuse you with all the knowledge that is required for working in the professional field of audio; How to market yourself, how to utilize and maintain any and all professional audio equipment that is used in today’s industry.  It’s an environment where doorways to opportunity arise day by day and the people carry a vibe like nowhere else. 
— Ryan, CRAS Student

Your career in audio is only 11 months away

CRAS Alumni Make It!

As a CRAS graduate, you can join the list of other alumni that have worked on award-winning and award-nominated recordings. Apply today to take the first step on your path to greatness.

Choose Your Class Time

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

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.

Start your audio engineering career in under 11 months!
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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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