A CRAS Education gives you the education to succeed in audio mixing jobs.

If you’re looking for an education that can give you the knowledge and skills to start your dream Music Job in one of the many areas of Live or Studio sound, then you need to [BE]CRAS!

Audio is all around us; everywhere we go there is some sort of background audio. Where does it all come from? Who makes all this sound and music? CRAS people make it!

CRAS graduates are trained and ready to work all sorts of Audio Mixing Jobs. There are Music Jobs such as Live Sound Engineer for concerts and theater, Recording Engineer Jobs for records, CDs, movies, TV, and more. At CRAS, your dream Music/Audio Job is only 11 months away.

CRAS graduates have engineered, mixed, recorded and edited sound for a variety of audio including music, films, tv shows, live sound events, broadcasts and video games.

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Instructor, with students, in CRAS’ Studio A. Gilbert Location
Students setting up microphones for recording sessions. Gilbert Location
Studio D, student setting up a Surround Sound playback. Gilbert Location

Recording Engineer

The recording engineer is responsible to the artist and the producer for the mix and overall sound of the album. This involves preparing the studio for a recording session, operating the mixing console, and maintaining all additional electronic studio equipment and instruments with the help of the recording assistant.

Game Audio Engineer

The audio engineer is responsible for adding realism to the in-game world with sounds. Every game has its own reality and identity, and the audio engineer needs to be able to understand and encapsulate the game’s essence in the audio they produce.

Live Sound Engineer

A live sound engineer manages audio equipment, such as a mixing board, during indoor or outdoor events and live performances at such locations as sports arenas, churches, theaters or lecture halls. A technician is responsible for sound checks, equipment placement, volume and quality of sound.

Audio Visual Technician

Set up and install equipment such as microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards for events and functions such as concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences.

Corporate Media Tech

Media technicians operate, maintain, produce, and troubleshoot audio-visual equipment and materials. Working in academic or business settings, media technicians schedule and assist with the usage of equipment to enhance meetings, lectures, and seminars.

TV/Video Scoring Engineer

An audio engineering position that bridges the technological gap between the intent of the composer’s score, and the distribution of the score.

Recording Facilities Internships

A requirement for graduation, the CRAS internship program is the only one-of-its-kind in audio education.

We have relationships with audio recording facilities around the country and throughout the world, and work closely with you to take location, industry specialty and more into the final decision.

Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast and sound engineering technicians set up, operate, and maintain the electrical equipment for radio programs, television broadcasts, concerts, sound recordings, and movies.

Foley Engineer

The Foley Engineer works in the sound department, setting up microphones and recording the Foley Artists. They provide a pre-mix for the Re-recording Mixer and create the deliverables for an M+E track.

Board Operator

As the radio board operator in the radio industry, your duties and responsibilities are to control the sound mixing board to ensure that the broadcast has the proper levels, catches the right sound, and provides high-quality audio for the broadcast. Board operators typically work at larger radio stations.

Sound Effects Engineer

Sound Engineers are responsibility for assembling, operating and maintaining the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound. In order to attract Sound Engineers that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Sound Engineer job description.

Manufacturer’s Specialist

Manufacturer’s Specialist: This role is central in the research and development of any device/product that makes “sound,” from audio gear to consumer electronics.

Environmental Sound Design

They oversee the audio dynamics of the performance space, microphone and speaker placement, balancing levels of all sound sources for all areas of the audience, cabling, and pulling/creating environmental sound effects. They run the soundboard during sound checks and performances.

Get Certified!

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

At CRAS we understand that proficiency across a range of products gives our graduates a significant advantage in the workplace. In the recording industry, proficiency doesn’t just mean theoretical knowledge. The certification process gives you the feedback you need to gain full competence in the basic operation of the hardware and software systems that you will use after graduation.

A&R Operations Coordinator

Operations, the A&R Operations Coordinator will support the SVP with day-to-day operations and the dissemination of assets to various department within the company. This role will also assist with special projects as needed.

ProTools Engineer

This engineer has the ability to route/capture/edit/alter/mix/redistribute the audio in any kind of setting that requires the recording and playback of audio. This role is found in every disciple of Professional Audio.

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.

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!
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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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