Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Audio Recording & Production Audition Requirements

To be considered for the Audio and Recording Production certificate, the candidate should have one or more of the following (or equivalent):

  • Undergraduate degree in Music Performance, Music Composition or Music Technology
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or related area with Minor in Music Technology
  • Knowledge of standard recording techniques in classical music
  • Knowledge of standard recording techniques for studio recording
  • Working knowledge and experience using audio software
  • Good communication skills in one or more languages

In addition to the application and supplemental materials, applicants should submit a portfolio of recordings that he/she has engineered, or made significant contributions to, in two or more music genres.