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that inspires

“I live by the saying – ‘There’s no traffic on the extra mile’- and encourage my students to do the same."

Andre Knecht

Music Producing and Recording Department Head

  • As much as it is about composition, songwriting, engineering and arranging, music production, the course prepares you for managing a process.
  • Learn historical and technical background they need to compete in the world of production
  • Develops the necessary tools and techniques needed to take ideas to the next level. 
  • Prepares you to effectively work alone or in groups, with elements of every facet of production under your belt
  • State-of-the-art “Garage Recording Studio” at LACM and “The Hobby Shop” Studios owned and operated by program faculty member and multi-platinum selling producer Andrew “Mudrock” Murdoch.
  • Located in the Los Angeles area, as it has access to the busiest production community in the world.
  • Armed with a solid catalog of competitive material along with a network of music and entertainment professionals to further their career goals.
  • LACM prepares you for the music industry and what goes beyond school. 
  • Music Business subject which allows one to learn the fundamentals of business models and more.
Music Producing and Recording Catalog

Music Producing and Recording Faculty

The network to your future.

Music Producing and Recording Application Requirements

As part of the online Admissions Application, applicants to the Music Producing & Recording major must upload the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. Three (3) audio tracks you have been involved with, either as a producer, engineer, artist or writer. Each track must be at least 0:45 in length.
  2. Applicants must answer the following questions with a detailed response (50 words minimum):
    — What was your involvement in the production of these three tracks and what challenges did you face?
    — After graduating from LACM’s Music Producing & Recording program, what goals do you wish to achieve?