Best Music Composition Schools

audio career music Feb 03, 2023

There are so many music composition schools out there, that it can be difficult to figure out which one is the best. Let’s take a closer look at three of the most prestigious schools for music composition.

Keep in mind that the best program for you will likely be one that emphasizes your strengths. Some of the main focuses within music composition include music theory, music performance, music production, and music technology. Knowing which of these focuses you are most interested in will help you make an informed decision on which music program is best for you.

As we’ve stated, the best schools for music composition vary depending on individual preferences and goals. That being said, some highly regarded institutions include:

  • Juilliard School (New York, NY)
  • Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)
  • Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, PA)

Now, let’s dive in and look at each one of these fine schools, shall we?

Juilliard School (New York, NY)




The Top Four Elements of Sound Design

audio Nov 16, 2022

When you look at a video on a digital platform, it is of course the visuals that garner your attention. But the other aspect of the video without which it is incomplete is the audio. The sound that you hear on the screen is not just the dialogue and song, but the subtle sound effects, music, and overall ambiance that help bring the screen elements to life.

In this blog, we are dissecting the top four elements of sound design for you to get a better understanding. But first, let’s take a look at what sound design exactly is. Sound design encompasses everything from recording, editing, mixing, and sampling of audio during the post-production stage of a project.  

A sound designer must be aware of the top 4 sound design elements listed below.

1. Ambiance

The background sound that helps you understand a scene is known as ambiance. For example, if a scene is set in a restaurant, you may be hearing the crinkling of spoons and utensils. Such noises that lay the foundation of...


How Can Audio Mixing and Mastering Help You Land a Job In The Music Industry?

audio career Nov 01, 2022

Mixing and mastering are two very different but unique concepts in audio production. Mixing audio involves combining and adjusting different individual tracks together to create a stereo audio file after mixdown. Mastering, on the other hand, involves polishing the stereo file to ensure that the songs appear cohesively whole on an album. 


Did we confuse you? Allow us to simplify. When you hear great sound in a movie, you don't actually notice it, but when the sound in the movie is bad, you can't help but notice only the sound and not the movie. Giving you good sound either in a movie, a song or any other kind of music production is the work of an audio mixer and master.


Now that you have a rough idea about mixing and mastering, you must be thinking if these skills can help you land a good job in the music industry. The answer is yes, they can! But to be able to make a career in either mixing or mastering audio, you must have some non-negotiable components in your...


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