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Studying Sound Production/Recording at Weber State

Weber State’s sound production/recording program gives students the opportunity to work closely with faculty,
small groups and solo on a wide variety of recording projects and live recording sessions with tangible outcomes.

Sound Production/Recording Highlights

This degree path offers small class sizes with faculty who are active in their fields. It features Alan Parsons’ “Art and Science of Sound Recording” curriculum with exclusive content to ensure student success after graduation. The program is also an AVID-Certified Learning Partner, McDSP Education Partner and offers Pro Tools User Certification. 

Weber State offers the latest tools and technology and has a new recording studio opening in the fall of 2021.

Beyond the Classroom

Students wil work with faculty recording and editing live concerts both on site and remotely. This includes mixing live sound. Students will also have the chance to collaborate with student filmmakers and podcasters in post production.

Callie Oyama

Class of 2021

“My educational journey has truly been enhanced by this minor and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in diving deeper into the world of audio.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

As a sound production/recording major, you'll build a solid sound and recording foundation with an emphasis on the knowledge you need to excel as an audio
professional with no filler.

Sharpen your communication and
interpersonal skills while preparing for a career in the world of sound and recording.

What You Can Do After Weber

You can pursue a wide variety of opportunities in the music industry and beyond. Some job opportunities include:

  • Audio director
  • Concert technician
  • Mastering engineer
  • Music editor
  • Live sound engineer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Production soundmixer
  • Recording engineer
  • Sound editor
  • Record producer
  • Recording studio manager
  • Sound designer
  • Instrument tech
  • Broadcast technician

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for music graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more...

Faculty Perspective

  • Mark D. Maxson

    “Hands-on learning with instructors who are as passionate
    about sound and recording as you are, in the classroom and
    in real-world practice.”