Abbey Road Institute Johannesburg specialises in training music producers and sound engineers. We offer a one-year Advanced programme in music production and sound engineering, founded by Abbey Road Studios together with industry professionals.
Abbey Road Studios is the most famous recording studio in the world, renowned for its creativity and technological excellence. It is a global icon that for the last 90 years has been the musical home to The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Shirley Bassey, Cilla Black, Yehudi Menuhin, Jaqueline du Pre, Ella Fitzgerald, Fela Kuti, Kate Bush, Oasis and Radiohead to Sam Smith, Florence + The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Frank Ocean, Amy Winehouse and Adele.
The Advanced Programme follows a hands-on approach, with small classes that are highly specialised. Our aim is to equip you with the highest level of practical skill to reduce the complexity between technology and your creativity.
You will learn from cutting-edge producers, business professionals and established names across the music industry. Choose to study at Abbey Road Institute and put your dream first. Our graduates are the future of the music and recording industry.
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The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.
Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.
There is some real visionary foresight in Abbey Road Institute being established to preserve the cultural legacy of Abbey Road.
I had an incredible experience. The staff have so much to offer and cover so many different areas of music.
The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.
It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road Studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!