Take control of your musical destiny. Join our August 2023 music production course.

To produce high-quality music for clients or excel in a modern mixing or mastering studio, a strong grasp of music production tools and techniques is essential. Esom offers a comprehensive certificate program taught by industry-leading music production experts. This program will guide you through the entire process of creating a professional, polished recording, from conception to mastering. By integrating theory and practice, you will develop the skills to produce exceptional music on any digital audio workstation (DAW).

Certificate Program in Music Production

With over 15 years of experience, our music production training offers hands-on learning for students to develop high-quality audio and music production skills that meet international standards.

At ESOM, we go beyond software training and explore the inspirations and influences that shape your music.

Our program caters to beginners, individuals with basic music production knowledge, and those with some audio production skills. We offer flexible class schedules throughout the year, focusing on one-on-one teaching to ensure effective understanding.

If you’re new to music production, our preparation tutorials will help you get started. You’ll learn essential skills like reading music notation and understanding the piano or keyboard layout. Additionally, you’ll explore chords, music theory, improvisation, and piano techniques.

Whether you’re pursuing your musical passion or simply exploring music out of curiosity, we provide the necessary resources. When it comes to learning piano or keyboard and understanding piano theory, ESOM stands as the premier institution.

Gain Practical Experience
Learn the essential skills to effectively identify and appreciate the key elements of successful music, just like an experienced producer. Discover how to seamlessly integrate these elements into your own compositions.

  1. Gain comprehensive knowledge of chords, melodies, arrangements, and grooves.
  2. Explore the process of creating your own track from start to finish across more than 7 genres.
  3. Learn to craft the music of your dreams using your favorite synthesizer.
  4. Develop the skills required to produce distinctive and polished masters and mixes.

Upon completion of this course, you will possess the knowledge and skills to compose music across a diverse range of genres. Moreover, you will gain daily confidence in your ability to create exceptional music in your own studio.


  1. Computer literacy is mandatory.
  2. Proficiency in playing the piano keyboard is necessary.
  3. Good English communication skills are required.

For Audio Production, there are no specific enrollment requirements. Your educational background is not a concern.

Speak with Our Enrollment Manager
If you’re interested in learning more about this program, we encourage you to reach out to our enrollment manager. They will be able to provide you with detailed information and answer any questions you may have. Additionally, if you need assistance in selecting the most suitable certificate program or course for your needs, our enrollment manager is here to help. Feel free to contact us at 0781227712 or 0700132588.

Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Enroll now for our August 2023 intake.

Study at Esom School of Music

As part of your music production program, you will have the opportunity to learn alongside your peers in a weekly class setting. This will help you develop a variety of skills and gain confidence in your abilities.

We have improved our group music production sessions to provide you with more time to interact with your lecturers and fellow group members. This will allow you to share your projects and receive valuable feedback on your music. We are excited about these enhancements and hope you find them beneficial.

If you prefer a more personalized learning experience, our private lessons are perfect for you. In this setting, you will receive detailed feedback on your course assignments and materials. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to review important techniques, learn about the music industry, receive valuable suggestions for musical production, and ask any questions you may have about the course or your own progress.
Our short courses offer a condensed version of our regular program, designed for those who have limited time availability. These private courses typically last for six weeks and include two lessons per week. You will have ample opportunities to practice throughout the week, allowing for focused learning within a shorter timeframe.
At our music production school, we strive to equip our students with the ability to recognize and incorporate the essential components of a well-balanced, artistic, and professional mix. By developing these skills, our students are able to produce songs that are not only appealing but also possess a professional sound.

Key Details

Course Duration 9 Months (3 Terms)
Duration Per Term 3 Months
Lesson Frequency Once a Week
Free Guided Practice Once a week
Personal Practice Mon – Sat
Group Intakes Feb and Aug
Private Intake Open

Secure your spot in our August 2023 intake. Start your music production journey today.

Audio Production Lessons

Career Opportunities

  • Record Producer
  • Audio Production Instructor
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Production Sound Mixer
  • Audio Director
  • TV Producer
  • Sound Proofing & Acoustic Treatment
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Recording Engineer
  • Radio broadcast engineer
  • Record Label Manager
  • Sound Editor

Launch your music production career this August. Enroll now to get started!

Fees Structure

Private Tuition Per Term UGX 888,000
Group Tuition Per Term UGX 594,000
Short Course UGX 888,000 (Duration: 6 Weeks)
Computer Basics Group: UGX 180,000 (Duration: 12 Weeks)
Private: UGX 264,000 (Duration: 6 Weeks)
Short Course (Piano) UGX 384,000 (Duration: 12 Weeks)
Requirements UGX 105,000
Term of Payment: Full payment or 60% of tuition
Payment Modes: Bank, Mobile Money, Cash

Our Expert Instructors

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Audio Production Instructor | Sound Engineering Instructor

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Madder Kayz

Madder Kayz

Audio Production Instructor

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David Prince Asimwe

David Prince Asimwe

Audio Production / Vocal Instructor

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Frequently Asked Questions

When are your intakes?
Private one-on-one Music Production students can enroll throughout the year. You can start anytime you’re ready. For group lessons, we have two intakes: February and August. If you’re wondering about the difference between group and private lessons
How long does it take to finish the music production course?
The music production course lasts for one year, divided into three terms. Each term takes 3 months or 12 weeks to complete.
Do I have to study every day?
No, lessons are conducted once a week. However, music production students receive one guided practice session with an instructor every week and have free personal practice throughout the week. You’re also free to practice from home if you have the necessary equipment.
Do you provide accommodation?
The school does not provide accommodation. However, long-distance students can find affordable accommodation around the school at an average cost of UGX 500,000 per term. Note that meals are not included in the accommodation fee.
Is piano/keyboard proficiency a prerequisite for music production?
Yes, basic skills on a piano or keyboard are required for admission to a music production program. For beginners, the fundamentals of piano or keyboard include:

  1. Determining the key of a song on a piano keyboard.
  2. Recognizing and distinguishing chord progressions.
  3. Performing melodies.

ESOM offers a keyboard or piano package designed for students without prior expertise who wish to enroll in the music production program, which requires keyboard proficiency. This package is available only through ESOM.

What employment opportunities are available for a Music Production graduate?
A Music Production graduate can find employment in the following roles:

  1. Record Producer
  2. Audio Production Instructor
  3. Production Sound Mixer
  4. Mixing Engineer
  5. Audio Director
  6. TV Producer
  7. Sound Proofing & Acoustic Treatment
  8. Mastering Engineer
  9. Recording Engineer
  10. Radio broadcast engineer
  11. Record Label Manager
  12. Sound Editor

Is ESOM School of Music Accredited?
Yes, ESOM School of Music is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Sports under the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT). Accreditation number: MAC/0586.
Is computer literacy a requirement for Music Production students?
Yes, practical computer knowledge is required for the Music Production Program. However, ESOM offers a computer package specifically for students without prior computer experience who wish to enroll in the sound engineering program, which requires computer proficiency.
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