Build up a music career! Stop Dreaming and Do it!

You’ll need a solid understanding of the tools and techniques used in music production whether you want to produce professional-caliber music for others or work at (or start your own) cutting-edge mixing or mastering studio. This comprehensive certificate program, which is offered by Esom’s world-class music production staff, will lead you through this piece from conception to finished, mastered recording. You’ll study the theory and practice of creating excellent music on any digital audio workstation by fusing the two together (DAW).

Certificate in Music Production

COURSE OVERVIEW
For over 15 years, we have provided hands-on training in music production, and our music production students are equipped with the skills to do high-quality audio and music production with a professional touch that matches international standards.

At ESOM, audio production goes far beyond just learning how to use software. It looks at the things that inspire and shape your music.

This program meets both the needs of beginners, those with basic music production knowledge, and those who have some audio production skills. All at ESOM School of Music are catered for.
Our Music Production programs/courses are offered throughout the year with flexible class schedules that are primarily based on a one-on-one scheme (that is, teacher and student), with the aim of ensuring effective understanding.

If you are a complete newbie, our tutorials in the preparation section will assist you in getting up and running. You will master fundamental skills such as how to read music notation and how to grasp the piano or keyboard layout. Following that, you will learn about chords, music theory, improvisation, and piano technique, among other things.
We are here to provide you with the resources you need to pursue your musical passion or even just to discover music out of pure curiosity. In order to learn to play the piano or keyboard, as well as to understand piano theory, ESOM is the best institution.

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Build the abilities you require to listen to and recognize the components of successful songs like a seasoned producer, then figure out how to incorporate these components into your own music.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  1. Acquire knowledge of chords, melodies, arrangements, and grooves.
  2. Discover how to create your track from beginning to end in over 7+ genres.
  3. Learn to create the music of your dreams using your favorite synth.
  4. Acquire the skills necessary to produce masters and mixes that are unique to you.

You will have acquired all the knowledge and abilities necessary to compose music in a variety of genres after finishing this course. Additionally, you’ll have daily confidence in your ability to create quality music in your studio.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Prerequisite

  1. Computer literacy is a must.
  2. Understanding of how to play the piano keyboard is required.
  3. The ability to communicate well in English is required.

Audio Production does not have any requirements for enrollment. You don’t have to worry about your educational background.

Speak with our enrollment manager
To find out more about this program, get in touch with an enrollment manager. Or get in touch to learn more about your options if you need assistance choosing the best certificate program or course for you. (0781227712 | 0700132588)

Study at Esom School of Music

As part of your music production program, you will gain access to a variety of skills and confidence while learning alongside your peers in a weekly class setting.

Group music production sessions have been improved to allow you more group time to speak with your lecturers and groupmates and to share your projects in order to receive feedback on your music. We hope you like the improved group music production sessions.

If you learn in a private setting, you will receive feedback on your course assignments and course materials, review important methods, learn about the music industry, receive musical, production, and industry suggestions, and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course material or yourself.
A short course is a mini version of our normal course in a private program that lasts for a shorter period of time (normally 6 weeks). In our short courses, a student gets 2 lessons a week and practice throughout the week.
Our students learn to recognize the production components that go into a well-balanced, artistic, and professional mix to produce songs that are appealing and professional-sounding.

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 – Sun
Group Intakes Feb and Aug
Private Intake Open

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

Build up a music career! Stop Dreaming and Do it!

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 UGX 120,000 (Duration: 3 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 are enrolled throughout the year. Meaning you can enroll anytime you are ready to get started. However, for group lessons, we only have two intakes. First Intake: February Second Intake: August Wondering what is the difference between group and private lessons? Click the link below: Difference between group and private Film and Video production lessons.
How long does it take to finish the music production course?
The music production course lasts for one year, which is divided into three (3) terms and each term takes 3 months or 12 weeks to complete.
Do I have to study everyday?
No. Lessons are conducted once a week. However, music production students get one guided practice session with an instructor every week and free personal practice throughout the week. Note that one is free to practice from home, provided they have the necessary equipment for practice.
Do you provide accommodation?
The school does not provide accommodation. However, our long-distance students get affordable accommodation around the school at an average cost of UGX 300,000 per term. Note: Meals are not included in the amount paid for accommodation.
Is piano/keyboard proficiency a prerequisite for music production?
Yes, basic skills on a piano or keyboard is required for admission to a music production program.

For beginners, the fundamentals of piano or keyboard would be as follows:

  1. Determine the key of a song on a piano keyboard.
  2. Recognize and distinguish chord progressions.

The keyboard or piano package, on the other hand, is specifically designed for students who do not have any prior piano or keyboard expertise but 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 be employed in one of the following:

  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 at ESOM, we have the computer package that is intended solely for students who do not have any prior computer experience but wish to enroll in the sound engineering program, which requires computer proficiency.

More FAQs.
Click the link below for more FAQs. 23 More Frequently Asked Questions.

Esom Graduation

Graduation is when a student successfully completes all of their certificate audit program requirements.
Esom School of music graduates undergraduate students once each academic year.
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