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Specialist Diploma in Live Sound

Course Overview

The live events industry has been radically transformed in the last few years. Live sound engineers need to play multiple roles and be able to harness digital technologies to create exciting and memorable live events.

The Specialist Diploma in Live Sound will develop your ability to plan and set up live sound events using digital live audio equipment and develop your proficiency with the industry-standard Dante protocol. You will also learn the art of recording and mixing live event performances. Finally, you will hone your ability to set up a modern live event, integrating audio and video feeds for live streaming and hybrid events. Take your first steps into the exciting world of live music and events as a live sound professional and more.

You will be challenged with real-world scenarios as you learn from seasoned experts. Take advantage of the many opportunities to explore authentic event spaces and engage with professionals at the forefront of the industry. Graduate with the confidence that you are ready for the exciting world of live music and events as a live sound professional and more. The maximum teacher to student ratio for the course is 1:18.

Course Details

October 2022 Intake Fees Application Close Date
Full-Time
6 Months

Part-Time
6 Months
Local
Course Fees : S$9,400
Course Administration Fee : S$270

Total Course Fees Payable : S$9,670

International
Course Fees : S$11,750
Course Administration Fee : S$450

Total Course Fees Payable : S$12,200
Local : 16th September 2022

International : 5th September 2022
All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST

Modules

Entry Requirements

For Singaporeans: For International Students:
Applicants are required to meet the following minimum requirements

  1. At least 18 years old

    AND

  2. At least 1 year relevant working experience in audio engineering and at least a pass in English at ‘N’ Level or a minimum proficiency level of the WSQ Workplace Literacy Level (WPL) 5

    OR

  3. Completed Diploma in Music Production and Audio Engineering at Orita Sinclair

    OR

  4. A recognised diploma or degree in a related field
Applicants are required to meet the following minimum requirements

  1. At least 18 years old

    AND

  2. At least 1 year relevant working experience in audio engineering and at least a pass in English at ‘N’ Level or a minimum proficiency level of the WSQ Workplace Literacy Level (WPL) 5*

    OR

  3. Completed Diploma in Music Production and Audio Engineering at Orita Sinclair

    OR

  4. A recognised diploma or degree in a related field

*International applicants with equivalent academic qualifications will be considered.

Career Opportunities

Front of House Engineer Monitor Mix Engineer Stage Patch
Live Production Sound Mixer Live Production Recording Engineer Live Streaming Engineer

Teaching Faculty

They are seasoned professionals with proven experience in the live events industry.

How to Apply

All prospective students are encouraged to contact our Programme Adviser or authorised recruitment agents.

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Vinod Dass

Full-Time Lecturer,
Music Faculty

Bachelor Degree in Audio Engineering & Music Production,
JMC Academy
Vinod has been avid music performer since young, later branching out and specializing in audio engineering. He developed a keen interest in the recording arts and obtained his degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production from JMC Academy in Melbourne, Australia. His skills led him to work on the Sound Design and mixing of short film called “Fixed” which became the official selections of Film Festivals in Melbourne, Iran and Mexico. It was also accepted by the 18th Bicycle Film Festival in New York. Not only restricting himself to the recording aspect of music, his passion for performance and music brought him most recently to Brisbane, Australia to play at the Dead of Winter Festival 2019 as well as being able to open for Multi Major award winner Hariharan when he came to Singapore mid-2019. Other international acts he as opened for include: Immolation (NYC), Venom Inc (UK), The Exploited (UK).

Damien Ng. Music Faculty.

Damien Ng

Adjunct Lecturer,
Music Faculty

BA (Hons) in Recording,
Middlesex University
Having almost two decades of industry experience, Damien specializes in Location Sound Recording, Mixing Audio for Post Production, Sound Design, Music Composition, And Audio Restoration. He’s a passionate guitarist and is well-versed with Waves Sound Design Suite Plugins and Positive Grid Vias Desktop Guitar Amp Emulation. His recent works include recording audio on set, mixing audio and producing sound design for video for Dramas and TVC corporate videos.

Kaizer Thng

Adjunct Lecturer,
Music Faculty

Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts (Digital Filmmaking),
Nanyang Technological University
wo time nominee of the NYFA (National Youth Film Awards), Kaizer graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor in Fine Arts (Digital Filmmaking) before completing a Diploma in Music Production & Audio Engineering at Orita Sinclair. He spent 5 years at SGAG Pte Ltd as a Senior Video Content Strategist, specialising in social media content direction, online series work and video post-production communication. He has recently taken up a new challenge at Sproud as a Creative Producer, working on corporate videos and commercials as well as educational content.