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Turn Your Passion for Music Into a Career: Houston's #1 Audio Engineering Program

Avant Media Institute's 44-week program is guided by industry pros who've worked with Grammy winners and music legends like Pharrell Williams, Steve Aoki, Iggy Azalea, T.I, 2 Chainz, and many more. Your audio engineering dreams are within reach at Avant Media Institute.

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Instead of watching endless hours of YouTube tutorials, or wasting time in a traditional classroom, We're taking your learning to a whole new level with full immersion. At Avant, we place you in professional studio settings, provide you with hands-on training, all while learning from  active industry professionals.


Avant Media Institute fosters a collaborative environment where students, instructors, and alumni form a supportive community. Through shared experiences and a common passion for audio engineering, you'll find yourself surrounded by like-minded individuals who understand the challenges and aspirations you face. This sense of camaraderie creates an atmosphere of encouragement, collaboration, and shared growth.

But let's be clear.. success in audio engineering doesn't come overnight.

It takes dedication, hard work, and the right guidance. That's where Avant Media Institute excels.

Our program's curriculum is thoughtfully designed by active professionals to offer you an up-to-date and comprehensive roadmap to success in the audio engineering field.

At Avant Media Institute, we believe in learning by doing. From day one, you'll be working with industry-standard hardware and software, getting your hands on the tools used by audio engineers worldwide.


Our 44-week Audio Engineering Program leaves no stone unturned. We start with the fundamentals – the science of sound waves, transmission, and acoustics – and progress to advanced topics like mixing, mastering, post-production, music theory, and live sound systems.

Our goal is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in any audio industry setting.

Hands-On Experience

Get access to industry-standard equipment and software, and you'll get to work on real-world projects in studios across Houston.

12:1 Student Ratio

Enjoy an interactive and personal learning experience that fosters lasting relationships with instructors and classmates.

Career Support

Avant helps graduates break into the industry, offering job placement assistance and ongoing support to alumni.

What our Students are Saying

  • AUD 101 - Audio Engineering and Digital Audio Workstations
    Audio Engineering and Digital Audio Workstations is the initial class taken by students that focuses on acoustics, analog and digital audio, recording procedures, microphone techniques, and Avid Pro Tools software installation and use. Students learn the tools used by Audio Engineers including mixing consoles, compressors, equalizers, microphones, time based processors and various dynamic processors.
  • AUD 201 - Mixing, Mastering & Post Production for Music and Film"
    Audio Mixing, Mastering & Post Production explores the complex concepts of audio mixing in stereo, and 5.1 surround sound mixing for commercial music, film and television. Building upon the knowledge from 101, students learn how to approach mastering audio, sound design, ADR, and Foley.
  • AUD 301 - Music Theory & Production
    Music Theory and Production focuses on musical composition, arrangement, and theory in the digital audio environment. Students learn the job of a producer, and how to compose, arrange and produce music appropriate for real world application. Students also go further in depth with MIDI and learn music theory concepts including key signatures, chord structures, musical scales, and more.
  • BDM 101 - Business of Digital Media
    Business of Digital Media provides students with knowledge necessary to monetize their new skills in the ever changing audio industry. Students will learn about recording contracts, publishing, music licensing, copyright laws, performance rights societies, artist management, booking agencies, concert promotion, touring, modern distribution methods, and basic business principals.
  • AUD 401 - Live Sound Systems & Reinforcement
    The Live Sound Systems and Reinforcement class focuses on live performance production. Students learn live system setups, AC power distribution, electrical theory, front of house engineering, monitor engineering, live mixing techniques, production rigging, troubleshooting, and live recording techniques.

Are you ready to become an audio engineer?

Now is the time to take a leap and join the ranks of successful audio engineers who have honed their craft at Avant Media Institute.

Secure your spot in our program and unlock a world of possibilities. Don't miss out on this chance to turn your passion into a rewarding career.

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