The Professional Recording Arts program is a transfer program for students who aspire to attend the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), a university situated in the English City of Liverpool that was co-founded by Paul McCartney. Students can apply for this specialized program at the beginning of their studies at LaSalle College Vancouver to potentially attend this prestigious school.
This advanced program includes all coursework in the Professional Recording Arts Diploma program with additional academic and project requirements, along with higher expectations for overall academic achievement. Other courses include Media Studies and Technology and Directed Studies. The program requires the completion of a variety of written papers through Directed Studies courses, and students are required to complete a major collaborative project.
Students who graduate from the Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) program earn a Diploma and, following their studies, go onto work in the dynamic world of music production. They gain both theory and hands-on training required to work in the studio. Using the latest tools and equipment, students record, edit, mix, and master digital audio using industry-standard professional recording studio technology, including sophisticated Solid State Logic recording consoles. They explore every aspect of audio production, from producing live studio music to designing sound for film, radio and television.