The Recording Arts Center TRAC

School for Audio Engineering & Production

Now Enrolling for Associate Degree Intake and Pro Tools certifications


Offering classes in North County San Diego & Downtown San Diego

Avid Authorized Training Partner

Pro Tools 11, Media Composer 7 Classes Start Soon

For the Love of Music...Get Your Future on TRAC

Find out more about an Associate Degree, Industry Certifications, and After School High School Workshops in Audio, Video, and Live Sound. The Recording Arts Center is a dedicated training facility within Studio West, the largest and most established recording studio in San Diego County. All students at TRAC benefit from learning in a world class facility, whether it's working on a Pro Tools workstation in one of our dedicated Training Rooms, or learning microphone techniques and getting hands on experience in one of our three state of the art recording studios.


Students participating in the Occupational Associate Degree in Recording Arts will receive a wide range of hands-on training at Studio West that include music recording and mixing, commercial production, audio for TV and Film, internet audio, video post-production, and live sound reinforcement. Call 858.592.0556 for more information!


The wide range of Industry Certification classes offered at TRAC are perfect for the established professional looking to add formal credentials to their exisiting experience, or for those aspiring to work in the industry who want to learn the tools and techniques of the top pros. As a long time Avid Training Partner, TRAC is pleased to offer a wide range of classes in Pro Tools, Media Composer, and Venue.

TRAC is pleased to announce a series of After School Workshops for 13-18 year olds interested in songwriting, performance, and audio production in all musical genres.

This program is a great way for High School students to explore their creativity in a professional environment. Students will get an in depth understanding of what goes on behind the scenes of a world class recording studio, and the chance to collaborate on producing and recording songs using all the same facilities the the pros use everyday.



NPR Sensation AWWW records 200th show in Studio C! Read more...


TRAC Instructor earns Emmy nod for National Geographic short film documentary. Read more...


Congratulations to TRAC's February 2014 Associate Degree Graduates!

Call 858 592 0556 to learn about Tuesday night Intern Record Night Open Sessions.

TRAC adds iZotope RX3, RX3 Advanced, and Insight to Associate Degree Curriculum. Read more...


Happy New Year to all past, current and future TRAC students!


TRAC student mixes #1 on iTunes Reggae Charts!

Congratulations to "OCT12" TRAC Associate Degree Graduates!

Now Enrolling for Summer Courses! With PT110 Included for Summer Registrations Only! Learn more...


Exciting classes at TRAC include "Introduction to Live Sound" class with instructor Kevin Carey. Learn more...

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The Recording Arts Center is minutes from great beaches and San Diego's finest attractions. An exciting local music scene, award winning restaurants and vibrant nightlife will add to your memorable experience.
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