AES Education Directory - Eastern Region, USA/Canada

Type 6 Courses - Research degree course (e.g. MPhil, PhD)

McGill University, The Schulich School of Music

555 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H3A 1E3, Canada
Tel: +1 514 398 4535
Fax: +1 514 398 8061
Internet: http://www.music.mcgill.ca/soundrec

Music, Media and Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Ph.D.
Facilities: 3 studios linked to 3 performance halls: 2 digital multitrack studios with automated mixing/surround sound, 1 2 track; 3 postproduction studios: digital editing/mastering, audio for video, multimedia
Exact Duration: 2 years residency
Emphasis: Research and development of advanced audio technology design and applications
Fee: Inquire
Validating Body: none
Contact Person: Wieslaw V. Woszczyk


New York University, Steinhardt School, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012, United States
Tel: 212-998-5422
Fax: 212-995-4043
Internet: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/inquiry/musictech-2014

Music Technology

Last Updated: 2013-8-30

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Ph.D.
Facilities: The James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio, a 7,500 square foot multifunctional teaching, recording, and research space, and one of the most technologically advanced audio teaching facilities in the U.S., plus 10 other studios
Exact Duration: 4-5 Years
Emphasis: Music Technology
Fee: Approximately $1,422 per credit for 2014
Internship/Work Placement: Teaching requirement
Validating Body: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Contact Person: Dr. Kenneth Peacock


Penn State University Graduate Program in Acoustics

PO Box 30
State College, PA 16802, United States
Tel: 814 865-6364
Fax: 814 865-7595
Internet: http://www.acs.psu.edu

Graduate Program in Acoustics

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: M.S., Ph.D. in Acoustics
Facilities: General Acoustics Lab; ACS Computing and Teaching Labs; Applied Research Lab incl Large Flow-through Anechoic Chamber; Ctr fo Acs and Vibration, incl Reverberation, Anechoic and Hemi-Anechoic Chambers, Sound Transmission Ste, Noise Control Lab
Exact Duration: 2 - 4+ year Graduate Degree Program
Emphasis: Core and elective courses and sponsored thesis research in Acoustics, incl audio engineering, physical acoustics, signal processing, structural acoustics, psychoacoustics, noise control, thermoacoustics, sound propagation, medical utrasonics
Validating Body: Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Contact Person: Dr. Steve Garrett


University of Rochester

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rochester, NY 14627, United States
Tel: 585 275 4054
Fax: 585 275 7151
Internet: http://www.ece.rochester.edu

Doctoral Studies in Acoustics and Signal Processing

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
Facilities: Research computing facilities, acoustics labs, recording and mixing studios of the Eastman School of Music
Exact Duration: 5 years typically
Emphasis: 90 Credit hours plus Doctoral thesis
Fee: Full tuition waivers and stipends available
Internship/Work Placement: On campus Career Center
Validating Body: New York State Board of Regents
Contact Person: Mark F. Bocko, Chair of ECE


Yale University, School of Drama

222 York Street
New Haven, CT 06520, United States
Tel: 1-203-432-1507
Fax: 1-203-432-9668
Internet: http://www.yale.edu/drama/academics/sound/index.html

Sound Design

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Master of Fine Arts
Facilities: Three major and several minor theatre spaces, three sound design/music production studios, sound shop, with production, rehearsal, teaching and administrative spaces appropriate to a professional training program
Exact Duration: Three Years
Emphasis: A full compliment of core design and sound/music technology course work with a range of relevant electives.
Fee: Tuition: $17,800 per year (2002/2003)
Internship/Work Placement: No formal placement system, however our graduates are represented in every major facet of professional theatre.
Validating Body: not applicable
Contact Person: David Budries



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