North Seattle College Certificate Program for Audio Engineering

Gear Fanatix in partnership with Womxn & Audio has officially developed a Certificate program for audio engineering led by an all-womxn faculty at North Seattle College. Both in-person and online courses for this one-year program are available; you can also choose to take individual courses throughout the year. 4 quarters with courses in mixing, recording, production, and post. We will especially emphasize the history of women in audio and music during the program. Hands-on experience will be available at Earwig Studio in Seattle, a wonderful acoustic space with analog and digital recording equipment. We will have scholarships available to underserved students and are in the process of creating two study abroad summer programs in Ecuador and Norway!

Instructors and guest lecturers include Vera Project’s Engineer Lilian Blair, Resonant Mastering’s mastering engineer Rachel Field, Mix Like a Girl founder Maria Caridad Espinosa,

Women in Audio author and audio engineer extraordinaire Leslie Gaston-Bird, Ableton instructor and beatmaker Kate Falconer, producer and engineer Jen Gilleran, Allen & Heath’s Install Empress Samantha Potter, Foley master Celeste Selis, Women’s Studies professor Angela Dane, and more! We have partnered with Presonus, Universal Audio, Eventide, Chameleon, iZotope, Earthworks, and more to provide students with the best in audio.

This Fall, Critical Listening & Introduction to Audio Basics will be the two courses available leading to the official program launch in Winter, 2022! More information can be found at: