ICON’s Music Production School in Los Angeles provides aspiring artists industry-leading music education. See why our students choose to learn music production at ICON.
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The results of ICON’s Music Production Programs speak for themselves!
Why Choose ICON Collective College of Music
ICON Collective is a higher-education music school with proven results. We are an accredited music school and Ableton Certified.
Our College of Music offers immersive music production programs available in Los Angeles and Online. ICON’s comprehensive curriculum and philosophies teach you core technical skills while unlocking your unique creative process.
Learning the principles and practices of music production is only part of creating high-quality music. We also provide students the tools and strategies to brand, market, distribute, and sell their music.
In addition, our staff and instructors are working professionals making their mark in the music industry. They share their real-world knowledge and experience in both classroom settings and one-on-one sessions.
Students work with these professional mentors throughout their time at ICON. This opportunity gives each student individual attention to develop their desired skills and unique creative vision.
Our Industry-Leading Music Production Programs in Los Angeles
ICON’s Music Production Programs provide the most intuitive and in-depth music courses in the industry.
Whether you are an experienced musician or a talented newbie, ICON can match your skill level!
Our comprehensive curriculum teaches you a variety of subjects. The immersive music programs cover the fundamentals, including:
- Audio Production
- Music Theory
- Music Composition
- Song Structure
- Music Arrangement
- Mixing and Mastering
- Music Technology
- Artist Development
- Sound Design
- Vocal Production
- Keyboard Techniques
- Audio Sampling
- Audio Editing
- Ear Training
- Critical Listening
- Music Marketing
- Music Business
Students also become proficient in using the latest music technology. Learn hands-on with Ableton Live or Pro Tools, software instruments and effects, mixing consoles, MIDI controllers, audio interfaces, and other music studio essentials.
Don’t hesitate! Learn the technical and creative aspects of music production to create original, commercial-grade music.
Ready to master the art of music production and launch your music career with confidence?
Our Thriving Music Community
When you join ICON, you join a Collective for life.
ICON Collective has built a connected community of artists, producers, DJs, and other music industry professionals. Each member of this Collective fits into the communal spirit we’ve curated from the start.
Every artist needs a support network to help them learn and succeed. At ICON, we give you that network. Our expanding Collective opens doors to continued learning, music collaboration, support groups, exclusive privileges, and more.
ICON also provides students additional training and support even after they graduate. All LA graduates receive alumni privileges and exclusive access to resources, including:
Some of our industry guests include Jauz, Slander, the manager of deadmau5, record label reps from Owsla, and more.
Featured ICON Collective Alumni
Join the ranks of ICON Alumni making waves in the world of music.
The success of our alumni inspires future generations of students to pursue their musical dreams in the entertainment industry. We could not be prouder of their success!
Meet some esteemed ICON Collective Alumni thriving in their chosen fields.
Book a Campus Tour at Our Exciting New Facility
Explore our Los Angeles campus! The admissions department gives exclusive on-campus tours all the time.
Our guided tours offer an opportunity for prospective students to experience ICON. Guests get access to the school and its impressive amenities. You will also meet integral members of the Collective, interact with professional music gear, and take an in-depth look at the curriculum.
Music Production School Testimonials
The ICON Collective reviews are positive! Check out what our students are saying about their experience at ICON:
The Thriving Los Angeles Music Scene
Los Angeles, California, boasts the most vibrant and bustling music scene in the world. It’s the center of the thriving music industry. That’s why ICON started in LA.
As an ICON student, you have access to more than the amazing education you receive on campus. You also gain access to LA, an exciting city with endless opportunities for aspiring artists.
Numerous record labels, managers, booking agents, promoters, music publishers, and other industry professionals work in Los Angeles. They thrive while making their dreams happen. You can too!
The culture we curate on campus extends the Los Angeles music scene. Support, authenticity, and hard work will take you far in LA, and ICON is next to the action!
Our Burbank location is less than 15 minutes from the heart of Hollywood and less than 20 minutes from Downtown LA. It’s the ideal location to create, learn, and explore California.
Downtown Burbank is also a vibrant destination at the epicenter of the creative community. The surrounding area combines bustling activity, entertainment, dining, shopping, rich culture, and casual vibes. It’s the quintessential SoCal experience!
Begin Your Music Journey and Join the Collective
Take the first step towards your artistic dreams. Apply for ICON today!
Still have questions? Our dedicated admissions department will answer questions about the music programs, admissions process, tuition, life at ICON, and anything between.
Contact admissions by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (818) 299-8013.
Ready to enroll in our Music Production Program now? Start the application process below.
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What is the ICON Collective Tuition Cost?
ICON’s Music Production Programs range from $2,995 to $38,992. The most popular program is our Flagship LA Program, which costs $25,995.
Contact our admissions department to learn about admission requirements, tuition costs, and how to schedule a registration appointment.
How long is your music production school?
The Advanced LA Program provides 18 months of music education. It includes 60 hours with a professional producer, 1,200 office hours, live Q&A with guest artists, and more.
The Flagship LA Program provides 12 months of music education. It includes 40 hours with a professional producer, 800 office hours, live Q&A with guest artists, and more.
Should I go to a music production school or learn online?
Choosing how to learn music production depends on your ambitions, learning style, and budget. However, postsecondary education at ICON offers something online tutorials can’t.
Music production schools provide an organized and carefully planned out method of learning. They offer structured programs conducted by passionate, qualified instructors who inspire students to achieve their creative goals.
Through a structured curriculum, an aspiring producer can also accelerate how thoroughly they gain the knowledge, skills, and experience to advance their music and career.
Read our blog post: Should You Attend a Music Production School? We compare music production schools with free online tutorials.
How hard is it to become a music producer?
Learning music production is challenging but rewarding. It takes a long time to reach a level where you are releasing professional music.
Producing music requires practice and knowledge of the intricacies involved in making music. For example, music theory, sound design, music composition, mixing and mastering, music technology, and more.
Success in the music production field also requires music business skills. For example, knowledge of music marketing, contracts, music royalties, distribution, industry trends, and more.
Is going to school for music production worth it?
YES! The knowledge, skills, experience, and connections you gain at music production schools prepare students for real-world success. That’s not the case with other non-structured methods.
Students also get hands-on learning from industry professionals using the latest music technology. The unique learning environment will also accelerate the learning process, enhance comprehension, boost confidence, and more.
If you’re passionate about music and serious about pursuing a career in the industry, then it’s worth investing in yourself.