Audio Recording Engineer Practicum

Date Posted: Oct 19, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2017
Start Date: Jan 08, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Alberta
City: Banff
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Paid Internship
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Banff Centre

Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential and realize their unique contribution to society through cross-disciplinary learning opportunities, world-class performances, and public outreach.

Job Description

Program Overview
The Audio Recording Engineer Practicum is intended as a continuing education experience for emerging audio engineers with mature artistic insight and advanced practical skills, including significant professional experience or a high level of professional training. Practicum participants learn about equipment, software, and recording techniques while working on a wide variety of projects.

What does the program offer?
Engineers from around the world participate in our program to benefit from:

  • mentoring by staff producer, engineers, and technologists
  • classes with audio staff and internationally-renowned guest faculty
  • recording live concerts each week in classical, jazz, and contemporary genres
  • recording and producing professional recordings for the international musicians participating in music residency programs
  • working with staff producers and engineers in conjunction with the video production team, recording and mixing lectures and presentations from visiting artists for online dissemination
  • supporting audio post-production and interactive media programs
  • interacting with other international audio engineers as well as professional musicians and artists in other disciplines
  • and in accessing professionally-equipped studio spaces


Who should apply? 
Applicants should have a combination of formal training and/or professional experience or aptitude in audio engineering. Working knowledge of Pyramix, ProTools, and File Maker Pro is desirable and applicants will have a practical understanding of file creation and management. Applicants will be able to manage resources and produce to schedule, and multitask effectively with strong time management and diplomacy skills.

Additional Info:

What's included:

  • Subsidized housing
  • Gym membership
  • Box Office discounts
  • Living allowance
  • Library and archives
  • Participant Resources

How to Apply:

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Contact Info:

Telephone: 1.800.565.9989


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