Students will participate in many practical real-life opportunities thanks to the school’s location inside one of the most relevant and modern recording studios available today, Art House Studios, where artists like Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Alejandro Sanz, Will Smith and others have recorded and produced some of their most famous hits. We’re proud to host our school in a dynamic teaching space which supports all areas of the course. You’ll work with top of the range, industry standard equipment in our professional studios.
Throughout the course you’ll have access to both our teaching and our commercial Art House Studios at different stages, depending on the modules you are working on. Our bespoke facilities include a 600 sq. ft live recording space, production/recording studio, control room and classroom.
You will have access to the Institute’s studio both as part of the timetabled teaching as well as outside class time for independently managed recording, production and mixing. Every student has access to a powerful computer workstation available before, during and after class.
You can start your project in the studio and continue recording, editing and mixing on the classroom workstations or the production suites or mixing rooms. Abbey Road Institute students can be sure they are learning on the very best industry-standard equipment in the classroom and studio. Our studios feature a wide array of software and hardware allowing for various hybrid setups which are both practical and suitable for the modern-day audio production environment.
Practical time is allocated on an individual basis and fully supervised by our qualified staff. Practical sessions can be booked on a weekly or monthly basis during the operating hours of the Institute.
Abbey Road Institute Miami
A place where academy meets reality!
Welcome to Abbey Road Institute Miami.
Have a look around our studios and teaching spaces and visit us in person to get a real flavour of what its like to study with us.
Get to know our gear
Here is a list of facilities and equipment available during the course.
All theory and classroom-based practical lectures take place in our Classroom/Lab. This room offers one powerful computer workstations for each student to use before, during and after lecture time. Aside from following lecture activities, you can use these workstations to produce, edit, mix and even record. Each workstation offers a very wide selection of software together with a dedicated audio interface, MIDI controller and headphones. Each workstation in this room includes:
Apple 27” iMac
UAD Apollo Twin – Audio Interface
To allow complete freedom to move from one room to another seamlessly, we have ensured that every single computer workstation available to our students in the Classroom/Lab, Production Suites, Mixing Studio and Recording Studio is equipped with the same wide selection of industry standard audio software. Every single DAW on our campus provides:
Avid Pro Tools
Apple Logic Pro X
Ableton Live (including Max for Live)
Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate bundle
All UAD plug-ins (authentic analog hardware emulations)
Leapwing Audio plugins
iZotope RX bundle
Big Fish Audio Sample Libraries
From the first day of the course, you will have access to the Production Suite. This room is designed to enable you to produce music and start recording from the very beginning providing an “in the box” setup with a vast selection of software and several controllers. The Production Suite allows recording within the same room to develop coaching and soft skills that are essential for a successful producer. The suite is equipped with:
Apple 27” iMac
UAD Apollo Twin – Audio Interface
Neumann KH 310A Speakers
88 keys fully weighted Master keyboard controller
Our students have access to a purpose-built recording studio within the Art House Studios building. This studio provides a dedicated Control Room with a SSL Origin console and outboard equipment as well as a separate Live Room together with a wide selection of microphones, outboard gear and backline equipment:
Manley Reference Cardioid
Sennheiser MD 421
Audio Technica 4033
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88
Novation UltraNova 37
Roland Juno D
Yamaha Grand Piano
Wurlitzer Electric Piano
Tube Tech SMC 2B
Tube Tech SSA 2B
Focusrite ISA 110
Universal Audio 6176
A look into Miami
Top 5 reasons to study in Miami
Studying in Miami puts you at the heart of the Latin music industry, and arguably at the forefront of global music.
Music industry network
Your experience at Abbey Road Institute goes far beyond the technical skills and expertise you’ll gain with us. One of the most valuable things you can collect during your time with us is an enviable network of both staff, visiting industry experts and students alike. There are never ending possibilities that can come out of the relationships you create and build during your time at Abbey Road Institute Miami and support you in your career trajectory after your studies.
More than 60 different languages are spoken in Miami. Miami Beach is the largest collection of art deco architecture in the world.
World-class beaches (more than 15 in Miami alone), but Miami is not a beach city. It is a city on the beach.
Miami has a strong music scene which flourishes by its Latin influences. You can choose from hundreds of places to go out to, from art deco bars to speakeasies to the craziest clubs, with closing times at dawn.
What's on offer?
There is so much available on your doorstep, from restaurants, bars, film and theatre, art, gigs and clubs, to shops and more there is lots to explore in Miami.
My goal is for aspiring producers, engineers and artists to learn by direct experience. To be thrown in the middle of actual professional recording sessions and learn by doing, is the most effective, honest and responsible way of acquiring the skills needed for a career in music. I aim to guide, educate and inspire the future generations of music professionals while staying fully involved and engaged in my work as a music producer for the most important and upcoming artists of the industry.
Julio Reyes Copello, Managing Director
You will never get a better opportunity to not only study in a beautiful studio but to be in a real scenario surrounded by the best in the music business. Get ready for what is coming for you, it will change your life.
Nicolás Ramírez, Lecturer
There is some real visionary foresight in Abbey Road Institute being established to preserve the cultural legacy of Abbey Road.
Youth (Paul McCartney, The Verve, Killing Joke)
The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.
Andrea Mastroiacovo, London Graduate 2018
Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.
Lizzie Arnold, London Graduate 2019
The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.