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Nimbus School of Recording & Media is a music and media school offering courses in: audio engineering, music production, recording, business, sound design, audio-post production, live sound recording and mixing, video production, and more! We provide hands-on, career-focused training designed to help you kick-start your career in music and media.
Co-founded by some of the world’s top music producers–Bob Ezrin (Pink Floyd, Kiss, Alice Cooper) and GGGarth Richardson (Rage Against the Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Biffy Clyro)–and taught by industry leaders, Nimbus equips the next generation of creative professionals with both the technical and personal skills needed to succeed in the ever-changing creative media industries.
Nimbus offers immersive, career-focused training programs in a range of specialities including: music production, hip hop production, beat making, post-production sound, video production, advanced audio engineering, recording, mixing and mastering techniques, sound design, live music recording and mixing, touring and artist management, A&R, music marketing, music business and entrepreneurship, Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton, and much more. Programs range from 8 months to 16 months, each designed to help you kick-start your dream career as quickly as possible while establishing a strong professional and technical foundation.
Nimbus School of Recording & Media comes from a long history of successful music professionals with its roots going back to the old Nimbus 9 studios in Toronto and a tradition of mentorship founded on the very model that empowered our co-founders to become some of Canada’s brightest and most successful music producers.
In addition to technical training, we also teach our students how to be their very best person by providing classes in psychology, interpersonal skills and conflict resolution.
Nimbus is an Avid Learning Partner, and the first school in Canada to install the Avid S6 and S3 consoles. Our sponsors include: Annex Pro, Roland, D’Addario, DR Strings, Yamaha, Earthquaker Devices, Sennheiser, and Sabian.
Nimbus School of Recording & Media is accredited by PCTIA and BC EQA. We are designated for provincial and national student loans throughout Canada.
We are located at 238 East 2nd Avenue in Vancouver, BC, Canada, near Main Street. We are situated near Olympic Village in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood of Vancouver. We are easily accessible by transit.
Open House & BBQ
When: Saturday, November 21st, 2-5pm
Where: 238 East 2nd Ave Vancouver, BC
Holiday Hula! Nimbus Grad Show ft. The Faceplants, Goodwood Atoms, Parlour Panther and Rafael Rico
When: Wednesday, December 16th, 8pm-1am
Where: The Waldorf – 1489 E Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC