Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

Specialization path in the role of Music Producer. Each student will develop the ability to manage music production projects from the creative phase, passing through arrangement with real and virtual instruments, recording, mixing, both on their own and on behalf of others.

The student will acquire full knowledge of the historical evolution of music production and modern techniques of making products for the recording industry and for the media.

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It is a limited students number course, aimed at up to 20 students, coming from academic courses or selected by audition.


Fill out the form and you will receive by e-mail the study program and detailed information on application procedures as well as a complete schedule of all deadlines.

The two-year specializations courses are personalized on the basis of the artistic inclinations of the students, aimed at creating real work opportunities, with different music productions both their own and on behalf of others over the two-year period.

  • Recording techniques

    Production of 2 songs of each resident (student), pre-production, arrangement, Rehearsals, Recording and Overdubbing, choice and positioning of microphones, Editing, Mixing, Mastering

  • Production labs

    Production of original projects

  • Orchestration

    Professional development of virtual orchestration.

  • Music production analysis

    Evolution of the role of the music producer in recent decades, the different approaches of some of the most important figures in the history of music production. The sound design in the production of a song: techniques and ideas for the timbre characterization of the productions. Analysis of the compositional, structural and expressive techniques of musical genres representative of popular music of recent decades

  • Copyright, royalties and contracts.

    Understanding of the main regulations related to the sector is the basis for acknowledging how copyright and royalties can be the main sources of remuneration for those who produce music. Licensing agreements, editorial contracts, production and execution contracts.

  • Music Producer and arranger of original projects
  • music author for sonorizations and music applied to images
  • Public competitions for music teaching (upon reaching the 24 university or academic credits in anthropo-psycho-pedagogical disciplines and in teaching methodologies and technologies)

Since 2012 Saint Louis has participated in the Erasmus + program, which offers the possibility to every student of Academic level to live periods of mobility in other European and Extra-European Higher Education Institutes for study or internship projects.

Each student can therefore benefit of a maximum of 12 months of study or internship abroad for each study cycle (12 months max in the three-year first cycle, 12 months max in the two-year second cycle of academic studies), choosing one's destination among a wide and excellent offer of foreign partners that Saint Louis has established and consolidated over time.


    European Jazz Contest, Italian Jazz on the Road, Italian Jazz C.R.E.A”, Minus One – Italian Jazz on the Road to… Tbilisi, Body Sound DiVision

Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons.


    Lessons/Lectures every fifteen days held in two consecutive days


    The student will be able to choose which and how many subjects to attend each year, scheduled with fortnightly cadence. The part-time frequency involves an extension of the study path, which will therefore have a duration over two years according to the student's needs.

1. Consult the study plan and admission tests
Check that your self-preparation is in line with the skills required for the individual tests by clicking on Admission requirements and study plan

2. Fill out the application form

It is possible to submit an application for participation at the admission exam to I and II cycle academic courses from the 3rd of February to the 30th of April. Subsequent applications will only be considered on the basis of the remaining places available.

3. Wait for the call andtake the admission tests
The admission tests are held on one or two consecutive days

Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)



The participation fees for the courses vary according to the Isee income, not through rigid income brackets, but in a constant manner according to the actual Isee parameter of each student.

  • The ordinary fee applies for ISEE higher than 150,000, the maximum discount applies for incomes lower than 25,000.

  • You can enter your isee income to verify the effective amount of your annual fee, this fee will go anyway always confirmed by the didactic secretariat.

  • The fees below do not take into account any academic or pre-academic subjects that are in debt/not successfully passed/needed to be repeated.