Tecnico del suono, Mix & Mastering – DCSL61
Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research

Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)

Real production, recording and mixing sessions in real contexts. The specific skills will grow as far as for the mastering techniques, made with both hardware and software media and hybrids.

Each student also acquires: mastery of the acousticization techniques of the environments for production purposes and professional skills to manage the entire production cycle from microphoneing to recording, mixing and mastering.

At the end of the study path each trainee will have produced at least two recording works in studio, the best will be published with the Labels of St. Louis on international streaming platforms

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It is a limited students number course, open to a maximum of 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.

Each trainee will follow recording projects as sound engineer with large ensembles with rhythm section, string section, wind section, voices, soloists, taking care of the mix and mastering.

  • Recording studio

    The production phases will be divided into recordings in several studios in the capital, from those of St. Louis to other important ones of major productions, with digital benches and rooms for large ensembles.

  • Mix

    The mix sessions will be individual, each trainee will work on the own mix supervised by nationally renowned and experienced sound engineering and fonia educators.

  • Mastering

    Mastering will be treated by the trainee both in the box and with dedicated instrumentation, under the supervision of mastering experts.

  • Sound engineer for recording studios
  • music producer
  • Sound engineer for radio and television studios.
  • public competitions for 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

Sound Engineering, Mix & Mastering
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.