Course Summary

Course Description

Musicians Institute


Grab the Keys to Success at Hollywood’s Premiere Music School

Are you prepared to grab the keys of success and attend one of the most innovative music schools in Los Angeles?  Musicians Institute’s Keyboard Technology Program addresses the needs of today’s contemporary keyboardists, who have a wide range of interests including musical directing, composing, producing, being a DJ, and more.  Our program offers students a thorough education in traditional keyboard playing—but it’s much more than just scales and melodies.  You’ll also receive hands-on training in state-of-the-art synthesizer and software technology for producing electronic effects.

Combining a classic performance-based approach alongside real-world synth programming applications, MI’s Keyboard Technology Program offers intensive training in technique, theory and musicianship, including:
  • A thorough study of traditional keyboard subjects including scales, arpeggios, intervals and song forms
  • Emphasis on learning notation such as clefs, ledger lines, and song forms
  •  The details of analog and digital synthesizer programming
  • State-of-the-art tools such as virtual instrument software and MIDI components
  • Courses in Turntablism and DJ Techniques for vinyl, CD and Serato
  • Keyboard-based approaches to composing, arranging, recording and producing
  • Groove classes concentrating on syncopation, playing with a drummer, and swing vs. straight feels
  • Voice leading, chord construction and symbol recognition
  • Elective classes for video scoring, music directing, electronic music, jazz improvisation, songwriting and more
  • Smaller class size with personal attention given to each student
  • Access to our keyboard production labs
Located at the bustling intersection of Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood, Musicians Institute’s state-of-the-art campus offers you:
  • 24/7 access to rehearsal rooms
  • A variety of recording studios and live performance stages
  • Cross-cultural interaction with students from around the world
  • Networking opportunities with music industry professionals
  • Clinics from visiting guest artists who have played with some of the biggest names in music
MI connects you to all of Los Angeles…and prepares you to take on the world.

Your future is now. Enroll at MI today!

While Musicians Institute provides no guarantee that employment will result from attending or completing any program offered by the institution, we are dedicated to assisting students in finding professional opportunities. For more information on our Career Development Office, visit

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at

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