Advanced Diploma In Audio Engineering

Advanced Diploma in Audio Engineering

During the course you will gain a deep understanding of working in a studio environment, including listening skills, mixing and remixing, mastering, acoustics, psychoacoustics, music technology and much more, providing you with an advanced skill set in recording and music production techniques.

Course Brief


Dynamics School of Audio


Mentor to multiple Grammy-winning producers, & Hollywood’s go-to professional, Pro Tools & Logic Expert Consulting & education

Santa Monica, California, United States


Maurizio De Togni (better known as Otto) has been a music-maker and independent music producer since 1990. As consultant, among his clients you’ll find Paramount Pictures, James Valentine & Jesse Carmichael (Maroon 5), Mike Posner, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, as well as various popular and Grammy Award-winner artists/producers/engineers/studios. 

His background includes wide experience as a musician, composer, arranger, programmer/Pro Tools operator, and audio technologist for Italian, American, and international artists in the classical, pop, rock and dance fields as well as international commercials (Heineken©, Subaru©, Campari©). 

With more than 60+ certifications, that makes him “the most certified man in the planet”:
“Apple Logic Pro X Certified Master Pro & Trainer” (since v.7),
“Avid Certified Pro Tools 2020 Expert/Instructor” (since v.7)
“Avid Certified Pro Tools 2020 Instructor Game Audio”

With 8000+ students and 800+ classes all over the world, he has taught/designed curriculums at the Academy of Entertainment Arts and Professions at Milan’s “Teatro alla Scala”, Soho Editors (AATC, London – UK), Espero (AATC, Milan – IT), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA Extension), Musicians Institute (Hollywood, CA), Digital Media Academy at Stanford University, CSCM @ Shepherd University (Los Angeles, CA), “Grammy Museum” of Los Angeles, KeyCode (Burbank, CA).

For Macworld@, he wrote almost a hundred of articles on music data processing and audio-pro solutions (which includes the “iLife-Pro”© book). He worked as a foreign contributor on many prestigious events (NAMM show©, AES© , MAcWorld WWDC© …).

He’s the recipient of the “2012 Outstanding Instructors” award at University of California Los Angeles  in entertainment studies and performing arts, as well as “Peer-to-Peer/Instructor of the Year 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA

Dynamics School of Audio


Ideal to songwriters, composers, audio producers, and audio engineers, in this course Students will learn the foundational skills and working knowledge needed to begin and finish their own projects.

This course will teach Students how to work and produce Music using Apple Logic Pro; Build a Song from start to end (Recording, editing, Sampling, Arranging and Mix).

Veteran music producer/audio‐technologist (Apple Certified Master Trainer Logic Pro / Avid Certified Pro Tools Expert/Instructor), Maurizio OTTO De Togni, uses step‐by‐step, project‐based instruction and straightforward explanations to teach everything from “basic” music
creation to “advanced” production techniques.

Note: As a prerequisite before attending the course, Students should have: Basic Knowledge of macOS and basic computer navigation; Basic knowledge of audio terminology is highly recommended.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this Course, Students will be able to: