San Diego’s Premier Studio and Music Production
Education Center

The next Recording Arts Diploma begins on January 24th

Now accepting Veteran’s Education Benefits

 We are a Covid-19 compliant facility for both recording sessions and in-studio classes. Check out how Studio West has adapted to Covid-19 and continues to bring quality service and education to our clients and students. 

Studio Services

With over 8,000 square feet, three exceptional studios, and an experienced team of audio engineers, Studio West has been serving the music, film and television industries since 1971.

Music • Post-Production • Audio Restoration • Video/Events


Whether you are looking to build a career in the audio industry or want to produce music on your own, our staff of industry professionals will teach you the skills you need.

Music Production Program • Youth Programs • Industry Certs  Individual Classes • Personalized Instruction

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Inside Studio West

Sound Recording, Music Production School, and More

Find out what makes Studio West and The Recording Arts Center the premier recording studio and music production education center in Southern California.

“Great facility and wonderful staff. I always enjoy recording at Studio West”
—Ryan Huddleston

“The Recording Arts Center gave me many necessary skills to accomplish my job as a Pro Tools Audio Engineer with Train, Taylor Swift, Avenged Sevenfold, Michael Bolton, Joss Stone, and more.”
—Ryan Huddleston

“Professional, high levels of expertise, friendly, perfect!”
—Diane Hirakawa