CRAS graduates have worked on many winners of the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards

A total of 13 CRAS graduates have worked on GRAMMY-nominated albums and songs in 26 categories

Gilbert, Arizona, April 6, 2022 – The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (CRAS; www.cras.edu), the premier audio engineering training institution, is proud to announce that 13 CRAS graduates have worked on GRAMMY-winning albums and songs in 26 categories over the past year, announced April 3 at the 64and Annual GRAMMY Awards show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wil Anspach, CRAS graduate.

A total of 39 CRAS graduates have worked on GRAMMY-nominated albums and songs in 40 categories over the past year, including six who were nominated for a GRAMMY Award for their work. CRAS graduates Wil Anspach and Alex Resoagli led the way, both working on four GRAMMY winners each.

“We couldn’t be prouder of our graduates as they continue to inspire our current students,” said CRAS Administrator Kirt Hamm. “Every year it’s always exciting to watch the GRAMMY Awards, but to know that your graduates, who have worked so hard, are recognized for their achievements on the world stage, is amazing. It also teaches our current students that hard work, dedication and keeping an eye on the prize pays off in many ways, even at the highest level.

The event was originally scheduled to be held on January 31 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences is made up of two neighboring campuses in Gilbert and Tempe, Arizona. A CRAS training includes broadcast audio, live audio, film and television audio, music and video game audio, all taught by award-winning instructors who have all excelled in their respective fields, including including sound reinforcement, audio recording and production, digital recording, troubleshooting/maintenance and music business.

CRAS’ structured programs and highly qualified teaching staff provide a professional and supportive atmosphere, which is complemented by its small class sizes allowing for one-on-one instruction and support for audio recording engineering students. CRAS has been providing quality professional training in audio recording for over three decades. The curriculum and equipment are constantly updated to keep pace with rapid advancements in the music and sound recording industries. CRAS course offerings and subject matter have always focused on the skills and knowledge necessary for student success in the audio recording industries.

The 11-month program is designed to allow each student to learn and practice in all of the Conservatory’s studios which are comprised of state-of-the-art audio recording and mixing equipment, the same equipment used in the best today’s studios and remote broadcasting. installations, including Pro Tools 12, API Legacy Consoles, SSL AWS Consoles, Studer Vista Consoles, and more. All students must complete a 280-hour internship in the industry to graduate from the Master Recording Program II, which may eventually lead to employment in the industry.

For more information about the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, please visit www.cras.edu, contact Kirt Hamm, administrator, at 1-800-562-6383, or email [email protected]

About the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences

Based in the heart of the Valley of the Sun with two campuses in Gilbert and Tempe, Arizona, the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (CRAS) is one of the nation’s premier audio education institutions. The Conservatory has developed a unique and highly effective way to help future audio professionals launch their careers in the recording industry and other professional audio categories.

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