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Develop technical skills and artistic sensibilities

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Pioneer audio and acoustic technology

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Create the latest sound and audio innovations

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Combine applied science with the sonic arts

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Audio and Music Engineering (AME) and Audio Arts Technology (AAT) are degree programs within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).

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AME Major

Want to develop the future hardware and software for the audio industry? The AME major provides the technical skills for you to pursue those goals.

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AAT Major

Excited about music production? Interested in sound design for film, TV, and video games? The AAT major sets a path for you to produce works of art and media that will inspire.

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Graduate Studies

Our innovative concentrations combining acoustics, electrical engineering, and signal processing has paved paths forstudents looking to further their education with an MS or PhD.

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About our Research

Our faculty actively pursue current research topics in audio, from immersive sound to music information retrieval, and involve graduate as well as undergraduate students in their quest for knowledge.

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Why AME/AAT at UR?

Audio and music engineering and audio arts technology encompasses many industries, from sound design and music production to automobile acoustics and plugin coding. At the University of Rochester, our program gives students the skills to obtain jobs in any audio related industry, whether it be creative, analytical, or developing new tools for use in the field.

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Our Facilities

With state-of-the-art facilities in three buildings on the River Campus, students have the opportunity to work on audio projects that tell a story.


Visit our official YouTube page to view instructional videos, interviews, and recordings of events in the program, or the University of Rochester 3D Audio page for live and studio recordings with binaural and Ambisonic microphones.

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