April 19, 2022


The Florida Institute of Recording, Sound, and Technology  (F.I.R.S.T. Institute for short) is an accredited Entertainment & Digital Media school located in Orlando Florida currently offering courses in Audio Engineering & Music Production, and Film & Video Production.

F.I.R.S.T. Institute has been an institution for over a decade, and has prepared thousands of students for careers in their chosen fields! Graduates have gone on to accept positions in the audio and visual industries with CBS, Universal, and Disney to name a few.

F.I.R.S.T. Institute (Florida Institute of Recording, Sound and Technology)

Established in 2004, F.I.R.S.T. Institute is licensed by the Florida Department of Education: Commission for Independent Education (CIE) and accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). We’re happy to announce that we are now accepting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in an effort to better serve our students and help them reach their goals!

Located in the heart of one of Florida’s top vacation destinations (Orlando Florida), F.I.R.S.T. Institute boasts a 6,300-square-foot campus facility filled with cutting-edge technology and production equipment for use by our students. Because we specialize in offering career-specific training, we feel that our students should have access to the equipment and techniques they will be using in the field.

Our instructors and faculty come to us with a wide variety of industry experiences they have gained from working in top companies such as Warner Brothers, Atlantic Records, Fox Television, and the US Department of Defense. Some have also worked with notable musical artists including Jerry Lee Lewis, Deep Purple, and the Blue Man Group. At The Florida Institute of Recording Sound and Technology, our instructors and faculty have the experience and knowledge needed to prepare graduates for real careers in the real world.

The mission of the F.I.R.S.T. Institute is to provide students with everything they will need for a successful career in the Digital Media Industry upon graduation. Our training philosophy employs intensive, hands-on training intended to reflect situations faced by professionals in the field on a daily basis. As a whole, we are focused on continual advancements in technology and how it impacts student development.

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The Digital Media Industry is a fast-growing and competitive field that is bursting with excitement and opportunities for anyone with the right blend of drive, skill, and talent!

If you’d like to learn more about The Florida Institute of Recording Sound and Technology programs, please reach out and contact us today! We’re available by phone during school hours, or you can send us an email any time you like. One of our Admissions staff will be happy to answer your questions and help put you on the path to success today!

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