Course for wig makers




Musicians, sound engineers, sound designers and music producers of the highest professionalism transfer their precious experience to the students.



The internship experience takes place at the most renowned theaters, audio services, recording studios and companies operating in audio and music production.



The practice is the basic element of the educational path: students practice in the classroom, in the outdoors, in the studio and live.



A special event closing the course engages students in the design and implementation of audiovisual products or multimedia installation.



Students will have the opportunity to learn and use the principal sound production software: Pro Tools, Digital Performer and Apple Logic Pro X.

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Recap 2024-25

Curricular units
- Acoustics, psychoacoustics, and physiology of hearing (Walter Lori, Michela Casazza)
- Digital audio (Stefano Barzan, Andrea Machini)
- Wiring and maintenance (Domenico Vergato)
- Contract law (Gianfranco Daniele)
- Audio devices (Stefano Barzan)
- Musical education and appreciation (Andrea Massimo Grassi, Fabio Sartorelli, Diego Maggi, Alessandro Cornelli)
- Electronics, electrical engineering, electro-acoustics (Walter Lori, Massimo Guerci)
- Microphones and their use (Stefano Barzan)
- Mixer and signal flow (Stefano Barzan, Andrea Ferrario)
- Practical exercises (Andrea Ferrario, Cinzia Guareschi)
- Workplace safety (Sergio Tasca)
- Audio software (Stefano Barzan, Massimo Faggioni, Andrea Ferrario)
- Sound spatialization and Audio 5.1 (Hubert Westkemper, Massimo Cherubin)
- Mix and mastering techniques (Stefano Barzan)
- Executive techniques (Stefano Barzan, Antonino Valenti)
- Career orientation (Marco Pasotti)
- Virtual Soundcheck with Dante Virtual Soundcard (Massimo Faggioni)

This list may be subject to change.
Teaching staff
- Stefano Barzan, musician and music producer
- Gianfranco Daniele, business consultant
- Massimo Faggioni, studio & live sound engineer
- Andrea Ferrario, producer and sound designer, founder of the Bebop Studio Milano - Andrea Massimo Grassi, musician and teacher of bibliographic subjects
- Massimo Guerci, lighting designer and production manager
- Walter Lori, production technician, mix and mastering technician, music producer, audio system engineer and designer
- Marco Pasotti, coordinator at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
- Fabio Sartorellli, musicologist
- Sergio Tasca, safety trainer
- Antonio Valenti, audio-MIDI specialist and sound designer
- Domenico Vergato, tecnical project manager - Audio Dept
- Hubert Westkemper, sound designer

This list may be subject to change.
Length and attendance
The course will last from November 14, 2024 to October 31, 2025.
The attendance is mandatory, from Monday to Friday. Each week, 2 full days will be reserved to theory and 2 half days for practical exercises.
Some theoretical lessons could be proposed online.
Admission requisites
- 18-35 years old as of the date of the selection process;
- compulsory schooling completed.
Scholarships and loan
Scholarships, tuition exemptions, student loans, and other forms of financial aid bring training of the highest artistic quality complemented by direct practical experience in the chosen field within the reach of all.

Scholarships. One or more scholarships covering all or a part of tuition are available to students who pass the selection process and request one. Students whose ISEE (Equivalent Financial Status Indicator) is 20,000 euros or less are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Application instructions will be provided at the end of the selections in a specific announcement.

Merit loans and student loans. Thanks to the collaboration of certain banks, Academy students in good standing may also benefit from other forms of financial aid to cover tuition or lodging costs.

For further information, please contact the teaching office:
Selection program
Applicants must pass a two-stage selection process to be admitted to the course:
- a written test;
-an interview.

The selection process will take place in two sessions at the Academy facilities at Via Santa Marta 18, Milan.
Those who enroll in and pass the first session will be eligible for a tuition discount. Those who do not pass the first session will have the option of enrolling in the second session but will lose the right to a tuition discount.

Workshop and fast track
The Academy will offer an introductory workshop online from July 1 to 12, 2024. Those who score 29/30 (twentynine thirtieths) or higher will be admitted to the course without having to pass the selection process.
For additional information and the enrollment procedure, visit the website page.
Academic qualifications issued by a non-Italian institute must be submitted together with a certificate of legal recognition in Italy per Italian law.
- if the academic qualifications were earned in a European Union Member State, the certificate must be accompanied by a sworn translation (traduzione asseverata);
- if the academic qualifications were earned in a country outside of the European Union, the certificate must be accompanied by a certificate of equivalence of qualification issued by the Italian embassy in that country (dichiarazione di valore in loco).

In both cases, you must include an Italian translation of your CV.

Furthermore, per Italian law and the regulations of the Italian Public Security Agency, applicants residing outside of the European Union who have passed the selection process must submit, on or before the day that lessons begin, a temporary residence permit for purposes of study (permesso di soggiorno per motivo di studio) or an official receipt of application for the same.

You must apply within:
February 19, 2024 for the first round of selections
September 26, 2024 for the second round.

Register or login to the Academy enrollment platform at
Your email and the password you choose will become your login credentials [username and password] that can be used again for subsequent visits. You will also be asked to read the privacy notice.

After registering, enter the information requested for the specific applicant following the step-by-step. You will asked to download, sign, and attach the Terms & Conditions “Condizioni di contratto per la partecipazione". This step is necessary to proceed with the application process.

  • 1 passport-sized photo;
  • your full cv, signed as described into the announcement;
  • certification of studies (or self-declaration; please read the announcement);
  • your passport.

You will be asked to pay the application fee of 100 € directly online via credit/debit card or credit transfer. The payment must be made online directly through the enrollment platform (do not close the page before paying).
A summary of entered data is generated at the end of the above steps: download it, sign it and attach it where required.
When uploaded, the application will be completed and it will be sent to the Students' Office. The following communications and steps are described into the announcement.


Special thanks to:
Fondazione Banca Popolare di Milano, Fondazione Rocca.