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Audio education in Ecuador: an overview of the Music and Sound Production program at Universidad de las Artes

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Universidad de las Artes is the first publicly funded arts university in the country, situated in Guayaquil – Ecuador. The Music and Sound Production program, part of the School of Sonic Arts (Escuela de Artes Sonoras), has been running for its 5th year, with the first cohort of students already graduated. This text will give a clear overview of the history of the program and how it’s becoming the leading music production program available in the country. This paper also contains an overview of the current academic program, where it shows a brief explanation of the curriculum and how it has evolved during the first years. Also, how it follows the school's perspective of teaching, focusing on interdisciplinary practices, new technologies and a decolonized thinking. As well as, having an impression of its five itineraries or pathways that students can take. Furthermore, it will take a look into the admission process, the articulation with the other programs, its infrastructure and the future of the program.

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