4 August

Graduation 2015

Our 2015 graduation ceremony was historic: Ciné Institute’s fourth graduating class and Audio Institute’s inaugural graduating class. The ceremony was held in Jacmel’s newly opened conference center at the recently renovated Customs House in historic downtown. Over 700 guests joined to honor and celebrate the graduates’ accomplishments. Check out our Flickr page to see photographs […]

27 April

Emeline Michel, Beethova Obas, and James Germaine at Audio Institute

Emeline Michel, Beethova Obas, and James Germaine at Audio Institute

Three of Haiti’s biggest stars joined us on April 24th, right here in Jacmel. That’s right! Emeline Michel, Beethova Obas, and the beloved James Germaine held a special concert for peace in the heart of Haiti and we’re so happy we were there to experience it! Before their lively concert, the Audio Institute was lucky […]

17 March

Lakou Mizik at Audio Institute

Lakou Mizik at Audio Institute

Check out Lakou Mizik’s video documenting some of the recording of their latest album at Audio Institute! Shot and edited by Derek Branscombe. The song is Tanbou’n Frape by Lakou Mizik. To learn more about the band and to support Lakou Mizik’s album, visit: http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/lakoumizik!

28 February

BelO for Artists Institute

Since the drop of his self-titled debut album, Belo has been in the spotlight. We were so lucky to have him perform here for the Artists Institute! On February 27th,  Belo performed at the Vilaj Karayib here in Jacmel. There’s nothing we love more than good art and good music, which is exactly what we […]

4 December

Lakou Mizik Album Fundraiser

Lakou Mizik Album Fundraiser

Please help spread the amazing music and rich culture of Haiti by pre-ordering Lakou Mizik’s first Album! We started LAKOU MIZIK together as a project to bring positive awareness to Haiti through it’s music and culture. Recording in makeshift studios around the country musicians from different genres and generations all came together – to reimagine […]

2 October

Welcome Back Audio Institute

Welcome Back Audio Institute

Student orientation is in full swing here at Artists Institute! This Monday in Jacmel, we welcomed over 100 of the most talented young Haitian artists, filmmakers, and musicians to our campus by the sea. We’re thrilled that by welcoming two full classes at both Ciné Institute and Audio Institute, the Artists Institute campus is humming at full capacity […]

11 July

Recording Studio is Complete

Recording Studio is Complete

Happy Summer! School’s out, but we wanted to share an exciting Artists Institute update on the brand-new, beautifully completed recording studio and main live room at Audio Institute: We Are the World School of Music and Audio Engineering! With the successful completion of this music production facility, next year’s incoming students will be able to write, record, mix, edit, […]

30 June

Letter from Audio Institute student: Roudie Rigaud Marcelin

Letter from Audio Institute student: Roudie Rigaud Marcelin

A big salute to everyone who is working together to support us at Artists Institute,  I hope you are all well! For those who knew me Ciné Institute and all those who know me now at Audio Institute, my name is Roudie Rigaud Marcelin. I was born Cap-Haïtien, Haiti.   I’ve been studying here in […]

20 June

Audio Institute seeks Technical Director

Position: Technical Director Location: Jacmel, Haiti Length of position: Minimum one year commitment (Start Date – Immediately) Salary: Competitive Language Requirement: Fluency in English & French (Haitian Creole strongly encouraged) Organizational Summary Audio Institute, a free professional music production and audio engineering school, offers Haitian youth modern opportunities through education, employment, and professional support. Audio […]

20 June

Audio Institute seeks Studio Manager

Position: Studio Manager Location: Jacmel, Haiti Length of position: Minimum one year commitment (Start Date – Immediately) Salary: Competitive Language Requirement: Fluency in English & French (Haitian Creole strongly encouraged) Organizational Summary Audio Institute, a free professional music production and audio engineering school, offers Haitian youth modern opportunities through education, employment, and professional support. Audio […]