"The instructors are the program's greatest strength, especially in combination with the small class size. They have a solid program and an excellent school."
—Christopher Olsen
, Editor, Co-Founder, Momentum Media Group NY

Mike Cruz

Avid Certified Instructor

Mike Cruz has been involved with Pro Tools and Avid training since 1998 when he began working at Digidesign’s HQ in Palo Alto. He is currently a master instructor with Avid’s training division, certifying programs and instructors offering Avid’s Pro Tools curriculum. In addition to teaching Pro Tools, Mike is a freelance audio engineer and has worked on numerous film and TV projects over the years released by Paramount, Lions Gate, Showtime, CBS, MTV, VH1, and various others. He holds a BA in Theater Arts/ Film from UC Santa Cruz and is also an Avid certified Media Composer instructor. Mike originally came to audio production as a musician and still occasionally plays shows.