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Michael Costa

portrait of Michael Costa

Michael is an audio engineer and teacher at Melbourne Polytechnic. He is a highly experienced and motivated audio expert, passionate about every aspect of audio composing, recording, mixing and mastering.

With over 30 years in the industry,  Michael brings his experience of changing and adapting to new technology to his students. Michael has extensive Pro Tools experience having grown up with the system since its early days as Sound Tools in the late 80s and began using Pro Tools on Version 1 in 1991. Michael is among the top tier of Pro Tools engineers in Australia.  Some of his music project collaborators include INXS and Kasey Chambers. He has also been involved in music production and audio for films such as Shine and Strictly Ballroom 

Michael has been teaching at Melbourne Polytechnic since 2012, and loves showing his students how to get the best out of technology. He is genuinely excited by the advances in audio engineering technology and shares this enthusiasm with his students.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Music Technology from LaTrobe University and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from Melbourne Polytechnic.  

Music and Music Production Courses at MP

Advanced Diploma of Music - Sound Production CUA60520
Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
VTAC Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
Amplify and fine-tune your skills in sound production. Learn from industry-experienced teachers who are keen to pass on their expertise and insights to you.
Certificate IV in Music - Sound Production CUA40920
Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
VTAC Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music CUA40920 (Sound Production) is the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field.
Diploma of Music - Sound Production CUA50820
Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
VTAC Music and Sound - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music CUA50820 (Sound Production), where you'll learn specialist skills for sound production and get qualified to work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.
Undergraduate Certificate in Songwriting and Music Production
Music and Sound - Full Time - Fairfield
Music and Sound - Full Time - Fairfield
Start your creative career with the Undergraduate Certificate in Songwriting and Music Production.
Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Music and Sound - Full Time - Fairfield
VTAC Music and Sound - Full Time - Fairfield
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.