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SAE Institute, Nashville is located in the heart of the Music Row District. Music Row is located between 16th and 17th Avenue South, minutes from downtown, and offers hundreds of professional studios within walking distance from the school. From the moment you tour the Nashville facility, you will know that SAE Institute takes audio training seriously.
Immediately surrounded by some of the best technology available, you can't help but appreciate the breadth of the program. With over 20 studios and workstations, SAE offers students the production and learning tools necessary to prepare themselves for a career as a successful audio engineer or producer.
SAE Nashville occupies over 15,000 sq. feet with over 20 studios and workstations including SSL 9000 J and Neve 88R control rooms, 5.1 surround studio, as well as, Mackie analog and Neve Genesys control rooms. With exclusive AMS-NEVE & SSL training, as well as, an included Apple MacBook, Digidesign's Pro Tools, and industry related software for every student in the Audio Technology Program, SAE Nashville is the clear choice to jump start your career in the audio industry.
SAE Institute of Technology Nashville is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. I order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by SAE Institute of Technology Nashville, please visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.
For information on transferability of credits, please visit our Transferability of Credits Disclosure page.
SAE Institute of Technology Nashville has a diverse student body that includes local Tennessee residents, out of state American students, and international students from all over the world. This rich tapestry of cultural diversity among the student body allows our students to meet new life long friends while experiencing other cultures.
SAE Institute takes audio training seriously. SAE Institute Faculty is passionate about their craft and offer tutoring upon request. We have an open door policy that encourages student and staff communication.
Students can expect studio time in our industry standard studios to when not in lectures. This studio time is crucial for students to develop their skill set via hands on training.
Students can reach out to our Student Services department for any questions or concerns. SAE Institute has a caring staff of professionals that love what they do and want to see successful graduates be the outcome of our students’ experience.
SAE Preferred Housing Option--Gazebo Apartments--For SAE Students--first month's rent is free. Flexible leasing options (9 and 10 month leases).Gazebo Apartments
141 Neese Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
History of Nashville
1000 to 1400 CE- The first known settlers in the area of modern Nashville were Native Americans of the Mississippian culture. They sowed and harvested corn, made great earthen mounds, and painted richly decorated pottery. They then mysteriously disappeared. Other Native Americans, the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Shawnee, followed and used the area as a hunting ground.1779-Nashville was founded by James Robertson, John Donelson, and a party of Wataugans in 1779. Nashville was originally called Fort Nashborough, after the American Revolutionary War hero Francis Nash. Nashville quickly grew because of its prime location, accessibility as a river port, and its later status as a major railroad center.
1843- Nashville was named the permanent capital of the state of Tennessee.
1860- At the beginning of the Civil War, Nashville was a prosperous city. The city was a thriving shipping port, which made it a desirable prize.
1864- The Battle of Nashville (15-16 December 1864) was a significant Union victory and the perhaps most decisive tactical victory gained by either side in the war.
1925- November 28- The first Grand Ole Opry program was broadcast on WSM. The show was hosted by George D. “Judge” Hay, the first performer on the show was fiddler Uncle Jimmy Thompson.
1957- RCA Studio B is built. Ronnie Milsap, Elvis Presley, Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton and Roy Orbison are among the many artists that recorded at this studio.
1961- The Country Music Association (CMA) announced the creation of the Country Music Hall of Fame and chose its first three inductees—Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, and Fred Rose.
The Ryman Auditorium- The historical home of the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman is open during the day for tours. The Ryman is Nashville’s most famous live music venue, with shows happening most evenings. The Ryman is located on 5th Ave North.
Nashville Zoo- The zoo is open everyday except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Cheekwood- Cheekwood is a 55 acre Botanical Garden and Art Museum located on the historic Cheekwood estate. The gardens include a sculptural walking trail.
The Hermitage- The historical home of former U.S. President Andrew Jackson. The home is open for tours daily.
The Country Music Hall of Fame- Located on 5th Ave South, the museum houses country music memorabilia.
RCA Studio B- Tours of this historic studio are available through the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Adventure Science Center- Science fun for kids and adults.