Teens: Digital Audio, Music & Beat Production
Create Your Own Beats & Grooves while Learning Music Production
Explore the process of making music, from soaring instrumentals to pumping bass lines. Learn to make and modify sounds, and even program your own drum patterns—like the 808 kick.
In this dynamic summer camp course, you’ll cover the basic technical fundamentals of recording and editing, while learning the concepts of songwriting and arrangement. Produce outstanding digital audio with the assistance of excellent instructors who have real-world experience.
What You’ll Learn: Digital Audio, Music & Beat Production
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• How to create music of any genre: Hip-Hop, Dance, Electronica, Dubstep—or create your own
• Techniques and tricks used by professionals in everyday music production
• How to make music that sounds like your favorite artists
• How to build bass lines and create melodies
• How to use MIDI keyboards & audio-recording techniques
• Create or modify a sound
• How to use “Autotune”
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Digital Audio, Music & Beat Production Ages 13–17 | Beginner – Advanced | No Music-Production Experience Required
Ever wonder how your favorite artists create their music? Ever wanted to make your own sounds like today’s professional musicians and top recording artists? If you’ve answered “yes” to either of these questions, this course is for you.
Ready to become a music producer? Do you want to be the next Daft Punk, Will.i.am, Taylor Swift, DJ Shadow or Jay-Z? Then get ready to to learn how to produce your own music using state-of-the-art tools and music techniques. You’ll learn every step of audio production, including songwriting, arrangement, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. Perfect for aspiring musicians of all types, even if you’ve never tried creating your own music and regardless of your musical tastes or background.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Digital Audio, Music & Beat Production
|Tuition (price includes $35 lab fee)||$1,100||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $45 or $65*||1 Weeks, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Residential Program – Dorm (shared room)||add $510||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program (Harvard/UCLA)||add $810||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Stanford Continuing Studies Credit||add $90||4 Quarter Units||NA|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 13–17 | Beg – Inter
|“I plan to become a professional producer and I’ll definitely benefit from what I learned at DMA.”
— Ian, DMA Music Production Student