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DMA Studios: Music & Audio Production

Teen Two-Week Camp  Ages 14+

Record Your Tracks in a Studio Environment

Experience what it’s like to be a professional music and audio producer in this exciting simulated studios experience. From recording a live artist to producing sounds and music for video games or films, you’ll be immersed into the world of music and audio production.

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Hardware + Software:
Music and audio equipment, Ableton Live, Logic Pro X

Ages: Students 14+
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Teen Studios (Two-Weeks)

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Ages: Students 14+
Hours: Full Day, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Teen Studios (Two-Weeks)
Hardware + Software: Music and audio equipment, Ableton Live, Logic Pro X


Students are required to bring headphones. DMA is not responsible for any damaged or stolen items.

Course Information

Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of how to record and produce music.
• 
Develop strategies for composing original client-based sound effects and scores.
• 
Create never-before-heard sounds using Ableton Live and Logic Pro X.
• Understand how engineers, producers and songwriters work together to create a finished piece of music.

What Students Create

• An original song or track, sounds and music for a video game, or a score for a short film, animation or commercial.

More About This Course

Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced music producers and inspired by industry professionals.

The Studios Experience: The Studios experience is designed to take students’ knowledge and passion for creation and technology to the next level. Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced musicians and inspired by industry professionals.

Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced music producers and inspired by industry professionals.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of how to record and produce music.
• 
Develop strategies for composing original client-based sound effects and scores.
• 
Create never-before-heard sounds using Ableton Live and Logic Pro X.
• Understand how engineers, producers and songwriters work together to create a finished piece of music.

What Students Create

• An original song or track, sounds and music for a video game, or a score for a short film, animation or commercial.

The Studios Experience

The Studios experience is designed to take students’ knowledge and passion for creation and technology to the next level. Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced musicians and inspired by industry professionals.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of how to record and produce music.
• 
Develop strategies for composing original client-based sound effects and scores.
• 
Create never-before-heard sounds using Ableton Live and Logic Pro X.
• Understand how engineers, producers and songwriters work together to create a finished piece of music.

What Students Create

• An original song or track, sounds and music for a video game, or a score for a short film, animation or commercial.

The Studios Experience

The Studios experience is designed to take students’ knowledge and passion for creation and technology to the next level. Through this uniquely designed two-week Studios experience – students are given the opportunity to create professional-level work in a simulated, professional studio environment. Students will be led by experienced musicians and inspired by industry professionals.

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Camp Overview + Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition, and explore add-ons.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
 Low staff to student ratios
 Alumni Club Membership

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

 

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

 Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

 

Camp Upgrades

Get the most out of your summer with DMA when you add any or all of the following:

 

Lunch Plan

Get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $75/week at select locations.

Overnight Housing

Stay in the dorms and eat on-campus, Sunday through Friday. Overnight Housing is $695/week where available.

Weekend Stay

Add Weekend Stay and enjoy extra activities and day trips around the area. Weekend Stay is $395/weekend at select locations.

DMA Online

Start learning now and get ready for camp when you register for an online course! DMA Online is $95 per course.

What Students Are Saying

“I really loved the people I met and the fact that we could just produce music all day and be creative.”

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Electronic Music Production

The DMA Promise

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is any kind of artistic knowledge or experience required for this course?

No. No prior artistic knowledge or music production experience is required.

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