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Electronic Music Production Academy

Teen Two-Week Camp  Ages 12-17

Produce and Mix Your Own Beats

Explore professional music production as you learn how to use two of the most important tools of the industry – Logic Pro and Ableton Live. Create and modify sounds, and learn layering, mixing and sampling. You’ll even program your own drum beats while making digital music.

Week 1, Electronic Music Production with AbletonLearn electronic music production concepts, including composition, sound design, and sampling using Ableton Live. Experiment with layering, mixing, professional techniques to craft booming bass lines and beat drops while learning about different types of sounds used in EDM, like House, Trap, and Dubstep.

Week 2, Audio Mixing & MasteringEdit and mix digital music using both Logic Pro X and Ableton. You’ll learn to use industry-standard plug-ins to finalize and polish your own tracks while exploring tools such as equalization, panning, time & space effects, and automation.

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Hardware + Software:
Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Massive, MIDI Keyboards

Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Teen Academy (Two-Weeks)

Staff Ratio: 12:1
Ages: Students 12-17
Hours: Full Day, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Teen Academy (2 Weeks)
Hardware + Software: Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Massive, MIDI Keyboards



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 how to write music using MIDI controllers.
• 
Understand how and when to use drum machines and samples.
• 
Learn how to remix and create mash-ups of popular songs.
• Learn professional workflows, including arrangement and organization.
• 
Learn how to create original instruments and sounds.

What Students Create

• Multiple original music tracks, including a mash-up and a remix.

More About This Course

Our Music Production camps equip students with the skills they will need to create exciting, unique compositions and pursue careers in the music industry as producers and artists. This Electronic Music Production Academy will teach students the fundamental skills needed to explore the increasingly popular world of digital music production. Students will dive deep into different electronic music genres and experiment with professional techniques, with guidance from experienced instructors.This course is excellent for students interested in pursing an academic or career path in Music Production, and students will take home a portfolio that can even be used in college and internship applications.

The Academy Experience: Our Academies are pairings of two complementary courses, designed to accelerate student proficiency and knowledge in each of our course categories. From week one to week two, students take a deeper dive into the topic, expanding upon their new skills and creating more advanced projects.

Our Music Production camps equip students with the skills they will need to create exciting, unique compositions and pursue careers in the music industry as producers and artists. This Electronic Music Production Academy will teach students the fundamental skills needed to explore the increasingly popular world of digital music production. Students will dive deep into different electronic music genres and experiment with professional techniques, with guidance from experienced instructors.This course is excellent for students interested in pursing an academic or career path in Music Production, and students will take home a portfolio that can even be used in college and internship applications.

What Students Learn

• Learn how to write music using MIDI controllers.
• 
Understand how and when to use drum machines and samples.
• 
Learn how to remix and create mash-ups of popular songs.
• Learn professional workflows, including arrangement and organization.
• 
Learn how to create original instruments and sounds.

What Students Create

• Multiple original music tracks, including a mash-up and a remix.

The Academy Experience

Our Academies are pairings of two complementary courses, designed to accelerate student proficiency and knowledge in each of our course categories. From week one to week two, students take a deeper dive into the topic, expanding upon their new skills and creating more advanced projects.

What Students Learn

• Learn how to write music using MIDI controllers.
• 
Understand how and when to use drum machines and samples.
• 
Learn how to remix and create mash-ups of popular songs.
• Learn professional workflows, including arrangement and organization.
• 
Learn how to create original instruments and sounds.

What Students Create

• Multiple original music tracks, including a mash-up and a remix.

The Academy Experience

Our Academies are pairings of two complementary courses, designed to accelerate student proficiency and knowledge in each of our course categories. From week one to week two, students take a deeper dive into the topic, expanding upon their new skills and creating more advanced projects.

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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

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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 completely love DMA, it is the best Tech Camp in the world! I honestly love the way they teach and the way we all get to learn different things involving Technology. This program is absolutely amazing.”

Kaliya V.
Electronic Music Production Academy

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

Do students make their own music or do they edit assigned songs?

Students create their own original music in a variety of styles, and then choose their own style for composing their final track.

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