Electronic Music Production Academy
Edit. Sample. Mix.
Explore professional music production as you learn how to use two of the most important tools of the industry – Logic Pro X℠ and Ableton® Live 9. Create and modify sounds, and learn layering, mixing and sampling. You’ll even program your own drum beats while making digital music. Find this camp near you >>
Week One: Learn 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 Two: Edit 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.
Learn everything you need to know about Electronic Music Production Academy.
Ages: 12 – 17
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Lab Fee: $165
Hardware + Software
Logic Pro X
You’ll learn how to use Ableton Live and Logic Pro X while developing a workflow to mix instruments and master your tracks.
What You Create
Two original music tracks: a mash-up & a remix
*Students are required to bring their own headphones and may bring their own instruments at their discretion. DMA is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal items.
Skills + Experience
Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.
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 and portfolios.
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Find This Camp Near You
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.
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Sample Camp Day
Beat the traffic! Drop off anytime between 8:00 and 9:00am.
|9:00 am||Hands-on Tech Instruction
Learn + Understand
|10:30 am||Morning Break + Outdoor Activities
|11:00 am||Continued Instruction + Creation
Application + Guided Practice
|12:00 pm||Lunch Break
Bring your own or purchase a lunch plan, available at select locations.
|1:00 pm||Back to Camp
Create, Test, Evaluate + Improve
|2:30 pm||Afternoon Break + Outdoor Activities
|3:00 pm||Continued Instruction + Creation
Review + Share
|5:00 pm||Student Pick-up
Running late? Pick up as late as 5:30pm.
✓ Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
✓ Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
✓ Certificate of Completion
✓ Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
✓ Personal Apple workstation for camp
✓ Low staff to student ratios
Add-Ons Available at Checkout
+ Lunch: Add lunch so you don’t have to bring your own!*
+ DMA Online: Choose a course or subscribe to learn at your own pace.
+ Overnight Housing: Stay on campus Sunday to Friday – includes all meals.*
+ Weekend Stay: Get ready for fun weekend activities and day trips around the area.*
* Meals + Housing available at select locations
The DMA Difference
Discover what sets us apart from the competition and why we're the best.
Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.
Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.
Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.
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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