Learn the basics of arrangement, editing, and mastering and leave with an MP3 of you own song made from scratch!
Saturdays, Feb 16 + 23, 2-5pm
Music Production, offered in the Media Lab at AS220 Industries, is where anyone can create their own original songs, regardless of experience with music-making. In this class, both solo and collaboration projects will emerge through the process of learning the elements of music, song arrangement, editing, and mastering.
This workshop is split into two sessions. The first will focus on Logic Pro X music production software and will explore genre, basic music theory, and arrangement. The second session is focused on editing, mixing, and mastering. This workshop will feel like an open paint night, with a common prompt for everyone, to accommodate both experienced musicians with specific goals as well as those interested in simply learning something new. Participants can expect to walk away from this class with an mp3 of their own original music!
Instructor: Anthony Andrade
Anthony “A.M.” Andrade (he/him/his or they/them) is a queer musician, dancer, teaching artist, visual-performance artist, songwriter, and youth advocate from Providence, RI. A classically trained pianist and currently a teaching artist at AS220 Youth (Beat Making), Anthony also co-facilitates an after-school songwriting and music production program “MARS Camp”. Under the name “Ant Meridiem” (A.M.), he has released three self-produced albums in addition to working as a producer for musicians nationwide.
As an independent photo/video artist, Anthony also works as a Master Control and Camera Operator for RI PBS: Public Broadcasting Station. His recent work features collaborations with Brown University, Anastasia Azure, The Funk Underground, SoulBabe, Extraordinary Rendition Band, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts, and Project Wayfinder in San Francisco.
Website & Portfolio: www.anthonymarcus.media
Location and Parking
The AS220 Media Arts Lab is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street Providence, Rhode Island on the 2nd floor (#202). There is 2 hour metered on street parking available, bring your quarters. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.
Important Class Policies
Please be as respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn and be as on time as possible. If you arrive more than half an hour late we will not be able to teach you what you signed up for. Please plan ahead, it always takes time to find on street parking.
To cancel your reservation you must email email@example.com at least two weeks in advance, or risk losing your payment.
CANCELLATION OF CLASSES
If minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible, thank you for your understanding.
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