DJ, Music Production and Recording

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Tyrone ClarkeTyrone Clarke

DJing
Young people will learn how to:

  • operate professional DJ equipment safely
  • continuously mix music from one deck to another
  • create a recording of their DJ mix to take home

(per 90min session – maximum of 20 young people rotated in groups of 4/5)

Electronic Music Production
Young people will learn how to:

  • operate professional music equipment safely
  • create & arrange drum, bass, chord, and melody loops to create an instrumental piece of music
  • leave with their finished product on disc or mp3

(per 90min session – maximum of 8 young people rotated in groups of 4)

Song Writing & Recording
Young people will learn how to:

  • experiment with and apply – various song writing techniques to create a song personal to themselves
  • apply a professional song structure
  • safely use professional equipment to record their written vocals
  • leave with their finished product on disc or mp3

(per 90min session – maximum of 20 young people)

Method
Each activity is achieved by:

  • creating a fun and nurturing environment
  • breaking down tasks that seem difficult – into smaller manageable tasks
  • moving at the pace of the individual – whilst supporting and encouraging them to challenge themselves further sharing skills, experiences and achievements between the group
  • using ‘How to’ sheets to aid in the understanding of technical information

Delivery: activities above are based on 6 week projects, but can also be delivered as one-off taster sessions, or longer term projects.

Delivery Requirements: a safe & quiet space, electricity supply, sturdy table
Availability Autumn Term 4th September and 19th December 2017
Weekday evenings:
Tuesday and Wednesday
Weekends: Saturday & Sunday