Led by the production and composition team of James Jackson and Patrick Aguirre of band Yassou, Summer Beats will foster knowledge, self-reflection, confidence, and proficiency in all aspects of the students lives with an emphasis on music and its relationship to the natural world. Each day will include indoor and outdoor activities packed with interactive learning and fun. In-depth one on one instruction using digital audio workstations and live instruments will be combined with collaborative group work where each student will have the opportunity to share their interests and unique skills.
Improved listening and musical ability
Learning rhythm and melody
Using computer software to create music
Learning the fundamentals of recording and sound design
Discovering the powerful relationship between music and the natural world
Creating tools and habits for fostering creativity and focus that can be applied in all avenues of life.
Participants will bring their own Mac laptop and headphones. Ableton music composition software and midi controller will be provided.