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Amplified Masterclass Sessions

Write. Record. Perform.

Masterclass Sessions

Session 1 – 21 October Saturday 2-4 pm

Sound

  • An introduction to the science of sound.
  • How to use your amplifier and how to use your effects pedals.
  • Sounds for practicing vs. sounds for performing.
  • Using and controlling your voice.
  • How sound and tone motivates practice.
  • If you have an instrument you want to bring please do (drums, amps, guitars and mics) but not necessary to attend the session

Session 2 – 4 November Saturday 2-4 pm

Improvisation 

  • Learn the basics to improvising on all instruments with some basic scales, rhythms and chords
  • How to approach improvisation. Scales, chords, rhythms, etc.
  • Improvising solos and improvising song writing.
  • Jam session!
  • If you have an instrument you want to bring please do (drums, amps, guitars and mics) but not necessary to attend the session

Session 3 – 18 November Saturday 2-4 pm

Home Recording

  • How to set up instruments to record.
  • Using basic software.
  • Track by track recording vs. live dump.
  • We’ll record some tracks with volunteers from the audience
  • Mixing skills and ideas so that you can create your own demo tape at home!
  • If you have an instrument you want to bring please do (drums, amps, guitars and mics) but not necessary to attend the session

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