One Day FREE Grammy Camp for High Schools Students in Chicago

Know a high schooler with a passion for music? Here’s the chance to spend a day learning from the pros in electronic music production, songwriting, or video production. This event is powered by Chicago City of Learning. This is a FREE workshop! Space is limited so apply today!  Meet folks in the industry; do some real, hands-on work; and learn about pathways to music careers.  Spaces are limited. Applications and waivers are required and due by Nov 20.

 

Choose your track and apply today:

 

ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION: free grammy camp chicagofree grammy camp chicagoParticipants will learn state-of-the-art methods of programming, editing, sampling and missing on digital audio work stations to help further develop their original compositions. This Career Track will also expose the class to cutting-edge techniques in digital music production, remixing and sound manipulation.

Download and print your application and waiver for the Electronic Music Production track now. Scan – or take photos – and submit the completed documents to jkelly@digitalyouthnetwork.org*

 

 

SONGWRITING: Aspiring songwriters will sharpen the skills of their craft while exploring song structure, harmony, melody, lyric writing and, where applicable, vocal technique. This track will also provide campers with the opportunity to collaborate with a band, singers and other songwriters. They will also gain valuable insight on sound business practices including effective marketing.

Download and print your application and waiver for the Songwriting track now. Scan – or take photos – and submit the completed documents by email to jkelly@digitalyouthnetwork.org*

 

 

VIDEO PRODUCTION: Campers will receive comprehensive instruction on video recording techniques, including camera and miking technique, pre and post production in multiple applications. Campers will also learn aspects of traditional music and video production, and budgeting as applied to today’s rapidly changing industry. Students should have a rudimentary understanding of video recording equipment.

 

 

Download and print your application and waiver for the Video Production track now. Scan – or take photos – and submit the completed documents by email to jkelly@digitalyouthnetwork.org.*

 

Remember, we must receive your application and waiver by Friday, November 20. The sooner we receive the completed documents, the better chance you will have to be accepted into this FREE program. Campers will be notified prior to Thanksgiving. Those who attend the one-day session will become eligible to apply to win a full scholarship to a week-long residential, summer GRAMMY Camp® experience.

 

* If you do not have access to a printer, then email jkelly@digitalyouthnetwork.org to request hard copies of the application and waiver. Be sure to tell us which track you are interested in. If you do not have access to a scanner, then you can take photos of both pages of the application and the front of the waiver and send them (as actual size or the largest size available) via email. You can also mail your completed documents to:
DePaul University
College of Computing and Digital Media
Digital Youth Network
243 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60604

 

WHAT: Best Buy GRAMMY Camp® – Weekend in Chicago, powered by Chicago City of Learning
WHEN: Saturday, December 5th, 2015
9am – 6pm
WHERE: DePaul University Loop Campus
HOW: Choose a career track for the day; complete and submit application materials ASAP!
CONTACT: jkelly@digitalyouthnetwork.orgor 312-362-6159

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