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The Studio: Beat Making and Digital Music for Teens and Adults

The Chattanooga Public Library just built and opened The Studio, a professional recording studio in our downtown branch featuring industry standard equipment and professionally lead workshops and learning opportunities. 

Valid library card and class registration required. Space is limited. 

TUESDAY, April 24th

Whether you produce tracks in a professional studio or are an aspiring musician working from your bedroom, in this course students will learn to operate and navigate DAW software with ease by creating original beats and synth based music. Regardless of where producers stand in their career, most agree that the tools/skills mastered through this type of program equip learners with the most essential foundational skills needed to excel in the pro audio world. In a nutshell, when you walk into a studio you will be able to walk the walk and talk the talk of an experienced producer or engineer. Aside from the technical experience gained by learning to engineer and produce beats, this genre of music making lends itself to collaboration. Most top songs featuring beat making have a wide variety of musicians, vocalists, and engineers involved throughout the process as opposed to rock music which typically has a small number of people involved throughout the process. Because of the collaborative nature of beat making, students and music professionals alike will get the unique opportunity to work with a wide variety of music professionals.

Topics Covered:

Signal Flow
DAW Navigation
Synthesizers and Percussion
Session Production
Basic Music Theory
Software Instruments

Space is limited. Classes are for students ages 12 years old and up.

Beat Making and Digital Music for Teens classes in The Studio is brought to you by The Chattanooga Public Library, in partnership with local education non profit Dynamo Studios. The Chattanooga Public Library's recording studio is made possible through grants from The Lyndhurst Foundation, The Benwood Foundation and the Friends of the Chattanooga Public Library.

2nd floor
The Studio
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