Hiphop pioneers Prince Paul and Scotty Hard delve into the art of producing a conceptual album based around narrative, character development and hip hop music, featuring special guest MC’s and voice over artists.
UPA After School Program For Young Adults
Young adults learn to refocus their attention away from common pitfalls of the devices they use, and are instead guided towards using these technologies for self-expression, creativity, ingenuity and overall positive output.
The Ghost Program – Extended Techniques in Music Production and Sound Library Development
The one-of-a-kind flagship music production program where students learn invaluable knowledge and important workflows from leading innovators in the fields of music production, composition, engineering, music video production, marketing, and more while developing their own professional productions from scratch with the assistance of UPA mentors.
Mixing the Hard Way: Advanced Mixing w/ Scotty Hard
Legendary producer and mixing engineer Scotty Hard has been called one of the greatest architects of hip hop’s sound from the 80’s to 2000’s. Covering both clean and dirty mixing, this unique masterclass delves into Eq, compression, the techniques of Dub as well as meticulous note keeping.
Sonic Architecture: Advanced Sound Design
An advanced class on producing complex sonic worlds for films, games, apps, installations and more.
Ableton Crash Course
In this course, you will learn how core concepts in Ableton form into workflow, and fit into a larger strategy for music production and sound design.
Ableton Instrument Design
Learn to build powerful, unique and highly versatile customized instruments in Ableton Live perfect for production and live performance.
Art Of The Sound Clash: Live Performance Development Program
Artists, labels and organizations work directly with experts in sound system design, live mixing, controller and instrument building, processing, audio/visual integration, choreography, set design and more to help create your dream performance rig for the best live experience.
Sound Design Career Development Program
The most in depth career development program available for students of any level to start a career in sound design. With one on one guidance from renowned professionals paired with a unique and modern curriculum, students are guided to become exceptional at what they do through personal mentorship and weekly assignments. After completing the 6 month to 1 year program, students leave armed with the most essential tools needed for a career in sound design.