Sonic Arts and Music Production (SAMP) Summer Academy
For teens (13-18) interested in exploring and expanding their skills in computer music composition, recording and production, the PSU
Summer SAMP Music Technology Camp is an opportunity to become immersed in a comprehensive, modern, technology-rich,
creativity-based learning environment, which is not typically accessible during the regular school year. The SAMP Summer Academy is sponsored
by the Portland State University School of Music and will be hosted in the School of Music’s Technology suite in Lincoln Hall.
SAMP Computer Music Production: Teens (13-18) learn key music production concepts and techniques used in commercial music production, learn
how to create/modify sounds, program drum beats and create loops. Teens will also learn about microphone design and application, record various
instruments using a multi-track digital audio workstation, explore audio editing techniques, plug-in effects processing and mixing. The entire process
of making digital music is explored here. Apple Computer workstations, Studio One and Logic Pro X and equipment provided. Enrollment limited to
25 students for each section.