Course Description

Beats, Beats, Beats!  Exclusively for students aged 13-18 who are interested in exploring or expanding their skills in computer music composition, recording, and production technology. The PSU SAMP (Sonic Arts & Music Production) Academy is an opportunity to become immersed in a comprehensive, modern, technology-rich, and creativity-based learning environment. The SAMP Academy is sponsored by the Portland State University School of Music & Theater and will be hosted in the School of Music’s Technology suite in Lincoln Hall.

In this 8-week Session students will learn key music production concepts and techniques related to how percussion sounds are created and modified to program drum beats and loops in a variety of musical styles.  All equipment will be provided.


Enrollment is limited to 25 students for each section. Register Today!

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