Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013
“Beat Camp”, a weekend seminar for aspiring music producers, recording artists, and audio engineers, will be presented at SAE Institute Atlanta from Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21.
“Beat Camp” is a partnership between SAE Institute, which was recently recognized as being the best recording and engineering school in America by Vibe Magazine, and iStandard Producers, an organization that creates networking and collaboration opportunities for professional music producers. “Beat Camp” sponsors include Monster Energy Drink, XXL Magazine, and Native Instruments, a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based audio production and DJing.
“Attendance at ‘Beat Camp’ is a perfect first-step for aspiring music business pros who want to turbocharge their careers,” says Chris Davie, Campus Director of SAE Institute Atlanta. “The education and networking opportunities for participants will be incredible, and will allow anyone who’s serious about working in today’s music industry to make huge strides in their professional journeys.”
“Beat Camp” will feature classroom discussions on producer branding, management, A&R meeting simulations, studio techniques, networking/brand building strategies, songwriter-producer synergy, sampling, and live mixing sessions. Panels will be include participation from top Grammy-winning professionals, such as The Fr3shmen, J.U.S.T.I.C.E League, DJ Burn One, Needlz, Don Cannon, M16, Dion Primo, Nate Walka, Focus, Kane Beatz, !llmind, and more.
Evening “Beat Camp” activities will include the iStandard Producer Showcase, Celebrity Beat Cyphers, and Impromptu Beat Battles. There will also be vendor demos, raffles, and other special events throughout the weekend.
“To me, ‘Beat Camp’ is music business boot camp,” says J. Hatch, co-founder at iStandard. “The pros who are participating in the seminars inject real life, first-hand experience into the discussion, and let attendees know that being a working music professional isn’t just about beats and grooves – it’s a business. By the time ‘Beat Camp’ is over, every attendee in the house will know exactly what he or she needs to do to take their career to the next level.”
Along with its presentation at SAE Institute Atlanta (July 19 through July 21), “Beat Camp” will also travel to other SAE campuses around the country in 2013, including Los Angeles (9/13-9/15), and New York (11/1-11/3).