SAE Institute Chicago to present Beat Camp Seminar for Aspiring Music Business Professionals

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Beat Camp, a weekend seminar for aspiring recording engineers, songwriters, music producers, and music business pros, will be presented at SAE Institute’s Chicago campus on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22. Beat Camp is a partnership between SAE Institute and iStandard Producers, an organization that creates networking and collaboration opportunities for professional music producers

Beat Camp, a weekend seminar for aspiring recording engineers, songwriters, music producers, and music business pros, will be presented at SAE Chicago on Friday, 8/21 and Saturday, 8/22.

The education and networking opportunities for Beat Camp 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, a weekend seminar for aspiring recording engineers, songwriters, music producers, and music business pros, will be presented at SAE Institute’s Chicago campus on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22.

Beat Camp is a partnership between SAE Institute and iStandard Producers, an organization that creates networking and collaboration opportunities for professional music producers. Beat Camp sponsors include Akai, Monster Energy Drink, and Ableton.

“Attendance at Beat Camp is a perfect first-step for aspiring music business professionals who want to turbocharge their careers,” says SAE Chicago Campus Director James Thomas. “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. Each seminar will be led by top industry professionals – including Grammy winners - with major credits and experience, including Symbolyc One aka S1, Malik Yusef, Rhymefest, Cardiak, Focus…, The Fr3shmen, DJ Z of DJBooth.net, Jameil Aossey, product reps from Akai and Ableton, and more.

Nighttime activities include the iStandard Producer Showcase Beat Camp Edition, Celebrity Beat Cyphers, “Behind the Rhymes” interviews, iNfluence Awards, special DJ sets, and much more.

“Beat Camp is music business boot camp,” says iStandard co-founder J. Hatch. “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.”

iStandard Beat Camp will be held at SAE Institute’s Chicago campus, located at 820 North Orleans Street, #125 in Chicago. The event will begin on Friday, August 21 and run through Saturday, August 22. For more information or to register, visit the Beat Camp Chicago website or contact SAE Institute Chicago at (312) 300-5685.

About SAE
SAE Institute provides aspiring creative media professionals with a foundation of practical theory and valuable hands-on training in their chosen areas of concentration. Under the guidance of our faculty, which is comprised of working industry professionals, students gain the essential experience they need for entry-level jobs in the entertainment business. Our students are supported in their job searches by SAE’s international network of alumni, many of whom are leaders in the music, film, game arts, and live performance arenas. We offer programs in audio technology across our seven US campuses, along with a music business program at select locations, all fully accredited and focused on preparing students for employment when they graduate. Bachelor’s Degree programs in Animation, Audio, Film, Game Art & Graphic Design are available at the two locations of Ex’pression College, which is owned and operated by SAE Institute Group, Inc. SAE Institute Group, Inc. is a part of Navitas LTD. Learn more at USA.sae.edu.

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