MusicMan Academy & CreateAccess Staff

NEW for 2024! Are you eager to showcase your musical talent online and delve into the future of music creation, regardless of whether you’re a musician or not? Join our MusicMan Music Technology Director, Alex Goodman, in an exciting journey where he shares his passion for technology, musical expertise, and engaging personality to bring out the best in you and your digital projects.

Welcome to the Sonic Sandbox, where creativity knows no bounds, and everyone is invited to explore the world of music and technology!

Partnering with CreateAccess!

TWO NEW ONLINE CLASSES FOR GRADE 6 -ADULT! Easily Adapted for Your Learning Level!

MM101: Canva for Musicians

Turbocharge Your Digital Portfolio with the WOW Factor!

Course Options:

Choice #1: July 22-26, 2024 – 9:00 am – 12 Noon – Online Zoom – Fully Guided by Experienced Educators

Choice #2: July 22-26, 2024 Self-Paced Learning: Asynchronous with email check-ins and office hours from 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Creating a digital portfolio used to be a challenge, but with our week-long course you will have the opportunity to use Canva to create a unique press kit to get your music noticed. By creating a website, concert posters, Tik Tok creations and duets you will be on the fast track to kick-starting your music career goals!

Participants now also have the option of working through MM101: Canva for Musicians in a self-paced, asynchronous learning environment at a discounted rate of just $99. Instructors will be available via email check-ins and daily office hours to answer questions and discuss progress. 

Course Highlights:

  • Create a Digital Portfolio: Use Canva to design a unique portfolio of your work, including a website, concert posters, TikTok creations, and duets.
  • 3D Experience: Thanks to a partnership with CreateAccess, explore ways to showcase your musical creativity in 3D.
  • Guided Instruction: Learn from experienced music educators at your own pace.
  • Flexible Learning: Join live Zoom sessions for direct guidance, or follow along asynchronously with daily video recordings available at 1:00 PM.
  • Daily Support: $99 fee includes daily email check-ins on project goals, opportunities to ask questions, and receive personalized feedback.

Requirements: Must have a tablet or laptop available.

All Sonic Sandbox courses include guided instruction, time for exploration and creation, project assistance, and built-in breaks. 

All Sonic Sandbox registrations close on July 12th! 

MM102 “AI Music Exploration”

July 29-August 2, 2024 – 9:00 am – 12 noon Online Zoom

Welcome to the World of AI Music Exploration! In this unique program, participants will dive into the world of AI-driven music creation, exploring tools for crafting lyrics and chord progressions, building backing tracks and finding inspiration for melodic ideas, generating AI drum beats with counts, and crafting compelling soundtrack music. 

Our mission is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to leverage cutting-edge AI tools, empowering them to thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of music creation and interaction. Join us for an immersive experience where you’ll unlock the potential of AI in shaping your musical journey! You don’t need to be a musician to enjoy this class! 

We are excited to partner in this course with the nonprofit, CreateAccess, and show our participants how they can add their music creation into a  3D world – making music in a whole new realm!

Course Highlights:

  • Create Your Own Digital Music: Use multiple AI platforms to create your own soundtracks!
  • 3D Experience: Thanks to a partnership with CreateAccess, explore ways to showcase your musical creativity in 3D.
  • Guided Instruction: Learn from experienced music educators at your own pace.
  • Flexible Learning: Join live Zoom sessions for direct guidance, or follow along asynchronously with daily video recordings available at 1:00 PM.
  • Daily Support: $99 fee includes daily email check-ins on project goals, opportunities to ask questions, and receive personalized feedback.

Requirements: Must have a tablet or laptop available.

All Sonic Sandbox courses include guided instruction, time for exploration and creation, project assistance, and built-in breaks. 

All Sonic Sandbox registrations close on July 12th! 

 

Sonic Sandbox Information

Registration is open to Grade 6 – Adult; Projects will be assigned at ability level.

Registration Fee: $200 per Course; $350 for both courses OR $99 for one asynchronous “learn at your own pace!”

The only required piece of equipment is a computer (PC, laptop, or Chromebook) that can support Zoom.

An IPad may be used but the participant’s screen may not match up to the instructor’s screen. 

Midi keyboard is not required.

A Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to class start.  

If you have any questions about the registration form or the best choices for you or your child, please email [email protected]. We are happy to help!