About This Course
Unleash your inner composer with 1500 Sound Academy, the music entertainment educator that’s cultivating the talent of future producers and musicians! You’ll get to the heart of music production in this course developed by GRAMMY-winning musicians, Larrance Dopson and James Fauntleroy, winner of Best R&B Song (2014, 2018) and credited on hit albums with artists like Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, and Bruno Mars. Your iD certified rockstar instructor will guide you through the curriculum which includes video masterclasses from industry experts. The ability to create music from scratch is right at your fingertips with the Novation Launchkey, a powerful MIDI keyboard with customizable knobs and light-touch drum pads. Combined with Ableton Live, you’ll dial up your music theory and design your own emotionally-charged chart-topper, complete with energized drum beats. Whether you dream of producing Beyonce?’s next hit album or becoming an indie musician, you’ll take a seat at the soundboard and set up your own music portfolio on SoundCloud to kickstart your career. Scholarships are available based on need. NOTE: This course is for teen students and is not the same as 1500 Sound Academy’s postsecondary program.