Amplify: Accessible music production course

Image: Amplify logo with Trinity, Elevator Sound, Bristol Ableton User Group and Drake Music logos

UPDATE September 2015: This project has had to be postponed until 2016 – if you would like to register interest for a future place on this course, please do contact us:

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Are you passionate about dance music with a desire to create your own tracks?

Drake Music is inviting disabled DJs/Producers/Musicians aged 18+ to be part of a new accessible music production course led by Producer + DJ Luke Turner aka Lukas (Alfresco Disco / Futureboogie) in Bristol.

Luke and other industry professionals including Jody Wisternoff (Way out West) Marco Bernadi (Elevator Sound) and more will deliver an exciting course exploring sampling, arranging, producing and performing using assistive music technology. This is an exclusive opportunity to make your own tracks, remix those by established artists, have your own track mastered in a studio and played by professional DJs at a club night.

The course is fully accessible to all disabled people and suitable for beginners and experienced musicians. It will also include a copy of Ableton live intro for participants to use after the course.

Course details

Dates: Weekly 22nd Sep – 27th Oct (club night tbc)

Where: Trinity Centre, Bristol

Times: 4 – 5.30pm OR 5.30pm – 7pm

Cost: £20 (this includes a mastering of your track)

To apply you must:

Identify as disabled and be 18+
Have a passion for dance music and music production
Have an interest in technology

To apply, please tell us:

Why you want to take part in the project
Who is your favourite musician, producer or DJ
Is there any music technology you have enjoyed using
How you would like to hear from us, e.g. email or phone
About any access requirements you may have

You can use whatever method of communication you prefer to apply, e.g. email, audio recording, letter.

For more information:

Phone number: 020 7739 5444

Funded by Bristol City Council and
Quartet Community Foundation