4 months


January 10 - April 20, 2022


Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-8 PM




Ages 13 - 19



About this class

Resonate is a fast-paced hip-hop production program that celebrates the use of rap as a vehicle for self-expression and social change. In this class, you will be challenged to write verses that relate to your life, your community, and the world. Using Ableton music production software, you will produce original beats, learn about sampling, basic music theory and mixing basics for your recordings. You and your crew will perform your music on the radio and in front of live audiences.

What happens in this class:

  • Learn how to create your own beats
  • Learn more about lyrical structure and rhythm
  • Collaborate with other rappers and beat makers
  • Film a music video
  • Perform on the radio station KRCL
  • Perform at a local venue!

Interview Session:
This class requires an Interview Session with the teaching mentor prior to being accepted into the class. The Interview Session is simply a way for the mentor and student to get to know each other and to assess interests, skill level, and set expectations for the program. Prospective students will be notified prior to the start of class of their acceptance into the program. The teaching mentor for Resonate will contact prospective students directly to schedule interviews.

Spring 2022 Interview Session Dates for Resonate: TBD

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