DJ & Audio Production Camp

DJ & Audio Production Camp

Develop your passion for music and the performing arts

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Create Orginal Audio

Where Creativity & Science Connect

Students use state-of-the-art technology to create and record original music in the on-campus technology lab and music studio.

Learn industry standard techniques for original production, remixing, dj’ing, and learn how to utilize a live sound mixing board.

This course provides beginner to advanced digital audio engagement techniques. Useful for both musicians and creatives alike to further each students knowledge and confidence in creating music with a number of the current technologies available.

Camp Details

July 27-August 3

Camp consists of no more than 12 students to allow for a more intimate hands-on experience.

Check-in: Saturday, July 27 between 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Check-out: Saturday, August 3 between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

Age Group: 8-12 grade

Gender: Co-Ed

Cost: $ 1,200

Female sound operator working at the remote control panel in audio recording studio. Musician at the mixer, professional music mixing

GET IN THE STUDIO

Each student will have a chance to work in our recording studio to create the project of their choice. Project learning topics include:

  • Video Game Audio Design
  • Foley Art/Film Scoring/Sound design
  • Modern Pop/Hip Hop/Electronic Music Production
  • Audio Book / Instructional Recording
  • Live sound & instrumental Recording

WHATS INCLUDED

The summer camp package includes lodging in the dorm (2 students per room), 3 meals per day, all trips, hotels.

TRANSPORTATION

If transportation is needed from the Salt Lake City airport or other Utah locations, please Email: summercamps@wasatchacademy.org   

Experience Balance

Aside from the intense technological course activities during the camp, students/attendees balance a day in the studio with fun activities both on and off campus such as hiking, drive-in movie, skate park, paddle boating, and golfing.

what to bring

  1. Camp registration documents.
  2. BED AND BATH: Towels, blanket or sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap.
  3. MEDICAL: Emergency contact info, information about medications, allergies, asthma, or other medical conditions
  4. RECOMMENDED: Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, pajamas, jacket, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, spending money, camera
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Instructor Joseph Hanks

CAMP DIRECTOR

Born in Las Vegas and raised in central Utah, Joseph Hanks has brought to Wasatch Academy his passion for digital audio and industry expertise in creating and producing music in a wide range of digital genres.

While most know Hanks within the electronic music industry under the name DJUNYA, Hanks has made a significant impact within the industry as a performer, record label assistant, and event stage manager. Having studied audio engineering and hardware sound in Oregon and Washington State in the late 1990s, Hanks found his artistic identity and quickly built relationships with elite musicians, professors, and event producers from Los Angeles to the United Kingdom. Hanks has worked with artists such as Kaskade, Diplo, Deadmau5, Zed, Bijou, Rezz, Dillion Francis, Stanton Warriors, and many more.

Read more about Joseph Hanks

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

8:00 AMWake-up, Breakfast
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meet N Greet, Intro to Audio orientation course overview studio & facilities tour.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMDigital citizen discussion & share out. Overview of the legal side of music. Copyright, Fair Use Act & Creative Commons.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Free time to rest or continue lab activities on campus.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Dinner
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMOutdoor activity, lab, movie, lecture
9:00 PM Dorm Check in
11:00 PM Lights Out

Designed to Empower Your Sound

Learn key music production concepts