After School Programs

Beat Drop Kids after-school programs for children ages 8-12 are for kids looking to develop their musical ability in a fun and modern way. Each program focuses on unique ways to create and/or perform.


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DJing for Kids

Ages: 8-12
Tuesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost: $359

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This weekly class is for kids who love music and are interested in learning how to DJ.

Prerequisites:

  • No previous music knowledge needed

  • No equipment needed other than headphones

  • For beginners

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • equipment geography
  • how to perform the baby scratch
  • music theory concepts including counting beats and bars
  • song structure
  • vinyl and digital DJing

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • headphones (ear buds will work)
  • we provide all the equipment

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Ableton for Kids

Ages: 8-12
Thursdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Price: $359

Ableton for Kids
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A weekly class that teaches electronic music production using today's industry standard production software Ableton Live.

Prerequisites:

  • No previous music knowledge needed

  • No equipment needed other than headphones

  • For beginners

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • geography of Live: a tour of the Ableton interface
  • audio and midi
  • recording audio
  • drum programming
  • synthesis
  • keyboard technique
  • basic music theory
  • introduction to automation
  • warping and audio clip manipulation
  • drum-racks and beat slicing
  • creative use of effects
  • beginner arranging concepts

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • headphones 
  • we provide all the equipment