Past Events

  • WAM is excited to host Oasis for Girls Envision program at WAM for a field trip this summer!  Girls will get a chance to learn how to record in our studio, perform, and have a Q and A session with our sound engineers and interns!

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  • Aim High back at WAM studio for 5th summer!
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 21-July 21, 1:30-:3:00pm

    Aim High, the Bay Area's largest summer program provider for at risk youth in the Bay Area, has partnered with Girls on the Mic once again this year. This marks our fifth year anniversary with the Aim High program!  The summer intensive will run through the end of July.

     

     

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  • Join Women's Audio Mission for a free synth and electronic build night. Try out DIY Synth Kits from Technology Will Save Us and littleBits and explore the components of electronics and synths. Experience creating a synth from start to finish.

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  • WAM Level 2 - Recording in a Professional Studio
    Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, Noon-4:00pm

    Price: $100 members, $140 non-members

    Learn to use all of the gear and systems in WAM's professional recording studio. From large format consoles to patch bays, complex headphone systems, microphones and signal processors. Learn the signal flow and how to properly connect gear in a multi-room recording studio. 

    Pre-requisite: WAM Level 1 or equivalent basic recording training

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  • FREE

    All ages!

     

    Local Sirens: Women in Music Festival is a free, quarterly performance series featuring incredible local women musicians and performers. This time, Local Sirens will feature San Francisco favorites:

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  • *WAM Member Exclusive*

    Join us for Sound Check at Local Sirens 6/7!

    Come shadow WAM's professional engineers for a live sound check at Rickshaw Stop, before our Local Sirens show with Silver ShadowsMane, and Sirena Victima

    Sound check at 6:00pm

    After sound check, please stick around for the incredible FREE show starting at 8:00pm.

    *This is for WAM Members Only*

    Become a member today:

    http://www.womensaudiomission.org/content/member-area

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  • Wireless Microphone Systems with Lisa Woodward
    Thursday, June 2nd 2016 7:00 - 9:30pm

    Learn how to set up and maintain a bullet proof wireless signal for your gig from veteran audio engineer Lisa Woodward!

    This class will cover the components of a wireless system, how a wireless signal travels, differences between wireless microphone types, common interference and prevention, frequency coordination, and best practices for wireless mics.  

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  • After an incredible music production workshop last fall, Oasis for Girls has signed up for a full semester of workshops with Girls on the Mic!  Oasis for Girls is an after school/ summer program that partners with girls and young women to help them cultivate the skills and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures. Learn more here

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  • Women's Audio Mission is excited to team up with Citizen Schools apprenticeship programs (http://www.citizenschools.org/about/model/apprenticeships/) for the FIFTH year with Greenleaf K-8 in East Oakland (http://www.ousd.org/greenleaf).  

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  • Introduction to Electronic Music Production
    Saturday, 5/21/16 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM

    Join Women’s Audio Mission for Introduction to Electronic Music Production in which we’ll cover the basics of how to navigate and use Ableton Live, including understanding the Session/Arrangement views, how to use clips, adding effects, editing, and recording in Ableton. We’ll dedicate time to understanding how to use MIDI within Ableton, and end with a run through of how to build a song in Ableton, which we’ll do in real-time together with tips on music production, beat production, choosing sounds that blend well together, synth and drum layering.

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