Past Events

  • WAM Member Meeting - Screening of Beyonce's Lemonade - FREE!
    Thursday, September 1st, 2016 7:00-8:30pm

    For September's WAM Member meeting, come join WAM for a FREE screening of Beyonce's groundbreaking visual album "Lemonade". 

    Refreshments will be provided, which of course will be lemonade.  And popcorn!


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  • Summer workshop with Cal-SAFE Fruitvale Academy
    6/14/16 - 8/25/16 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30

    WAM is excited to begin a partnership with the Cal-safe (California School Age Families Education) program in Oakland this summer.  Cal-Safe is a program that serves expectant and parenting students aged 13 to 18 who have not completed high school and who live within the Oakland school district.

    The program's overall goals are to enable motivated students to complete their high school education, to learn to provide a safe and caring environment for their young children, to secure gainful employment, and ultimately become fully self-reliant.

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  • WAM Member Open Mic
    Thursday, August 11th 7:30-8:00pm

    *WAM Member exclusive*

    Sign up to perform at WAM's August Local Sirens!  We will have an open mic for members from 7:30 - 8:00 before our Local Sirens with Carly Bond and Madeline Kenney!


    Interested in performing?  RSVP below today!

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  • WAM Level 2 - Mixing and Signal Processing
    3 Wednesdays - August 10, 17, and 24 7:00-9:00pm

    Price: $60 members, $90 non-members


    Learn the proper way to apply all of the types of signal processing using outboard analog gear and digital plug-ins. Includes EQ (Equalizers), dynamic processing (compressors, gates) and time based processing (delays, chorus, reverb, etc.). Finish up the class with an overview of a mixing session in WAM's professional studio!


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

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  • Summer workshop with West Bay Pilipino Center
    Mondays and Wednesdays 6/6/16 - 7/27/16 1:30 - 3:00

    WAM is excited to partner with the West Bay Pilipino Center this summer for an 8-week workshop series, where girls will create radio dramas, produce and record their own songs, learn about live sound and sound for film, and more! 

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  • Radio Production 101: Intro to Public Radio Production
    Saturdays 7/23 and 7/30 12:00 - 4:00pm

    Join Women's Audio Mission for Radio Production 101: Intro to Public Radio Production at WAM's studio and local radio station KALW with instructor Jen Chien, Managing Editor for Crosscurrents and KALW News. 

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  • WAM Member Listening Party
    Thursday, July 14th 7:00-9:00pm

    * WAM Member Exclusive *


    Our July member meeting offers a unique opportunity to practice active listening of demos/favorite songs in WAM's world-class recording studio.

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  • WAM Level 2 - Mic Placement and Techniques (Wednesdays starting July 13)
    Three Wednesday Evenings - July 13, 20, 27 7:00-9:00pm

    In this class, you will learn:

    • Best microphones to use in common recording situations

    • Best mic placement for a variety of instruments and vocals, including acoustic and electronic instruments

    • Hear and compare different micropones and their placements in WAM's professional studio

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  • 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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