Past Events

  • 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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  • For the spring semester, Girls on the Mic will be partnering with Buena Vista Horace Mann for their Middle School Seminar Series.  Each week for 15 weeks, Girls on the Mic staff will bring WAM equipment to BVHM for girls to create their own radio plays, recreate dialogue and foley sound for a cartoon clip, write and produce their own songs on a 4 track recorder and Garage Band, and more. 

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  • Cost: FREE

     

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  • Live Sound Workshop at Rickshaw Stop
    Sunday, 05/15/16 from 11:00am - 5:00pm

    Price: $80 for WAM members/ $110 for non-members

    This class is open to anyone who is woman-identified (transgender or cisgender), non-binary or gender non-conforming.

    Here's your chance to gain knowledge in live sound in a professional environment, without the stress of an audience! 

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  • Podcasting Class with Donna Eyestone
    Two Thursday evenings, 4/21 and 4/28, 7:00 - 9:30pm

     

    $60 for WAM members, $85 for non-members

    Are you a podcast lover?  Do want to add your vision to the vibrant podcast community?

    Join Women's Audio Mission for an Audio Podcasting class in which veteran multimedia engineer Donna Eyestone will cover the basic format of podcasts, recording best practices, tips for different DAW formats (Audacity, Logic, Pro Tools, etc), storyboard/script construction, and more.  

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  • Price: $60 for WAM members, $90 for non-members

    *Limited space available - sign up now!*

    This workshop explores the different mic choices and placement techniques used to record drum kits in a professional studio environment.  Learn how to prepare and tune a drum kit for a session and also compare different microphones.  This is an extra special opportunity to record the amazing Kiran Gandhi, music producer and drummer for M.I.A and Thievery Corporation! 

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  • Learn audio recording and production in a professional recording studio environment!

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    FREE for WAM members, $20 for non-members

    This class is open to anyone who is woman-identified (transgender or cisgender), non-binary or gender non-conforming.

     

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