WAM’s artist development classes develop the careers and creativity of local women musicians, songwriters and composers. We provide access to music production and technology training, industry professionals (management, booking agents, producers, etc.), internet exposure, and performance and recording opportunities, all within a supportive community.

  • Music Business Workshops with Industry Professionals: Booking Agents/Talent Buyers, Managers, Producers and Entertainment Attorneys (last round featured agents from Slim’s, Great American Music Hall, Leafy Green, Roberta Flack’s Manager, Tough Love Management, Attorneys for Santana, Camper Van Beethoven Rappin’ 4 Tay), Managers)
  • Song/Demo Review Sessions moderated by industry professionals. Get feedback on your songs/demos and career advice in a supportive environment.
  • Recording and Live Sound Technology Workshops tailored to musicians and songwriters. Learn the basics of the technology so you can better achieve the sound that you want and also learn about technology that can aid in the composition process. Learn to set up a PA and the best way to do a sound check.


Introduction to Electronic Music Production

Saturday, May 19th, 2018 | 10:00am-4:00pm

Date/Time: Saturday, May 19th, 2018 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM Location: Women’s Audio Mission Studio (542 – 544 Natoma Street, San Francisco, CA 94103). Near civic center bart. Cost: $65 for WAM members, $85 non-members. Grab your tickets here!  Join Women’s Audio Mission for Introduction to Electronic Music Production in which we’ll cover the basics of how to navigate and use … Read more

Pro Tools 101

Mondays, May 7th, May 14th, and May 21st | 6:30-9:00pm

       Date/Time: Three Mondays (5/7, 5/14, 5/21) 6:30-9:00pm Location: WAM OAKLAND – 1900 Fruitvale Ave Suite #3A, Oakland, CA 94601 Price: $80 for WAM Members, $100 for non-members Grab your tickets here!  Pro Tools 101 teaches the fundamentals of using a Pro Tools system, the digital audio workstation (DAW) most used in professional recording studios. Learn to … Read more

Level Set with Women of Facebook Sound + Design

March 8th, 2018 | 6:00-9:00pm

Date/Time: Thursday, March 8 – 6pm – 9 pm Location: Facebook – 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025 Free for WAM members – rsvp here!  Join women from the Facebook Sound Design team for an evening of demos and conversation about music, sound design, and audio production in the technology field. From Interaction Sound Design to … Read more