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.


May Member Meeting- Intro to Music Supervision

May 18th, 2017 | 6:30-8:30pm

Date/Time: Thursday, May 18th 6:30-8:30pm Location: Women’s Audio Mission, 542-544 Natoma St, San Francisco, CA 94103 FREE for WAM Members! This workshop will serve as an introduction to music supervision and lisenscing. Participants will be taken through a day in a life of a music supervisor. Taught by Brooke Wentz of The Rights Workshop ( … Read more

Wireless Mics 101 – An Essential Skill for Live Sound Engineers!

April 12, 2017 | 6:30-8:30pm

FREE FOR WAM MEMBERS! Date/Time: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Location: Women’s Audio Mission Studio (542-544 Natoma St, San Francisco CA 94103) Learn how to set up and maintain a bullet proof wireless signal for your gig from veteran audio engineer Lisa Woodward! This is an essential skill for live sound engineers. This class will … Read more

Intro to Public Radio and Podcast Production – Sundays 3/12, 3/19, 3/26

Mar 12, 19 AND 26 | 12:00pm-4:00pm

Radio Production 101: Intro to Public Radio Production Date/Time: Sundays  3/12 (WAM) 3/19 (KALW) 3/26 (WAM)  Noon – 4:00PM Locations: First Session 3/12 at WAM Studio (542-544 Natoma St., #C-1, San Francisco, CA 94103) Second Session 3/19 at KALW  (500 Mansell Street, San Francisco, CA 94134)  Third Session 3/26 at WAM Studio (542-544 Natoma St., #C-1, San Francisco, CA … Read more