PROGRAMS FOR EVERY CREATOR

Create your own sound without having to search endlessly through online tutorials. Slam Academy programs take creators from any experience level all the way to mastery.

The exact program path you take will depend on your experience level and your personal goals. Most people start with either DJing or Music Production, and follow along a track that flows like this:

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CREATE THE MUSIC YOU WANT

Every genre of modern music incorporates electronic instruments or processing in its production. So no matter what kind of music you're into, understanding how to create, record, and manipulate soundwaves with software will unlock your ability to express yourself through music.

The world of synthesizers and midi-controllers can be intimidating, but we're here to help demystify these tools and help you harness their potential.

Become a Member and take the next step in your music-making journey today.

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Start from square one with this intro class that will help you hit the ground running.
Available in Locations: Minneapolis

Practice beat-matching with vinyl records, learn to navigate DJ software, and combines these two worlds with CDJs.
Available in Locations: Minneapolis

Join Ableton Certified Trainers and learn the world’s leading production platform.
Available in Locations: MinneapolisDenverChicagoIndianapolisOnline

Master the art and science of audio recording for the laptop-producer's generation.
Available in Locations: Minneapolis

Create your own sounds, and find your voice using the best tools and techniques available today.
Available in Locations: MinneapolisDenverChicagoIndianapolisOnline

Learn advanced turntablist techniques for mixing, track selection and performance.
Available in Locations: Minneapolis

Take your tracks from good to great in this course taught by our award-winning instructors.
Available in Locations: MinneapolisOnline

Take the mystery out of the MIDI grid by mastering harmony, melody, and form.
Available in Locations: Online

If you are making music, you are a business. Learn everything you need to know to turn your music maker into your money maker.
Available in Locations: MinneapolisOnline

Short 8-week courses, each covering a different genre: Bass Music, Techno, Tech-House, Trap, Pop EDM, and IDM
Available in Locations: Online

LEARN WITH US ONLINE

Unable to find a date or location that works for you? Our online courses offer the exact same content as their in-person counterparts and are modeled after the traditional classroom experience with live instruction so you can ask questions and get personalized feedback on your music.

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PRODUCE

Navigate modern music-making tools with confidence to create your own sound and express your musical ideas.

PERFORM

Share your music with the world. On stage or streaming online, our programs include techniques for live performance.

INDUSTRY

Learn music industry standards, get expert feedback on your tracks, and build connections.

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What Our Student's Have To Say...

Kamerum

Check out Slam Academy Grad Kamerum talking about his musical journey from K-Pop and Afrocuban music to finding his home at Slam Academy.

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K80

Katie (K80) talks about her experience not even knowing how to open the program all the way to making her first tracks.

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Jacob Butler

Check out student Jacob Butler talking about his experience in the Slam Academy Ableton Program, and his "Break-through A-Ha" moment.

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