Hip Hop Production

Introduction to Hip Hop production workshop by Charles Burchell.

The course is aimed at beginner-intermediate students with the purpose of introducing them to the basic functions of Ableton 9/Logic X music production software. The goal is to give students the tools they need to realize the ideas in their minds, regardless of their level.

In addition to studying the main elements of contemporary music production, students will learn how to arrange songs, create audio effects, as well as harmony, synthesis, sampling and the techniques used by producers of various music genres such as Hip Hop, Pop, Funk, Trap, Experimental, E.D.M. & Dancehall.

10 meetings of 2 hours each for a total of 20 hours.

The course is structured as a hands-on workshop aimed at the creation and production of students’ original pieces.

Training credits for academic courses: 3 CFAs
From December 2017. Classes are conducted in English.

Charles Burchell, Bio

Charles Burchell is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, and teacher from New Orleans. He studied at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, the New England Conservatory (B.M. ’12) and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed. M ’13). He has recorded and produced albums with Wes “Warmdaddy” Anderson, Talib Kweli, Omar Sosa, Jason Moran, Delfayo Marsalis, Ran Blake, Ciel Rouge, WONK, The Love Experiment and has played and taught master classes at various music festivals around the world.

He worked as a cultural diplomat with the Next Level program and created Carnegie Hall’s digital production program. Burchell continues to play regularly in the U.S. and abroad as a DJ, drummer and band leader.

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