AMLA Summer Music Institute 2024

Transformative and Empowering:

AMLA’s Youth Songwriting and Engineering Summer Institute 2024

Unlocking Job-Ready Skills in Youth

Empower the next generation with the AMLA Youth Songwriting and Engineering Summer Institute 2024—a dynamic five-week program designed to equip youth aged 15 to 20 with essential job-ready skills in songwriting, audio production, and social justice advocacy. Regardless of prior experience, participants will embark on a transformative journey, honing their creative talents while addressing pressing social issues affecting their communities.

Through a hands-on curriculum, participants will delve into the art of songwriting and audio engineering, gaining practical skills that are highly sought after in today’s job market. From crafting compelling lyrics to mastering recording equipment and software, youth will develop a versatile skill set poised for success in the music industry and beyond.


Key Program Highlights:


Skills Development: Dive into the fundamentals of songwriting, music theory, and audio production under the guidance of experienced instructors. From brainstorming ideas to polishing final recordings, participants will learn every step of the creative process.


Social Justice Advocacy: Explore the intersection of music and social justice, using your artistic voice to promote positive change. Through thematic workshops and discussions, participants will tackle anti-violence, inequality, and systemic racism, empowering them to advocate for a better world.


Real-World Experience: Gain hands-on experience at AMLA Studios in a professional studio environment. Participants will learn industry-standard techniques from recording vocals to mixing tracks while working on their original compositions.


Professional Development: Receive personalized feedback and guidance from industry professionals, refining your skills and building confidence as a musician and advocate.


Stipend Opportunity: Upon program completion, participants will earn a $250 stipend, recognizing their dedication and achievements throughout the summer.


Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock your potential, amplify your voice, and make a difference in your community. Join us at the forefront of social change through music—apply now to secure your spot in the AMLA Youth Songwriting and Engineering Summer Institute 2024.