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SWITCH : Sampling and Electronic Music Course

SWITCH is a fully funded, 8 week talent development course for early stage and beginner electronic music producers from the North East (aged 16-24). It is part of Generator’s Tipping Point talent development programme.

The SWITCH course will include 8 sessions (one per week over 8 weeks) and will focus on collecting and recording samples, processing those samples into simple sequencing software and production /editing approaches. The sessions will also include examples of different sample uses in popular and commercial music and music industry advice.

For those that show commitment and potential there will be progression and showcasing opportunities.

Apply for your place now – course places are free but limited so we may not be able to offer all applicants a place.

Course Dates (all sessions are 6-9pm):

  1. Tuesday 24th April
  2. Tuesday 1st May
  3. Tuesday 8th May
  4. Tuesday 15th May
  5. Tuesday 22nd May
  6. Tuesday 29th May
  7. Tuesday 5th June
  8. Tuesday 12th June

The Course sessions will take place in The Arches electronic music space behind Sage Gateshead

Switch is funded by Youth Music and delivered in partnership with Sage Gateshead and Comusica

Digital Futures’, Generator’s business support programme, is designed to meet the business development needs of the North East’s creative and digital businesses.

This programme is part-funded by England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. Places at this event are FREE OF CHARGE for creative and digital SMEs from North East England, thanks to ERDF funding.*

*County Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear


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