Beats by Girlz has arrived in the Twin Cities!
Beats By Girlz (http://beatsbygirlz.com/) is a non-traditional, creative and educational music technology curriculum and innovative designed by Erin Barra that was initially developed at The Lower Eastside Girls Club in NYC. Beats By Girlz is designed to empower young women in music technology by providing them with the guidance, access, tools and role-support to develop their interest in music production, composition, engineering, etc.


Beats by Girlz also has chapters in Los Angeles, Boston and New York City. Find out more at beatsbygirlz.com

Questions?  Email christin@sherocksherock.com
Beats by Girlz on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/beatsbygirlz)

Donate now to support the Beats by Girlz program! Donations raised will help fund scholarship opportunities as well as furnish the equipment needed for the program. 

Upcoming Classes

Beats By Girlz: Ableton Series 1 for YOUTH
When: Saturdays, 1-4pm: February 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th 

Student Showcase: February 24th from 4-5pm at Slam Academy. The showcase is open to the public and has a $5 suggested donation entrance fee.

Registration is now closed.

 

DJ 101: Intro to DJing with Tanya Leigh & Brandi Rasmussen
Have you wanted to learn how to DJ in a fun and empowering environment? Join DJ/producer/engineer/label owner Tanya Leigh and DJ/promoter Brandi Rasmussen in a comprehensive sequential class series. It will give students a solid foundation of DJing on variety of formats (vinyl, Ableton Live, Traktor, CDJs) and genres using curriculum they developed especially for this class! No experience necessary and all equipment provided.

Classes are held in a stimulating environment with approximately eight learners and two teachers. A typical class starts with a group lesson and is followed by individual and collaborative work time. Music will be played over loudspeakers.

Who:  Female, non-binary gender and/or trans folks, ages 8+

Where: Slam Academy, 1121 Jackson St NE, Ste 142, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Tuition: $239 - Scholarships/financial aid available. Please contact christin@sherocksherock.com for more information.

When: Saturdays, 1-4 pm: April 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.

Student Dance Party Showcase: April 28th from 4-6 pm at Slam Academy. The showcase is open to the public and has a $5 suggested donation entrance fee that goes towards scholarships

REGISTER FOR DJ 101 HERE!

 

Beats By Girlz: Ableton Series 1 for ADULTS
Join acclaimed producer and electronic musician Christine Hoberg in a comprehensive sequential class series that will give students a solid foundation of Ableton Live + Push and electronic music production fundamentals using curriculum developed by Erin Barra (Berklee College of Music, Coursera, Beats by Girlz founder).  No experience necessary and all equipment provided.

Classes are held in a stimulating environment with approximately eight learners and two teachers. A typical class starts with a group lesson and is followed by individual work time. 

Who:  Women, non-binary gender and/or trans folks, ages 19+

Where: Slam Academy, 1121 Jackson St NE, Ste 142, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Tuition: $239 - Scholarships/financial aid available. Please contact christin@sherocksherock.com for more information.

When: Saturdays, 4-7 pm: May 5th, 12th, 26th and June 2nd.

No class on 5/19, Art-a-Whirl will be at Slam Academy, and you are encouraged to check it out!

Student Showcase: June 2nd from 7-8 pm at Slam Academy. The showcase is open to the public and has a $5 suggested donation entrance fee that goes towards scholarships

REGISTER FOR BBG: ABLETON SERIES 1 FOR ADULTS HERE!

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