INDUSTRY WEEK

JUNE 27th – JULY 1st, 2020

A one-week camp for students aged 12 and up. The Camp offers 3 different programs; Guitar Craft (build Guitar), Independent Artist, and DJ Production. Spend a whirlwind week in Hollywood on MI’s state-of-the-art college campus, where you can get deeper into the music industry and have an unforgettable summer experience..

INDUSTRY WEEK

JUNE 27th – JULY 1st, 2020

A one-week camp for students aged 12 and up. The Camp offers 3 different programs; Guitar Craft (build Guitar), Independent Artist, and DJ Production. Spend a whirlwind week in Hollywood on MI’s state-of-the-art college campus, where you can get deeper into the music industry and have an unforgettable summer experience.

GUITAR BUILDER

CAMP DETAILS

Students will receive:

  • A guitar built by the student
  • A certificate of completion
  • Credit for the tuition amount paid if they enroll at Musicians Institute as a full-time student

Students will learn:

  • Plan and cut body: Using machine tools and handcrafting to create a headstock
  • Electronics: Covers controls, pickups, soldering and wiring
  • Hardware and Assemble: Install pre-selected hardware, learn techniques for set-up and fine-tuning
  • Finish the Neck: Sanding applying grain filler, staining and oil finish

INDEPENDENT ARTIST

CAMP DETAILS

Students will receive:

  • A certificate of completion
  • A recording of their own song
  • Credit for the tuition amount paid if they enroll at Musicians Institute as a full-time student

Students will learn:

  • Songwriting: Song structure, style, lyrics and melody
  • Digital Music Production: Audio technology, keyboards and software
  • DIY Promotion: How to create fans and market your productions
  • Project Advising: Get assistance from music business experts
  • Prior seminars have included artist development, making money with your music, performance and stage presence, artist branding / marketing and networking in the music business

DJ PERFORMANCE & PRODUCTION

CAMP DETAILS

Students will receive:

  • A certificate of completion
  • A copy of their own project
  • Credit for the tuition amount paid if they enroll at Musicians Institute as a full-time student

Students will learn:

  • Beat-matching: Learn to beat-match on the latest gear from Pioneer and Technics
  • Beat-making and Remixing: Produce original compositions with the latest production software
  • DJing with Serato DJ and Traktor: DJ techniques with Digital Emulation Software
  • Turntablism: Learn about the art of scratching with vinyl, CDJSs, and Serato
  • Sound Design Workshop: Using software synths to create your own instruments and samples

PRICING

  • Application Fee (Non-refundable): $50
  • Deposit (Due with application, refundable): $250
  • Early Bird Registration (before 3/31/2020: -$150
  • Total Program Cost: $1,500 $1,350
  • Application Deadline: June 12th, 2020

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Mikal Reid

Mikal Reid
Independent Artist

Rick Torres

Rick Torres
Independent Artist

Efa Etoroma

Efa Etoroma
DJ

Rob Harkness

Rob Harkness
Independent Artist

Isaac Jang

Isaac Jang
Guitar Builder

Vinay 'VFresh' Shah

Vinay ‘VFresh’ Shah
DJ

Jaime Sandoval

Jaime Sandoval
Guitar Builder

Mathieu 'DJ Swift' Esselin

Mathieu ‘DJ Swift’ Esselin
DJ

FAQ

What is Musicians Institute's Summer Shot program all about?

We are a non-competitive performing summer camp for boys and girls ages 12 and over, beginners to advanced. Guitar, Bass, Drum, Keyboard and Vocal courses are offered for all levels, ages and styles including blues, jazz, rock, acoustic, classical and songwriting.

Students can also enroll in programs to build an electric guitar, learn to work the turntables, and produce their own tracks using the latest production software. Summer Shot offers three schedules: One regular week, extended day week, and a two week overnight.

Where is Musicians Institute and how do I get my children there?

MI is located in the heart of Hollywood, Los Angeles, where much of the entertainment industry lives and breathes and right off of the iconic Hollywood Boulevard. The campus is accessible through many major freeways, along with our convenient location close to public transportation via the L.A. Metro.

How many campers and staff do you have each session?

In 2019, Summer Shot counted 130 students during both programs, and we expect the number to rise in 2020. To assure that every student has thorough guidance and equal instruction time, we have staff members and instructors ready to help at any moment.

Why should we trust you – we just found you on the internet?

Musicians Institute was established as a guitar school, Guitar Institute of Technology, in 1977, and its history and legacy in music continues to be proven and respected. As years passed, GIT became Musicians Institute after adding more instrument performance programs, bringing in students with a very diverse skillset and goals.

Today, MI boasts programs in everything from music production to composition, and our alumni can be counted amongst some of the most well known, and rising stars, in the music world. Our Summer Shot program is designed to give younger students the chance to get a taste of what a future career in musi

Who looks after my child?

Musicians Institute instructors and teaching assistants will be camp counselors for the duration of the program.

Can my child call home?

Yes, your child will be able to call home all days out of the week.

Explain your price please?

Our price for Summer Shot (one week camp) includes the week of instruction for $1,500.

Early Bird Discount: Register before March 31, 2020 and take 10% off!

Will my child be the only new camper?

Absolutely not. Many of our students are going to camp and music school for the first time, so they will all have moments to interact and bond over this shared experience!

APPLICATION QUESTIONS?

Camp Leader: Jose Hernandez
Email: josehernandez@mi.edu
Phone: 800-ALL-PLAY

REQUEST MORE INFORMATION

FAMILY DISCOUNT

For families that have more than one camper we offer a 10% discount!

Founded in Hollywood in 1977, Musicians Institute offers a wide variety of music degrees and areas of concentration in the field of contemporary music.