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Amplified Masterclass Workshops

Write. Record. Perform.

Amplified is the combining of skills of some of our most talented tutors to teach you how to write music, record music, and perform music.
With their help, you will learn different skills across the three masterclasses. Come to one, or all three!

Session 1 – Sound
An introduction to the science of sound. How to use your amplifier and how to use your effects pedals. Sounds for practicing vs. sounds for performing. Using and controlling your voice. How sound and tone motivates practice.

Session 2 – Improvisation
Learn the basics to improvising on all instruments with some basic scales, rhythms and chords. How to approach improvisation. Scales, chords, rhythms, etc. Improvising solos and improvising song writing.

Session 3 – Home Recording
How to set up instruments to record. Using basic software. Track by track recording vs. live dump. We’ll record some tracks with volunteers from the audience. Mixing skills and ideas so that you can create your own demo tape at home!

Dates and times:

From 21 October 2017 to 18 November 2017

Sat 18th:14.00 to 16.00
Sat 4th:14.00 to 16.00
Sat 21st:14.00 to 16.00


Phone:02 6182 0030


Ainslie Arts Centre
Doonkuna Street
Braddon  ACT  2612