Los Angeles Based Education Program In Electronic Music Production To Provide $70,000 Worth of Courses
Second Location In San Francisco Opening Spring 2024
Now Accepting Applications:
Today, music production school IO Music Academy has announced their new scholarship in partnership with There Is A Light (TIAL) Foundation. Dedicated to educating the next generation of aspiring music producers, IO Music Academy will be awarding 20 scholarships totalling $70,000 worth of courses and more in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Designed for those looking for an in-depth and industry-focused education in electronic music production, the scholarship is open to a range of levels – from beginners to seasoned producers. Winning applicants will earn a placement in one of IO’s 6-month music production programs, valued at $3,500. Students will also receive monthly one-on-one mentorship sessions with IO Music Academy team members, as well as access to state-of-the-art studios and weekly specialized workshops with established artists and industry professionals.
“From the beginning, IO Music Academy has been committed to offering scholarships and making music production education accessible. Our partnership with There Is A Light marks a significant step in furthering that mission and expanding our already vibrant community of music makers and DJs. Naturally, we're thrilled to be able to provide such a great opportunity to so many aspiring artists seeking to realize their musical dreams.” – Adam Weimann, COO, IO Music Academy
Beginning in Spring 2024, IO Music Academy will be expanding to offer classes in two locations. 10 spots will be available in each of the Los Angeles and San Francisco academies. San Francisco scholarship winners will be amongst the new location’s inaugural class.
Since 2017, IO Music Academy has provided forward-thinking music production education in Los Angeles. IO Music Academy provides a dynamic community where innovation and collaboration are at the forefront of hands-on learning and practical application. Notable alumni from IO Music Academy includes Madame Gandhi, Mary Droppinz, Travis Emmons, Masha Mar, and SOOHAN.
There Is A Light Foundation was founded by Arash Homampour, a lawyer by day and DJ, producer, and label owner known as The Archer by night. There Is A Light Foundation is dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and enabling individuals to pursue educational opportunities that will foster and enhance professional development, including degree programs and certification courses.
Applicants must live in Los Angeles or San Francisco and be able to attend weekly classes, monthly private lessons, and studio time in-person. To apply, applicants will submit a short video showcasing their musical creativity in the studio or behind the DJ decks. To read more about submission guidelines and requirements please visit the application page.
Applications are due by January 1st, 2024, with winners set to be announced on January 9th. Classes begin the week of January 15th for students at the Los Angeles campus and in Spring 2024 for students at the new San Francisco location.
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