Classes

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Email register@myvoicemusic.org to book a recording session or make a request.

Read our PLAY IT FORWARD sliding-scale tuition policy.

 
 

SUMMER ROCK CAMPS

Write, Record, and Perform Your Own Songs at MVM Rock Camps! Beginners welcome!

Session I: June 22-26
Session II: August 10-14
Session III: August 24-28
When: M-F, 9am-2:30pm
Ages: 9-14
Cost: $320 per camp
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!
Register with the code EARLYBIRD10 before April 1st to receive a 10% discount on Summer Rock Camps!


WRITE & RECORD LIGHTNING SESSIONS

Write and record a song from scratch every session!  Come by, see how it’s done, and help us create some great music!  This program is run by our Founder, Ian Mouser, and is a very fast paced introduction to MVM’s approach to helping folks break writer’s block and just get recording. Open to folks of all skill levels willing to jump in and start working in a guided group environment immediately.

When: First Monday of the month, starting 3/2, 5-7pm
Ages: All
Suggested Donation: $15
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214
Drop-in's welcome!



OPEN MIC NIGHT

Do you write original music? Ready to perform? Come join us the last Friday of every month for Open Mic night! Sign-ups are from 6:30 - 7 pm and the Open Mic portion of the evening runs from 7-9 pm.

When: The last Friday of every month starting 4/24 (3/27 Open Mic has been canceled) 
Time: 6-9pm
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214
Ages: All
Cost: FREE
Drop-in's welcome!



SONGWRITING CIRCLE

This free songwriting circle is for youth interested in exploring the craft of songwriting and honing their skills under the guidance of MVM staff. Participants will share an original, finished or unfinished piece of music they’re currently working on, and the group will listen and provide helpful, constructive feedback. MVM provides a safe and respectful environment where budding songwriters can share original music and learn more about the overall process of songwriting.

When: The 3rd Saturday of every month starting 3/21
Time: 11am-1pm
Ages: All
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214
Cost: Suggested Donation $10
Drop-in's welcome!



AUDIO ENGINEERING AND MIXING

Learn to Engineer and Mix Your Own Songs Using Pro-Tools and Garage Band
Dates: March 4 - April 29th (NOTE:  No class March 25th because of Spring Break)
Time: Wed, 6:30-8:30pm
Ages: 13-17
Cost: $160/ 8 week course
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214



DIY RELEASE YOUR ALBUM

Already have songs recorded and ready to take the next step? Release an album with My Voice Music. This hands-on program focuses on the DIY process of releasing an album of original music in a professional manner.

When: TBA - email monica@myvoicemusic.org for more information
Ages: 13 - 17
Cost:  $100 / 5 week class
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214



SPRING BREAK ROCK CAMP (Sold out!)

Write, record, and perform your own songs at MVM Rock Camps. Beginners welcome!

Dates: March 23-27, 9am-2:30pm
Ages: 9-14
Cost: $320
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214

 

WEEKLY ROCK CAMP

Experience our Rock Camps in a weekly setting. You will learn to write, record and perform your own original song(s) as a band. Beginners welcome! 

Dates:  Thursdays, April 16 - June 4th, 4:30-6pm
Ages: 9-14
Cost:  $160/ 8 week course
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214



LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Gain training in order to teach at MVM’s Summer Rock Camps and earn a stipend.

When: June 29-July 1, 9am-3pm
Ages: 15-17
Cost: $100
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214
 

ADVANCED RECORDING CAMP

Already have songs written or know how to play instruments?  Collaborate with peers, or stay solo, while you learn to record by recording your own music!

Dates: July 28-30
Time: T-Thu, 9am-3pm
Ages: 14-17
Cost: $270
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214

 

RECORDING SESSIONS

Take advantage of MVM Studios mixing and tracking rooms, and the expertise of our staff to record your songs in a professional creative space. Includes MVM studio and engineer.

When: By Appointment & Request
Cost: $325 per day
Where: MVM Studios - 931 SE 6th Ave, Portland 97214

 

 

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