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An introduction to music production

Tuesday 11 July, 5-6pm

Learn how to navigate production software and build a track in this free online workshop with Xylo Aria, founder of Music Production for Women.

Producing electronic music can be an extremely handy tool in a musician's toolbox. However, for those completely unfamiliar with music production, it can be a daunting prospect.

Xylo Aria is dedicated to breaking down these barriers and encouraging musicians, particularly women (who make up fewer than 5% of music producers), to empower themselves.

In this hour-long, online ISM Trust workshop you will learn how to navigate a production software (Ableton Live) and will also break down and re-build the production in one of Charli XCX's tracks. Whether you want to start producing your own music, or learn a few tricks of the trade to understand how to improve your productions this is the workshop for you!

About the presenter

Xylo Aria is an artist, producer and the founder of online learning platform, Music Production for Women (MPW). Through MPW, she is determined to break down barriers women face when approaching music tech by creating a learning pace that is supportive and safe. Xylo won a Top 50 East London Innovator of 2020 award and a place on the SheSaidSo top 100 Alt Power list. Xylo is also a Director and Treasurer for the Music Producers and Engineers’ Guild of Australia as well as National Committee member of Women in Music Australia.

About Music Production for Women

Music Production for Women (MPW) is a global movement, community and learning platform which aims to encourage and empower women who are taking their first steps into music production. Founded in East London, MPW aims to provide an environment where individuals identifying as women can feel comfortable and supported through their production journey. Since 2019, MPW has worked with over 7,000 students from over 120 countries and was a finalist in the 2022 Business xCellence Awards, Women's Business Awards and IABCA Buiness Awards.

MPW offers an one-year program called Master Your Music which is a hands-on initiative designed to empower students to not only learn the technical skills to produce and mix music, but also to market their music and create a sustainable music business.

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Questions and recording

You will be able to ask questions and comments before or during the webinar. If you would like to submit a question in advance, please do so via the registration form or email [email protected].

If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can register and we will send you the recording afterwards.

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ISM Trust x MPW

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