Kaboom Industry classes enhance the production experience. Topics range from history to promotion and are always relevant to the entertainment industry. 

These classes are included with Kaboom tuition. They are held on Thursday evenings from 7pm-8:30PM EST and will be open for registration on a first come, first served basis after acceptance into a production.

BRINGING MUSIC FESTIVALS TO LIFE

How do these events come together? There is a lot more than meets the eye. This industry class will give you an insider look into the work and world of a promoter.

Some topics that will be explored: booking talent, promotions, marketing, sponsorship, vendors, front of house, technical production, sound, stage, lights, ticketing, concessions, and merchandise.

WHAT IS A PRODUCER?

On the credits of every record, you will find the title “Produced By…” But what exactly is a producer? What is their function and their responsibility? And how does one become a producer?

Multi-Platinum producer/engineer Michael Bradford (Kid Rock, Anita Baker, New Radicals, Deep Purple) invites you to join him for a six-week course, designed to cover these areas and more. 

LISTENING FROM WITHIN THE MUSIC

From Renaissance antiphonal brass to the broad soundscapes of Twentieth Century masterworks, students analyze a wide range of genres, and ask such questions as, what is the significance of a work utilizing a specific environment?

CREATING SENSORY ALIGNMENT FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTION

Enhance optimal performance. Understand the powerful impact of thoughts/ emotions/attitudes on brain and sensory flow. Learn the latest HeartMath® stress management techniques and body awareness techniques.

I WRITE THEREFORE I AM

Make your words stand out in the crowded field of writing. Interview a professional musician and learn how to craft stories the editorial gatekeepers will want to share with their audiences. Discover how to cultivate writing acumen in a professional manner that follows both form and function yet comes across in your own unique voice.

DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

Students learn how to listen to themselves critically, speak with colleagues and fellow musicians, and deliver criticism for collaboration.

SCORING THE VIDEO GAME WORLD

Students explore how music in media works with a quick romp through music and sound for film and television. They also become expert in the history of video game scoring.

ACOUSTICS OF MUSIC, PHYSICS OF SOUND

Kaboom students learn how sounds are encoded on radio signals and digital media, and how a sound might be described mathematically. Also, about the design and function of microphones, speakers, sound amplifiers and speakers, and musical performance spaces.