After another successful summer of run of courses at Alchemea College, we’re proud to announce a fresh set of dates for 2015. In addition to our annual Summer School and the return of the hugely popular Production Academy, there’s two new courses: the Ableton Academy and the Music Business Academy.

Whether you’re a producer looking to take your skills to the next level, an artist looking to further your career, or an entrepreneur wanting to expand your knowledge and understanding of the music industry, there’s a Sample Magic course to cover it.

The courses…

Ableton Academy – 29 June – 3 July 2015

The Ableton Academy is an essential and in-depth introduction to the Ableton environment and Push controller tailored specifically to dance music producers and performers.  Guided by Ableton Certified Trainer Simon Stokes and with drop-in sessions from artists and industry insiders, you’ll leave with the skills and inspiriation required to make cutting-edge electronic music with one of the most powerful production and performance tools around.

Full course information can be found here.

The Production Academy – 22 – 26 June 2015

In association with Sound On Sound, is the indispensable five-day music recording and production course based on the best-selling Producer’s Manual by Paul White.  Led by Jon Olliffe (Daniel Bedingfield, Nick Cave, Jarvis Cocker, Ms Dynamite, PJ Harvey, Jamelia, The Klaxons, Beverley Knight, Liberty X, Madness, The Stereophonics, Will Young) and with sessions from Paul White himself, as well as a range of other special guests, The Production Academy offers an intensive and immersive masterclass in recording and production across all genres for just 12 people each year.

Full course information can be found here.

Music Business Academy – 23 – 25 July 2015

Are you a producer or DJ looking to boost your revenue? Thinking of starting a label? Are you manager looking to break an act Are you a music entreprenuer wondering how you can earn a living in the ever-changing music business? The Sample Magic Music Business Academy is an intensive three-day course in central London which covers all you need to know about the industry of today.

Full course information can be found here.

Summer School – 24 – 28 August 2015

Led by producer, lecturer and Attack Magazine regular Bruce Aisher and with guest sessions from leading music industry professionals – including mastering engineers, music lawyers and Sample Magic co-founder Sharooz – you will leave with a greater understanding of the tools and techniques used to create cutting-edge dance music as well as insights into the wider workings of the electronic music industry – from recording contracts and publishing to copyright and business know-how.

Full course information can be found here.