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Booking information

- Fully booked - For more information and book a place please email youth@horniman.ac.uk. For ages 14 -19.

Free with lunch provided.

About this event

Sculpting Sound: Record, Remix, Represent

Join The Horniman and Goldsmiths for a week of music workshops and achieve a Bronze Arts Award. No previous experience needed!

Explore the Horniman and discover instruments from all over the world. Learn how to record professionally and turn your recordings into your own musical creations using Ableton music production software, then playback your own creations using digital DJ equipment with On The Rise DJ school.

What can you expect?

  • Explore the Horniman and discover rare instruments
  • Visit Goldsmiths Electronic Music Studios
  • Develop your ideas
  • Learn to record instruments professionally
  • Learn to use Ableton Music Production software
  • Play your creations with digital DJ equipment
  • Document your experience and learn to edit videos with your mobile phone
  • Make and take home a vinyl pressing of your work

Day to Day Focus

Day 1: Discover instruments from all over the world. Get to know and professionally record the Kora close up.

Day 2: Learn to write music for the early electronic instrument the Mini-Oramics Machine

Day 3: Discover the Horniman's vinyl record collection and make your own samples

Day 4: Visit Goldsmiths Electronic Music Studio

Day 5: Learn how to play music with contemporary digital DJ equipment with On the Rise DJ School

(Everyday you will be using Ableton Music Production Software)