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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there any music or technology experience required?
    No experience is required in either music or technology. Just a love for music and a love for creating.
  • What are the computer and equipment requirements?
    ✅ Computer ​ Windows or Mac. Sorry, Chromebooks will not work for these classes. ​ ✅ Ableton Live Software ​ Get your 90-Day Free Trial Ableton Live Software here. ​ Student discounts are available for 40% when you're ready to purchase. Just provide the Mix Major registration email and you'll qualify for the discount. Click here for info. ​ ✅ Zoom Client for Meetings ​ Sorry, the Chrome extension won't work for these classes. Get the Zoom software here. ✅ Strong Internet Connection ​ This will make sure the student experience is as smooth as possible. If you're on vacation, and your kid is taking classes, just make sure you've got a good connection. ✅ Microphone ​ We definitely need your microphone to work during class, so please make sure you have a working mic. Your computer's built-in mic will work just fine. ✅ Web Camera ​ To make this virtual class feel as "in-person" as possible, all students are required to have cameras and keep them turned on during class. Optional, but Preferred ✅ Headphones (Optional) ​ Headphones will provide the best sound quality experience. If you don't have these, it's ok, just use your computer speakers. Recommendations Sennheiser Pro Audio Sennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headphone, Black, 1 (HD25)Audio-Technica ATH-M50X ✅ MIDI Keyboard (Optional) These aren't required because you can create everything you need without one. While this is a good starting point for most students, many students will eventually prefer to use a MIDI keyboard when they get more experience. Recommendations Novation Launchkey MiniNovation Launchkey 37 mk3Novation Launchkey 49 mk3 Amazon will pay us a small affiliate commission if you buy using those links (no additional cost to you).
  • How do I register?
    Find your session and register at:
  • Can I register for a camp outside the age group requirements?
    Yes, but on a case-by-case basis with approval from Mix Major. This is called an Age Group Exception. Age Group Exceptions are granted on a case-by-case basis. To request an Age Group Exception, email before registering.
  • What do students learn in this camp?
    Students learn Mix Major's core curriculum , giving them the essential skills for creating electronic music. By the end of the camp, each student will create an original song from scratch. New students learn the fundamentals. Returning students build on these fundamentals and get a deeper level of instruction.
  • My kid has already completed a camp. Can my kid take another one? If so, how will the experience be different.
    We welcome returning camp students! Returning camp students will have a different learning path than new students. Returning students will be assigned more challenging projects and get access to higher levels of Mix Major's Master Track curriculum.
  • What options are available for students that want to continue after the camp is done?
    Students may continue their journey by: Participating in more camps Joining the Mentorship Program (weekly live online classes ) Signing up for one-on-one private lessons
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