⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My children did online camp and both of them had a great time. Eric is nurturing and supportive educator. Boys were able to work in their own pace and create expressing their individuality." Alina (Parent)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My son, 14, just finished a week of summer camp at Mix Major. It released a chunk of his inner creativity that we did not know existed." - Bob (Parent)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "Our two boys (ages 10 and 12) attended Mix Major camp this summer, and it was their favorite camp of the summer! Eric inspired them to learn and be creative musically while having fun, and while teaching them principles of music and music production. The kids were relaxed and happy at the end of each day, and they didn't even realize how much they were learning because of Eric's fun and personalized teaching style. - Erin (Parent)
Looking for the perfect camp for your music-loving creative kid?
In Mix Major's Live Online Summer Camps, kids & teens learn how to compose & produce their own beats and songs using EDM (Electronic Dance Music) industry standard software: Ableton Live.
They learn to make beats, create chords, write melodies, and compose original songs. No prior musical training needed.
What equipment will they need? Just a Windows or Mac computer. No additional music equipment required.
Register today and unlock your child's creativity.
ONLINE CLASSROOM ON ZOOM
MAX CAMP SIZE
RISING GRADES 4-8
RISING GRADES 6-12
9:30AM - 12PM EASTERN
1PM - 3:30PM EASTERN
(10AM - 12:30PM PACIFIC)
DAILY SCHEDULE - CAMP #1 (Eastern Time)
9:30AM - 10:30AM Lesson & Individual Creative Work
10:30AM - 10:45AM Zoom Social Break
10:45AM - 11:30AM Individual Creative Work
11:30AM - 12:00PM Group Sharing Session
DAILY SCHEDULE - CAMP #2 (Eastern Time)
1:00PM - 2:00PM Lesson & Individual Creative Work
2:00PM - 2:15PM Zoom Social Break
2:15PM - 3:00PM Individual Creative Work
3:00PM - 3:30PM Group Sharing Session
FRIENDS & FAMILY
ON THE LAST DAY OF CAMP
WHAT THEY'LL MAKE
Each student will create an original song by the end of camp.
WHAT THEY'LL LEARN
electronic music production: making beats, creating melodies and chords, and composing songs.
WHAT THEY'LL USE
All they need is a Windows or Mac computer and Ableton Live Software (90 Day Free Trial Available). No extra tech equipment required.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My son LOVED his week with Eric "DJ Enferno"! I've never seen him so excited for a camp! Eric has really created something unique and provides an amazing opportunity for students to learn the art of digital music!" - Becky (Parent)
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "My 10-year old son said this was one of his favorite camps of the summer (tied with biking camp!). He looked forward to the camp each day, enjoyed making new friends, and learned so much." - Tammy (Parent)
ABOUT MIX MAJOR'S FOUNDER
Mix Major's founder, Eric Jao (aka DJ Enferno) is a DJ, producer, and musician that's performed for over 3 million people in 36 countries, including touring with Madonna.
Since founding Mix Major in 2015, Eric has he's taught electronic music production to thousands of students.
LISTEN TO STUDENT MUSIC
On the last day of the camp, all students share their music in a Listening Party for family and friends.
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: https://mix-major.jumbula.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Sibling: Each additional child receives a 10% discount
Multi-Camp: Sign up for more than one camp and the 2nd+ camp is 10% off