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Mastermind Programs

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Music Industry Mastermind
Musical Theatre Mastermind
Fall Music Production Mastermind
Monologue Mastery
Contemporary Vocal Mastermind
Mastering Mixing

*All New* 2021 Music Industry Mastermind

Transformational development and career mapping for contemporary performers, songwriters and producers (ages 13-24)
We are currently accepting applications.

All applicants are considered for scholarship opportunities based on passion and commitment.
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This is our online, group program comprised of master classes, show & tells, private lessons and online training material. 

*ALL NEW* MUSIC INDUSTRY MASTERMIND 2021
(For contemporary vocalists, musicians, writers, producers, and composers)


Class and Lesson Topics:

- Growth Mindset, Creativity, & Confidence
 
- Career Options and Realities in 2021

- The Academic Landscape (if that pertains to your goals)
 
- Performing and live streaming in 2021

- Music Production, Engineering & Mixing

- Songwriting
 
- Creating Visual Content (video/stills)
 
- Music Release Strategies and Distribution

- Playlisting
 
- Social Media Myths and Musts

- Labels and Management in 2021

- Copyright, Licenses & Performing Rights Organizations

- How Creative Minds Work

- Making a Living, Internships, and Freelance Options
 
- Contemporary Vocals (if applicable)
 
- Contemporary Instrumentation

- Roadmaps and Action Plans
 

Yes, we cover this in eight weeks, and yes, it is the most fun you'll ever have, making friends you'll have for life! 

This is an invitation-only program to make sure our culture of kindness, hard work and collaboration continues.

Your attitude and open-mindedness are what predict your success, not someone else's definition of talent or your ability to sing or play well. 

If you're passionate about making music and sharing your heart with the world, I encourage you to apply. 

After graduation, we humbly remain your mentors for life. We will continue to give you access to new training modules, special guest speakers, and live concert opportunities, both online and (some day soon) in person.

 

2021 MUSIC INDUSTRY MASTERMIND SCHEDULE

Master Classes: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30pm ET
All classes are recorded for replay (for life)
Live Show and Tells: Saturdays, 12pm - 1:30pm (approx) ET
All classes are recorded for replay
 

Private one on one lessons: Booked weekly with the coach recommended to you each week. You choose the time that works for you and your coach. Day, evening and weekend sessions are options.

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STARTING DATE:
We offer rolling enrollment so you can customize your schedule. Accepted applicants can start on the Tuesday of their choice. We can also schedule "pause weeks" into your enrollment if needed. 

Applications are open now for all starting dates in Winter and Spring of 2021!
 

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*All New* 2021 Musical Theatre Mastermind

Transformational development and career mapping for students and aspiring professionals in acting, vocal performance, and the dramatic arts. (ages 13-24)
We are currently accepting applications.

All applicants are considered for scholarship opportunities based on passion and commitment.
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*All New* 2021 MUSICAL THEATRE MASTERMIND 

Class and Lesson Topics:

- Career Options and Realities in 2021
 
- Calmly Mastering the College Search and Audition Process (if applicable)
 
- Creating Your Career instead of Auditioning for Jobs in 2021 (and Beyond)

- Making a Living, Internships, and Freelance Options

- The Musical Theatre, Stage and Film Landscape in 2021
 
- Home Recording Gear and Set-Up
 
- Audio Recording for Auditions, Social Media and More

- Video Auditions, Tech & Etiquette
 
- Online Auditions, Tech & Etiquette

- Networking and Interviewing

- Audition Prep Mastery

- Professional Audition Book Mastery

- Finding the Best Material for Each Audition

- Monologue Mastery

- The Performer’s Mindset

- Confidence Instead of Comparison

- "Typing" for the Developing Actor

- Vocal Health and Maintenance
 
- Roadmaps and Action Plans
 

Yes, we cover this in eight weeks, and yes, it is the most fun you'll ever have, making friends you'll have for life! 

This is an invitation-only program to make sure our culture of kindness, hard work and collaboration continues.

Your attitude and open-mindedness are what predict your success, not someone else's definition of talent or your ability to sing or act well. 

If you're passionate about performing, I encourage you to apply. 

After graduation, we humbly remain your mentors for life. We will continue to give you access to new training modules, special guest speakers, and live concert opportunities, both online and (some day soon) in person.

2021 MUSICAL THEATRE MASTERMIND SCHEDULE
Master Classes: Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30pm ET
All classes are recorded for replay (for life)
Live Show and Tells: Saturdays, 11am - 12pm (approx) ET
All classes are recorded for replay

 

Private one on one lessons: Booked weekly with the coach recommended to you each week. You choose the time that works for you and your coach. Day, evening and weekend sessions are options.

MEET THE TEAM

STARTING DATE:
 We offer rolling enrollment so you can customize your schedule. Accepted applicants can start on the Tuesday of their choice. We can also schedule "pause weeks" into your enrollment if needed. 

Applications are open now for all starting dates in Winter and Spring of 2021!
 

Apply Now
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CONTEMPORARY VOCAL MASTERMIND

An online, interactive, six-week program for adult and young adult vocalists, including weekly one on one lessons!

Who This is For:

  • Professional and aspiring professional vocalists
  • Contemporary vocal students
  • Songwriters
  • Recording artists
  • Musical theatre students
  • Classical voice students
  • People who view music as art and self-expression
  • Experienced vocalists
  • Beginners and intermediate vocalists
  • Vocal coaches who want to expand their knowledge of contemporary vocal styles

 

What to Expect:

  • Weekly vocal intensives with recording industry vocal expert Melissa Mulligan
  • Private voice lessons with Mastermind vocal coaches
  • Mindset strategies of the pros
  • Recording and performing techniques for nuance, magic and precision
  • Vocal excellence analysis (you'll never hear the human voice the same way again)
  • Modern vocal health myths // Modern vocal performance facts
  • Transformative warm-ups and exercises

 


Topics include:

  • Integrate your voice with your artistic identity
  • Master your signature sound, safely and efficiently
  • Vocal flexibility and freedom
  • Vocal mindset
  • How studio performances differ from live performances
  • Mel's ultimate pre-gig routine for touring artists
  • Mel's survivor’s guide for life on the road
  • Recording and live stream prep - Mel's personal prep techniques for recording artists
  • Customized warm-ups and exercises recorded FOR YOUR vocal goals
  • Be your own vocal coach - diagnose and solve what’s not working when you’re on your own
  • A modern explanation of vocal anatomy. What do we know now that we didn’t know 10 years ago (or five years ago)?
  • Modern vocal health myths and facts
  • The truth about range, resonance and registration
  • The truth about grit, belting, head voice, vibrato, vowels, vocal rhythm and more.

Class Schedule:

Sundays from 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST

  • October 17
  • October 24
  • October 31
  • November 7
  • November 14
  • November 21

 

Tuition: $1,495

Use code: FIRST7 for $500 off

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Mastering Mixing

Mastering Mixing is an invite-only program designed by multi-Grammy winning and multi-platinum selling producer and songwriter Mike Mangini.

Learn how to finalize your mixes on your own, know when a track is ready to be released, and develop the skills you will need to mix recording artists' tracks for hire.

If you've taken Music Production Mastermind (or are taking it now), you're pre-approved for this program. Email us at [email protected] and we will get you the information you need. Space is limited!

We are more than happy to review the work of ALL APPLICANTS, even if you’re new to our programs, and will gladly invite you to participate if this is the right fit for you. If mixing is a skill you’d like to master, we can explore this program within the context of your road map and make sure you’re getting the guidance and training you need.

Apply today for this one-of-a-kind mixing program!

 

Michael Mangini is a two time Grammy Award–winning and multi-Platinum award-winning record producer and owner of Mojo Music, a production and artist management company. He has worked with The Jonas Brothers, Digable PlanetsBaha Men, Joss Stone, David Byrne, The Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Bruce Hornsby, Smash Mouth, Dionne Warwick, Five for Fighting, Imani Coppola, Andy Grammer, AJR, Grace Weber, Diane Birch, Jillette Johnson, Hailey Knox, Jackie Evancho, Elise LeGrow, and many more. He was also the Music Producer for the film "Shrek."

Mastering Mixing Schedule

All classes will be recorded and shared for replay.

Wednesdays and Fridays, 6pm-8pm ET

Week 1 
Wednesday, October 20th: Introduction to program
Friday, October 22nd: Master Class - Organize your track, gain staging and routing into groups

Week 2 
Wednesday, October 27th:  Show & Tell (share your screen & audio)
Friday, October 29th: Master Class - EQ/Compression & Saturation the building blocks of shaping your mix


Week 3
Wednesday, November 3rd
:  Show & Tell

Friday, November 5th: Master Class - Reverb, Delay and Modulation effects, how to use them to great width & depth in your mix

 

Week 4
Wednesday, November 10th
: Show & Tell (share your screen & audio)
Friday, November 12th: Master Class - A/B your mix, Mix Bus & Group Processing, Automation


Week 5
Wednesday, November 17th
: Show & Tell (share your screen & audio)
Friday, November 19th: Working from mix templates (includes a free mix template created by Mike), Mid/ Side processing how to do it and why, Importing tracks & data into your mix template, & 3rd Party plugin review

 

Week 6

Wednesday, November 24th: Final Show & Tell (share your screen & audio)

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions? Concerns?

Please email [email protected] or use the button below to contact us with any remaining questions, concerns, or program inquiries. We're happy to hear from you! 

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