Studio E is program that engages teens in projects based learning through a various media platforms. Youth will be able to learn skills in music production, sound design, recording and performance. Artist in this program will have unique opportunities to work on music projects, perform and engage in various community events as a representative group of Elementz.
Staff: Brother Abdullah, Kick Lee, Alex Stallings
BEATS & RHYMES
Beats & Rhymes provides teenage and young adult members with an outlet to express themselves in song writing, recording & beat making. We’ll teach you how to use studio equipment and record all the songs you’ve been writing in your notebook. We also can get you started on beat making programs like Reason & Fruityloops.
The Beat Lounge Staff: Nitty Morris & Sean Hester
Elementz offers a variety of hip hop dance classes to youth. Our classes are very beneficial for those trying to grow in a various areas of hip hop dance as well as other contemporary styles. Our updated dance schedule can be read under the program schedule or “Hip Hop Dance” tab on our website.
VOICES OF FREEDOM
Voices of Freedom is a program for youth and adults who express themselves through the art of poetry and spoken word. The program welcomes all who want to learn to express their thoughts in this traditional discipline. Voices of Freedom offers members opportunities to perform through our showcases and through the yearly poetry events “Poetry Out Loud” and “Louder Than A Bomb.”
LEARN 2 REIGN
Learn to Reign is Elementz DJ program schooling students in introductory and advanced techniques in the art of DJing. Members will learn about the equipment that is needed in order to DJ, how to maintain appropriate care for DJing equipment, as well as beat mixing and scratching. At the mastery level students will learn beat juggling and other tricks that DJ’s use in battle performances.
All youth and adults are welcome to sign up to participate in this program. Once required skills are obtained, students will be able to make mix CD’s and also DJ at different events.
At different points in the year Elementz offers classes in visual art and/or street art. We have also offered photography. Call us to inquire about our current offerings in visual art.