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IMSTA FESTA | SAE Institute Miami | FEBRUARY 24, 2018

Join IMSTA (Intl. Music Software Trade Assoc.) and SAE Institute as they host IMSTA FESTA, a celebration of music technology packed with Panels, Workshops & Master Classes, Song Critiques, Demonstrations and more. Hosting industry experts in an environment where music-makers can network, interact and learn with each other face-to-face, this annual one-day event is not to be missed. IMSTA FESTA is a FREE event open to everyone in the music making community; professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators.

Admission is FREE with REGISTRATION.



IMSTA FESTA is a FREE event open to everyone in the music making community; professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators.

Event Highlights:

  • Register for a FREE class in the IMSTA Master Class Series featuring the most coveted products from your favorite companies.
  • Visit all of the exhibits to get hands-on experience and even win software!
  • Attend the IMSTA Panel Series with industry experts to network and learn.
  • Bring your Song in to have it reviewed by an expert who will provide you with a professional critique. Song Reviews between 2-5pm.
  • Enter your original song submission into our 2018 Songwriting Competition to win the opportunity to attend Black Rock Studio's in Santorini, Greece!

IMSTA FESTA Miami will be taking place at:

Location Date Time

SAE Institute Miami
16051 W. Dixie Highway, Suite 200
North Miami Beach, FL
33160
US

February 24, 2018 11:00AM - 6:00PM

IMSTA FESTA 2018 MIAMI Registration






Male   Female

16-25   26-35   36-45   46-55   56+
Professional Semi-Pro Hobbyist Student Instructor
Songwriter
Music Producer
Recording Engineer
Mixing Engineer
Mastering Engineer
Live Sound Engineer
Home Studio Operator
Commercial Studio Operator
DJ
Artist Manager
Broadcaster
Musical Instruments Reseller
Beatmaker





   

 

Get up close and personal with some of your favourite brands and music software companies at this year's IMSTA FESTA. Exhibitors will be bringing their latest software and products for our attendees to demo and try out.

More exhibitors to be announced.

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Sponsors & Partners:

The Map will be continually updated.



Register below for a FREE class in the IMSTA Master Class Series featuring the most coveted products from your favorite companies.

MASTER CLASSES 2:00PM 3:00PM 4:00PM
Classroom 4 Celemony
Melodyne 4 Vocal Tuning

This class assumes some knowledge of Melodyne. First, we look at the GUI and how to decode what Melodyne is telling you about the music it has analyzed. We then use musical concepts to begin to edit the music to what we need. This class will feature a raw vocal and work towards tuning it. This is perfect for anyone wanting insights on tuning vocals with Melodyne.

Celemony
Melodyne 4 Audio Processing & Tempo Detection

This class focuses on the creative uses of the Sound Editor with its harmonic EQ, emphasis and resynthesis features. We also take a look at some of the uses of Tempo Detection and how it applies to today's music production. This class is not to be missed.

Toft Room PreSonus
Studio One Basics

This Master Class is ideal for new users and people checking out Studio One to see what it can do and how it works. You will learn about: Instrument tracks and Audio tracks and their differences; Audio Tracks Channel Mode; Panning basics ; Insert Effects and FX Channels and Mixing 101.

PreSonus
Studio One Advanced

This Class is geared for advanced Studio One users. In this Masterclass you will learn about: The Arranger Track; Using Audio Bend; Using the Scratch Pad 4; Working with loops and VST Instruments; The Studio 192 and Studio One Integration.

Classroom 2 Native Instruments
Stems and Step Sequencing with Traktor

The latest Traktor update introduced some exciting new features to the world’s leading DJ software. Gain direct insights from Lead US Product Specialist Brian Kullas about the all-new step sequencing capabilities and learn how Traktor allows you to create a unique live performance using the syncing functionality of Ableton Link. In this workshop, you will also learn about Stems, an innovative audio format that enhances creative possibilities for DJ, producers, and live performers.

Native Instruments
Total Nonstop Creativity with new Maschine MK3 and Komplete Kontrol MK2

Join Kevin Ochoa with Music Marketing for a FL Studio Masterclass. No need to be an FL user as Kevin will quickly introduce you to FL’s world renown Piano Roll and Pattern workflow. Regular users will be treated to in-depth topics such as Controllers, Automation and FL Updates. There will be something here for everyone so don’t miss out!

Classroom 1 FL Studio
Kevin Ochoa

Join Kevin Ochoa with Music Marketing for a FL Studio Masterclass. No need to be an FL user as Kevin will quickly introduce you to FL’s world renown Piano Roll and Pattern workflow. Regular users will be treated to in-depth topics such as Controllers, Automation and FL Updates. There will be something here for everyone so don’t miss out!

FabFilter
Pro R and Pro L2

FabFilter plugins are some of the best and most popular on the market. This Master Class focuses on the ground-breaking Pro-R reverb and the Pro-L 2 limiter.

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Kevin Ochoa

Join Kevin Ochoa with Music Marketing for an Image-Line Plug-Ins Masterclass. Your favorite VTS’s like Harmor and Syrtrus will be covered but we will also walk into the dark territory of Toxic Biohazard and Sawer! Effects like Gross Beat and Vocodex will of course not be forgotten, so come and join us at IMSTA Miami!



MIAMI 2018 PANEL SERIES

IMSTA is proud to host another exciting panel series during IMSTA FESTA MIAMI 2018 featuring industry leaders and their fresh perspectives on music production. We are bringing together the best minds, innovators and companies in the business of music and audio for this 1-day networking event.

Please register below.


Overview: Charles Dye is an award-winning film writer/director, and a Grammy-winning mixer/producer whose work with Jon Bon Jovi, Shakira, Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Lauryn Hill, Julio Iglesias, Frank Sinatra, and Gloria Estefan has sold 90 million records worldwide.

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Overview: Gary Noble is a multiple GRAMMY nominated Mix Engineer/Producer with the ear that inspires magic. He is known for his knack of ” bringing the artists’ & producers’ visions to light.” Join Gary as he discusses his hit-making mixing techniques with how he uses the iLoud Micro Monitors. Don’t miss this Master Class that you are sure to take away tips that are sure to make you a better mixing engineer.

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Overview: What does it take to "keep the lights on" in this Industry as audio-engineers? Engineers continually expand their versatility by working on multiple genres of music. Currently the Florida market is producing mega-hits across all genres of the music spectrum. Listen to field & industry experts talk about their work, experience and how they are surviving today as an audio-engineers..

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Overview: This panel will explore and discuss what it takes to have a successful career in the audio/music industry. You need to have a solid toolkit of appropriate skills but you also need a mental mindset, people skills, grit to persevere and a plan.

The panel will be hosted by SAE staff experts and select SAE Alumni - the perfect mix of knowledge to discuss the realities and challenges of having a successful career in this ever changing audio/music/industry.

Don’t delay - reserve your seat today!

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Overview: Regional winner chosen to challenge for FREE trip to Santorini!

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MusiCares Custom Earplugs

MusiCares’ Hearing Health initiative promotes hearing conservation and hearing health for music industry professionals. MusiCares will host an on-site hearing clinic at IMSTA FESTA and offer free ear impressions for custom musician earplugs to individuals who have at least five years’ industry experience.

Individuals will be asked to complete a brief application to ensure MusiCares eligibility.

IMSTA FESTA SONG REVIEWS | 2PM - 4:45PM

Sign up for a FREE Song Review from our qualified industry songwriting and production team who will carefully listen to your song and give honest, professional feedback from a songwriting & production perspective. All you need is your song on your phone or music player and our experts will do the rest.

During the Song Reviews 1 'Wild Card' can be decided. A Wild Card is a song that stands apart and is exceptional.

  • The wild card is spontaneously added to the finalists and has a chance at the Grand Prize of Black Rock Studios in Santorini Greece.

VOLUNTEERS APPRECIATED

IMSTA would like to recruit volunteers that are responsible, enthusiastic, mature and eager. You will assist IMSTA staff with handling programming, set-up/ tear-down and the overall execution of this one day event.

Please email Nadia Adam or phone 416-789-6850 with inquiries.