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Just Add Beats: Audio Engineering and Entrepreneurship


Explore the world of audio engineering with Just Add Beats, a creative audio production camp. You will work with other summer campers in small groups, role-playing as Creative Audio Agencies competing to win real-world audio design challenges and earn a profit. With a local audio professional guiding the course, you’ll learn:

How to write, record, and mix original songs using virtual instruments with a digital audio workstation.

Design sound effects for video games and movies.

At the end of camp,you’ll take home a copy of your high-quality, original audio works that can be digitally distributed worldwide on platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Splice, Mix Cloud, and more.

Age Group

12 through 17 (7th Grade - 11th Grade)

Who will like this Course?

Anyone interested in music, sfx, or making their own remixes.

Recommended Prerequisites

General computer experience and an interest in audio engineering.

June 3 - 13 - Monday to Thursday - Two Weeks

UH-Downtown (Afternoon Session 1 pm to 4 pm)

July 1 - 11 - Monday to Friday - Two Weeks (no class on July 4)

UH-Downtown (Afternoon session - 1 pm to 4 pm)

Morning or Afternoon Session (TWO weeks)

Tuition: $ 315

On or Before March 31, 2019
$ 285
April 1, 2019 to May 20, 2019
$ 295
On or After May 21, 2019
$ 315

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main Street, Suite 716N
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 221-8032

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