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Electronic Dance Music

What Is It: The Electronic Dance Music Master Classes is a brand new event that will explore the artistic, technical, and practical challenges of designing and programming for this burgeoning musical phenomenon. The two-day event will bring together EDM's top designers  to share their views and secrets, featuring up to 8 sessions, a networking reception, plus continental breakfasts and lunches.

Where Is It: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA.

When Is It: Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Who Is On The Faculty: Production designer Steve Lieberman (Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival) and VJ/visual designer Vello Virkhaus (Amon Tobin, Krewella) serve as co-creative consultants for the event. Speakers include lighting and video pros Surya Buchwald AKA "Momo The Monster" (Deadmau5 Unhooked), "Disco" Donnie Estopinal (Disco Donnie Presents), Alyxzander Bear, Forrest Hunt, and Justin Spagg from Insomniac Events (Electric Daisy Carnival), John Lyons (Avalon, Spider Club), lead scenic fabricator Stefano Novelli (Skrillex Spaceship), Peter Sistrom (V Squared Labs, Name The Machine), and Andrew Gumper (AG Light & Sound).

Who Should Attend: EDM professionals looking to hone their skills and acquire additional insights; any lighting or projection designer/programmer looking to learn about this burgeoning genre.

What You’ll Learn: Sessions will focus equally on the lighting and video/projection elements of EDM, both on the aesthetic as well as the technical components of each. Topics include: Experiential design: from sketch to reality; Performance visuals: pixel mapping, processing, and live performance; Venues in the EDM world, from the lounge to the massive club experience; Designing scenery for large-scale EDM festivals and tours; Lighting EDM; The EDM business: find out how it's different. Click here for full schedule.

What Does It Cost For Professionals:  $495 (now through the event)

What Does It Cost For Students: The following discounted rate is available for students: $395 (now through the event)

How Can I Participate As A Sponsor: Lighting and projection manufacturers and other companies interested in reaching EDM professionals or being more closely aligned with this market can sponsor the EDMMC at a variety of levels, from something as simple as mentoring a deserving student to a corporate sponsorship that enables you to show off your gear to both attendees and speakers. Sponsorship forms can be found here.

When Can I Register: Now! Click here to register.

Looking for Housing in Los Angeles: We have reserved a block of rooms for attendees at three hotels. Please act quickly if your interested in making a reservation.

The Standard, Downtown LA
550 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

The Standard Hotel, in downtown L.A., is close to USC (TV Lighting Master Classes and Concert Master Classes), with a special rate of $155/night.
Call 866-670-8686 or 213-439-3080 and mention LDI Master Classes to obtain the discounted rate.
The deadline to reserve rooms at the discounted rate is Friday, November 14, 2013.
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Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC
3540 S Figueroa Street.
Los Angeles, CA 90007

The Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC is close to USC (TV Lighting Master Classes and Concert Master Classes), with a special rate of $152/night.
Call 800-333-3333 and mention LDI Master Classes to obtain the discounted rate.
The deadline to reserve rooms at the discounted rate is Thursday, November 28, 2013.
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Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles / Hollywood
2005 N Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068

The Hilton Garden Inn, Los Angeles / Hollywood, in downtown L.A., is close to Avalon Hollywood (Electronic Dance Music Master Classes), with a special rate of $139/night.
Call 323-876-8600 and mention LDI Master Classes to obtain the discounted rate.
Make your reservations online here! The deadline to reserve rooms at the discounted rate is Tuesday, November 26, 2013.



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