$112.50/Weekly  or  $225 BI-WEEKLY or  $450 Per Month
Music Production AfterSchool Program

In search of an After School activity that will prove to inspire and motivate your kid?

Gain some cool points by enrolling them in the MTS Music Production After School Program! 

This fun and upbeat program is perfect for ages 9+. Give Your Kid the opportunity to learn multiple avenues of music production with a Music Instrument that is sure to please.



  • AUDIO ENGINEERING: Students learn the Art & Science behind Recording Music

  • BEAT MAKING: Let your kids love for music thrive as they learn how to create their own beats.

  • DJ CLASS: Students learn how to spin their favorite songs while learning basic music theory and the Art of DJing



Dive deep into professional music production while learning how to use the most important tools & tricks of the trade. Students jump into hands on learning while creating and modify sounds such as: layering, mixing, and sampling. Create your own beats and learn how to record music.  


  • the Art of the DJ

  • Basic Mixing / Blending

  • Serato DJ Software

  • Rhythm, Proper Song Placement,  Structuring a Song

  • Technical & Creative skills in Music Production

  • Music Theory - melody, counting, understanding mixing and how it can change a song completely

  • How to properly use professional music software to record musical ideas

  • Building a song from start to finish & a beat

  • Beat Production using Ableton & Native Instruments Mashine 

  • Audio Recording using Ableton, & ProTools 

  • Creative Sampling / Recreating Sounds 

  • Drum Mashine patterns 


  • Mini Mixes

  • Remixes of Songs

  • DJ Mixtapes

  • Original Beats & Songs 

  • Audio Recording of their original songs / compositions

  • Complete final Mix of all music created 

  • Group Collaborative Projects 

  • Beats / Instrumentals Created 



Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, & Music 

Ages 9 – 12 & 13-17 years old in the Hampton Roads Area of Virginia.


Through a blended learning model that integrates face-to-face teacher instruction with cutting-edge music equipment, youth participate in hands-on learning activities that relate to a weekly theme.

Themes include: The Science of Sound, The Science of Music, Engineering the Mix, Beats Per Minute, and more.


We promote communication and collaboration by emphasizing a team approach in this unique program where students work along side seasoned on air Radio DJs, Major Recording Artists and Multi Platinum - Grammy Winning Producers. While our program includes a rigorous schedule of hands on training, it also emphasizes student initiative and choice. Instructors task their students to use daily life skills and social skills by incorporating team-building strategies



Our aim is to provide a multi-component Music Production Program that includes life skills training, practical application, critical thinking, social functioning, and intellectual vitality. We want to prevent and reduce the incidence during after school hours. We keep your kids busy! They learn to produce music in a safe environment taught by industry experts, all while improving their creativity & life skills. Its a win - win!


  1. Access to ALL Music Equipment (all students need are a pair of headphones)

  2. the Opportunity to DJ at community, & company events

  3. Private Producer / Celebrity Meet & Greets, Indie & Major Music Artists & Producers.

  4. Field Trips 

  5. Access to Music Industry Standard Equipment

  6. Mentoring from the Instructors and Administrative Staff

  7. Curriculum Based instruction with hands on teaching


  • 2 Days a Week (2 Programs)

    • Program 1 - Monday & Wednesday

    • Program 2 - Tuesday & Thursday

  • 12 Weeks Duration (Class Meets 24 Times)

  • Start Time: 3:00 PM - 6 PM  **FLEXIBILITY to extend or reduce after-school hours 

  • Start Date: February 24th - May 22nd

  • Transportation Provided

  • Snack Provided

  • ONLY 16 Students Accepted Per Program

  • 9 -12, 13 - 15, 16 -17 years old

  • Field Trips (Transportation Provided)

  • S.T.E.M Classes (Equipment Provided)

  • DJ Classes (Equipment Provided)

  • Audio Engineering Classes (Equipment Provided)

Fast FAQs

After School Program 

OPEN ENROLLMENT:  12 Weeks of Fun-filled Activities


REGISTRATION OPENS: FEBRUARY 24th and runs until May 22nd Students can enroll anytime.



HOURS OF OPERATION: AfterSchool Hours are structured under two Program time & day options: 

 *Program #1 - Monday & Wednesday's  |  3:00PM - 6:00PM 

 *Program #2 - Tuesday & Thursday  |  3:00PM - 6:00PM  **FLEXIBILITY to extend or reduce after-school hours 

AFTER SCHOOL LOCATION: All programing is held at Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510


COST:  $112.50/Weekly, $225 /BI-WEEKLY, $450 Per Month  |  Registration Fee $50 |  $25 discount for Active Duty Military

*Includes all equipment materials, field trips and daily Snack

Multi-sibling Discount - 10% discount for each additional child per week (must be registered at the same time).


MTS FACULTY: All staff take pride in providing highly motivated and enthusiastic energy to our programming. From industry professionals to passionate educators, MTS hire's the best instructors to teach our students. Our focus on learning and developing professional skills moves students closer to their future. All staff meet strict qualifications and must pass a criminal background check and a US Department of Justice national sex-offender background check. 


Music Production After School Program


Hands on Approach

Students lead the way allowing them a complete hands-on approach to ensure growth and understanding. We’ve been providing impactful learning for students through cutting edge project-based learning for over a decade.

We Provide Equipment

Our Top of the Line Gear & Software allow Students to learn and use the same equipment that industry professionals use daily. Other camps may offer similar courses only MTS teaches students to develop like the pros.

Learn from the Best

Our instructors include highly respected DJs, indie & major producers, accomplished artists, and industry professionals who have a passion for sharing their knowledge.The MTS Team is a group of industry professionals and passionate educators, that aim to always provide the highest level of teaching to our students.


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Tel. 757-961-6202

253 Monticello Avenue, 
Norfolk, VA 23510



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In the age of Media Conglomerates and 360 Deals, we’re something of an oddity: Independent, All Genre Artist-Supported Audio Recording Music Studio.

At Music Theory Studios you’ll find  Writers, Authors, Radio DJ’s, Podcast Hosts, & Musicians Creatively Working Together. 

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