SAE Challenges 2023

SAE Challenges 2023: A Musical Showdown Unleashed!


Amsterdam, 8th June 2023 – Calling all music enthusiasts and aspiring electronic music producers! Prepare yourself for an exhilarating experience at the highly anticipated inaugural edition of SAE Challenges 2023. This one-of-a-kind event will take place on Friday, 14th July, from 18:00 to 21:00 at SAE Amsterdam, promising an evening filled with creativity, competition, and a whole lot of grooves.


SAE Amsterdam, renowned for its excellence in creative media education, presents a remarkable opportunity for music enthusiasts to dive headfirst into the world of electronic music production. The highlight of the evening will be a captivating hands-on track arrangement workshop conducted by the esteemed Giacomo Piscitelli, a respected Electronic Music Production course lecturer and successful up-and-coming alumni from SAE Amsterdam.


During the workshop, participants will have the chance to immerse themselves in a free and interactive session, acquiring valuable insights and techniques from a seasoned industry professional. With the guidance of our professional staff, attendees will unlock their creative potential and gain a deeper understanding of the art of music production.


But that’s not all—brace yourself for an electrifying challenge that will put your skills to the test. Step up to the plate and push your limits in the “Against the Clock” competition, where you will have a mere 30 minutes to create a track. SAE Amsterdam provides state-of-the-art workstations equipped with industry-leading tools, including Ableton Live and Roland Cloud synthesisers. Feel the adrenaline surge as you compete against other passionate music enthusiasts, vying for the top spot in this thrilling musical showdown.


In addition to the intense competition, participants will have the opportunity to receive professional feedback and guidance on their electronic music productions. Esteemed experts will be on hand to offer their invaluable insights, helping you fine-tune your craft and refine your sound. This exceptional chance to receive feedback from industry professionals is not to be missed.


As a token of appreciation for your participation, SAE Amsterdam is excited to present each attendee with a special gift—an expression of gratitude for joining the SAE Challenges 2023 journey and embracing the power of music.


And that’s not all— to keep your energy levels high, a wide variety of refreshing drinks and delectable snacks will be available throughout the evening.


Don’t miss this golden opportunity to showcase your skills, learn from industry experts, and connect with fellow music enthusiasts. Mark your calendars for the first edition of SAE Challenges 2023, taking place on Friday, 14th July, from 18:00 to 21:00 at SAE Amsterdam. Get ready to be inspired, challenged, and entertained in an unforgettable night of music and camaraderie.


The Winners of the contest will receive:

1st prize: 18 months free Roland Cloud License

2nd prize: 12 months free Roland Cloud License

3rd prize: 6 months free Roland Cloud License


For more information and to secure your spot, visit SAE Amsterdam’s official website. Don’t delay—limited spots are available, so act fast to be a part of this epic musical showdown.

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