Music Production Retreat 2022

Want to spend your summer honing your music production skills with award-winning industry professionals, in one of the most beautiful places on earth? 

 

Tuscany Music Camp is a music-production course ran by industry specialists and award-winning practitioners including studio recording, microphone techniques, song arrangement, studio tracking, mixing, editing and mastering.

 

Accommodation will also be in the castle for the entirety of your stay!*

 

This music production retreat will take place in a commercial recording studio, Cantine di Badia, situated on the ground of a 10th-century castle in Tuscany, Italy.


 

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For beginner to advanced creatives and sound engineers, this course will cover all the main aspects of music production and more!

 

As part of the experience, you will also experience true Italian culture including wine tasting, authentic Italian food from the local region and a tour of the famous town of San Gimignano.

Award winning artists we have worked with include: Gianna Nanni, Renzo Rubino, Liam Payne, MIA, Claudeo Capeo, Sean Bean, Annalisa Scarronne and more

*Castle accomodation Price Plan 1 only

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This is for you if:

  • You want to gain professional industry experience in music production

  • You are a beginner and want to explore the world of music production but don’t know where to start   

  • You already have the skills but want to enhance your technique in music, arrangement, recording, editing, mixing, mastering and music production

  • You want to network with others on a collabrotive project

For applications please email:

james@cantinedibadia.it

The Studio:
Cantine di Badia
The Castle:
Castello di Badia
Dates 2022

12th - 19th September
Price Plans

Price plan 1 includes

Full access to both the audio recording and mixing workshops

Full accommodation in the castle*

Wine tasting and local tours Online pre-production workshop**

All course material including a copy of all work done during your stay

An official release of all music recordings with your name in the credits

Lunch/Dinner provided***

 

Price plan 2 includes

Full access to both the audio recording and mixing workshops

Wine tasting and local tours

Online pre-production workshop**

All course material including a copy of all work done during your stay

An official release of all music recordings with your name in the credits

Lunch/Dinner provided***

 

All flights will need to be organised and purchased by the applicant.

Details on all flights and travel information will be shared with all applications prior to the event.

*Italian style breakfast also provided by the accommodation

**Online workshops will run in the month prior to event

***Lunch/Dinner provided only on workshop days

Information on local accommodation and prices will be provided for those on Price Plan 2

For applications please email:

james@cantinedibadia.it

FAQ


 

Do I need any experience in music production?

 

No, not at all! This course is open to ALL applications, no matter what your previous experience is. We will ensure that everyone, from beginner to advance, will befit from this course.

 

When is it?

Taking place during the summer of 2022:

Workshop: Septemer 12th - 19th.

 

If I choose price plan 2, where will I stay?

As mentioned, price plan 2 does not include accommodation. You will need to book and organise accommodation for the duration of your stay. We will however be available to give you assistance and help you find the right accommodation for your stay. We will also provide you will all the details you need and information on local accommodation.


What will I get by the end of the course?


You will receive a full master of everything recorded, credits and rights to each recording, full masters (project files) of all recordings. You will also receive certificate of completion.

Do I need insurance?


It is highly recommended you get travel insurance.
 


What is your refund policy?


We operate a non-refundable deposit scheme. Policy transfers may be available subject to our discretion.
 


What about Covid?


Current Italian covid laws state from 1 March, all travellers, aged 6 and over, must show one of the following:
  proof of vaccination OR
  evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before entering Italy or a negative rapid lateral flow test taken within the 48 hours before entering Italy OR
  a COVID-19 recovery certificate, certifying that you have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
We will keep a close eye on current Covid situation and update you on any changes. Please see this link for more information.

Is food included?


Lunch and dinner will be provided on workshop days only.  Snacks, tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day. In price plan 1, breakfast will be included and provided by the accommodation.

Where is it?


Cantine Di Badia is situated in the town of Poggibonsi, Siena Italy. For Google maps address see here.

Are flights included?



You will be responsible to find, book and provide travel to the airport. We will send you all the information you need on flight details and both where and how you can book them. Travel to the accommodation is easily accessible by train. Private airport travel to accommodation can be provided at extra cost.


Where is the nearest airport?



The nearest airport is Pisa or Florence. However, there are easy connections to Bologna, Verona, Milan and Rome. 


Where is the nearest train station? 



The nearest train station is a 10 minute walk from the studio in Poggibonsi.

Any further questions please email: james@cantinedibadia.it

or use the contact link at the top of the page