The Martin Garrix & JBL Music Academy (powered by STMPD RCRDS & Studios) is launching today. The 3-day program has been set up to offer upcoming talent a stage and support on their way to success.
JBL and STMPD RCRDS proudly present the Martin Garrix & JBL Music Academy: a unique opportunity for 40 talented musicians, songwriters, vocalists, and producers from across the globe to learn from music industry experts. Designed to take aspiring artists to the next stage in their career, the global initiative will teach participants about music, branding, and business: from writing, mixing, and mastering the best records, to building your PR, socials, and visual identity. The Academy will also provide insights into business aspects of the industry, such as managing bookings, distribution, and legal affairs.
“I’m super excited about this Music Academy. The focus for us at STMPD RCRDS is already on emerging talent, but thanks to this collaboration with JBL we can provide a platform to a large group of new talent from all over the world.”, says Martin Garrix.
Inspiring industry speakers – including Martin Garrix himself – will present masterclasses to encourage the artists to bring out the best of their talents. The Academy will be hosted in the prestigious STMPD Studios in Amsterdam, which has also been host to renowned artists like Martin Garrix, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, The Black Eyed Peas, The Script, and David Guetta, among others.
The Music Academy is open to all kinds of musicians regardless of experience. Emerging artists, producers, singers, and songwriters can apply by submitting a motivational video and a maximum of three tracks, that they feel represent them. Registrations will open from December 1, 2022, to January 27, 2023, with successful applicants announced in February 2023. The Academy will take place from March 28 to March 31, 2023, in Amsterdam, and welcomes applicants from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, India, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. Registrations can be submitted here.