January 25, 2021


The Vera Project



January 25 - 06:00 pm


March 1 - 07:30 pm

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The Vera Project


The Vera Project

305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

Seattle, WA, US, 98109

A six week course covering audio production basics using the Reaper digital audio workstation (DAW).

In this 6-week course, you will learn the basics of the professional audio production software Reaper by working collaboratively with other students and the instructor to make original compositions. You will also learn how to utilize free file sharing resources, download and activate free effects plugins, mix a song, and add sound to video. You will receive pre-recorded instructional videos, audio resources (ie unmixed drum tracks, effects downloads, etc.), and participate in a classroom Q and A with Jak: founder/operator of Whalehouse Studio Cooperative.

2021 Workshop Dates:

  • January 25 – March 1 (Mondays) 6pm – 7:30pm

To participate in this class: you will need a computer capable of running Reaper (at least 8 gigabytes of ram), a microphone, and willingness to collaborate with other students. Class materials are hosted on Google Classrooms website and video meetings are conducted on Google Meet. You must have or create a personal Google Account to be able to access the class website.

About the Instructor: Jak operates the Whalehouse Studio Cooperative, a hybrid professional/DIY recording studio whose mission is to provide affordable audio video production for the greater Seattle arts community. Jak has been active in the Seattle DIY music scene for 10+ years as a musician, booker, teaching artist and engineer.

Scholarships are available for this class! Email Lev Betron at to apply for a scholarship.