Teen Recording Studio & Media Lab at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

The Control Desk at The Teen Center Studio

 

Check out all the different offerings we have here at the Teen Center Studio and Media Lab!

Recording Studio Basics: Three Week Training Course

Studio Basics is a three class course where teens can learn the basics on how to operate our recording studio. At the end of the full course, teens are granted access to the recording studio and can book time.* Courses begin on the first Tuesday of every month.

Tuesdays at 4:15pm | Recording Studio A

*Registration is required. Must attend all 3 classes for studio access

Music Production Basics: Intro to Logic Pro X

In this introductory class to Logic Pro X class, teens will learn how to operate Logic, make loop-based beats and chord progressions, edit audio waveforms and learn the basics of mixing music.

Wednesdays at 4:15pm | Media Lab

Photo/Video Basics: Three Week Training Course 

Photo/Video Basics is a three-week class where students learn the fundamentals of how to operate a DSLR camera and use video editing software. After completing the course and passing an assessment, students will be able to check out Media Lab cameras and tripods to use for independent projects!* Courses begin on the first Thursday of every month starting April 2022.

Thursdays at 4:15pm | Media Lab

Photo Editing Basics: Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Photo editing basics is a one-day workshop in which students learn how to use some of the powerful editing tools in Adobe Photoshop! Students will learn how to use Photoshop to retouch photographs as well as to make effective graphic designs.

Tuesdays at 4:15pm | Media Lab

Open Media Lab Sessions - Walk In

During open labs, teens of all experience levels are welcome to come use our media lab work stations, all fully equipped with video editing, photo editing, graphic design, and music creation software! Experienced students can work independently on any creative digital media project. And for students just starting out, our staff is available to answer questions and provide one-on-one guidance and advice.

Mon, Wed, & Fri Afternoons | Media Lab

Recording Studio Tours & Class Visits

We offer tours of our state of the art Recording Studio and Media Lab to interested groups. For schools looking to book a class visit please see the front desk for more details or fill out this google form below:

 

 


 

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Recording Studio Techniques: Drum Recording

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 4:15 - 6 PM
Postponed - POSTPONED to JUNE 29th
Recording Studio Techniques is a series of classes that will teach you how to apply more advanced techniques in your studio recordings. This "Microphone Theory" class will go over microphone pickup patterns, microphone placement, and stereo recording techniques. Please Note: This is a LEVEL 2 Studio Class and only teens who have gone through the Recording Studio Basics can register.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 5 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Adobe Photoshop Basics: Photo Editing

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Come learn the basics of photo editing in the Teen Center Media Lab! In Adobe Photoshop Basics, students will learn how to use the powerful tools in Photoshop to make eye-catching adjustments to composition, exposure, and color of their photographs.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 1, 2022, 11 AM - 1 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 1, 2022, 4 - 6 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 5 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Photo/Video Basics: Three Week Course

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Photo/Video Basics is a three-week course series where students learn the fundamentals of photography get hands-on experience shooting with a DSLR camera and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro. After completing all three classes, students will be eligible to take an assessment and receive a Photo/Video Studio Card. Please note: Students must attend all three course sessions to take the Photo/Video Studio Card assessment.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 8, 2022, 11 AM - 1 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 8, 2022, 4 - 6 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Adobe Photoshop Basics: Photo Compositing

Monday, July 11, 2022, 3 - 4 PM
Come learn the basics of photo compositing in the Teen Center Media Lab! In Adobe Photoshop Basics, students will learn the core principles of photo compositing and practice using Photoshop tools like masks and adjustment layers to create a realistic photo composite.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Monday, July 11, 2022, 4 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Recording Studio Basics: Three Week Course

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Recording Studio Basics is a series of classes that will teach you how to use our state of the art recording studio. Three total classes will go over Equipment Handling, Introduction to Pro Tools, and Introduction to Recording. Upon completing these three classes, teens will be able to test their knowledge and become a certified Teen Studio Engineer, where they will be allowed to book time in the recording studio. Please Note: You must attend all three training courses and pass an Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 5 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Photo/Video Basics: Three Week Course

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Photo/Video Basics is a three-week course series where students learn the fundamentals of photography get hands-on experience shooting with a DSLR camera and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro. After completing all three classes, students will be eligible to take an assessment and receive a Photo/Video Studio Card. Please note: Students must attend all three course sessions to take the Photo/Video Studio Card assessment.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 15, 2022, 11 AM - 1 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 15, 2022, 4 - 6 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Monday, July 18, 2022, 4 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Recording Studio Basics: Three Week Course

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Recording Studio Basics is a series of classes that will teach you how to use our state of the art recording studio. Three total classes will go over Equipment Handling, Introduction to Pro Tools, and Introduction to Recording. Upon completing these three classes, teens will be able to test their knowledge and become a certified Teen Studio Engineer, where they will be allowed to book time in the recording studio. Please Note: You must attend all three training courses and pass an Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 5 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Photo/Video Basics: Three Week Course

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Photo/Video Basics is a three-week course series where students learn the fundamentals of photography get hands-on experience shooting with a DSLR camera and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro. After completing all three classes, students will be eligible to take an assessment and receive a Photo/Video Studio Card. Please note: Students must attend all three course sessions to take the Photo/Video Studio Card assessment.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 22, 2022, 11 AM - 1 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Friday, July 22, 2022, 4 - 6 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Adobe Photoshop Basics: Editing RAW Photos

Monday, July 25, 2022, 3 - 4 PM
Come learn the basics of working with RAW photos in the Teen Center Media Lab! In Adobe Photoshop Basics, students will learn the core principles of photo editing and practice using Photoshop tools like Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop adjustment layers to edit professional-quality images.Read More ›

Open Lab at the Teen Center

Monday, July 25, 2022, 4 - 7 PM
Come take advantage of the Teen Center Media Lab! We've got everything you need for all kinds of digital media projects, and if you're just starting out, our staff is here to help.Read More ›

Recording Studio Basics: Three Week Course

Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 4:15 - 5 PM
Recording Studio Basics is a series of classes that will teach you how to use our state of the art recording studio. Three total classes will go over Equipment Handling, Introduction to Pro Tools, and Introduction to Recording. Upon completing these three classes, teens will be able to test their knowledge and become a certified Teen Studio Engineer, where they will be allowed to book time in the recording studio. Please Note: You must attend all three training courses and pass an Read More ›