Independent study

Alongside our workshops, we offer one-on-one tutorials and long-term rigorous, individualized educational programs. Whether you are interested in learning the fundamentals of a new medium, refining skills of a lifelong practice, continuing the momentum from one of our workshops, or tackling the challenges necessary to bring a specific project or vision to completion, we can provide the support and structure needed to explore and achieve your goals.


Izzy Ocampo

Izzy Ocampo aka stud1nt is a sound artist and educator from Queens. They have taught classes on creative production and synthesis at Moogfest, Ableton Loop, Pioneer Works, Synth Library Prague, Vassar College, the New School, and Recess Art. Previously, they held a monthly ambient residency at Nowadays and an art residency at the Post-Contemporary in Troy, while managing operations for the eurorack company Mannequins. A member of the collectives #kunq and Discwoman, their work attends to the politics of queerness in relation to sonic space. Their work has been featured in The New Yorker, Resident Advisor, Pitchfork, and The Fader.

Production in Digital Audio Workstations: Ableton
Creative Process, Composition, and Arrangement
Mixing and Mastering
Modular Synthesis
Sound Studies and Critical Theory


Sam Wolk

Sam Wolk is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist and interdisciplinary artist. In addition to working as an electrical engineer at modular synthesizer manufacturer Mannequins, Sam has programmed custom software for installations and performances by many artists, including Eli Keszler, Jon Hassell, M. Geddes Gengras, Eric Frye, Jeff Witscher, Cheyney Thompson, Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, Sun Araw, $3.33 and Matt Doyle.

Modular Synthesis
Applied Mathematics for Sound and Synthesis
Max/MSP, Animation in Processing
Embedded Electronics: Arduino
Analog Electronics for Sound/Synth Design and DIY
Sound Studies and Critical Theory