Sound Design Master Class – MA Members

Sound Design Master Class

Master Class
Sound Design
with Producer Nik Hotchkiss
  • Nik introduces core concepts, principles, and practices for using synthesizers and samples to create original sounds,
  • Focused on enhancing and empowering a composer’s intention. 
  • This course demonstrates the concepts, principles, and practices of sound design through the process of song development.
  • Each sound being developed as intimately connected with the ultimate composition.
  • Nik has worked with more than 500 artists at all levels of music
  • Signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment, he releases music as one half of the hip-hop duo Musab & Ink Well.
  • Nik has a degree in Recording Arts and a Masters of Entertainment Business.
Master Class
Sound Design
with Nik Hotchkiss
Nik introduces core concepts, principles, and practices for using synthesizers and samples to create original sounds, intentionally focused on enhancing and empowering a composer’s intention.  Sound design is an art that may be approached in many ways. This course demonstrates the concepts, principles, and practices of sound design through the process of song development. Each sound being developed as intimately connected with the ultimate composition.

Meet Nik Hotchkiss
Nik Hotchkiss is a rare multi-talented renaissance professional that brings it on every level. Music creation, production, delivery, management with high level mastering and engineering skills. He is a DJ, producer, and audio engineer. His diversity ranges from hip-hop to synth-rock. Signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment, he releases music as one half of the hip-hop duo Musab & Ink Well. He has a degree in Recording Arts and a Masters of Entertainment Business. He mentored with trend setting industry leaders and audio engineers in Nashville and has worked with more than 500 artists at all levels of music including; Lil Jon, Rae Sremmurd, Soulja Boy, Atmosphere, YK Osiris, Yandele, Riff Raff, Blocboy JB, Karol G, Jesse Royal, Abraham Mateo, and CNCO. Music Alliance is also pleased to present Nik as an invaluable asset to your development as a personal mentor and coach. Find out more here

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Master of Sound-Songwriting 101 w/Heather Bright $350$290$190$89$89
Master of Sound–Music Business 101 w/Heather Bright $350$290$190$89$89
Sound Design MasterClass w/Nik Hotchkiss$350$270$195IncludedIncluded
Legal TemplatesPricelessNoYesYesYes
Fly on the WallPricelessNoYesYesYes
Artist Elite Distribution (annual)$50NoNoIncluded Included
Microsoft Office Full Suite$99Included (Cloud)Included (license)Included (license)Included (license)
Slack Full License$96NoIncludedIncludedIncluded
Track Reviews (included)$69NoNoNo 3
Track Review Discounts$69$69$65$61$55
Track Review Six Pack$414$410$385$365$330
Ableton Starter Pack (LV-I & Software) LIVE$850$650$615$585$520
Ableton LV-I & LV-II & License LIVE $1600$1250$1195$1155$1095
Meet-Up Events: Single Ticket$5.99$5.99$5.99YesYes
All Access Annual Meet-Ups$150NoYesYesYes
Luca Pretolesi Mixing and Mastering$350$350$290IncludedIncluded
Music Marketing & Career Mngt. (Live) b$690$690$650$610$540
Music Production Career Development (1 Yr)$9800$9800$9653$9310$8820
Business/Career Consulting$50-$300 (hr)YesYes-5%-10%
Artist/Career Mentors$50-$300 (hr)YesYes-5%-10%
Ableton LV-1 (VBL)$350$270$195IncludedIncluded
Ableton Personal Coach-6 Hrs $449$449$435$425$400
Ableton LV-II (VBL)$350$270$195IncludedIncluded
Beta ToolsPricelessNoYesYesYes
Affiliate OffersVariousYesYesYesYes
Sudden Unexpected RewardsPricelessYesYesYesYes
VIP ServicesPricelessNo NoNoYes
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