Education, Workshops & Intensives

Music Education, Production & Performance Workshops, Classes, Intensives, and Private Lessons in Manhattan, New York City

 

Are you interested in learning about Singing, Songwriting, Acting, Music and Sound production or Individual or Group Performance from some of the top musicians, record/ music producers, content & talent managers in the industry?

 

We provide both group and one-on-one private hands-on music performance & production education, training workshops, lessons, and intensives taught “IN CONTEXT” in a real recording studio environment. These are custom tailored, unique experiences to learn at your own pace under the direct guidance of recognized industry veterans that will help shave years off your learning curve and expose you to experiences ordinarily out of reach for up and coming creatives.

 

Imagine breaking down your favorite songs, sounds,  and creative ideas into fundamental elements, identifying key areas of improvement in your skill-set and learning how to take it to the next level!

 

Please email for more information if you are planning a trip to NYC and would like to discuss our programming or perhaps book additional recording projects as an add-on to another event you are involved in.   

 

For more information about current workshop opportunities please visit the Threshold All Stars program website.

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Saturday, March 24th & Sunday, March 25th 2018: SOLD OUT!

5 hour Recording Studio & Music / Vocal Production Intensive

 

2 Day Workshop |  Saturday March 24th & Sunday March 25th: 

 

Ages 9-13 |  9:30am – 12:00pm

Ages 13+ |  12:30 – 3:00pm

Original Production of  ‘THIS IS ME’  from The Greatest Showman

 

This 5-hour hands-on immersive experience teaches instrumental and vocal techniques within the context of an actual professional music production at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC under the direction of studio owner and renown music producer James Walsh and talent manager/producer Karen Lampiasi.

 

Participants are involved in :

  • Recording lead and background vocals
  • Selecting the best takes and comping a track
  • Instruction in mic technique and mic selection and learning about which mics are best to use in different circumstances and why

 

Featured solos will be assigned at the discretion of the producer by audition that day, but everyone will have solos/ duos and will participate in group vocals and harmonies.

 

All participants will be given a final copy of the mixed and mastered tracks a couple of weeks after the intensive for their own use. We will also be posting it on YouTube and other streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, Amazon and all participants will be credited as one of the artists!

 

The 5 hour 2-day intensive is $350.00 per person. 

A $150 deposit is needed to secure your spot asap via PayPal.

The balance is due by cash or checks upon arrival at the studio.

 

For more information and to register for the workshop please visit the Threshold All Stars program website.

++ Admission to the workshop is by application and subject to the approval of the program directors. Submitting an application and deposit is not a guarantee of admission. If you are not accepted into the program, or if the class is full, you will receive a 100% refund of the deposit within 48 hours.

+++ Please include a note with your PayPal deposit giving us your child’s name and the dates of the workshop they would like to attend.

Presidents Day Weekend (Feb 17-23rd 2017) SOLD OUT

Recording Studio & Music / Vocal Production Intensive:

 

PRESIDENTS DAY WEEKEND

SUNDAY FEB 18   3-9PM

MONDAY FEB 19  1-7PM  

Ages 13+

Original Production of  ‘THIS IS ME’  from The Greatest Showman

 

 

This 12-hour hands-on immersive experience teaches instrumental and vocal techniques within the context of an actual professional music production at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC under the direction of studio owner and renown music producer James Walsh and talent manager/producer Karen Lampiasi.

 

Participants are involved in all aspects of recording and producing a song, including:

  • Setting up a tracking session (computer software, microphones, organizing musicians)
  • Instruction to recording drums, guitar, and keyboard with special opportunity for individual  instrumentalist tracking
  • Selecting the best takes and comping a track
  • Recording lead and background vocals
  • Instruction in mic technique and mic selection and learning about which mics are best to use in different circumstances and why

 

Featured solos will be assigned at the discretion of the producer by audition that day, but everyone will have solos/ duos and will participate in group vocals and harmonies.

 

All participants will be given a final copy of the mixed and mastered tracks a couple of weeks after the intensive for their own use. We will also be posting it on YouTube and other streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, Amazon and all participants will be credited as one of the artists!

 

The 12 hour 2-day intensive is $650.00 per person.

A $150 deposit is needed to secure your spot asap via PayPal.

The balance is due by cash or checks upon arrival at the studio.

 

 

For more information about past workshops please visit the Threshold All Stars program website.

 

++ Admission to the workshop is by application and subject to the approval of the program directors. Submitting an application and deposit is not a guarantee of admission. If you are not accepted into the program, or if the class is full, you will receive a 100% refund of the deposit within 48 hours.

+++ Please include a note with your PayPal deposit giving us your child’s name and the dates of the workshop they would like to attend.

Presidents Day Week (Feb 17-23 2018 ) SOLD OUT

Recording Studio & Music / Vocal Production Intensive:

PRESIDENTS DAY WEEK

Ages 10-13

Original Production of  ‘THIS IS ME’  from The Greatest Showman

 

5-hour intensive

MONDAY FEB 19  10am-12:30pm SOLD OUT

TUESDAY FEB 20   9:30am-12:00pm SOLD OUT

JUST ADDED:

SATURDAY FEB 24  10am-12:30pm: Sold Out

SATURDAY FEB 25  10pm-12:30pm: Sold Out

 

This 5-hour hands-on immersive experience teaches instrumental and vocal techniques within the context of an actual professional music production at the legendary Threshold Recording Studios NYC under the direction of studio owner and renown music producer James Walsh and talent manager/producer Karen Lampiasi.

 

Participants are involved in all aspects of recording and producing a song, including:

  • Recording lead and background vocals
  • Selecting the best takes and comping a track
  • Instruction in mic technique and mic selection and learning about which mics are best to use in different circumstances and why

 

Featured solos will be assigned at the discretion of the producer by audition that day, but everyone will have solos/ duos and will participate in group vocals and harmonies.

 

All participants will be given a final copy of the mixed and mastered tracks a couple of weeks after the intensive for their own use. We will also be posting it on YouTube and other streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, Amazon and all participants will be credited as one of the artists!

 

The 5 hour 2-day intensive is $350.00 per person. 

A $150 deposit is needed to secure your spot asap via PayPal.

The balance is due by cash or checks upon arrival at the studio.

 

For more information about past workshops please visit the Threshold All Stars program website.

 

++ Admission to the workshop is by application and subject to the approval of the program directors. Submitting an application and deposit is not a guarantee of admission. If you are not accepted into the program, or if the class is full, you will receive a 100% refund of the deposit within 48 hours.

+++ Please include a note with your PayPal deposit giving us your child’s name and the dates of the workshop they would like to attend.

RECENT WORK WITH EMERGING ARTISTS

“Demons” – Erich Schuett & Christian Musto  Produced by James Walsh & Karen Lampiasi Released Jan 27, 2018

James WalshThreshold Recording Studios NYC owner and executive producer James Walsh is an internationally recognized music producer & songwriter/multi-instrumentalist with over 25 years developing projects for artists of all ages and genres from the best and brightest of Broadway to some of the biggest names in popular music, culture, broadcast media, fashion, & technology.  James is also an Executive board member & content/program producer for the Road Recovery Foundation- a non-profit that harnesses the power of music industry veterans through music programs to lend support to today’s youth.

Karen Gibson Lampiasi – Graduated from Vassar College as a music major and worked at Motown Records, PolyGram Publishing, and Atlantic Records as an A&R Executive developing new artists and Executive Producing soundtrack albums, including the Gold Album for the hit TV show “The Wonder Years.”  She has helped manage many pop, rock & country recording artists & performers throughout the past 25 years, including multi-platinum recording artist – and sister – Debbie Gibson.  Current Lampiasi Talent Management clients are on Broadway, National Tours, film, TV, commercials and music.

Workshops, Intensives, and classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent, manager, record label or casting director. Participation in any classes or seminars, or the use of any particular professional’s service, is not a condition of representation by Threshold Recording Studios NYC, James Walsh Productions, LLC, Lampiasi Talent Management, or The LampFam Group LLC.

Threshold Recording Studios NYC is currently the home of several NON-Profit based programs, most notably the 501(c)(3) Road Recovery.  Road Recovery is an NYC based non‐for‐profit 501 (c)(3) dedicated to harnessing the power of the entertainment industry to mentor youth across a wide variety of adversities. Studio owner and Executive Producer James Walsh has been instrumental in developing Road Recovery’s Music and Peer Support programs that run bi-weekly out of Threshold’s midtown facility and is also a member of their Executive Board. Recent Road Recovery advocates & program mentors include Duran Duran, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Ozzy Osbourne, Slash from Guns and Roses, James Hetfield from Metallica, Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction.

 

Contact us directly for more information.

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