GEAR UP Birmingham City Schools
Tiger Beats Music Production Camp: June 2-7, 2019

In this day of technological advancement, the usage of computers has been incorporated into just about every field, including music. Therefore, many careers that deal with music, from its creation to implementation in the media, will involve computerization. Tiger Beats Music Production Academy will provide hands-on experience to support your interest in how you can intertwine computers and music into a productive career. 21st century career options in this field are listed below:

Job Title Median Salary Job Growth (2014-2024)*
Sound Engineer $53,680* (2016) 8% (for 'broadcast and sound engineering technicians')
Sound Designer $50,153** (2017) 18% (for 'film and video editors')
Computer and Information Research Scientist $111,840* (2016) 11%
Software Developer $100,080* (2016) 19%
Composer $50,110* (2016) 3%

Sources: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, **

This camp serves rising 11th and 12th grade GearUp Birmingham students.


Campers will reside in the Hill Dormitories or the Quad dorms. They are designed in suites consisting of two double-occupancy rooms connected by a bathroom.


Campers will have various meal options for breakfast and lunch in The Student Center. Unlike breakfast and lunch and lunch, dinner is held in The Village Dining facility, where they have unlimited options of a buffet-style meal.

Registration opening Spring 2019.

Last Updated: March 1, 2019