Celebrate your voice, collaborate, and create your world with Virtual Summer!

The Mother Falcon Music Lab is a multimedia education program which highlights creativity as a means of self discovery, community connection, and innovation.

Now offering virtual courses in animation, album art, songwriting, sampling, scoring, podcasting, improvisation, and more! 

Developed and led by acclaimed Artist Instructors in their fields and members of Mother Falcon, recipients of the 2019 B. Iden Payne award for best original score.

MFML is committed to keeping programs financially accessible through need-based discount codes. Applicants will receive a reply within 24 hours!

 

Donations make our programs financially accessible and fairly compensate our community of artist instructors.





 

2020 Summer Course Catalogue

Filter the courses by focus and age range, or see all available courses further down.

Multimedia Arts
Sound & Technology
Creative Technique
Arts & Activism
Private Mentorship
Multimedia Arts
All Age Courses
Youth Courses
All Age Courses
[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

Express your creativity through stop motion animation to create dynamic storytelling experiences!
Youth Courses
[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

Express your creativity through stop motion animation to create dynamic storytelling experiences!
Sound & Technology
All Age Courses
Youth Courses
Adult Courses
All Age Courses
[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

Explore the space around you and open your ears to the musical possibilities inherent within.
[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.
[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.
Youth Courses
[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

Explore the space around you and open your ears to the musical possibilities inherent within.
[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.
Adult Courses
[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.
Creative Technique
All Age Courses
Youth Courses
Adult Courses
All Age Courses
[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session Youth] Improvisation

[Session Youth] Improvisation

An approachable and accessible class for musicians at any skill level to build confidence and enjoy the art of improv!
Youth Courses
[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session Youth] Improvisation

[Session Youth] Improvisation

An approachable and accessible class for musicians at any skill level to build confidence and enjoy the art of improv!
[Session Youth] Musical Theory

[Session Youth] Musical Theory

Get a feel for music theory in this introduction to harmony and melody!
Adult Courses
[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
Arts & Activism
All Age Courses
Youth Courses
Adult Courses
All Age Courses
Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Engage with music in contemporary protest movements worldwide!
[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
Youth Courses
Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Engage with music in contemporary protest movements worldwide!
[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
Adult Courses
Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Engage with music in contemporary protest movements worldwide!
Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
Private Mentorship
All Age Courses
Youth Courses
Adult Courses
All Age Courses
[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

A personalized intro to the world of self promotion and marketing in the music industry! Mentorship held over 2 sessions (2 hrs & 1 hr).
[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

An individual mentorship for adults 18+ who are already recording musicians, looking to expand their fanbase and press coverage
[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

Mentorship for up-and-coming songwriters to thrive as writers, producers and collaborators in the digital musical ecosystem!
Youth Courses
[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

A personalized intro to the world of self promotion and marketing in the music industry! Mentorship held over 2 sessions (2 hrs & 1 hr).
[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

Mentorship for up-and-coming songwriters to thrive as writers, producers and collaborators in the digital musical ecosystem!
Adult Courses
[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

A personalized intro to the world of self promotion and marketing in the music industry! Mentorship held over 2 sessions (2 hrs & 1 hr).
[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

An individual mentorship for adults 18+ who are already recording musicians, looking to expand their fanbase and press coverage
All Courses
[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

[Session Youth] Musical Scavenger Hunt

Explore the space around you and open your ears to the musical possibilities inherent within.
[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

[Session Youth] Stop Motion: Animated Stories

Express your creativity through stop motion animation to create dynamic storytelling experiences!
Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Rise Up in Song : Music in Protest

Engage with music in contemporary protest movements worldwide!
[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

[Session Youth] Protest Like An Artist

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Protest Like An Artist [Session Adult]

Work together to build an original song from the ground up, learning music theory and songwriting techniques while developing skills for activist musicianship.
[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Youth] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

[Session Adult] Creating Sound Worlds

Explore improvisation in a multi-instrumental ensemble!
[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 1 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

[Session 2 Youth] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 1 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

[Session 2 Adult] Livescoring

Express and enhance narratives through music!
[Video Series] Business Basics

[Video Series] Business Basics

This mini video series is an essential and accessible how-to of business basics for musicians.
[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

[Private Mentorship] Music Marketing : Branding, Networking & Promotion

A personalized intro to the world of self promotion and marketing in the music industry! Mentorship held over 2 sessions (2 hrs & 1 hr).
[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

[Private Mentorship Adults 18+] “What Now?” : Radio Play & Insights

An individual mentorship for adults 18+ who are already recording musicians, looking to expand their fanbase and press coverage
[Session Youth] Improvisation

[Session Youth] Improvisation

An approachable and accessible class for musicians at any skill level to build confidence and enjoy the art of improv!
[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

[Private Mentorship] Songwriting & Production in the Digital Age

Mentorship for up-and-coming songwriters to thrive as writers, producers and collaborators in the digital musical ecosystem!
[Session Youth] Musical Theory

[Session Youth] Musical Theory

Get a feel for music theory in this introduction to harmony and melody!
[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

[Session Youth] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.
[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

[Session Adult] Ableton World Builder

Learn the basic skills of production through sonic experiments, influenced by the pioneers of electronic music.