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Creative Coding with Sonic Pi

Maker Cube Society

Monday, 23 October 2017 at 3:30 PM - Monday, 11 December 2017 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

Creative Coding with Sonic Pi

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Make beats, mix music tracks, produce and record! Sonic Pi is a new music education technology that engages kids with coding through creative expression. Kids write programs to live-mix their own music. In this 8-week course youth are taught basic programming skills through fun explorative musical experimentation.


This course provides an affordable way of learning cutting edge skills in technology through creative expression. Come join us for an exciting new program that challenges everything you think you know about music education!


Creative Coding with Sonic Pi: A Week-by-Week Breakdown

  • Week 1: Hacking Music: learn how to navigate the interface and create a simple melody
  • Week 2: Loops: learn all about iteration
  • Week 3: Nested Beats: make drum beats using samples, parameters, and different kinds of loops
  • Week 4: Your First Composition: Add effects to synths, define variables, and sync your music with drums
  • Week 5: Conditionals: develop unique conditionals and use them to quiz each other
  • Week 6: Lists and Indexes: learn how to use lists and indexes to create musical melodies and patterns
  • Week 7: Compose a song part 1: Use the skills you learned to create your own music
  • Week 8: Compose a song part 2: Learn how to perform your song live!

This is an 8 week long course, 90 minute sessions each on Mondays between 3:30 and 5:00pm from October 23rd to December 11th. The course will be held at the Surrey City Centre Library in the Computer Learning Centre (2nd floor).


Registration is $40 per student. Seating is very limited so please register as soon as possible to reserve a spot. Recommended age range is 12-18 with no previous programming knowledge required. Students will also receive a USB flash drive with a copy of the software they can take home.


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This workshop series is hosted by the Maker Cube Society in partnership with Surrey Public Library. For more information about Makercube check out our website at

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Surrey Library
10350 University Drive
Surrey, BC V3T 4C3

Monday, 23 October 2017 at 3:30 PM - Monday, 11 December 2017 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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