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FAQs

How long is a class?

Each masterclass lasts four hours. This includes brief comfort breaks and refreshments (provided).

Morning classes begin no later than 9:30am at our studio, or 10am on location. Afternoon classes begin no later than 2pm.

Lunch (provided) is usually half an hour.

What are the fees?

The fees for one-to-one masterclasses are:

  • Full day course (two classes): £350
  • Half day class: £200

For group bookings, please contact us to discuss rates.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes, we offer discounts for block bookings:

  • Book four half days and save £200
  • Book four full days and save £400

Where are classes held?

Samplecraze masterclasses are held in our home studio in High Wycombe, UK.

For full-day bookings, we can travel to you, although keep in mind that you will not be able to benefit from our acoustically treated room and monitors. We can travel up to 1.5 hours, and travel time is normally billable.

Is the venue accessible?

We welcome students with disabilities and will do everything we can to accommodate your requirements. There is ample space for wheelchair use in the studio, which is on one level, but there are steps to our front door. If this is a problem, then we can travel to you: please contact us to discuss.

Do you offer remote Masterclasses via Skype?

Not at this time. However if you are interested in learning from home, check out our video tutorials.

How do I book a class?

Email us at [email protected] or call on (+44) 01494 528419 to book.

How and when are fees payable?

Fees for half-day or full-day classes must be paid fully at the time of booking.

Fees for bookings of four or more classes must be paid 50% at the time of booking, with the balance paid on the day of the first class. 

Payment is by PayPal to [email protected] or bank transfer.

What if I need to cancel a booking?

If you need to cancel, please give us as much notice as possible. We will refund your fee minus PayPal charges.

Should I do any preparation before a class?

Yes. Please send us an example of your mixing and, if appropriate, links to artists and producers whose sound you would like to model. Your mix should be sent as a stereo WAV file.

If you've booked a Mix Lab class, you'll need to send us individually rendered tracks from your digital audio workstation. If you are unsure how to do this, please contact us.

Are there any subjects that you don't teach?

Yes. Samplecraze masterclasses do not cover: 

  • Music arranging
  • Learning to read or play music
  • Live sound
  • Music theory
  • Turntable-based production

I have a question that isn't listed here.

No problem. Call us on (+44) 01494 528419 or email [email protected].