The Empire Program trains students for entry-level positions in a variety of areas of music, audio and the recording industry. Workshops are provided in the following areas:
- Voice – Instruction and training are provided to students in performance etiquette, singing, acting, stage presence, professional presentation, delivery and showmanship. At the end of the workshop, the students will go to the recording studio and record a group song.
- Introduction to Music Business: The basics of the music business is discussed. Students break down into groups with group responsible for launching a record label.
- Photography/Videography/Editing: Students shoot stills and video of the voice, sound and business groups. Photos and videos are edited and presented to the group.
To listen to the 2015 Empire students sing, “Be Yourself”, click on play.