Ex'treme Institute by Nelly Launches Workshop Series

By Cara Wegener
In Culture

Vatterott College Ex’treme Institute by Nelly is launching a new workshop series for the public. The third Friday of every month, you can dive right into your dreams with the help from music industry veterans. Classes include the basics of analog recording, synth and drum machines, publishing and more!


Alonzo “Zo” Lee will lead a publishing workshop Dec. 18. St. Louis native and a member of the award-winning duo The Trak Starz—selling more than 20 million records and working with the likes of Britney Spears, Usher, Chingy, Ludacris and Janet Jackson.

On Jan. 15 a workshop titled “Turn Your Beats Into A Business” will be led by Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum hip-hop producer Wyshmaster. Wyshmaster got his start working in video games and has worked his way up to work with artists, television, movies, internet and radio. He was nominated for his work on “I’m On A Boat Feat. Lonely Island and T-Pain” and has worked with Chingy, Nelly, T-Pain, Pitbull, Tech N9ne, and St. Lunatics.

For more information, call EI at 314.657.4400. Space is limited. More workshops will be announced early 2016. Learn more here.

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