Loud and Clear STL, a Sonic Arts United initative is a 6-week program designed to support girls, and young women who have an interest in the sonic arts, by providing them with a safe space, and the technology to learn, create and share ideas. 

The desired outcomes are to raise the self-esteem of participants, create bonds that foster mutual respect, and provide the necessary tools, training, and mentorship that shows girls and young women a career in the sonic arts, is an achievable career path for them to follow. 

Advocating for social justice in the U.S. & abroad, Loren D is an international performer & creator, winning awards from the NAACP & many other organizations. Loren D graduated from Hampton University in Virginia with a B.S. in Music Recording Technology, & has excelled as a poet, mezzo soprano, composer, & sound engineer. Originally a Chicagoan, Loren D has since relocated to St. Louis, joining ranks with the FarFetched collective as a post-genre creator & performer. She also teaches music engineering classes at the ex’treme Institute by Nelly, and controls the live sound for countless bands that perform in the Midwest.

Program starts: September 10 - October 15, 2016 
Harris-Stowe State University- Wolff Jazz Institute

3026 Laclede Ave., RM 003-HGA, St. Louis, MO 63103 
Meeting every Saturday from 9:30am-12pm 
Accepting girls in grades 6th-9th 
Only 15 slots available 

Program supported by...

Sonic Arts United, Launch Program- Loud and Clear STL


Get to know our Instructor- Loren D.