Do you make beats, write lyrics/melodies, or play an instrument? Maybe you already have a bunch of songs up on SoundCloud? The Studio is the heart of Totem Star - an encouraging and inclusive creative space to take risks and learn all about music production and performance while building an incredible community. No matter where you are in the creative process, we'd love to help you turn your ideas into music.

Our studio is located at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle.

OPEN: 7/1/19 to 8/29/19
Mondays - 12-4pm
Tuesdays - 12-4pm
Wednesdays - 12-4pm
Thursdays - 12-4pm

CLOSED: 7/4 (Independence Day), 8/6-8/15 (Arts Liberation and Leadership Institute)

FALL 2019
OPEN: 9/9/19 to 12/6/19
Mondays - 2-8pm
Tuesdays - 3-7pm
Wednesdays - 2-8pm
Thursdays - 2-8pm
Fridays - 2-8pm

CLOSED: 10/7-10/11 (The Spotlight Preparation & Rehearsals); 10/14 (Indigenous Peoples’ Day); 11/11 (Veterans Day); 11/25-11/29 (Thingstaken week)

If you're 14-21 years old and are interested in working with us, here's how:

1.  Fill out the Artist Info FormAre you a singer? Rapper? Do you make beats? Play any instruments? This form gives us the information we need to engage with you further.

2. Email us at to get scheduled for a new artist orientation. Meet the team and we'll discuss the logistics of moving forward with your project. You'll meet an amazing community of artists, musicians, and potential collaborators!

3. Once you complete items 1 & 2 above, you will be given the password to book a studio slot through the button below. Studio time can be used for many different things! Recording, beat making, vocal lessons, instrument lessons, and even music business consultations are some of the popular ways our young artists have been using their time. Totem Star is artist-directed, which means you direct, and we support!