Getting Started With Ableton Live
Learn to make music with Ableton Live in 4 weeks.
Dates: Sundays in August (Aug 9, 16, 23, 30)
Time: 10am to 1pm
A four week introductory Ableton Live course lead by Ableton Certified Trainer Serafin Sanchez. Attendees will learn to write, produce and mix a your own music from start to finish.
About the Course:
This 4 week long, introductory course will walk you through creating a song from start to finish using Ableton Live. Each of the four weeks builds on the previous. The final week culminates with a listening party/live performance.
Weekly sessions are 10am - 1pm:
- Week 1: Aug 9 - About Live, Recording and Editing MIDI
- Week 2: Aug 16 - Recording and Editing Audio
- Week 3: Aug 23 - Sampling, Drum Racks, Sound Design
- Week 4: Aug 30 - Arrangement, Mixing, Live Performance
This beginning level course is designed for music makers who want to make music with Ableton Live music production software. This course might be for you if:
- you play an instrument like voice, guitar, sax, bass, and are new to music production software
- you are a beat maker working in another software but are brand new to Ableton Live.
- you’ve wanted to learn how to make music with the computer
- you are a songwriter that wants to learn how to create song ideas and build arrangements
Sessions will teach fundamentals of using Ableton Live as well as techniques in music production, music theory, sound design, composition, arrangement and live performance.
Classes will take place on August 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10-1pm at The Youth Media Studio
1301 W. 10th Ave. Denver, CO. 80204
Join a limited number of students and immerse yourself in a fun, creative and collaborative music experience.
What will I need?
Ableton Live 9 Suite
A FREE 30 day trial of Live 9 Suite can be downloaded at www.ableton.com. If you have never downloaded Live 9 Suite before you can download it on Aug 1 and use it for the entire duration of the course even if you own another version if Ableton Live.
A Mac or PC computer. A laptop is best so that you can bring it to class to follow along with and collaborate during the open lab.
An 8GB flash drive of hard drive to store session projects, samples and videos on.
10% of all ticket proceeds will be donated to Youth On Record.org
Buddy Pass - $399
Sign up with a friend and get $100 off each of your tickets to the course. Ticket includes enrollment in the 4 week Getting Started With Live course. Access to all downloadable Ableton Live sets, samples and racks. Access to private Facebook group.
Early Bird - $399
Receive one free 30min private training session with Ableton Certified Trainer Serafin Sanchez and $100 of a Regular Enrollment. Includes enrollment in the 4 week Getting Started With Live course. Access to all downloadable Ableton Live sets, samples and racks. Access to private Facebook group.
Regular Enrollment - $499
Enrollment in the 4 week Getting Started With Live course. Access to all downloadable Ableton Live sets, samples and racks. Access to private Facebook group.
Single Week Session - $150
Just want to come for some of the class? A single week ticket gives you access to course content for a week of your choice.
60 Minute Session - $75
60 minute private training session. One on one customized instruction for Ableton Live, music production, sound design, composition, music theory, live performance.
30 Minute Session - $50
30 minute private training session. One on one customized instruction for Ableton Live, music production, sound design, composition, music theory, live performance.
Terms & Conditions
Class size is very limited, enroll soon. Refunds after Aug 8th are not allowed. Class will include 2hs of lecture/demonstration and 1hr of instructor lead lab/activity/collaboration time.