Our Music Production Program is centered around Ableton Live software. Ableton Live has revolutionized the music industry by putting the power in the hands of the producer. Ableton is a Germany-based company created and operated not just by developers but by rather by musicians. It’s one of the reasons for how intuitive people find it’s music production software and hardware once comfortable with it.
With this course you will learn to produce in our state of the art studio where every student’s station is equipped with a full suite of Ableton Live software, APC40 Controller, and Ableton Push. Our small class sizes and open learning environment with ample practice time will ensure your success. Our instructors will challenge your creativity while strengthening your technical skills. This program has an emphasis on self-directed goal-oriented audio production.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Critical listening
- Basic music theory
- Workflow development
- Sound design
- Song arrangement
- Programming MIDI and MIDI effects
- Synthesis and sampling
Music production 101 is geared towards the absolute beginner. There is no prerequisite other than an interest in composing music electronically. Learn to create basic beats and bass lines in Ableton Live and begin learning the vocabulary of electronic music. Production 101 is a great class to test the waters of electronic music and see if it peaks your interest.
Music Production 102 is an intermediate class. The class is geared towards students who know they want to produce music, who are avid listeners, rappers, djs, instrumentalists, or those with a little bit of compositional experience. In this class we will learn to produce a track in Ableton Live from beginning to end, learn about a variety of synths, learn different styles of workflow, as well as how to critically listen to music.
Not sure if Ableton Live is the software for you?
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The Music Production Certificate Program is available on weeknights from 7pm—10:30 pm and weekends from 11am—2:30pm and 3pm—6:30pm.