Create, Finish & Perform Music with Ableton Live

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Create, Finish & Perform Music with Ableton Live

15-17 August • Ages: 15+
10:00-4:00
Three days • £195
Venue:
Vanbrugh Studio (formerly Steinberg Studio)
Tutor: Sie Medway-Smith

Course description
Take the next step in your music production work - writing, recording, sequencing, mixing and mastering - using the industry-leading Ableton Live software. The course is suitable for anyone who is interested or already has experience using GarageBand, Logic Pro, Cubase, Pro Tools, Reason, Ableton Live or any other music production software. Refine your technique and skills for creating and finishing music on Live and all other software. 

The course is taught by Sie Medway-Smith, a producer, songwriter and engineer who works on commercial records all over the world, with diverse artists including Rudimental, Chemical Brothers, Bjork and Massive Attack. 


What the course involves
• Bring your own laptop* (we’ll provide the software**) 
• Introduction to the Live interface & workflow
• Why use Ableton Live? 
• Recording MIDI and audio
• Effects and processing
• Refine your mix skills
• Working inside the box - learn & exploit the tools you have
• Write your own song
• Sharing your music
• Performing with Ableton Live
• Hardware & audio equipment surgery: what to upgrade next? 

Got a question? Please email us.

Booking Notes
Parents booking this course on behalf of a child aged 15 to 17 please note that the lunch break is unsupervised. By booking this course you confirm that you understand this.

Eligibility
The course is suitable for anyone who loves music and is interested in, or already has experience of, using GarageBand, Logic Pro, Cubase, Pro Tools, Reason, Ableton Live or any other music production software.

Required equipment
*Use of a laptop for this course is essential. Please bring your own, or select the hire option as you book - to guarantee availability, hired laptops must be booked before Wednesday 3rd August.

**Ableton Live software is provided free of charge for duration of the course, and will also be available to buy with an exclusive discount for course participants.

Booking now closed. We do occasionally have last-minute places available - please email us to check!