Introduction to Music Production using Ableton

Ref: C3680307

On this Electronic Music Production Course, you can learn how to produce music using Ableton Live professional software utilising MIDI, Audio Clips, Audio FX and many advanced techniques. You will have access to a huge selection of sounds, samples and software to produce high quality pieces of music.

Course aim

Learn how to use Ableton Live Music Production Software and create your own tracks using MIDI Synths & Drums and Audio Clips Loops. Learn how to create a track from start to finish whilst developing essential skills and techniques to make music.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create, understand and utilise Audio and MIDI Tracks, Scenes and MIDI Clips
  • Connect a MIDI or others devices such as a keyboard, instruments and launchpads to play in notes, chords or drums as MIDI or Audio. Edit MIDI and Audio to understand quantizing and grooves
  • Access, understand and utilise browser functions with the software
  • Understand basic editing (e.g. Move, copy, past, cut, split, consolidate etc.) within the arrangement and session views. Create and Edit Warp markers and Time stretch audio files.
  • Feel confident to use the software to produce music using audio and midi combined.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All equipment will be provided on the course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to Music Production using Ableton


This course is funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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