Course overview



Increasingly used by creative musicians in a variety of settings, Ableton Live is a powerful, flexible and intuitive music production and performance environment.

Many thanks to Mariano for an excellent Ableton course. he clearly knew the subject matter inside out and structured the course so that users from any musical background could learn what they needed to know for their particular objectives. it's made me keen to undertake a further music production & mastering course at Goldsmiths in the near future.

Participant, 2017

Mariano was an excellent teacher - super passionate about the subject, took the time to answer all our questions, extended lessons to finish answering things/showing us new things.  I really enjoyed the course and this was because Mariano was such an engaging teacher.

Sam, Marketing Officer

Ableton Live can be used for writing, arranging and mixing like a traditional DAW but also contains unique features allowing for improvisation, live triggering, live looping, effect processing, modular synthesis and randomisation. The performance elements can easily become part of a writing and production process, greatly expanding the possibilities of making music on a computer without the need for fiddly programming. This course gives you a solid grounding in the basics of using Live for music creation, enabling you to explore some of the powerful in-depth features and learn how to tailor its operation to your own way of working.



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