This four day intensive program is centred on discovering the potential of making your own original music with Ableton Live. Through a series of challenges designed to familiarize you with the essentials of digital audio production you will be begin to discover not only the technical ins and outs of the software, but most importantly your own sonic identity. You'll be exposed to a variety beat making techniques, basic melody composition, arrangement essentials, and strategies to get the most out of your audio with FX. By the end of the week each of you will have a fully arranged re-edit as well as the beginnings of your first original production piece that you will present to the class for feedback.
* students are required to bring their own laptop with an installed trial or full version of Ableton Live 9 or 10