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Ableton Live - Getting your ideas down into a workable format to create a full working track! No prior knowledge needed!

I specialise in making music with the computer when there isn't a whole bunch of theory knowledge there. I can teach you to quickly and efficiently make that tune in your head into a reality, then turn that into a full track.

If you have tried a few tutorials or courses and they didn't fit with you because of all the engineering jargon and theory based approach, this course is for you! I learnt to make music because I was hearing all these songs in my head but wasn't good enough at any instrument to materialise them. Ableton allowed me to hash through ideas, jam with them, then finally turn them into a full working track. I have also worked as a live and studio sound engineer so I do have the theoretical knowledge but can communicate in the language of learners from all different levels.

I think there are a lot of people that just need to express what they have in there head and Ableton is by far the best program for that. It is very intuitive, "jammable" and so much fun!

For me Ableton is my instrument but I also play the drums, piano and bass.

Extra information

You will need your own lap top with a copy of Ableton Live to practice.

Location

At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
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General info

Skills:

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate

Duration:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

Hi,

I have been using Ableton and other DAW's for about 9 years. I taught myself so I have a unique way of working and teaching. I can teach from the non-theoretical angle which I find helps a lot of people that just want to make music and cut out the theory (for now).

Education

I have a Diploma in Sound Engineering although this was mainly to help me get to learn Pro Tools and get me into the live audio industry. My Ableton Live learnings came from myself.

Experience / Qualifications

- Used Ableton to make music in a band for 8 years
- Have knowledge in Pro tools and Logic
- Worked as a sound/stage tech for 2 years

Reviews (1)

Great first lesson. Patrick taught me patiently the first tools of Ableton. He communicates well, and did exactly what he offers, so top teacher!

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