Learn music making in the 21st Century – Jump start your musical creativity using Ableton Live with instructor Jef Stott.
Learn how to turn your computer into a compositional and live performance powerhouse
Critically acclaimed music producer/ composer/ performer Jef Stott (Six Degrees Records) presents an insightful and dynamic music production workshop to help you jump start your creativity as a composer, DJ or performer using Ableton Live music software.
Through the seminar, attendees will gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of music production by learning Ableton Live music software and its use a compositional tool and its ability to turn your computer into a live performance powerhouse with emphasis placed on DJ and remix techniques.
Students will be shown how to create beats and musical sketches, build custom MIDI instruments and effects, record their own instruments and vocals, introduction to remix techniques and perform DJ sets live.
The course will consist of lecture and lab time to allow students to explore and develop their skills in Ableton and to allow for 1 on 1 interaction between instructor and students. Jef will also discuss key features of various genres of electronic and fusion music, a brief history of electronic music production and new and exciting trends in live performances and presentation of interactive media in mainstream culture.
No previous musical knowledge is required, only an interest in 21st Century music making !