Building Blocks

Designed for people who want to jump into the world of making music. Whether you're just getting started or already have experience, Level 1 is where we develop a workflow and philosophy around the creative process. You could be a DJ, a musician, a singer, or just someone who is passionate about music — this course will provide you with the tools and confidence you need to create music in Ableton Live.


Summer Quarter 2019 - Starts July 9th and July 11th

  • Tuesdays 6:30PM (2 spots left!)


  • Thursdays 8:30PM (space available)

11-Week Course Breakdown

  1. Bang The Drum - Intro to Ableton

  2. Groovin’ On - Creating Beats with Drum Rack

  3. Music (Theory) is the Answer - Notes & Scales

  4. Play It Again, for the First Time - Keyboard Techniques

  5. Striking a Chord - Chords & Progressions

  6. You’re Making a Scene - Song Structure

  7. Audible Arrangement - Arrangement View

  8. Warp Tour - Warping Audio

  9. Return of the Send - Return Tracks

  10. Automation Nation - Automation & Effects

  11. Final Project Presentation

Student Perks

  • Access to open hours (weekdays 2:30pm-6:30pm, opportunity to work with other students, receive extra help, etc.)

  • Notes and pre-recorded videos for each week's lesson

  • Access to recorded classes of each week's lesson

  • Early invites to free masterclasses and workshops

  • Student discounts on Ableton and other partner companies

Course Requirements

  • Laptop

  • Headphones

  • Ableton Live 10 (available at a 40% discount to students)


  • Registration Fee* - $250

  • Single Payment - $1000

  • Payment Plan - $375/month for 3 months



Before registering for our courses, we encourage all potential students to book a student tour (free of charge) and come meet our team. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or give us a call at 323-694-6410.