Music Production & Songwriting with Ableton
28 June 2020
3 July 2020
Music is a powerful part of the human collective experience and like so much of our lives these days music is increasingly expanding it’s boundaries thanks to technology. Students will learn the creative process of songwriting and the technical theory behind modern day music and songs. At the beginning of the week, students will understand the process of music production, essential music theory, and how to compose music.
Later in the week, students will learn how to combine different types of sounds that are inspired by styles of music and how to record and edit a live performance in Ableton Live 10. Students will learn advanced music production and audio engineering techniques. By the end of the week students will have composed and produced their own song, and will have applied advanced concepts of music production.
Hardware and Software
Ableton Live 10 + Akai MIDI Keyboard
1 Week (Mon-Fri)
Daily Camp Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Number of Students
Students are required to bring headphones. Experience with Digital Audio Workstations is helpful, but not required.
What Students Learn
The technical theory of audio engineering
The creative process of songwriting
Music theory and composition tips
How to record a song from start to finish
How to use EQ, effects, and automation
Mixing and mastering techniques
What Students Create
An original composition or remix
A polished final mix of their finished song
A rough mix of another student’s song
Came Overview + Schedule
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Personalized Feedback + Student Achievement Report
Diploma or Certificate of Completion
Low staff to student ratios
Take home select technology hardware
Alumni Club Benefits
At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 3:00 pm and is typically finished by 4:00 pm.