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Introduction to Electronic Music Making using Ableton Live

Saturday 27 Jul at 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Program, Workshop

2-day Introduction to Ableton Live

An image of an electronic music mixing deck
Program, Workshop
Introduction to Electronic Music Making using Ableton Live
27 Jul 2024
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2-day workshop $90
Digital Studio

Do you have a keen interest in electronic music and are aged 14 and above? Coffs Harbour Libraries is excited to present this 2-day Introduction to Ableton Live (Sat 27th and Sat 6 August 10am-2pm). No previous experience is necessary.

In this face-to-face course, facilitator Myles Boyd will introduce participants to the basic techniques required to use Ableton Live with a MIDI controller.

The course is held over two Saturdays at The Digital Studio, level 1, Yarrila Place, Saturday 27 July and Saturday 6 August.

This course will show you how to create a full song and learn all of the parts of Ableton Live when producing music, even without any prior knowledge.

Created for the absolute beginner as well as advanced users who want to expand their knowledge within Ableton Live software.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to create a full track from scratch in Ableton
  • Create different pre-sets and favourites in the browser section for a quick workflow
  • Show how the different controls works and why you should use them
  • Using Ableton live as a music production software

About the facilitator

Myles Boyd is a composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. Starting music from a young age Myles demonstrated a natural affinity with the classical guitar and performed concerts and eisteddfods as early as 6 years of age. After receiving his AMEB grade 8 he was accepted into a leading conservatorium, however, left after a year to pursue other areas of music. His practice at this point shifted to include production and composition, however, he also retained a passion for string instruments. In the transference into production and composition he received Ableton Live certification through Dubspot, New York, before returning to university which he graduated with a Bachelor of music in 2023. In this time Myles passionately explored many facets of music, however, majored in composition and production. Topics of interests have included, theory and analysis, aural training, electronic music production and technology, film scoring, harmony and composition, interactive composition, and musicology.