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Short Term Course

Course Description

This three week intensive course is aimed at anyone with an intended eagerness to make or create music using Ableton Live. From an absolute beginner, intermediate, through to an expert level producer, you all can all apply for this course and will benefit from the shared knowledge of the certified tutor. This course will take you through the basics of audio, an essential understanding of the history of recorded music, physics of sound, decibels and reading meters, studio equipment conducive to music production in the home or professional studio space, unto learning Ableton Live as a tool for music creation and live performance.

Pre Requisite :  None

Awards on Completion :  Seamedu certification on successful completion of the course

Who should take this course : 

  • DJ’s
  • Musicians
  • Aspiring Music Producers
  • FL Studio users
  • Anyone who wants to make music

Course Details

Date Day of the Weeks Time Duration Cost Location
Monday, 27th November 3 weeks (21 days) 45,000/- + GST

Course Highlights

  • Globally recognized training from an Ableton Certified Trainer.
  • Unlimited access to the well equipped music production lab, 1:1 student to wroskstations ratio for class and practice before and after the classroom training.
  • Hands on access to MIDI keyboards, push 2 controllers and an analog synthesiser.
  • Seamedu Certificate upon successful completion

Course Content

Introduction to audio Physics of sound Decibels and metering Studio Equipment; for home and professional setups.

Fundamentals of digital audio Digital signal processing via the use of audio effects

Foundations of electronic music production; MIDI, Sampling & Synthesis.

Make Music with Logic Pro

Opening Logic, Exploring the Interface, Starting a Project with Apple Loops, Navigating the Project, Building an Arrangement, Mixing the Song, and Exporting the mix.

Recording Audio

Setting Up Digital Audio Recording Settings, Recording a Single Track, Recording Additional Takes, Recording Multiple Tracks, Punching In and Out (On the Fly and Automatic), Changing Recording and Metronome settings.

Editing Audio

Camping Takes, Assigning Mouse Tools, Editing Audio Regions in the Arrange Area, Deleting

Unused Audio Files, Manipulating the Waveform with the Flex Tool and Editing Audio

Destructively in the Sample Editor

Recording MIDI

Recording MIDI, Quantizing MIDI Recordings, Merging Recordings into a MIDI Region, Recording MIDI Takes, Using Punch Recording, Using Step Input Recording and Filtering Incoming MIDI events

Programming and Editing MIDI

Programming in the Piano Roll Editor, Editing a MIDI Recording, Using the Score Editor, Editing Notes with a MIDI Keyboard, Editing Note Velocity Using Hyper Draw, Editing MIDI Continuous Controller Events and Editing in the Event List

Programming Drums

Programming a Drum Pattern in Ultrabeat, Changing the Groove in the MIDI Editors, Creating a Snare Roll Using the Hyper Editor, Converting a MIDI Sequence into an Audio Region and Converting an Audio Region into a Sampler Instrument Track

Manipulating Tempo and Time Stretching

Matching the Project Tempo to an Audio Region’s Tempo, Inserting Tempo Changes and Curves, Creating Apple Loops, Changing the Playback Pitch and Speed with Varispeed, Time Stretching and Tempo Matching with Flex Time Editing and Creating a Turntable or Tape Slowdown Effect

Arranging and Preparing for the Mix

Previewing the Song, Using Existing Material to Fill in Parts, Adding and Deleting Sections, Muting Elements and Cleaning Up Noisy Recordings

Mixing

Previewing the Final Mix, Using the Amp Designer, Using the Pedalboard, Adjusting Levels, Choosing Pan Positions, Choosing EQ Settings, Using Delay and Reverberation, Using Dynamic Processing Plug-ins and Tips and Tricks

Automating the Mix and Using Control Surfaces

Creating and Editing Offline Automation, Recording Live Automation, Using Control Surfaces and Exporting the Mix

Troubleshooting and Optimization

Making Backups, Solving Audio and MIDI Routing Problems, Optimizing Hardware Performance and Addressing Unexpected Behaviors

Certification Exam

Students take an end user exam to earn Apple Certified Pro, Logic Pro 9 Level One status.

Information About the Faculty

Hozaifa has been an educator since 2014 and currently teaches in the Sound engineering department at Seamedu. Being an ABleton Certified trainner he uses Ablton at its core and includes topics such as studio equipment, microphones and miking techniques, signal processing, ear training and mixing. Since 2015 he also runs an independent mastering service under the name Waves Kraft Mastering.

Hozaifa believes in teaching Ableton and its related concepts in a functional way that allows students to develop their own way of working with Live, as well as helps them create their signature sound through sound design, sampling and signal processing and synthesis techniques. Hozaifa has had the honor of representing Ableton at the ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event), Mumbai 2017 His dedication to teaching was recognised by the IRAA (Indian Recording Arts Awards), when he was nominated for and received the Dronacharya Award for teachers in Audio Education for the year 2017

Accomodation

Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism provides accommodation assistance to all international students. You can contact our student guidance counselors to learn more about stay facilities near the campuses.

Hostel fees for international students at Bangalore campus ( On Campus ) :-
Single – 1480 USD ( p.a )
Twin sharing – 1380 USD ( p.a )

Approximate cost of lodging and food at Pune and Bangalore Campus ( Off Campus ) :-
2760 USD ( p.a )

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