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Ableton Live + Push 2 See All Times

January 5, 2018

Here is the ultimate entry to electronic music production created for beginners or those looking to utilize the Ableton Live application. This course provides a solid foundation in the functionality of the software and the Ableton Push MIDI controller.

By the end of the course, students will have the know-how to accomplish the end goal of completing songs ready for mastering and submission to the Chicago Phonic record label.

Topics include:

  • Beat Making
  • Chords and Chord Progressions
  • Basic Songwriting
  • Sampling
  • Arrangements and Mixing
  • Basic Synthesis
  • Audio Effects
  • Plug-Ins

Students will be using the Ableton Live Suite Software on iMac computers along with Ableton Push 2 MIDI controllers.

This course meets for 2 hours twice a week for 4 weeks. 16 curriculum hours total.

Enrollment will also include access to ‘open studio’ time in the CP Beat Lab for the duration of the class (four weeks).

*Students are more than welcome to use their own laptops during the course if desired. If you do not own Ableton Live, you can download the free, fully featured Ableton Live Trial. The trial version will allow you to save and export your work for 30 days. If you use the trial version, do not download it until the course is scheduled to begin.


Fri, Jan 05

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Jan 10

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Jan 12

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Jan 17

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Jan 19

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Jan 24

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Jan 26

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Wed, Jan 31

6:30pm - 8:30pm