MIDI & Beatmaking with Ableton Live (UBC)

Join us for the essential first step for any budding music producer and create your first beats on Ableton Live. Hone your MIDI skills through copying, pasting, duplicating, looping, recording, editing and quantizing. Experiment with MIDI controllers, drum machines and the mixer. Harness the power of structure and rhythm for programming drums. Finally, analyze the stylistic features of various genres to make your productions more authentic and/or commercially viable.

SKU: UBCMP1c Category: Tag:

$1,565 USD

Description

Join us for the essential first step for any budding music producer and create your first beats on Ableton Live. Hone your MIDI skills through copying, pasting, duplicating, looping, recording, editing and quantizing. Experiment with MIDI controllers, drum machines and the mixer. Harness the power of structure and rhythm for programming drums. Finally, analyze the stylistic features of various genres to make your productions more authentic and/or commercially viable.

This course forms part of Digital Media Academy’s Tech Accelerator program, our deep learning journey for 13-18-year-olds. Tech Accelerators fuse expert instruction with real-world partnerships to get you university- and industry-ready. Over sequential Levels, you’ll curate a portfolio of Real-world Client Briefs from our leading tech and creative partners, attend Industry Masterclasses, get one-to-one Pro Mentor support and build a Career Network. Tech Accelerators: Fuel your 21st-century career.

Join us on the beautiful campus of The University of British Columbia for an immersive on-campus learning experience. Outside of your course-specific lesson times, you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and gain a better understanding of life after high school.

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)

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Software:

N.B. You are eligible to save 40% on Live Standard or Suite if you are in full-time education. You will need to verify your educational status within four weeks of purchasing.

By the end of this course:

Graduate with up to three two-minute hip hop, dance, pop or film score productions that feature 6+ MIDI instruments and secure drum programming.

Throughout this course:

Deep dive into the following areas of MIDI & Beatmaking, as meticulously planned by our expert industry professional curriculum designers:

  • Using a Drum Machine
  • Drawing in MIDI
  • Rhythm Basics
  • MIDI Duration
  • Recording MIDI
  • Quantizing
  • MIDI Controllers
  • Intro to Song Sections
  • Duplicating MIDI Sections
  • EDM Beat Essentials: House & Techno
  • EDM Beat Essentials: Dubstep & Downtempo
  • Masterclass
  • Pop Beat Essentials
  • Hip Hop Beat Essentials
  • Film Score Track Essentials
  • Mixing Basics

Build your Future-key Portfolio with a coveted Digital Media Academy Digital Credential

Our Digital Credentials provide recognized, unforgeable evidence of your completion and attainment at Digital Media Academy. They are public-facing, supporting instantaneous posting to LinkedIn, Github and other professional sites, and stackable, allowing you to demonstrate your life-long journey through education and employment. Other early adopters of micro-credentialing include UNESCO, MIT, the University of California and the Government of Ontario (investing $60million over three years from 2020), among many others.

Our issuing partner Convergence.Tech is a world leader in blockchain-based identity and credentials. Their badges are verifiable (including offline), and all data is student-owned forever.

To learn more about digital badges, micro-credentials and our issuing partner Convergence.Techclick here.

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  • Product Type: Tech Accelerators
  • Career Pathway: Music Production
  • Career Track: Music Production
  • Level: 1
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 13-18
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  • Style: Teacher-led
  • Modules:
  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • MIDI & Beatmaking with Ableton Live (UBC)

    Join us for the essential first step for any budding music producer and create your first beats on Ableton Live. Hone your MIDI skills through copying, pasting, duplicating, looping, recording, editing and quantizing. Experiment with MIDI controllers, drum machines and the mixer. Harness the power of structure and rhythm for programming drums. Finally, analyze the stylistic features of various genres to make your productions more authentic and/or commercially viable.

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    $1,565 USD