Ableton Live Fundamentals is a perfect point of entry if you’re looking to learn this fascinating program, which will open up new possibilities and change the way you think about making music. Ableton Live is not only an ideal tool for recording, but it can also be used for composing, arranging, mixing, and especially performing. This course touches upon all of these fundamentals, as well as production, synthesis, sampling, effects processing, and workflow inside of this unique software.
An authoritative voice in music technology education, she is an associate professor in the Songwriting department at Berklee College of Music and is one of the leading product specialists for the Berlin-based music software company Ableton. A natural collaborator, Erin has had the opportunity to work with an array of artists, from Grammy winners like John Oates, George Massenburg, Kathy Mattea, and Elliot Scheiner, to those at the front lines of the independent movement like Res, Miles Robertson, and Ari Raskin. She holds a degree in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music and has 20+ years of keyboard/piano experience.
Loudon Stearns is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music, a course author and instructor at Berklee Online, and an active media-artist. Within the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music, he prepares students to work as independent composers and producers in a technology-laden music industry. Online, he focuses on the latest electronic music styles and music-technology innovations, showing students how to analyze contemporary styles and use the latest music technology in their own works. An innovator in both education and art, Loudon authored a Massive Open Online Class, "Introduction to Music Production," that has provided high-quality free education to hundreds of thousands of students, received an award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association for "Excellence in Teaching" and received the "Excellence in Media Art" award from the Emerson College Visual and Media Art department.
Our master’s programs are taught by the same world-renowned faculty who teach at Berklee’s Boston campus. You’ll learn from instructors who have experience working with top-selling artists, including Susan Rogers (Prince’s sound engineer, 1983-87), John Kellogg (entertainment attorney who has represented artists including Levert, the O’Jays, and Stat Quo), and more.
Our student body in the master’s program includes working professionals, executives at industry-leading technology and business firms, members of internationally known acts, and the entrepreneurs and producers who will shape the music business landscape of tomorrow.
Further your career by learning master’s-level material with Berklee Online, the online school for Berklee College of Music. Whether you plan to apply to a master’s degree program or just want to round out your professional experience with additional education, you’ll find a graduate course or certificate to suit your needs.