ELECTRONIC MUSIC COMPOSITION & ARRANGEMENT [NYC]
Learn the music theory and composition techniques to express musical ideas efficiently.
Unleash Your Creativity
Learn the music theory and composition skills needed to express musical ideas quickly and efficiently, and learn arrangement techniques to structure your ideas into a completed track.
Rhythmic Structure and Drum Programming
Learn how beats in various genres are composed rhythmically, and how manipulating drums rhythmically will add groove and feeling to your song.
Melodies, Chords, Basslines
Understand how scales, chords, and intervals form the basis of music composition, and learn piano basics to compose a strong melody, chord progression, and bassline.
Explore the most common song structure types in popular and electronic music, and learn how to apply structure to your own tracks by analyzing tracks by successful producers.
Instrumentation and Arrangement
Learn to choose instruments according to range, timbre, and function, to best express the mood of your track, and arrange parts in a cohesive way.
Tension, Release, through Variation
Learn how to keep your track interesting through the use of variation, applying effective techniques to create tension and release.
Transitions and Finishing Touches
Discover how creating smooth transitions and ear candy will add the final polish to your arrangement, and add finishing touches to your track.
Next class starts: April 19, 2022
Standard course price
Early bird rate
[expires 1 month before each start date]
A step-by-step curriculum
at an Ableton Certified Training Center
Save hours of time by learning exactly what you need to know, instead of watching countless hours of YouTube videos. Our structured curriculum and expert instructors will ensure you get where you want much faster.
-Major & minor keys and scales
-Triads, 7th chords, inversions
-Melody, chord progressions, basslines
-Instrumentation + ranges
-Variation (drums and melodic)
-Transitions, ear candy
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