Ableton Live is popular with DJs and music producers across the globe including the likes of Sasha, Daft Punk, Skrillex and Richie Hawtin. Point Blank's Ableton course provides the perfect platform for DJs who are looking to make the move into producing their own music and offers a unique, creative approach to music production. It's perfect for beginners but takes you way beyond that level by the end. You will learn how to create and mix your own tracks utilizing audio, MIDI and effects. This course is taught in small, exclusive groups by a certified Ableton training instructor with tonnes of innovative and up-to-the-minute live and studio experience to pass on. Point Blank is proud to offer our students the best equipped Ableton Live facility in the world: each iMac workstation includes a Push controller, Maschine, Ableton Live, Native Instruments Komplete, Kontrol 49 and Output's excellent REV. If you want to take your studies further, check out the Music Production & DJ Diploma.
2 evening classes (6.30 - 9.30pm)
You can take this course without any prior experience. It is creative and practical in nature so academic grades are not required to enroll. Point Blank ensures that students have a sound grasp of all the fundamental music production skills before moving on to more complex techniques in later course modules.
|Music Production & Sound Design Advanced Diploma||3 days per week (11am-6pm; some evening options available 6:30-9:30pm)|
|Music Production & Sound Design Diploma||3 days per week (11am-6pm; some evening options available 6:30-9:30pm)|
|Music Production & Sound Design Certificate||2 days per week (11am-6pm)|
|Music Production & Composition Award||2 days per week (11am-6pm); or 1 day + 2 evenings (6:30pm-9:30pm)|
|Sound Design & Mixing Award||2 days per week (11am-6pm)|
|Intro To Music Production: Ableton Live||2 evenings per week (6:30pm-9:30pm)|
|Mastering||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Maschine ||1 day per week (Sunday, 11am-6pm)|
|Music Business||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Complete DJ||1 day per week (11am-6pm)|
|Weekend DJ Course||2 days (Saturday & Sunday, 11am-6pm)|
Please note your classes will be scheduled before the start of each term. Call for details. In addition to classes, students are expected to schedule sufficient studio practical work each week. The studio facilities are open to you outside your lectures times gaining you valuable studio time and reinforcing the skills learned in class.
To arrange an appointment at PB Los Angeles please contact us. Our Admissions Team will show you around the facilities, answer questions and help you to sign up. Address: Mack Sennett Studios, 1215 Bates Ave, Silverlake, LA, CA90029. We have scheduled dates that we can share with you and if these are not convenient will also be happy to arrange a time that suits you.
None. Every student has access to their own workstation in class and during their studio practical work. If you decide to buy equipment for your home studio then we will be happy to arrange student discounts from Apple Education, Ableton, Pioneer and other leading industry partners.
Yes. Classes are usually available in the evening and at weekends and we will be happy to arrange a timetable to fit around your work commitments. Please check with a Course Advisor to see what classes are available.
There are many student residency options near to the LA School. Please visit our Student Accommodation page for more info.
Our courses have limited availability and get booked well in advance, so we recommend enrolling as soon as you are ready to secure your place and avoid disappointment.
If you have further questions, don't be shy, please contact a Course Advisor who will be happy to help.