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Professional Certificate

Ableton Live

Next semester starts April 5



3 Courses (9 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
Only $4,041.90 when paid all at once

Through this Ableton Live Professional Certificate Program, you’ll develop the technical skills to compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit with the Ableton Live software music sequencer. You'll also gain a thorough understanding of many aspects of contemporary electronic music by analyzing and composing in a number of electronic styles. You'll begin by learning Ableton Live's interface and exploring its unique real-time recording and mixing capabilities. The program culminates with in-depth training on Live components such as Operator, Sampler, Analog, Tension, and Electric. You'll gain the chops to bring to life your most creative musical ideas, both in the studio and onstage!

Course Requirements

3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Ableton Live Fundamentals (OMPRD-278)
Erin Barra Loudon Stearns
Level 2 Course
by Erin Barra and Loudon Stearns

In this course you’ll learn all the fundamentals of Ableton Live, covering aspects of production, composition, synthesis, sampling, effects processing, and workflow, inside this unique software.

Performing with Ableton Live (OMPRD-281)
Erik "Hawk" Hawkins
Level 2 Course
by Erik "Hawk" Hawkins

Learn how to use Ableton Live for real-time, dynamic live performances. This course is designed for students with diverse backgrounds—from music producers, DJs, singer/songwriters, and electronic music artists to music directors, podcasters, pastors, and YouTubers.

Ableton Live Techniques: Sampling (OMPRD-282)
Erin Barra Loudon Stearns
Level 2 Course
by Erin Barra and Loudon Stearns

Building on the skills learned in Ableton Live Fundamentals, you will explore the sampler devices in Ableton Live. You’ll begin with common sampling concepts applicable to all samplers, then learn in great depth the techniques that are unique to Ableton Live.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional credential from the world leader in music education
  • Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Bachelor's degree program
  • A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
  • A verified, digital certificate that you can share


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