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Jarod G.

Jarod G.

Armin Van Buuren's Armada Music and Hardwell's Revealed Recordings - are some of the biggest independent EDM record labels in the world, and I am lucky enough to have released on both (and many more including Sony/Disco:Wax, etc.)! Now let me help you improve your music production skills, of any genre, and help guide your music to the same quality. Whether your goal is to just learn music production/mixing for fun or to turn it into a full-time career, I am here to help. Berklee College of Music student who majored in Electronic Music Production & Sound Design, as well as Music Business. I was also mentored by a platinum selling producer. Most recently I was working as the audio engineer and studio manager for the rapper Twista. I love helping others and giving back the knowledge I have in music. I grew up classically trained on the clarinet. I can help you take your career to the next level by understanding audio, mixing, production, mastering, and more.
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Ryan T.

Ryan T.

Modern technological tools are revolutionizing the possibilities for musical artists. By learning about music production, you can have the sounds of the orchestra, rock band, and beyond all at your finger tips. I offer instruction in Ableton Live and other related software. Depending on your goals, music production lessons can include instruction on synthesis, realistic sounding manipulation of samplers, recording, mixing and mastering. If these terms sound like Greek to you, that's fine too! All that is required for music production lessons is an interest in creating music with a computer and other pieces of music technology. I also offer lessons in composition, music theory, arranging, and piano performance. These subjects may also be included, if applicable. On the first lesson with a new student, I'll always go over the options for potential areas of study and work with the student to develop an appropriate course of study customized to their needs and interests. For information on the other areas of study that I offer instruction in, see the drop down menu near the upper-right of my profile. Cancellation Policy: Please cancel lessons with as much advance notice as possible. Lessons that are cancelled with less than 3 hours notice will be considered "missed lessons," and will be charged full price. If you do not arrive to a lesson on time and do not contact me, I will wait at least 15 minutes.
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Dylan T.

Dylan T.

I am an internationally touring artist and I have performed at over 400 nightclubs, festivals, and events alongside artists like Marshmello, Drake, The Chainsmokers, Snoop Dogg, DJ Snake, Lil Baby, Steve Aoki & many more. I am a resident DJ for OMNIA, TAO, and a variety of other hospitality brands and venues. My first original single RAW ft. Mikey Ceaser went #1. I have 10+ years of experience with music production and have taught hundreds of people to produce & dj worldwide. I learned music production at the world-renowned Dubspot Electronic Music Production and DJ School in Los Angeles, and graduated from the DJ/Producer Masters Program with certifications in Ableton & Rekordbox. I am offering music production mentoring online and in person for people of all ages and skill levels. I can teach anything from the basics of music production to advanced techniques in any genre. I will also help you with everything from brand development to creative direction, release strategies, promotions, marketing, artwork, and much more. I love creating music and helping others reach their goals. I look forward to working with you and helping you to achieve your goals!
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I worked with Dylan over the past few months, and I am really pleased with the progress I have seen. With his help, I have dramatically increased the breadth of knowledge of the tools available to me

Edward Jen (Ableton lessons with Dylan T.)

zack is a talented musician. he is smart and fun. You will learn so much with him as he knows lots about ableton and music.

James (Ableton lessons with Zach P.)

very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better

Martin (Ableton lessons with David L.)

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Adryan Brown (Ableton lessons with Devin A.)

I worked with Dylan over the past few months, and I am really pleased with the progress I have seen. With his help, I have dramatically increased the breadth of knowledge of the tools available to me

Edward Jen (Ableton lessons with Dylan T.)

zack is a talented musician. he is smart and fun. You will learn so much with him as he knows lots about ableton and music.

James (Ableton lessons with Zach P.)

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Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation used for composing, recording, and mastering music. It also has features that let you control aspects like stage lighting and visual effects. If you’re interested in tapping into the music industry, learning this software is a must.

Whether you’re looking to learn this program as a hobby or to expand your resume, our Ableton lessons are a great place to start. At TakeLessons, we offer helpful in-person sessions and the best online Ableton lessons out there. Sign up with us today to learn your way around this high-tech software like a pro.

Certified Ableton Teachers

Here at TakeLessons, we offer the best selection of Ableton teachers. Our teachers are well-versed in this technology and have the skills and knowledge to help you learn all the ins and outs of using the program. What’s more, we require all of our teachers to undergo background checks and earn their certification.

To find an Albeton tutor near you, check out our listing of certified teachers. Each teacher has a profile that features information about their background, reviews from previous students, and details about their availability. You can also see their starting rates, which will range between $18 and $200 an hour, depending on the individual teacher. The average 60-minute session costs $79, while a 30-minute lesson is $48 on average.

Once you’ve narrowed down our teachers and decided on your ideal match, choose your schedule and select your lesson package in order to begin mastering this incredible music-centric program.

Ableton Online Lessons for All Ages

When it comes to putting yourself out there and challenging yourself to learn a new skill, you might worry about your age getting in the way. However, with the help of our tutors, you don’t have to give that another thought because anyone can learn Ableton—no matter their age!

Our tutors are experienced at teaching Ableton lessons for kids and adults alike. They help students of all ages make sense of this music software so that they can work toward their musical goals.

Remember, age is just a number, so sign up for your in-person or online Ableton lessons with us today.

Ableton Lessons for All Levels

Maybe you’ve been composing and recording music with Ableton for the past three years, and now you’re looking to really take your skills up a notch. Or perhaps you’ve never even seen this program in action. Wherever you are in your learning process, our private lessons can help.

Here at TakeLessons, we teach students of all skill levels. You will have no trouble finding Ableton lessons for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced students. Your tutor will determine your current skills and inquire about your goals to create a customized lesson plan that aligns with all your preferences.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Ableton Lessons

Your teacher may cover the following topics:

  • Setup, configuration, plugins, and getting started
  • Interface overview and keyboard shortcuts
  • Tracks, packs, and file management
  • Setting and saving presets
  • Exploring instruments and effects
  • Recording and capturing MIDI
  • Basic music theory

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Ableton Lessons

Your teacher might choose to cover some of the following topics in intermediate lessons:

  • Synthesizing
  • Sequencing and editing MIDI clips
  • Session view vs. arrangement view
  • Using Live's mixer and wavetables
  • Getting into Groove Pool
  • Dual screen mode
  • Using channel EQ and Max for Live

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Ableton Lessons

Content studied in advanced lessons depends on the student's interests, but your instructor might choose to cover some of the following topics:

  • Sidechaining audio
  • Learn Ableton Push
  • Workshop music
  • Professional production advice
  • Performance preparation and setup
  • Music business and industry guidance

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Is Ableton Live hard to learn?


No, Ableton is not considered a difficult program to master, but it may require some time, dedication, and patience. To help put yourself on the fast track toward learning all the ins and outs, we recommend signing up for private Ableton lessons with us.

Under the instruction of a private teacher, you can ask questions and discover the many different features in no time. We also suggest learning with an instructor if there are specific aspects of the program that you’d like to focus on to ensure you get the most out of the software’s offerings.

How long does it take to learn Ableton?


How long it takes to learn this program depends on how much time you dedicate to practicing and how much you already know about software like this. If you’re committed, it may take you anywhere from one to six months to make sense of it all.

However, you may be able to speed up your progress if you sign up for private Ableton lessons. During your one-on-one instruction, your teacher can help you learn the features that interest you most. This approach allows you to not waste any time focusing on aspects that don’t align with your goals.

How can I access Ableton lessons?


You can sign up for Ableton lessons right here at TakeLessons! We offer lessons for students of all ages and skill sets to ensure you get the instruction you need to master this software. Our lessons are affordable and hassle-free, as we feature both in-person and online learning opportunities. Join our lessons today to work one-on-one with a private tutor committed to your success.

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