Lauren Kop
Los Angeles, CA
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Lauren Kop

Lauren K.

Los Angeles, CA
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Even if you've never touched Ableton before, I will get you creating right away :) As a self-produced synth-pop artist under the moniker mini bear, I have experience teaching at both beginner and advanced levels. Having taught one-on-one in various environments, including at Apple, I have the ability to translate seemingly difficult concepts into relatable information. I have a strong background in music theory, songwriting, and synthesis, and I will show you how you can best use Ableton as a creative tool to reach your artistic potential.

About Lauren K.

As a vocalist, synth-player, composer, and producer, I use my knowledge and experience in technology based professions to explore the relationship between music and tech.

As a “synth-enthusiast” who uses analog synths in sound design , I have cultivated a vivid musical aesthetic under the moniker mini bear, with which I have written, produced, and released 2 EPs and 1 full length album. Illustrating a sound rich in 80s referenced romantic nostalgia, mini bear has garnered praise and recognition from respected media such as Grimy Goods, Impose Magazine and international indie press. I am currently an active performer in Los Angeles, and I have played at local venues such as The Echo, Resident, The Hi Hat, Bootleg Theatre, Moroccan Lounge, and The Satellite.

My role as a teacher has grown over the span of 10+ years. As a Creative Trainer at the Apple store, I taught customers Logic Pro in both private one-on-one and workshop settings. I have also taught workshops on Ableton topics through Play Like A Girl and IO Music Academy. In addition to teaching adults, I have taught music production and Ableton to children ages 10-15 at Girls Rock music camp. I have been producing in Ableton Live for the past five years, and I provide consulting sessions to determine work flow efficiency. Content and teaching styles are customized based upon the learners skills and learning styles. I currently teach music production and synthesis at IO Music Academy in Hollywood.

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Drew
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Lauren is the best. I had taken a few online tutorials in Ableton, but it wasn’t until I had help putting all the pieces together in person that it started to click.

She is friendly, patient and she has an incredible understanding of Ableton. Highly recommended and grateful for her lessons.

Posted Nov 19, 2018
Corey
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Lauren is a fantastic teacher, patient and thorough in her technique. I learned so much from taking lessons with her!

Posted Sep 19, 2018
Ihui - Polartropica
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Lauren's expertise and creativity really shines through during the lessons!! It's the perfect mix of a thorough, methodical lesson but also fun and extremely engaging, with room for our individual visions and artistry to shine through on Ableton. I can't recommend her enough, She's the best out there!!!

Posted Sep 18, 2018
Pam
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Lauren was informative and organized but best of all, she explained each step of the recording process in a way that was easy to follow and understand. She used concrete examples and had me practice them on my own Ableton session to reinforce my learning.

Posted Sep 18, 2018

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Experience

Instructor
Mar 2019 - Present

IO Music Academy

I teach synthesis / sound design and music production with Ableton Live using both software and hardware synths.

Music Production Instructor
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Girls Rock Camp Santa Barbara

I designed the curriculum for their new music production program. Students learned how to write, produce, and mix a song within a week.

Creative Trainer
May 2010 - Sep 2015

Apple

As a Logic Certified trainer, I taught Logic Pro in both one-on-one and workshop environments.

Education

Bachelor of Music - Classical Voice and Music Education
Sep 2001 - May 2007

San Diego State University

Certifications

Logic Pro X
Jun 2013

Apple

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