Ableton Music Producer Program

Beats & Pieces
Sound Design & Synthesis
Mixing & Mastering
Workflow & Artist Development
Finishing Your Masterpiece with One to One Studio Mentoring
36-Hour VIP Short Course Pass

Ableton Music Producer Program | Los Angeles & Live Online (33% Off)

Created for the next generation of producers looking to get serious with their music using Ableton Live Suite. This Music Producer Program is for complete beginners, and more experienced self-taught students, seeking formal training to fill in gaps in workflow. It consists of 120 hours of world-class music production training in Ableton, and six hours of one-to-one mentoring on your music in our pro studio, with a producer/engineer of your choice from our superior roster. Work towards your certificate, while producing your own release-worthy music.

Learn sampling, advanced synthesis, and audio manipulation techniques to greatly expand your music and sound production capabilities. You will also develop your working knowledge of Ableton Live, with seamless integration into Push 2 hardware, learning how to use your DAW efficiently and effectively.

Dive into Ableton Live Suite, and cover all aspects of music production in this revolutionary DAW, as well as Ableton Live Suite’s powerful add-ons, with the best of Max4Live devices, and learn the art of sound design in Serum, which is the only 3rd party software used on this course.

Learn in an intimate setting, with like-minded groups of no more than eight in our specially designed learning labs, which encourage interactive class jams. Learning to produce the music you love should be fun and not frustrating!

VIP Short Course Pass means that you can add any of our shorter 36-hour courses (Logic, DJ, Mixing…) for you or a friend to take at a later date. You can even choose LA, NYC, San Francisco or London to take the class. As long as the course you choose exists and is running in the location, you get a spot!

Ableton & Apple Certified Training Center

Thanks to our exclusive licensing partnerships, we have assembled a range of specialized assets: synthesizers, effects, and samples for Garnish Academy and Producer Program students. These instruments and sounds allow us to teach producers, side by side, using the same sets of expanded resources. Our constantly evolving license-partners and content producers add thousands of dollars to the value of these courses. Many of these products are yours to keep. Others are free to use while you learn and are then eligible for exclusive upgrades at a fraction of their regular price.

We have our very own boutique sample label Lazerdisk Sound. Garnish students get all of our packs (mostly written and produced by Garnish instructors) for free, and an exclusive pack just for Garnish students not sold on the site! It’s recorded individual keys from Mark Ronson’s Mellotron M4000D, which our label chief Zack Johnson meticulously recorded in Mark’s studio in Hollywood. Thank you Zack and Mark!

Most learners these days prefer to use their own laptops on our courses so their set-up is customized for their workflow, and they have their project exactly as they left it in class to work on at home. So we made the course more affordable, but added a $100 supplement for learners who wish to hire an iMac loaded with software. Please ensure you book an iMac when you book your course if you need one, as we have more spots than iMacs. Controller keyboards, and headphones are always provided for everyone.

Ableton certified; Apple authorized; world-class facilities; superior roster of instructors.

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120 Hours | In-Person: $3999 | Online Remote Attendance: $2639

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 11a – 6p | Start: 9/14/21 – Ends: 11/23/21

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays | 11a – 6p | Start: 5/2/22 – Ends: 6/15/22

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 11a – 6p | Start: 4/5/22 – Ends: 6/9/22

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays | 11a – 6p | Start: 9/5/22 – Ends: 10/21/22

The short form that follows will help us match your unique schedule preferences to a class. In addition to the published dates, we run classes ‘on-demand’ as well, so do let us know your preferences!
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    Testimonials

    I decided I wanted to go to the next level with production, I love learning in an intimate focused environment from dedicated teachers and Garnish had everything I needed to take me to the next phase. I loved each module and am already putting what I learnt into practice with my new live show and upcoming projects.

    Aluna Francis (Aluna George)

    If you're trying to establish connections with local artists that have made a name for themselves in LA (the instructors) than this is a great program to join. You get to talk with them about their personal experiences and get a lot of really good inside tips about production from a professional point of view. Highly recommended. Not just to learn, but to make connections.

    Zach Klein

    I took this course to build a stable foundation in Ableton. What I got was not only a foundation, but and incredible amount of knowledge that surpassed my expectations. I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to take that next progression from DJ’n to producing. I now have the full confidence to open up Ableton and make a full blown production from scratch. I have Garnish and their awesome teachers to thank for that!

    Corey Aguilar

    I would highly recommend Garnish because besides providing the technical aspects of the course material, the teachers are very knowledgeable about not only Ableton but music production in general, which is a huge help. Garnish provides a great environment for music producers from all walks of life.

    Terry Pham

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