PDMLabs.com Course Description and Schedule


Music Production With Ableton Live

Pasadena Digital Media Labs is proud to present our intensive weekend Music Production with Ableton Live course. Taught by one of the original, leading masters of Ableton Live, this 8 hour weekend course will take you from the basics of Ableton Live to becoming a power user creating original compositions and performances.

What You Will Learn:

  • Fundamentals of Live- Browser / Library
  • MIDI, controllers, samplers, VSTs, automation- MIDI Editing
  • Composing and performing with Live
  • Tips and tricks
  • And much more!

  • Prerequisite:

    A Mac OSX or Windows XP, Vista or 7 based laptop with Ableton Live 8 or Suite 8.

    Details and Course Dates:

    The Music Production with Ableton Live course is an intensive 8 hour weekend course divided between two, 4 hour days. We limit the class size to only 8 students in order for the instuctor to give their full attention to each student while providing the highest in quality training.

    Enrollment will be opening shortly, so please use our sign-up page in order to be notified of class availability:

  • Sign-Up Here!
  • (Payments will appear as paid to our parent company, Genshi Media Group.)


    Future Courses

    Along with our Music Production with Ableton Live course, we are planning a series of nightly courses during the week from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Tentatively these will include:

  • Max/MSP - Max For Live
  • Principles Of Digital Photography
  • Creating Your First iPhone App
  • Visual Effects Coding with the Processing Language
  • 3D Modeling and Animation with Blender
  • Please check back often for new course descriptions and updated schedules.


    Refund Policy

    Enrollment is limited, therefore your commitment is important to us. If you must withdraw from a course, we provide this refund policy: A $25 administrative fee will be charged on all cancellations. If you cancel 24-72 hours prior to the start of the course, we will retain 50% of the total course fee, unless we are able to fill your spot. If you cancel 24 hours or less prior to the start date of the course, we will retain 100% of the course fee unless we are able to fill your spot. No refunds are given once the course begins. If you miss 1 - 2 classes of a course, you may sit in on those missed classes during the next session as long as space permits.

    On occasion we may cancel a class because of low enrollment and/or unforeseen professional conflict on the part of the instructor. Should this be the case, all monies will be refunded in full.

    Course Sign Up


    We are currently evaluating and planning our curriculum and would like to give you the opportunity to give us feedback on what course you would be interested in most.

    Please use the sign-up page to let us know of your interest in these courses and we will contact you as soon as enrollment is open.