Ableton Certified Training

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  • 40ème Rugissant

    France, Paris

    40ème Rugissant is a professional audiovisual facility offering production and training in Paris. We work hand in hand with the biggest french TV channels and studios to provide training. We specialize in music production, and are proud to work in partnership with Ableton.

  • 4CMP

    Italy, Milan

    4CMP ("For Creative Music Producer") is a computer music school and production/recording studio located in the Milan city center.

  • Aaron Zilch

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Aaron Zilch has been making electronic music for over 18 years. As a teen, his bedroom was a jungle of wires connecting a modular menagerie of hardware drum machines, samplers, and early digital audio workstations. As keyboardist/programmer/sound designer for American Head Charge he was signed to American Recordings.

  • Abid Hussain

    United States, New Orleans, LA
    United States, Dallas, TX

    Abid Hussain is an electronic and alternative rock producer with more than twenty years of experience. Working as Nebulae, Pellicle, Chlorophyll, and Kundalini Shock Attack, he has produced fourteen of his own albums, in addition to more than twenty-five remixes for artists all over the world.

  • Absonant

    Italy, Rome

    Absonant is a training center for those wishing to learn audiovisual and multimedia production. Its main objective is to provide students with the skills and capacities they need to become professionals and meet the market demand.

  • Adam Fangsrud

    United States, Austin, TX

    Adam Fangsrud has been an electronic music nerd since he was 8, when his parents bought him his first Casio keyboard. He loves all forms of synthesis and sampling, and is equally comfortable with software and hardware.

  • Adam Grace

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    Adam Grace (a.k.a. Tokoloshe) has been DJing since 1996 and has played the length of the Australian east coast as well as performing extensively in London.

  • Adam Maggs

    Australia, Woolloomooloo, NSW

    Adam Maggs is a producer, DJ, member of the live club act StickFigures and an experienced Ableton Live trainer.

  • Adriano Clemente

    United States, New York City, NY

    Adriano Clemente has been playing piano since 1990. His first approach to electronic music production was in 1996, when he bought his first analog synthesizer. After several years making computer music and using hardware such as samplers, synths and drum machines, he discovered Ableton Live in 2005, and this completely changed his approach to music production and live performance.

  • Adrian Pickard

    United Kingdom, Brighton

    Brighton based DJ/Producer and sound engineer, Adrian Pickard was one of the first official Certified Trainers Worldwide.

  • Akademia Dzwieku

    Poland, Warsaw

    Akademia Dzwieku is the biggest computer music production school in Poland. Founded in 2007, it’s a pioneer in the field of pro-audio education in the country. It offers a wide array of courses; from dedicated Live workshops to sound design, from synthesis through mixing & mastering. Most courses are aimed at students with little to none, or a moderate level of experience.

  • Alec Ness

    United States, Minneapolis, MN

    Alec Ness is a music producer and instructor from Minneapolis, MN. As an artist, Alec is a predominantly an electronic musician, he began producing with Ableton Live in 2005.

  • Alessandro Lestino

    Italy, Torino

    Alessandro Lestino began working as a DJ at the end of the 80's, playing in several Italian clubs. During those years his style, inspired originally by rock and R&B, began shifting toward electronic music. In 2003, he set up MusicLab, a recording studio used by many Italian and international artists with very different musical roots.

  • Alessandro Rorato

    Italy, Motta di Livenza (Tv)

    Alessandro has been playing music since 1992. In 1996 he moved from drums to laptop, kicking off his production career. From early on he played electronic music, first exploring drum'n'bass, then shifting toward more downtempo styles. In 2001, he was awarded the first prize at the national Coop for Music competition.

  • Ambrus Deak aka AMB

    Hungary, Budapest

    With over 80 records to his name and a solid profile in the worlds of breakbeat and house, AMB has been producing glitch-hop since 2011 and is currently working with scene tastemakers such as Opiuo, Vibesquad, K+Lab, K-Theory, and others. Originally from Budapest, Hungary, AMB is a music tech graduate...

  • Amir Margalit

    Israel, Tel Aviv

    Amir Margalit (a.k.a GrainPiece) began DJing in 2000 as a teenager. He eventually decided to take his passion for music-making to the pro level. In 2010 he finished the three-year course in "Muzik" Faculty (Tel-Aviv, Israel) with distinction, and began producing and playing mainly techno & house at Tel-Aviv's biggest clubs.

  • Amit Segall

    Israel, Tel Aviv

    Amit Segall has played keyboards and guitar since 1993. As an aspiring singer-songwriter, Amit decided to learn modern production techniques and sound design, and he enrolled in the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, where he studied sound engineering and music production.

  • Andrei Abramov

    Russia, Moscow

    Andrei Abramov has been playing electronic music since 1996. After discovering Ableton Live 4 in 2005, he began producing and performing techno in clubs around the world.

  • Andrei Constantinescu

    Romania, Bucharest

    Andrei “MoShu” Constantinescu started working in the music industry in 1996 and has been involved in many of its fields - from live sound recording and producing, to field recording and post-production for TV and film, as well as sound design for the performing arts.

  • Andrew Rhodes

    Norway, Stavanger

    Andrew Rhodes is a very experienced and committed teacher with a broad interest in the creative use of technology to support and enhance teaching and learning. A love of DJing led in turn to a desire to produce electronic music, which brought Andrew to discover Ableton Live in 2003.

  • Antenna Lab

    Italy, Padua

    Antenna Lab is an innovative training center located in Padua offering highly qualified training on techniques for audio-visual production and live performing.

  • Anthony Garvin

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    Currently, Anthony's favorite thing to do is to run Ableton out of his computer and into as many channels on a Neve console as possible.

  • Antonio Križnič

    Slovenia, Velenje

    Antonio Križnič is an electronic music composer, performer and educator. He has been involved in computer music since the late nineties and has experimented with sound in various forms, mostly in the harmonic techno genre. After discovering Live in 2003, he began using it to expand his live performance and his studio productions.

  • Antonio Sage

    United States, Chicago, IL

    Producer, Artist and Multi Instrumentalist Antonio Sage has been an Ableton user since version one. His collection of musical works ranges from Flamenco Guitar to Electronic Dance Music and everything in between.

  • APAXX DESIGNS

    France, Paris

    Apaxxdesigns is a high-profile facility in Paris, France. Run by Jean-Louis Hennequin, a well-known musician, producer, composer, and Apple Certified Logic Master Trainer, Apaxxdesigns is aimed at providing experienced audio users that extra bit that only real-world experience can provide.

  • Arjaus School

    Argentina, Buenos Aires

    Arjaus School was created by Ableton Certified Trainer Mariano Trocca in order to spread technical and theoretical knowledge among the Argentinean music community.

  • Arsenio Fabay

    Australia, Melbourne, VIC

    Arsenio Fabay (aka DJ Kuya) has DJ'd for more than twenty years and is one of Australia's most highly respected DJs.

  • AskVideo.com / macProVideo.com

    United States

    The world’s largest audio-centric course library– has over 40 hours of Ableton Live and Push courses led by World Class performers and Certified Trainers. Your AskVideo Library Pass gives you unlimited access not only to Ableton courses but also 24,000+ other tutorials covering DAWs, Synthesis, Audio Recording, Music Production, Music Theory, Music Business and more.

  • Atsushi Saito (DJ At) / 齊藤 篤

    Japan, Tokyo

    幼少期の頃からピアノに親しみ、1990年代後半よりギタリストとしてバンド活動、その傍ら音楽制作会社にてサウンドトラックやCM等、DAWでの楽曲制作キャリアを積む。

  • Audio

    Russia, Moscow

    Moscow-based Audio is one of the leading audio training schools in Russia, offering full-time courses in music technology, audio production and DJing.

  • AudioDoktor

    Switzerland, Zürich

    AudioDoktor is the first Ableton Certified Training Center in Switzerland. It was founded in autumn 2013 by Ableton Certified Trainer Emanuel Frey, who also built up the Ableton User Group Zürich back in 2011. The focus of the school lies on advanced creative and dance-oriented music production, controller setups, Max for Live and live performances/Djing.

  • Audio Engine Music

    Italy, Cento

    Audio Engine Music is one of the most prestigious certified training centers in Italy. Through the years it has become an influential and popular center for students seeking Apple, Adobe, PearsonVUE, Avid and Ableton certified training.

  • Audiofficine

    Italy, Mestre

    Audiofficine started in 2008 with an idea by Davide Tiso and Federico Tolomei. The training is targeted to studio and multimedia production. Audiofficine is characterized by the highest quality standards and by the great attention and flexibility it offers its students.

  • Barry Dempsey

    Ireland, Dublin

    Long serving Dublin-based Electronic music producer, remixer and DJ and proprietor of ViRTU Studios, 'Batcave' production suite, incorporating the beauty of analogue synthesis through a large selection of Roland, Yamaha and Korg synthesizers as well as drum synthesizers in the form of the Jomox and Boss Dr Grooves.

  • Bartosz Marek Sztandar

    Poland, Katowice

    Bartosz is an electronic music producer and audio software expert with a background in sound engineering. Live user since early 2006 (ver. 5) and former dj and club promoter, he currently spends 6 months a year in Ibiza running a music production training bootcamp in the centre of San Antonio.

  • Beat Drop

    Canada, Calgary, AB

    Beat Drop is an electronic music production and DJ school in Calgary, AB Canada. We are a community of musicians, DJs and producers of all genres who enjoy producing, creating and performing music. We offer courses and certificate programs in Ableton Live.

  • Beat Lab Academy

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Master Ableton Live in the world’s first interactive music production school. Our Beat Lab Certification Program offers beginners to advanced users the tools and knowledge to take their musical career to the next level.

  • Ben Casey

    United States, New York City, NY

    Ben Casey is a Brooklyn-based electronic musician, Ableton Certified Trainer, and overall music tech nerd. When he’s not surrounded by wires and drum machines or tinkering with Max for Live, Ben teaches Ableton Live to musicians across all genres, from avant-garde to zydeco.

  • Ben Hovey

    United States, Asheville, NC

    Trumpet/keyboard player, synthesist, and sonic scientist Ben Hovey, aka HoveyKraft, blends his artistry as an accomplished traditional musician with a deep knowledge of music technology, into a truly rare talent. His musical roots began at age 5 in 1982 with piano.

  • Ben Vedren

    France, Paris

    Ben is a french electronic artist, DJ, and Ableton Certified Trainer. For many years now, he has been sharing his knowledge and musical approach throughout groups trainings, one to one sessions and masterclasses.

  • Berklee Online

    United States

    Advance your Ableton Live skills with Berklee Online, the award-winning online school of Berklee College of Music. Study Berklee's renowned music production techniques directly from our faculty members, inside highly interactive online classrooms alongside like-minded musicians and industry professionals.

  • Bertrand Maillot

    France, Paris

    Trained as a percussionist, Bertrand studied with Jacques Mercier and Philippe Macé at the CNR in Tours. Thereafter he played in classical and contemporary orchestras for about a dozen years, including the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Loire, the Paris opera, the 2E2M Ensemble, theaters in Tours, Nantes Angers, Caen, Reims...

  • big brain audio

    Germany, Berlin

    big brain audio is a small, boutique-style environment ideal for concentrated learning in a friendly and open structure. Our way of teaching is to focus on developing confidence in using the tools for realizing your creative potential.

  • BPM College

    Israel, Tel Aviv

    BPM College is a leading music and sound school in Israel and was established in 2003 by Idan Huna & Yariv Etzion. Their goal is to give the best training for producers, musicians & sound engineers and take in over 700 students a year.

  • Brandon Murphy

    United States, Chicago, IL
    United States, Detroit, MI

    Brandon Murphy is a multi-disciplinary audio artist, educator and Ableton Certified Trainer, currently dividing his time between Chicago, IL, and Detroit, MI.

  • bray institute of further education

    Ireland, Bray

    At the Bray Institute of Further Education (BIFE), we give students the practical skills needed to secure work in the industry.

  • Brett Davis

    United States, Las Vegas, NV

    Brett Davis has been producing, and recording music since 2000. His live performance experience began in Hollywood in 2002 where he played guitar, keyboards, programming, sampling, and provided backing vocals with several bands at venues throughout the Los Angeles area.

  • Brian Funk

    United States, Babylon, NY
    United States, Long Island, NY

    Brian Funk, aka AfroDJMac, is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter from New York. He began his musical career on the guitar, playing in numerous rock bands, recording albums, and embarking on tours of the East Coast of the United States.

  • Brian Jackson

    United States, New York City, NY

    Brian Jackson is a music producer, electronic musician, audio engineer, educator, consultant, philosopher, and author of "The Music Producer's Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music” (iempsg.com). Brian is an expert instructor with more than 20 years of teaching experience, and is equally comfortable with lecturing to large groups, or intimate one-on-one training.

  • Brian Markman

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Brian Markman is an engineer, producer and club DJ. Starting over 12 years ago playing records at acid jazz clubs and then at raves playing drum and bass, technology pushed his musical interests forward. 2 years ago, Markman came to SAE as an instructor in the Electronic Music Production program teaching Ableton Live.

  • Brian Smith

    Germany, Berlin

    In the mid-1980's he co-founded the experimental industrial band "Language Lab" in San Francisco, then moved to Paris and immersed himself in the contemporary music scene there, working at IRCAM for several months, then going on to create sound installations and compositions independently.

  • Bunker Audio

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    With cutting edge technology and a well balanced theory & hands on training program, Bunker Audio offers high quality part-time courses in music technology, synthesis, audio engineering and post production.

  • Carles Reixach

    Spain, Girona

    Carles is an electronic music and soundtrack artist, producer, and Dj, as well as being the CEO, and an experienced teacher of Live and Push, at the Eumes Advanced Music & Sound School.

  • Carlos Polania

    Colombia, Bogotá

    Carlos Polania is a Music producer based in Bogota. While in high school, the impact that music and sound had on his life, drove him to begin experimenting with recording sounds and loops on a tape machine.

  • Cenk Unis

    Netherlands, Amsterdam
    Turkey, Istanbul

    Cenk Unis is a producer, Dj, member of the visual entertainment collective ShiTv, and an experienced Ableton Live trainer. His journey with music began at a very young age. As a resident DJ he became a professional in 1991.

  • Cesar Berti

    Spain, Madrid

    Cesar's musical career started in the 1990s, when he worked as a DJ. In 2003, he discovered computer music and began his career as a composer and producer.

  • Charles Noel

    United States, New York City, NY

    Charles is resident specialist of electronic music production, DJing and performance at the School of Audio Engineering. With almost twenty years of experience in the electronic music industry, Charles has produced albums for labels in Europe and has toured worldwide...

  • Ché van Workum

    Netherlands, Rotterdam

    Ché van Workum has been a DJ and producer since 2000. After discovering Ableton Live in 2006 (version 5), he decided to become a professional in the music industry. Since 2007, Ché has run the SoundKings music platform and is also responsible for the house and techno sub-label, SKUG, organizing events throughout Rotterdam and the Netherlands.

  • Chris Dilday

    United States, Nashville, TN

    Chris Dilday is a musician, producer, DJ and engineer based in Nashville, Tennessee. A drummer since age 10 and a DJ since 16, he has immersed himself in music from an early age.

  • Chris Pratt

    United Kingdom, Plymouth

    Chris has been DJing for 20 years and using Ableton Live for over 10. His work with Live has had spanned production and performance of house, techno, breakbeat, d&b and hip hop as well as acousmatic/sonic art work. Chris currently uses Live extensively in his...

  • Chris Schlyer

    United States, Seattle, WA

    Chris Schlyer is a musician, performer and sound designer based out of Seattle, WA. He is heavily involved in the video game industry and has worked for companies such as Sony Computer Entertainment of America and Activision Blizzard, using Live as a tool for interactive audio development.

  • Christian Sánchez (RED)

    Mexico, Merida, Yucatan

    Born in southeast Mexico, Christian has been playing the guitar since 1999, a few years before he discovered the world of electronic music. Red makes all kind of music—ambient, electronic, and also alternative rock.

  • Cifap

    France, Paris

    For 11 years, Cifap has been the leading audiovisual training center in France, offering full-time and part-time courses in music technology, audio engineering, post production and scenic arts, preparing students for careers in television, the recording industry and film.

  • CMI

    France, Paris

    Since 1985, CMI, located in Paris, has been training and helping professional users of software for music creation, music editing, and video. Always staying in close contact with the software manufacturers they can meet your training needs, whether you require an upgrade or a software change.

  • Coleg Sir Gâr

    United Kingdom, Llanelli, Wales

    Coleg Sir Gar is a college of further and higher education based in Carmarthenshire in south west Wales. Currently, the college has in excess of 12,000 students enrolled in a range of courses including A Levels, NVQs, National Diplomas, Higher National Certificates, Foundation Degrees and post-graduate programmes.

  • Cora Novoa

    Spain, Barcelona

    Cora Novoa is an active industry professional producer/DJ/sound technician and freelance music tech tutor from Spain. Trained as a classical musician, and a flutist since 1997, Cora is also a sound technician and IT technician, and she holds several Apple certifications.

  • Corey Baker

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Corey Baker (Kill Paris) has been making music since he was sixteen years old. He started on guitar, but recording on computer has always been a part of his process. While in college, he was featured in Future Music magazine for the track "Another Day," featuring Jake Dubber.

  • Craig McCullough

    Australia, Brisbane, QLD

    Craig McCullough writes and releases music under the moniker Alexis Forge Project, with releases and remixes on labels such as UK-based Low Pressings and Beatcode.

  • createsound.ie

    Ireland

    CreateSound is the only Certified Centre of its kind – we’re totally mobile and supply all the latest hardware and software on-site. We run courses anywhere and everywhere, from remote rural locations to urban project spaces. All our tutors are experienced producers and passionate about making music.

  • Cristiano Nicolini

    Netherlands, Amsterdam

    Cristiano Nicolini is a graduated sound engineer and producer. Since childhood, when he began playing with cassettes and an old Bontempi keyboard, he has been in love with music. Cristiano eventually discovered the potential and ease of making music with computers, and since then the computer has become his instrument on stage and in the studio, especially after discovering in Ableton Live (version 1) the perfect tool to play with.

  • Damiano Rocco

    Italy, Padova

    Damiano Rocco began making music as a singer in punk, hardcore and metal bands. In 2000 he started working solo using synthesizers, samplers, turntables, a CD player and hardware effects, producing tracks that ranged from ambient to noise music.

  • Damien Goundrie

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    Damien started his career as a DJ in the early nineties and released his first track in ’94. He has worked in a variety of roles within the music industry ever since. A long-standing association with production, radio, and retail makes Damien the perfect mentor for young producers.

  • Dan Freeman (CØm1x)

    United States, New York City, NY

    Dan FreeMan (CØm1x) is a producer, bassist, and music technologist based in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from Harvard University, he came to New York to be a session bassist. As a bass player he has performed with such artists as Angelique Kidjo and the B-52’s.

  • Daniel Cantero

    Spain, Madrid
    United Kingdom, Brighton

    Working as a sonologist, sound designer and music producer and combining these skills with his role as a hardware and software developer, Daniel Cantero is a talented all round audiovisual engineer managing research projects for the Digital Luthier company, which he founded.

  • Daniele Mattiuzzi

    Italy, Torino

    Daniele Mattiuzzi discovered Ableton Live in 2002, and has since become a specialist in music production using the software. His broad musical background and interests led him to attend the SAE Institute in Milan, where he obtained a degree as a sound engineer in 2003.

  • Danilo Rispoli

    Italy, Palermo

    Danilo Rispoli is a DJ, producer, sound designer, teacher, festival promoter and label manager. He began producing house and techno in 1989, and eventually Danilo productions reached the top positions of most relevant European and American charts, such as DMC and Billboard. In 2005, Danilo fell in love with Ableton.

  • Dankmar Klein

    Germany, Cologne

    Dankmar Klein has been a product specialist with Ableton for a long time. He leads workshops and teaches all over Europe on a wide range of topics related to the practical use of Ableton Live.

  • Danny Bonnici

    Australia, Richmond, VIC

    Over the past 14 years Danny Bonnici has been at the forefront of the global dance music scene. Danny’s tracks have featured on labels ranging from Renaissance to Global Underground,YK4, MOB, Vicious Vinyl, and more.

  • Dario Piana

    Italy, Milan

    DJ, producer, music journalist and vinyl collector Dario Piana has worked in music for more than 25 years, and has performed in hundreds of clubs and in special events and projects for companies such as Diesel, Milan AC and Red Bull.

  • Dave "Dizz1" Norris

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    Sydney based turntablist, drummer and producer Dave "Dizz1" Norris has been involved in the music industry for over 10 years, both here and abroad, including 2 years in Japan. He began using Ableton Live in its first incarnation back in 2002 and started using it as his main production DAW from version 5.

  • David Lopez

    United States, Atlanta, GA

    David Lopez, Audio Technology Instructor at SAE Atlanta, has been working with music for over twenty-eight years in numerous capacities. David is a musician (drums and percussion), DJ, engineer, and audio technology consultant and educator. He works with, and appreciates, all styles of music but has a personal affinity for electronic music in general.

  • David Najera

    Colombia, Bogotá

    David Najera has been involved in the music world as a Dj and Music Producer for over 10 years. He began using Ableton Live in 2006, and started teaching music production in different environments around the same time.

  • David Surex

    Spain, Sevilla

    David began his career as a trumpeter at the theater company La Cuadra de Sevilla, which took him on several european tours. In 1999 David became interested in electronic music, which led him to work as a professional Dj. In 2003 he began making music with computers using Cubase, following his studies as a sound engineer. David has been using Live since 2004.

  • dBs Music Berlin

    Germany, Berlin

    In September 2013, dBs Music opened it’s first international music production institute in Berlin, Germany. Courses are delivered in English to an international audience from more than 30 countries. Our roster of courses include 1 year diplomas and 2 or 3 year BA Hons degrees in Music Production & Sound Engineering, or Electronic Music Production and Performance.

  • dBs Music Plymouth

    United Kingdom, Plymouth

    Over the past 12 years dBs Music has grown to become one of the UK’s leading colleges to study music technology and sound engineering. Originally founded in Plymouth on the South West Coast of England, the college now has sites in Bristol, Cornwall and Berlin.

  • Devin Lamp

    United States, Nashville, TN

    Devin Lamp has been working as a freelance producer and engineer for more then a decade, helping bands, solo artists, and songwriters transform their musical dreams and ambitions into great recordings.

  • Devotion Gallery

    United States, New York City, NY

    Devotion is owned and operated by artists, musicians, thinkers, and teachers. We know from experience that tools and skills are integral to expression. Not only are we good at our crafts, but we also take pride in our deep knowledge of the technology used in our creations. We are professional students - always honing our skills - and love to teach.

  • DJ Kiva

    United States, New York City, NY

    DJ Kiva is a Brooklyn-based artist, DJ and producer with twenty years of experience. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays guitar, keyboards, trumpet, and drums, and he has toured internationally.

  • Dmitry Odinoky

    Latvia, Riga

    Dmitry Odinoky got involved in music in 2003, starting with Russian hip-hop and gradually expanding his universe to include sound, coding and engineering. He worked in local radio stations and recording studios as a mixing engineer, beatmaker, producer and manager.

  • DNA Music

    Colombia, Bogotá

    DNA Music es una academia de formación para DJ's, Productores musicales y técnicos en audio donde ofrecemos diferentes programas académicos según el nivel de profundización que quieras tener.

  • Dominique Poutet, aka Otisto 23

    France, Paris

    Trained as a classical pianist, Dominique found his way into sound engineering and producing, specializing in acoustic sound recording. In 1994, he created his first studio and recorded many jazz artists (Didier Lockwood, Emmanuel Bex, Dave Burrell, and others). In 1998, Dominique began to compose for the video game industry and became more deeply involved in electronic music production.

  • Dub Academy

    United States, Austin, TX

    Dub Academy is a DJ and music production school located in downtown Austin, Texas. We are a collective of Ableton experts, Certified Trainers, DJ's, production artists and cinematographers offering a variety of courses and educational packages for both beginners and advanced students.

  • Dubspot

    United States, Los Angeles, CA
    United States, New York City, NY

    Dubspot is a cutting-edge electronic music production and DJ school in New York City and online.

  • Dustin Ragland

    United States, Oklahoma City, OK

    Dustin Ragland is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and engineer who’s used Ableton Live on the road and in the studio since Live 2.1. Since 2003 he's been working as a touring musician, usually as a drummer, with a diverse crew of singer-songwriters and indie bands, including worship artist Charlie Hall.

  • Dynamic Sound School

    Latvia, Riga

    Dynamic Sound School is based in the high-end music production complex and venue, Studio 69, located in the center of Riga, Latvia. The school’s mission is to enable students to develop their skills to a professional level, and to promote music and its industry in the Baltics.

  • Edoardo Pietrogrande

    Italy, Rome

    Edoardo earned a degree in architecture at Università La Sapienza, Rome in 2006, a sound engineer diploma at SAE institute Milano, and a synthesis and hard disk recording Diploma at Sonus Factory Roma.

  • Eduardo Dominguez

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    Mexico City based musician, producer and DJ, always been passionate about music and discovering new ways to create it, developing various techniques for DJing and sound design.

  • Electronic Creatives

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Electronic Creatives is a music and technology consulting firm based out of California (Los Angeles/San Francisco) that specializes in the creation of cutting-edge workflow for audio/visual performance and production. We offer creative solutions for composition, performance and technology integration with both sound and visuals across multiple programs, mediums and formats.

  • Emanuel Frey

    Switzerland, Zürich

    Emanuel Frey began playing classical piano in the early eighties and soon after began improvising. Entertaining from the stage with spontaneous ideas became one of his musical passions. Emanuel has also played in rock bands and toured as a keyboardist.

  • Emile Hoogenhout

    South Africa, Johannesburg

    Emile Hoogenhout, under the moniker of Behr, has played drums and bass for the past 15 years, sessioning for numerous bands within a plethora of genres. He studied in various institutions across South Africa and soon, his tastes delved into electronic music.

  • Emiliano Pilloni

    Italy, Torino

    Emiliano Pilloni has been passionate about music since he was a child. As he grew up, he became fond of electronic music and interested in its applied technologies. At the age of sixteen, he bought his first groovebox and soon found himself surrounded by samplers, synths, and drum machines.

  • Emmanuel Guillard

    France, Rennes

    Emmanuel Guillard is a French pianist/keyboardist and composer. Completely self-taught at computing, music theory and instrumental technique, he has been a professional musician for fifteen years. He plays jazz, soul, gospel, and electronic music and he composes for movies.

  • EMS - Electronic Music School

    Germany, Cologne

    The EMS - Electronic Music School teaches electronic music production and composition. We provide high-quality education in theory and practice, based on our personal EMS course of instruction and handouts. EMS is very scene-oriented, authentic, and very much interested in supporting our students beyond school, even after the regular study period. Our teachers are active DJs and producers, with bookings all over the world.

  • EUMES

    Spain, Girona

    EUMES is Spain’s leading training facility for music and sound technology, and has created the first career-based degree focused on three main goals: master music production, sound, and music business.

  • Eve Klein

    Australia, Armidale, NSW

    Eve Klein (a.k.a Textile Audio) is an opera singer and electronica artist who has been using Ableton Live to create experimental classical music, interactive performance art, and glitch electronica since 2004.

  • FASTLANE

    France, Montpellier

    Located in the heart of Montpellier’s historic center, in front of the conservatory, we provide training for beginners and professionals alike. Our program is modular so that students can pick and mix from five different modules, ranging from introduction to performance.

  • Fletcher Beadon

    South Africa, Cape Town

    Fletcher's musical education in bass music started in the jungle clubs of Bristol in the 90's, leading to a lasting love for Dj'ing. Although it really started prior to that, when he got kicked out of the school orchestra for improvising parts.

  • Florian Tippe

    Germany, Berlin

    Florian Tippe is a bass clarinetist, composer, sound designer and music teacher with a penchant for unpolished, raw sounds. Since 2007, he has used Ableton Live for performances, theatre plays, contemporary dance, sound installations and film music.

  • FONDERIE SONORE

    Italy, Rome

    Fonderie Sonore is a school for electronic music producers in Rome. The school offers courses in the field of computer music production. The main software used is Ableton Live, together with MIDI controllers dedicated to Ableton, such as Novation Launchpad and Akai APC 40.

  • Franklin "el medico" Rodriguez

    United States, Miami, FL

    Franklin Rodríguez, aka El Medico, graduated from the Miami Campus of SAE Institute in 2002. After graduation, he became a supervisor at the school; a year later he was promoted to instructor and currently works at SAE full-time.

  • Frédéric Cuin Taffin

    France, Montpellier

    Based in France and London, Label owner of Frogs Records and live performer Frederic Cuin, also known as Freddyfrogs, is an Ableton Ninja. Producer, sound engineer and designer, he also specialises in all types of live performance setups and situations.

  • Garnish Music Production School

    United Kingdom, London
    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Garnish Music Production school offers focused twenty four-week or one academic year Electronic Music Producer, and Pop Music Producer diplomas for students who wish to get an undiluted, fully comprehensive music production program.

  • Gaty Lopez

    Spain, Ibiza

    Gaty Lopez began his DJ career in 1989, playing and working in radio stations and disco clubs in various cities in Italy and he has been a producer since 2006.

  • Gavin Timlin

    Ireland, Dublin

    Gavin Timlin is a freelance music producer, DJ, and experienced sound engineer. He’s the brains behind CreateSound.ie - an outfit that runs mobile Ableton workshops throughout Ireland. Beside making his own electronic music, he has produced and released remixes for various Irish and international artists.

  • George Nicholas

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    George Nicholas is a multi-award winning musician, producer, mix engineer, and an experienced Ableton Live trainer from Sydney.

  • Gian Carlo Lanza

    Italy, Naples

    Giancarlo Lanza has been a club promoter in Napoli since the early 1990s. He began studying sound design and got a specialist certificate "music production using cubase" in 1999, and he currently works for backline, Ableton's Italian distributor, as a product specialist.

  • Giona Vinti

    Italy, Milan

    Giona Vinti began playing various kind of flutes and whistles in the mid-90s, then in 2000 he discovered a passion for electronic music, synthesis and sampling.

  • Glenn Keteleer

    Belgium, Brussels

    Glenn Keteleer has spun the decks since 1990 and, in 2000, became a full-time artist/producer at the age of 24. He has used Ableton Live since 2001 (version 1), and has worked with various styles of music over his long career.

  • Graham Spice

    United States, Lexington, VA

    Graham Spice is the audio engineer for the Department of Music at Washington & Lee University, where he specializes in music technology. As an instructor, Spice teaches courses covering music technology, production, EDM, and music business.

  • Gregory J. Gordon

    United States, San Francisco, CA

    Gregory J. Gordon is the founder and CEO of Pyramind Studios & Training. Pyramind is both a music production school and a music production company based in San Francisco, California, that offers extensive Ableton Live training amongst a plethora of other music production classes.

  • Harry Bum Tschak

    Germany, Berlin

    Harry Bum Tschak is a drummer and producer with a passion for anything that grooves. He started playing drums before the age of ten and hasn't stopped since--not even at the dinner table. He studied drums in Düsseldorf (Drummer's Institute), New York (Drummer's Collective) and Hamburg (Kontaktstudiengang Popularmusik).

  • Harvey Cubillos

    Spain, Madrid

    Harvey is the founder and trainer of "DJProductor" an academy where you can find online courses, custom classes and face-to-face music production courses based in Ableton Live and Live performances including Push. Also webinars, video tutorials, packs, and their own labels to students who want to release their music to the world.

  • Heechan Lee

    South Korea, Seoul

    Heechan Lee (aka Tama Rhodes) is a electronic musician, producer and live performer born in Korea. He began playing drums and keyboard, and programming music, in 1995. He has been in various genre bands and currently produces electronic music.

  • Heinrich Zwahlen

    United States, New York City, NY

    Heinrich is a synthesist, sound engineer and composer. He teaches at DubSpot, will travel and is fluent in German.

  • Ian Gallagher

    United States, Orono, ME

    A guitarist, drummer and pianist since age 10, Ian Gallagher began producing in the mid-90s with an 8-track cassette recorder, drum machine and outboard gear. He went on to study classical guitar at New York City’s Manhattan School of Music before deciding that production was his passion.

  • IATEC

    Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

    IATEC, founded in 1999, is one of the leading multimedia education centers in Brazil and offers a variety of courses in audio, music production, lighting and video. The school is located in Rio de Janeiro, with two branches—one downtown and another in Barra da Tijuca. Both branches have modern laboratories and professional recording studios for all classes.

  • Icon Collective

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Recognized by the Grammy museum as "Leaders in Music Production Education," Icon Collective's forward-thinking curriculum is resonating with the next generation of electronic artists and producers.

  • Ilan Kriger

    Brazil, Curitiba

    Ilan is a professional DJ since 2000 and has been performing in major clubs in Brazil (Warung, D-Edge, Lique, Red Vibe Concept to name a few). He started producing electronic music in 2002 (since 2005 in Ableton Live) after doing a course at Point-Blank in London.

  • imPro Budapest School of Music Technology

    Hungary, Budapest

    Founded in 2010, imPro School is the first institution in Hungary to offer education in electronic music production and Ableton Live.

  • InTouch Media

    France, Rennes

    InTouch Media is the first Ableton Certified Training Center in the west of France. Based in the city of Rennes, famous for its "Trans Musicales" festival, where many electronic talents were discovered, InTouch Media delivers high-level training on major software DAWs such as Logic, Cubase, Reason, and, of course, Ableton Live.

  • Isaac Cotec

    United States, Portland, OR

    Isaac Cotec started producing electronic based music in 2005, while working with a project called Psyche Sonics. Psyche Sonics was an experimental group working with the science and research of binaural beats, and altering consciousness through sounds.

  • IV ThinkLab

    United States, Chicago, IL

    The IV ThinkLab was founded to connect eager and dedicated students with actively working music industry professionals that are passionate about teaching. Students can choose classes that fit their ability and availability without breaking the bank.

  • Jake Perrine

    United States, Eastsound, WA

    Jake Perrine is the co-founder and Lead Trainer at WarpAcademy.com, an Ableton Live online training academy. His affordable and popular online course, Ableton Live 9 Jumpstart, teaches students how to use 90 percent of Ableton Live in just one month.

  • James Patrick

    United States, Minneapolis, MN

    James Patrick is a DJ/ music producer, owner of Slam Academy and Timefog Recordings, curator of the international Spark Festival of Electronic Arts, and an Ableton Certified Trainer. He is a sound artist who thrives on bringing together the creative energy and ideas of his community. Through collaboration and experimentation, he creates immersive environments that explore the evolving definitions of sound art.

  • Jamie Griffiths

    United Kingdom, Swansea

    J-Me* is a professional club DJ / producer and scratcher with over twenty five years of experience (including three years as scratch DJ and percussionist for Hybrid). J-Me* has been a dedicated Ableton Live user for over 8 years, and is one of 12 certified Ableton Live trainers in the UK and the only certified trainer in Wales.

  • J. Anthony Allen

    United States, Minneapolis, MN

    In his young career, J. Anthony Allen has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio.

  • Jason 'DJ Shine' Spanu

    Canada, Toronto, ON

    From the early 90's heyday of Toronto's techno scene through to his current constant touring as a band member and Ableton programmer for Nelly Furtado and more recently hip-hop superstar Drake, Jason "DJ Shine" Spanu has delivered a brilliant history as a key player in the Canadian electronic music scene.

  • Javier Ferrer

    Spain, Ibiza

    Javier Ferrer has been producing music since 1998. He was born in Ibiza and being very young he got used to listen to electronic music, it was for that reason that he decided to produce it for himself. He started using analog systems and during the following years He combined the analog with the digital. He discovered Ableton live in 2001 when the first version of that program appeared.

  • Jef Aerts

    Belgium, Geel

    Jef Aerts has been a professional sound engineer, music producer and musician since 1996. After starting out by playing around with old samplers, synths and guitar pedals, Jef studied Image and Sound at the RITS in Brussels. In 1999, he took a job at Galaxy Studios, where he gained invaluable production experience working as a sound engineer.

  • Jeff Caylor

    China, Hong Kong

    Jeff is a musician, producer, and songwriter based in Hong Kong. In late 2007, Christianity Today recognised Jeff Caylor's debut recording, Okay, as the 5th best album of the year. He went on to produce two more solo projects, before collaborating with his wife Leora Caylor to form the dream...

  • Jeremy Highhouse

    United States, Portland, OR

    Jeremy Highhouse is an engineer, producer, performer, synthesist, studio owner, and Live studio integration specialist. He has been teaching Live to individuals and small groups, with an emphasis on using the studio as an instrument, since 2005.

  • Jerry DiPhillippo

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Jerry “BigJerr” DiPhillippo is a musician, engineer, performer and professional instructor currently residing in Los Angeles. Jerry started his musical journey at the age of seven with classical training on the piano. After several years, his interest diversified and he became proficient on the guitar, bass, drums and turntables.

  • Jesse Abayomi

    Germany, Berlin

    Jesse Abayomi is a music producer, DJ, music production trainer and audio consultant all together in one lively Londoner. A man of many talents, his musical endeavors have revolved around Ableton Live for over a decade.

  • Jesús del Cerro

    Spain, Barcelona

    Jesus began his career as a DJ in 1996 in Zaragoza, Spain. Soon after, he delved into producing electronic music and published his first work, which used only analog devices, in 2000.

  • Jimmy Allison

    United States, Austin, TX

    Jimmy Allison is a bassist, producer, and Ableton instructor based in Austin, Texas. Jimmy has lived in Austin since 1996 and has performed many styles of music, from hardcore punk to jazzy trip-hop.

  • Joaquin Jimenez

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    Joaquin is a Sound Artist, Producer, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, full-time lecturer at SAE Institute, DJ, live performer, and creative at his own digital and scenic arts company.

  • Joey Paranoia a.k.a The Soon

    United States, Orlando, FL
    United States, Tampa, FL

    Joseph Petersen, aka Joey Paranoia, is a producer, DJ, and Ableton specialist with over ten years of experience playing in clubs and on the radio. He first started using Ableton Live in 2005, and has been an Ableton Certified Trainer since 2009.

  • John Jamin

    Canada, Vancouver, BC

    John Jamin is a classically trained pianist and guitarist who specializes in the integration of Ableton live with organic instrumentation. He is active as a beatmaker/synth guru and session pianist in Vancouver, BC. John Jamin offers individual and group instruction on all facets of Ableton Live use in the studio and on stage.

  • Jose Gerardo Rendon Santana

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    Composer José Rendón (a.k.a g3l1d0) creates and produces music & sound design for film, TV, and Radio productions. With an interest in audio engineering, electronic instruments, and music technology from a very young age, he began his career as an electronic music performer in 1990.

  • Joseph "Pailo" Cerimeli

    United States, Portland, OR

    Joseph Pailo Cerimeli has been teaching Ableton for the last eight years both privately and publicly across the US. He currently works for the 4ms Company, which specializes in hand-build Eurorack format synthesizers.

  • Josh Bess

    United States, Jericho, NY

    Josh Bess is a percussionist and electronic artist, currently based out of New York. Growing up just outside of New York City, he has been involved with music from an early age. Performing with multiple artists, and employing a wide variety of styles, Josh has experience in jazz, funk, Latin, pop, rock and more.

  • Josh Garrett

    Canada, New Westminster, BC

    Josh Garrett has been producing and performing electronic music since catching the techno bug in 1995. In 2004, Ableton Live version 3 became the core of his live p.a. setup. Mainly producing acid and dub techno styles means Josh requires a high degree of flexibility for modulating sounds and effects.

  • Josh Hogan

    Australia, Perth, WA

    Josh is a composer, sound designer, and music producer who has composed for film, games, live theatre, and dance. He uses Ableton Live to make music, mixing acoustic and world music with folk and sounds both organic and derived from electronica.

  • Josh Spoon

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Josh Weatherspoon aka Josh Spoon is a multi-instrumentalist, producer with a music background that spans almost 20 years. Josh releases music and performs around Los Angeles as well as performs with and operates backing tracks for his church’s worship program. Josh is known for his Ableton Live Dubspot articles and being the creator of “30 Days of Ableton Push”.

  • Julien Bayle

    France, Marseille

    Julien Bayle is a french artist and teacher, working at the juncture of sound, visual forms, and data processing. He’s used Ableton Live since 2004 and design his own systems, using Max/MSP and Jitter. He seeks to define a new minimalist aesthetic through his art installations and live performances.

  • Juno Lee

    South Korea, Seoul

    Being a leader of electronic duo Casker (Juno, Yoongjin Lee), Juno first began making music with a guitar, in 1994. In 2000, he created Casker, which has released six albums and features a fusion of electronic, pop, and world music.

  • Justin James

    Canada, Windsor, ON
    United States, Detroit, MI

    Justin James is an audio specialist, electronic musician and Ableton Certified Trainer with over a decade of experience in music production, live performance and education.

  • Kei Kusama / 草間 敬

    Japan, Tokyo

    草間 敬は1967年に福島市に生まれ、幼少からピアノのレッスンを受けてきた。大学を卒業してからレコーディングスタジオでの仕事を数年間経験。その後20年以上に渡り、アレンジだけでなくレコーディング・エンジニアまで幅広く手がける活動で、多くのミュージシャンから信頼を受けている。

  • Keith Mills

    United Kingdom, London

    Keith is a qualified sound engineer who has been involved in the electronic music scene for the past fifteen years. In this time he has played as a DJ at many of London’s largest clubs, and internationally, while releasing tracks across a variety of genres, including techno, tech house and progressive house.

  • Ken Chan

    China, Hong Kong

    Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Ken has been a full-time composer in Hong Kong since 2000, and specialises in producing music of a variety of styles for TV commercials and film. Ken has played keyboard in concert for some of Hong Kong’s biggest pop stars, such as Aaron Kwok, Joey Yung,...

  • Ken Porter

    United States, Phoenix, AZ

    Producer, remixer, mastering engineer and musician Ken Porter has drawn on his international performing experience and his mastery of the latest software and hardware tools to stay on the cutting edge of electronic and pop music for over fifteen years.

  • KT&G SangsangMadang Academy

    South Korea, Seoul

    KT&G SangsangMadang Academy provides open education programs for cultural arts, such as visual art, literature, music, theatre, and film. The concept of the academy is sharing and supporting the work of sub-cultures and independent artists.

  • Laura Alluxe Escudé

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    When your everyday CV work reads like a who’s who in the music industry, you know you must be doing something right. International music producer, DJ, controllerist, violinist and live show designer Laura Escudé aka Alluxe has been an important figure in some of the most revered concerts around the globe, programming and designing shows for the likes of...

  • Laurent Bonnet

    France, Bagnolet

    Laurent Bonnet has been a saxophonist with several jazz and world music artists, both in France and internationally for over fifteen years. His interest in production and mixing led him to discover Live in 2004, and he soon started using it on stage and in the studio for various projects, ranging from jazz to electro.

  • Lawrence Grey

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Lawrence Grey has been using Ableton Live since 2006 to produce records, DJ, and teach kids across the country how to make electronic music. His personal productions and DJ sets lean towards House and Techno, but in his educational work Lawrence has made everything from Trap to Trance. This versatility...

  • Leeds College of Music

    United Kingdom, Leeds

    Leeds College of Music is the only specialist music college to offer both Higher and Further Education courses. Leeds College of Music provides a unique opportunity for students to progress from BTEC courses through to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  • Lee Sullivan

    United Kingdom, Doncaster

    Lee Sullivan is a senior lecturer in electronic music production, performance technology and sound design at University Centre Doncaster. He is also the course leader for the undergraduate program of study BA (Hons) Creative Music Technology.

  • Leicester College

    United Kingdom, Leicester

    Leicester College is one of the largest Further Education providers in the UK. The Music and Sound department is a Roland Academy and Apple Authorized Center for Training (Education).

  • Lenny Kiser

    United States, San Francisco, CA

    Lenny Kiser is a producer, DJ, audio engineer, and Ableton instructor. He currently teaches his own Ableton Live courses and organizes the SF Bay Area Ableton User Group in San Francisco, CA. Before starting his own training program, he taught at several of SF’s music production schools, including the Academy of Art University and SAE-SF.

  • Leo Casagrande Studio

    Brazil, São Paulo

    Located in the city of São Paulo, the Studio Leo Casagrande is intended to provide the student all the infrastructure needed to become a qualified professional.

  • Leonardo Casagrande

    Brazil, São Paulo

    Leo Casagrande began his career in 1994 and over the years has specialized in audio and technology courses. He spent 2007 and 2008 in London (UK), where he attended the Electronic Music Production course at the School of Audio Engineering (SAE), a renowned, worldwide media school.

  • Leon J

    United States, Minneapolis, MN

    Minneapolis-based producer, performer and educator Leon J is a creative pioneer and a force in the electronic music community. With over 15 years of professional experience, Leon J has produced both remixed and original music that has been featured on Beatport, Crooklyn Clan and Crack 4 DJs.

  • Live Courses

    United Kingdom

    Producertech's Live-Courses.com website is an online school created by certified trainer Rob Jones that offers two courses on Live, taking students with little or no experience right up to advanced-level production and music making.

  • Liveschool

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    The world's first Ableton-dedicated training company, Liveschool opened in 2006 and has since amassed a client list that includes Australia's major radio stations, record labels, events companies (such as Fuzzy), SAE Institute, and the non-profit group Heaps Decent.

  • London School of Sound

    United Kingdom, London

    The London School of Sound (LSS) was established in 2004 to provide advanced training in music technology and production in a wide range of formats, from just a few days of intensive classes to the full two-year diploma, with options to study part-time or full-time.

  • Loudon Stearns

    United States, Boston, MA

    Loudon Stearns is a professor at Berklee College of Music in the Contemporary Writing and Production Department, where he specializes in composition with technology. Specific class topics include scoring to visuals, technology applications for songwriters, and composing electronic music.

  • Luca Mucci

    Italy, Milan
    United Kingdom, Bristol

    Luca's interest in music began in his early childhood when he started to study classical piano. His deep passion for any kind of music lead him to discover techno and IDM in 2005, when he started creating his early productions with various music softwares, including Ableton Live.

  • Lucas Grolleau

    Canada, Quebec, QC

    Lucas Grolleau is a Swiss sound designer, performer and teacher who grew up in the US, Mexico, Portugal and Switzerland and spent 5 years in New York – where he decided to focus on a career in music. Splitting his time between Québec and Paris, he founded Sounds Good Music in 2008, a sound design studio with an international portfolio.

  • Lucas Ramos

    Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

    Lucas Ramos is an audio engineer who has worked with recording and post-production since 2003. He began working with Live in 2006 while studying at SAE (School of Audio Engineering) and has been using it since for film scoring as well as his own music. He also taught at SAE as an Audio Diploma Lecturer, teaching almost all aspects of audio engineering.

  • Luz González Torres a.k.a Demian Licht

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    Demian Licht is an electronic music producer and professor of electronic music production at Sound Lab Fluxus. Her passion for music, technology, and movement led her to the world of music production in 2005.

  • lynda.com

    United States

    Learn Ableton Push and advance your Ableton Live and general audio skills–anytime, anywhere–with video instruction from industry–recognized experts. lynda.com helps anyone learn creative, software, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. With a lynda.com subscription, members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials.

  • Maarten Smit

    Netherlands, Tilburg-Zutphen

    Maarten Smit started out as a hip-hop DJ in 2004. After producing beats with his MPC, he discovered the possibilities of Ableton Live in 2006. Live's intuitive way of creating beats, loops and ideas on the fly was a perfect match for his way of producing and DJing.

  • Manchester MIDI School

    United Kingdom, Manchester

    Manchester MIDI School has been delivering courses in music production, DJing, recording, and sound engineering for 19 years. The school provides certified courses ranging from one day to 2 years long, as well as certified online training for those unable to attend a MIDI School course in person.

  • Marcello Ruggiu

    United Kingdom, London

    Marcello Ruggiu began his career as a musician in 1994, playing drums and making electronic music. By 2005 he had earned a degree in audio engineering. His speciality is recording – both live and in the studio – with a particular focus on electronic music production. In 2009 Marcello became...

  • Marcin Staniszewski

    Poland, Warsaw

    Marcin Staniszewski is a musician, producer and sound designer based in Warsaw, Poland. He has been making music since he was eight, venturing into many styles and sonic territories. As a multi-instrumentalist (piano, french horn, alto saxophone) he has played in numerous bands and ensembles while studying at Wrocław University...

  • Mariano Trocca

    Argentina, Buenos Aires

    For over 15 years Mariano Trocca has been professionally involved in the music world. Mariano started producing with Ableton Live in 2004 and has collaborated with bands and producers, creating a wide variety of music, from house to symphonic fusion.

  • Mark Burnett

    United Kingdom, Powys, Wales

    With a raft of successful releases under his former moniker and now operating as ‘Dirty Lookin’ Mobile Disco’, Mark Burnett has performed to crowds of beat-hungry audiopaths across Europe, Asia and America. From residencies in some of Hong Kong’s premier clubs to playing at the Burning Man Festival, Mark has...

  • Mark Towers

    United Kingdom, Leicester

    Mark Towers is a lecturer in music technology at Leicester College, and is programme leader for the Foundation Degree in Creative Sound Technology with De Montfort University. He specializes in Max for Live, as well as working with Isotonik Studios to create unique and creative devices for music production and performance.

  • Martin Clancy

    Ireland, Dublin

    Martin is a Dublin/New York based Producer/Musician/Programmer & Lecturer. He has over 30 years of international studio experience and recently collaborators include artists such as Stonebridge, Richard Morel, Chris Cox . Martin has also lectured extensively on the Irish and International circuit on Music Business & Music Production. Since 2003...

  • Martin Delaney

    United Kingdom, London

    Martin's been using and teaching Live since version 1.5. He's taught musicians, DJs, pre-teens, teenagers and prisoners.

  • Mateusz Telega

    Poland, Warsaw

    Mateusz Telega started working with music and sound in 2003 and specializes in mixing, mastering, recording and digital music production. In the field of sound creation, modular systems are his true passion. After having discovered Live in 2010, Mateusz developed his own technique of using the software as a semi-modular...

  • Mathieu Valton

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    Mathieu Valton, aka Hykus aka Jump The Gun, is a producer and DJ, who teaches music production and theory in Western Australia. The Ableton Certified Trainer, who lectures at Perth’s SAE Qantm Institute, has had the quality of his work be recognised by endorsement deals with Akai Pro, Arturia, Izotope,...

  • Matt McCoy

    United States, Chicago, IL

    Matt McCoy is a worship leader, songwriter and recording artist from Chicago, Illinois. He received his bachelors degree in Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati where he studied audio production, web and multimedia design. Matt has been using Ableton since 2004 (version 4) both on stage and studio.

  • Maya Consuelo Sternel

    Germany, Berlin

    Maya Consuelo Sternel ist Musikerin, Produzentin und ausgebildetet Toningenieurin. Unter ihrem Künstlernamen Donna Maya veröffentlicht sie Schallplatten und CDs, schrieb Filmmusik u.a. für den Film „Kurz und Schmerzlos“ von Fatih Akim und komponierte Turntable-Konzerte für Kammerphilharmonie und DJ.

  • Menno Keij

    Netherlands, The Hague

    Menno Keij discovered dance music in 1999 and has been producing electronic music using trackers, sequencers and hardware synthesizers ever since. In 2005, he began using Ableton Live for producing in the studio and performing live on stage.

  • Michael Cupino

    United States, Miami, FL

    Michael Cupino is an artist/composer/producer/engineer based in Miami, Florida, where he specializes in music technology and a variety of creative digital fields, from...

  • Michael Goodwin

    Canada, Toronto, ON

    Michael has been teaching Ableton Live for more than five years. His specialty is teaching Live in a way that lets students reach their creative goals, whether they are professional musicians, DJs or producers, or simply considering a new way of working. With more than ten years playing in live...

  • Michael Greig

    United Kingdom, London

    Since setting up and running his own recording studio in 1996, Michael has produced and engineered a vast range of music - from guitar bands to sound art - and released his own electronic dance music on a range of labels covering Hardcore Rave to Minimal House.

  • Michel Sanchez-Infante

    Netherlands, Amsterdam

    A love for electronic music that started more than 20 years ago has led Michel Sanchez-Infante to release a string of records under various guises, perform his music live internationally, and study Electronic Music Composition at the HKU in Hilversum.

  • Microfusa

    Spain, Barcelona

    Microfusa is Spain's number one training provider in the fields of audio technology, electronic music production and DJing. Since they started, in 1987, thousands of students have been trained at their premium-quality facilities in Madrid and Barcelona, which include up to fourteen fully equipped recording studios and post-production suites.

  • Mike Callander

    Australia, Melbourne, VIC

    With over 12 years experience as one of Australia’s best-known techno DJs, an artist album, a remix album, as well as a globally released mix CD, Mike Callander lives for electronic music. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Sound Production, has signed multiple tracks to compilations and his record label, Haul Music, is celebrating over 20 releases in just 5 years.

  • Mile High Sounds

    Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

    Mile High Sounds, the first Ableton Certified Training Center in the Asian Region, provides courses centered around the Ableton Live platform.

  • Missionário José

    Brazil, São Paulo

    Missionário José strongly believes that there should be no boundaries between the educational, creative and performance practices in music making.

  • Mitch Lee

    Canada, Calgary, AB

    Mitch Lee is an award winning film, tv and video game composer and sound designer. Since being introduced to Ableton Live in 2003, Mitch has gone on to produce music for companies like Warner Brothers, Activision, Atari, ESPN, Adidas, Nissan and many more.

  • Musiclab

    Italy, Torino

    MusicLab began as a recording studio in Turin in June 2003. In 2004 it organized courses for sound engineers in collaboration with learning centers accredited by the Italian Ministry of Labour and the Region of Piedmont.

  • Nightmaker Studios

    Ireland, Dublin

    Nightmaker Studios provides top class music education for the masses using the latest software and hardware the music industry has to offer.With intimate class sizes in a state-of-the-art teaching studio, every student can receive targeted knowledge in a professional and nurturing environment.

  • Nils Hoffmann

    Germany, Hamburg

    Nils Hoffmann, born 1976 in Bremen, Germany, studied classical guitar and piano in Kassel and Cologne. He attended several international master classes, was concert master with the orchestra conducted by the Echo-award-winning M. Troester and has released his own music regularly since 2002 on various labels. He has taught at...

  • Noah Pred

    Germany, Berlin

    Noah Pred has been making music in various forms for the past two decades. Working with hardware samplers, sequencers and synthesizers, he began performing live sets of techno, house and electro in the mid-nineties, and began DJing with vinyl soon after.

  • noisy Academy

    Germany, Berlin

    The noisy Academy in Berlin-Friedrichshain is part of the noisy Musicworld, a multi-service provider for musicians offering fully equipped rehearsal rooms, recording studios, a rental service for PA, backline, studio and DJ equipment as well as tour vans.

  • Norbert de Bot

    Netherlands, Amersfoort

    Like many of todays biggest DJs and producers, Norbert de Bot hails from the Netherlands. He started his music career while studying to be a teacher and within a short space of time he was DJing at the biggest Dutch clubs and festivals.

  • Nut Academy

    Italy, Naples

    Nut Academy is a production studio, record label, and, since 2001, a music school.

  • Omar Riad

    Canada, Toronto, ON

    Omar "Ridiculous" Riad has been working in music production over the past eleven years. Originally an urban hip-hop producer, Ridiculous has branched out to various genres, including dubstep, glitch, house, and world music.

  • OMiD Academia de Áudio

    Brazil, São Paulo

    OMiD Academia de Áudio is an institution specializing in forming Recording Engineers, Musical Producers, and Musical Composers (www.academiadeaudio.com.br). The institution also operates a fully equipped recording studio and production suite (www.estudiogravacao.com.br).

  • Omid Burgin

    Brazil, São Paulo

    Swiss-born Recording Engineer, Music Producer and Acoustician operates an Acoustic Firm, Recording Studio and School in São Paulo. His teachings, projects and productions, reflect his many years of studio experience in Los Angeles, where he worked as a...

  • Orville Kline

    United States, Chicago, IL

    Chicago native Orville Kline is not just another DJ. When he's not performing tag team DJ sets with Felix Da Housecat, DJing in front of crowds of thousands around the world, or engineering indie hip-hop tracks featuring Snoop, Orville somehow...

  • Paula Temple

    Germany, Berlin

    A self-confessed Noisician, Paula Temple has been performing all over Europe at highly regarded festivals and clubs. Ableton Live has been Paula’s main production platform for the last ten years.

  • Paul Laski

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Paul Laski, aka P-LASK, is a producer, remixer, sound designer, Dj, and label owner of Electric Dangerous Music, with over a decade of experience in the electronic music scene. Blending sounds from deep and tech house, to trance, to minimal and beyond, his original productions have developed a style very much his own.

  • Percorsi Audio

    Italy, Acquapendente

    Percorsi Audio is a leading training center in Italy for audio pro education. It is a Digidesign- and Ableton-certified center and IMSTA member.

  • Peter Trimbacher

    Australia, Brisbane, QLD

    Pete, also known as "Helskanki," is a live artist, producer, and teacher based in Brisbane, Australia. Using Ableton Live and Push to integrate his extensive collection of hardware into a cohesive workflow for both..

  • Phelan Kane

    United Kingdom, London

    Phelan is a London based producer, engineer, programmer, and teacher. He has worked with clients as diverse as Placebo, Radiohead, Fad Gadget, Snow Patrol, Robert Owens, Dido, Alabama 3, Mute, Sony BMG, Universal, EMI, and Warner Bros.

  • Philip Byrne

    Ireland, Dublin

    Frustrated by his lack of virtuosity with conventional musical instruments, the advent of computer music and Ableton Live allowed Phil to set his ideas free. With original productions on Cheap Thrills, Top Billin', Animal Language, Plant NYC, Bang Gang, Gung Ho!, and remixes for the likes of Kelis, The Prodigy,...

  • Pierce Treude

    Germany, Cologne

    Cologne-based DJ and producer Pierce Treude has been involved in the music business since 1993. An audio engineer since 1997, Pierce has been working with Ableton Live since version 1 hit the market.

  • Pierre-emmanuel Legrain

    Belgium, Grez-Doiceau

    Pierre-Emmanuel Legrain has been playing the keyboard, guitar and bass guitar since he was twelve years old. When he was eighteen he discovered turntablism and became a DJ. Shortly after that, he began producing electronic music, first with hardware synths then with software.

  • Point Blank

    United Kingdom

    Point Blank’s innovative Ableton Live courses provide world-class training in a creative and supportive online environment.

  • Producertech

    United Kingdom, Eastbourne

    Producertech's Training Centre is located in the Echoplex Studio Complex in Eastbourne, a stone's throw from the beachfront and only half an hour's drive from Brighton.

  • Pyntago

    Netherlands, Amsterdam

    Pyntago is an Ableton Certified Training Center that focuses on electronic music production courses. The Ableton Live courses on offer range from a short four-week intro course to a full thirty-six-week course.

  • Pyramind

    United States, San Francisco, CA

    Pyramind is a cutting-edge digital music, recording and game audio training facility in the heart of San Francisco.

  • Quantize Courses

    United Kingdom, South London

    Quantize Courses specialise in teaching underground music production using Ableton Live. Our online and studio-based courses teach students how to create release-ready tracks in the genre of their choice. Whether you are a beginner aiming to fast track your development, or an experienced producer looking to add a professional finish to your music, we have the course for you.

  • Ramir Martinez

    Spain, Barcelona

    Ramir Martinez has played guitar and sung in several bands since 1995. In 2000, he founded a music label called Tsunami Music, where he focused on abstract/instrumental hip-hop, drum'n'bass and breaks mixed with pop. Ramir discovered Ableton Live in 2005 and became active producing local bands. For ten years, he...

  • Rasmus Kjærbo

    Denmark, Copenhagen
    India, New Delhi

    Ras Kjærbo hails from the northern reaches of Europe. A place known for its murky solitude, white snow, common welfare, and happy citizens. Emerging from a colorful background in academics, entertainment, and teaching, Ras ended up on the road to music production and technology in the aftermath of his studies - and has been treading the path ever since.

  • Raz Mesinai

    United States, New York City, NY

    New York City based producer, composer, sound-designer, film maker and educator; Raz Mesinai has produced over 100 albums between 1989 and 2012. Mesinai's original sound incorporates heavy low end, complex rhythms and classical instrumentation to create a lush, soulful and innovative approach to electronic music production and sound design.

  • Record Factory

    South Korea, Seoul

    Record Factory is one of the best music production academies in east Asia, offering two to five month courses in music production, audio engineering, and post production with a high caliber of facilities and top-quality instructors.

  • RE.CREATIVE 12.0

    Italy, Milan

    Created by a community of DJs, RE.CREATIVE 12.0 is an Italian DJ school that aims to offer the highest standards in training and refresher courses for professional DJs. The certification program courses have an expandable and customizable structure.

  • Remix Me

    Italy, Rome

    Remix Me was established in Rome in 2011. We offer a wide variety of courses covering Djing, music production, and music business, in a training facility equipped with the latest technology.

  • Reuben Samuel

    Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

    Reuben has played the violin, keyboards, and piano since 1986. Holding a BSc (Hons) in Sonic Arts (Middlesex University, UK), and achieving a high distinction at SAE International, he has produced several charted house and breakbeat numbers, has sonically branded products, and has performed in clubs around Malaysia and Australia.

  • Ricardo Luna

    Chile, Santiago

    Ricardo Luna aka Richi Tunacola got involved with music in 1994, playing drums in several rock bands in Valparaíso, Chile. He’s a classically trained musician, commencing his studies in percussion, and completing a composition major in 2007, at Escuela Moderna de Música.

  • Richard Balgobin [DiiSiiMO]

    Trinidad & Tobago, Marabella

    Richard, a.k.a. DiiSiiMO (pronounced dee-see-mo), is a sample-based performer, remixer, producer, teacher, and DJ. Richard started off as a DJ back in 1995, when he used to play at neighbourhood house parties. He took his multi-genre musical passion to the media in 1999 and anchored several radio and television shows...

  • Ricky Graham

    United States, Hoboken, NJ

    Ricky Graham is a guitarist, composer, researcher, and producer from Northern Ireland, currently based in New Jersey. Ableton Live has been a part of Ricky's production and performance setup since 2006 (Live 6). Live has enabled Ricky to perform his music extensively throughout the UK, Europe and Asia, and to...

  • Rishabh Rajan

    United States, New York City, NY

    Rishabh Rajan is a multi-genre producer, composer, and educator. He has worked with Ableton Live since version 4. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Rishabh has written music for a variety of indie films & documentaries. He has also created content for sample library developers such as...

  • Rob Jones

    Germany, Berlin
    United Kingdom, London

    Rob Jones has been obsessed with music since the tender age of 7, when vocal training and local amateur productions soon led to a string of work in musical theater and opera, including Oliver in London's West End and The Magic Flute at Glyndebourne Opera House. As a hobby, he played predominantly...

  • Ron Rüegg

    Switzerland, Zürich

    Ron has produced and performed electronic music since 1996. Currently he hits the floors with the international live act and DJ team Evolent. Ron ran two studios, Schaltraum and Tankraum, for several years, gaining knowledge and experience in producing, mixing, and recording. He has worked with artists from all genres...

  • Rotem Ayalon

    Israel, Tel Aviv

    Rotem Ayalon has been a professional DJ since 1999 and has been playing records ever since. He began DJing at age ten, and by age sixteen he was already playing at large venues and weddings. Born and raised in a very musical household, Rotem plays drums, keyboard, guitar and many other stringed instruments. Today, DJ Rotem Ayalon is one of the most popular wedding DJs in Israel.

  • Ryan Ash

    China, Hong Kong

    Ryan Ash has been DJing for more than 17 years and currently has five residencies at the top venues in Hong Kong where he has resided since 2008. He has also been creating computer-based and electronic music for around the same amount of time and has taken numerous courses through Point Blank, Berklee and other institutions and is selftaught in playing guitar and keyboards.

  • Ryan Origin

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Ryan Origin is an electronic musician, engineer, and professional instructor from Los Angeles. He obtained his Audio Technology Diploma at SAE Los Angeles and, prior to graduating, taught their Electronic Music Production Program. He continues to teach classes and give lectures throughout Southern California.

  • SAE Institute Athens

    Greece, Athens

    Since its establishment in 1998, SAE Athens has been well known in Greece for its commitment to excellence both in theoretical and practical training. The highly qualified SAE staff focuses strongly on the students' educational goals and career aspirations. SAE Athens offers the Audio Engineering Program (diploma), the Electronic Music Production course (EMP) and the DJ Certificate.

  • SAE Institute Bogotá D.C.

    Colombia, Bogotá

    SAE Institute Bogotá is the first SAE Campus in South America. At its opening we’ll offer courses in Audio Production, Electronic Music Production, and Music Business. As we grow our goal is to supplement our program with the following: Ableton Live Course, Live Sound Course, Film Sound, Videogames Design & Production, Digital Film, and Animation.

  • SAE Institute Brisbane

    Australia, Brisbane, QLD

    SAE Institute is a groundbreaking global network of campuses offering government-accredited courses in audio and film production, and has long been regarded as a pioneer in creative media education. All courses taught at SAE Institute are delivered in an innovative and creative learning environment, using our proven teaching method that combines sound theoretical knowledge with invaluable hands-on training.

  • SAE Institute Mexico City

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    SAE Institute Mexico is the first SAE College in Latin America to open its doors and offer courses and degrees in Audio, Videogame Design & Production, Digital Film, Web and 3d Animation. The curricula reflect both the educational philosophy of SAE worldwide and the realities of the multimedia industry in Mexico and Latin America.

  • SAE Institute Miami, FL

    United States, Miami, FL

    The EMP program at SAE Miami is centered around the practical techniques needed to produce a variety of music styles, including hip-hop, house, dubstep, electro, and more.

  • SAE Institute Milan

    Italy, Milan

    SAE Institute Milan is one of the most important educational institutions in Italy for the fields of audio engineering, electronic music production, DJ techniques, digital filmmaking and 3D animation. Ableton Live is used primarily in the Electronic Music Production Certificate course (EMP) and DJ Techniques Certificate course (DJT).

  • SAE Institute New York, NY

    United States, New York City, NY

    The New York campus of SAE is located in midtown Manhattan at Herald Square. The curriculum is audio-centric and reflects both the educational philosophy of SAE worldwide and the realities of the audio/music industry in New York.

  • SAE Institute Sydney

    Australia, Sydney, NSW

    SAE Institute is a groundbreaking global network of campuses offering government-accredited courses in audio and film production, and has long been regarded as a pioneer in creative media education. All courses taught at SAE Institute are delivered in an innovative and creative learning environment, using our proven teaching method that combines sound theoretical knowledge with invaluable hands-on training.

  • SAE Online

    United States

    For over 30 years, SAE Institute has been providing world-class, industry relevant education to help engineers and producers maintain the quality that the music industry deserves. In recent years, it has become apparent that with new technology and avenues for learning, that education could expand to include new methods and delve deeper into our areas of expertise. It is for these reasons that we created SAE Online.

  • Salvo Zappala'

    Italy, Rome

    Salvatore Zappala' has been playing piano and synthesizers since the early 90s and has played in many bands (rock, metal, pop, electronica, jazz) and gained solid experience in sound synthesis, synth programming, and computer sequencing. In 2008, he earned a Jazz Piano degree at Saint Louis College of Music in Rome.

  • Sam Ryan

    Canada, Vancouver, BC

    President of SOS Music Group LTD. and chief instructor of Electronic Music Production at Harbourside IT, Sam Ryan works with the newest technologies in digital audio, MIDI and sample-based sequencing, combining his technical and artistic talents to fuse audio engineering with music production.

  • Satoshi Moriya / 森谷 諭

    Japan, Tokyo

    17歳の頃からドラムを始めRockやPopsのコピーから音楽の世界に興味を持つ。その後FunkやSoul等リズム感溢れる音楽に触れてからダンスミュージックに傾倒。

  • School of Synthesis

    Australia, Melbourne, VIC

    School of Synthesis was established in 2012 to bridge a significant gap in the Australian music market for unique, high-end, and highly personalized short courses in music production, using popular modern technology.

  • Scottie Dugan

    United States, Atlanta, GA

    Scottie Dugan is a synthesist, performer, composer and educator based in Atlanta. His introduction to the piano at a very young age resulted in fifteen years of formal classical piano and composition training. After performing and recording with various artists and bands, Scottie found Ableton Live in 2008. Now he...

  • Sean Ou Tim aka Mr Sakitumi

    South Africa, Cape Town

    Sean is a classically trained pianist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, beat-maker, contortionist (probably a lie), improviser, and live electronic music performer…. (now breathe) His music has taken him around the globe to many prominent clubs and festivals in South Africa, the UK, and Europe.

  • Serafin Sanchez

    United States, Denver, CO

    Serafin Sanchez is an in demand multi-instrumentalist, electronic music producer, and composer based in Colorado.He started playing piano and age 5 and the saxophone at age 9. Ableton Live has been part of his creative process on stage and in the studio since 2005. He writes music for television and...

  • Sergio Urcelay

    Chile, Santiago

    Sergio started playing with all kinds of instruments and circuits at a young age and today, as a sound engineer, computer scientist, musician and producer, he remains deeply focused on the creative processes of sound. In addition to his developments in acoustics, sound design is his passion - not only...

  • Simone Tanda

    United Kingdom, London

    Simone Tanda is a bass player/music producer/live performer who loves low frequencies. He gives electronic music lectures as well as one-to-one tutorials in several colleges and Live certified training centers in London and in Italy. Simone has been using Ableton Live since 2006 and it has become his favourite software...

  • Simon Lyon

    United Kingdom, Manchester

    Simon has been a Live user since 2004 with a focus on the integration of technology into live performances with bands and instruments. Working with a variety of Manchester based acts, he has remixed, produced and co–written with members of Inspiral Carpets, Julie Gordon (Happy Mondays) and MC Tonn Piper...

  • Simon Stokes

    United Kingdom, Glasgow, Scotland

    Simon Stokes is the owner and head tutor of Shoogle Studios, Scotland’s leading electronic music studio. As a lifelong music lover and trained audio engineer, he has played many instruments over the years, but found his passion for synthesizers and drum machines in the late ‘90s. Releasing house and techno...

  • Sjoerd van der Sanden

    Germany, Berlin

    Sjoerd van der Sanden is a live performer, producer and DJ of electronic music. After years of playing drums in several electronic/indie bands and a side step into contemporary music, he now dedicates his musical energies to the electronic music scene.

  • Slam Academy

    United States, Minneapolis, MN

    With three Ableton Certified Trainers on its faculty and over 35 years of collective teaching experience, Slam Academy has quickly become the premiere destination for learning Ableton Live in the Midwest.

  • Soo Lee

    South Korea, Seoul

    Soolee hit the scene as a techno artist representing Korea in the "We Call It Techno" event, and he continues to participate in the largest gigs in Korea. His band, Future Jazz Project, is an audio-visual interactive using Max for Live, processing, Jitter, and Controllerism to create a melting pot of sound art, electronic music, and visual elements.

  • Sound Training Centre

    Ireland, Dublin

    The Sound Training Centre (STC), in the heart of Dublin City, was established over 25 years ago. We have a long history of dedicated and committed training for the sound and audio industries. We offer Full and Part Time programmes in Sound Engineering, Music Production, Live Sound & Lighting, DJing and Electronic Music Production.

  • SSR

    United Kingdom, Manchester
    United Kingdom, London

    SSR is a leading educator for the music and post production industries with campuses in Manchester, London, Jakarta and Singapore, offering a range of degree programmes, industry-focused courses and engaging short courses. There are 5 Ableton Certified Trainers working at SSR’s UK campuses in Manchester and London.

  • Stefan Feuerhake

    Germany, Hamburg

    Hamburg-based producer and DJ Stefan Feuerhake began his musical career in the late 1980s, as a hip-hop and funk DJ. Just a few years later he was infected by the techno virus, which changed his DJ work completely. In the following years, he developed into what he still is today: one of the most popular and influential DJs of the international progressive trance and psy-trance scene.

  • Stefan Knauthe

    Germany, Berlin

    Stefan Knauthe is a composer, producer, engineer and sound designer with many years of experience. He started his career as a recording assistant and has worked as an engineer and producer in studios such as Hansa and White Wedding in Berlin and Boogie Park in Hamburg.

  • Stefano Bechini

    Italy, Rome

    Stefano is a musician, producer, teacher, and sound/multimedia designer who has been producing and performing with Ableton Live since 2005. He is certified as a Sound Engineer and Multimedia Designer for the EU countries, and he attended the International Sonology Course at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (Holland).

  • Stefano Ferrari

    Germany, Berlin

    Compositore e chitarrista, Stefano Ferrari ha iniziato a studiare musica nel 1987 ed ha conseguito il diploma in chitarra classica, Composizione Sperimentale e Musica e Nuove Tecnologie presso il Conservatorio di Sassari e Cagliari. Nel 2010 è diventato un Ableton Certified Trainer, elemento essenziale per il proprio processo musicale - creativo e professionale.

  • Stelios Vlachakis

    Greece, Athens

    Stelios has worked with electronic music since he was a teenager. He has been involved in various aspects of the audio industry, including post-production for films and commercials, recording, mixing sessions for various indy groups and f.o.h. mixing for a Greek electronic rock band called Cyanna.

  • Stevens Institute of Technology

    United States, Hoboken, NJ

    The Music & Technology program at Stevens is designed to provide undergraduate students with a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the interrelationship between Music and Technology. Students have regular access to world-renowned faculty engaged in some of the most exciting and innovative projects in their fields.

  • Steven Smith

    United States, Orlando, FL

    Steven L. Smith is both a professional performer and an established educator. He plays saxophone and keyboards and has been performing professionally since age sixteen. Steven has used Ableton Live seriously since version 6.

  • SubBass Academy

    United Kingdom, London

    SubBass Academy has been training DJs and producers in London for over 12 years, with many former students moving on to a career in the music Industry. The SubBass studio is right in the heart of London close to Westminster Bridge.

  • Sylvain Garcia

    France, Paris
    France, Perpignan

    Splitting time between Perpignan, Paris, and Berlin, Sylvain Garcia trained as a guitarist before moving into the avant garde of electronic dance music. His house and techno project "Le K" has made stops at the most prestigious clubs and festivals the world over, and his latest productions have been critically...

  • Synthex Pro School

    Brazil, São Paulo

    Synthex Pro School is situated in São Paulo, Brazil. Founded in 1989, it was the first school in Brazil to offer specialized courses in audio production and musical software. Having developed a unique teaching method, Synthex provides constant guidance and practical knowledge to help their students enter the job market.

  • Taylor Martyr

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Taylor has worked in the music business for a decade as a touring songwriter, producer, engineer and music technology enthusiast. He specializes in making all kinds of music - his most recent work has included producing electro-pop acts, remixing indie rock bands, engineering hip-hop/RnB sessions, and even working with teenage pop singer-songwriters.

  • Tech Music School

    United Kingdom, London

    Since its founding in 1983, Tech Music School (TMS) has established itself as a market leader in popular music education and training, focusing on the achievement of technical excellence across a wide range of musical disciplines.

  • Thavius Beck

    United States, Pasadena, CA

    Thavius Beck is an electronic musician/producer/programmer who has worked with various artists ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Saul Williams. He is currently signed to LA-based label Plug Research. His previous works are known for their distinctive sound which melds equal parts rock, hip-hop, soul, industrial, and electronic music, showcasing...

  • Thomas Faulds

    United States, Chicago, IL

    Thomas Faulds is a sound designer and percussionist based in Chicago, Illinois. Inspired by new technologies and production, Thomas is an active participant in the dynamic music scene in Chicago. Aside from recording and releasing albums, he works as an independent music tech consultant, teaching the inner workings of music...

  • Thomas Glendinning

    South Africa, Cape Town

    Tom began his musical career as a drummer and has played in bands spanning genres as diverse as Jazz and Psychedelic Rock. He currently produces music as ELPHNT...

  • Timo Preece

    Germany, Berlin

    Timo Preece is an accomplished audio technologist, multi-media consultant, and electronic musician. He graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from UCLA and is currently doing post-graduate work in Sound Design at the University of Edinburgh, UK. From conceptualizing and building cutting-edge setups for audio/visual performance to offering inventive solutions for...

  • Tom Carlile

    United States, Austin, TX

    Tom Carlile teaches Ableton Live classes and workshops at Dub Academy, Austin, Texas. He uses Ableton Live to create music and sound effects for video games, short films, and sample packs. Starting in the late 90’s with Roland synthesizers and hardware sequencers, Tom has seen the analog world evolve into...

  • Tom Cosm

    New Zealand, Christchurch
    Australia, Melbourne, VIC

    Performer Tom Cosm offers Ableton Live training through his personal website, and he gives personal workshops and training sessions around the globe, depending on where his musical performances take him. Tom has given workshops at various large international music festivals, including the Boom Festival (Portugal) and Rainbow Serpent Festival (Australia).

  • Tom Lonsborough

    United Kingdom, Manchester

    Tom is a lecturer at Manchester MIDI School and has been with the school since 2006. He was one of the first to take part in Ableton's Certified Training program back in 2008, and has been the school's Certified Trainer ever since.

  • Tyler Solleder

    Australia, Byron Bay, NSW

    In his professional work as a sound designer and electronic music producer, Tyler has used Ableton Live almost exclusively, since its first release in 2001. Fascinated by sound from an early age, Tyler has spent a lifetime searching for and exploring new sonic textures, often inspired by and sourced from...

  • Universidad de la Musica G Martell

    Mexico, Mexico City, Distrito Federal

    Based in Mexico City, G Martell College of Music & Audio has been offering excellence in qualified training in all areas related to the music and audio industry for more than twenty-eight years. The institution has become the leader of its kind in Latin America.

  • University Centre Doncaster

    United Kingdom, Doncaster

    The University Centre Doncaster is set in 126 acres of idyllic countryside at High Melton, six miles west of Doncaster. The campus is home to many of the college's higher education courses specializing in Live Performance Arts and Creative Arts undergraduate and postgraduate programs of study.

  • UPSTART Online Music Education

    Germany

    upstartmusic.de bietet den ersten staatlich anerkannten Fernlehrgang für Ableton Live in deutscher Sprache. Das Online-Lernportal des yoyosonic music institutes ist das einzige Ableton Certified Trainingcenter in Deutschland.

  • Vasco Ispirián

    United States, New York City, NY

    Vasco Ispirián is an electronic engineer and a professional Dj, producer, sound designer, and music technology tutor. He studied classical guitar when at a young age and became interested in electronic music in the early 1990s.

  • Vespers

    Canada, Vancouver, BC

    Vespers is a beat-making robot that started creating music in the year 2502, then was sent back in time to show humans how to mangle audio using Ableton Live. He makes a unique fusion of heavily edited glitch-hop beats and live instrumentation with sax and an Akai EWI4000S wind synth.

  • Victor Jesus

    Brazil, Goiânia

    Electronic musician, Dj, Programmer and Percussionist, Victor Jesus began his career as music producer in 1998, working with genres like Drum and Bass and Breakbeat, creating commercial tracks for radio and television, also producing hip hop artists. Nowadays have a progressive house project , is manager of the Active Cut...

  • Vincent Le Bartz

    France, Penmarc'h

    Vincent has worked in many styles of electronic music since 2000. Today he focuses on acid house and minimal techno, but he is interested in all kinds of music and production. He studied audio engineering at ESRA, where he gained knowledge and experience in audio-visual production, computer-assisted music and music...

  • ViRTU:Media

    Ireland, Dublin

    Established in 2002, ViRTU has evolved from a custom recording studio into a full-fledged multi-media facility. Not only an accredited and recognized provider of training in the fields of music, sound engineering & DJ technology, ViRTU also teaches 3D game development, java programming, music production and mastering.

  • Will Doggett

    United States, Austin, TX

    Will Doggett is a worship leader, musician and educator based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science in Worship and Music Ministry from Liberty University. While there, he was a part of the Campus Praise Band, which led worship five times a week and gave him...

  • Wyatt Agard

    United States, Madison, WI

    Wyatt Agard is an active member of the Wisconsin dance music community. He also manages mc audio a brick and mortar project studio and DJ shop in Madison, WI. He teaches workshops, offers private lessons, and consultation, teacher training as well as curriculum development for educational facilities implementing digital technology in the classroom.

  • Wyatt Meagher

    United States, Miami, FL

    Wyatt Meagher is a producer, performer, and teacher based out of Miami, Florida. Also known as Y Diz, he produces the band Telekinetic Walrus. His production style is very diverse; he has cultivated expertise in many genres of music, including Hip Hop, Miami Bass, Funk, Rock, and various types of...

  • Xavier Jacques

    Germany, Berlin

    Xavier Jacques is a DJ and electronic music producer from New York City with a mission of bringing the sounds of underground clubs to the world of pop music. He’s had releases on Cleopatra Records, Dinero Rosa Records, Hades Records, Tainted Buddah Records, Beatport, and iTunes. Xavier Jacques has been...

  • Yehezkel Raz

    Israel, Tel Aviv

    Yehezkel Raz is a multi-genre music producer, composer and pianist. He has used Ableton Live since version 5. Trained as a classical musician, Yehezkel discovered his passion for electronic music in 1999 and has been an active artist ever since. He has vast experience in music production and live setups...

  • Yeuda Ben-Atar

    United States, Los Angeles, CA

    Yeuda Ben-Atar, aka Side Brain, is a producer, performer, and music educator based in Los Angeles, California. He began his career in music playing keys and guitar in the 1990s.

  • Yoshinori Saito / 齊藤義典

    Japan, Tokyo

    コンポーザー、サウンドクリエイター、ライブアクト、そして講師として様々な方向から音楽の核心に迫り続ける音楽家である齊藤義典のキャリアは約15年にも及ぶ。

  • Yoshitaka Koyasu/Koyas / 子安喜隆

    Japan, Tokyo

    Koyasは、東京を中心にTechno,Ambient, Houseの楽曲制作とライブを行っている。大澤誉志幸からケンイシイに至るまで幅広いアーティストのリミックスを手がけ、psymaticsレーベルを運営し、ミキシング/マスタリングエンジニアでもある

  • yoyosonic music institute

    Germany, Hamburg

    yoyosonic music institute, YMI, is Germany's first and only school dedicated exclusively to digital DJing and digital music production. The number one priority at YMI is to assist and support each of its students individually in their musical creativity by addressing their specific needs.