Hozaifa has been an educator since 2014, and currently runs his own 1-1 mentorship program, conducts workshops and has tied up with institutions and music production academies around his region for support with teaching Ableton Live and other subjects related to his expertise and music technology
- Pune India
Hozaifa Sayed has been intrigued by the electronic music scene in India since its inception there in the early 2000’s, which led to a short stint DJing. His need to understand the craft grew as he attended numerous festivals, started travelling in order to see shows and closely followed his favourite artists in order to understand their sound. He took his interest to the next level by pursuing a full-time course in audio engineering and hasn’t looked back since.
Hozaifa has been an educator since 2014 and an Ableton Live user since version 8. His approach to teaching uses Ableton at its core and includes topics such as studio equipment, microphones and miking techniques, signal processing, ear training and mixing. Since 2015 he also runs an independent mastering service.
When Hozaifa makes music, he relies heavily on Ableton Push to lay down musical ideas, as well as arranging and performing music.
Hozaifa believes in teaching Ableton and its related concepts in a functional way that allows students to develop their own way of working with Live, as well as helping to create their signature sound through sound design, sampling and signal processing. He has experience teaching both small and large groups and students.
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