Simon Lyon (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 (Rusko, Roni Size) as well as contestants from The Voice and The X Factor. He has helped bands take the studio to the stage using Live, including Manchester-based Bipolar Sunshine (Polydor).
He continues to produce and write with bands and artists on the Manchester scene and has provided music for advertising campaigns for companies as diverse as Converse, Asda/Children in Need and Moorhouse’s Brewery.
Simon is also a qualified PGCE Music teacher and a Pro Audio and Education consultant in the Northwest of England, assisting schools, colleges and universities with music technology implementation.
He offers both classroom and individual tuition for all levels and abilities as well as providing consultation for teachers on how to integrate Ableton Live into their curriculum
With a very strong belief that all musicians can benefit from the use of Ableton Live, Simon continues to promote the creative and performance power of Live and will happily exchange tips and concepts with users.
Please note: All Ableton Certified Trainers are not employed by Ableton. They are solely responsible for their own course offerings and curricula.