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LEARNING

Claire provides private instruction, online classes, and group workshops for learning a variety of music and technology topics.

 

To inquire about lessons and courses, please use the form on the CONTACT page.

FREE ONLINE COURSE

Introduction to Music Technology

Watch this space for Claire's free upcoming video course, which introduces the field of music technology in a 4-part video series.

SAMPLE CRASH COURSES

New students can contact Claire for a free first part in any of these online courses.

INTRO TO

ABLETON LIVE

Students take a first look at Ableton Live in

this 4-part course.

No prior knowledge is required.

 

This course culminates in a one-on-one online session with the instructor.

INTRO TO

BITWIG

Students take a first look at Bitwig Studio in this 4-part course.

No prior knowledge is required.

 

This course culminates in a one-on-one online session with the instructor.

INTRO TO

LOGIC PRO X

Students take a first look at Logic Pro X in

this 4-part course.

No prior knowledge is required.

 

This course culminates in a one-on-one online session with the instructor.

INTRO TO DANCE MUSIC CULTURE

Students survey the history of electronic music, and dance and DJ culture in this 3-part course. No prior knowledge is required. 

 

Working knowledge of any DAW is beneficial.

LESSONS & WORKSHOPS

Please contact Claire for more information about individual lessons, workshops, and presentations, including rates and curriculum outlines.

BUILDING

YOUR FIRST

LIVE SHOW

Students learn how to create an effective live set using techniques for programming and live performance.

 

Working knowledge of any DAW is required. Working knowledge of Ableton Live is beneficial but not required.

INTRO TO LIVE

ELECTRONIC PERFORMANCE

Students are introduced to using software and controllers for performing live electronic music sets.

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Working knowledge of Ableton Live or Bitwig is required. Prior experience in performing is beneficial but not required.

INTEGRATED

LIVE DJ TECHNIQUES

Students learn to meld electronic performance techniques with DJ-ing for more effective and engaging sets.

 

Working knowledge of Ableton Live or Bitwig is required. Prior experience in DJ-ing is beneficial but not required.

ELECTRONIC SONGWRITING

101

Students experience the role of music technology in the contemporary songwriting and beatmaking workflow.

 

Prior experience in songwriting is beneficial but not required. Working knowledge of Ableton Live or Bitwig is required.

INTRO TO

SYNTHESIS AND  SOUND DESIGN

Students learn sound design principles through exploring

synthesis techniques with software.

 

Working knowledge of any DAW is required. Familiarity with electronic music genres is beneficial but not required.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Miguel,

Elementary School Talk Attendee

Thank you for coming by our class to share about music technology. I learnt a lot. You inspired me to make more music like my favorite producers.

Rachel,

Playback and Rig Design Client

Our work together has taken me to the next level and paves the way for me to a whole new part of my career. I can't thank you enough for the time we've spent together.

Sara,

After School Program Student

I learnt so much from you about using Launchpad and iPad apps to make music and perform. Thanks for showing me and my friends that we can be producers.

Emily,

Online Private Lesson Tutee

I'm stoked about applying the new Ableton songwriting 

approaches you taught me. Now I've got the courage and tools to produce my next song myself.