In a Nutshell….

The Seed to Stage Academy offers a unique and novel approach to learning Ableton Live utilizing a fun and engaging program. For 3 days, Students can expect to get extremely valuable information and acquire potent skills during the 2 daily beginner or advanced classes as well as personal time with the teachers during the nightly work sessions, all within the gorgeous and inspirational environment of Om Sanctuary! aka this IS an Ableton Wizard School!

As if that was not enough, students then have the option to perform a mini set  featuring the musical set they created at STS Academy at the state of the art music venue Ellington Underground in Downtown Asheville to a built in crowd from Papadosio’s 2 night run at the Orange Peel! Photo’s and mini video of the performance will be taken for the student to use to build their artist social pages.

 

Two Curated Paths to choose from

Considering the wide variety of knowledge levels, two different instructional paths are offered. One for beginners and one for advanced Ableton users. Review the following information to choose the path most suited to your needs and knowledge level.

Beginner

Designed for users who are within their first couple years of use with Ableton Live. Intended to be a super-charged crash course to rapidly expand knowledge of the software and familiarity with many core concepts. This path is intended to be a launchpad for new musicians trying to get their careers off to a running start.

Advanced

For seasoned Ableton users who wish to rapidly and efficiently deepen their knowledge base of this revolutionary DAW providing enhanced workflows for music composition and production, sound design and synthesis, mixing and even mastering. Advanced live performance setups using various midi controllers and specialized methodology is also offered.

You will learn:

Basic Ableton Workflow
Beatmaking
Recording Audio
Midi Controllers
Remixing Tactics
Virtual Instruments
Session & Arrangement View
Live Performance Methods

You will learn:

Advanced Sound Design
Synthesis Techniques
Dynamics and Parallel Processing
Advanced Midi Control
Songwriting / Composition Methods
Advanced Mixing Concepts
Sound Treatment / Home Studio Design
Advanced Live Performance Methods

Daily Academy Schedule

9am-10am – Breakfast

10am-12pm – First Daily Class (Separate Beginner and Advanced Courses)

12pm – 2pm – Lunch and Free / Work Time

2pm – 4pm – Second Daily Class (Separate Beginner and Advanced Courses)

4pm – 7pm – Free time / Dinner in Asheville

7pm – 10pm – Collective Group Work Time with Personal Tutoring (all together working in the same room with headphones while teachers float around for personal assistance)  

Meet the Instructors

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