Music Production - Level 2

8 Week Program

Next Semester Begins: November 13, 2019

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In level 1, we focus on teaching the basic navigation on Ableton Live, and how to use it to compose original music. Our second-level course concentrates on expanding and refining your sonic vocabulary, and finding your original sound. Topics include synthesis, sound design, EQ and understanding the frequency spectrum, compression, gain staging, and how to get your music ready to send to labels. Students will leave with a deep understanding of ways to write original sounding music at a professional level .

Class runs Thursdays 7-9pm. Students may come as early as 6pm for any homework related questions and help.

Who Should Take This Course?

This class is designed for those that have completed our level 1 course. It has a strong focus on synthesis, mixdown and sound design techniques.

If you’d like to jump straight to level 2 please contact us.

8 WeekS, 16 hours instruction + 8 office hours:  

Next Class: Begin November 13, 2019

One payment of $699.

Payment Plans are available. Contact for info.

Contact Jake Robertz at or 587 784 0781 for any questions

Student Perks

  • 40% Discount on Ableton Live

  • Educational discounts up to 50% with companies like Fab Filter, Soundtoys, Izotope, DMG, Black Octopus Sound and More!

  • Weekly feedback on assignments

  • PDF summary of each week's lesson

  • Opportunity for midweek support and questions via e-mail

  • Discounted pricing on booking studio time, private lessons, and special events

Class Time

Class runs Once a week from 7-9pm

Office Hours 6-7pm

Class runs for 2 hours once a week for a total of 16 hours class time.

The next semester starts November 13, 2019

Course Requirements

  • A laptop that can run Ableton Live

  • Headphones

  • Ableton Live 10 Suite (available at 40% discount for all Night Vision Music Academy students)

Class Topics Include

  • How to use EQ

  • Synthesis & Sound Design

  • Chords, Voice Leading, Inversions

  • Practical Sound Design

  • Return Tracks, Reverb & Delay

  • Sampling

  • FM Synthesis

  • Mixing: Gain Staging

  • Mixing: EQ

  • Mixing: Compression

  • Organization, Preparing for Mastering

  • And Much More!

Contact Jake Robertz at or 587 784 0781 for any questions