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Music Production Basics: MIDI

February 22, 4:15 pm.

Are you interested in learning how to make music using digital software?


In this introductory class, you’ll get a chance to learn:

– A comprehensive introduction to Ableton Live and its main features
– How to use MIDI tracks and instruments to create melodies, chord progressions and special fx
– Get an in-depth understanding of chord and scale plugins and how to use them to streamline your writing process
– The opportunity to work on your own music and receive feedback from your peers and instructors

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced musician looking to learn more about digital music production, this class is for you.

No prior experience necessary. Teens can use both Windows PC and Apple iMac computers.  If they would like to keep their work from class, attendees are encouraged to bring their own flash drive or external hard drive to the Media Lab.

This program is made possible by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).



455 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York United States