Ableton Live for Beginners

In this workshop, we will learn the basic fundamentals of the interface and build a beat using the midi instruments within the DAW.

Please note: you must have a downloaded version of Ableton Live Trial

You Will Learn: 

  • Build a Beat

  • MIDI Drums

  • MIDI Inst: bass, pads, synths

  • Tracking Audio

  • Create a song in a classic structure; intro, verse, chorus, etc.. in arrangement view

About the Speaker:
Maylee Todd is a Filipnx multi-media artist, artist consultant, musician, and curator based in Toronto. Her creativity derives from a wide range of artistic disciplines: songwriting, production, performance art, dance, and 3-D projection mapping. Maylee released three records “Choose Your Own Adventure” (2010), Escapology (2013), and Acts Of Love (2017). Todd’s single, “Baby’s Got It” Hit top 10 across Japan’s billboard charts and her records have glowing reviews from CBC, NPR, Vogue Japan, and Okay Player.


General Admission - $45 + tax
Member Admission - $25 +tax

Next Workshop:
December  3rd - How to build a multimedia show in Ableton
(Prerequisite: you must have a minimum requirement of 2 songs with stems bounced out and 2 visuals mov)

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The  zoom link and password will be sent in your ticket.  Please make sure to check your email. 

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser. 

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.