Private Lessons @ Devotion Learn

Sometimes is is not possible, or practical, to take group classes. Private one-on-one lessons are a great solution for many. If you don’t see a class listing for something, it doesn’t mean we can’t do private lessons on that topic. All of our instructors are experts and love to teach. We offer hourly and package rates, and there is no need to make a big commitment up front.
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Ableton Live 101 – Ableton Certified Training

Ableton Live 9 is fun, powerful, flexible, spontaneous, and elegant – but often confounding to new users. There are just a few concepts required for understanding what Live is about, and this course covers all of Live’s fundamental concepts. While Ableton Live 101 is designed for musicians and DJs that are new to Live, it is a highly valuable course for non-beginners too.
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Ableton Live 202 – Record, Edit, Mix

Once you have all of Live 9’s fundamentals under your belt, it’s time to dig deeper. This intermediate level course covers various audio and MIDI recording techniques for stage and studio. After capturing your performances, edit and arrange them to finish your idea.
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Ableton Live 303 – From Idea to Reality; Making Live Yours

This course teaches you how to efficiently make use of Live 9’s amazingly customizable feature set, so quick realization of complex ideas is fun and efficient. To truly take advantage of Live’s power, you must learn how to combine multiple features into single workflows.
From custom mapping techniques, to building your own drums racks, to creative signal flow for effects processing, we will traverse a broad spectrum of features as you push your Live skills towards advanced territory. read more >
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Ableton Live 404 – Advanced Seminar

This course is for experienced Live users looking to take their skills and knowledge into expert territory, and are even thinking about eventually becoming an Ableton Certified Trainer. All too often computer musicians work in isolation, and therefore miss out on the important conversations that traditional musicians experience all of the time during creative sessions. read more >
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Native Instruments Maschine 101

Native Instruments’ Maschine fully integrates the best of vintage old school “hands-on” hardware and forward thinking software flexibility. More than just a “beat making” box, Maschine’s flexible software / hardware combo offers sampling, plug-in hosting, MIDI to Audio conversion via drag and drop, and a lot more. Whether on stage or in the studio, stand alone or hosted in your DAW of choice, the topics covered in this course will help everyone getting started with Maschine – even if you are not a total beginner.

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Mixing & Mastering w/ iZotope’s Ozone & Alloy

Wondering why your productions don’t sound like music you buy? Wishing they had more sonic impact? Then you need to learn what mixing and mastering is all about. Parallel Compression? Should I export as WAV at 24 bit? Dither? Sub Mix? Mid-Side? Peak or RMS? Techno, Rock, Hip Hop… regardless of the style of music you work with, the concepts and skills covered in this course will help you.

Plus, you get special academic pricing on iZotope software!
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Mixing & Mastering w/ T-RackS Certification

Wondering why your productions don’t sound like music you buy? Wishing they had more sonic impact? Then you need to learn what mixing and mastering is all about. Parallel Compression? Should I export as WAV at 24 bit? Dither? Sub Mix? Mid-Side? Peak or RMS? Techno, Rock, Hip Hop… regardless of the style of music you work with, the concepts and skills covered in this course will help you.
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Music Theory for Electronic and Indie Musicians

This course is for any musician, producer, or DJ – electronic or otherwise – that is not formally trained. All of the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, and harmony are covered. If you want to write catchier melodies, program drums, or just gain a better understanding of the language of music, then this course is for you. Musical examples from many styles and genres, classic and contemporary, are utilized to make theory concrete.

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Synthesis – From Virtual To Vintage Analog

Want to learn on real vintage analog synths? This course is a must for any aspiring electronic musician. Learn the history of the synthesizer and its path in both experimental and popular music.  We will discuss how sounds and features developed, and how they shaped the music they appeared in.   read more >
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Pro Tools 101 – Industry Standard.

Pro Tools is industry standard for a reason. If you want to quickly record, mix, and edit audio (and MIDI), then Pro Tools is for you. If you want to work in a professional recording studio, or enter the world of Audio Post Production (sound for picture), Pro Tools is an essential skill to have on your resume. read more >
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Logic 101 – Music Production

Logic is Awesome. Logic is a beast. This course is meant for those new to Logic… or at least still feel like they are. After taking this course, your should feel very comfortable finding your way around, and be able to focus on making music. read more >
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Ableton Certified Training Center



We are proud to be the first Ableton Certified Training Center in Brooklyn. Headed by one of the very first Ableton Certified Trainers, you can be sure that we are at the top of any list for learning Live, worldwide.

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