Electronic Music Production - SAE Dubai
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Train with internationally leading audio tools & industry music pros. Join this unique short course to gain practical skills from industry experts.
Electronic Music Production Short Course

Course Fee
Next Starting Date
AED 3650 excluding VAT
28 May 2024
Tues and Thu
6PM - 8PM
5 weeks


This course is designed for beginners and those at entry level seeking to delve into the captivating realm of modern electronic music. Throughout this programme, you will explore the foundational concepts that underpin electronic music creation, ranging from working with MIDI and audio to beat-making, sequencing, sampling and synthesis. Through hands-on exercises, practical demonstrations, and guided instruction, you will gain proficiency in electronic music production, including crafting captivating melodies, designing unique soundscapes, and arranging simple compositions. By the end of this course, you will have acquired a solid understanding of the fundamental principles of electronic music production, empowering you to confidently pursue your musical aspirations and embark on your creative endeavours in the ever-evolving world of electronic music.
  • Aspiring electronic music producers
  • Newcomers to electronic music production
  • Audio engineers who would like to get an understanding of electronic music
  • Ableton Live 11
  • Introduction to Ableton Live 11.
  • Understanding musical concepts: rhythm, pitch, and song structure.
  • Introduction to rhythm: understanding tempo and drum sounds – kicks, claps, hi-hats and percussion.
  • Rhythm continued: Working with Drum Rack.
  • Introduction to pitch: Melody and Bass.
  • Pitch continued: Using a MIDI keyboard and Live’s MIDI scale effects to record a performance
  • Introduction to sampling: Using Live’s ‘Simpler’ instrument to manipulate audio samples.
  • Introduction to EQ and Compression.
  • Introduction to mixing concepts.
  • Using automation to create movement in your tracks.
  • On-Campus
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