August 6-10

August 13-17


If electronic music is your passion, this week-long intensive is your opportunity to learn industry standard techniques used on today’s pop, EDM and urban records. This program is designed to provide you with the language and the tools to push your limits as an electronic musician. Beyond the Beat’s experienced faculty will help you develop your skills in sound synthesis and sampling, electronic music production and beat making. Program sessions will use Ableton Live, software synths Serum and Massive, software sequencers/samplers NI’s Maschine as well as online resources like

This program is geared towards beginners and intermediate electronic musicians as well as artists interested in self-producing. Some of the topics covered during this five-day workshop are:

  • DAW foundations
  • Synthesizer foundations
  • Song form structure
  • Music theory for the electronic musician
  • Beat making/Building a groove


Hardware Requirements:

Laptop, audio interface and headphones

Software Requirements:
Ableton Live, Xfer Records and/or NI Massive


  • music theory, arrangement, and editing
  • using drum machines, samples and loops
  • how to reproduce common EDM sounds
  • how to use MIDI

Program Specs

Program Length Five Days
Program Dates Week A Monday, August 6th – Friday, August 10th
Week B Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 17th
Registration Fee $30*
Tuition $399**                ASK ABOUT OUR REFERRAL PROGRAM
Age Range 14+

 Sample Schedule

Monday Activity
4:00-6:00 DAW foundations part I
6:00-7:00 Break
7:00-8:00 Music Theory for the electronic musician
8:00-9:00 Lab Time/1 on 1 sessions

Tuition includes:

All workshops, multiple 1 on 1 sessions, access to all professional equipment and recording rig.
Personal laptop and software not provided.

Registration Deadline:
Register before April 30th to take advantage of the early bird special and receive 15% off your tuition. Regular deadline is May 31st, 2018.
Dates are subject to change.

* Nonrefundable. Program information subject to change.

**Early bird price. Tuition is subject to increase after 04/30/18