beat making

Maschine & Ableton

Group & Private Classes

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Beat Making 101 - Ableton & Maschine
Novice Producer Class  -  $75 BI-WEEKLY or $150 Per Month

Produce Your Own Beats

We designed a curriculum that consists of intense lesson plans to provide guaranteed results.

Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working studio from seasoned Music Producers!

Our 16 -week program teaches you the entire process and pushes students to explore professional music production while using the most important tools of the industry, like Ableton Live & Native Instruments Maschine. 

WHAT YOU LEARN

  • Music History

  • Vocabulary

  • Intro to Equipment / Software

  • Drum Patterns & Sequences

  • Sound Library

  • Modify Sounds

  • Counting / Beats Per Minute

  • Mixing / Layering 

  • Beat Styles & Samples 

Music Production with Ableton or Maschine:

Get clear on the direction you want to go when its time to take the beat you hear in your head to creating the actual version.

WHAT YOU CREATE

  • Song Structure

  • Recreating Sounds

  • Drum Sounds / Patterns

  • Building a Beat 

Topics covered include:

  • Recording & Audio Sampling

  • Advanced Synth building

  • Drum Programming

  • Improvisation

  • Introduction to Basic Mixing.

 

Students meet once a week on the same day and time each week. Class sizes are small and contribute to a collaborative setting allowing peer to peer connection.

 

If you already have some experience, we are happy to evaluate you and recommend the correct Level for entry into the program. All students completing the program will graduate with certification and a plaque at graduation.

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Class Meets 1X A WEEK + For 16 Weeks

Class is the Same Day & Time each week which makes for easy scheduling!

Beat Making 101 includes 30+ hours* of curriculum and lab hours. Our job is to teach you how to become a technically efficient, Beat Maker / Producer by the end of your course. 

 

We do this by creating mile-markers that provide Progress Reports, Tests, Live Gigs, and heavy mentorship from instructors, special Guests, and collaboration with your classmates. Our job is to make sure you have grasped and mastered all concepts.

All Student Graduates receive a plaque of certification 

Register Early for Next Semester Beat Making Classes Below
Just $25.00 Will Secure Your Seat!

Upcoming Events

  • After School Program #SoulfulTechniques
    Sep 14, 2021, 3:00 PM – May 26, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Norfolk, 253 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Time to Get Active!  SOULFUL TECHNIQUES After School Sessions were created to meet the needs of hard working parents who desire a better after school experience for their child! At MTS we provide each student with an upbeat, safe, enriching youth led environment.
  • WEDNESDAY 6:30PM ~ MIX 101 - Novice
    Wed, Sep 15
    Music Theory Studios
    Sep 15, 2021, 6:30 PM – Mar 02, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Learn the Art of DJing! This is a non refundable $25.00 deposit to hold you place in class
  • SATURDAY - Youth MIX 101 ~ Beginner
    Sat, Sep 18
    Music Theory Studios
    Sep 18, 2021, 12:00 PM – Mar 12, 2022, 1:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Learn the Art of DJing! This is a non refundable $25.00 deposit to hold you place in class
  • SATURDAY 12:OOPM ~ MIX 101 - Novice
    Sat, Sep 18
    Music Theory Studios
    Sep 18, 2021, 12:00 PM – Mar 12, 2022, 12:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Learn the Art of DJing! This is a non refundable $25.00 deposit to hold you place in class
  • SATURDAY 1:OOPM ~ MIX 101
    Sat, Sep 18
    Music Theory Studios
    Sep 18, 2021, 1:00 PM – Mar 12, 2022, 2:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios , 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of DJing! This is a non refundable $25.00 deposit to hold you place in class
  • TUESDAY 6PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Tue, Nov 02
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 02, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT – Feb 15, 2022, 7:00 PM EST
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software. This $25 Registration Fee holds your Seat in the Beat Making 101 Novice Class.
  • TUESDAY 7PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Tue, Nov 02
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 02, 2021, 7:00 PM – Feb 15, 2022, 8:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios , 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software.
  • TUESDAY 8PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Tue, Nov 02
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 02, 2021, 8:00 PM – Feb 08, 2022, 9:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios , 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software.
  • WEDNESDAY 6:3OPM ~ MIX 103 - ADVANCED
    Wed, Nov 03
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 03, 2021, 6:30 PM – Feb 16, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA, USA
    Learn the Art of DJing! This is a non refundable $25.00 deposit to hold you place in class
  • THURSDAY 6PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Thu, Nov 04
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 04, 2021, 6:00 PM – Feb 17, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios , 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software.
  • THURSDAY 7PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Thu, Nov 04
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 04, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT – Feb 17, 2022, 8:00 PM EST
    Music Theory Studios , 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software.
  • THURSDAY 8PM ~ BEAT 101 ~ NOVICE
    Thu, Nov 04
    Music Theory Studios
    Nov 04, 2021, 8:00 PM – Feb 17, 2022, 9:00 PM
    Music Theory Studios, 253 Monticello Ave Suite 444, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Learn the Art of Beat Making in a real working music studio from seasoned Music Producers! This curriculum-based hands on course guarantees results using both hardware & software.

WE HAVE THE BLUEPRINT

Hands on Approach

Students lead the way allowing them a complete hands-on approach to ensure growth and understanding. We’ve been providing impactful learning for students through cutting edge project-based learning for over a decade.

We Provide Equipment

Our Top of the Line Gear & Software allow Students to learn and use the same equipment that industry professionals use daily. Others may offer similar courses only MTS teaches students to develop like the pros.

Learn from the Best

Our instructors include highly respected DJs, indie & major producers, accomplished artists, and industry professionals who have a passion for sharing their knowledge.The MTS Team is a group of industry professionals and passionate educators, that aim to always provide the highest level of teaching to our students.