Electronic Music: Ableton 11 with Trovarsi

Part 1 – Introduction to Ableton Live 11

Learn the basics of how to produce music in Ableton Live 11 including recording clips, the difference between midi and analog, how to load sounds, understanding arrangement views, and more. No prior experience with Ableton is required, though you will need to download the latest version of the software prior to class (free 90-day trial is available on their website).

Postponed – check back in Fall 2021/Spring 2022!

Part 2 – Intermediate Ableton Live 11

Take your Ableton knowledge to the next level in this class on production techniques! We will cover comping, sampling, creative arrangement and editing, automation, midi mapping. Basic knowledge of Ableton is recommended prior to taking this class. Please have the latest version of Ableton 11 downloaded.

Postponed – check back in Fall 2021/Spring 2022!

Package: Part 1 & 2 Ableton

Postponed – check back in Fall 2021/Spring 2022!


Suggested technical requirements: computer, internet access, audio interface, microphone, and headphones. Download of Ableton Live 11.

About the Instructor: 

Trovarsi is an LA based music composer/producer, live electronic artist, educator, and streaming YouTube host. Over the past decade, Trovarsi has released her music on a wide variety of notable electronic music labels. Her work transcends genres, cultures, and boundaries, yet also authentically and reverentially embraces many creative traditions. With a hybrid blend of modular and analogue synthesizers, drum machines and Ableton, Trovarsi embraces Afrofuturistic electronic expression while remaining firmly planted by her musical roots. 

Trovarsi is co-founder of the Southern California Synth Society, whose purpose is to educate and facilitate interest in electronic music through synthesizers, modular DIY builds and community events. She also founded the international streaming festival Frequency Shift, featuring female and gender expansive electronic artists.  Additionally, Trovarsi produces Faders Up, an online monthly interview/performance show highlighting unique artists in electronic music. She is the curator of Transduction Signal on FNOOB Techno Radio, which showcases global artists/DJ’s as well as up-and-coming electronic musicians.

Whether performing in the LA underground or on global streaming platforms, Trovarsi continues to push the boundaries of electronic music.