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Personalized training using Ableton Live for 6 months with Ableton Certified Trainer -Dan Giffin

Fast-Track your skills

Finish 1 track in 8 weeks learning creative production techniques, recording, mixing & mastering, sound design, music theory, live performance, and more.


Free membership with learning strategies to grow a fanbase and monetize your music.

1-on-1 Zoom meetings

1-on-1 meetings over Zoom for 6 months with ongoing feedback on your projects.

Exclusive Deals

Exclusive deals on music software/ gear by today's major companies. (Includes 40% off Ableton Live 11)

Courses & Webinars

Access hundreds of Ableton Live videos with courses & webinars on various topics


Full 6 Month program


Or 6 monthly payments of $580

Not all applicants accepted.
Schedule a phone interview with Dan to apply.

What Artists Are Saying...


Graham The Empire
Artist / Producer

Dan has such a vast amount of knowledge on Ableton Live and is able to produce amazing music in a quick, intuitive, and thoughtful way.  There isn't anything I've thrown at him that he hasn't been able to guide me on, even showing me things that I did not know were possible.


Phillip Austrom
Touring Musician / Producer

I can't recommend Dan enough, he is an excellent Ableton instructor.  In a short amount of time, he helped me gain a stronger grasp of Ableton's inner workings, refine my sound design and develop a more efficient workflow!



I've been working with Dan for over 2 years now.  He continues to blow my mind in helping me refine my mixing and production process, unlocking new creative potential in my tracks.


Beats by Tyler

I was more than blown away with everything I learned... I had no musical background prior.  I feel like I got a foundation to start my music production career...I can hit up producers with any questions I have and always get an answer or suggestion to help me out.


Dan Giffin

Dan Giffin is a Grammy experienced producer, mastering engineer, Ableton Certified Trainer, and performs under the artist name Philia. He hosts the Ableton Music Producer Podcast interviewing today's top music industry experts and has taught Ableton Live to hundreds of producers. Dan has collaborated with world-class musicians including Mac Miller, Machine Gun Kelly, The Band Perry and others. He's the official Indianapolis Ableton User Group Organizer and has collaborated with the Indianapolis Symphonic Orchestra, as well as hundreds of independent artists across many genres.

In early 2019, Dan trained in Los Angeles with the Electronic Creatives team, a group helping prepare tracks from studio to stage for major label artists including Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Lizzo, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Billie Eillish, The Grammy's, and other events. Dan performed at major music festivals including Electric Forest and shared the stage with Tiesto and others under his music project Philia

Quickly reach your goals with personalized training.

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Week 1

  • Introductory call with Dan – Setting your goals

  • Learn Ableton Live’s Interface

  • Producing & Recording with Audio / MIDI

  • Creating with Live’s Instruments

  • Sampling and Advanced Editing Tools

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom

Week 4

  • Using the PUSH 2 & MIDI Controllers

  • Methods For Finishing Tracks

  • Advanced Mixing/ Intro to Mastering

  • 3rd Party Plugins Review

  • Share Your Final Track with the Class

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom

Week 2

  • Creating Song Structure

  • Music Theory 101 – Playing Scales

  • Automation, Production Workflows & Hacks

  • Deep Dive Into Audio & MIDI Effects

  • Sound Design 101, 201

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom

Week 5 - 8

  • Setup a custom curriculum to advance the students skills based on their interests and future goals.

  • Work with student on a social media and music release strategies.


After 8 weekly Coaching Sessions, students will actively participate in the Live Producers Online community, connecting with other producers, getting track feedback, with continued 1-on-1 Coaching Sessions every 4 weeks for 1 year.

Week 3

  • Music Theory 201 – Writing Melodies & Basslines

  • Mixing Fundamentals & Tools

  • Recording Live Instruments

  • Using Mics, PreAmps, and Other Studio Gear

  • Post Mixing Tips & Working With Artists

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom

6 month Program Overview

subject to change based on your personal interests/goals

Limited Enrollment

program includes all Ableton Live courses, webinars, and online face-to-face lessons.

Over $2,000 worth of video courses & webinars included

Mixing Essentials 101 in Ableton Live

Improve the sound of your tracks by learning essential mixing concepts & workflows in Ableton Live.

Push 2 Controller Features & Functions Course

Learn the essentials to start producing quickly with the PUSH 2 controller

Intro to Ableton Live 11 Production Course

​Get started producing with Ableton Live's essential workflows and instruments

​APC40 mkii  Production & Performance Workflows

Learn workflows using the APC40 mkii controller for production and live performance

Ableton Live Performance Course

Learn how to setup up your tracks to perform with live instruments

DJing with Ableton Live

Learn workflows for DJing in Ableton Live


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