Music Production Class

With Instructor Justin Douville*

Explore endless creative opportunity and unleash your inner creative potential!

This beginner crash course will introduce students to the process of creating music on their computer: creating songs as a solo artist or facilitating recording and production of bands.

Eight - week course**

Mondays – October 21 through December 9, 7:00 – 8:00pm


Tuesdays – October 22 through December 10, 7:00 – 8:00pm




  • Programming a song start to finish using Ableton Live Lite

  • Basic songwriting and arranging

  • Basic mixing and mastering techniques to achieve a sonically balanced track

  • Recording, editing and processing vocals

  • Recording, editing and processing live instruments including the guitar and piano

  • Basic sound design and synthesis techniques used to create digital instruments and sonic textures

  • Basic music theory and sampling techniques to apply in creating Hip-hop beats and electronic music

Materials required:

  • One copy of Ableton Live Lite or a 30-day trial of Ableton Suite (download instructions provided upon registration)

  • One pair of over-the-ear or in-ear headphones


Class fee:

$500.00 (includes an exclusive collection of audio samples compiled and curated by your instructor)


To register or for more information contact:
Sarah Miller, Director
Westport School of Music
(203) 227-4931


*Justin Douville, music producer and DJ based originally out of Boulder, Colorado , has extensive experience creating and
performing electronic music. This includes audio editing, voiceover recording, and sound design for television and film.

**Minimum of 5 students required for class.

Individual sessions may be arranged @ $80.00/session

(call 203-227-4931 for scheduling)


Class location: Westport School of Music, 18 Woods Grove Road, Westport, CT 06880

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