• 16 Lessons + Workbook

    Learn from producer, mastering engineer and Ableton guru Marco Spaventi how to make your first track in Ableton Live. Marco has been teaching Live for years, and has mastered tracks for Carl Cox, Dekmantel and Marcel Dettmann. In 16 videos and a workbook, he will teach you how to make your first track.

  • Accreditation

    On completing this course, you will have a basic understanding of the many facets of Ableton Live. You’ll have finished your first track, and furthermore adopted a hands-on approach to the production of your music. You will be rewarded with a Certificate of Completion in Basic Ableton Live Production.

  • Anytime, anywhere

    Start educating yourself by entering Our House Academy’s worldwide network of dance music experts and brands. Learn on your own terms, at your own pace, in your own time. Follow all courses on mobile, desktop or tablet. Master your field of interest, and pave your way to a long and fulfilling career.

About Marco Spaventi

Marco Spaventi is a producer, mastering engineer and performing artist. He has been audio engineer for a worldwide range of clients - artists like Carl Cox, Marcel Dettman, Egyptian Lover, and labels like Rush Hour and Dekmantel. Marco stood out as a knowledgeable engineer from an early stage. After obtaining a diploma for audio engineering at SAE, he soon became the head lecturer there for the electronic music production course. He teaches workshops for Ableton, the Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam and The School of House. He knows Ableton Live like the back of his hand, and will teach you all you need to know to produce your first track.
About Marco Spaventi

Optional: Coaching

Our industry professionals will coach you, helping you with all your questions during a live online 1-on-1 video session. Schedule your free appointment, get feedback on your workbook and discuss your next steps and further career strategy.

All of our coaches are seasoned experts in various fields of expertise – from DJ/producers to bookers, and from label owners to PR kingpins and social media gurus. They can help you grow and further develop in the fields of music producing, DJing, artist career, marketing strategy and events.

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Optional: Coaching

About The School of House

Our House Academy is a new collective spin on electronic music education — a DIY e-learning platform within a serious music industry network in which anyone and everyone is invited to participate. We are a catalyst, dedicated to boosting careers.

The Amsterdam-based academy was founded in 2015 on the idea of sharing 30 years of knowledge and experience in electronic music and events with new generations. Our aim is to focus on knowledge transfer within the dance industry, through masterclasses — standing on the shoulder of giants.

In the past five years, over 2500 talents from all over the world have followed our classes at the A'DAM Tower — in the fields of DJing, Music & Production, Artist Business and Events & Organisation.

Together with the Conservatory of Amsterdam, we've also set up the Amsterdam Electronic Music Academy (AEMA), the first Associate Degree of its kind, educating talented musicians to become professional DJ/Producers.
About The School of House

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  • 30+ years of knowledge

    Teachers who spearheaded Dutch dance music

  • 2.500+ student alumni

    Enrolled and kick-started their career since 2015

  • Your time to lift off

    From aspiring artists to seasoned DJ/producers

Melina Dixon, Student at Our House Academy

“These courses are highly recommended for anyone who wants to know more about the Dance event industry! Inspiring teachers from the professional field, good guidance and challenging assignments are parts of Our House Academy!”

Melina Dixon, Student at Our House Academy

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