Recording, arranging and producing your music

What we offer

We offer a range of mini courses and masterclasses to help you learn recording, producing and mixing techniques. There are also opportunities to learn how to integrate samples and loops in to your live performances.

Musician recording music in a studio

Mini courses and recording in our studio

Ableton Live and Logic Pro X mini course

Introduction to Logic Pro X 

Learn the basics of recording and arranging with Apple’s industry standard software Logic Pro X, ideal for singer-songwriters, bands and composers.

Help for advanced Logic users is also available on the course.

Introduction to Ableton Live

Learn the basics of Ableton Live including how to use integrate it into live performances, plus learn how to create your own samples and loops and craft them into well-produced tracks.

Ableton Live and Logic Pro X sessions run alternately in blocks of four - five weeks and run two or three times a year. Sessions are usually taught in groups of four to eight on iMacs.

The sessions normally run on Tuesdays between 18:00 - 20:00 in Room 1N95, N Block, on our Frenchay Campus.

Producing, arranging and mixing

An excellent follow-up to both Logic and Ableton courses. This course helps you to take your skills to the next level, learning how to arrange and mix down your finished tracks.

Record your music in our studio

If you want to record your music you can do it in our studio.

Studio training sessions

We run training sessions weekly on Tuesday afternoons where you can get the info and knowledge you need to get started. Once you are a member you will be sent a link to book into studio training.

Training sessions run from 15:00-17:00 in the Centre for Music.

Record your demo: weekend sessions

You can also submit a proposal if you want to spend a whole weekend working on a bigger project with support from Centre for Music's sound engineer Geoff Widdowson.

The application needs to be in advance via audition. Email or for details. 

Recording and mixing in a professional studio

A perfect follow-up to the Logic course and for those already with some know-how, this rare mini course introduces you to the incredible recording facilities in N Block on our Frenchay Campus. 

How to book

To book on to any of our mini courses or studio sessions you need to become a member. Membership is free for students. Once you are a member you can book your place.

Current members can email to book your place.