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Level 3 in Electronic Music Production, Performance, and Entrepreneurship

Do you have a passion for electronic music, technology, DJing, and a drive to succeed in the dance music industry? If so, we have an extraordinary opportunity for you to ‘do’ exactly what you love!

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Level 3 in Songwriting, Production, and Entrepreneurship

Are you ready to take your songwriting and production to the next level, and turn your talent into a successful career? Look no further! Our groundbreaking course is designed specifically for aspiring creatives like you, offering a comprehensive curriculum that covers all aspects of the music industry.

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Hear what our previous students have to say about us!

Thanks to Matt's expertise and knowledge of cinematography, he was able to bring my vision to life. Matt's work and amazing attention to detail has given me a fantastic catalog of photos and videos I am proud to showcase to my clients

- Audrey Morguess Realtor (PLG Estates)

He nails it every time. No one would believe that he shot my first video with an old iPhone 5. The Video quality look as if we had a major budget

- Mike (Trife) Goode

Matthew’s an emerging young videographer with not only a great eye but also an in depth understanding with what he does pre to post, from behind the lens to editing behind a computer, he brings the material you want and dream projects come true

- Tyler Hall (Smoke and Mirrors Productions)

Matt is a highly knowledgeable and talented video production professional. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable about all technical aspects of video production, he is an excellent teacher of the craft. Matthew is always sharing his broad knowledge of camera systems, formats, lenses, lighting and even audio when he works on my sets

- Andrew Oleck (Bayview Drive Films)

I have worked with Matthew Stanley for roughly 5 years, and in that time he has always demonstrated a leadership position within the camera department. He is highly skilled in the technical aspects of filmmaking, whether it be the camera, cinema lenses, matte boxes, digital file formats or the editing software we are using for post-production. I can always count on Matthew to deliver the highest quality on set and off

- Joshua Bartos (i95 Creative)

The course was really great. The teachers were really helpful and knowledgable. Getting to practice within the class definitely helps, and the constructive feedback is so valuable. I really enjoyed this course and look forward to possibly taking a production course.

- Cory Gomez

Joe is a great instructor who has a lot of industry experiences. He also is very patient and really cares for his students. I learnt a lot from him in only a couple sessions.

- Tian Qiu

I had a small size class so I get a lot of hands-on experience. Also, my instructor is very experienced and knowledgable and he was able to teach us a lot of tips for getting into the industry.

- Tian Qiu

The course does a good job of expressing the importance of all aspects of music. Art of flow, synthesis, business, and marketing/branding are all building blocks of the aspiring musician pyramid. Armed with knowledge from each category (and of course good work ethic), anyone can navigate the long, crazy road to becoming a successful and happy musician.

- Daniel Ferenbach

Class sizes were perfect, so there was a great balance of one on one instruction and instruction on broad topics.

- Adam Booker

Good structure and reinforcement, instructor open to answering all questions and being as helpful as possible covering a wide variety of topics.

- Suzy Lamb

I just wanted to say THANK YOU so much for such an awesome experience. The classes Garnish offered and the final experience at Exchange LA was the push I needed to accelerate my new career and gave me confidence as a DJ.

- Matthew Naramore

I learned so much about music theory and songwriting in this course. Matt was extremely knowledgeable and helpful throughout. I have a better understanding of contemporary music because of it.

- Carmela Llamoso

The fact that you are grouped with people interested in the same kind of music is great. After taking this class I feel completely ready to go from being a bedroom DJ to playing out in front of large crowds.

- Garrett Richardson

You'll learn a lot more then what you would expect to.

- Sergio Alcaraz

Sharing and learning from a legendary Producer/Engineer is priceless and incredible.

- Pablo Toscano

The course is very friendly and engaging. Any and all questions will be asked with no hesitation or frustration, and it helps everyone else in the class that might have the same question in mind.

- Ryan Conway

Affordable classes with a lot of knowledgeable teachers that are down to earth and easy going... amazing teachers.

- Anthony C

The instructor was great. He was extremely good at explaining things and always gave us enough time to put what we were learning into practice. Most importantly, he is passionate about music and actually enjoys teaching which really makes the whole experience very enjoyable.

- Reggie Chelsom

It’s a great school and have great teachers. Some schools care only about fancy gear in the classroom and forget about the essential: the teachers!

- João Gama

This kind of material and skill needs to be well TAUGHT. The instructors were excellent teachers and mentors. They are very passionate about the craft - and are extremely knowledgeable as well as experienced. But they also are very good at articulating the lessons and passing along that wisdom so we can learn... The course was an excellent mix of discussion as well as hands-on training. The instructors also set an exceptional tone for our classroom and created an environment that was motivating and optimal for learning. Great job!

- Eugene KirillovAlan Guno

If you're trying to establish connections with local artists that have made a name for themselves in LA (the instructors) than this is a great program to join. You get to talk with them about their personal experiences and get a lot of really good inside tips about production from a professional point of view. Highly recommended. Not just to learn, but to make connections.

- Zach Klein

I work with some of the biggest music producers in the industry on a daily basis. Now I understand how they do what they do.

- Shaun Royer

Great hands-on training to get you feeling confident about performing

- Alyse Ferrar

I took this course to build a stable foundation in Ableton. What I got was not only a foundation, but and incredible amount of knowledge that surpassed my expectations. I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to take that next progression from DJ’n to producing. I now have the full confidence to open up Ableton and make a full blown production from scratch. I have Garnish and their awesome teachers to thank for that!

- Corey Aguilar

The course is very friendly and engaging. Any and all questions will be asked with no hesitation or frustration, and it helps everyone else in the class that might have the same question in mind.

- Ryan Conway

It was the perfect combination of knowledge and experience. The course was very well planned out, and never did it feel like we were going too slow or too fast.

- Kristina Korban

The course was very enjoyable, challenging, and fulfilling. The Garnish School is a great space to learn the fundamentals essential to becoming a strong, well-developed music producer. The instructors took the time to teach & explain complex software techniques, and designed special classes to illustrate specific aspects of music making,  and vocal recording techniques. The instructors were varied in their careers & producing styles, making for well-rounded instruction. The instructors were fun to engage with and were interested in building the students and our experiences. I'm so happy this school came to LA from London, and that I made the commitment to complete this course. I feel ready to jump forward and continue working on my music. Thanks to all the Garnish instructors and to Dave for creating this fantastic school!

- Spencer Barnes @jaemisson

I would highly recommend Garnish because besides providing the technical aspects of the course material, the teachers are very knowledgeable about not only Ableton but music production in general, which is a huge help. Garnish provides a great environment for music producers from all walks of life.

- Terry Pham

The instructors were great. They were extremely good at explaining things and always gave us enough time to put what we were learning into practice. Most importantly, they are passionate about music, and actually enjoy teaching, which really makes the whole experience fulfilling and fun.

- Reggie Chelsom

I've played with software for a couple of years and thought I got most of it down, but I was wrong. I would definitely recommend this course to anybody wanting to learn the production side of music. It was incredibly helpful, and left me inspired to make tracks 24/7. Great course!

- Kristina Bialkowski

The course is done beautifully, and the instructors deliver it perfectly!

- Cory Garner

Both instructors were extremely knowledgeable, and quickly adapted to the areas which I needed the most work. There's also no substitute for being face to face with an instructor, to immediately address any logjams in the workflow.

- CJ DeLeo

The course throughly covers the fundamentals of synthesis and has helped me understand concepts that go beyond the everyday Youtube tutorial. The course has made Youtube tutorials and other concepts of sound design easily understood.

- Daniel Tran

The EMP course is a good time and super informative. I've been writing and producing music for the past year in Logic. There was so much I wanted to transcribe from my mind to my DAW, I just didn't fully know how. Fortunately, the EMP course changed that in just a few short weeks. Very exciting. Not to mention the Garnish LA folks are super cool.

- Patricia Seely

If you're looking for in-depth knowledge about electronic music and how to create sounds using 3rd party software through Ableton or Logic then this course will definitely help you! Beginners can follow along but if you're a more advanced producer, then this will definitely show you more advanced techniques to apply to your productions! Extremely happy I found and attended this course!

- DJ WIED

If you are trying to establish connections with local artists that have made a name for themselves in LA (the instructors) than this is a great program to join. You get to talk with them about their personal experiences and get a lot of really good inside tips about production from a professional point of view. Highly recommended not just to learn but to make industry connections.

- Zach Klein

Garnish instructors do a great job at being in depth and detailed with everything so that no question or misunderstanding is left unsolved.

- Austen Greene

The teachers were AMAZING. I learned so much. The class was small and dedicated and the teachers were great with explaining everything. I am so glad I took the course!

- Marisa Johnson

Great tutor. Very fun/relaxed environment.

- Liam O'Donnell

I've learned much more than I expected in such a short amount of time. On top of that, the teacher was perfect for what I wanted to accomplish in the 4 weeks that I was here. When I first walked into this class, I knew close to nothing. Now, I am able to go through comfortably start to finish.

- Ethan Schnitzer

Affordable classes with a lot of knowledgable teachers that are down to earth and easy going… amazing teachers.

- Anthony C

I would recommend your courses to a friend because I felt it was very professional and personal which I appreciate.

- Johan Grimberg

Sharing and learning from a legendary Producer/Engineer is priceless and incredible.

- Pablo Toscano

The instructor was amazing. To be able to learn mixing and mastering in 36 hours is unbelievable!

- COG

I have taken about 3 mixing courses online and learned something from each. This by far was the most helpful because it tied everything together and having a hands-on approach is the best. The instructor was super enthusiastic and patient as well. For the price and being a one week full session, nothing else compares.

- Biren M Patel

The teacher is awesome, his enthusiasm and knowledge makes the class a blast while taking in tons of useful tips/techniques.

- Sep

Darryl Swann. Enough said. He is a passionate, humble, experienced, and incredible human. He would help any of his students in anyway he could and he loves teaching. We now work together outside of Garnish and I couldn't be happier to have connected with him through Garnish.

- Patrick McCutcheon

I came into the class with a good understanding of my DAW (Logic Pro X course here at Garnish) but minimal knowledge of mixing/mastering. I thought the class was a great supplement to the knowledge I gained from the Logic Pro X course. I never felt lost, and now know how to achieve a clean mix and master.

- Kevin Yee

I won't change anything. I learned and enjoyed a lot! Good location and neighborhood, nice people and easy parking.

- Mono Villa

I've been producing music for 15-20 years and even have a recording arts degree. The instructors were absolutely amazing and helped me grasp mixing and mastering in a very relatable down to earth way. I feel like my production has finally taken the step up it needed. Loved the class and would love to take more courses at Garnish. Great learning

- Jeremy Wells

Instructors are well-experienced and can speak from tremendous amounts of real-world experience. They are also very passionate - not just about music and working in the industry, but they are passionate about teaching and getting the students the best learning experience possible. This makes a big difference in how successful the course is for the students… We were also able to get a lot of detailed and hands-on work - which was great!

- Alan G

Garnish mix classes helped me the strengthen and expand my knowledge in mixing and mastering techniques immensely. With Grammy-winning engineers, what more could you hope for?!

- Bernardo Passarinho

At last I have a clear perspective of how mixing and mastering works!

- Andres Alzate

definitely learned so much in this course. The techniques on mixing and mastering that I learned in this class really helped me take my music to another level.

- Raymond Medina

My songs that were already finished were improved significantly, when I didn't think there was much room to improve. My writing ability and originality also increased. Casey is patient, but also honest, and it's exactly what I needed to get my music to another level. She was always open to hear original songs and give feedback, and was very good with answering questions even if they were asked more than once. If I could take the course myself again I totally would.

- Evan Frazer

Learned about song structure theoretically, but also about how to implement it. We saw what a songwriting session looks like, and how to get past obstacles that are common to those types of creative marathons.

- Michael Wiener

I would recommend this course to my friends that love music and creating their own songs. I definitely have learnt so much and loved everything about it.

- Brianna O'Connor

I wouldn't change a thing about this course. It was ten times better than I expected it to be. The instructor was incredibly informative and kept things fun. I've played with software for a couple of years and thought I got most of the basics down but I definitely was wrong. Great course! I would definitely recommend this course to anybody wanting to learn the production side of music. It was incredibly helpful and left me inspired to make tracks 24/7.

- Kristina Bialkowski

I went from knowing pretty much nothing about Logic to knowing how to built loops, work with midi, mix, and actually be able to record the music I write and and arrange on the computer. I'm really excited because Logic Pro X has opened up a new world for me as a singer songwriter!

- Dawn Red Sun

I am a lot better off than I was months ago blindly watching Youtube tutorials and not knowing what I was doing. The teacher was a great, very patient and understanding, with all skill levels in the room.

- Abraham Perrotta

The small class size allowed the instructor time to give us individual attention/feedback. The teaching style was easily adjusted according to the levels in the class. As a very new producer, I never felt left behind. I never would have thought I could make this much progress in just 6 weeks!

- Andie Arbogast

This class was great. I've been wanting to learn digital music production and was warned that Logic was one of the most complex and difficult to learn DAW. In only 6 days I think I've learned the program well enough to start producing my own tracks. Not only that but I've left the class with enough excitement to get busy and make some music with my new found knowledge.

- Paul Vachier

It was very hands on. the teacher knew a vast amount about this topic and is very informative and clear. He has methods of utilizing teachings that enable us to relate to better understand in what circumstances these methods would be used for productions.

- Raymond Casarez

This class was tough for me, as I'm a beginner (and am 48 with not a ton of technical or DAW experience). I wanted to immerse myself, so I could learn as much as possible, but much of the class was still a bit too advanced for me. Darren was fantastic, and I REALLY appreciated the offer to come back and stand in future classes. That makes me feel like I'll definitely get my moneys worth!

- William 'John' Bragg

I came into the program with no idea how to work Logic, and after the intensive week, I worked out programming beats, using loops and samples…I feel like I can take my music to the next level now. Thanks 🙂

- Christy Thompson

Great teacher who leaves no stone unturned! After Garnish, I feel that I have the tools to build a strong foundation and begin a career in the music industry.

- Daniel Cobos

It’s a great school and have great teachers. Some schools care only about fancy gear in the classroom and forget about the essential: the teachers!

- João Gama

The Electronic Music Academy is a good time and super informative. I've been writing and producing music for the past year. There was so much I wanted to transcribe from my mind to my DAW, but I just didn't fully know how. Fortunately, the EMA course changed that in just a few short weeks. Very exciting! Not to mention the Garnish LA folks are super cool.

- Patricia Seely

I came in knowing literally nothing and now I can make a quality track in just a day or two. Simple as that.

- Jason Heffler @fluenceemusic

The course helped me learn exactly what I wanted to learn and more. It was super hands-on, which will help me retain what I learned in the course for a long time.

- Benjamin S Shirken

I loved the small classes that made it easy to interact with the instructor and let you tailor the course to your needs and areas of improvement.

- Brazzabelle

I went to school at Stanford for three years and had been taught by many great professors. But I'm thoroughly convinced that my Ableton teacher in the Electronic Music Academy was the best teacher I've ever had. The way he mixes new content, exercises, and little projects is really affective, and I felt like I could do pretty much whatever I want in Ableton.

- William Huang

A lot of knowledgable teachers that are down to earth and easy going… amazing school all round!

- Anthony C

The small class sizes allows one on one interaction, which is essential. I didn't really care for it before, but you can really get to know your peers and instructors. I feel confident about starting a career in DJing now after learning the foundation through this class.

- Kristin Wong

Had a great time and learned a lot, the course took me to another level as a DJ.

- Adam Booker

Not only was the class very enjoyable but it also was very informative and comprehensive.

- Andres Monsalve

Garnish is no nonsense and straight to the point. Top notch education!

- Amvision

Josh is very good at making his students feel comfortable. He teaches in a way that is easy to understand and also makes his lessons very fun. My overall experience in this class was great. I feel very lucky to have gotten him as my mentor. I've learned so much more with him than I could have learned on my own, and I am extremely satisfied with the outcome of this one week course. Thank you!

- Christine Lee

It's a great program, you get to learn a lot within the days. The instructor was very patient and made the whole process of learning very easy for us. Glad i signed up.

- Zdenka Valentova

The Garnish DJ course gives you a full spectrum of experience from practicing your set, refining it, and then playing for an audience. The DJ course provided the knowledge and experience I needed to feel confident playing anywhere.

- Patrick Lewey

I wanted to thank you once again for the great night yesterday! Thank you for the unbelievable chance to play in such a good and big place as Exchange Club and for the chance to feel amazing emotions Djing! I hope you liked it and were glad about my set. I appreciate your help and support during the night! I had really good time! Your school and particularly Dj class are fantastic!

- Eugene Kirillov

I learned more in 6 days than a year of trying to learn on my own. Explained everything in an easy to understand format. Covered tons of material.

- Michelle Tsukamoto

Lots of one on one, great break down, wonderful teacher. Awesome staff..I cant wait to take a production course to advance what I have learned in this class. Very positive, super supportive. I'm so happy I decided to cont. with my education..201 made everything gel in my brain from the first class especially when I started playing out. It all made sense.

- Bee Cregar

Everything went really well in Ibiza this time and I had so much fun! I am so glad you taught me, you're the best xoxo

- Paris Hilton

The classes were a game-changer. In just a few weeks I was playing at gigs with confidence and getting booked for more. I would never be where I am now without Garnish

- Nikki Pennie

Your SDP course is awesome. Perfect for DJs who want to take that all-important leap to produce their own music

- Audiofly

I can’t believe how much better my mixes sound now I’ve done the mixing & mastering course

- Toby Tobias

My logic course was paced perfectly. I’ve never learnt so much in six weeks before.

- Robert Owens

I learnt so many things I did not know about before. I recommend Garnish for all levels

- Rui Da Silva

I took the Garnish class and it opened up my eyes to the fundamentals of production.

- J-Dog (Hollywood Undead)

Taking this course was probably one of the best decisions I have made in my career thus far

- Mandi Perkins

It was really useful to fully understand the principles after all this time. I highly recommend Garnish

- Mark Jenkyns

I found the course very useful at least for me as I didn't have previous experience with Ableton. The instructor was always very helpful and attentive to solve and answer any question.

- Luis Miranda

Everything was great. Can't think of anything I would change. The instructor is knowledgeable and personable. His expertise and time is much appreciated. Thank you!

- Mike DeMille

The course is very friendly and engaging. Any and all questions will be asked with no hesitation or frustration, and it helps everyone else in the class that might have the same question in mind.

- Ryan Conway

I would highly recommend Garnish because besides providing the technical aspects of the course material, the teachers are very knowledgeable about not only Ableton but music production in general which is a huge help. Garnish provides a great environment for music producers from all walks of life.

- Terry Pham

Its a great school . I didn't know if I wanted to be more interested in music production and EDM but after Ableton I am totally in and I want to take more classes. Either you are a beginner or know something about Ableton, instructors will explain you very well.

- Maria Luisa

It's much easier to learn from an experienced instructor rather than Youtube because I am able to ask questions and know why things work instead of just following a video.

- Henry Hang (Zankr)

It was a lot better than watching youtube or reading about Ableton. The classes were helpful and it was nice to be around people with a similar mindset for networking etc.

- Emma Henry

I took this course to build a stable foundation in Ableton. What I got was not only a foundation but and incredible amount of knowledge that surpassed my expectations. I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to take that next progression from DJ'n to producing. I now have the full confidence to open up Ableton and make a full blown production from scratch. I have Garnish and their awesome teachers to thank for that!

- Corey Aguilar

This course helped me become a lot more confident in my ability within Ableton. I learnt a lot of tips and tricks, that even friends who are successful in the industry didn't know about. Every lesson was packed with useful knowledge and I never felt stupid asking ANY questions. I came to this course with very little knowledge of Ableton and had no recording/production knowledge. I am very happy with the level I am at for taking such a short course. 5 stars!

- Vanessa Jadesa

It was great and totally hands-on. I understood exactly what I needed, and the instructor was patient, quick, totally sorted out my computer as well. I like that I was able to use the time I had in LA to learn something I have been wanting to for a while. When I started my conversation with admissions, I was quite confused, but he sorted me out. I think for someone who might be trying to make their mind up, the guidance provided by the school could be very helpful in planning their moves!

- Anushka Manchanda

Great introduction to Ableton and music production. The course gave me the confidence, knowledge, and inspiration that I needed to get cracking in my home studio. It made me realize how creative I can be, and how much potential I have. I am very grateful for this experience, and the teachers were very cool and patient. I plan to take follow-up courses in the future as I felt very comfortable at Garnish.

- DJ Rhiannon

The instructor had a way of explaining things that helped drive things home and really stick for me. He almost felt like a peer rather than a teacher and to be able to ask "dumb" questions and receive a genuine response was great. I can tell there's a real passion for teaching these programs here, and it's not just to get our money.

- Max Goldcamp

I needed some Logic training, so I called Garnish because they are the best

- Jamie Jones

I loved the small classes that made it easy to interact with the instructor and let you tailor the course to your needs

- Brazzabelle

I wouldn’t change anything about any of the courses I did.

- Stefan Olsdal (Placebo)