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Greek Cultural Center Hosts Music Production Class August 24-September 21

July 27, 2021

ASTORIA – The Greek Cultural Center, 26-80 30th Street B2 in Astoria, hosts a 5-week music production class with Astoria-based composer and producer Dimitri Carabas who will teach the group course on creating original music on Tuesdays, 6-8 PM, beginning on August 24.

Carabas holds a Bachelor of Music in Classical Composition from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Masters of Music in Music Production, Technology and Innovation from the Berklee College of Music.

During the course, students will learn the basics of Ableton Live, drum design, the fundamentals of Synthesis, basic song structure and composition, and how to identify different rhythms.

Course cost: $500 per student, $400 if student already owns a MIDI Controller and a copy of Ableton Live, $100 nonrefundable deposit out of the total cost to save spot and pay for course material.

Students take home and keep a 25 key Novation Launchkey Mini MIDI Controller which students will use to control features on Ableton Live and create music. Included with the MIDI controller is a copy of Ableton Live Lite, the program students will be using to create music.

More information is available online: https://www.dimitricarabas.com/education.

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