Indy’s #1 Electronic Music Producer Program (Online)



Spend 1 year producing and releasing tracks like your favorite artists with Ableton Certified Trainer & Grammy producer Dan Giffin.





Learn the in’s and out’s of Ableton Live, today’s #1 software for both studio and live performance. This program is perfect for new and experienced artists pursuing a career as a music producer.


  • Finish 1 track in 8 weeks learning Ableton’s effects, instruments, and advanced workflows.


  • Face to face coaching sessions guiding you step by step through music theory, production workflows, mixing, and sound design in Ableton Live. 


  • Access additional courses teaching DJing, setting up a live performance, and more with ongoing webinars by Ableton Certified Trainers. 


  • Get coaching on how to effectively release and promote your tracks to grow a following and increase listenership online.




Price: $2,500

(payment plan available)


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Dan Giffin is a Grammy experienced producer, mastering engineer, Ableton Certified Trainer, and performs under the artist name Philia. He hosts the Ableton Music Producer Podcast interviewing today’s top music industry experts and has taught Ableton Live to hundreds of producers. Dan has collaborated with world-class musicians including Mac Miller, Machine Gun Kelly, The Band Perry and others. He’s the official Indianapolis Ableton User Group Organizer and has collaborated with the Indianapolis Symphonic Orchestra, as well as hundreds of independent artists across many genres.

In early 2019, Dan trained in Los Angeles with the Electronic Creatives team, a group helping prepare tracks from studio to stage for major label artists including Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Lizzo, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Billie Eillish, The Grammy’s, and other events. Dan performed at major music festivals including Electric Forest and shared the stage with Tiesto and others under his music project Philia. 




 “Dan has such a vast amount of knowledge on Ableton Live and is able to produce amazing music in a quick, intuitive, and thoughtful way. There isn’t anything I’ve thrown at him that he hasn’t been able to guide me on, even showing me things that I did not know were possible. He’s energetic and passionate about teaching and unlocks the creative potential in his students.”

— Graham The Empire  (Producer/ Performer)


“I was more than blown away with everything i learned… I had no musical background prior. I feel like I got a foundation to start my music production career….I can hit up producers with any questions I have and always get an answer or suggestion to help me out.”

— Tyler Williams  (Producer)


“I can’t recommend Dan Giffin enough, he is an excellent Ableton instructor. In a short amount of time he helped me gain a stronger grasp of Ableton’s inner workings, refine my sound design and develop a more efficient work flow.”
– Philip Austrom (Musician/ Producer)




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4 Week Program (Online)

This course is customized to fast-track your skills and reach your specific goals. For those brand new to Ableton Live, here’s a general outline…


  • Introductory call with Dan and producer coaches
  • Learn Live’s Interface
  • Producing with Audio & MIDI
  • Creating with Live’s Instruments
  • Sampling and Advanced Editing Tools

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom


  • Creating Song Structure
  • Music Theory 101 – Playing Scales
  • Automation, Production Workflows & Hacks
  • Deep Dive Into Audio & MIDI Effects
  • Sound Design 101, 201

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom


  • Music Theory 201 – Writing Melodies & Basslines
  • Mixing Fundamentals & Tools
  • Recording Live Instruments
  • Using Mics, PreAmps, and Other Studio Gear
  • Post Mixing Tips & Working With Artists

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom


  • Using the PUSH 2 & MIDI Controllers
  • Methods For Finishing Tracks
  • Advanced Mixing/ Intro to Mastering
  • 3rd Party Plugins Review
  • Share Your Final Track with the Class

1-on-1 Coaching Session with Dan via Zoom

WEEK 5 – 8

  • Setup a custom curriculum to advance the students skills based on their interests and future goals.
  • Work with student on a social media and music release strategies.


After 8 weekly Coaching Sessions, students will actively participate in the Live Producers Online community, connecting with other producers, getting track feedback, and have continued 1-on-1 Coaching Sessions with Dan every 4 weeks for 1 year.





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