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Ableton is proud to partner with University of Colorado at Boulder for the Ableton University Tour, a day and evening of student workshops and public presentations held at the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, CO. Students are invited to join Ableton representatives and Certified Trainers for an afternoon of break-out sessions exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance utilizing Ableton Live and Push. Day time activities will be followed by a free evening presentation open to the public, featuring performances, tips and tricks and unique approaches for music-making from artists and Ableton experts. Special guests for the Boulder event include Mark Mosher (Artist), Ben Samples (Artist) and Dave Hillel (Ableton).
Mark Mosher is an electronic musician, composer, and sound designer from Boulder, CO. He is also a seasoned performer who has played 100s of shows in bands prior to launching his own one-man show in 2009. He now performs his original sci-fi inspired electronica and ambient compositions using expressive controllers such as keyboards, pads, IR AudioCubes, and Theremin to play and shape virtual synthesizers in real-time, combined with interactive visuals based on live camera input and visual synthesis. Mark has performed at Electro-Music Festival NY, Electro-Music Festival in Asheville NC, Pacific Northwest Synthfest, Midwest Electro-Music Experience, to name a few. In addition to his artist work, Mark runs the popular blog Modulate This! (http://www.ModulateThis.com) and is the organizer of the Boulder Synthesizer Meetup (http://www.bouldersynth.com). Mark's latest album, Fear Cannot Save Us is now available on Bandcamp, iTunes and Amazon.
Samples (aka Ben Samples), also known for his work in the live remix project Fresh2Death, is a Producer and Dj based out of Denver, CO. He creates and performs electronic dance music, including bass-heavy remixes of club and hip hop favorites, original glitch hop, soulful dub step, funky house or amalgamations of other styles. With a full length album released on Made in Glitch Records, EPs supported by Daly City Records, Simplify Recordings, and True Movement as well as tracks on Muti Music, Run Riot Records, Car Crash Set, Mambo Records, Old Tacoma Records, Global Vortex, and BomBeatz, Samples is one of the most sought out producers and remix artists in the Bass music scene with collaborations including some of electronic music’s most influential musicians.
Ableton makes Live - a unique music creation and performance software - and Push, a hardware instrument for playing and composing with Live. Ableton was founded in 1999 and released the first version of Live in 2001. Since then, the company has received outstanding press, numerous awards and attracted a worldwide community of dedicated musicians, composers and DJs. The company headquarters are in Berlin, with an additional office in Los Angeles. Ableton is run by its original founders and currently has about 160 employees.