Welcome To the School Of Sound: Music Production, Ableton Live & Beyond

Music production is a wild beast these days with multiple DAW's, methodologies, workflows, technologies, hardware, softwares.... the list is endless. Here at The School of Sound we have spent years using some of the latest trends and technologies to finally arrive at a place where audio, visuals and lights can be combined to bring music and music performance to a new level.

Take a look at what DJ 2.0 is all about!

Co-ordinated audio, visuals and lighting provide all the ingredients for the next level in DJ'ing, liver performance and audio visual production. Press play to see where you could go!


Have you ever wondered how your favourite band/DJ or live performer puts on such amazing shows? How many times have you seen a live performer or DJ use the same tired setup at every event you go to?

Well this course will bring you on a journey to enlighten you to some of the most cutting edge technologies music has to offer and how to integrate them all into one cohesive unit. Whether you're into music, visuals or lighting, you can learn to automate and perform each to create stunning audio visual masterpieces to take you from a bedroom performer to the club and stage of your choice!

**David is the author of courses such as “Audio, Visuals, Lights: THE Live Performance Masterclass" and "Audio Routing for iOs and Mac Based Operating Systems", which have been purchased by more than 3500 students in 34 languages in 118 countries.**

** He is a BSc in Entertainment Systems, a Sound Engineer, an Audio Visual Technician with over 20 years experience, an Audio Visual Consultant with multi-million audio visual installs to his name, a veteran DJ, drummer and a best selling music producer. He brings all this experience to bear upon his Udemy courses. **

David O'Leary has worn many hats throughout his multi-faceted career in the audio industry including producer, songwriter, engineer, av consultant, technician, sound designer, DJ, multi-media artist, performer and entrepreneur. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, David performs audio visual performance pieces using hardware and software which he has designed, built, and programmed personally. When he’s not working as a solo artist, David is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Erra P, for which David is one of three producers.

David O'Leary is the founder, owner, CEO and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of The School of Sound. David has also worked as an Audio Visual Consultant for Fortune 500 companies, overseeing live events and audio visual installs with large scale budgets. To this day he still operates on the front lines in his native Ireland, running visuals, sound and lighting at large scale corporate events for multiple cutting edge technology companies who use Dublin as their European headquarters.

David has a BSc in Entertainment Systems; a Diploma and multiple certifications in Music Technology & Sound Engineering. These lay alongside multiple educational awards from Extron, Infocomm, Dante, Pro Tools & Ableton in fields ranging from sound engineering, music composition, social media marketing, information technology, website design & IT networking.