Private Lessons

One-on-one individual instruction is available from several Slam Academy Instructors. To your schedule your appointment, follow the instructor links below, or, call the front desk (612-293-7526).

Tutoring with a TA

Current Slam Students: No charge – included in program fees.
Non-Slam Academy Students: $25/hour.
Topics include general Ableton Live interface navigation, setup, and basic techniques.
Please call or email to arrange a lesson.

Private Lessons with a Slam Academy Instructor

$40 – $50 per 1 hour session, depending on instructor.
Topics include production techniques, DJing, Sound Design, and all course subjects.
Follow the instructor links below to arrange a lesson.

juke-square    Juke Nukem
The next time you walk into the spot looking for his style and the steward asks you how you want it served. You look that soda jerk square in the eye, grab him by his favorite suspenders, and retort: “A dirty glass comprised of Turntablism, equal parts Juke/Footwork, the zest…
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mikerat    MikeRat
Michael Pendergast (MikeRat) is a producer, DJ, and promoter that has been heavily involved in the Minneapolis dubstep scene for the past 4 years.  He was introduced to Ableton Live in 2009 and has since created his own blend of dubstep, glitch, and hip-hop which he affectionately refers to as…
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aimerie_bio    Kaite Watson (Aimerie)
Kaite Watson (Aimerie) is an electronic music producer based out of Minneapolis, MN. Her journey as a musician began with piano lessons at a young age and continued as she was classically trained as a flautist. While her main focus today is on the deeper side of electronic music, Kaite…
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IMG_8850    Nick Shvetzoff (Nicky Boy Floyd)
Nick Shvetzoff (Nicky Boy Floyd) has been producing deep electronic music since 2010. From the foundation of an MPC and a small vinyl collection, Nick has been pushing himself and his productions to new heights. Currently, his areas of expertise include Ableton Live, sound design, drum programming, Serato, and Dubstep…
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DW_BricksArtistPic    David Wiesjahn (CORA)
David Wiesjahn is a Minneapolis based music producer, sound designer and drummer.  David has been performing professionally for the past 10 years and producing electronic music for the past 8 years.  After receiving his degree in drum set performance from McNally Smith College of Music, he began writing and performing…
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Private Lessons with a Slam Academy Expert & Ableton Certified Trainer

$100 – $120 per 1 hour session, depending on instructor.
Topics include all of the above and advanced production, mixing, mastering, music theory, and composition.
Follow the instructor links below to arrange a lesson.

Leon J_1    Leon J
Minneapolis-based producer, performer and educator Leon J is a creative forerunner and influence in the electronic music community. With nearly two decades of professional experience, Leon J has produced both remixed and original music featured on Beatport, Crooklyn Clan and Crack 4 DJs. An Ableton Certified Trainer and Product Specialist,…
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Screen Shot 2013-03-31 at 7.35.04 PM    James Patrick
15-year DJ/ music producer, curator of the International Spark Festival, owner of Timefog Recordings, and Ableton Certified Trainer; James Patrick is a sound artist who thrives on bringing together the creative energy and ideas of his community. Through collaboration and experimentation, he creates immersive environments that  explore the evolving definitions…
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credit-Dan_Olson    J. Anthony Allen
J. Anthony Allen (PhD - Music, Ableton Certified Trainer, Slam Academy Founder and CEO, & Grammy Nominated Educator) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works…
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