Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

Digital Audio Workstation: First Steps

The course “Digital audio workstation: first steps” is a valuable assistant to anyone who wants to go beyond performance and enter the process of music production, sound recording and sound processing at home.


In this course you will learn about the enormous opportunities that music technology offers. Any enthusiast without any experience and knowledge can learn to record and process their projects with a computer or laptop.

Within a two-month course we will go through the most basic functions and opportunities provided by the DAW of your choice. We will focus on practice and make music while studying the theory.

Whether you want to make songs, commercial sounds or games, “Digital audio workstations: First steps: is a course that will give you a solid foundation on which to build up your skills. Those who successfully complete the course can continue their education in the next levels.

Тhe course is suitable for people who:

  • Have little or no experience at all with audio editing software 
  • Want to learn how to produce their own music  
  •  Will record and edit instruments and vocals

The course is conducted in one of the following DAWs.

Ableton Live, Cubase, FL Studio, Logic X Pro.

Music Dept becomes Steinberg Certified – Radyr Comprehensive School

Topics we teach:

  • Introduction and interface. Basic devices and instruments of the DAW
  • Composition and type models for creating beats and melodies with MIDI
  • Basic methods of sound processing and editing
  • Audio and MIDI effects
  • Sound recording – instruments and vocals
  • Basics of sound design and sound synthesis
  • Arrangement and structure. Quick composition and arrangement techniques
  • Workflow organisation and tips
  • Completion of the track and submission of the project

Students receive:

  • package with sounds, presets and blanks
  • training templates and work projects
  • synopsis of the program
  • individual tasks after each lesson
  • feedback from a lecturer

Duration: 6 months, 1 lesson per week, online

Price and Conditions

Monthly fees

  • Групов курс: 169 BGN per month (338 BGN total) 
  • Individual course: 259 BGN per month (518 BGN total)

*5% discount for advance payment. Payments accepted via Revolut, Paypal or bank wire.

The price includes:

  • 8 online lessons of 90 minutes each
  • Training materials, package with sounds and templates
  • Certificate for completed course
  • Video recording of each lesson
  • Software license with a discount of up to 40% (valid for Ableton Live and Cubase)
  • Opportunity to purchase product bundles and audio equipment at preferential prices.
  • 5% discount when enrolling in the next course at the academy

Upcoming group courses

FL Studio: First Steps (in Bulgarian)Beginners | Group
2 monthsOnline

Individual training

Book an individual course at any time on site in Sofia. Take advantage of a personalised program according to your needs and interests, as well as a flexible schedule of activities.

Apply for a free lesson!

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Bojidar Vassilev

Hristo Rachev

Yavor Zografski

Boyan Boichev

Ventsislav Ivanov

The academy combines professional attitude and friendly atmosphere. Great place for everyone looking for new knowledge and a favourable creative environment for development.

Tsvetina Vacheva “Vythess”