Production Master Series

The Music Production course is designed for anybody interested in creating music using Ableton LIVE. Instructors introduce students to the fundamentals of digital production including remixing, original beat making, recording, and sound design.

Recording Master Series

Gain the knowledge and ability to utilize this powerful tool from tracking to mixing.

DJ Master Series

The DJ Master Series is designed for anybody interested in learning the techniques and tricks used by top working Chicago DJ’s.

IV Think Lab is Chicago’s premier music production and software education school. We offer a variety of classes for students looking to advance their knowledge and understanding of critical music production and recording software. Located in Lincoln Park at IV Lab Studios our instructors are Ableton Certified and working engineers in the business.

We offer 3 different Master Series that combine courses in a logical progression and upon completion, you will receive a certification of completion in that master series. We highly recommend you take our courses in one of the series, but we also offer any of the classes listed below a la carte.


Production Master Series

The Music Production course is designed for anybody interested in creating music using Ableton LIVE. Instructors introduce students to the fundamentals of digital production including remixing, original beat making, recording, and sound design.


Recording Master Series

The Music Production course is designed for anybody  interested in the recording process through the industry-standard Pro Tools software. Gain the knowledge and ability to utilize this powerful tool from tracking to mixing.


DJ Master Series

The DJ Master series is designed for anybody interested in learning the fundamentals of Mixing and Technology of DJ’ing.