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UPCOMING COURSES

Music Production Fundamentals

At Abstract Learning we do what we love and you should too! Join us Oct 19-21 for our Music Production Fundamentals Course (MPF1) and learn how to Record. Mix. Master. in 3 days!
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UPCOMING COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

FIND YOUR NEXT LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Explore your creativity through our hands on approach of accelerated courses and workshops.

Music Production Fundamentals MPF1

October 19th – 21st, 2018  Toronto, ON

Songwriting Workshop SWW

December 8th, 2018  Toronto, ON

ABOUT ABSTRACT LEARNING

OUR STORY
The Abstract Learning Institute was established to enhance the development of Audio Engineering professionals by providing hands-on practical continuing education to achieve high quality industry standard work. We developed this concept as a gap was identified in the industry and we wanted to give aspiring engineers the opportunity to learn the art of recording, mixing, and mastering in a practical setting. Through our courses we strive to provide the tools needed to have your business reach professional standards at a more affordable price.
MISSION
To help aspiring creative audio professionals prepare for a rewarding career in the music industry. Abstract Learning Institute provides educational programs built on industry standard best practices, taught with a hands-on approach by seasoned professionals. Abstract Learning is dedicated to setting up our students for success by transferring the fundamental skills required to start their career upon course completion.
VISION
To become a leading educating facility that inspires passionate audio specialists through quality education and to create a professional legacy for our industry.

OUR TEAM ABSTRACT LEARNING

  • Anté O'Connor, Owner and Director of Education Development

    Anté O'Connor, Owner and Director of Education Development

    A passionate Music Producer, Recording, Mixing and Mastering Engineer based in Toronto, Ontario with over 15 years of experience. Known for his great musical ear and astute attention to detail, Anté Specializes in artist coaching and management, beat making, mixing and mastering, lyrical, and creative input. Anté works in all genres of music and has worked with artists such as Tory Lanez, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Trinity Chris, and Chevrolet, among many others.
  • Derek (Mega Man) Kavanagh, Instructor and Course Developer

    Derek (Mega Man) Kavanagh, Instructor and Course Developer

    A graduate of Trebas Institute with specialization in Audio Engineering Technology and Multi Media expert. With more than 17 years of studio experience, he provides first class mixed media services through a wide array of genres. Known for his unrelenting work ethic and meticulous attention to detail, Derek has dedicated his life to the art of recording and producing multimedia content with a mastery of cutting edge technology. He has recorded and mixed award winning, chart topping singles. Recent music projects include artists Lil Eazy-E, Tory Lanez, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Trinity Chris, Boi-1da, T-minus, Andreena Mill, Emill “The Pop Phenom”, Aktual, Cyssero and Joee. Dereck is also well known for his voice over works on Flow 93.5, IRIE FM, Kiss FM, Soca 919, Chum FM, City TV, Rogers, TSN, CFL, CBC, and Chevolet among many others.
  • Melissa Wagar, Owner and Director of Program Management

    Melissa Wagar, Owner and Director of Program Management

    Melissa Wagar, CPA, CGA, BBA holds over 8 years of business related experience in a highly regulated environment with a background in Accounting and Finance. She is known for her strong work ethic with a proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a professional atmosphere. Melissa is an advocate for efficiency and effectiveness who encourages a culture of accountability, shared success, and commitment.
  • Anté O'Connor, Owner and Director of Education Development

    Anté O'Connor, Owner and Director of Education Development

    A passionate Music Producer, Recording, Mixing and Mastering Engineer based in Toronto, Ontario with over 15 years of experience. Known for his great musical ear and astute attention to detail, Anté Specializes in artist coaching and management, beat making, mixing and mastering, lyrical, and creative input. Anté works in all genres of music and has worked with artists such as Tory Lanez, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Trinity Chris, and Chevrolet, among many others.
  • Derek (Mega Man) Kavanagh, Instructor and Course Developer

    Derek (Mega Man) Kavanagh, Instructor and Course Developer

    A graduate of Trebas Institute with specialization in Audio Engineering Technology and Multi Media expert. With more than 17 years of studio experience, he provides first class mixed media services through a wide array of genres. Known for his unrelenting work ethic and meticulous attention to detail, Derek has dedicated his life to the art of recording and producing multimedia content with a mastery of cutting edge technology. He has recorded and mixed award winning, chart topping singles. Recent music projects include artists Lil Eazy-E, Tory Lanez, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Trinity Chris, Boi 1da, T-minus, Andreena Mill, Emill “The Pop Phenom”, Aktual, Cyssero and Joee. Dereck is also well known for his voice over works on Flow 93.5, IRIE FM, Kiss FM, Soca 919, Chum FM, City TV, Rogers, TSN, CFL, CBC, and Chevolet among many others.
  • Melissa Wagar, Owner and Director of Program Management

    Melissa Wagar, Owner and Director of Program Management

    Melissa Wagar, CPA, CGA, BBA holds over 8 years of business related experience in a highly regulated environment with a background in Accounting and Finance. She is known for her strong work ethic with a proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a professional atmosphere. Melissa is an advocate for efficiency and effectiveness who encourages a culture of accountability, shared success, and commitment.

LEARN IN CLASS ATTEND LIVE COURSES

LIVE COURSES

Explore your creativity through our hands on approach of accelerated courses and workshops.

MPF1

Music Production Fundamentals Level 1

SW

MPF2

Music Production Fundamentals Level 2

BMF

Beat Making Fundamentals

VASE

Voiceover Arts & Sound Engineering

ADC

Artist Development Camp

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

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    \"I\'m personally in the process of becoming my own artist and it\'s nice to be around people who really have interest in helping me.\"
    \"It\'s a great place to grow! And they are really good at what they do!\"

    Ariana King
    Artist
    @ariana.e.king
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    \"Growing up I wish I had a facility like Abstract Learning where I could create and build on my skills through their hands on learning courses.\"
    \"It\'s great for upcoming artists and developed artists!\"
    \"I recorded my latest album with their team and I couldn\'t have asked for a more professional and positive learning experience with such a high quality product.\"
    HL
    Artist
    @4then16ht
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    \"I can tell you as a business owner, I look for like minded people like myself, who want to excel in what they do. Working with this team is exactly what I needed when I started off my music career.\" \"They helped me to excel in all aspects of my music. Together, they not only shaped me into a better artist, they gave me extra hands on experience of engineering & recording.\" \"My songs were coming out amazing, so professionally done! I truly recommend musicians to put their trust in this team and take advantage of what they have to offer. You will not regret your time spent.\"
    Neil K
    Artist & CEO of Westside Meat Distributions
    @neilk82

CONTACT ABSTRACT LEARNING

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  • Anté O\’Connor

    • (416) 821 – 4034
    • ante@abstractlearning.ca

    Derek Kavanagh

    • (647) 498 – 3097
    • Derek@abstractlearning.ca

    Melissa Wagar

    • (647) 282 – 6900
    • melissa@abstractlearning.ca
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