FHS Sound Record Department Receives Ableton Grant


Riley Halliday, Writer

FHS Sound Record Department Receives Ableton Grant

It’s no secret the FHS has an outstanding resources for its sound recording department, however things just got a little more interesting.

Mr. O’Connors, the new sound recording teacher, has already made an impact in his first months here. He recently applied for a grant from Ableton, a music software company. This Wednesday, sound recording classes and the music production club received fantastic news which included 15 new Ableton Push boards, as well as Ableton Live software.

Ableton Push Board- What is it?

“I’m very interested in music production and having these products from Ableton at school allows me, and other students interested in music production, to have access to powerful tools to be creative with” says music production club president, Dominic Salzillo.

According to the Ableton website, “push gives you the best of everything. It’s a powerful, expressive instrument that gives you hands-on control of an unlimited palette of sounds, without needing to look at a computer.” If you’re interested in learning more check out the Ableton website: https://www.ableton.com/en/

Check out Music Production Club on Thursdays after school in room 105 to experience this equipment first hand. Follow https://twitter.com/FHSMusicProd for info and updates. Lastly, remember to keep your schedules open on October 27, as the club will be hosting its first Open Mic night from 6:00-8:00 in the black box.