EML Sessions are every Saturday 10 am – 1 pm during the NUS Academic Year and Special Term (“Summer”) with no sessions during Reading Week or Exam Period. See the NUS Academic Calendar at
http://nus.edu.sg/registrar/calendar.html. Please email us at [email protected] before visiting in case there is a last minute change of plans.
Sessions are open to NUS Students and Alumni who are registered members of EML.
Lesson format:
Part 1 (30 minutes) : Lesson
Part 2 (90 minutes) : New Members: Hands on application
Senior Members: Advanced version of Lesson + hands on
Part 3: Summary

2019 Special TermDate (Saturday)Topic/Activity
Week 118 May 2019Long weekend for Vesak Day, no official session
Week 225 May 2019LS4 The 24 channel mixer
Week 31 Jun 2019CT4 Composition and Theory – How to remix
Week 48 Jun 2019SD4 Sound Design – Advanced sampling
Week 515 Jun 2019PF4 Performance – Follow Actions in Ableton Live Clips
Week 622 Jun 2019IM4 Improvisation (Jam)
Week 729 Jun 2019LS5 Synthesizers and synthesis
Week 86 July 2019CT5 Composition and Theory – How to complete your song
Week 913 July 2019SD5 Sound Design – Max for Live
Week 1020 July 2019PF5 Performance – Stage Plots and Tech Riders
Week 1127 July 2019IM3 Improvisation (Jam)
Week 12 3 Aug 2019Rehearsals for Orientation Shows
2019/ 2020 Semester 1Date (Saturday)Topic/Activity
Orientation 10 Aug 2019 Long weekend for Hari Raya + National Day, no official session
Week 117 Aug 2019Orientation shows
Week 224 Aug 2019 Orientation shows
Week 331 Aug 2019 Orientation shows
Week 47 Sep 2019 Welcome Tea
Week 514 Sep 2019Ableton Live Workshop Part 1
Week 621 Sep 2019 Ableton Live Workshop Part 2
Recess28 Sep 2019 Ableton Live Workshop Part 3
Week 75 Oct 2019LS1 How to setup Live Sound /
PlugIn – Showcase of new works
Week 812 Oct 2019CT1 Composition and Theory – How to get started
Week 919 Oct 2019SD1 Sound Design – Audio Effects
Week 1026 Oct 2019Long weekend for Deepavali, no official session
Week 112 Nov 2019PF1 Performance – Playing pads
Week 12 9 Nov 2019PlugOut: Public Showcase of new works
Week 1316 Nov 2019MB1 Music Business – How to publish and promote your music
Reading Week23 Nov 2019No official sessions during Reading Week and Exam Period
ExamSat, 23 Nov 2019 ~ Sat, 7 Dec 2019
VacationEML Studio Camp will be held during the Vacation, sometime between Sun, 8 Dec 2019 ~ Sun, 12 Jan 2020
2019 / 2020 Semester 2Date (Saturday)Topic/Activity
Week 118 Jan 2020Recap Session – Starting new works
Week 225 Jan 2020LS2 Setting up your own studio
Week 31 Feb 2020CT2 Composition and Theory – Riffs and Melodies
Week 48 Feb 2020SD2 Sound Design – Sampling
Week 515 Feb 2020PF2 Performance – Playing Clips
Week 622 Feb 2020IM2 Improvisation (Jam)
Recess29 Feb 2020Preparation for NUS Arts Festival
Week 77 Mar 2020LS3 Mixing in Ableton Live (EQ, Levels)
Week 814 Mar 2020CT3 Composition and Theory – Song Arrangement
Week 921 Mar 2020SD3 Sound Design – Soundscapes
Week 1028 Mar 2020PF3 Performance – Controllerism
Week 114 Apr 2020IM3 Improvisation (Jam)
Week 12 11 Apr 2020Rehearsal for show
Week 1318 Apr 2020PlugOut: Public Showcase of new works
Reading 25 Apr 2020No official sessions during Reading Week and Exam Period
ExamSat, 25 Apr 2020 ~ Sat, 9 May 2020
Special TermEML Sessions carry on during Special Term (‘Summer’) 11 May 2020 – 1 Aug 2020