Ben Ang, Ableton Certified Trainer

With over 20 years in the Singapore electronic music scene, and 15 years of experience in Ableton Live (global standard Digital Audio Workstation software for live electronic music performance), Ben Ang now conducts Basic and Advanced courses in Electronic Music Production and Performance classes on Ableton Live, Ableton Push, and Max for Live, at POP Studio DJ.

Ben is one of only 200+ official Ableton Certified Trainers worldwide, and over the years has taught hundreds of students at workshops, seminars, and courses at School of Music Arts (SOMA) and the National University of Singapore Electronic Music Lab (NUS EML).

As Principal Tutor of NUS Electronic Music Lab, a performance group which is part of the Centre for the Arts, National University of Singapore, Ben provides artistic leadership and direction, and coaches the group in composition, sound design, music production, and live performance.

Ben is also half of Singapore-based electropop/synthpop duo COSMIC ARMCHAIR, signed to international electronic music label Alfa-Matrix, part of a world-renowned roster including analogue techno icon Adam X and British industrial legends Nitzer Ebb. COSMIC ARMCHAIR have released four EPs and one full length album so far, as well as numerous club and dance remixes for European artists.