Ask Me Anything on Getting Started with Live Coding

Membership plan: Going Deeper | Topics: Creative Coding

Course overview

This 60-minute interactive session focuses on the world of Live Coding tools for music, featuring composer and live coder, Alexandra Cardenas.

Alexandra uses Live Coding tools to compose orchestral music and techno. In this session, she will help artists understand how live coding can revolutionise the music creation process, and how to select an environment that best suits your needs, looking in particular at SuperCollider, TidalCycles and Sonic Pi.

Alexandra will answer questions around the following:
  • The basics of Live Coding and its value in music
  • Her personal journey with live coding
  • An overview of popular Live Coding tools

Be prepared to redefine your boundaries as a music artist and discover the innovative potential of live coding. The future of music production is here, and it speaks the language of code! Don't miss this opportunity to explore, learn, and innovate.

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Who is this session for?

Session materials and Zoom link

  • Open the session in Zoom to access all the features


  • Some experience with Live coding
  • Going Deeper subscription
  • A Zoom account
  • Webcam and mic

Course schedule

Meet your instructor

Alexandra’s work focuses on the algorithmic behaviour of music and the exploration of musicality within code. She is a core member of the international live coding and algorave community and performs worldwide using the live coding platforms SuperCollider and TidalCycles. In 2017, she was the Chair of the International Live Coding Conference in Morelia, Mexico.

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