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Detroit DJ Entertainment DJ Training Class
 

Classes begin: January 9th 2017

All classes are $150 per course

*** Discount Total for all 4 courses $500 *** (must be paid in advance)



Course 1 - Intro


Intro is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to learn to DJ.  Whether you want to spin at a club, party, be the next festival superstar, or just pick up a new hobby. Our hands-on instruction will teach you the fundamentals of mixing, blending, and scratching. No matter your musical tastes or commitment level, Intro will give you the skills you need to start DJing today!  You will learn:

  • Understanding signal flow & wiring process
  • Understanding of common equipment and setups (turntables, mixers, speakers, mics, etc.)
  • Exposure and understanding functionality of multiple controllers (Pioneer, Numark, etc.)
  • Understanding of controller functions
  • Exposure to popular software (Serato DJ, Virtual DJ)
  • Song blending
  • Setting Cue Points and Hot Cues

Class meets 2x per week for 2 weeks total. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long

 



Course 2 - Basics


This intensive DJ course is perfect for any beginner interested in becoming a professional DJ. Combining our introductory and intermediate mixing courses, Basics covers the basic DJ techniques from Intro, as well as the intermediate-level mixing and blending skills you’ll need to play live.  At the end of Basics you will perform a 4 song set that will showcase what you’ve learned. Basics will cover:

  • Learn more complex equipment set ups & break downs
  • Music theory & song structure
  • Basic beat matching
  • Basic scratching techniques
  • Basic mixing techniques
  • Software fundamentals & shortcuts
  • How to put together a live set

Class meets 2x per week for 2 weeks total. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long



Course 3 - Intermediate

If you just finished Basics, or have basic experience with beat matching, then Intermediate is the course for you.  Learn to mix seamlessly between all genres of music and gain a better understanding of when and how to utilize transitions.  At the end of the course you will perform a 6-song set that will showcase what you have learned.  Intermediate will cover:

  • Intermediate mixing techniques
  • More in-depth song structure and mixing points
  • Song adjustment techniques for tempo changes
  • Ear training using volume control and EQs during transitions
  • Using FX’s
  • Using loops
  • Mixing various genres and songs that compliment each other

Class meets 2x per week for 2 weeks total. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long

 



Course 4 - Intermediate 2


Now that you’ve created your set in Intermediate 1, you’re ready to refine your mixing skills in Int. 2. This performance-based class will develop your mixing skills through real world situations, group activities, and valuable peer and instructor feedback.  Int. 2 will teach you to augment your performances with advanced mixing tricks and song transitions, and prepare you to get your first gig.  You will learn:

  • Efficiency in setting up and breaking down equipment
  • Equipment trouble shooting
  • Refining your mixing skills
  • Group activities and Team skill challenges
  • Understanding song selection & crowd observation
  • Basic lighting setup and DMX understanding
  • Basic MC training

Class meets 2x per week for 2 weeks total. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long

 

 



Pricing:
All classes are $150 per course

*** Discount Total for all 4 courses $500 *** (must be paid in advance)

Private Lessons are $75 per hour

 

What you’ll get:

*Hands on learning on state-of-the-art equipment

*Tight-knit, mentor-heavy environment

*Gig opportunities (at the end of course)

 

What you’ll need:

*We have everything you need!

*If you have your own equipment we encourage you to bring it (especially your own headphones and laptop), but if not, just bring yourself and your passion for music.

 

 

8 week class semester meets 2x per week

1 course (2 weeks, 4 classes) - $150

-or-

4 courses (8 weeks, 16 classes) - $500 

10 person maximum per class


First Semester: January 9th –March 2nd


Monday’s

Afternoon class: 11:00a – 12:30p

Evening class: 6:00p – 7:30p


Thursday’s

Afternoon class: 11:00a – 12:30p

Evening class: 6:00p – 7:30p




Step 1 - Complete this registration form
   
Step 2 - Pay for your course selections
4 DJ Training Courses (Full Semester) Payment
$500.00
1 DJ Training Course Payment (can pay for up to 3 courses with this option)
$150.00