DJ ARTS

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • 1-on-1 extensive DJ courses
  • Available for in-studio, on-site and in-home training
  • Courses built for beginner to advanced levels

 


Levels
We simply create customized courses to each student's level of experience, knowledge and interests. Our mission is to help you grow your skills from where you are now. From the fundamentals of beatmatching and mixing to using advanced effects and programming big club sets. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a pro looking to take your talent to the next level, our curriculum is designed to accommodate all skill levels and styles of music. 

Platforms
Our specialized instructors will train you 1-on-1 on the following DJ platforms:

  • Technics SL-1200 / 1210 series turntables
  • Pioneer CDJs
  • Pioneer DJM or Rane TTM mixers
  • Native Instruments’
  • Traktor Scratch Pro
  • Serato Scratch Live
  • vinyl, CDs, timecode, and MIDI controllers

How does scheduling work?
1-on-1 sessions are scheduled a week ahead (2-4 sessions per week)
Hours of operation: Mon-Sat 10AM - 10PM 


DJ ARTS intro

Levels: Intro, Beginner

The INTRO focuses on the most essential aspects of DJ Arts in a general course. From the introduction to DJ-ing as an Art, fundamentals to intermediate techniques, mixing, beat-matching and ear-training. This course's main focus is to ensure a smooth introduction into the Art of DJ-ing and equipping you with proper foundation for you to continue pursuing further intermediate and advanced levels of DJ-ing. Upon completion of this course, you will fully understand what DJ-ing consists of and you will be able to use your DJ fundamentals with extensive practice.

  • Introduction to DJ Arts: 10 studio training hours

  • Schedule: 1-on-1 custom

What will be covered:

Phase 1: Introduction to DJ-ing and digital music fundamentals

Phase 2: Intro to DJ gear (vinyl, CDJ's, midi)

Phase 3: Intro to DJ software (Traktor, Serato)

Phase 4: Basic ear-training for beats, bars, tempo and pitch


DJ ARTS MASTER

All-inclusive program

 

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional

 

The MASTER course is the most comprehensive and meticulous course we have designed for our seriously motivated DJ students. Covering everything from beginner fundamentals to intermediate techniques and up to the advanced-professional aspects of DJing, this course focuses in detail on each essential key element of DJ-ing as an art as well as a profession. You will be using and developing skills on various DJ platforms (CDJ's, turntables, Midi Controllers, software). You will be recording various DJ sets for your Academic DJ Gig (an industry-placement opportunity included in this course to set you up in a downtown venue to DJ live at an actual club). From academic DJ development to career DJ development, the DJ ARTS MASTER course will fully transform you from a beginner to an advanced, professional DJ. Lots of practice time in this course will ensure that our mission of making DJ-ing your second nature will be complete. You will walk away as a fully trained professional DJ, prepared to pursue this art for an independent career. 

  • DJ Arts - Master Program: 26-hour course
  • Schedule: 26 hours - 12 session (4 - 6 weeks duration)

What will be covered:

Phase 1: DJ fundamentals and essentials

Phase 2: DJ platforms in full detail

Phase 3: Special focus on CDJ DJ-ing

Phase 4: Special focus on Software (with midi, timecode and CDJ)

Phase 5: Special focus on Midi controller DJ-ing

Phase 6: Art of mixing, blending, beat-matching and pitch

Phase 7: DJ-ing with your ears, not your eyes (becoming one with your DJ set)

Phase 8: Effects, drops and intermediate to advanced techniques

Phase 9: Building your mix/set and recording

Phase 10: Mastering and polishing your mmixes and using extra plugins and add on software

Phase 11: Special focus on DJ-ing with Ableton Live, Maschine and adding extra hardware to your set

Phase 12: Reading your crowd, building strong mixes and DJ psychology

Phase 13: Starting your DJ career, what to do and where to go

Phase 14: Bonus - DJ marketing