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Club DJ Program

Club DJ Program

Learn how to DJ like the pros at clubs and festivals!

Skill level: Intermediate and Advanced
Prerequisite: DJ Foundations
Duration: 3 hours x 4 weeks (for each part - three parts in total)
Timing: Every Sunday; class times rotate from month to month, either 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. (April 2019) or 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

If you want to DJ like top international DJs, this is the program for you. From martini lounges to massive EDM festivals, club DJs take their crowd on a journey with carefully curated music, skillfully blended transitions, and jaw-dropping skills that keep them a cut above the rest.

This program will teach you all of the tricks of the trade, as well as how to make a demo, get a gig and build a following. We give you the tools to take this as far as you want - the rest is up to you!

Part 1 - How to make a demo (4 weeks)

  • Components of sound, music genres
  • Mixing (full EQ, looping)
  • Effects and flares
  • How to make a demo

Part 2 - How to get a gig (4 weeks)

  • Building your sound, building your set
  • Beatmatching
  • DJ Tools, Acapellas
  • How to get a gig

Part 3 - How to succeed as a DJ (4 weeks)

  • Marketing yourself, building a fan base
  • Four-deck mixing, stems
  • Promoting your own party
  • Think and perform like a pro DJ

Students must complete Part 1 before starting Part 2, and must complete Part 2 before completing Part 3.