Basic DJ Intensive Course - Weekend

Basic DJ Course

Overview

The basic DJ course provides an enjoyable introduction to the advanced subject of DJing. Little or no knowledge of DJing is required. This course is also perfect if you want to improve your beatmatching.

Over the course of the weekend your tutor will guide you step-by-step through the equipment and techniques you need to keep the dancefloor rocking. We only teach one-on-one to ensure the student can learn at their own pace and not feel any pressure, plus the student gets to use all of the equipment at any time. By the end of the weekend you should be confident in your mixing technique and be able build a set, blending seamlessly from one track to another.

Course Breakdown

  • Equipment set up, including health and safety and where to buy.
  • Relate to Music Styles and their relevant BPM's. Understand the basic concept of "beats and bars".
  • Understand how to identify a tempo of a record, identify pitch difference and how to adjust the pitch using the pitch control on a deck.
  • Beat match two records together.
  • Extended beat matching and how to adjust minor tempo mismatches.
  • Have a basic concept of EQ and how to utilise this in a DJ set.
  • Tips on record selection for building the right sets. How to record a "Live" set into a computer. One to one tuition.

How this course will help?

  • Research shows that with a qualification and training you are 70% more likely to get hired.
  • You will feel more confident when first performing as you will have knowledge and secrets from the industrys best backing you up

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Course Details

  • Length: 1 Week
  • Cost: £250 inc VAT
  • Studio Time: 2 Days
  • One-to-one tuition
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