Courses

DJ Courses
Pro DJ (age 14+)

Session 1- Introduction to TMI and DJ’ing
Session 2- Music Genres and DJ Concepts (Bars, BPM, Frequencies)
Session 3- Know your DJ Console – CD players
Session 4- Know your DJ Console – Mixer, Speakers, Headphones
Session 5- Cueing and Releasing
Session 6- Identifying and Pitch Bending
Session 7- Pitching and Mixing
Session 8 – Micing and Test
Session 9- Taking Cueing to the next level (Hot Cues)
Session 10- Releasing – Pro Lessons
Session 11- Training the ear to Identify and Pitch Bend
Session 12- Hands on practice of Pitch Bending and Pitching
Session 13- Essence of DJing – Pitching and Mixing
Session 14 to 16- Perfecting the art of Mixing
Session 17- Micing and Introduction to Digital DJing
Session 18- Test

Digital DJ (age 12+)

Session 1 - Introduction to TMI and DJ’ing
Session 2 - Music Genres and DJ concepts
Session 3 - Know Your Console (Introduction to Pioneer DDJ SX2 midi controller)
Session 4 - Know Your Console (Speakers, Headphones and wiring)
Session 5 - Introduction to Serato DJ
Session 6 - Analyzing tracks and creating play lists
Session 7 - Setting cue points and hot cues
Session 8 - Identifying, pitching bending, pitching with Pioneer DDJ SX2
Session 9 - Mixing tracks back to back
Session 10 - Mixing using equalizers on Pioneer DDJ SX2
Session 11 - Creating and using Loops and using filter and effect knobs on Pioneer DDJ SX2 while mixing
Session 12 - Using the microphone and how to make announcements
Session 13-15 - Practice Sessions

iPad DJ (age 9+)

Session 1 – Introduction to DJ’ing and music
Session 2 – Introduction to the DJ application called WeDJ and layout of the application
Session 3 – Starting of the training on how to mix
Session 4 – Mixing practice
Session 5 – Mixing practice and recording your set
Session 6 – Introduction to DDJ WeGo4 midi controller and wiring it up with the iPad
Session 7 – Setting cue points, hot cues, pitch bending and pitching with the DDJ WeGo4
Session 8 – Mixing with the DDJ WeGo4
Session 9 – Mixing practice
Session 10 – Mixing practice and recording your set
Music Production (age 16+)
Session 1- Introduction & overview of production platform (software)
Session 2- Equipment selection, location optimization & mounting to improve production quality
Session 3- Introduction to Digital Audio Recording. Mixer, hardware & software set up
Session 4- Basic region editing in Arrange window (Copy, Cut, Loop) & Creating a basic dance beat with the use of sampler machine/drum kits
Session 5- Editing, audio and programming
Session 6- Introduction to music theory and Use of Software Instruments (VSTI)
Session 7- Introduction and setup: Computers – MIDI
Session 8- Introduction of syntheses: Make your own melody; building a musical structure in your mix (pads, arpeggiator, lead, hook, follow)
Session 9- Starting your Arrangement
Session 10- Introduction to various effects & EQ. Introduction to panning, compressor grouping, compression using side chain
Session 11- Use of noise gates, reverb, delay, filter, flanger, chorus
Session 12- Before Mixing. Subgroup parts (drums, bass), create separation between instruments. Basic balance of volume levels
Session 13- Art of Mixing
Session 14- Introduction to Mastering
Session 15-17- Student will work on their submission
Session 18- Bounce your master and practical test
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