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Basic DJ Skills 101 

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Love of Music | Creative | Entrepreneur | Passionate | Dedicated

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

From turntables to laptops and beyond, the array of technology at the disposal of the modern DJ is almost endless. An exciting world where hardware meets human ingenuity to create genre bending, dance floor shattering performances.

 

COURSE CURRICULUM

Practical

The functionality of a professional turntable CD player
Cueing and control
Beat matching
Using the headphones – monitoring
Applications and functionality of a professional DJ mixer
Bars & beats
Basic music structure
Advanced music structure and selection
Training your ear
Manipulating the cycles, patterns and sequences within music

 

Theory

Knowing your equipment
Defining and understanding the various styles/genres of music
Defining and understanding the structure of music
understanding and manipulating the mixer
The responsibilities of a professional DJ


The SCIM DJ 101 course runs for a duration of two months (8-weeks) and students can start anytime, space permitting.

 Students will attend class twice weekly. One practical lecture and one theory lecture per week. Students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

 

Available at selected Boston Campuses:

Durban City, Johannesburg City Centre, Sandton, Pretoria Arcadia, Cape Town, East London, Queenstown

 

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