Learn the craft of DJing from some of Canada’s most respected DJ’s.
Go from zero to creating a career as a DJ
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6 month program
3 courses per semester
Start Dates: September | April | January
Evening Classes - 6:00pm and 8:15pm
Tuition - $5,200 CAD
In 6 months you will graduate with:
A DJ Masters Certificate
Attain industry connections that will help guide your career
world class facility
The National Music Centre hosts one of the most incredible collections of synthesizers and keyboards/pianos. Along with world class studios with vintage analog equipment, your classrooms are living legends and futuristic playgrounds.
Semester 1 - Foundations - 3 months - 3 courses
Learn fundamentals of mixing, history and workflow.
Semester 2 - Creativity - 3 months - 3 courses
Learn how to make creative DJing decisions on the fly based on reading your audience and learn how to control and grow your brand as an artist.
Ableton for DJs
What you will learn
How to perform the baby scratch
Understand the concepts of beat matching by ear
Know manual pitch bending techniques
Understand the concepts of beat matching by ear with the aid of Serato DJ
Know how to use EQ to help smooth out transitions
Understand basic music theory concepts including counting beats and bars
Understand song structure
Master Serato DJ and understand its features and capabilities
Learn how to play to a room and warm up and DJ prime time at a club
Learn how to market yourself as a DJ and learn how to get gigs
Learn the history of DJing and where the craft started and where it is today
Understand what it takes to build a career as a DJ
Students are required to have the following hardware and software prior to beginning the DJ program at Beat Drop:
MacBook Pro or PC with the following minimum system requirements:
8GB memory and 256GB HD (512GB HD 16GB Ram recommended).
Serato DJ Pro