Accelerated Program

Twice weekly meetings plus lab time take you from beginner to professional DJ/Producer in a condensed 32-week timeframe.

Accelerated Program - $6,499.00
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Based on 10% APR for 12 months, plans start at $ 572 / month.

The Accelerated Program is designed for beginner students committed to becoming a working DJ Producer in a condensed timeframe. This program takes 32 weeks to complete and includes 128 hours of curriculum along with 64 mandatory lab hours.  There are no breaks built in. We meet for 2 hours twice a week, and systematically lay the groundwork for you to become a crowd-ready, working DJ at the end of the program.

The program is built on you hitting key milestones with strong mentorship from instructors and collaboration with your classmates. Classes move fluidly from one milestone to the next once students have grasped and mastered the concepts. All Accelerated Graduates will receive a plaque with certification and an introduction to Scratch Talent. 

Financing is available through a partner organization. See below for more detail and check out answers to frequently asked questions here.

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- MAR 13 - OCT 18 -
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- MAR 13 - OCT 18 -
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- MAY 09 - DEC 14 -
Tue, Thu
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- MAY 09 - DEC 14 -
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- SEP 05 - APR 11 -
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Accelerated Program: 5 milestones to djing
MILESTONE 1: CREATING A MIX USING PROPER FUNDAMENTALS

You will learn:

  • DJ History
  • Basic music theory and song structure
  • Ins and outs of equipment (turntables, mixers, speakers, etc.)
  • Basic scratching and timing
  • Serato Basics
  • Understanding EQ
  • Mix Recording
  • Create your first mix!
MILESTONE 2: ENHANCING YOUR MIXES WITH INTERMEDIATE SCRATCH TECHNIQUES

You will learn:

  • Song Transitions
  • Chirp, Stab, Military and more!
  • Perfect rhythm and timing and incorporate intermediate scratch techniques into the mix 
  • Fader Control
  • Record Control
MILESTONE 3: FINDING YOUR SOUND

You will learn:

  • Multi-Genre Mixing
  • Mixing Techniques
  • Library Management
  • Warping
  • Mashups
  • Tempo Transition Edits
  • Harmonic Mixing
  • Creative Loops
  • One Point Strategy
MILESTONE 4: CREATING YOUR BRAND AND BUSINESS

You will learn:

  • Create EPK
  • Build Website
  • Develop Marketing Plan, Branding strategy, and Social Media 
  • Financial Strategy
  • Creating Budgets and Pricing
  • Distribution of Remix and Music
MILESTONE 5: FINISHING TOUCHES

Expectations:

  • Pass a multitude of graded performance exams with culmulative score of 80% or higher
  • Microphone Technique
  • Perform under Pressure
  • Develop “DJ 12”
  • Understanding Programming
  • Develop 12 month strategy post Graduation
PHILADELPHIA INSTRUCTORS
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"Cosmo Baker" - Cosmo Baker
"Cosmo Baker"
"Rich Medina" - Rich Medina
"Rich Medina"
"DJ Royale" - Jordan Poole
"DJ Royale"
"DJ Mike Nyce" - Mike Nyce
"DJ Mike Nyce"
"Gun$ Garcia" - Regina Dyhouse
"Gun$ Garcia"
"Jabair" - Jabair Khan
"Jabair"
"Sat-One" - Joseph Thorpe
"Sat-One"
PiERSON - Jim Pierson
PiERSON

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