Whether you’re a beginner or simply looking to improve your craft, you can learn the unique art of Djing. Attend a hands on one-on-one session taught by DJ K-Style. Private DJ lessons are held at our studio, located in Hayward, CA.

CLASSES

INTRO TO DJING

Recommended Prerequisites: No previous DJ experience necessary. Strictly for the beginners.

Duration: 2 hour private DJ lesson in our studio and 30 min practice time in our studio

Cost: $250

Students will learn:
- Brief overview of the art of the DJ
- Basic Functions of the DJ Equipment (Turntables, Mixer, Needles, Slipmats, Vinyl Records, Speakers, Etc.)
- Introduction to Serato Scratch Live, the Industry Standard DJ Vinyl Emulation Software
- Hand/Eye/Ear Fundamentals
- Introduction to Mixing on 2 Turntables
- Introduction to Scratching (Baby Scratch)


BASIC MIXING

Recommended Prerequisites: Intro to DJing

Duration: 3 hour private DJ lesson in our studio and 1 hour practice time in our studio plus 30 min experience at a live party (restrictions apply *)

Cost: $600

Students will learn:
- Basic Beat Matching
- Basic Scratching
- Basic Music Theory for the DJ
- Basic Mix Set Programming


ADVANCED MIXING

Recommended Prerequisites: Intermediate Mixing

Duration: 4 hour private DJ lesson in our studio and 1 hour practice time in our studio plus 30 min experience at a live party (restrictions apply *)

Cost: $900

Students will learn:
- Advanced Beat Matching
- Advanced Music Theory for the DJ
- Advanced Song Structure / Playlist Selection
- Introduction to reading the crowd
- More proper phrasing & mix points
- More effective uses of loops in mixing
- Creating a live mash-up/blend
- Effective uses of effects in mixing & scratching
- Double time & half time mixing
- Effective uses of temporary cue points in mixing & scratching
- Music organization


THE PROFESSIONAL DJ

Recommended Prerequisites: Advanced Mixing

Duration: 4 hour private DJ lesson in our studio and 2 hours practice time in our studio plus 30 min experience at a live party (restrictions apply *)

Cost: $1,100

Students will learn:
- Creating a brand
- Creating legal contracts, forms and letters
- Effective uses of social media and online resources
- Professionalism and social networking skills
- Nightclub DJ vs. Mobile DJs
- How to create a proper demo CD
- Effective mixing transitions using loops, scratches, effects
- Effective uses of trick mixing & drop mixing
- More proper phrasing & mix points
- Music programming for both nightclub and mobile DJs
- Troubleshooting equipment and software problems



Purchase additional practice time to be used at the beginning or end of a lesson. - $75/hr

Stand alone studio time can be booked on-going - $100/hr
Includes instructor to answer questions and offer tips and techniques

Private lessons can be broken up in increments of 2 hours if needed. If the private lesson is complete under the purchased lesson time, than you will have extra hands-on practice time. During hands on time we will go over ANYTHING YOU WANT TO PRACTICE OR WANT TO KNOW. If you have any questions outside of the lesson time, I will answer up to 7 questions per email or phone for the entire duration of the package.

*30 min experience at a live party will be scheduled in advance at the approval of the party host and not to include any Wedding Receptions or Special Occasions.