In this 16-hour Master DJ course (8 sessions x 2 hours), professional DJ Charl Chaka will teach you all the necessary skills you need to use the DJ equipment effectively using Pioneer Rekorbox Software and how to DJ with USBs. He will give insights about the life of a DJ with crate-digging, music management & set preparation.
In this 1-on-1 course, Charl will also give you the tools and guide you in finding your style, uniqueness, & build your confidence during your performance. To conclude the course, you get to record your own 1-hour mix in the studio.
Key mixing techniques covered in the course:
- Setup & DJ Equipment overview
- Monitoring & Headphone Levels
- Beat Mixing, Bpms, Bars, Cueing & Drop Mixing
- Volume & EQing
- Transitions & phrase mixing
- Key Mixing
- Hot Cues
- Acapella Mixing
- Programming & Recording a Mix
- Crate Digging
- DJing with USB using Pioneer Rekordbox software
About the instructor:
Charl’s has built a career for over 23 years as a DJ, promoter & entrepreneur with experiences from London, South Africa, Ibiza, Miami to his now residency in Dubai. Charl has been a key player in Dubai’s nightlife industry for over a decade now being the head honcho of Infusion Magazine, the oldest Nightlife & Music platform & authority on the UAE’s nightlife scene since 2005.
Charl has received numerous awards during his career in Dubai, winning the Technics International DJ Competition back in 2006, voted #4 in the DJ Mag Middle East Poll of 2010, receiving the ‘Best Local DJ’ in the TimeOut Nightlife Awards 2012 to being presented the ‘Outstanding Contribution Award’ from HYPE Magazine in 2016.
As an old-time resident DJ, he is still being booked for his quality sets, playing music from his heart & soul at DJ residences like Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Electric Vibes & Moe’s alongside his weekly radio show on DanceFM.
* DJ equipment will be provided for practice at the studio
All sessions are valid for 90 days upon booking
7 and older
* Course includes 2-hour practice session by yourself in the studio and 1-hour session to create your own recorded mix
* You will receive a certificate of completion for Master DJ Course
* Avail 5% discount on any equipment purchased at DJ Corner
Just Play Headquarters
15 A Street