First session will be in Bickersteth Room but the rest of them will be in South Sitting Room.
Test out your skills and see if you have what it takes to DJ. This 5-week DJ program is a unique opportunity to explore the history and evolution of Hip Hop DJ culture while gaining the technical skills to play for a crowd (or just your friends and fam).
Professional DJ and Sound Designer DJ Craig Brooklyn will lead you through this customized program to learn, develop and hone your digital and vinyl turntable skills. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be transformed from a passive listener to an engaged entertainer while understanding the roots of DJ culture.
Program consists of a vibrant mix of history, psychology, technology, creativity and practical execution on a live digital and vinyl turntable set. The following element will be covered:
- The cultural history and evolution of DJing
- Understanding and using a live DJ set both vinyl & digital turntables
- Learning how to think and listen like a DJ
- Song structure and song selection techniques
- The fundamentals of mixing and scratching
- Tapping into creativity and psychology for playlist development
All students are welcome to register – No experience necessary – We encourage students to complete all 5 sessions to graduate as an Emerging DJ.
Skool of Beatz Registration is only $25 for Students. Have your UTorid ready for registration.
Spots are limited!
DJ Craig Brooklyn
DJ Craig Brooklyn is propelled by an enduring love of the music he plays. He is a consistent pupil of sound, and truly, an artist whose days are consumed by the possibilities of the auditory landscape. DJ Craig Brooklyn succeeds in creating memorable energetic and consistently distinct experiences for his listeners because he trusts the transformative power of music, in all of its varied forms. He humbly refuses to confine himself to the beauty of one sound, one genre, or a limited set of influences. He has traveled the globe with this sensitive and receptive ear, searching for new ways to blend sounds and tell stories.Website