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DJing - Hands-on Workshop

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 14 reviews.Toronto, Canada

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Experience hosted by Ana

60 mins
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

One hour hands-on workshop include:
- Overview of the DJ digital controller (Inputs/Outputs, Tempo, EQs, Channels, Master Channel, Faders, Cross Fader, Jog Wheel, Sync, FX, Cue, Stutter, Hot Cues, Roll, Slicer, Sampler),
- DJ Software - Serato (Connecting to DJ Controller, Preferences, Audio Settings, Library, Display, FX Settings, Playlist creation)
- BPM and how to beat match by ear,
- Other beat match techniques
- FX overview and how to use them
- Mixing Techniques
- Practicing mixing your favorite songs

At the end of the workshop, you will learn,
- How to set up a DJ controller
- What all the buttons and faders are for and how to use them
- How to set up DJ Sofware
- How to navigate and create a playlist
- Beatmatch
- Adjust Tempo
- Mix, using different techniques
- Use FX
- Use Hot Cues
- Create Loops
- Tips for the quick start in DJing
One hour hands-on workshop include:
- Overview of the DJ digital controller (Inputs/Outputs, Tempo, EQs, Channels, Master Channel, Faders, Cross Fader, Jog Wheel, Sync, FX, Cue, Stutter, Hot Cues, Roll, Slicer, Sampler),
- DJ Software - Serato (Connecting to DJ Controller, Preferences, Audio Settings, Library, Display, FX Settings, Playlist creation)
- BPM and how to beat match by ear,
- Other beat match techniques
- FX…

What's included

  • Food
    - Cookies
    - Crackers
    - Fruits
    - Chocolate
  • Drinks
    - Tea
    - Juice
    - Homemade Hot chocolate
  • Equipment
    - Pioneer Digital Controller,
    - Headphones,
    - Laptop
    - Serat...
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/ person
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Meet your host, Ana

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 14 Reviews
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Hello and Welcome!

Let me tell a little about myself and my professional background.
I am warm-hearted, kind, enthusiastic, outgoing, energetic, passionate about Music individual and bring to the table an inventive, vibrant and comprehensive style of mixing.
My journey as a DJ began when I took classes at Off Centre DJ School in Toronto. I continued my education in DJing and Music Production at European DJ Schools, such as ProDJ and DJ Academy.

I also graduated from the Broadcasting Program at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, where I've learned a lot about audio - from the audio equipment used for films, music production and recording, to audio editing and audio design.

You could find more information, videos and my music mixes on my website, Mixcloud and YouTube, please click the links below
Hello and Welcome!

Let me tell a little about myself and my professional background.
I am warm-hearted, kind, enthusiastic, outgoing, energetic, passionate about Music individual and bring to the table an inventive, vibrant and comprehensive style of mixing.
My journey as a DJ began when I took classes at Off Centre DJ School in Toronto. I continued my education in DJing and Music Production at European DJ Schools, such as ProDJ and DJ Academy.

I also graduated…
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Where you'll be

We will have our workshop in a beautiful downtown high-end condo unit in the very heart of Toronto, conveniently located less than 5 min of walk from Union Subways station.

It's located in the entertainment district and also 3-7 min away from CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, Harbourfront - just in case you decide to explore the city after the workshop.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Meaghan
February 2020
Super awesome experience! Hands on and relaxed environment to have fun and learn in! We will definitely come back for another lesson when we’re back in town!
Gordon
February 2020
As someone who had no experience in Djing or using turntables, Ana is an excellent host and teacher to learn from as she is a passionate DJ. Using the turntables is a lot to learn if you've never used before, but Ana was very informative, patient, understanding, friendly, easy to talk to, etc. If you're interested in learning to use turntables and getting the feel of it Ana is excellent to learn from, also if you're interested in the nightlife DJ scene she has some stories about that as well. Next time I visit Toronto, I'll visit Ana for some more DJ lessons.
As someone who had no experience in Djing or using turntables, Ana is an excellent host and teacher to learn from as she is a passionate DJ. Using the turntables is a lot to learn…
Karla
February 2020
Awesome workshop! I really felt like Ana really took the time to hone in our beginner skills and allowed us for fun hands on practicing :) She is clearly very knowledgeable in the realm of automated mixers, equipment, and mixing software; I learned a lot and left inspired to perhaps continue learning more! Thank you for a great experience! :D
Awesome workshop! I really felt like Ana really took the time to hone in our beginner skills and allowed us for fun hands on practicing :) She is clearly very knowledgeable in the…
Carla
January 2020
Stayed the weekend during a business trip and seemed like a good and fun use of my time to learn more about beat matching. As an intro, one-hour class, it's great to spend time with an experienced DJ. The location was a high-rise in downtown, making it an attractive location. I have been deejaying but learned a few new things.
Stayed the weekend during a business trip and seemed like a good and fun use of my time to learn more about beat matching. As an intro, one-hour class, it's great to spend time wi…
Daniel
January 2020
Fantastic, really great introduction into mixing as a whole. Covered a lot of ground in a short space of time. Aide is a great teacher, and the whole class had a great rhythm to it. Great value for money.
Erika
December 2019
Time with Ana helped clear up some questions I had with DJing and my only regret is that I don't live in Toronto to have more sessions with her!

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Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

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