DJ PERFORMANCE & PRODUCTION
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COMPREHENSIVE LEARNING, TOOLS & SUPPORT
Some of MI’s available comprehensive classes for DJing include subjects in Beat-Matching, Vinyl Turntablism, various DAWs such as Ableton Live and Maschine, Remixing, Sound Design and much more. Because we are in the age of virtual DJ sets and concerts, our courses in Digital DJ solutions such as Traktor Pro and Serato DJ/ Serato DJ Pro are even more important than ever.
Students will also be trained on tools that have shaped DJing, such as Vinyl DJ’ing, Controllers and CDJ setups. These skills are great in building their foundation and musicianship, opening up countless opportunities in the future.
CERTIFICATE IN DJ PERFORMANCE & PRODUCTION
Musicians Institute’s Certificate in DJ Performance and Production is a 2-quarter, 30-unit program for aspiring DJs, producers, beat-makers, remix artists, and electronic music composers and performers. Students are provided with in-depth knowledge and training in the latest hardware, tools and techniques used in contemporary electronic performance and audio production.
MI SELECT & NON-CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
MI Select are non-certificate programs designed to provide students with “a taste of MI” if they want another option to full-time. Students can create their own customized schedule from available classes and workshops, while enjoying access to the special guest clinics, extra activities and other industry networking opportunities.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
-Classes stay updated with trends in the industry, focusing on digital DJ solutions such as Traktor Pro, Serato DJ, Serato DJ Pro.
-DJ students will learn various DAWs, such as Ableton and Maschine, to allow them to create and build tracks from beginning to end.
For a detailed look at all of MI’s program offerings, you can find the course catalog here.
ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: CERTIFICATE
A. Submit two examples of your original material or arrangements (voice or instrumental, any style) representing your strengths and creative direction as an artist or producer.
B. Speaking Voice: Record your own speaking voice explaining the following:
1. Why you want to attend Musicians Institute.
2. What your role was in the recorded examples you have submitted, including what instruments you played (if applicable) and who wrote, produced and engineered each song.
For a full list of what you will need to apply to MI, please download our guide here.
Musicians Institute offers many opportunities for scholarships in all of our programs. Please visit our Scholarship page for more information.
Please visit MI’s Financial Aid page for all the details on how you can qualify.
International students make up nearly one-fourth of MI’s total student population, representing more than 50 countries throughout the world while creating a unique and diverse learning environment, full of endless opportunities in Hollywood and beyond.
For more info, please visit the International Students page.
Our faculty pool consists of dedicated professionals that are also actively working in the competitive Los Angeles music scene, giving students unique insight. These passionate masters are some of the best in the business, and offer students clear guidance and nurturing designed to help them get the most out of their time at MI.
MI ONLINE PROGRAMS
ARTIST PRODUCER ENTREPRENEUR
ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION