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The SoundBender Institute was founded by long time friends & DJ’s KNYCE & Step One. With over 30 years of combined experience rocking crowds in clubs, on-air radio & mobile events, Soundbender Institute is the realization of a life long dream for both DJs. This experience along with numerous mixshow awards & accolades has led them to develop a simple yet effective way of teaching the art of DJ’ing called “The 4 Pillars”. In just 4 weeks a student will learn the basics of DJ’ing & be ready to rock their first gig !

In just four weeks

Learn Our Four Pillars of DJing

Pillar #1 :

Equiptment 101

Pillar #2 :

Digging 101

Pillar #3 :

Beat Matching 101

Pillar #4 :

Scratching 101

Class Descriptions

Teaching The fundamentals of equipment. Learn to setup and operate a variety of industry standard Dj equipment. (Rane, pioneer, technics)

Saturday, July 2nd
Kids: 12pm-2pm
Adults: 4pm-6pm

Learn how to navigate record pools, build a DJ library, and setup crates for gigs.

Saturday, July 9th
Kids: 12pm-2pm
Adults: 4pm-6pm

Learn basic song structure, what a bpm is, basic mix theory (beat matching).

Saturday, July 16th
Kids: 12pm-2pm
Adults: 4pm-6pm

Learn basic scratch techniques, baby scratch, scribble and cross faded settings and movements.

Saturday, July 23rd
Kids: 12pm-2pm
Adults: 4pm-6pm

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