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Fundamentals of DJing From Experienced Internationally Touring DJ

Ever wanted to learn how to DJ? I am a working DJ and producer with 14 years of experience. Originally from Washington D.C., I am Colombian-American and have a resume of gigs around the US, Colombia and the world!
Professionally I am known as Wannabe and I am offering DJ lessons out of my home studio in: English, Español, Français & Portugues.
Learn to mix, beatmatch, construct phrasing, put together longer mixes/sets, and more! Whether you're interested in learning turntables, CDJs, or any other format under the sun, I can help you get comfortable and sharpen your skills on the 1s and 2s.
Some learners of mine have gone on to play at the international level, in cities like New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, D.C., Miami, etc., as well as in Boiler Room broadcasts and music festivals.
For those current DJs who don't have their own setup and just need time to practice, I offer studio rental and use of my Pioneer DDJ-SZ controller as well :)
Coming soon: home recording and production studio for all your sessions!
Please get in touch to take advantage of learning on state of the art equipment and with a seasoned music professional at affordable rates. ¡Happy spinning!

Location

At teacher's location: Parque Biblioteca de Belén, San Bernardo, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

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Children (7-12 years old)
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Adults (18-64 years old)
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60 minutes
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The class is taught in:

English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

About Me

I'm a DJ, music producer, translator, polyglot and proud Colombian-American living in Medellín. My goal is to share my knowledge from a lifetime of varied experiences with the world, and pick up some knowledge along the way myself.

Education

2009 Bachelor of Arts - News/Editorial Journalism - University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism
2005 HS Diploma - Connelly School of the Holy Child - Potomac, MD

Experience / Qualifications

Native Spanish/English speaker, Intermediate French speaker, Basic Portuguese speaker
Disc Jockey since 2005, proficient in a variety of audio softwares
Spanish-English translator since 2008, specializing in transcription and translation
I am an experienced, Colombian-American English instructor living in Medellín. I am available for everything from conversation partner exchanges to formal private lessons to English-only excursions. My approach is firm, yet fun, with utmost respect shown to the student as well as the process.

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