17th August 2012
SAE Institute announces a new short course, Certificate in Digital DJ, the newest addition to its worldwide educational audio programs. The inaugural session concentrates on both fundamental and advanced DJ techniques as well as equipment interface, understanding of dance music genres, and DJ musicianship. The new course offers a comprehensive and cost effective four week study aimed at beginners and electronic dance music enthusiasts and producers, looking to a further edge to their art or take the next step in their musical career.
The program will be led by SAE Institute alumni and +65 resident at HomeClub, Anaiz Majid (DJ Nez). A successful player in the industry, DJ Nez will offer students a combination of DJ-specific classroom curriculum and instructional lectures, professional demonstrations and interactive lab assignments.
The course will cover technical aspects of equipment and formats, the concept of beat mixing, the live DJ performance, and a business overview that will offer students a professional’s view of the role DJs in the music industry.
Students on SAE Institute’s new Digital DJ vocational program will receive a FREE Pioneer Controller and Pioneer Headphones worth S$1058 through SAE. Classes will be limited to groups of 5 students.
Tom Misner, president and founder of SAE Institute and the Studios 301 Group states, "The growing popularity of the DJ genre and their expanded presence in an increasingly varied amount of today's music, from jazz to traditional rock and R&B, as well as the increase in affordable DJ equipment, has boosted the need for well-trained and well-informed artists and engineers. SAE feels that it is important to include these individuals and their art within the bounds of our audio curriculum."
The Digital DJ course will begin its inaugural 4-week run on 2 June, 2012, at SAE Institute's Singapore campus.