Hands-On DJ Classes & Private Lessons in NYC
Whether you're just starting out, or you're an accomplished DJ looking to take your skills to the next level, Rock and Soul's NYC DJ school is the place to make it happen. We offer group classes as well as one-on-one private lessons, with curriculums tailor-made to every skill level and aspiration.
We offer beginners classes up to advanced classes, as well as specialized curriculums included advanced scratching, Ableton Live, DJ classes for kids, and more. Our instructors are highly experienced DJs and more importantly, they love to teach.
Summer 2018 - We’ve teamed up with Quiet Events to bring you the opportunity to get out there and DJ! Students who enroll in our upcoming Learn to DJ Beginner Group Course and our NEW Master The Gig Group Course will be automatically eligible to DJ for Quiet Events parties. Just show us you’ve got the skills and dedication and we’ll make it happen.
Upcoming DJ Classes at Rock & Soul
About Our Classes
For questions or private lesson inquiries, call us at 212-695-3953 or fill out our Class Inquiry Form and we'll contact you!
The Smallest DJ Classes in NYC!
A lot of DJ schools put you in a class with 15 or more other students. We cap our classes at just 5!
- more hands-on-experience
- more one-on-one time with your instructor
- an experience that's more personalized to your interests
- more fun
The Best Value Anywhere!
In addtion to be affordably priced, our classes include some valuable bonuses include a 15% student discount on all DJ equipment and gear for the duration of your classes. If you're planning on buying equipment this can add up to significant savings and help offset the cost of our already affordable lessons.
What's Covered In Class
With over 12 hours of instruction per session, we make sure you come away learning a lot. Here are some key lessons that we cover (with deeper focus on advanced techniques for intermediate and advanced classes):
- Introduction to mixing
- Sorting music (CDs, vinyl, MP3)
- Bar counting
- Club mixing basics
- Working with DJ software
- Using the mixer's features (faders, EQ, FX)
- Using CDJ/turntable features (jog, cues, effects)
- Mixing techniques
- Business tips / Getting gigs
- And more!
What Students Are Saying
"Great! I have been DJing for 20 years and I still learned more. There was five of us in the class and we all got individual attention."
- Franklyn P.
"Great class. Friendly, hands on, detail oriented."
- Kenny S.
"Knowledgeable, EXPERT instructors in a professional setting!!! Instructors were really friendly and helped me improve my DJ skills."
- Davy J
"Great experience. I learned a lot and enjoyed myself a lot. Chen was awesome. Really good guy who clearly wanted us to get good."
- Alex A.
"Awesome. The lessons were great. The practicals were very helpful. Hands on instructions were real."
- DJ E Love
"The best experience I had. I learned a lot of new things..."
- Usiel Reyes
"If you're looking for teachers that truly care about each students progress, come to this class."
- Johnny W.