DISC JOCKEYING

In today’s entertainment scene, no party can be a success without a good DJ. A majority of events today are managed, executed & conducted by a live artist in the form of a DJ. As an artist, he or she is responsible for delivering quality performance using pre-recorded music in clubs, private parties, corporate shows, college parties and more. In the current era, a DJ is a requirement for every small or big event and this is what makes DJing an attractive career option.

Panache – The DJ School has established its credentials by earning the distinction of being India’s first Pioneer Pro DJ Certified School. It has been ranked as Hyderabad’s Premier Sound School by Rave Magazine and Among India’s Top DJing Institutes by The New Indian Express, Chennai.

Panache’s course imparts comprehensive industry standard skill training for those aspiring to a career as professional DJs/live performing artistes. Students at Panache undergo training by top professional DJs and have the opportunity for extensive hands-on experience as well as access to studio facilities.

Areas of focus

  • Beat Matching
  • Music Genres
  • DJ Equipment
  • Digital Technology
  • Music management

COURSE STRUCTURE

1 Beat Matching

The foremost technical knowledge in the art of professional DJing is to learn how to beat match. Students undergo complete training & practise to master the art of beat counting & matching. Fundamentals of music structure – beats, bars & graphs are predominantly explained & illustrated through various music styles.

2 DJ Equipment

Students get hands-on training on top of the line Pioneer equipment which is used all over the world in professional arenas. Students undergo training in state-of-the-art studios at Panache and gain complete knowledge & technical know-how on current technology used to enhance the performance of a DJ. Students are also encouraged to learn fundamentals of sound, system setups, correct usage & maintenance of equipment for all major events.

3 Digital DJ

The training goes deeper into acquainting students with the current trends in Digital Technology including advances in DJing software & equipment from the best industry names such as Pioneer DJ, Native Instruments, Innovation, Serato and many others.

4 Knowing Your Music

This module is by far the most important part of the course as students undergo training to developing a sense of music. They are introduced to various styles of music from all eras to the latest trends. Students spend time to develop their knowledge in these music genres to gain command over delivering an entertaining performance using the right music at the right time in the right place for the right audience.

5 Music Management

Time is the essence in a live performance setup and DJs develop the art of managing their music in a sequential and organised manner. Current advancements in digital technology have enabled better management of music by making the formats smaller and more concise. The course introduces students to latest techniques used by professional DJs in managing their music through softwares, to prepare for performance before the event and on the fly.

LEVELS

Get trained for live performances through recorded music at clubs, functions, corporate, etc.

Duration: 4 months

MODULES

- Mixing Techniques - II
- House Mixing
- Hot Cues

CORE FACULTY

DJ Piyush, DJ Abhijith, NDA, DJ Manish, DJ RVN, DJ Kanna

Hobby level

Panache Certification

BASIC: 1 month, INR 28,000
INTERIM: 2 months, INR 38,000
ADVANCED: 3 months, INR 58,000

Studio: Limited
DJ/CD Player: 350 / 400
DJ Mixer: 800
Onsite Training: No
Media Promotion: No
Radio Promotion: No
Workshops: No
Guest Lectures: No
DJ War Syllabus: No
TurnTables: No
DJ Kit: Yes
Music: No
Internship: No
Profile Building: No
Personality Development: No
Grooming & Styling: No

Pro level

Pioneer+PDS
Certification

PRO DJ: 4 months, INR 68,000
LAPTOP DIGITAL PRO: 5 months, INR 80,000

Studio: Supervised
DJ/CD Player: Full Range
DJ Mixer: 700/800, Full Range
Onsite Training: Yes
Media Promotion: Yes
Radio Promotion: Yes
Workshops: Yes
Guest Lectures: Yes
DJ War Syllabus: Yes
TurnTables: No/Yes
DJ Kit: No/Yes
Music: Supervised
Internship: Supervised
Profile Building: Yes
Personality Development: Yes
Grooming & Styling: Yes

International

Pioneer+PDS
Certification

MIDI CONTROLS DIGITAL PRO: 5 months, INR 88,000
DVJ: 6 months, INR 1,08,000

Studio: Unlimited
DJ/CD Player: Full Range
DJ Mixer: Full Range
Onsite Training: Yes
Media Promotion: Yes
Radio Promotion: Yes
Workshops: Yes
Guest Lectures: Yes
DJ War Syllabus: Yes
TurnTables: Yes
DJ Kit: Yes
Music: Supervised
Internship: Supervised
Profile Building: Yes
Personality Development: Yes
Grooming & Styling: Yes

Professional

Pioneer+PDS
Certification

VISUALS: 2 months, INR 50,000

Studio Practice: Limited
DJ/CD Player: Software
DJ Mixer: Full Range
Onsite Training: Yes
Media Promotion: Yes
Radio Promotion: No
Workshops: Yes
Guest Lectures: Yes
DJ War Syllabus: No
TurnTables: No
DJ Kit: No
Music: No
Internship: Supervised
Profile Building: Yes
Personality Development: Yes
Grooming & Styling: Yes