Beat Drop offers private lessons for those desiring an even more personalized learning experience. Private lessons are 1 hour long, and can be utilized as stand alone education, or used to supplement other courses or certificates taken at Beat Drop.
Lessons are personalized, with our instructors adapting and modifying our proven teaching methods to fit your individual needs. All private lessons are held at Beat Drop.
INSTRUCTORS CURRENTLY BOOKING PRIVATE DJ LESSONS:
DJ Heebz - $75/HR
Monday nights between 4 - 6 pm.
Brynn Collingridge aka DJ Heebz is a new staple in Calgary’s DJ scene. While currently dj’ing at Commonwealth, Hifi and in Banff, he was also a national finalist in the 2014 Red Bull Thre3style competition. Having 7 year’s of experience at a variety of Calgary hot spots, he is no doubt one of Canada’s most versatile DJ’s. Together, with Ivan Rankic, they make up Hej Zeus and they are producing remixes and edits being played by DJ’s all over.
DJ FATROK - $75/HR
Tuesday NIGHTS BETWEEn 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Mark Cruz aka DJ Fatrok is a founding member of the Suns Of Boey Crew. Spinning in clubs since the early 2000's Fatrok has opened for acts such as Jazzy Jeff, Afrika Bambaataa, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, DJ Nu-Mark just to name a few. Mark has competed in the Canadian DMC's and has facilitated DJ workshops for youth at risk for the past 2 years. Fatrok is also an amazing producer having previously produced music for YYC's Jocelyn Alice.
Kyle Morgan - $75/HR
Saturday Nights between 7 - 10 PM
Kyle Morgan has been a constant in the electronic music scene in Calgary. He has held residencies at Amsterdam Rhino, Habitat and Murmur and has played numerous corporate functions, including for Redbull and Tesla. Kyle Morgan has a passion for teaching and is extremely capable instructing using Turntables, CDJs & Midi controllers.
sinistarr - &75/hr
wednesday nights between 6 - 8 pm
Jeremy “Sinistarr” Howard is a DJ and producer born and raised from Detroit, Michigan, now residing in Calgary. His career making and playing various genres of electronic music has seen him headline clubs and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe for nearly a decade, and his music has been heard on BBC Radio 1, BBC 1XTRA, and as a guest on Serato’s Seratocast mix series. He also holds a DJ residency in Denver, Colorado with the Recon DnB crew, playing alongside many of his fellow international artists in the electronic music scene.
Jeremy loves to teach the craft of DJing, no matter the genre – it becomes a learning experience for everyone involved.
Instructors currently booking private Ableton lessons:
Donald Dinsmore - $75/hr
Monday Nights Between 6-9 PM.
Donald Dinsmore aka Jnana is a bass music producer and DJ born and raised in Calgary. Donald started his music career playing bass guitar with several local bands but made his name producing bass music. With releases on several labels Donald’s productions are known for their soaring melodies, hard-hitting percussion and deep soulful bass lines wrapped in a Hip Hop package. Donald is also one of the founders of local the music and arts collective Philosonic.
Instructors currently booking private Keyboard lessons:
Brandon Smith - $75/hr
Tuesday nights between 6-9 pm.
Brandon Smith is a Calgary based musician, synth programmer and avid student of keyboard history. His love of vintage equipment and history eventually led him to work for the National Music Centre in Calgary, where he demonstrates many of their instruments and artifacts (including a world class collection of synthesizers) for the public.
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