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 DJing 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.
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.
INSTRUCTORS CURRENTLY BOOKING PRIVATE ABLETON LESSONS:
ANDROWAY - $75/Hr
tuesdays nights between 5 - 8 Pm
Gabriel Soto aka Androway is a gigging musician and electronic producer based in Calgary. His ingenuity and years of musical experience make him a natural fit for the stage, playing synthesizers and keyboards with a variety of bands across a breadth of genres - from EDM, to Indie Pop, and all the way to Prog Rock. His passion for creating and performing live electronic music has led him into numerous opportunities to educate other talented musicians driven to inject that sweet electronic vibe into their own music.
KLOVES - $75/hr
wednesday nights between 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Kloves is Krystle B, born and raised in Calgary, AB. She is a Techno & 4/4 aficionado, Producer, DJ, Live Performer and Ableton Live enthusiast. Her music career consists of headlining clubs and festivals across Canada, most recently the United States, and opening for heavy hitters in the Techno scene. Kloves also took part in the National Music Center’s ‘Master In Residence’ program with Techno pioneer, Richie Hawtin aka Plastikman which led her to opening for Richie in San Francisco. She has releases on notable techno record labels FLASH Recordings,
A R T S Digital, Fabric, Unity Records, Funk’N Deep Records and Refused.
Instructors currently booking private Keyboard lessons:
Brandon Smith - $75/hr
Wednesday 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.
instuctors currently booking practical theory lessons:
THURSDAY NIGHTS BETWEEN 6-9 pm
Enoque is a musician, composer, producer, and dj. He has 30 years of experience playing keyboards in a variety of genres. He produces under 3 aliases, Enno Karr, Bread N Butta and One Less Of Them and has released under Dansant, Vivid North, Breakin' Records, Substation Recordings and 19Box Records. He is part of the Oscill8 Collective, and a host and organizer of the Studio Social producers night held at Habitat Living Sound.
He teaches theory for our in-classes and online courses.
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