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Track 4: Old-School DJ (Session 1) Thursday, June 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Despite the advances in digital music technology, many DJs use vinyl records in mixing live music and sampling for remixes. Students will learn about turntables and record sizes and speeds and various tools used to vinyl DJ. After a short, informal lesson, participants will get to use the turntables, learn how to handle records, set splatter speeds, drop the needle, back-cue and cross-fade between decks! Space is limited to 15 students, so registration is required.

Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

 

Track 3: Digital DJ (Session 1)

In this program, we will explore the basics of DJing digital music using free and open-source software. Students with learn how to import audio files, how to match the music's beats-per-minute (BPM) and crossfade between songs, all of which are fundamentals to live music mixing! Guardians who provide email addresses can receive tutorials, lesson notes and information on where to access the DJ software so that students can explore the program further!

 

Date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

 

Track 2: Sampling

Sampling is a common technique in various genres of music and a staple in mixing and DJing. Students will the open-source audio software Audacity to record, upload and mix various sounds into 30 second audio clips. Guardians who provide email addresses can upload the mp3 files, tutorial, lesson notes and information on where to access Audacity so that students can explore the program further!

 

Date: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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