William Burkholder

William B.

Houston, TX

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William delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2010

Hello and nice to meet you! My name is Will. I strive to keep my lessons fun, and thorough. I teach Ableton Live, Dj skills and proficiency, sound design, and audio production.

I have been a Dj and Ableton Live user for just under a decade, and have been teaching private lessons for many years as well. My classes are well organized and informative, and have been built off of many years of experience. It's not hard to find someone who knows how to DJ or use Ableton, but not many people have as much experience in teaching these fields as myself. I have taught large groups in high school and middle school settings, and also many dozens of one on one students.
I owned and operated Two Ten Beat, a Dj and Audio Production Academy before it's closing, and served many satisfied students as an instructor.

I am also an instructor and consultant for The AM Project, a non profit program designed to empower youth though fun and modern education programs. I helped write the curriculum for, and taught the group Dj lessons. I continue to work with them on a consultant basis, and part time instructor. Please visit theamproject.org for more info!

Let's get things started! I'm ready to be your instructor, and help you reach your musical goals!

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Experience

Director, Instructor, Consultant
Jan 2015 - Present
The AM Project

The AM Project is a non profit program that specializes in modern and innovative art programs designed for empowering and educating todays youth. Many different programs are offered, including courses in deejaying, graphic design, and urban art. Our vision of The AM Project is to inspire a community of young artist who celebrate the love of art and music by creating the unique.

I helped design the curriculums used in the AM Project courses, taught many group classes in high school and middle schools, and continue to provide helpful insight to the AM Project to help them grow.

Please visit theAMproject.org for more information.

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Owner/founder, Head Instructor
Dec 2012 - Dec 2015
Two Ten Beat

Two Ten Beat School was a dj and production Academy located in San Antonio Texas. We taught classes in dj proficiency and audio production using Ableton Live software, and many satisfied students. We decided to switch to a one on one format for our lesson programs in December of 2015, and permanently closed out San Antonio campus. The same program we taught at Two Ten Beat School is still available through private lessons, so don't fret!

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Education

Audio Technology for Live Mixing
Jan 2009 - May 2011
Audio EnginEaring Institute, San Antonio Texas
Audio Technology for Recording Studio Production
Jan 2009 - May 2011
Audio EnginEaring Institute, San Antonio Texas

Languages

english
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Audio Technology for Live Mixing
May 2011
Audio EnginEaring Institute, San Antonio Texas

Audio Technology for Recording Studio Production
May 2011
Audio EnginEaring Institute, San Antonio Texas

Affiliations

BMI
Jan 2012

Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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Photos & Videos

Some of my students performing a piece of poetry of a Dj set! This program was taught at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio Texas.
Photo by William B.

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Certificate from Audio EnginEaring Institute for completion of
"Audio Technology for Live Mixing" program

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Certificate from the Audio EnginEaring Institute for completion of
"Audio Technology for Recording Studio Production" program.

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5 Reviews

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Noel Feb 21, 2017
Ableton · In studio

If you want a professional, knowledgeable instructor, Will is your man. On time, on point and will go as fast or slow as you want. Whether you are a beginner wanting to get started or a professional wanting to hone your skills, give Will a call.

Tony Feb 20, 2017
DJing · In studio

Will was a great tutor.he ways on time and very friendly. I would recommend his classes to anyone who want to learn to dj.

Steven Feb 20, 2017
Ableton · In home

great lessons, very easy to understand! Ty!

Clancy Feb 20, 2017
DJing · In studio

William edited some music for my wedding's father- daughter dance and for the competitive dance team I coach. He was extremely patient with my very specific requests - which speaks volumes about his demeanor with students. William was respectful of my time and answered all emails and phone calls in a timely fashion.

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Ruth Feb 19, 2017
DJing · In home

Will made me feel very comfortable, and he was extremely knowledgable.
I would deff recommend him.

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