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Zen R.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Zen R.

23 Reviews
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Want to know how to DJ with Serato and a mixing controller? Book a lesson now to start learning the fundamentals of DJing. I personally have the Pioneer DDJ-SX2 controller. Looking forward to your lesson!

About Zen

Want to produce, mix, master and perform with Ableton Live? Want to play the drums? Want to be able to DJ? Set up a lesson time to learn and collaborate right away! Bio: Starting with percussion and drum set in the styles of Classical and Jazz at Cuesta College for his A.A. in Music Performa

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Michael M.
Yo, Zen is the best in the game. Gettin' groovy on the drums as well as in the virtual world. Much obliged!
Jason R.
Dj zen is an excellent teacher for someone like me.. He was patient and understanding when it came to the speed at which I pick up things. (Slowly) He was extremely versatile when it came to the types of music i wanted to mix and very knowledgeable about the equipment i had in front of me. I would recommend him to extreme beginners to people looking to polish their skill sets and add even more. Im very happy with what I am learning!
Lorelei M.
Zen has done such an amazing job teaching me how to operate Ableton. I was extremely overwhelmed and had no idea where to start and Zen really broke everything down for me and provided me with the resources I needed to get started.

Dino R.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 to 50
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Dino R.

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I can teach you the basics, from analog turntables & vinyl to CDJs to the current digital era with Serato software and DJ Controllers. I have 30+ years of experience in the industry (Mobile, Club, Bar, Mixtapes). If you're local, I can even take you on an actual gig and show tips and tricks for running a successful gig/event.

About Dino

Hello my name is DJ Dino R. I have over 30+ years of experience in the DJ industry (mobile, club, bars, etc). I can teach you the basics and history of DJ'ing and can cover the history of the technology from the original turntables to today's digital world with controllers and DJ Software (Serato).

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Amanda Baker
DJ Dino helped my husband get lessons and I have to say, I can actually listen to my husband's sets now. Dino did an amazing job with the in-home sessions, was easy to work with, and always on time. He is a highly patient, easy going and knowledgeable individual. I'd highly recommend him for any level DJ.

Paul R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Business Adminstration-Finance from Cal State University San Bernardino
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Paul R.

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Learn how to beatmatch and mix your favorite music and create your own DJ mixes from scratch. I use Serato DJ, Traktor, and/or Ableton Live.

About Paul

You might not always notice it, but music is all around—from the stereo in your car to the music piped in at department stores. And you also may not be aware that music has a wide array of impacts on your health: Studies show that music has a strong effect on your mood levels and emotions, and als

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Julian L.
Paul is an amazing teacher. He took the time to find out what i needed, and focused the lesson on my needs. He made sure throughout the lesson to ask if everything was clear.
Trace. Mother of Sophia
Teacher Paul is teaching Guitar lesson in his place for my Daughter 9 years old who is a beginner to learn Guitar. Paul is very detail oritate and patient to teach my daughter step by step using very easy way to help my daughter getting into the point and make my daughter interesting to learn more and quickly jump into the based skill. Paul also provided flexible schedule to meet our need for the class. Paul shows his professional guitar skill and teaching skill for his guitar lesson. Paul is an excellent teachers. Thank him very much.
Julian L.
I had a great lesson, Paul took the initiative, and personalized a lesson for me. he took the time to find out what i know and what i wanted to learn. Thanks Paul

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Garrett S.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2017 Jazz Society Award from University of California, San Diego
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Garrett S.

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COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom!

Garrett is a DJ, producer, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands, and works as a freelance wedding DJ under the moniker “Seth Vitál” (performing for 30-40 weddings per year). Garrett has a B.A. in Music from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied under two-time Grammy award-winning producer/arranger Kamau Kenyatta, and was awarded the university's 2017 Jazz Society Award. His performances have allowed him to open for acts such as Khalid, DJ Mustard, Schoolboy Q and Bad Suns.

In addition to performing, Garrett maintains private studios in North Hollywood and East San Diego County where he produces his own music/DJ mixes, composes for various high schools, and teaches DJing, drum set, and percussion to over 20 weekly private students. His past teaching ...

About Garrett

COVID 19 UPDATE: Currently Offering Online Lessons Via Zoom! Garrett is a DJ, drummer, educator, and business owner based in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to working with jazz ensembles and symphonies, he performs regularly with local pop/rock bands and works as a freelance wedding DJ under the m

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Jordan ..
Garrett is incredibly personable and knowledgeable, the best attributes of a great teacher! I've learned so much from him already and am looking forward to more to come in future lessons. I'd highly recommend Garrett to learn basics and beyond of dj'ing.
Matthew A.
Garrett, is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and thorough. He continuously checks for understanding and is enthusiastic and passionate about what he does. My son had his first lesson and is very excited and is looking forward to his future lessons!
Dillard
Garrett was patient, kind, and professional when he meet with my son virtually. I was a little worried about how the meet was going to go because it was virtual; however, he did an excellent job rearranging the camera whenever he needed to provide the appropriate angles for my son to learn.
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Robert L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
  • English & Theater from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Robert L.

7 Reviews
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Learn the basics, from unboxing equipment and beat matching, to more advanced topics like curating a great set and marketing yourself as a performing DJ.

Lessons are tailored to each student's current skill level, music taste, and mixing goals, layering on new skills and techniques at your pace.

About Robert

Mixing has been my passion for over 5 years and I regularly DJ for underground parties and live streams hosted by promoters and friends. My partner and I have developed an easy-to-follow 6-step method through our brand Mix 'n Match Mentors that teaches the basic "order of operations" you should foll

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Johnathan Mark
Was attentive and showed his passion for the art form each week! Really helpful in setting my base fundamentals.
Kenneth
Robert was truly fantastic at teaching me the basics of DJ'ng. He first showed me the ropes and then let me try things while he watched and advised. Robert really knows his stuff, and has a knack for presenting things in an easy-to-follow manner which I could understand. In 5 short classes I went from knowing nothing to understanding the basics of mixing with confidence. He is also fun to work with, and very easygoing which is a big plus. I would highly recommend Robert to anyone looking to get started in DJ'ing.
Brett
There are many aspects of Robert that make him uniquely suited to instruct people in the art and skill of mixing:
* he's an extremely empathetic person so he's always on the same wavelength as his student.
* he's an exceptional communicator, as evidenced by his fluency in not only English and Spanish but ASL as well. More importantly than his multiple-language fluency, he has a natural aptitude for teaching and explaining things in an intuitive way.
* he's extremely passionate about live music performance, but especially the sounds that get people moving on the dance-floor. He also possesses an exceptional breadth of knowledge of dance music as a whole: the history, the artists, the genres, and all manner of tracks from timeless classics to fresh releases.

Robert has put a lot of thought into how to build the fundamentals of mixing from the ground up. I know, because I was one of the first people he taught. When we started, I was overwhelmed by the flashing lights and myriad buttons on the controller, and couldn't transition from one song to the next to save my life.

The many hours we spent teaching me to mix had two significant outcomes:
1. Not only do I feel comfortable stepping up to the decks to mix, it's actually something I REALLY enjoy and look forward to.
2. Robert developed the teaching framework he'll use to teach you, which focuses first on mastering critical fundamentals in an intuitive, step-by-step process.

If you're anything like me, listening (and dancing!) to dance music is something that brings you a great deal of joy.

Take it from me: the thrill of a perfectly-executed transition from one song to the next is an intensely gratifying and thrilling one. Being at the helm of a controller, you get to play an active role in the music, which is so much cooler than just passively enjoying it. Robert got me to that level.

He can get you there too.
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Sergio M.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Music Business from NJCU
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sergio M.

34 Reviews
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I've been a DJ for almost 10 years. I have done and entertained at many types of events: weddings, sweet 16's, quinces, coorporate, festivals, and many more.

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and un

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Karl B.
it was 😁
Lucy L.
Karena R.
I just finished my first sax lesson with Sergio and already know my way around the frets. I appreciated that we also tied in useful information about the circle of fifths. Great teacher. Highly recommended.

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The average cost of 60-minute djing lessons in Annandale is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $84 per hour.
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"Sergio is very nice and my 6 year old likes him. He works great with my son and takes time to explain things and then makes sure my son understands before moving. So far so good! My son is excited to work more with Sergio!"
Eli
Took DJing lessons from Sergio M.
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"You can watch for weeks or get your answers from this guy in 5 minutes. Great instructor."
Jack
Took DJing lessons from Dylan T.
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"Robert is amazing at what he does. His taste in music is excellent, he loves DJing, and his excitement is infectious. He’s a natural-born leader/teacher and he’s just super fun to work with. The full range of things you can do with a DJ controller can be overwhelming. Robert will save you a lot of time by getting you focused on the essentials. He is detail-oriented, and his feedback is specific and actionable. He’ll point out things that weren’t even on your radar, and you’ll be better for it. Hopefully, you’ll be working with Michael as well. He’s a technical master, has an encyclopedic knowledge of all things funky and fresh, and he’s the nicest guy. I'm very happy to be working with these guys."
Luke
Took DJing lessons from Robert L.
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"I love taking DJ lessons with Garrett! He's super fun to work with, knowledgable, and genuinely cares about his students. I've been working with him for a little over a year now and plan to continue lessons with him for a long time."
Angelo
Took DJing lessons from Garrett S.
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"Awesome experience, really knows how to teach you and not just show you"
Maximus
Took DJing lessons from Dylan T.
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"There are many aspects of Robert that make him uniquely suited to instruct people in the art and skill of mixing:
* he's an extremely empathetic person so he's always on the same wavelength as his student.
* he's an exceptional communicator, as evidenced by his fluency in not only English and Spanish but ASL as well. More importantly than his multiple-language fluency, he has a natural aptitude for teaching and explaining things in an intuitive way.
* he's extremely passionate about live music performance, but especially the sounds that get people moving on the dance-floor. He also possesses an exceptional breadth of knowledge of dance music as a whole: the history, the artists, the genres, and all manner of tracks from timeless classics to fresh releases.

Robert has put a lot of thought into how to build the fundamentals of mixing from the ground up. I know, because I was one of the first people he taught. When we started, I was overwhelmed by the flashing lights and myriad buttons on the controller, and couldn't transition from one song to the next to save my life.

The many hours we spent teaching me to mix had two significant outcomes:
1. Not only do I feel comfortable stepping up to the decks to mix, it's actually something I REALLY enjoy and look forward to.
2. Robert developed the teaching framework he'll use to teach you, which focuses first on mastering critical fundamentals in an intuitive, step-by-step process.

If you're anything like me, listening (and dancing!) to dance music is something that brings you a great deal of joy.

Take it from me: the thrill of a perfectly-executed transition from one song to the next is an intensely gratifying and thrilling one. Being at the helm of a controller, you get to play an active role in the music, which is so much cooler than just passively enjoying it. Robert got me to that level.

He can get you there too."
Brett
Took DJing lessons from Robert L.
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"Garrett, is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and thorough. He continuously checks for understanding and is enthusiastic and passionate about what he does. My son had his first lesson and is very excited and is looking forward to his future lessons!"
Matthew
Took DJing lessons from Garrett S.
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"Garrett is everything I was looking for in my DJ instructor. He has a thorough background in teaching and working with students, but at the same time is a professional DJ who is out gigging all the time. His studio in North Hollywood is great, and he's made a huge difference in my DJing."
Mark
Took DJing lessons from Garrett S.
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"Very fun, focused, and great at explaining things."
Jeremiah
Took DJing lessons from Dylan T.
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"At the start of the quarantine I was having difficulty getting the feel for anything and everything DJing. It was brutal!, intimidating, terrifying, and sort of infuriating. Robert and Michael took the time to really break down the flow of what you need to do, how many beats do you count out, where the bass knob should be. They did everything to make transitions and blends super easy at the beginner level. I am still taking classes with them, and can’t wait to learn more. They have truly helped to boost my confidence
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Mike
Took DJing lessons from Robert L.
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