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Overview

This six-month deep dive program will help you expand your skills as a professional DJ. You'll get practical experience in cueing and drop mixing, digital DJing with effects, CD and vinyl mixing with turntables, EQing, Rekordbox, harmonic mixing, looping, acapellas, vinyl and digital scratching, hot cues, and more. This college-level course is taught by leading DJs like DJ Morse Code (Voted “Best DJ in America” by the Sun Times) and Dela Moon (Moontribe Crew, Electric Daisy Carnival, and more).

  • Learn from professional DJs and receive one-to-one support from instructors
  • Get exclusive masterclasses from the likes of Mark de Clive-Lowe, Laura Escude (Jay Z, Kanye West), Daddy Kev (Low End Theory) and Jimmy Mac (Lorde)
  • Open to all DJs working in all musical styles and genres
  • Direct support throughout the enrollment process from Admissions Advisors

Point Blank has made extra efforts to ensure as far as possible that our students experience the same student life in the virtual world as they do on campus, and we are proud to offer exclusive features to our LA students. Call a college Admissions Advisor now at (323) 594-8740 or Contact Us and start your DJ career today!

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Whether you're looking to break into the music industry or are an experienced professional keen to take your skills to the next level, this short quiz will help you identify personal strengths and find out what motivates you, whilst providing important information about our courses so that you can make a well-informed decision about your future. The quiz will only take a few minutes complete.

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Key Info

Duration 6 Months
Available start dates 2021 2022
  • July 12 (Limited availability)
  • October 4 (Limited availability)
  • January 10
  • April 11
  • July 11
  • October 3
Weekly timetable 1 daytime class per week. Please contact us for scheduling options and details.
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COURSES

Expert Instructors

DJ Morsecode DJing

Nathaniel Morse was the winner of Redbull's first United States "3style" DJ battle in LA. He was awarded “Best DJ in LA” and then “Best DJ in America” by the Sun Times in 2014 & 2015 respectively.

Dela Moon DJing

An organizer of the Moontribe Collective, dela Moon’s full-bodied drum & bass and halftime is a signature of the LA underground. She's played EDC, Boom, Rainbow Serpent, and is a DJ Mag “Emerging Artist You Need To Hear.”

Mecha Music Production & DJing

An Ableton Certified Trainer and Pioneer DJ Battle Championship winner, Mikhail Arce-Ignacio (Mecha) is a versatile producer, engineer, music director, DJ and live electronic performer.

DJ Arkitek DJing

Resident DJ at Studio Paris (Chicago), played alongside Snoop Dogg, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Kaskade, Afrojack, A-Trak, and Nas. Mixes on air Saturday nights for 103.5 KISS FM on iHeartRadio.

DJ ShanLynn DJing

DJ ShanLynn is a DJ, VJ, and producer who mixes old school, pop, hip-hop, nu-disco, electronica, remixes, and mash-ups in her open-format sets. Her clients include Macy’s, ABC, Aveda, UMG, Forever 21, Loreal, Mercedes Benz, etc.

Markman Composition & Mixing

DJ Markman incorporates classic 90s House with futuristic R&B, UK Garage & Bassline. Ableton Certified, his live sets pay homage to the energy that made his heroes sets, artists like Adamski, Orbital and the Chems, so compelling.

Career Opportunities

  • Resident DJ
  • Touring DJ
  • Music Producer
  • Sound Designer
  • Music Programmer
  • Sound Editor
  • Music Arranger 
  • Music Programmer 
  • Remixer
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Solo Artist 
  • Music Performer
  • Game Music Composer
  • A&R Manager
  • Record Label Owner

My overall experience on my Point Blank DJ course was amazing! I learned a lot of important DJ techniques which I simply could not have learned by myself. Point Blank has a very organized way of teaching music! - Pranav, DJ student

Alumni

Bryan Dotel

Recently nominated for a Latin Grammy Award, Tropical Reggaeton producer Bryan Dotel has had great success after graduating from PBLA, including amassing more than a million views on YouTube.

Cathleen Cher

Cathleen has been dancing all her life & already accomplished a bunch of amazing things while studying at PB. She toured with Kanye West as part of his creative team and is a DJ and classically trained pianist.

Travis Holcombe

PBLA Certificate student Travis is a KCRW DJ spinning lost un-classics, playful electronics, spine-snapping breaks and a quirky selection of mind-melting grooves by the pound. Served fresh weekly.

Gina Cat

PBLA graduate Gina holds residencies in top California night clubs, tours internationally & plays festivals around the world from Rhythm & Vines in New Zealand, to Soundwave Canada & Burning Man.

Kamel Omais

Kamel aka Dead-Tones is Guy Gerber’s protege, personal assistant and tour manager. Over Summer he is based in Ibiza as Rumours' main resident, and has releases on labels including Kindisch, Motek, Dialtones Records.

Nicole Moudaber

Studied DJing at PB. Carl Cox: “I've been following her for years. She's amazing.” Residencies in Ibiza, Ministry & releases on VIVa Music & Plastic City show Nicole’s doing things her way.

Loren Granic

Co-founder of 'A Club Called Rhonda', has organized parties in LA & beyond for the past 8 years. Known for its stylish crowd and underground vibe, Rhonda hosts up-and-coming DJs and artists alike.

Tuition

Fees
$3,790 payment in full
$100 reg fee + $1,845 per term
$100 reg fee + $645 per month
See details during the enrollment process. Monthly installment plans are subject to a 5% convenience fee which is already included in the price shown above.

Included with PROGRAM

Point Blank students enjoy a range of benefits and exclusive discounts including but not limited to:

  • Ableton Live 11 Suite worth $749
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  • Pioneer DJ Rekordbox worth $129
  • Discount on Pioneer DJ equipment
  • 70% off Eventide plugins
  • 40% off Serato DJ
  • 40% off Ableton Push 2 Controller
  • Over 50% off Roland Cloud

Scholarships & Grants

Point Blank is committed to making music education accessible to people of all backgrounds. We are delighted to offer our scholarships, grants and financial support systems in order to support this commitment. These include a range of awards that aim to nurture talent as well as provide access to our courses for those in under-represented groups.

You can find a range of scholarships, bursaries and financial support systems on offer by accessing our dedicated scholarships page.

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FAQs

What equipment do I need to buy to take the course?

None at all! Every Point Blank student has access to their own fully-equipped workstation in class and during their practical studio work outside of class time. If you decide to purchase equipment for your own home studio, we will be happy to help you arrange student discounts from our leading industry partners including Apple, Ableton, Pioneer, Native Instruments, Serato, Izotope, Waves, and more.

When are the classes scheduled?

For each 10-week course, class meets once per week for 4 hours (with a 15-minute break included) at one of the following session times:

10:00am – 2:00pm (Morning Session)

2:30pm – 6:30pm (Afternoon Session)

7:00pm – 11:00pm (Evening Session)

Some programs contain up to 4 courses per quarter, so check the "Key Info" section on each program page to see how many classes you'll be attending each week. Classes are scheduled before the start of each quarter; call 323.282.7660 for the most up-to-date information on scheduling and class availability. Our facilities are also open for student use from 9:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday, giving you valuable studio time to make your music and reinforce your new skills outside of class sessions.

Do you provide housing accommodations?

Point Blank has partnered with Upstart Housing to provide our students with inexpensive and conveniently-located housing options in Silver Lake, Echo Park, East Hollywood, and more. Most of our housing locations include built-in recording studio spaces. There are many other options for student housing accommodations near Point Blank LA; please visit our Student Accommodation page for more info.

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