The school is located in the heart of the Johannesburg CBD at a very busy shopping centre Carleton Centre. It was started by Legendary Chet Mileham, who is the manager and trainer. “It was started in Southgate before I moved to Alberton and Cape Town. It operated for a year and half and when I came back, it continued in Johannesburg and that is when Viva Africa took over.” Said Chet. Numark Academy is about teaching music. Music is a hobby and inspiration to the people. The school is about music flow and sharing knowledge that you have with other people, Added Chet
On the walls there are legendary musicians like Premier, DJ Fly, DJ Sophia Lin, Shortee, DJ Solo, T-pain and many more. The classrooms have 16 Numark DJ set ups. Numark DJ Academy offers you a unique chance to launch your DJ and Producer career. In less than three months, you will follow an intense program, comprising the whole DJ curriculum and private lessons. You’ll start out learning all the basic skills you need as a DJ. Once you master those skills, you will work towards becoming an engaging performer.
The DJ course starts out with taking your DJ skills to the next level with Numark DJ course. You will learn everything a DJ needs to know to play a coherent set. But you will also go beyond, and learn about advanced techniques to make you stand out from the crowd.
During the course you will have unlimited access to the institution, where all the latest DJ gear from Numark is waiting to be used. Perfect for working on your DJ skills or recording sets. When we spoke to Ntobeko Ntuli, a trainer at the school who is a former banker who quit his job to join Numark DJ School, he said “My passion and love for music let me quit the bank job to go and work in Numark DJ Academy as a trainer.” I am now reunited with my trainer and mentor Chet. I was one of the best students back in Southgate, he added.
Given the success of South Africa Dance music, you can only conclude that there must be something that our music institutions are doing right. The academy is fresh, leading and trendsetting in the world of music. You can feel the atmosphere and experience the vibe of international class. At Numark DJ Academy, it is about your music and your development as a DJ, Producer and artist. They also help me get some gigs as well. I’ve already played at Capello, this is according to DJ Kay who is current a student while, Dj Teasse aka Maria Antonio Mulhanga enrolled at the academy because they are very affordable and accessible to transport.
The school is the only Numark academy in South Africa, Numark is the world largest DJ manufacture from the United States. We were teaching our students on Vynals, most of the student do not want to learn on vynals, although vynals to me is still the art of DJ. Most of the DJ they are not using vynals because is becoming more expensive. Numark has been the forefront of Red square DJ Completion since it origin. Advice to the upcoming DJ be humble, be versatile and don’t try to climb the ladder to quick. Numark DJ Academy helps you to make your mark and bring tomorrow star’s today, says Chet.
The Course include the follow:
• attending 16 X 2 hour classes – twice weekly (weekdays)
• Unlimited practice hours
• Studio time included in the course
• You will received Numark Certificate upon completion
Numark DJ Academy Contacts
Facebook: Numark DJ Academy
E-mail address [email protected]
Cell: (082) 387 7629
Tel: (011) 331 1592