BREAKING: DJ Decks Officially Recognized As Musical Instrument In Education

Good news, future DJs! You can now learn how to spin as part your General Certificate Secondary Education (GCSE) over in the UK.


According to , this has become possible because decks are now recognized as formal instruments by examination boards. That puts your controller or CDJs right up there with a guitar, piano, saxophone — you name it.

Pressional DJs and instructors Austen and Scott Smart are behind the course’s DJ curriculum, which students seems to really be connecting with. Some even say, they learn even better while studying other subjects after using DJing as a creative outlet.

Rhythm, timbre, tone, metre, harmony, and other aspects music theory are tackled in these lessons. No matter how far the future DJs choose to push their careers, they’ll be fully prepared.

Their mission:

is an education business with a large social impact for young people supplying pressional visiting DJ and Music Production tutors to schools nationwide (in the same way as traditional instrumental tutors).

Tutors deliver a unique programme study created by pressionals, starting at Key Stage 2 and running through to Key Stage 5, in accordance with the new AQA, OCR and Eduqas GCSE music specifications.

One the key focuses the organisation is simply to get more young people into music, and in turn more students taking GCSE and A-Level Music.

Learn more about the initiative at .

DJing Towards GCSE

 

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