January 09, 2017  

Student Opportunity: Pioneer DJ x Point Blank Accelerator Programme

At Point Blank we work hard to provide the optimum environment, top-class teaching and cutting edge equipment to help each and every one of our students reach their potential. Thanks to our connections in the music industry we also source and arrange career-making opportunities to ensure our students not only succeed while they’re at PB, but also out there in the highly competitive real world. As such, we’re excited to announce that Point Blank have teamed up with Pioneer DJ to create a new initiative, aimed at fast-tracking some of our most talented students’ success within the music industry. If you’re hungry to boost your DJ career to the next level, the Pioneer DJ x Point Blank Accelerator Programme could be the firepower you’re looking for.

Point Blank 2016 - 933Point Blank London’s DJ Studio is sponsored by Pioneer DJ and features top-of-the-range kit including CDJ-2000NXS and DJM-2000NXS and the DDJ-SX controller

To kick this off, we’re looking for a student or recent graduate who has already played a variety of DJ gigs – these need not to be high profile as it’s potential that we’re looking for.  Above all, the candidate will be hungry to go further – fast. The successful candidate will benefit from the combined support of Point Blank and Pioneer DJ who will coordinate guest DJ slots at high level music industry events including Amsterdam Dance Event 2017. As well as access to top level DJ gigs, they will be invited to create guest mixes for renowned vlog platform DJ Sounds and Pioneer DJ Radio, with media support along the way from Point Blank. This really is an unprecedented opportunity for up and coming DJ talent to showcase their talent and make vital connections within the world of electronic music!

The successful candidate for our Accelerator Programme will feature on DJ Sounds, which has hosted the likes of Second City (above), Laidback Luke, Anna, Eats Everything and many more.

Interested in applying for this exclusive opportunity to fast track your DJ career? You’ll need to send an application to matt@pointblankmusicschool.com by 31st January 2017. Your application should give a full outline of your DJ credentials to date, together with a link to one of your mixes which you feel gives the best representation of your selector and mixing skills. After an initial shortlisting process, the successful candidate will be confirmed in March, with the programme commencing through to October.

Are you hungry to get your career off the ground, but not quite there yet? Our Online Master Diploma course covers sound design, production, mixing, mastering and composition. You can take it from anywhere in the world and, lasting for up to 64 weeks, it’s one of the school’s most comprehensive courses. With alumni including Claude VonStroke, Plastician and Jon Rundell, the quality speaks for itself. Find out more here.

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