Armin Van Buuren Teaches Dance Music Course
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Every week, Armin van Buuren puts 41 million listeners into A State of Trance on his radio show. In his first-ever online class, the platinum-selling DJ breaks down his hits—and builds a track from scratch—to show you how he produces, performs, and promotes dance music. You’ll learn his technical process for using samples and plug-ins, mixing, recording vocals, and building a DJ set. Your crowd is waiting.
Armin van Buuren, one of the most influential figures in the global dance scene, has topped the Billboard charts, attracted tens of millions of worldwide listeners to his weekly radioshow “A State of Trance,” and landed a record-setting five No. 1 DJ awards from DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs. The Grammy-nominated artist’s work has spanned major evolutions in dance music, from spinning with vinyl in small clubs to headlining global dance festivals.
In his 20th year as an artist, van Buuren will share insights about what it takes to get established in the competitive and ever-changing business of dance music. Students will get an intimate look into the artist’s creative process as van Buuren creates a track from scratch specifically for his MasterClass. Aspiring producers will learn his pillars for becoming a world-class DJ—production, performance, and promotion. The class dives into the more technical aspects of producing, including mixing, arranging, and building dance-worthy drops.
In his first-ever online class, Armin breaks down his process for creating hit tracks and epic DJ sets. You’ll learn his personal approach to building massive drops, recording vocalists, reading crowds, and engaging with fans.
Armin also shares his advice on the gear you need to succeed as a DJ and provides a glimpse at his audio projects.
Whether you’re mixing beats at home or performing for crowds at clubs, Armin van Buuren Teaches Dance Music will help you learn how to share your musical inspiration with the world.
With video lessons and a customized workbook tailored to each chapter, this class is designed to unlock your creative potential and up-level your mixing.
In this online class, you’ll learn:
- Recording in Logic Pro and Ableton
- Turning musical ideas into compositions
- Working with vocalists
- Building a massive drop
- Preparing music for a DJ set
- Making track edits and mashups
- How to read a crowd
- How to connect with fans on social media
Join Armin in his studio to learn how he layers sounds, produces tracks, and prepares for his live sets.
A downloadable workbook accompanies the class, along with exclusive audio stems from Armin’s projects.