Brace yourselves dance fans, you’re about to read the best news you’ve heard in quite awhile. Legendary DJ/Producer Armin van Buuren announced today that he will be teaching his first ever online class through MasterClass, the premier online education platform. That’s right, YOU are about to be Armin van Buuren’s next student.
Known as the King of Trance, Armin van Buuren is undisputedly one of the most influential leaders of dance music to date. He has done it all and maintains exceeding dance fan’s expectations with every new music release, every next performance, and everything in between. From soaring with top songs across Billboard charts, to attracting tens of millions of listeners worldwide to his weekly ‘A State of Trance’ radio show, to landing a five-time number 1 DJ award from DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs, his ethereal vibes of trance and soul-striking melodies continue to command dance floors of world-class festivals and luxurious clubs across the globe. This news is yet another reason as to why Armin will forever remain dance fans’ sensational electric love.
In his 20th year as an artist, this GRAMMY Award-nominated producer is gearing up to reveal some genius insight, first-hand advice, and tips on exactly what it takes to become an established presence in this ambitious and ever-changing music business. What better way to teach a class on producing than creating a track from scratch? This is what students will experience, as Armin shares heaps of his wildly successful creativity, alongside close friend and talented record producer, Benno de Goeij, to create this brand new song. Allowing for an up close and personal experience, students are getting an intimate look into the inventive and imaginative process of creating music that genuinely makes people want to dance. As Armin has more than mastered the art of music production, performance, and promotion, aspiring producers are not only learning, but utilizing numerous exclusive techniques for producing. Arranging, mixing, and building brilliant dance-worthy drops are just the beginning of student’s musical journey with the king himself. Those who are up for participating in this ingenious adventure are about to explore the world of producing dance music like never before, getting inside the mind of one of the electronic scene’s most monumental and magnificent artists of all time.
“Nowadays, to be a successful artist and DJ, it’s not enough to just know how to spin records. If you want to stand out, you need to make your own records, write music, and make remixes and mashups for your DJ sets. I’m truly excited to share my passion for producing music and DJing in my MasterClass” – Armin van Buuren
Established in 2015, MasterClass has held a variety of world-class instructors spanning fields from culinary, to sports, to filmmaking, to design and fashion, and many more. Now, this San-Francisco based company is advancing even more in accomplishing their idea that everyone should have “access to genius.” Gathering top-notch masters in every field they seek, this premier online education platform provides the opportunity for anyone to learn from the best through providing affordable, engaging and enriching classes. Taught by world-renowned instructors, every program encompasses a multiplicity of video lessons, peer interaction, interactive exercises, and more.
The class is open for pre-enrollment starting today at www.masterclass.com/avb. Enrollment in the class is $90, or $180 per year for unlimited access to all new and existing MasterClasses with the All-Access Pass. Each enrollment option can also be given as a gift.
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