After 6 months of building and creating our studio is ready to be used to create amazing music. The studio has been designed to continue to run our in house label with an array of talented artists we having been working with for the last 6 years. The studio has been fully equipped with a state of the art Mac, microphones, turntables, cdjs, mixer, Roland drum kit and will be used for creating music for private clients and also tuition programs.
We would had a celebration event which included DJ’s, food and a fun workshops as all the young adults had progressed into internships, education and employment. We would like to say thank you for working so hard and fulfilling your goals. We believe everyone can achieve and this program just proves so.
So far on the Yes London project we have recruited over 40 young Neet adults and of these half have already progressed. The project is well on its way and the young adults are setting goals, improving their maths and English skills, getting involved in music workshops as this is a main part of the DJMC academy and really going from strength to strength. We will continue to work with our amazing partners local councils, social workers, support groups to give them as many opportunities as possible.
The DJMC teamed up with Arsenal football club to offer a range of master classes for Arsenal fans who were ages 16-20. We set up 10 state of the art DJ Set ups, the main stage and recruited 10 of our best DJ Tutors and radio presenters. They were Jason Kaye, Funky Flirt, Connie, Anton Black, DJ KCC to name a few. The present was Roman Kemp himself who hosted the entire event. The purpose of the workshops was the winners got to play their mix on Match day so they worked very hard for 2 hours learning how to mix in a group, present and even got their demos recorded. It was an amazing event.
Over the summer of 2019 we had a pleasure in being involved in many fantastic community events in Hackney. We engaged over 100 young people in the project and taught them some amazing skills including, rapping, DJ’ing, radio presenting and lyrical writing.
The DJMC academy has been commissioned to run the Yes London project at Barnet College in Wood Street. The M.D. of of the academy Krissy Sims who has written Btecs for the college in the past is leading on the program. Young adults aged 16-24 who are Neet will not only enrol onto the program but progress into their chosen paths. The program has been running for 3 weeks and already some of the young adults have started apprenticeships and employment with the help and guidance of the amazing team of DJMC academy.
The DJMC academy has been commissioned to run the Yes London project in partnership with Burleigh College and Southgate and Barnet College. To date we have engaged and signed up over 60 young adults onto the program from Barnet and West London of which over 45 of these young adults have gone into Education, employment and Apprenticeships. We have been focusing on interview techniques, Confidence building through music and group work, CV writing, setting goals and looking at the barriers they may face and applying for their employment, courses and apprenticeships. This mentoring program has been fantastic and very inspiring.
The DJMC academy were commissioned by Barnet College to run the Goldd program. This program was running for 18 months where we signed up over 95 young adults who were 16-24 years old living in Barnet and West London. We not only found the young people through referrals out outreach and working in partnership with social workers, job centres and the youth offending team but also set their goals, signed them up to the project and ensured more then 90 progressed into apprenticeships, employment and educational routes of their chose. We also tracked their progress and offered them all 6 months mentoring to ensure they were all going well. The skills they learnt was more life skills, interview techniques, cv writing and confidence building so that they could achieve their goals.
The DJMC academy had the pleasure of being involved in the Salesforce event where many entrepreneurs and companies came along to a tech conference. We not only had the DJ booked for the evenings entertainment but also involved one of our talented singers of the academy Bellah who performed 3 tracks for the attendees. It was a brilliant event.
A brand new TV Show are now casting for people to take part. In particular they’re looking for young, outgoing and talkative students and those aged 18-35.
The show is a brand new reality series which will offer young people across London a free taxi service. A cross between Carpool Karaoke and Gogglebox, they will have a special fleet of shuttles which will be rigged with cameras that will record the funny, random, outrageous and endearing conversations between the drivers and passengers.
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The King’s House Christmas Food Bank is this Friday (18th December) and they are giving out free hampers and turkeys to those in need!
The food bank is located at 4 Pegamoid Road (Off Montagu Road), Edmonton, N18 2NG, and will be open this Friday (18th December 2015) between 7pm and 9pm.
In order to receive your hamper you will need to bring a Food Bank Leaflet, Photo ID (with your name and photo), and proof of address (a dated letter from between October and December 2015).
DJ & MC Academy have teamed up with BBC and The FA Cup to run a full day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to teach over 100 young people how to DJ and Radio Present. Alongside our team of tutors we had some amazing special guest Tough Love, Melody Kane and DJ Target. They gave a wealth of advice and even taught the young people some of their amazing skills.
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Check out this amazing event that is taking place on 11th April at Madame Jojos.
After 6 weeks on Cowper estate and a program at the Allan Pullinger the Bass Station is returning to the cowper estate for a 5 week program. This will take place every Wednesday from 3-5pm so if you live in the Southgate area and want to get involved in a showcase, add skills, learn how to use all the current DJ software and hardware including Serato. Come and join in with the fun. Any ages apply and if you have got no or some experience we would love you to get involved and join in.
You can see the tutors and the van on The Field at The Cowper estate next to the basket ball pitches!
10 Week Courses have started with The British DJ Academy and Hotspurs young people will not only create their own Lyrics, tracks, put together their very own radio presenting shows and learn to write songs and lyrics but will be performing at a live day match in front of Tottenham supporters on The Bass Station for the duration on the match. If you want to get involved workshops are running Tuesdays and Fridays from 6-8pm.
Workshops are taking place at Rushcroft Secondary School on Fridays and White Hart Lane community sports centre. If you are between 11-19 and want to perform at this amazing event and gain a qualification you attend the workshops free of charge.
Come and get involved in our outreach programs at Highlands Village N21 we will be offering a broad range of skills from Radio Presenting, using Sorato, DJ’ing, Hosting and MC’ing or rapping the Academy will be offering these services to any one who lives within the area you will have the opportunity to get involved every week and work toward a qualification and a showcase event.
So thats Tuesday 3-5pm around the High lands village in the infamous Bass Station