Founded in 2002 by Jam Master Jay of Run DMC, Scratch has taught over 500,000 aspiring DJs and producers worldwide.
Scratch DJ Academy has locations in NYC, Miami, and LA along with dozens of satellite locations in hotels, resorts, and cruise ships worldwide. Scratch DJ Academy teaches people to DJ and produce music through its copyrighted curriculum and proven teaching methods.
Their veteran instructors will custom tailor your experience to help you excel with any piece of DJ gear. Scratch welcomes students of all ages and skill levels.
Live Online Lessons
Scratch online lessons are performed securely 1-on-1 using Zoom and we offer flexible scheduling to allow you to learn at your own pace. Once you make your purchase, you will be paired with an amazing instructor who will contact you to schedule your first lesson. There are also lessons for kids.
In Person Lessons
One-on-one sessions are the quickest way to increase your skill level. They offer in-person private lessons for everyone from beginner enthusiasts to experienced DJs. Get an overview of the basics at your own pace or brush up on the latest in DJ hardware or Serato software.
Part Time Program
The Part Time Program is designed for beginner students committed to becoming a working DJ Producer. The Program includes training in a variety of mixing, scratching, and music production techniques.
This DJ course is perfect for any beginner that wants to hit the ground running. Combining introductory and intermediate mixing courses (Level 1 & Level 2), this covers the basic DJ techniques as well as the intermediate-level mixing and blending skills you’ll need to play live.
Kids DJ Summer Camp
Want a summer filled with music and inspiration... or whining and boredom? Unleash your kids’ inner rock star with the 5-day Kids DJ Summer Camp held at Scratch DJ Academy. The interactive 5 day camps will have your kids beat-matching, mixing, scratching and more in no time.