CJSF DJ Workshop 2019: coming May 10!

Interested in becoming a live event DJ? Simon Fraser University's CJSF 90.1 FM will be holding seven biweekly DJ workshops from May to August. Learn various practical DJ skills and work toward performing live in front of a supportive audience at our DJ showcase at the end of August!

Please sign up for each session separately via Better Impact (sign in required; scroll down to the "DJ Workshop, May to August 2019" category to see sessions.) No experience needed. First come, first serve. DJs are required to attend at least two workshops in order to participate in the final DJ showcase.

Questions? Leave a comment in the comments section on or send a DM via the CJSF DJ Workshop 2019 Facebook page!

Session Schedule

Session 1: Getting Started in Serato (great for beginners!)
Date: May 10th
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 2: Organizing Music in Serato and Understanding BPMs and Pitch (great for beginners!)
Date: May 17th POSTPONED: MOVED TO JUNE 7 SESSION
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 3: Beat Matching using BPMs (great for beginners!)
Date: June 7th
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 4: Beat Matching with Low BPM Songs
Date: June 21st
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 5: Beat Matching using Pitch
Date: July 5th
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 6: Dropping Songs to the Beat
Date: July 19th
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Session 7: Scratching
Date: August 2nd
Time: Friday at 6:30pm – 7:30 pm

Location of Sessions: CJSF Interview Room


How to Sign Up For a Session

1. Go to www.cjsf.ca
2. Find “Volunteering” tab
3. Click “Getting Started at CJSF”
4. Follow CJSF's volunteer registration instructions on Better Impact
5. Sign in with your Better Impact volunteer account
6. Find “Opportunity List” under the “OPPORTUNITIES” tab
7. Sign up for “DJ Workshop, May to August 2019”

TIP: To explore more opportunities at CJSF, sign up for a volunteer orientation!

What Participants Need to Bring

• Headphones
• Laptop with Serato (free trial available for download)
• USB drive with music
• Mixing board (if you have one)

CJSF 90.1 FM respectfully acknowledges that its work takes place on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓ilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) peoples.

Date: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 17:45
  • Posted on: 20 April 2019
  • By: cjsfpr