beyondEducation at bergenPAC and Scratch DJ Academy Partner to Offer DJ Mixing Scratch Sessions

Top Quote Scratch DJ Academy, headquartered in NYC, and beyondEDUCATION have partnered to offer a 2 week-long DJ Mixing Scratch Sessions this summer, hosted by non-profit corporation, BergenPAC. The spacious theatres are ideal for hosting the DJ Mixing Scratch Sessions as they are of the finest acoustic halls nationwide. End Quote
  • Bergen-Passaic, NJ (1888PressRelease) July 11, 2012 - Who:
    beyondEDUCATION and Scratch DJ Academy have partnered to offer 2, week-long DJ Mixing Scratch Sessions this summer.

    beyondEDUCATION features a series of classes, school residencies, workshops, live performances, student productions and ensemble groups in the performing arts for students ages 2 1/2 months to 21 years old. This program was developed to revitalize bergenPAC's Arts Education and Community Outreach program and has reached more than 30,000 students annually since its inception.

    Scratch DJ Academy is a DJ and music production school headquartered in New York City with additional locations in Miami and Los Angeles. It was founded in 2002 by the late Jam Master Jay of Run-D.M.C., Reg E. Gaines (author of "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk"), and Rob Principe (Current CEO). It offers DJ and music production courses of all levels where students can learn to mix, blend, scratch, and make beats. Classes have established DJ instructors and copyrighted curriculum. Current and past instructors include Grand Wizard Theodore, DJ Premier, and DJ Green Lantern.

    What: DJ Mixing Scratch Sessions
    When: Week/Session 1: July 30, 2012 - August 2, 2012
    Week/Session 2: August 20 - 23, 2012
    10:30AM - 3:30PM (Mon-Thurs)
    Where: 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631 @ bergenPAC

    For more information: Contact: (201) 816-8160, ext. 35

    About Bergen Performing Arts Center:
    Known as The John Harms Center for 27 years, this cultural hub in Englewood, has been reborn as Bergen Performing Arts Center or bergenPAC. This 1367-seat theater, currently in its eighth season, is a landmark, and remains one of the finest acoustic halls in the United States. The legendary Tony Bennett and Canadian crooner k.d. lang recorded their 2003 Grammy award-winning CD live on bergenPAC's own stage through a broadband fiber-optic connection with Bennett Studios. bergenPAC is the home of a media production system that is unparalleled, upholding its reputation as a venue for outstanding music, dance and theater. As a non-profit corporation, bergenPAC has thrived thanks to the aid and generosity of sponsors, donors and patrons.

    For Press information contact: Angela Thomas: (201) 503-1333

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