Dance Electronic Pop New School

So you wanna be a DJ? These school holidays the records will be spinning and the bass bumping at the Mauao Performing Arts Centre, 11 Totara street, Mt Maunganui. The Aotearoa DJ Academy is introducing their popular Digital DJ 101 program from the capital city as a holiday program for all children aged 9 and above.

This intensive one week course will provide a comprehensive inside look into the world of the DJ, starting from “scratch” and hosted by DJ Shan.

DJ Shan (Shan Chng-Rawiri) is a born and raised Bay of Plenty local. Now based in the capital city, he is delighted to be able to bring a program like this back home to the next generation of upcoming musicians.

“This has been a work in progress for a long time now and I am very excited to see what the new generation has in terms of moving forward in the DJ music industry. The next DJ superstar is out there”.

All lessons are taught on the best and most up-to-date industry standard equipment available, each student will have a workbook to take away along with some fresh new skills on the lock down. The only thing you will need is your own headphones and a usb stick of your favourite music.

Morning classes from 9am - 12pm
Afternoon classes from 1pm - 4pm
Monday - Friday
Total of 15 hours per course.
Cost is $150 per student with a limited number of only 10 students per class.

If you would like to attend both classes each day the cost is $250 per student with a limited number of only 10 students per class. Total of 30 hours per course.

Register now to cement your place...
Call 0800 11 22 41 or go to for more information!