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Berklee Gets Hip to Turntablism

Berklee College of Music has added a new DJ curriculum to its noted music program, with Numark tapped as a premier equipment sponsor. 3/12/2004 7:00 AM Eastern

Boston-based Berklee College of Music has added a new DJ curriculumto its music program, with Numark tapped as a premier equipmentsponsor.

Pictured: Berklee College of Music student Brian Ellis (left) workswith professor Stephen Webber on Numark TTX turntables and a PPD01digital scratch mixer.

This spring semester, Turntable Technique will teach students theart of playing the turntable. The class will be taught by ProfessorStephen Webber, a veteran of classical, jazz and electronic music andthe author of an instructional method book to teach the turntable,Turntable Technique: The Art of the DJ (Berklee Press,2000).

Numark has provided the school with TTX hybrid analog/digitalturntables, cartridges, analog and digital DJ mixers, and CDturntables.

For more information on the gear, visit www.numark.com. For moreinformation on the college, visit www.berklee.edu.