Kadenze is an online learning platform, pairing world-class instructors with a digital platform specifically created to support an online arts-based curriculum. Kadenze has developed a comprehensive new university-level course for the REAKTOR community. The course offers freely available content, giving users of all levels a way to expand their skillset when working in REAKTOR.

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Founded in 1945, Berklee College of Music is the world's largest independent music college and the premier institution for the study of contemporary music. Native Instruments is a founding partner in the innovative Major Bundle Program at Berklee College of Music, running since the fall of 2003. Since the start of this program over 2400 students have studied Native Instruments products.

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Since 1997, the Manchester Midi School has been at the forefront of electronic music production and performance, providing exceptional training for those serious about a career in the music industry. With studios armed with the latest KOMPLETE packages, MASCHINE groove production systems, and TRAKTOR DJing software and controllers, students can fully explore and realize their creative potential.

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Training future leaders in creative media for over 30 years, SAE is a worldwide network of more than 40 colleges in 20 countries offering qualifications that have become a worldwide standard for the media industries. Students use Native Instruments products in the context of theoretical courses as well as in their practical implementation in the studio.

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Christopher Batchelor, Head of London College of Music:
“London College of Music and Thames Valley University are delighted to be working in partnership with NI. With the launch of our new NI Labs [...], Britain's largest Music Tech facility will be able to bring hundreds of students a year into ‘Kontakt’ with NI gear by putting it at the core of the curriculum.”

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Point Blank has been voted “Best Music Production & DJ School” for the last six years. The college was the first in the world to be recognized as an approved training center for Native Instruments, and products such as Battery, Kontakt and Reaktor remain an integral part of their music production and sound design courses.

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Dubspot is a cutting-edge electronic music production and DJ school based in New York City and online. Each student station in Dubspot’s main classroom is equipped with TRAKTOR, KOMPLETE, and MASCHINE products for teaching the fundamental concepts of DJing and music production. Dubspot’s instructors work closely with NI – several are regular Beta testers and official Native Instruments product specialists.

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The Qbert Skratch University is the online sanctuary for battle DJs. The virtual campus offers a variety of lessons – including trick mixing, beat juggling, DVS lessons in TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO, and much more. Native Instruments collaborated with the DMC champion to develop the first ever b-side pressing designed for TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO. Together they are helping develop the next generation of DJs.

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Founded in May 2010, Dub Academy is an independently owned and operated DJ and music production academy based in Austin, TX. Their full-curriculum DJ school is a one-of-a-kind, state of the art facility for anyone looking to expand their DJing and production skills. Advanced classes are also available for experienced electronic musicians wanting to take the next step.

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Full Sail was named 2014 ‘School/College of the Year’ by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and much more. Founded in 1979, the school offers on-campus and online Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree programs in Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, and many more.

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Pyramind has been a leader in music production training for over 15 years in the San Francisco Bay area. Pyramind is both a world class music production school and a top-ranked audio production company serving the who's who in the video game, film, and post production industries.

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Scratch DJ Academy was co-founded by Rob Principe and the late Jam Master Jay of Run DMC – offering courses and certification programs for DJs and producers in various locations. Its state-of-the-art equipment, celebrity instructors, and a unique curriculum emphasizing mentorship and community provide DJs and producers of all skill levels the opportunity to realize their aspirations.

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School of Synthesis was established to bridge a significant gap in the Australian music market for unique, high-end and highly personalized short courses in music production using popular modern technology such as that offered by Native instruments, […] The School of Synthesis vision is to be recognized as the one of the most innovative music training providers in Australia.

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The r12 project brings together important Italian schools, offering an innovative educational program that is always in step with the ever-growing market needs. The schools (Milan, Brescia, Perugia, and soon Forlì, Rimini, Palermo) offer multi-level master's courses and modular courses. The subjects that make up the study plan are chosen by the student and range from the production of music, sound design, EDI (electronic digital instruments), and sound engineering to DJing and the music business. Each student has his or her own workstation equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software, including the latest KOMPLETE, MASCHINE, and TRAKTOR products. The teachers are chosen from the best professionals in the Italian market.

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Founded in 2010 in Naples, Nut Academy is an electronic music production and DJ academy focussed on new technologies, striking the balance between analogue and digital methodologies. Native Instruments products are at the core of the academy’s courses, from sound design, synthesis and sampling to beat making and DJ classes. Nut Academy’s facilities are fully equipped with MASCHINE, KOMPLETE KONTROL and TRAKTOR systems.

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