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450 days ago

I came across this program (honestly, this may be Chicago's best kept secret) during what I like to call my "quarter life crisis." Frustrated with my lack of motivation and knowledge, I was beyond eager to start learning again (obviously, learning here equates to the music business, deejaying, recording, mixing, etc).

And what a find! I truly cannot express how grateful I am for coming across Music Industry Workshop. For me, it accomplished everything I wanted it to. I started to find that spark (corny, I know) in me that I hadn't come across in far too long. It encouraged me to start thinking in new ways, introduced and enlightened me on so many new concepts, and had me wanting to sign up for more courses as soon as they were finished

The programs schedule is incredibly easy to navigate into your routine. I work a demanding 9-5 and was able to partake in two classes (the Music Business and DJ Mixology) without any detrimental effect to my work or social life.

The instructors (in my case, Colleen Spapperi, Dan Hetzel, and Brian Boncher) were more than qualified and a joy to meet with every week. Most importantly, there was no question that they were all readily available to provide extra assistance and guidance if you were in need. Additionally, the guest speakers every week made sure you were getting a well-rounded, all encompassing experience with real people with real jobs in the real industry.

If you've come across this program: Go for it. You won't regret it.

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820 days ago

VERY VERY GOOD...I took the live sound class. It was GREAT. The teachers were super knowledgable and the skills I learned were pretty useful. Now I'm working for my church doing sound and helping some local bands with their shows. I plan to keep working in this field. I'll probably go back and take that music business program. I hear its pretty dope. Crazy how life turns things around for you. When you least expect it, then boom! There you are. I love it though. Wouldn't change a thing.

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906 days ago

What a horrible EYE SORE. It use to be such a nice store. I can not believe the people left it this way. Are they still paying the rent? Looks horrible. What a waste of maoney. The owner use to have good taste and care...does not seem like it now. It has looked this way for the last 8 years.

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909 days ago

This is now a Little Caesar's pizza place. I stop by this Little Caesar's on my way home from work on an almost weekly basis and I like it. You can't beat a large pizza for $5 that's usually ready when you walk in.
The staff could be more peppy or friendly but they get the job done I guess. I've also noticed a trend of them putty too much sauce on the pizzas lately, which is not my preference, but it's not too hard to wipe off excess sauce. If you've never been to Little Caesar's before, I also recommend the crazy bread.

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911 days ago

Terrible! Terrible! Terrible! Don't buy here! They are cheap and sell crap. I bought about 30 barstools and they all fell apart within 30 days! Horrible customer service!

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947 days ago

I had been a DJ in the 90s and only used vinyl and 1200s. I had let the DJ go after getting married and having kids. I decided in 2009 to dust off my turntables and vinyl and start expirementing again.. I was in the dinosaur age!!! I met a DJ at a family wedding and he was using a MAC and some digital equipment to do all of his mixing. I started speaking to him. I found out he was a very successful Chicago Club DJ and was doing the wedding as a favor to the groom who was a personal friend. I also asked him how he started using all this gear. He said he had taken DJ classes at Music Industry Workshop. I decided to check it out. I went to the website got some info, called the school.. They are the only school in the city that teaches DJ classes. I went and enrolled and WOW!!!! The instructor Brian was amazing. Talented, Patient, Helpful. He helped me find decent used gear to get started. I learned a whole new way of mixing!! I have got my certificate in April 2010 and I have restarted my DJing and I have done and am booked to do several weddings, I have guest DJed at a few clubs in Chicago and I can't thank Music Industry Workshop enough for the awesome expierence I had!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL!!

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961 days ago

Definitely one of the coolest training programs I have ever seen. The instructors are very, very knowledgeable and the facilities are amazing. This is the bomb!

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977 days ago

The Thunderbird arrived today, safe and sound and in one piece, thanks to very good packing. I have tested it just a little bit, and it sounds and plays awesome... It is truly a marvelous instrument, and I am very happy with it. Thank you both for extremely good service, and I hope we can to more business in the future. I know who to recommend when someone here wants instruments... :-) Best regards from your friend in Norway.

- Tor H., Oslo, Norway

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977 days ago

Thanks again for all your help and extra attention to this order. With great service like this, I’ll definitely be recommending your site to others and using it again in the future!

- Damien C., Minneapolis, MN

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977 days ago

This was my first time ordering with you guys and it was an absolute pleasure. I placed my order and chose free shipping thinking that with the holidays that it would be at least a week before I would see anything. Then within minutes of my purchase I was notified that my order was confirmed and the next day it shipped and I got my order a day after that. With service and very reasonable prices you have gained a customer. You guys are awesome!

- Brandon B., Selmer, TN

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