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AMSTERDAM, March 23, 2018 – After giving budding producers and aspiring artists the chance to pre-enroll for several weeks, Armin van Buuren has launched his highly-anticipated masterclass on dance music today. Enrollment for Armin van Buuren’s class is available at the price of $90 for lifetime access, or $180 per year for the All-Access pass, which grants unlimited access to all new and existing masterclasses on

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As one of electronic music’s most influential figures, Armin van Buuren offers students an intimate look into his creative and technical process as he creates a track from scratch during his masterclass. He shares many of the lessons he has learned in his twenty years as an artist about what it takes to gain a foothold in the ever-changing business of dance music and how to stay afloat. Aspiring producers will have unprecedented access to Armin’s insights as he breaks down his pillars for becoming a world-class dance music artist: production, performance and promotion.

Frequenting the world’s most prestigious charts, Armin van Buuren attracts tens of millions of worldwide listeners to his radio show ‘A State of Trance’ every week and landed a record-setting five No. 1 DJ awards via DJ Mag’s annual, fan-voted Top 100 DJs poll. The Grammy-nominated artist’s work spans major evolutions in dance music, from spinning vinyl in small clubs to headlining global dance festivals, such as Ultra Music Festival in Miami today, Friday, March 23, 2018 (livestream at 7.45 – 8.45 PM GMT-4 on

Founded in 2015, MasterClass started with the idea that everyone should have “access to genius”. The premier online education platform provides affordable, engaging and inspirational online classes taught by world-renowned instructors, making it possible for anyone to learn from the best.

MasterClass’ current roster of courses includes:
Culinary Arts:  Gordon Ramsay (cooking), Alice Waters (home cooking), Thomas Keller (cooking technique), Wolfgang Puck (cooking)

Film and Television: Werner Herzog (filmmaking), Martin Scorsese (filmmaking), Ron Howard (directing), Helen Mirren (acting), Samuel L. Jackson (acting), Judd Apatow (comedy), Spike Lee (filmmaking)

Music & Entertainment: Armin van Buuren (dance music), Christina Aguilera (singing), Usher (performance), Reba McEntire (country music), Herbie Hancock (jazz), Deadmau5 (music production), Hans Zimmer (film scoring), Steve Martin (comedy)

Writing: James Patterson (writing), Aaron Sorkin (screenwriting), Shonda Rhimes (writing for television), David Mamet (dramatic writing), Bob Woodward (investigative journalism), Judy Blume (writing), Malcolm Gladwell (writing)

Design, Photography, and Fashion: Annie Leibovitz (photography), Frank Gehry (architecture), Diane von Furstenberg (how to build a fashion brand), Marc Jacobs (fashion design)

Sports and Games: Serena Williams (tennis), Stephen Curry (shooting, ball-handling, and scoring), Garry Kasparov (chess)

Politics & Society: Jane Goodall (conservation)

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