How To Become A Wedding DJ


With each profession we take normal actions to progress into the final role we wish to have. When one is desiring become a wedding DJ some day it is important to take the appropriate advancements that will lead oneself to this career path. Each Dj has to start by primarily knowing the basics to their industry. Gaining a knowledge base around the technical aspects it takes to run a DJ company, the operation and skillset of actually running your devices, a presentation and professional approach, being able to develop customer service skills, and having a basic understanding of how to run a business are all going to help you build a foundation to becoming a wedding DJ. 


When one goes about setting up and operating a DJ service for a wedding you have to realize that mistakes during a wedding ceremony or after party reception are extremely damaging to your business. One must do all they can to avoid making mistakes during this time. The reason for this is because so much focus and attention and anticipation has been built up to this event by the bride and groom, the wedding party, and their friends and family that it is really important to make sure this special day goes according to plan. When a DJ makes a mistake during a wedding or reception everyone notices it because the service you are providing is front and center to everyone attending. When a DJ does their job correctly no-one should notice that he or she is there. The challenging part is that the moment you make a mistake everyone notices. 


Instead of jumping into the high stress of being a Dj for a wedding, it would be a smart move to practice with other types of events. If you want to start a Dj service you should acquire the minimal amount of equipment it takes to run an event and then offer your services for free to a small venue or event center. This is going to give you the atmosphere you need in order to practice your service and improve yourself before you move into the wedding DJ environment. 


Once a DJ has established an environment where they are able to practice their skills and makes mistakes they can learn from, they will begin to gain confidence to the point of being ready to DJ a wedding for someone. Once you have arrived at this point and are ready to try being a DJ for a wedding you then need to find someone who would be willing to let you DJ for them. If you offer your services again for free this is a great way to practice and even offering to only DJ the wedding reception or the dinner for the wedding party the night before the wedding. A final idea for preparing to become a wedding DJ is to go and shadow a professional wedding DJ who already has the experience that you can learn from. Take these actions to prepare yourself and become the best DJ wedding service you can be.