The first Trance Retreat of 2019 will take place in the breath-taking beach town of Phuket! Relax and unwind in a beautiful sea view villa & learn from three world class producers in a fantastic environment for the ultimate week-long electronic music production retreat. In a Trance Retreat first, we’ll cap off the week with 2 days at the Unkonscious Beach Festival 2019 - Asia’s largest beach trance festival! Join us for this 7 night, 8 day experience of a lifetime and blend education, networking, holiday, and a festival experience all in one!

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So what are you waiting for? Learn from some of the most talented individuals in the trance music scene, form new friendships with individuals with like-minded musical interests, and experience the life-changing experience that is the Trance Retreat.

WHEN?
FEBRUARY 3-10, 2019

WHERE?
PHUKET, THAILAND

UPCOMING RETREATS

PHUKET 2019 [FEB 3-10, 2010]
BERLIN 2019 [JUNE 2-8, 2019]
BALI 2019 [SEPT 15-21, 2019]


INSTRUCTORS

At Trance Retreat, you learn only from the very best in the international trance scene. We hand pick some of the top names in the world to provide a unique, one-of-a-kind experience where you hang out and learn from the very best.

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Roger Shah

DAW: Logic X
Greatest Career Achievements: Roger Shah - No Boundaries artist album just recently hit iTunes Top 10 almost around the world incl #1 in Mexico and #5 USA.  2 times prestigious ASOT Tune of the year winner with Sunlounger - Lost (2008) and Aly & Fila meets Roger Shah ft Susana - Unbreakable (2016), 5 times awarded DJ Mag top 100 artist with a peak of #21 & over a 100 million music video views on Youtube.
Specialties: Roger comes from an orchestral music background and is also working on projects in Hollywood. He has over 22 years of experience in the music industry and is an expert in many aspects of the music industry business such as contracts, publishing etc.

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PROTOCULTURE

DAW: Cubase
Greatest Career Achievement: SAMA (South African Music Awards) nominated artist
Specialty: Audio Editing and Sound Design

Protoculture has over 20 ears of experience in the trance music industry, he is a a veteran producer under Armada music, and also produces Psytrance under his alias ‘Shadow Chronicles’.

DENNIS SHEPERD

DAW: Cubase (main), but also proficient in Reaper, Reason and Ableton
Greatest Career Achievement: Fallen Angel + Collaborating with Markus Schulz, JES, Rank 1, Betsie Larkin and many more!
Specialties: Elecro-infused basslines & melodic trance

Dennis is the resident instructor and co-founder of Trance Retreat. He is well respected in the music industry and eager to help you master the foundations of producing electronic music!


 
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For the very first time Trance Retreat is pleased to include a full festival experience as part of the retreat week! Work hard & learn during the week, and unwind and celebrate on the Friday and Saturday of the retreat at Asia’s Largest Trance music Beach Festival!

 
 

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SHARED ROOM FOR TWO GUESTS (2 X SINGLE BED)

This is a shared room for 2 guests. There are 2 single beds in the room. This is a great option for those who and are looking to meet other future trance producers.

This room may include a shared bathroom option.

This option includes all of the following:

- Welcome cocktail and meet & greet
- Over 20 hours of Group Instruction (2 x daily seminars, group production day, plus bonus informal panels & talks)
- 2 hours of Private Tutoring time (reservation based system)
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks (vegetarian option available)
- Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and select alcoholic beverages
- Staff cleaning of accommodations
- 2 day GA admission to the Unkonscious Festival (Feb 8, Feb 9, 2019)
- Transport to and from the Unkonscious Festival (Paradise Beach, Phuket)

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SOLO ROOM (KING BED)

This is a private room with 1 x king bed. This is a great option for guests who would like a bit more personal space while on the retreat.

Each room has its own private bathroom & shower.

This option includes all of the following:

- Welcome cocktail and meet & greet
- Over 20 hours of Group Instruction (2 x daily seminars, group production day, plus bonus informal panels & talks)
- 3 hours of Private Tutoring time (reservation based system)
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks (vegetarian option available)
- Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and select alcoholic beverages
- Staff cleaning of accommodations
- 2 day GA admission to the Unkonscious Festival (Feb 8, Feb 9, 2019)
- Transport to and from the Unkonscious Festival (Paradise Beach, Phuket)


PAYMENT PLAN OPTION [NEW!]

Starting with all of our retreats in 2019 we will now be offering a payment plan schedule! All of our retreats can be paid for in smaller, more accessible pieces.

Shared room: €500 upon acceptance, €500 2018 due on October 31, 2018 €500 due on Nov 30, 2018 €500 due on Dec 31, 2018, €500 due on January 31, 2019

Single room: €700 upon acceptance, €700 2018 due on October 31, 2018 €700 due on Nov 30, 2018 €700 due on Dec 31, 2018, €700 due on January 31, 2019

If you apply & accepted and would like to opt for the payment plan option your first payment amount will include any payments due prior to your join date.


We will be following up with select candidates. We'd like to get to know a bit more about you, your production skill level, and what you would like to gain from this trance retreat experience. Chosen applicants will have a follow up familiarization call with the organizers.

Please note that Trance Retreat is a PAID Retreat, please have a look over our pricing information, serious applicants only please!

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