The 2018 Summer edition of Trance Retreat features 4 world-class producers, with a focus on the progressive and festival based Trance music!

Each producer has been carefully selected to ensure that a wide variety of styles, techniques, and DAWs are represented. Our team of producers are highly experienced at 1 on 1 teaching, group tutorials & masterclasses, as well as ghost production for a wide variety of genres.


Ørjan Nilsen

DAW:  Cubase
Greatest Career Achievements: Playing on some of the largest stages at festivals such as A State of Trance, Electric Daisy Carnival, Tomorrowland, Ultra. Producing massively supported hits such as 'La Guitarra', 'Between the Rays', 'Violetta' and 'Iconic' & collaborating with Armin van Buuren on 'Belter' and 'Flashlight'.
Specialties: Festival friendly, melodic trance anthems.



DAW: FL Studio
Greatest Career Achievements: One of the most supported trance artists in 2017. Regularly touring with Armin van Buuren. Playing at Ultra, Space Ibiza, ASOT.
Specialties: Melodies, Grooves and fast workflow.



DAW: Ableton
Greatest Career Achievement: Performing at ASOT, ULTRA, Transmission Festivals, releasing on  labels Coldharbour, Armada, Spinnin
Specialty:  Bigroom dark melodic sounds


Dennis sheperd

DAW: Cubase 9.5 (main), but also proficient in Reaper, Reason and Ableton
Greatest Career Achievement: Collaborating with Markus Schulz, Rank 1, JES, Betsie Larkin, Christina Novelli & more! Performing in over 30 countries as a DJ incl. major festivals and some of the best clubs in the world
Specialty: Progressive Trance, Sound-Design & Mixdowns