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Are you planning on traveling to ADE as an upcoming producer for networking opportunities & nightlife? Then we've got the perfect opportunity for you! Why not bundle our mini Trance Retreat into your week in the Netherlands? Get a compressed version of our full week retreats and enjoy group seminars, 1-on-1s, as well as an unparalleled networking experience. The 'mini' edition begins on Sunday, October 13th and after a 3 night retreat, you'll get dropped off back at Amsterdam Central on October 16th in time for the ADE week kickoff!



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DAW: Cubase 10 (main), but also proficient in Logic Pro X, Reaper and Ableton Live
Greatest Career Achievement: Collaborating with Markus Schulz, JES, Rank 1, Betsie Larkin and remixing my idols Armin van Buuren, Gareth Emergy, Markus Schulz, Above & Beyond!
Specialties: Sound-Design, Mixing & Mastering, Vocal Processing
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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DAW: Cubase 10
Greatest Career Achievements: Playing at the biggest festivals around the world (Electric Daisy Carnival, Tomorrowland, Ultra, A State of Trance, and more! Releasing 3 (soon to be 4!) artist albums, and countless singles with many tracks finishing in the annual top 20 countdowns of A State of Trance.
Specialties: Melody composition, Groovy basslines and drums, high energy festival tracks that get people dancing!


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DAW: Logic
Greatest Career Achievements: Taking over the 'In Search of Sunrise' series from Tiesto, #1 tune of the year 2018 with 'The Air I Breathe' with Christina Novelli
Specialties: Tech & Psy Sounds, Kick & Bass Mixing


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DAW: FL Studio
Greatest Career Achievements: Proudly representing Columbia on the global stage, inspiring younger Latin producers, and working with Armada music under the mentor-ship of Armin van Buuren
Specialties: Dark, groovy beats and melodies, energetic drops


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2:00 PMPickup at central Point
3:00 PMCheck in & Getting to know each other
6:00 PM Early Dinner & drinks
8:30 AMBreakfast
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM1st Seminar
1:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM2nd Seminar
5:00 PMAfternoon Snack
5:30 PM – 6:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
7:00 PMDinner
8:30 PM – 9:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
9:30 PM – 10:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
8:30 AMBreakfast
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM3rd Seminar
1:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM4th Seminar
5:00 PMAfternoon Snack
5:30 PM – 6:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
7:00 PMDinner
8:30 PM – 9:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
9:30 PM – 10:30 PMPossible 1on1 Session
10:00 AMBrunch
12:00 AMCheckout


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Two single bedsBedsKing bed
Private Bathroom

Welcome cocktail

meet & greet

Group instruction
Over 20 hours of seminars, production time and informal panels
Private tutoring
1 hour of private tutoring (to be reserved).
Bonus hour of 1-on-1 instruction
Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks (vegetarian available).
Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and select alcoholic beverage
ADE Party Access
VIP Access for a surprise Soundcation party
to and from venue from pick-up point in Amsterdam
World Class Networking


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Break your payment into 3 easy installments

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 increments. If you apply and are accepted, your first payment amount will include any payments due prior to your join date.

Note that due to the mini nature of this retreat we are unable to split the payments into more than 3 segments.

AcceptanceJuly 31August 31
June 30
August 31


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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 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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