TITLE(S): lighting specialist, dj
HOMETOWN: eden prairie, MN
college: university of minnesota
DJ/PERFORMER SINCE (YEAR): 2009
#of weddings performed: 100
MAJOR CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENT(S):
*Owner/operator of eklipse productions
*3 SEASONS AS MN TIMBERWOLVES DJ
*2017 MN VIKINGS DJ
*2017 uofm gopher mens football fanfest dj
*featured in adidas commercial
CURRENT DJ/PERFORMER RESIDENCIES:
*TARGET CENTER (MN TIMBERWOLVES HOME GAMES - upper level dj)
*U.S. BANK STADIUM (MN VIKINGS HOME GAMES)
*lighting designer at weekly skyway theatre events
FAVORITE ALBUM OF ALL TIME: "meteora" by: linkin park
FAVORITE TRACK OF THE MOMENT:
Although he can be seen DJing in multiple cities and states across the Midwest, Charlie Tornquist/DJ Eklipse is proud to call Minneapolis his home. DJ Eklipse specializes in mobile events such as weddings, corporate events, mitzvahs, private parties, and teen dances. He has also been a resident DJ at several Minnesota bars/nightclubs and DJs for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Vikings, and Gophers.
Performing in national drum competitions as a youngster, DJ Eklipse has always had a passion for music and live performance. He first discovered DJing at the University of Minnesota and soon started performing live at local bars and venues. Since then, Eklipse has performed at such iconic venues as First Avenue, the Minnesota State Fair, TCF Bank Stadium, and the Target Center.
DJ Eklipse was brought onto GenerationNOW Entertainment for his skills behind the turntables, his ability to read the crowd, and his extensive experience with weddings and other mobile events. His DJ mixes and videos have garnered over 400,000 views on YouTube and he is well respected for his knowledge of music, lighting, and live sound.
Eklipse is the former president of the University of Minnesota Electronic Dance Music Club and strives to give back to the community by teaching workshops for up and coming DJs.
“I live for the moment when I know my work as a DJ makes an impact in someone’s life.”
Connect with DJ Eklipse—>
Facebook.com/EklipseDJ Twitter.com/DJEklipse Soundcloud.com/eklipsedj