Campus of Performing Arts 2020

 
Campus of Performing Arts 2020
Campus of Performing Arts 2020
Welcome to COPA                  3
COPA Management                  4
Campus Locations                 5
Masterclasses                    6
Student Successes                7
Facilities                       9
Industry Partners                10
Education Partners               10
SRC                              11
Visiting the Campus              12

MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Welcome                          14
Bridging Course                  15
Diploma in Music                 16
Performing Arts                  19

MUSIC PRODUCTION
Bridging Course                  22
Diploma in Music                 23

MUSIC BUSINESS
Diploma in Music                 26

SHORT COURSES
Game Development                 28
Live Events: Lighting            29
Music Performance                30
Electronic Music Production      31
Introduction to Music Business   32

HOW TO APPLY                     33

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Campus of Performing Arts 2020
WELCOME TO COPA

Campus of Performing Arts (COPA) was founded in 2003 & is a contemporary
music college with campuses in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban. Our courses
are taught by trained facilitators who are music industry specialists as well as
professional musicians, giving our students one of the most rounded and
intensive practical programmes currently available anywhere in the world.
COPA offers full-time courses in: Music Performance (Bass guitar, Drums,
Guitar and Vocals), Music Production (instruments: Sound Technology, Game
Audio Design, DJ and Sound Engineering), Music Business and Performing Arts.
COPA also offers a short course in Lighting and Game Development
Fundamentals and recently added as module Game Audio Development.

Students are not only trained in their chosen elective, but also in modules
such as Music Business and Stage Presence to ensure that they are well
prepared for a successful career in the music industry. Each campus boasts
fit-for-purpose facilities with a recording studio, a technology centre, a
performance venue and practice facilities for use by its students.

Campus of Performing Arts (Pty) Ltd is provisionally registered with the
Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education
institute under the Higher Education Act, 1997 until 31 December 2020.
Registration Certificate No. 2011/HE07/004.

Full Accreditation by the CATHSSETA also allows COPA to train previously
disadvantaged individuals in learnerships, bursaries, and internships (as and
when Government SETA Funding permits), with courses found on the National
Qualifications Framework (NQF).

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COPA MANAGEMENT

                We take great pride in our staff at COPA.
All lecturers are music professionals in their own right and are actively
              engaged in various other roles in the industry.

  This approach allows us to deliver a relevant up-to-date education,
  essential in an industry which is constantly changing and evolving.
      To view the full complement of COPA staff please visit our
                      website (www.copasa.co.za).

   Garth Farrant                  Celeste Farrant                Wouter Reyneke
     Managing Director               Chief Operating Officer            Head of Faculty CPT

   Kody Chetty                Niki van der Merwe                     Andrew Massey
                               Head of Faculty GAU             Head of Faculty
                                                                           HeadGAU of   Faculty GAU
   Head of Faculty CPT                 Head of Faculty GAU

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CAMPUS LOCATIONS

                               COPA GAU
                   Riverview Office Park, Halfway Gardens,
                        Janadel Avenue, Midrand, 1685
                         011 622 7253 | 012 348 5877
                           admingau@copasa.co.za

          COPA CPT                               COPA DBN
       Unit 1060 Picbel Mall,              79 Smiso Nkwanyana Road,
17 Waterkant Street, Cape Town, 8001       Morningside, Durban, 4001
           021 418 0953                           031 303 7707
      admincpt@copasa.co.za                 admindbn@copasa.co.za
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MASTERCLASSES
  COPA hosts workshops throughout the year where we invite people
   across the music industry to host masterclasses with our students.
This makes our masterclasses an integral part of the student experience.

  Over the last few years COPA masterclasses/workshop guests have,
                        amongst other included:

 Lady Zamar             DJ Sox
 Bruce Wallace          Surprize Ndzimande
 Elvis Blue             Eugene Mthethwa
 Jean- Mitchel Wickli   Ziyon
 (Shortstraw)           Tino BeatBoy Damba
 Themba Mkhize          Jeandre Schultz
 Wilson Okafor          (COPA Alumni)
 Chad Alexander         Oscar Ray
 Kelly Grevler          Natasha Meister
 (COPA Alumni)          Sebastian Goldswain
 Warren van Wyk         Sydney Joseph
 (COPA Alumni)          Maya Spector
 Fit for a King         Peter Auret
 Our Last Night         Luna Paige
 Jonathan Peyper        HABIT TO
 Pam de Menez           Nathan Smith
 (The Arrows)           The Joint Pusher
 Kahn Morbee            Hunter Kennedy
 (Parlotones)           (Heuwels Fantasties)
 Dale Schnettler        Bheki Khoza
 (Prime Circle)         Warren van Wyk
 Amy Tjasink            (COPA Alumni)
 (COPA Alumni)          The Pedestrian
 Secrets                Hendrik & Styles

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STUDENT SUCCESSES
                                                  Amy Tjasink
                                                 COPA Alumnus
                                           TOP 7 contestant on the Voice SA S3
                                                   on Team Riky Rick
                                          Released debut album and is active
                                                    in the CPT scene

        Young DLC
       COPA Alumnus
 Music Producer on Coke Studio Africa
            in 2017 & 2018
  Music Producer on The Voice SA S3

                                                 Roan Ash
                                               COPA Alumnus
                                              2018 SAMA Nominee for:
                                          Best Adult Contemporary Album
                                           Performed 2 shows at the CMA
                                        Music Festival in Nashville, Tennessee

        Joy Barris
      COPA Alumnus
 Keyboard player for Multi-Award
       winner, Lady Zamar

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STUDENT SUCCESSES
                                                         CONTINUED...
                                             Erick Gerber
                                        COPA Lecturer/Alumnus
                                        Guitarist for SAMA nominated artist
                                                   Jesse Clegg
                                        Member of metal band - Red Helen
                                            Performed at Miss SA 2019

      Ross Charles
      COPA Alumnus
Top 10 contestant on the Voice SA S3
        on Team Riky Rick
 Ross got all 4 chairs to turn at his
              audition

                                           Estian Le Grange
                                            COPA Alumnus
                                          Band member for Jo Black who
                                        has won multiple Ghoema awards

     Louis Malherbe
      COPA Alumnus
Drummer for SAMA nominated artist
            Jesse Clegg

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FACILITIES
    For more information on our facilities, please visit www.copasa.co.za.

      COPA has an energetic and vibrant environment unlike any other
     educational establishment with artists, performers, producers, DJ’s
          and management coming through the doors to study,
                          teach, meet or audition.

  The facilities are fit-for-purpose with careful attention given to each room
         to ensure spaces are functional, relevant to the industry and
inspirational places to learn, play andhone your craft. Spread across our three
   campuses, COPA offers a unique centre for learning. Here are some of
                            facilities COPA has to offer:

       KEYBOARD ROOM                                  DRUM ROOM

           GUITAR ROOM                         PERFORMANCE VENUE

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INDUSTRY PARTNERS
        COPA is proud to be associated with a number of educational,
        manufacturing and industry partners, working together for the
 higher quality of music education. From the facilities to masterclasses, COPA
      students have the best education, support & opportunity available
                                    to them.

EDUCATION PARTNERS
                  CATHSSETA

                  CATHSSETA accredits the Further Education and
                  Training programmes that COPA offers.

                  COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION

                  The Council of Higher Education accredits the Higher
                  Education and Training programmes that COPA offers.

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STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
                COUNCIL

      Each campus has a Student Representative Council (SRC) where
   the goal is to not only give students a voice, but to encourage them to
                   take ownership of their lives and careers.

 The SRC organises regular student gigs on and off campus as well as other
   initiatives to improve the student experience. The SRC annually heads
up the COPA Gives Back Project where we get involve in our communities to
 help make a difference. The SRC is elected by their peers and work closely
                           with the Head of Faculty.

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VISITING THE CAMPUS

   Be sure to join our mailing list and follow us on social media to find
  out when the next event at COPA is. Feel free to book a campus tour
     at any time during the year by contacting your nearest campus.
         This typically includes a guided tour around the facilities,
     a no-obligation interview where we discuss all the programmes
available, tuition fees and entrance requirements. To book a campus tour
     please contact the campus of your choice or contact us through
                      our website at www.copasa.co.za.

                            COPA SA
       connect with us!

                            @copa_sa

                            @copa_sa

                            www.copasa.co.za

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MUSIC
PERFORMANCE
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WELCOME
COPA’s performance school comprises of 5 disciplines: Bass, Drums, Guitar,
      Keyboard and Vocals. Students will select one discipline which
      will be their specialisation for the duration of study. Where the
    timetable allows students will be allowed to study more than one
  instrument simultaneously at a Further Education and Training level.

                              GAUTENG
 COPA’s Gauteng Campus is the largest of all campuses. Facilities include:
  a resource centre, rehearsal rooms, production suites, an Apple Mac
 equipped technology room, a recording studio and a Live Performance
                                 Venue.

                            CAPE TOWN
      COPA’s Cape Town campus facilities include: rehearsal rooms,
       a production suite, resource centre and a recording studio
          also hosting an Apple Mac equipped technology room.

                              DURBAN
   COPA’s Durban campus is located near the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
  The facilities include: a resource centre, rehearsal rooms, a production
         suite, a recording studio and a Live Performance Venue.

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MUSIC PERFORMANCE:
        Bridging Course
The entry course for Music Performance is a one year bridging course.
       Entry into this course is subject to passing an audition.

                  MODULES INCLUDE:
                                Aural
                   Communication (if applicable)
                     Compose & Arrange Music
                          Freelance World
                        Keyboard Technique
                    Live Performance Workshop
                           Music Culture
                           Music Business
                            Music Theory
                        Practical Instrument:
            (Bass | Drums | Guitar | Keyboard | Vocals)
                          Stage Presence
               Dance and Movement (optional extra)

 Qualification: NQF4 Further Education and Training Certificate:
                    Music (SAQA ID: 65029)

                        Duration: One Year

               Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
              Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
                 Course Fee for 2020: R46,000
         Total: R63,500 excluding registration fee

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MUSIC PERFORMANCE:
        Diploma in Music
         This unique 360-credit qualification is delivered over a
Three Year period. Entry into this course is subject to passing an audition
  or successful completion of the Music Performance Bridging Course.

                     MODULES INCLUDE:
                                Year 1:
                           All about the Business
                          Academic Writing Skills
                       Create and Arrange Music
                                 Ear Training
         Ethics and Professionalism in the Music Industry in SA
                              Health and Safety
                                Music Theory
                        Live Performance Practice
                         Music Industry Overview
            Practical Instrument: Applied Technical Studies
              (Bass | Drums | Guitar | Keyboard | Vocals)
               Practical Instrument: Professional Reading
                  Practical Instrument: Session Styles

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MUSIC PERFORMANCE:
Diploma in Music                                      continued...

                        Year 2:
                       Business Ethics
                   Getting Industry Ready
                  Entrepreneurial Practice
                 Live Performance Practice
                   Music Industry Practical
        Practical Instrument: Creative Musicianship
        (Bass | Drum | Guitar | Keyboard | Vocals)
                     Research Methods
               Songwriting and Arrangement

                        Year 3:
                  Action Learning Plan
               Developing a Business Plan
                Music Industry Practical
               Professional Performance
                   Specialised Project

    Qualification: Diploma in Music (SAQA ID: 96373)

                 Duration: Three Years

          Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
      Year 1 Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
         Year 1 Course Fee for 2020: R50,500
  Year 1 Total: R68,000 excluding registration fee

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Performing Arts
   This is a stand alone one year NQF4 Further Education and
                        Training Certificate.
   The purpose of this programme is to put on a musical show.

                 MODULES INCLUDE:
                Analyse Performance Texts in Context
                    Communication (if applicable)
        Conceptualise Performance Texts and Performances
                    Create Original Performances
                      Industry Business Practice
   Identify job opportunities within the performing arts industry
              Rehearse and Perform Performance Form
 Practice Physical Techniques for Communication in Performances
               Use Audience Responses in Performing
                         Practical Instrument:
             (Bass | Drums | Guitar | Keyboard | Vocals)

Qualification: NQF4 Further Education and Training Certificate:
               Performing Arts (SAQA ID: 48808)

                      Duration: One Year

              Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
             Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
                Course Fee for 2020: R46,000
        Total: R63,500 excluding registration fee

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CREATING WORKING ARTISTS

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MUSIC
PRODUCTION

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MUSIC PRODUCTION:
       Bridging Course
The entry course for Music Production is a one year bridging course.
      Entry into this course is subject to passing an audition.

                  MODULES INCLUDE:
                   Communication (if applicable)
                   Compose and Arrange Music
                      Digital Audio Technique
                    Game Audio Fundamentals
                          Freelance World
                       Keyboard Technique
                           Music Culture
                           Music Business
                            Music Theory
                Studio Arrangement and Production
                   Studio Recording Techniques
                    Disk Jockey (Optional Extra)
                 Hip Hop/Rap City (Optional Extra)
               Dance and Movement (optional extra)

Qualification: NQF4 Further Education and Training Certificate:
     Music Industry: Sound Technology (SAQA ID: 67462)

                       Duration: One Year

               Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
              Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
                 Course Fee for 2020: R46,000
         Total: R63,500 excluding registration fee

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MUSIC PRODUCTION:
        Diploma in Music
         This unique 360-credit qualification is delivered over a
Three Year period. Entry into this course is subject to passing an audition
   or successful completion of the Music Production Bridging Course.

                     MODULES INCLUDE:
                                Year 1:
                          All about the Business
                         Academic Writing Skills
                       Create and Arrange Music
                        Recording Popular Music
              Creative ICT and Sound Design Music Theory
         Ethics and Professionalism in the Music Industry in SA
                             Health and Safety
                               Music Theory
                        Music Industry Overview
                 Game Audio Fundamentals 2 (optional)

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MUSIC PRODUCTION:
Diploma in Music                                continued...

                       Year 2:
                     Business Ethics
                 Getting Industry Ready
                Live Recording Session 1
                 Music Industry Practical
                   Research Methods
              Songwriting and Arrangement
               Working with Digital Audio
               Creative Sound Engineering

                       Year 3:
                  Action Learning Plan
               Developing a Business Plan
                Music Industry Practical
                   Creative Portfolio
                   Specialised Project
                       Mastering
                Live Recording Session 2

    Qualification: Diploma in Music (SAQA ID: 96373)

                 Duration: Three Years

          Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
      Year 1 Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
         Year 1 Course Fee for 2020: R50,500
  Year 1 Total: R68,000 excluding registration fee

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MUSIC
BUSINESS

     “I wish there were a Music Business 101 course.
     I would have taken it”
                                    - Kurt Cobain
     “There is:
     1. The Music
     2. The Music Business
     3. The Music Industry

     Love the 1st, Learn the 2nd and Outsmart the 3rd”
                                  - Unknown Author

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MUSIC BUSINESS:
            Diploma in Music
 The Music Business School is a market leader in delivering trained graduates
       into the heart of the Music and Media industries via its Higher
                             Education Program.

            This unique 360-credit qualification is delivered over a
Three Year period. Entry into this course is subject to passing a written audition.

                        MODULES INCLUDE:
                                    Year 1:
                             All about the Business
                            Academic Writing Skills
                       Business and Artist Management
                                Music Publishing
                         Music and Digital Distribution
             Ethics and Professionalism in the Music Industry in SA
                                Health and Safety
                             The Artist as a Brand
                           Music Industry Overview

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MUSIC BUSINESS:
Diploma in Music                                continued...

                      Year 2:
                    Business Ethics
               Getting Industry Ready
               Entrepreneurial Practice
               Music Industry Practical
                 Research Methods
              Music Marketing and Media
               Music Law and Contracts

                      Year 3:
                  Action Learning Plan
              Developing a Business Plan
                Music Industry Practical
      Record Company Structure and Management
                   Specialised Project
             Social and Applied Psychology

   Qualification: Diploma in Music (SAQA ID: 96373)

                Duration: Three Years

         Once-off Registration Fee: R 2,500
     Year 1 Administration Fee for 2020: R17,500
        Year 1 Course Fee for 2020: R50,500
 Year 1 Total: R68,000 excluding registration fee

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SHORT COURSES:
Game Development Fundamentals
         MODULES INCLUDE:
             Game Logic (Unity 3D)
                   Game Art
              Environment Design
              Effects and Finishing

                  DURATION:
                   12 Weeks

                    LOCATION:
      Available at COPA Gauteng Exclusively

                     COST:
                    R14,995

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SHORT COURSES:
 Live Events: Lighting
        MODULES INCLUDE:
      Load Equipment, Material and Tools
      Maintain Equipment and Tool Parts
      Pack Equipment, Material and Tools
Set-up and Strike Equipment, Material and Tools
 Operate (apply) Equipment, Material and Tools

                 DURATION:
                  12 Weeks

                  LOCATION:
    Available at COPA Gauteng Exclusively

                    COST:
                   R14,995

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SHORT COURSES:
   Music Performance
       MODULES INCLUDE:
             Basic Stage Presence
     Introduction to the Music Business
   Introduction to Music Theory and Aural
         Live Performance Workshop
             Practical Instrument:
 (Bass | Drums | Guitar | Keyboard | Vocals)

                DURATION:
                 12 Weeks

                   COST:
                  R14,995

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SHORT COURSES:
Electronic Music Production
       MODULES INCLUDE:
    Introduction to Music Theory and Aural
       Introduction to the Music Business
             Digital Audio Techniques
                  Live Production
           Electronic Music Production

                 DURATION:
                  12 Weeks

                    COST:
                   R14,995

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SHORT COURSES:
Introduction to Music Business
        MODULES INCLUDE:
       Introduction to the Music Business
              The Freelance World
             Key Industry Functions
           Copyrighting and Contracts
             New Venture Creation

                 DURATION:
                  12 Weeks

                     COST:
                    R14,995

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HOW TO APPLY:

                                            STEP 1:
Contact your nearest campus today to book an interview and campus tour.

                                           STEP 2:
   Music Performance/ Production/ Business or Performing Arts:
         Download/ collect the audition form and complete a
                live audition at your nearest campus.

                                           STEP 3:
      You will be notified of the results of your audition within 3-4
  working days of your audition. If your audition was successful you will
       receive an acceptance letter into the recommended course.

  All information is correct at the time of publication. Campus of Performing Arts reserves the right
                           to make changes at any time without prior notice.

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