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 2

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). 3

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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). Head of Faculty GAU Head of Faculty GAU Wouter Reyneke Head of Faculty CPT Kody Chetty Head of Faculty CPT Celeste Farrant Chief Operating Officer Garth Farrant Managing Director Niki van der Merwe Head of Faculty GAU Andrew Massey Head of Faculty GAU 4

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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 Unit 1060 Picbel Mall, 17 Waterkant Street, Cape Town, 8001 021 418 0953 admincpt@copasa.co.za COPA DBN 79 Smiso Nkwanyana Road, Morningside, Durban, 4001 031 303 7707 admindbn@copasa.co.za 5

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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 Bruce Wallace Elvis Blue JeanMitchel Wickli (Shortstraw) Themba Mkhize Wilson Okafor Chad Alexander Kelly Grevler (COPA Alumni) Warren van Wyk (COPA Alumni) Fit for a King Our Last Night Jonathan Peyper Pam de Menez (The Arrows) Kahn Morbee (Parlotones) Dale Schnettler (Prime Circle) Amy Tjasink (COPA Alumni) Secrets DJ Sox Surprize Ndzimande Eugene Mthethwa Ziyon Tino BeatBoy Damba Jeandre Schultz (COPA Alumni) Oscar Ray Natasha Meister Sebastian Goldswain Sydney Joseph Maya Spector Peter Auret Luna Paige HABIT TO Nathan Smith The Joint Pusher Hunter Kennedy (Heuwels Fantasties) Bheki Khoza Warren van Wyk (COPA Alumni) The Pedestrian Hendrik & Styles 6

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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 Lorem ipsum 7

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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 8

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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 9

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INDUSTRY PARTNERS EDUCATION 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. 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. 10

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.

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.

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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. 14

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 15

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 16

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 17

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 19

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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 MUSIC PRODUCTION: 22

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) 23

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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 24

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 25

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 26

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 27

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 SHORT COURSES: Game Development Fundamentals 28

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 SHORT COURSES: Live Events: Lighting 29

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 SHORT COURSES: Music Performance 30

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 SHORT COURSES: Electronic Music Production 31

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 SHORT COURSES: Introduction to Music Business 32

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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