This creative music technology course is the first step to becoming a well rounded and skilled music producer and sound engineer as well as developing a career in music that is future orientated. This course empowers students to gain access to a multitude of opportunities on offer in the audio field with the advent of the digital music technology age.
With the latest in music technology you can now become (1) the musician, playing or programming almost any instrument or sound imaginable via an ordinary keyboard controller and VSTi’s, (2) the engineer, setting up and recording live instruments or vocals and (3) the producer, in control of facets such as the organization of studio sessions, as well as creative aspects such as mixing, mastering and the finalization of the final production.
ABOUT THE COURSE
The CMT course introduces you to the latest technology in music making which includes both digital music production via computer as well as live and studio sound engineering. You will be taught the entire process of producing music, from the basic principles of sound, sequencing, recording etc. up to the final mixing and mastering process onto CD, whether in a professional studio or project studio environment.
From day one students will be involved with real industry scenarios and live events all around Gauteng where they will get hands-on practical experience.
|This includes creative aspects of music production - drum & instrument sequencing, production technique, music theory, sound synthesis & design, music business, entrepreneurship and much more – thus covering a much broader spectrum of information and therefore providing better career opportunities.|
The music business subject focuses on all the aspects of the South African Music industry including topics such as Recording Companies, Music Industry Contracts, Publishing, Copywriting and more.T
This course is ideal for people with or without any prior musical skills or experience that want to start a career in music production through technology.
EMENDY College provides recording facilities that are available to our students for the duration of their studies.
COURSE OPPORTUNITIES & OUTCOMES
This course will provide you with the skills to produce music for various applications in the music industry: Live sound, backing tracks, theatre, musicals, TV & radio advertisement, corporate presentations etc.; you will also be able to edit (cut, copy, paste & manipulate) existing music and sounds for dance artists, gym instructors, etc.; (copyright); do professional recordings; make your own backing tracks for yourself or others and of course, release your own music on CD.
|More and more record companies and labels make use of ordinary home production studios (outsourcing) due to the more cost effective and new creative ideas out there. With music technology most of the processes happen in a digital environment with the effect of little or no sound quality loss.
This means that the producer can work from an ordinary home production studio where only the dry recordings of voices or instruments are recorded in an expensive professional recording studio and later incorporated in the mix.
With music technology more creative aspects and processes of music are available that opens up a wide variety of career opportunities. Please enquire for a music technology career opportunity list.
SOFTWARE & HARDWARE
The course is mainly based on Pro Tools, Cubase (Music production software), Reason as well as other industry standard music production and recording software and hardware including Sibelius and Native Instruments.
Once enrolled, a STUDENT automatically qualifies for student discount on all software and hardware at ORANGE Music retail shop for up to 50% (www.orangemusic.co.za).
This one time opportunity only applies for registered students for the duration of their studies.
All study notes, prescribed books and logbooks for the value of about R2,500 are included in die course cost.
The course includes your own pair of "SENNHEIZER studio headphones for the value of R650
PRE REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION
The requirements for this course are:
CLASSES & TIMESLOTS
This full time course may also be studies as a part time course and is presented during the week that consists of theoretical and practical sessions.
You can choose to do your course during a morning, afternoon or evening (for part time students) timeslot. Only sixteen students are allocated per class and registration payments will secure your place.
The following class groups of 16 students per class are set out as follows:
|CLASS GROUPS||CLASS STARTING TIMES||DAYS OF LECTURES|
|Morning Group 1 - Monday morning (G1)
||Starting time: 09:00||Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday|
|Morning Group 2 - Monday morning (G2)
||Starting time: 09:00||Monday / Wednesday / Thursday|
|Morning Group 3 - Monday morning (G3)
||Starting time: 09:00||Monday / Tuesday / Thursday|
|Afternoon Group 1 - Monday afternoon (G4)
||Starting time: 13:30||Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday|
|Afternoon Group 2 - Monday afternoon (G5)
||Starting time: 13:30||Monday / Wednesday / Thursday|
|Afternoon Group 3 - Monday afternoon (G6)
||Starting time: 13:30||Monday / Tuesday / Thursday|
|Evening Group 1 - Monday evening (G7)
||Starting time: 18:00||Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday|
Once enrolled, you are required to select a class group, which correlates with a specific class timeslot and days the scheduled class will be presented. You will then be required to attend class on the specific days and timeslot according to the class group for the rest of the course.
Students have to book the studios and practice rooms during the rest of the week other than your normal lecturing timeslots to work on class exercises, assignments and practical projects.
Class selection is done at registration and is based on a first come-first-serve basis.
EMENDY provide different course payment structurers to choose from to acomodate most of the canidates who studies this course.
Course costs and payment options are set out in the course brochure.
COURSE STARTING DATE
The total duration of the course is roughly 3,600hrs over a period of 33 months.
After registration you will receive an information brochure containing more information about the course, class timeslots, your first orientation session, prescribed books, rules and regulations, annual events, graduation, etc.
Please contact us to enuire about the next starting date.
As part of our student marketing and promotion campaign we incorporate many ways to boost their careers even while studying.
We teach them the correct way to create online presence, how to start and maintain an independent music business or collaborations and provide them the opportunity to work alongside many industry specialists at live events and studio productions. .
AFFILIATES & SPONSORSHIPS
With the trust earned by various music industry specialists, studios and companies during the years we were able to form and secure good relationships and affiliations with many music brands, events companies, studios and industry specialists.
This provides the opportunity for all our students to work on the most recognized and state of the art music equipment as well as training from some of South Africa’s and some international music industry specialists.
Our goal is to provide students with the best hands-on and “real-word” experience so they will have the best chance to work in any possible music related environment. . Please contact us to enuire about the next starting date.
This course and its components are internationally recognized and accredited by “Steinberg” and AVID. After successful completing of this course, the students will become an international accredited Pro Tools User. Local accreditation for this course is pending. (Please speak to one of our student advisors for more information)
|Full Course Breakdown :|
Music business and entrepreneurship: