Keyboard Speciality
COPA’s performance school comprises of 5 disciplines: Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard and Vocals.

Students will select one discipline which will be their specialization 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.
Bridging Course

The entry course for Music Performance is a one-year bridging course.

Modules include:
  • Practical instrument (Bass / Drums / Guitar / Keyboard / Vocals)
  • Live Performance Workshop
  • Aural
  • Music Theory
  • Music Culture
  • Music Business
  • Compose & Arrange Music
  • Keyboard Technique
  • Stage Presence
  • Freelance World
  • Communication (if applicable)
Qualification:

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

Duration:

1 Year.   Upon successful completion of this course you will gain automatic access to the Diploma in Music.  
For up-to-date pricing info, see the 2018 Prospectus.

Diploma in Music

This unique 360-credit qualification is delivered over a 3-year period.

Modules include:
Year 1:
  • Practical instrument: Applied Technical Studies (Bass / Drums / Guitar / Keyboard / Vocals)
  • Practical instrument: Professional Reading (Bass / Drums / Guitar / Keyboard / Vocals)
  • Live Performance Practice
  • Ear Training
  • Music Theory
  • Create & Arrange Music
  • Music Industry Overview
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Ethics and professionalism in the music industry in SA
Year 2:
  • Practical instrument: Creative Musicianship (Bass / Drums / Guitar / Keyboard / Vocals)
  • Live Performance Practice
  • Entrepreneurial Practice
  • Business Ethics
  • Songwriting & Arrangement
  • Research Methods
Year 3:
  • Action Learning Plan
  • Professional Performance
  • Specialised Project
Qualification:

Diploma in Music (SAQA ID: 96373)

Duration:

3 Years.    For up-to-date pricing info, see the 2018 Prospectus.