Emendy Sound & Music Technologies
For the past couple of years EMENDY Sound & Music Technologies has been specializing in the improvement of South African music and entertainment standards via education. Our focus leans towards producing better quality artists, music producers and engineers through our internationally recognized digital music production and sound engineering courses and workshops, enabling students to create and maintain their own independent entrepreneurial businesses in the music and entertainment industry.
Established in 2000, EMENDY has grown into a hub of resourceful options for any level of musician, sound engineer or producer. We are currently based in Hatfield (Pretoria) in a cleverly laid out and spacious setting that features a friendly atmosphere, well equipped classrooms that stimulates optimal creativity and production, dedicated student workstations, a professional recording studio and in-house shop for all your musical software and hardware needs. The key to our success lies in the implementation of our courses, taking an unconventional no-nonsense approach to conservative methods of teaching.
Based on the BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology standard and T.I.M.E. EMENDY’s courses provide a comprehensive international approach including aspects of both music production and sound engineering ensuring that upon the completion of the course, the student will be trained as a well-rounded producer / engineer and able to start working in the field immediately. We go as far as to help market our students after studying by publishing their music online and producing a compilation CD from the top student’s projects each year.
The initiative for the EMENDY Music Technology College arose from the lack of qualified and skilled music producers in South Africa, and so the need for upliftment and training of undeveloped potential is filled.
While there were no other music institutions in South Africa teaching Digital Music Production but Sound Engineering EMENDY became the first Music Technology College in South Africa specializing in Digital Music Production and later combined our well known production courses with the existing South African ”Sound Technology” (sound engineering) standards creating a unique concept that soon earned the respect of the music industry workplace.
Our courses are entrepreneurial based and include fundamentals of sound, computers and music, your music setup, theory and technique, MIDI sequencing, drum programming, digital wave editing, sound synthesis & design, cover designing, digital effects, sound construction and arranging, mixing and mastering, music business and the industry, ear training and music appreciation, music and video (production and editing), music software, studio and 5.1 sound engineering, post production and much more. Each student receives individual attention to identify his or her specific needs that are required for completing the course successfully.
The professional and established lecturers and staff of EMENDY are constantly staying ahead in the fast paced world of music and technology and our teaching methods and courses are regularly upgraded to suit the needs of the learners and industry. Possible outcomes for our courses can lead to a wide range of careers in the music business which includes production, engineering (live and studio), mastering, post production, technician and maintenance, music research, composing and arranging, film and video, sound design, performing or session work, acoustic consulting, multimedia developing, educating and product representation to name but a few.
With a wealth of experience and a passion for the music industry, EMENDY Sound and Music Technologies are geared and eager to provide students with all the skills and tools they'll need to start a career in all aspects of the business. Our success rate is phenomenal with many qualified and proficient digital music producers and sound engineers being released into the field over the past couple of years.
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