freelearning season 3

E01: Self-management in the creative industry


This self-management master-class focuses on teaching from the light of Africa – Tu Nokwe. Her career as a South African Traditional and Jazz singer, actress, guitarist, composer, lyricist, recording artist, author, teacher and business-woman has left her with a firm foundation from which to work. In this episode we present her approach to self-management.

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E02: Writing Film scores as Entrepreneurship

Rashid is an internationally acclaimed composer and film scorer. H writes advertising music jingles, film jingles, Ambience advertising music and film scores.He has released 4 CDs and composed 4 feature films. Rashid lives and works between Los Angeles and South Africa. In this episode we focus on the composition for film scoring as a growing industry.

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E03: Archiving History as an agency of social change.

Durbanite David Marks begun his music career at the famous Woodstock social justice festival 1969, as sound engineer. He is as composer, guitarist festival producer and archivist with the creation of the Hidden Years Music Archive. The archive deposited in Stellenbosch has 175000 artefacts. His composition “Master Jack” became an international hit. Marks shows us how archiving history through social changes provides a connection for an artists career.

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Nurturing the roots of our culture

Adam Glasser, internationally renowned harmonica player, is a performer and educator showcasing the magic of South African Jazz music. He has performed with Dudu Pukwana and Manhattan Brothers. Today through his innovative online lectures and workshops Glasser is at the forefront of bringing South African jazz composition into primary school, high school and university syllabus. Through working with the evergreen South African compositions and knowing the roots of our expression there is opportunity to connect with a wider international audience.

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E05: Music Management with Siya Makuzeni

Multi-award winning trombone player and vocalist Siya Makuzeni is known for her versatility, both as a session musician and as a leader of her own projects, IppyFuze, the Makuzeni sextet and the Makuzeni big band with international success. As a self-managed female artist that has found a path to self-sustaining, this episode will show us the challenges and the solutions to management of artists.

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E07: Emotional-management in the creative industry

Change-maker Zaide Harneker unpacks the feminine energy and feminine approach to self-respect, leadership and taking care of business in the music industry. As the insight behind the famous Zimology school of thought, Harneker shows the development speciality in finding your inner voice and expressing it in the full spectrum of Music, Record, Publishing and Back-stage Businesses.

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E08: Building a brand with Jon Savage

In the music industry technology has completely upended the game. Due to social media, the customer is now the shop. And the customers can be sold to over again by defining the value hit. CEO of In Broadcasting and multiple SAFTA award winner Jon Savage unpacks the importance of the brand, fan industry, customer, social media and media industries.