We are very excited to announce our brand new mentorship program for composers. This is by no means only for media or film composers but also for contemporary composers and songwriters. Please feel free to download our brochure or take a look at our explainer video. We have an excellent group for mentors you can choose from.

Our mentorship is conducted in private one on one sessions combined with groups sessions. You can also complete a short inquiry form listed below and we will send you all the relevant information that you would need.

Free composer workshop replay:

Here are one of our free workshops conducted on June 18, 2021.
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Above is one of our free workshops conducted on June 18, 2021.

The seminar was about getting into the film scoring business. In the process we took participants through the process of one of our recent films that we had the privilege to score, as well as doing the sound design and final mix. In this seminar we discussed the process from inception to final delivery. The director, Christopher-Lee dos Santos has graciously agreed to participate in the workshop. He has recently written and directed the feature film “Broken Darkness” He will tell us more of the perspective of a film director in terms of music and choosing a composer and a post-production team.

A Link to the OST here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTdCZkoqFVw

You can find information about the film here: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4231502/

More about the director here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher-Lee_Dos_Santos

More about our mentorship program:

Beginner

Option 1
4 lessons (1.5hrs each)
€180 per month

Option 2
2 Lessons (1.5hrs each)
€100 per month

Intermediate

Option 1
4 lessons (1.5hrs each)
€200 per month

Option 2
2 Lessons (1.5hrs each)
€120 per month

Professional

Option 1
4 lessons (1.5hrs each)
€250 per month

Option 2
2 Lessons (1.5hrs each)
€150 per month

Group Masterclasses
Presented on Fridays, contact us for more information.

Have a look at our explainer video below.

Meet our Mentors:

Geo Höhn – Mentor and Program Leader

Personal Website: www.geohoehn.com
IMDb Profile: www.imdb.com/name/nm3037489/

Geo Hoehn (Höhn) is a composer for film and television. He specialises in film score composition, music production, recording, sound design and final mix. He is an expert in composition, orchestral arrangements and film music sound.

Samples of this work:

  1. Angels Geo Höhn 1:01
  2. Master Of Disaster Geo Höhn 2:50
  3. Tender Moments Geo Höhn 3:02
  4. Trolling The Trolls Geo Höhn 2:08
  5. Perilous Woods Geo Höhn 3:09
  6. Ps I Love You ! Geo Höhn & Arend Erasmus 5:22
  7. Troefkaart Geo Höhn 4:06
  8. Shaken Not Stirred Geo Höhn 2:17
  9. Non The Wiser Geo Höhn 3:47
  10. Sorrow Upon Sorrow Geo Höhn 4:24
  11. Hollywood Meets Bollywood Geo Höhn 2:03
  12. Loss Geo Höhn 2:45
  13. Zero’s Hand Geo Höhn 2:52
  14. Bombing Raid Geo Höhn 5:02
  15. Danger in the Dark Geo Höhn 2:23
  16. Playground Adventure Geo Höhn 2:09
  17. Memories Geo Höhn 2:29
  18. The Lion and Darkness Geo Höhn 4:01
  19. Verkoop Alles Geo Höhn 1:52
  20. The Great Adventure Geo Höhn 1:57
  21. Treurmare Geo Höhn 3:22
  22. Africa Lost with Vocals 2:06

Arend Erasmus – Mentor

Portfolio: https://tinyurl.com/p7p3trzv

Arend Erasmus was born on November 17, 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since he was a very young age he was fascinated with music and loved listening to music produced by Jean Michel Jarre, Hans Zimmer and a variety of Classical compositions. He started playing electric guitar since the age of 16 years old and while in high school he started writing his own songs on guitar and electronically. He was in several Rock and Metal bands, playing electric guitar and composing most of the songs for the bands. Since then he has produced a variety of music in different electronic styles, combining electronic and orchestral elements together, writing music for trailers, shortfilms and documentaries.

Samples of his work:

  1. A Fire in Africa Arend Erasmus 1:27
  2. Frankenstein Arend Erasmus 2:53
  3. Above The Clouds Arend Erasmus 3:02
  4. Quantum Dream Arend Erasmus 4:48
  5. I know About your Ghosts Arend Erasmus 3:45
  6. Crocodile Cult Arend Erasmus 4:14
  7. Time Is Running Out Arend Erasmus 2:33
  8. Starfall Arend Erasmus 2:19
  9. Living Mountains Arend Erasmus 3:20
  10. Necessary Sacrifice Arend Erasmus 0:59
  11. Nothing You Have Been Through Arend Erasmus 5:00
  12. One Friend Arend Erasmus 6:22
  13. This House is full of Ghosts Arend Erasmus 1:38
  14. Until The Scales Were Balanced Arend Erasmus 3:20
  15. When Days are Dark Arend Erasmus 2:48
  16. World Collapse Arend Erasmus 2:08

Mr B. – Director, Music Editor – Mentor

IMDb Profile: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4246950/

Also known as “Mr. B”, Bonginhlanhla Ncube is an international award-winning Producer/Director with a hearty flair for music score. Mr. B attained his skills under the training of North American film guru, Peter D Marshall (The Butterfly Effect, Happy Gilmore, Dawn of the Dead). Peter has worked for Directors such as; John Woo, Zack Snyder, Phillip Noyce, etc,… Mr. B taps into the talent of a highly experienced filmmaker. Prior to completing his  debut TV Series, Colours (2018), which he directed and did music design for each episode, his second feature film, Safe Bet (2016), was a success, garnering 6 International awards including a special recognition from the California State Assembly.

Off set, Mr. B loves sharing knowledge through mentoring, facilitating workshops in a myriad of film-related topics while he continues to learn and keep up with the trends through festival attendance and watching loads of films.

  1. Colours Music Edit Part I Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 3:52
  2. Colours Music Edit Part II Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 3:26
  3. Colours Music Edit Part III Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 3:21
  4. Colours Music Edit Part IV Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 3:25
  5. Colours Music Edit Part V Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 1:53
  6. Colours Music Edit Part VI Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 11:10
  7. Colours Music Edit Part VII Geo Höhn – Music Mix Mr. B 3:22

Satu Maria Kolehmainen – Mentor

Personal Website: https://www.composer.satumaria.com
Band Website: https://www.thecoremusic.info

Satu Maria Kolehmainen is a Finnish musician, composer, community artist and a music teacher originally from Oulu, currently settled in Kirkkonummi Finland. Her instruments are the saxophones, piano/ keyboards and cello. She has started her musical path with classical piano and cello studies as a child. Later on her studies led to a professional level and she graduated as a pop-jazz musician in 2008 from Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory, majoring in tenor saxophone. Since her studies she has worked as an instrument teacher for saxophone in various institutions, as well as offered piano and composition studies privately. She has also worked as a freelance musician and currently has a duo called “The Core”. As a composer and arranger she has done commissions, worked as a residency artist, collaborated also with dancers and worked in theater.

Samples of her work:

  1. T A I V A S T O – Celestial Battle Satu Maria Kolehmainen 3:42
  2. T A I V A S T O – Innocence Satu Maria Kolehmainen 4:20
  3. Sea Voyage – Storm & Calm Satu Maria Kolehmainen 3:14
  4. Chapter IV The Core 2:27
  5. Viimeinen Valssi Satu Maria Kolehmainen 1:17
  6. Suite Del Ristoro – Dislocation Satu Maria Kolehmainen 1:02
  7. Berry Dance Satu Maria Kolehmainen 0:33
  8. ¡heY Satu Maria Kolehmainen 0:31
  9. Emerging Hope Satu Maria Kolehmainen 1:08

Graham Lea-Cox – Mentor

GRAHAM LEA-COX,
Orchestral Conductor, Composer,
Music Director (Theatre), Music Supervisor (Film)

IMDb Profile: www.imdb.com/name/nm8115234/

Conductor Graham Lea-Cox had early training in the classical arts, studying at the Royal College of Music (London), Oxford University (UK) and subsequently at the English National Opera in London and in the USA. His international professional career since has been defined by an eclectic taste and multi-faceted artistic experience – as performer and conductor in repertoires from orchestral, symphonic and operatic to music theatre and Film, where he is also active as conductor, orchestrator and Music Supervisor. His international initiatives as a facilitator in music and film music have grown from a profound interest in global cultures and the role music has to play to foster peace and build bridges between nations and peoples of the world.

In his early career, as conductor and Artistic Director of theatre music ensembles based in California and Texas, Graham acquired significant stage and performing experience in concert and on tour throughout the United States (for Columbia Artists, New York) and internationally to China and Japan. Since then, he has conducted and performed widely in America, Europe, Scandinavia, North America, Mexico and Africa in recordings, radio broadcast and concert, conducting such leading ensembles as the Symphony Orchestra of the West German Radio (WDRSO Köln), the Hanover Band (United Kingdom), the Goteborg Opera (Sweden) and the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (South Africa). His landmark recordings on ASV/Universal with the Hanover Band, one of the UK’s leading period instrument orchestras, received outstanding international acclaim and a nomination for a Classical Grammy Award in the USA.

Over many years Graham has been a Visiting Lecturer at Universities and Music Conservatoires in Africa and Mexico, where he has directed master classes and lectured on Period Performance Practice and Contemporary Music. He has been a British Council Artist to Sweden, the Czech Republic and Zimbabwe and, in addition to his international engagements, has worked pro bono for several years to promote music in the developing world.

  1. Concierto en vivo – 350.Org – Extract Graham Lea-Cox -Composer – Orquesta Nuevo Milenium, Monterrey, Mexico 3:19

Dino Costaras – Mentor

Dino received his education at SAE in Australia and has been in the music industry for 28 years, working with international artists both live and in-studio. He has a passion for sound and always found ways to expand his knowledge and experience. He has had the privilege to work with various local artists from all styles and genres and mixed and recorded over 400 albums. Dino loves to inspire and uses out the box thinking to motivate and stir up a passionate emotion that gets students into their creative space. He believes there are no limits when it comes to personal expression, making him a passionate lecture!

  1. Ziya Swart Op Wit Dino 4:29
  2. Ziya Longing Phat Planet Demos 2 4:17
  3. Trane Dino 4:16
  4. Shaluza Max Ngimnyama Dino 5:27
  5. Selewe Made For You Dino 5:43
  6. Press Kulkuli Dino 5:33
  7. Press Happy People Dino 5:30
  8. Monje Zamajobe Dino 4:02
  9. Medley Dino 7:13
  10. Medley Song Of Silence Dino 4:44
  11. Medley Song Of Silence Dino 4:44
  12. Loka Vox Burning Dino 4:57
  13. Loka Vox Alive Dino 3:15
  14. J Jordan Love In Motion Dino 2:39
  15. Dali M Dino 6:17
  16. Creative64 Inside Out Dino 3:13

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