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Thursday, September 8, 2022


SAMRO teams up with eAr Academy to offer members free online music courses

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) has teamed up with the eAr Academy to offer a limited number of SAMRO members a three-month online music course.

There are many opportunities to study music, but most of these come with certain restrictions. Traditional institutional education can be financially, academically or geographically inaccessible, while online options are often under-structured, over-gamified or simply one-dimensional.

The eAr Academy is a new music school that is home-grown and raises the bar for online music education. The Academy’s exceptional and accessible courses are unique in that they cover seven different instruments as well as all the various features of music such as theory, sight-reading and ear training. They offer innovative “Shedding Sessions” - unique online practice sessions with access to expert teachers - allowing students to learn at their own pace.

The courses have been designed to inspire students while also being informative and “rigorous, but not rigid”. Whether beginners or at a more advanced level, students participating in the eAr Academy courses will also receive their own personal space – their eArspace.

The eAr Academy’s purpose is to enrich people’s lives through music, and enrolling in a course can certainly enrich participants with opportunities to:


-Learn a new or additional instrument;

-Refresh, broaden and deepen their musicianship; and

-Expand their musical career with new knowledge and skills.


The conditions 

The course is exclusive to 500 SAMRO members, with the eAr Academy offering three months of free access to one of their courses, worth at least R750. SAMRO will provide the necessary details of how to apply to participate in the eAr Academy courses to its members. 

For more information contact Tshililo Manenzhe - Senior Client Service Manager -

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