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Oakfields College Bootcamp Week: An Insightful Journey into the Industry

From May 27 to May 31, Oakfields College hosted an exciting and informative bootcamp week at our Stoneridge Campus in Greenstone, Johannesburg. This event provided our students with a unique opportunity to interact with industry professionals and gain invaluable insights into the dynamic world of music production and audio engineering.

A Week of Industry Engagement

Throughout the week, we welcomed various professionals who shared their experiences and expertise with our students. These sessions covered a broad range of topics, providing a comprehensive understanding of the industry and equipping our students with the knowledge needed to excel in their future careers.

Highlight of the Event: Glo theBeats and Jerry Sabuua Visit

The highlight of the bootcamp was undoubtedly the visit on Thursday, June 30, by Glo theBeats and Jerry Sabuua from Playground Productions. Their presence brought a wave of excitement and anticipation among the students, eager to learn from such renowned figures in the industry.

Expert Insights Shared

Glo theBeats and Jerry Sabuua shared their profound knowledge on several key areas:

  • Dolby Atmos Mixing: They delved into the intricacies of Dolby Atmos, a revolutionary audio technology that creates an immersive sound experience. Our students were captivated by the potential this technology holds for future productions.
  • DAW Software: Various Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software were discussed, highlighting their unique features and applications. This session provided our students with a deeper understanding of the tools they will use in their professional careers.
  • Integrity and Work Ethic: Beyond technical skills, Glo theBeats and Jerry Sabuua emphasized the importance of integrity and work ethic. They shared personal anecdotes and advice on maintaining professionalism and dedication in the industry.

Student Engagement and Opportunities

One of the most exciting aspects of the visit was the announcement of an internship program offered by Glo theBeats and Jerry Sabuua. This program is designed for aspiring beat makers and producers, providing a pathway to gain hands-on experience and build a successful career in the industry.

The response from our students was overwhelmingly positive. Many have already applied for the internship, demonstrating their enthusiasm and commitment to pursuing their passions.

Looking Ahead

The bootcamp week at Oakfields College was a resounding success, leaving a lasting impact on our students. We are committed to providing ongoing opportunities for our students to learn from industry leaders and gain practical experience.

Stay tuned for more exciting events and opportunities at Oakfields College, where we continue to nurture the next generation of industry professionals.

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