Tel: (+234)8091900700

Mon – Fri: 9:00 -19.00; Sat: 10.00 – 14:00; Sun: Closed

13, Davies Street, Lagos Island, Lagos

 info@spanigeria.org

Span Academy of Jazz & Contemporary Music

Welcome to SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music

Why Learn Music at SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music?

  • Only at the SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary Music can you take courses at every level
  • Our teachers are highly qualified in teaching methods and participate in professional development seminars around the world
  • Our courses provide optimal preparation for professional career
  • Our students attend master classes for free and meet with international/ visiting professor from Europe and America
  • Our central placement test makes it possible to determine the right level for you
  • Our international exchange program in Europe, south Africa, and America makes it possible for you to experience first-hand what international best practice is like
  • Our mentorship teaching style guarantee satisfaction
  • Our additional services and facilities foster growth competition
  • Our festivals ( SPAN FEST) provides major platforms for Students and international acts

Span Academy Of Jazz and Contemporary Music is the music department of SPAN (Society for the performing arts in Nigeria) located in 13 Davies street Marina, Lagos, Nigeria.

OUR VISION:

To engender the practice of excellence and virtuosity in jazz, contemporary and African ethnic music performance and pedagogy in Nigeria.

MISSION:
our mission  is to provide a practical hands-on and functional academic approach to music training in the areas of jazz, contemporary and African ethnic music.

AIMS/OBJECTIVES:

The aim and objective of our academy is to train and influence the students through “mentorship style training”, to become excellent and thorough bred musicians and leaders in the field of music performance, capable of leading and expressing their music ideas on their instruments (voice) excellently in diverse musical styles and genres.

Clearly, our objective is to:

  • Improve instrument/vocal skills
  • Develop excellent performance skills and an understanding of the performance process
  • Understand musical theory, vocabulary and history
  • Develop self-discipline, group responsibility/dynamics and co-operation
  • Encourage personal musical insight and communication through music
  • Encourage the usage of music for the enrichment of life
  • Provide opportunity to enhance self esteem
  • Appreciate musical performances and their cultural connections
  • Promote the development of the students understanding of musical skills and concepts
  • To inculcate leadership discipline and responsibility in students

INTENSIVE MUSIC COURSES

Learn music with the professionals: SPAN ACADEMY of jazz and contemporary music Lagos Nigeria, offers you major courses, general courses and exchange course.

After an individual placement assessment, you will be required to start lessons in the course at the right level suitable for you.

If you have no prior knowledge of music, you will automatically start in course level 1.

MAJOR COURSE

GENERAL COURSE

EXCHANGE COURSE

STYLE

Jazz Piano

Biblical Jesus Doctrine/Leadership

Basic Dance Instruction

Latin Music

Jazz Drum

Sight Reading Lab

Basic Theater Performance

Funk Music

Jazz Guitar

Basic Piano Practice

 

Rock Music

Wood wind and Brass

Ear Training

 

Swing Music

Basic piano

Music Performance Combo

 

African Music

Jazz Bazz

Jazz Improvisation/

Comping

 

Salsa/Bossa Nova/Samba Music

Vocal Ensemble

Instrument Technique Development

  
  • COURSE DURATION: 12 WEEKS
  • REGISTRATION: JANUARY 9TH – 31ST
  • START: JANUARY 16TH 2019
  • DAYS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS
  • 15 HOURS IN TOTAL ( 45 MINUTES UNIT OF INSTRUCTION PER CLASS)
  • PARTICIPANTS: CLASSES ARE IN SIZEABLE NUMBER.

TUITION FEE #50,000 PER TERM (INSTALLMENT PAYMENT ALLOWED): #300,000 FOR TWO YEARS

GENERAL COURSE OVERVIEW FOR 2019/2020

MAJOR COURSE

GENERAL COURSE

EXCHANGE 

COURSE

MUSIC STYLE

COURSE CODE

DURATION

Jazz Piano

 

Basic Theater Performance for Musicians

Latin Music

Ms/LM/SBS/001

3 Months

 

  

Samba

  

 

  

Bossa Nova

  

 

  

Salsa

  

Jazz Drums

 

Basic Dance 

Instruction for 

Musicians

Funk Music

Ms/FM/M60

3 months

 

  

World Music

ms/WM/224

3 months

 

  

Rock Music

Ms/RM/W01

3 months

Jazz Guitar

Biblical Jesus Doctrine/

Leadership

  

g/BJDL/1

 

Wood-wind and Brass

Accelerated Music Theory

  

g/AMT/7102

 

Vocal

  

African Music

Ms/AM/AHMA/1960

6 Months

 

  

Afro Beat

  

 

  

High Life

  

 

  

Makossa

  

 

  

Ariaria

  

Basic Piano

  

Swing Jazz

Ms/SJ/1234

6 Months

Jazz Bazz

Sight Reading Lab

  

g/SRL/102

 

Jazz Improvisation/

Comping

   

JIC/101

 

 

Ear Training

Practice

  

g/ETP/0302

 

 

     

 

   

g/MPC/225

 

 

Instrument Techniques 

Development

  

g/ITD/254

9 Months

Abbreviations/Names                                                                        Code

g= general

MS= music style

AMT=accelerated music theory                                                         7102

SJ= swing jazz                                                                                         1234

ITD= instrumental techniques development                                 254

SRL= sight reading lab                                                                          102

ETP= ear training practice                                                                   0302

LM= latin music                                                                                      001

SBS= samba/bossa/salsa

FM= funk music                                                                                      M60

AM- African music                                                                                 1960

AHMA= afrobeat/highlife/makossa/ariaria

BJDL= biblical Jesus doctrine                                                              1

MPC= music performance combo                                                    225

JIC= jazz improvisation/comping                                                       101

 

 

 

 

WEEKLY TIME TABLE 2019

TIME/CLASS

 

MONDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

FRIDAYS

(Music Room 2)

10:10am-10:50am

Biblical Jesus Doctrine/Leadership

Course Code:

(g/BJD/1/)

Biblical Jesus Doctrine/Leadership

Course Code:

(g/BJD/1/)

Biblical Jesus Doctrine/Leadership

Course Code:

(g/BJD/1/)

(10:50am-11am)

Break

Break

Break

(Music Room 1&2)

(11:00am-1:00pm)

JazzGuitar/Woodwind & Brass

Course Code:

(g/AMT/7102)

Accelerated Music Theory

(Music Room 1&2)

(11:00am-12:00pm)

Course Code:

(g/AMT/7102)

Music Listening/Music Performance Combo Class

Course Code:

(g/MPC/225)

 

 

Basic Piano/Jazz Drums

(Music Room 1&2)

(12:00pm-1:00pm)

Course Code:

Ms/JD/1342

Ear Training

(12:00pm-1:00pm)

Course Code:

(g/ETP/1302)

(Music Room 1 & 2)

 

(1:00pm-2:00pm)

Accelerated Music Theory

Course Code:

(g/AMT/7102)

Sight Reading Lab

Course Code:

(g/SRL/102)

Basic Theatre Performance For Musicians

Course Code:

(Music Room 1&2&3)

(2:00pm-3:00pm)

Jazz Piano/Jazz Drums/Vocals

Course Code:

Jazz Piano/Jazz Bazz

Course Code:

Basic  Music Theory For Dancers/Actors/Basic Dance Instruction for Musicians

(Music Room 1&2)

(3:00pm-4:00pm)

Basic Piano/Jazz Improvisation/

Comping

Course Code:

(JIC/101)

  
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1 3 Davies St, Lagos Island, Lagos

TEL: +234 809 190 0700,+234 809 356 1000,  +234 809 357 0700

info@spanigeria.org
Mon-Fri: 9:00-19:00