Sarz Academy – At a time when entrepreneurship seems to be the best means of survival in Nigeria, one of the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturers itel, is partnering with popular Nigerian producer, Sarz to train Nigerian youths on music production.
Selected applicants will undergo a six-week course at the Sarz Academy which is owned and run by popular Nigerian producer, Sarz.
The Sarz Academy was launched in June, 2015 as a production school for Sarz since a lot of people see what he does as great and they want him to be their mentor. The academy was launched with the aim of using Art to foster Creativity, innovation, advocacy, legacy and leadership among Nigerian Youths.
Since the launch of the Sarz Academy in 2015, it has opened its doors to 15 hopeful students; aiming to equip them with the necessary skills to hone in their talent and successfully build a career in music production.
This year, Itel has come out to support the academy in its quest to touch the life of Nigerian youths.
Itel mobile which was established in 2007 in Hong Kong, is an innovative brand specializing in mobility solutions. With its brand philosophy “Join · Enjoy”, itel endeavoured to empower every individual by providing best in class, reliable and trendy communication devices at an affordable rate. Its product portfolio comprises smartphones, tablets and feature phones.
Over the past decade, the brand has become a household name in the industry spreading its presence in 40 countries across the globe. In 2016, itel reached a landmark sales volume of 50 million handsets, claiming to be among the top 3 mobile brands in Africa. As per “African Business”, the most influential business magazine on the continent, itel ranks 25th Most Admired Brands for African consumers.
True to its philosophy the brand has come to give back to the society where it had made a lot of profit over the years. Other partners and sponsors include Boom Play, Continued Entertainment and K World News.
At the Sarz Academy, The students will not only learn the art of making hot beats and backing tracks but will also learning all crucial aspects of the music industry such as creating and developing their brands, marketing themselves, artist and producer relationship as well as business law, revenue stream and platform creation.
On his part legendary producer, Sarz, believes that every student certified by the academy will engage the world with a new positive perception to their talent, work ethics, a mode of operation and will go on to become more than a sound producer to their respective society and Nigeria as a whole.
Application into the academy is currently on. Interested applicants can click here to apply.