Darren Kopas

(刃記) Blademark
Blademark Darren Photo

Darren Kopas

Darren currently performs with Macau based group, Blademark (刃記). The group is celebrating its 10th year with the release of “A Decade of Blademark”, a documentary directed by Emily Chan.

 

Darren無論在台上或台下都擁有豐富的經驗,作為澳門美高梅娛樂及影音設施經理, 他得以發現更多資源,製作高端表演及演出並及給予相關技術支持。

 

Darren目前是Soultone Cymbals(靈音鈸)在中國大陸、香港及澳門地區的代理。以此為資格,Darren引入及努力推廣Soultone創始人Iki Levy的優質顧客服務,並致力於在快速增長的中國及南亞市場拓展新業務。目前已在澳門簽下第一家經銷商Aces Musica,希冀今後可在該區域內有更多的發展。

 

在2008年移居澳門之前,Darren曾在加拿大、美國、歐洲及許多亞洲地區居住過。他曾與多位北美及亞洲的藝術家們合作演出;曾在加拿大格蘭特麥克艾文大學、加拿大卡比蘭諾大學及加拿大皇家山大學音樂課程等接受正規音樂教育。

 

在加拿大時,Darren在Calgary市與Music Centre Canada的合夥人一起工作。Music Centre Canada是西加拿大音樂零售行業的翹楚,其旗下包括多次獲獎的MCC Recording Studio錄音室、全線零售業及配套教育設施。(www.musiccentrecanada.com)

 

 

Darren currently performs with Macau based group, Blademark (刃記). The group is celebrating its 10th year with the release of “A Decade of Blademark”, a documentary directed by Emily Chan.

Drawing upon a wealth of both on and off stage experience, Darren holds a position of the Entertainment and Audio Visual Manager for MGM Macau.

Equally exciting is recently taking on the role of Distributor of Soultone Cymbals in China, Hong Kong and Macau. In this capacity, Darren endeavours to bring the legendary customer service of Soultone founder Iki Levy, and help to develop new business in the fast growing markets of China and Southern Asia. The first Macau Soultone Cymbal dealer, Aces Musica has already been signed. Look for more love in the region coming soon.

Before relocating to Macau in 2008, Darren had spent over 20yrs touring Canada, the USA, Europe and most of Asia. He has played with a number of North American and Asian artists. Formal music education includes graduating from Grant MacEwan University (Edmonton, AB), Capilano University (Vancouver, BC), and Mount Royal College (Calgary, AB) music programs respectively.

While in Canada, Darren was working with partners at Music Centre Canada, based in Calgary Ab. Music Centre Canada, is a leader in the Western Canadian Music Retail industry. Facilities includes a multi award winning MCC Recording Studio, full line retail, and educational facilities (www.musiccentrecanada.com)

My Soultone Set: 
  • 17” Custom Brilliant China
  • 18” Custom Brilliant Crash
  • 18” Custom Series China
  • 10” Gospel China
  • 12” Gospel China
  • 20” Extreme Ride
  • 18” Extreme Crash / Ride
  • 17” Extreme Crash
  • 16” Extreme Crash
  • 15” Extreme High Hat
  • 10” Extreme High Hat
  • 8” Extreme Splash
  • 10” Extreme Splash
  • 6” Extreme Splash
  • 17” FXO B12
  • 12” FXO B6
  • 14” FXO6
  • 16″ Extreme FXO China