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Distinctions at Royal Schools vocal exams

Distinctions at Royal Schools vocal exams

Three vocal students at the School of Music did very well in the annual ABRSM (Royal Schools) vocal exams, passing with distinction. • Thembinkosi Magagula achieved 130/150 (87%) for the Grade 6 exam. • Aron Mahlohla achieved 133/150 (89%) for the Grade 8 exam. •...
Swedish exchange visit ( + Oslo)

Swedish exchange visit ( + Oslo)

As part of the Linneaus/Palme exchange programme between the School of Music and the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm, Dr Hannes Taljaard (senior lecturer in music theory and composition) and Dr Kapambwe Lumbwe (post-doctoral fellow) were able to experience...
Dr Santisa Viljoen’s visit to Austria

Dr Santisa Viljoen’s visit to Austria

Dr Santisa Viljoen visited Austria during the first two weeks of October to deliver a paper at a conference on Music, Gender & Difference at the University of Music & Performing Arts in Vienna. This institution is the alma mater of vocalists such as Angelika...
New Music Ensemble at New Music Indaba

New Music Ensemble at New Music Indaba

After a successful performance at the Odeion School of Music in Bloemfontein earlier this year, the New Music Ensemble at the School of Music was invited to perform at the New Music Indaba in Durban. This bi-annual event is organised by New Music SA to promote...
Final concert of the year

Final concert of the year

ANTOINETTE OLIVIER ~ soprano TINUS BOTHA ~ piano Sunday 17 November 2013 Conservatory Hall ~ 15:30 The final concert at the Conservatory for this year will be presented on Sunday 17 November 2013 at 15:30 in the afternoon. Local soprano, Antoinette Olivier, will be...