Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Eulalia Johnson

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Eulalia Johnson

Introducing our friendly receptionist, Ms Eulalia Johnson, and she’s also an alumnus! Date of appointment: 1 March 2006 Qualifications: University Diploma in Music, BA Music & Society, Honours BA Music (NWU) Who are/were your professional...
Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Chris van Rhyn

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Chris van Rhyn

Date of appointment: 1 January 2014 Teaching responsibilities: Music Theory, Music Technology, Postgraduate supervision Performance interests: I studied the piano and saxophone at university, and subsequently had a few years of voice training. (I’ve sung in choirs...
Recent appointments at the School of Music

Recent appointments at the School of Music

Since the beginning of the year, two new permanent staff members have been appointed at the School of Music. Dr Chris van Rhyn (photo above) joined the School of Music in January as lecturer in Music Theory and Music Technology, fresh after completing his PhD at the...
Post-doctoral fellow wins Ghoema Award

Post-doctoral fellow wins Ghoema Award

A post-doctoral fellow at the School of Music, Dr Ockie Vermeulen, received a Ghoema Award on Sunday 13 April 2014 for his third instrumental CD, Obsession. It contains music composed, and also inspired, by the late Christa Steyn. The recording has also been nominated...
Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Martin Watt

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Martin Watt

The series now not only includes profiles of current staff and students, but is expanding to feature former staff and alumni as well. The first person to be profiled, Dr Martin Watt, is both! He studied at the Conservatory and then returned some years later as a...
Knowing Me, Knowing You — Eljé van der Walt

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Eljé van der Walt

Our series resumes for this year and we would like to start by introducing the Chair Person of Musicum, Eljé van der Walt: Curriculum & Year: BMus, 2nd year Instrument(s): Piano, flute & voice Professional ideals: To be a music teacher Top 5 must-hear music:...