Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Tharien Oosthuizen (née Greyling) [alumnus]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Piano / Violin (main subjects were Music History and Pedagogy) Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 1987-1990 Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus Notable professional achievements: • Several music programmes for radio. • Adjudicator for the Oude Meester Choral Festivals. • Adjudicator for Ghoema Awards. Current professional position / occupation: Music director /.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr George Fazakas

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Date of appointment: 1 May 1982 Qualifications completed: UTLM, LTCL, FTCL Teaching responsibilities: Flute & Flute Pedagogy Performance interests: Chamber/ensemble music, orchestral music, South African flute works, Impressionistic music, Minimalistic music, Light Jazz (Claude Bolling), Musique Romantica — 25 years, and Meloduo (flute and harp duo) — 14 years. Research interests: Performance practice in new works and any other flute related music. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? János Fazakas; André.


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Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 28 July — 3 August 2014

Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 28 July — 3 August 2014

Monday 28 July • Dr Truida van der Walt is adjudicating at the Philip Moore Music Competition at Jeppe High School for Girls from Monday to Wednesday. • Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand is presenting master classes at Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre from Monday to Wednesday. Tuesday 29 July • 12:10 — Student Assembly in Oppibib • 19:30 — Piano Recital by Robert Auler in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 30 July 10:00.


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Final preparation for music exams — 1 & 2 August 2014

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August and September are usually the months when hundreds of music learners across the country have to complete practical music exams, whether for music examining bodies such as Unisa, Royal Schools or Trinity College, or for the final Matric exam. In order to assist learners and their teachers with the final preparations for these exams, the practical music lecturers of the School of Music at North-West University will be available.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr Phiwe Ndodana Makaula [alumnus]

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr Phiwe Ndodana Makaula [alumnus]

Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Voice Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2003-2010 Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: University Diploma in Music, BA Music & Society, Honours BA Music, MMus Qualifications completed elsewhere: Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (Unisa), 2013 Notable professional achievements: Singing at President Zuma’s first inauguration; having my singing student become Gauteng Provincial champion in 2013.


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New Music Week — 2-8 August 2014

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Following the New Music Week presented by the Odeion School of Music in Bloemfontein during 2013, the NWU School of Music will host another New Music Week at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom during the first week of August. This event is presented in collaboration with the Odeion School of Music (UFS) and the Wits School of Arts, with the support of the SAMRO Foundation. The 27 activities during the New.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Prof Hannes Taljaard

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Date of appointment: I was appointed as temporary part-time lecturer for the first time in 1997, and in January 2004 as permanent member of staff. Qualifications completed: BMus, Honours BMus, Honours BA (French Literature), MMus (Musicology), DMus (Composition). Teaching responsibilities: It is a long list! Composition, Music Rudiments, Music Theory, postgraduate supervision, and Keyboard Skills. Performance interests: Performing in ensembles that work with dancers — I haven’t done it yet,.


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Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 21–27 July 2014

Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 21–27 July 2014

Monday 21 June Classes for the second semester start at 07:30. Tuesday 22 June • 12:10 — Student Meeting in Oppibib • Ms Antoinette Olivier & Dr Tinus Botha are presenting a concert at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. Friday 25 June Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand performs in a concert at the North-West Musikon in Klerksdorp. Saturday 26 June Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand and Mr George Fazakas present masterclasses in trumpet and flute,.


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Applications & auditions for music study at NWU

Applications & auditions for music study at NWU

Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can still apply for admission and an audition until 15 August 2014. Contact the NWU Admissions Office at tel. (018) 299-2642 for an application form and further information about the required documents and application fee, or visit the website for prospective students. The School of Music will consider applications.


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American pianist also performs American music — 29 July 2014

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Just as the first semester closed with a piano performance by an American pianist, the concert series in the second semester continues with a recital by another American pianist, Robert Auler. He is a professor of piano at the State University of New York in Oswego and regularly appears in concert, both as a soloist and chamber musician. Additionally, he is active as a jazz pianist, performing regularly with his.


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