Bursary Winners 2014

Bursary Winners 2014

MILDRED VAN DER MERWE-RADLOFF MERIT PRIZES — R2,000 each • DM 1: Mashadi Mokoena (83,5%) • BMus 1: Christelle Engelbrecht (80,3%) • BMus 3: Melindie Pretorius (79,4%) [3rd consecutive year] • BMus 4: Elsabe Nortje (85,3%) [4th consecutive year] DEAN: FACULTY OF ARTS MERIT PRIZES — R2,000 each • BA (M&S) 1: Michelle Surmon (78,7%) • BA (M&S) 2: Thembinkosi Magagula (79,3%) D’ASSONVILLE MUSIC BURSARY — R2,000 • Gerdus Steenberg.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Prof Jaco Kruger

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Date of appointment: 1 January 1995 Qualifications completed: PhD Teaching responsibilities: Musicology Performance interests: Classical guitar and African marimba. Research interests: Music as culture. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Gerard Kubik, Andrew Tracey, Deirdre Hansen. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Quadro Nuevo 2. Beethoven 3. Habib Koite 4. Diane Krall 5. Katie Melua Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you? • Standing in a circle of Venda tshikona.


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Week 44 @ the Conservatory: 27 October – 2 November 2014

Week 44 @ the Conservatory: 27 October – 2 November 2014

Monday 27 October • Mr Peter Mokgethi’s birthday • 14:00-17:00 — Cape Town Opera auditions in the Conservatory Hall. Tuesday 28 October • 12:10-13:00 — Student Concert in the Conservatory Hall. • 17:00 — Award ceremony for the Helgaard Steyn Composition Prize at Crista Galli. • 19:30 — Bursary Winners’ Concert in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 29 October • Lectures end for the second semester. Thursday 30 October • 1st.


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Bursary Winners’ Concert — 28 October 2014

Bursary Winners’ Concert — 28 October 2014

Music students at the North-West University have an annual opportunity to compete for study bursaries and prizes worth several thousands of rands during the School of Music’s Bursary Competition. The finalists then perform during the Bursary Winners’ Concert, after which the bursaries and prizes are awarded. This year’s Bursary Winners’ Concert is scheduled for Tuesday 28 October 2014 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall and will once again be a.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Truida van der Walt

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Truida van der Walt

Date of appointment: It’s so long ago that it has to stay a secret! Qualifications completed: A doctoral degree. Teaching responsibilities: I teach piano and piano pedagogy, and do much accompaniment of students. Performance interests: I prefer collaborative playing (singers and instrumentalists). Research interests: Piano technique and interpretation, and all aspects of practising. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Adolph Hallis and Frank Heneghan Top 5 must-hear music: I am at.


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Week 43 @ the Conservatory: 20–26 October 2014

Week 43 @ the Conservatory: 20–26 October 2014

Tuesday 21 October • 12:10-13:00 — Student Concert in the Conservatory Hall. • 19:30 — Brahms Chamber Music concert in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 22 October • 18:00 — Auditions for Boulevard Harmonists in the Conservatory Hall. Thursday 23 October • 11:10-13:00 — Colloquium in Oppibib. • 13:10-14:00 — Free lunch hour jazz concert in the Conservatory Hall. Friday 24 October • 14:00-19:00 — Bursary Competition in the Conservatory Hall..


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Free lunch hour jazz concert — 23 October 2014

Free lunch hour jazz concert — 23 October 2014

Three of the jazz ensembles at the NWU School of Music will present a free lunch hour concert on Thursday 23 October 2014 at 13:10 in the Conservatory Hall. The ensembles consist of 6-7 players each and are directed by Hattingh Davel, a Masters student at the School of Music. Each of the ensembles will perform a set of three pieces, including jazz standards such as Song for my father,.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ellré de Kock [student]

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Programme & Year: MMus in Musicology Hometown: Klerksdorp Instrument(s): Cello & Voice Professional ideals: Performing cellist and singer. Songwriter, arranger and composer. Music entrepreneur. Lecturing on Music Business and Career Guidance. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Ludovico Einaudi — Nuvole Bianche 2. Cinematic Orchestra — Arrival of the birds & Transformation 3. Feather theme from the film Forest Gump 4. 2 Cellos — Smooth Criminal 5. The Legend of Zelda.


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Brahms chamber music — 21 October 2014

Brahms chamber music — 21 October 2014

Lovers of Romanticism who didn’t have the opportunity to attend the concert of Brahms chamber music during the recent Aardklop Arts Festival, are in luck because the programme will be repeated on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. Three of the performing staff members at the NWU School of Music, Piet Koornhof (violin), Human Coetzee (cello) and Waldo Weyer (piano), will perform Brahms’ Piano Trio no..


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Thulani Mahloko [student]

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Thulani Mahloko [student]

Programme & Year: Diploma in Music, 1st year Hometown: Vereeniging Instrument(s): Voice, percussion and trumpet. Professional ideals: To become a professional singer, conduct an orchestra, and teach music. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. WA Mozart — “Gloria” from Great Mass in C major 2. Ludacris — Gorgia remix 3. James Brown — The Payback 4. Novo Lenio 5. SBP Mnomiya — Madiba Which personal music experiences are most memorable to.


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