Programme & Year:
BA Music & Society, 3rd year

Hometown:
Welkom

Instrument(s):
Voice (countertenor)

Professional ideals:
To be a professional black countertenor and a voice teacher.

Top 5 must-hear music:
1. Well-Tempered Klavier — JS Bach
2. Canon in D major — J Pachelbel
3. Lute Songs — J Dowland
4. Throne Room — Cece Winans
5. Songversation — India Arie

Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you?
Winning mezzo section in SACMA competition in two consecutive years.

Top 5 must-read books:
1. Bible
2. Crime and Punishment
3. Any BBC Music Magazine
4. A basic countertenor method
5. Universoul Reflections by P Mutanda

Favourite quote(s):
“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts — such is the duty of the artist.” — Robert Schumann

Top 5 must-see movies:
1. 50 Shades of Grey
2. Secrets of the Lazarus Club
3. Mr God: This is Anna
4. Noah
5. John Wick

Which television shows can you watch over and over again?
Revenge series.

Favourite food:
Any African cuisine, and any food that has cheese.

Favourite drink(s):
Mojito.

How do you relax?
Bonding with my family with a good movie and food.

Which places would you still like to visit?
Institute for Alte Muzik in Germany, Venice, and our local seven wonders.

What is the ringtone on your cell phone?
Nombuso Ndlandla singing Dvorak lied.

What is your favourite moment of the day/week/year at the Conservatory?
Working and learning a lot from different artists as backstage manager, and to work with professional singers in masterclasses.