Final preparation for music exams & String Teaching Symposium — 7 & 8 August 2015

Final preparation for music exams & String Teaching Symposium — 7 & 8 August 2015

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 NWU School of Music will be available at the.


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Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 27 July — 2 August 2015

Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 27 July — 2 August 2015

Monday 27 July Dr Waldo Weyer is adjudicating at the Philip H. Moore Music Competition from Monday to Wednesday. Tuesday 28 July 12:15 ~ Student Assembly in Oppibib. Friday 31 July 19:30 ~ Totius: Die rus is elders in the Conservatory Hall.


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Brahms Liebeslieder — 11 August 2015

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Love is in the air when staff of the NWU School of Music, joined by colleagues from elsewhere, perform the Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano duet by Johannes Brahms. It is the main work at a concert on Tuesday 11 August at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. The texts of the 18 Liebeslieder come from an eclectic collection of East-European love poems and folk verses which were translated.


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New Music Concerts — 2-4 August 2015

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SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015 15:30 ~ Vocal Music Concert Works by Pieter de Villiers • Hannes Taljaard 18:00-19:00 & 20:00-21:30 ~ Workshop / Master Classes Performing New Music for Piano — Mareli Stolp MONDAY 3 AUGUST 2015 13:15 ~ Lunch Hour Concert Pierre Boulez in Focus 17:00-18:00 ~ Workshop Writing for Clarinet — Morné van Heerden • Chris van Rhyn 19:30 ~ Evening Concert with Mareli Stolp (piano) Works by.


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Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 20-26 July 2015

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Monday 20 July Dr Truida van der Walt is adjudicating the arts festival in Tzaneen this week. Tuesday 21 July 12:15 ~ Student Assembly in Oppibib. Thursday 23 July Prof Daleen Kruger departs for Cambridge, UK where she will attend the study conference of the International Fellowship for Research in Hymnology from 26 July to 1 August. Friday 24 July • Dr Chris van Rhyn will attend the New Music.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Carika du Preez [alumna]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Piano / Music and Maths Education. Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2004-2008. Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BAMus, PGCE, Honours BAMus. Qualifications completed elsewhere: Department of Education CAPS training. Notable professional achievements: 100% pass rate and about 80 distinctions of four Matric groups in Mathematical Literacy Grade 12. Current professional position /.


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Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Monday 13 July • Start of lectures for the second semester. • Dr Santisa Viljoen is attending the HELTASA Teaching at University Fellowship session in Pretoria until Thursday. Tuesday 14 July 12:15 ~ Student Meeting in Oppibib. Thursday 16 July • Dr Waldo Weyer’s birthday. • Dr Alvin Petersen is attending and presenting a paper at the World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music in Astana, Kazakhstan until.


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Battle of the Saxes — 26 July 2015

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Although the saxophone was invented in the 1840s, well before the origin of jazz music, it is predominantly associated with jazz, either as a solo instrument or in big bands. On the other hand, it has been quite popular with classical composers since the start of the 20th century and is featured in numerous works for orchestra, chamber ensemble or solo saxophone. Both classical and jazz styles will be featured.


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Applications & auditions for music study at NWU in 2016

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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 14 August 2015. Contact the NWU Admissions Office at tel. (018) 299-2642 / e-mail for an application form and further information about the required documents and application fee, or visit the website for prospective students. INSTRUMENTS OFFERED The School of.


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