Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

In the penultimate concert of the NWU School of Music’s 2015 concert series, the Conservatory Choir and vocal soloists, under the direction of Santisa Viljoen, will present extracts from four well-known operas. The majority comes from Mozart’s popular The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro, with further arias, ensembles and choral works from Franz Léhar’s entertaining The Merry Widow, and Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin. Jana Mathee provides.


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Week 40 @ the Conservatory: 28 September – 4 October 2015

Week 40 @ the Conservatory: 28 September – 4 October 2015

Monday 28 September • Dr Tinus Botha is adjudicating at the SAMRO Hubert van der Spuy National Music Competition this week. • Prof Piet Koornhof is travelling to Singapore for a CD recording with pianist Thomas Hecht at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory. • Dr Alvin Petersen is attending the 1st Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on African Musics in Durban this week. Tuesday 29 September 12:15 ~ Student.


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Week 39 @ the Conservatory: 21–27 September 2015

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Tuesday 22 September 12:15 ~ Student Concert in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 23 September • THURSDAY timetable. • Prof Daleen Kruger is attending the Unisa Organ Symposium and SAKOV Annual General Meeting in Pretoria until Sunday. 13:00 ~ Performance by Sydwell Sithole in the Amphitheatre. 20:00 ~ Mr Justin Sasman is performing with Kahn Morbee and The Parolotones at the Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City. Thursday 24 September • Heritage.


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Week 38 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 September 2015

Week 38 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 September 2015

Monday 14 September • Dr Tinus Botha is examining for Unisa the whole week. 18:00 ~ Music Education Week: Multicultural Music Festival. Tuesday 15 September • Ms Eulalia Johnson’s birthday. 12:15 ~ Blues Concert in the Conservatory Hall. 14:00 ~ Music Education Week: MED Talks. 19:30 ~ Truida van der Walt & Friends in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 16 September 18:00 ~ Music Education Week: Musical Games Night. Thursday 17.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Janelize van der Merwe [alumna]

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Janelize van der Merwe [alumna]

Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Bassoon / Music Education. Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2007-2010 / 2012-2014. Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus and MMus (musicology). Notable professional achievements: Receiving a Doctoral Fellowship from NYU. Current professional position / occupation: Doctoral Fellow at the Steinhardt School, New York University. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Jon Batiste and.


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Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 7–13 September 2015

Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 7–13 September 2015

Not as many events due to the assessment week. Keep studying! Monday 7 September • Prof Hannes Taljaard departed for Europe over the weekend. He will be visiting Sweden and Norway for the next month as part of our international exchange agreements. Tuesday 8 September • Dr Alvin Petersen’s birthday. Thursday 10 September • Dr Mignon van Vreden’s birthday. 11:15-13:00 ~ Colloquium in Oppibib. Saturday 12 September • End of.


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Tangos, jazz & golden oldies — 15 September 2015

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The local pianist and lecturer in piano at the NWU School of Music, Truida van der Walt, invited a dozen of her musical friends to perform with her in a concert of lighter fare with a touch of jazz. The concert will be presented in the Conservatory Hall on Tuesday 15 September 2015 at 19:30. The programme includes delightful music for easy listening by the tango master, Astor Piazzolla, selections.


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