Practising everywhere

Practising everywhere

by Anri Stenden Prof Piet Koornhof has made numerous trips all across the globe for concerts and recordings, including to Europe, North America, Russia and Singapore. Since travelling takes a lot of time, and airports and train stations never have practice rooms, Prof...
8 years ago — our joyous mural #ThrowbackThursday

8 years ago — our joyous mural #ThrowbackThursday

by Prof Jaco Kruger Visitors to the School of Music are welcomed by a colourful mural in the Conservatory’s courtyard. This mural was commissioned in 2008 as part of a broader programme to renovate the interior of the building. During this time the interior walls were...
MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

We look back on the second quarter and the amazing things we’ve achieved. [ 1 ] Symposia On 26-28 April 2016 we hosted a three-day postgraduate symposium where: (a) Dr Liesl van der Merwe presented an ATLAS.ti training workshop for staff and students from all...
Tangos & jazz arrangements by Potch Trio — 23 August 2016

Tangos & jazz arrangements by Potch Trio — 23 August 2016

The celebrated Potch Trio, with violinist Piet Koornhof, pianist Tinus Botha, and cellist Human Coetzee, as well as guest artist Alida Bester (double bass), will perform in the annual Dean’s Concert on Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall,...
Love’s lost and found — 16 August 2016

Love’s lost and found — 16 August 2016

A local couple will explore facets of love in a song recital entitled Love’s Lost and Found on Tuesday 16 August 2016 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. Dolf Mathee, a baritone and better known in Potchefstroom as a general practitioner, expresses his love and...