Many hands make light work, but where Italian pianists Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti are concerned, their four hands also make compellingly beautiful music. This talented young Italian duo, touring South Africa in July, are offering the sparkling programme ‘Fantasy and Imagination’ of works by Mozart, Schubert, Rachmaninov and Samuel Barber. Audiences in the Western and Eastern Cape and in Gauteng can enjoy the unusual experience of a ‘four hands’.
Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can now apply for admission and an audition. APPLICATION GUIDE A special Guide for Application, Selection & Admission on the NWU School of Music & Conservatory website contains full information on all the requirements, procedures and how to apply. INSTRUMENTS OFFERED The School of Music will consider applications for: • vocal.
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.
Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can now apply for admission and an audition.
The NWU School of Music has increased the number of concerts in its official concert series for this year by a third, with 8 concerts that will be presented in Potchefstroom during March, April and May. As usual, it caters for a wide variety of interests and tastes. For the 25th year, Potchpourri! opens the concert series — on Tuesday 8 March — with jazz, cabaret, big band, musicals, PDQ.
The former Director of the NWU School of Music, Prof Karendra Devroop, established a wind ensemble at Die Wilge High School in Potchefstroom in 2012 as part of his South African Music Outreach Project. A beautiful and inspiring documentary of this initiative was filmed in part at the Conservatory and features many current music students and also alumni. Corné Scheepers of Match Frame Media filmed and produced this documentary, which is.
The School of Music is very excited to welcome two new staff members this year. Dr Albi Odendaal has been appointed from 1 January 2016 as researcher and lecturer in Music Education. He hails from the Cape where he completed his BMus and MMus studies at the University of Cape Town. After teaching for five years at Hilton College, he earned his DMus in Music Education at the Sibelius Academy.
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.
The NWU School of Music annually presents about 15 concerts at the Conservatory in its official concert series. This usually includes a wide variety of performances, from solo instruments and singing to chamber music groups and orchestras. The styles range from classical to indigenous music, jazz and popular music. The planning of the concert series for 2016 starts in September of this year already, and performers and agents are therefore.
Congratulations to the following music students who completed their studies in 2014: Diploma in Music • Tieho Mpeisa • Edwin Padosa • Hardus Schutte • Lerato Sebelebele BA Music & Society • Renier Botes • Busisiwe Fihla • Mpho Kgotlagomang • Palesa Malieloa • Thapelo Molise • Nombulelo Notuku • Nthabiseng Pitso • Baby Pule BMus • Kobus Dippenaar • Anrie Hanekom, cum laude • Joy Meyer, cum laude •.