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Events

Symphonic Winds & Big Band Jazz — 6 September 2016

On Tuesday 6 September 2016 at 19:30 two very different yet closely related musical idioms will share the stage of the Conservatory Hall: the Wind Ensemble conducted by André Oosthuizen, and the Big Band led by Justin Sasman. Audience members will be treated to the...

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Erik Satie’s Vexations, 25 years later #ThrowbackThursday

In 1991, the then chairperson of the student Music Society at the Conservatory, Mr Jaco van der Merwe, organised a week-long music festival celebrating the work of the eccentric French composer, Erik Satie. The festival culminated in an 18-hour-long performance on the...

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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,...

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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 skill...

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ATKV Muziq final rounds — 22 & 23 July 2016

The NWU School of Music is proud to be the host of the second and final rounds of this year's ATKV Muziq classical music competition for young adult instrumentalists. Both rounds will take place at the Conservatory Hall in Potchefstroom on Friday 22 and Saturday 23...

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Organ & Cello + Violin and Soprano — 26 July 2016

Jetty de Vries (organ) and Human Coetzee (cello) will present a concert on Tuesday 26 July 2016 at 19:30 in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark, Aarbei Avenue with co-musicians Piet Koornhof (violin) and the soprano Marguerite van Wyk. The programme is mainly...

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Variety of concerts for July–October

Just as in the first half of the year, 8 concerts will be presented during July-October in the NWU School of Music's official concert series in Potchefstroom. Once again, it is characterized by a lot of variety. Organ and cello is always a popular combination with...

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PUKKI Talent Festival: Classical — 11 May 2016

As part of the PUKKI Talent Festival — an annual, week-long celebration of performing and visual arts presented by PUK Arts on the NWU Potchefstroom Campus — the Classical music section will be presented in an exclusive concert on Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 18:30 in the...

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From Spain to Cuba with James Grace ~ guitar — 17 May 2016

Prominent South African guitarist, James Grace, will present a solo guitar recital entitled From Spain to Cuba at the Conservatory Hall in Potchefstroom on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 19:30. He will perform works by Sardinha, Mangoré, Brouwer, Rodrigo, Sor and Albeniz. He...

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“Twee Musiekte” kleuterproduksie — 19 & 20 Mei 2016

Dit is weer tyd vir die jaarlikse kleuterproduksie aangebied deur die NWU Skool vir Musiek se tweedejaar Musiekopvoedingstudente. Hierdie jaar se vertoning is getiteld Twee Musiekte en dit is ʼn didaktiese sprokie, oorwegend in Afrikaans, wat kinders bekendstel aan die...

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