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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...

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A Joyful Sound — an inspiring music outreach documentary

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...

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New lecturers for Music Education & Music Theory

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...

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Applications & auditions for music study at NWU in 2016

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 /...

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Proposals for 2016 concert series

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...

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Music students completing their studies in 2014

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...

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Prospective students selected for music study in 2015

Congratulations to the following prospective music students who have been provisionally* selected for admission to undergraduate music study at the NWU School of Music in 2015. (* Final admission is dependent on Matric results.) Brass: • S’bongumusa Karl Majola (tuba)...

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Applications & auditions for music study at NWU

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 15 August 2014. Contact the NWU Admissions Office at tel. (018) 299-2642 for...

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