MASARA Research Round-Up — 3rd Quarter 2016

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When we look back on our achievements of the third quarter it feels like a dream come true!


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MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

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We look back on the second quarter and the amazing things we’ve achieved.


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MASARA Research Round-Up — 1st Quarter 2016

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Research is an important part of the School of Music’s activities and outputs. The MASARA research niche area (Musical Arts in South Africa: Resources and Applications) under the leadership of Dr Liesl van der Merwe, achieved the following during the course of the first quarter of this year:   [ 1 ] Increase in postgraduate supervisors The number of staff members providing study guidance to postgraduate students has more than.


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Week 10 @ the Conservatory: 7–13 March 2016

Week 10 @ the Conservatory: 7–13 March 2016

Monday 7 March Dr Pekka Toivanen from the University of Jyväskylä is visiting us for the day. 14:00-16:00 ~ Dr Mignon van Vreden, Dr Albi Odendaal and Dr Alvin Petersen will be presenting music and movement classes in Oppibib to learners from the SETH Academy at Ferdinand Postma High School. Tuesday 8 March 19:30 ~ It’s a Potchpourri! World in the Conservatory Hall Thursday 10 March 11:10-13:00 ~ Colloquium in.


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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 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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Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Monday 13 July • Start of lectures for the second semester. • Dr Santisa Viljoen is attending the HELTASA Teaching at University Fellowship session in Pretoria until Thursday. Tuesday 14 July 12:15 ~ Student Meeting in Oppibib. Thursday 16 July • Dr Waldo Weyer’s birthday. • Dr Alvin Petersen is attending and presenting a paper at the World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music in Astana, Kazakhstan until.


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Week 40 @ the Conservatory: 29 September – 5 October 2014

Week 40 @ the Conservatory: 29 September – 5 October 2014

The assessment week continues (until Saturday), so there aren’t many other activities at the Conservatory. Wednesday 1 October • Dr Alvin Petersen and Dr Chris van Rhyn will attend a two-day workshop on blended learning. Saturday 4 October • Dr Chris van Rhyn departs for Poland to attend the ISCM World Music Days in Wroclaw. • Assessment week ends and Spring/Aardklop recess starts (until 12 October).


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Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 8–14 September 2014

Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 8–14 September 2014

Monday 8 September • Dr Alvin Petersen’s birthday. Tuesday 9 September • Prof Hannes Taljaard departs on an exchange visit to the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He will also make official trips to the Netherlands and Belgium before returning on 12 October. • 12:10-13:00 — Blues Concert in the Conservatory Hall. • 18:00 — LetWel dine at Roots. • 18:00 — Potchestroom Gimnasium Music Centre prestige evening in.


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Week 32 @ the Conservatory: 4–10 August 2014

Week 32 @ the Conservatory: 4–10 August 2014

Lots of activities each day due to New Music Week: Monday 4 August • Mr George Fazakas is adjudicating at the Klerksdorp Eisteddfod. • 11:00-13:00, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Conducting workshop (Part 1) by Augusto Arias. • 13:15-13:45, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Lunch hour concert: Music by George Crumb and Mauro Zannoli. • 19:30, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Concert with the NWU New Music Ensemble, conducted by.


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