MASARA Research Round-Up — 4th Quarter 2016

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[1] Early Childhood Conference ~ 10-13 October 2016 Dr Mignon van Vreden presented a paper at an international conference titled “Teaching and learning mathematics, sciences, design and technology in the Early Years (0-10 years)” hosted by the Early Childhood Subject Group of the Faculty of Education Sciences of the NWU. The topic of her paper was Music-inspired play to foster scientific literacy in early childhood.   [2] Yvonne-Marié Brand received her DMus!  ~.


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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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Week 19 @ the Conservatory: 9-15 May 2016

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It’s PUKKI Talent Festival week.


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Week 18 @ the Conservatory: 2-8 May 2016

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Two staff birthdays, two evening concerts, a student concert and Open Day.


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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 11 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 March 2016

Week 11 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 March 2016

Tuesday 15 March 19:30 ~ Agnus Dei: Words and Music for Easter in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark Wednesday 16 March • Dr Truida van der Walt will be teaching and performing at the Stellenbosch International Piano Symposium this week. Friday 18 March Lectures close for the Autumn recess. Saturday 19 March 16:00 ~ Ms Antoinette Olivier and Ms Jana Mathee will be part of a group performing the Brahms.


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Agnus Dei: Words and Music for Easter — 15 March 2016

Agnus Dei: Words and Music for Easter — 15 March 2016

A concert programme expressing the spirituality of Easter will be presented on Tuesday 15 March 2016 at 19:30 in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark. The performance consists of excerpts from the Gospels of St Matthew and St Luke, as well as Afrikaans poems by WEG Louw, Jakobus van der Riet, Isak de Villiers, Hans du Plessis, Rosa Smit and Sheila Cussons. It is interspersed with music by Mozart, Bruch, Bizet,.


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Tangos, jazz & golden oldies — 15 September 2015

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The local pianist and lecturer in piano at the NWU School of Music, Truida van der Walt, invited a dozen of her musical friends to perform with her in a concert of lighter fare with a touch of jazz. The concert will be presented in the Conservatory Hall on Tuesday 15 September 2015 at 19:30. The programme includes delightful music for easy listening by the tango master, Astor Piazzolla, selections.


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Week 33 @ the Conservatory: 10–16 August 2015

Week 33 @ the Conservatory: 10–16 August 2015

Monday 10 August • Public holiday. Tuesday 11 August • Friday timetable. 19:30 ~ Brahms Liebeslieder concert in the Conservatory Hall. Thursday 13 August 11:10 ~ Colloquium in Oppibib. Friday 14 August • Dr Truida van der Walt’s birthday. • Ms Antoinette Olivier will adjudicate at the Vereeniging arts festival. Saturday 15 August 09:00-12:00 ~ Postgraduate Open Day


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Brahms Liebeslieder — 11 August 2015

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Love is in the air when staff of the NWU School of Music, joined by colleagues from elsewhere, perform the Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano duet by Johannes Brahms. It is the main work at a concert on Tuesday 11 August at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. The texts of the 18 Liebeslieder come from an eclectic collection of East-European love poems and folk verses which were translated.


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