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 — 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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Week 4 @ the Conservatory: 25-31 January 2016

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Monday 25 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course for all first year students in Oppibib 10:00-13:00 (DM/BA) & 14:00-17:00 (BMus) ~ Curriculum control and registration for senior students (see notice below) Tuesday 26 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course for all first year students in Oppibib 10:00-13:00 (DM/BA) & 14:00-17:00 (BMus) ~ Curriculum control and registration for senior students (see notice below) Wednesday 27 January Birthday of Mr.


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Week 3 @ the Conservatory: 18-24 January 2016

Week 3 @ the Conservatory: 18-24 January 2016

The main activity for this week is the first years’ orientation and registration on Monday. Monday 18 January 09:00-11:00 ~ First years: Knowing Me, Knowing You 11:00-13:00 ~ First years: Orientation 14:00-16:00 ~ First years: Curriculum control and registration 16:00-16:30 ~ First years: Introduction to the music library Dr Santisa Viljoen is attending the Teaching at Universities Fellowship meeting in Cape Town this week. Tuesday 19 January Dr Chris van.


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Week 2 @ the Conservatory: 11-17 January 2016

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All the staff are back from Monday to prepare for the start of lectures on 1 February. Postgraduate students are also starting their academic year early. Monday 11 January 09:00-16:00 ~ Postgraduate Symposium, Day 1 in Oppibib Tuesday 12 January 09:00-16:00 ~ Postgraduate Symposium, Day 2 in Oppibib Wednesday 13 January Ms Antoinette Olivier’s birthday Thursday 14 January 09:00-16:00 ~ MASARA strategic planning in Oppibib


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New Music Concerts — 2-4 August 2015

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SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015 15:30 ~ Vocal Music Concert Works by Pieter de Villiers • Hannes Taljaard 18:00-19:00 & 20:00-21:30 ~ Workshop / Master Classes Performing New Music for Piano — Mareli Stolp MONDAY 3 AUGUST 2015 13:15 ~ Lunch Hour Concert Pierre Boulez in Focus 17:00-18:00 ~ Workshop Writing for Clarinet — Morné van Heerden • Chris van Rhyn 19:30 ~ Evening Concert with Mareli Stolp (piano) Works by.


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Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 20-26 July 2015

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Monday 20 July Dr Truida van der Walt is adjudicating the arts festival in Tzaneen this week. Tuesday 21 July 12:15 ~ Student Assembly in Oppibib. Thursday 23 July Prof Daleen Kruger departs for Cambridge, UK where she will attend the study conference of the International Fellowship for Research in Hymnology from 26 July to 1 August. Friday 24 July • Dr Chris van Rhyn will attend the New Music.


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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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Paper and performance at Harvard

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Dr Chris van Rhyn recently attended the third instalment of the Hearing Landscape Critically series of conferences, which was held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 14 to 16 January 2015. The aim of this project is “to transform our sense of sound in landscape, and to document, investigate, and provoke critical encounters between the social and acoustic agents involved in the formations of landscape” (from hearinglandscapecritically.net). Dr van.


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