Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Albi Odendaal

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Date of appointment: 1 January 2016


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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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11 postgraduate music students complete their studies

11 postgraduate music students complete their studies

It’s official! The following post-graduate music students successfully completed their studies in 2014. Congratulations to all! The degrees will be officially conferred at the graduation ceremony in May. Tammy Aslett MMus (thesis), cum laude “Exploring lived experiences of music listening among rugby players: a hermeneutic phenomenology” Supervisor: Dr Liesl van der Merwe Hattingh Davel MMus (modules & mini-thesis), cum laude “Improvisation through Dalcroze-inspired activities in beginner student jazz ensembles: a.


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Week 4 @ the Conservatory: 19–25 January 2015

Week 4 @ the Conservatory: 19–25 January 2015

Monday 19 January 08:30-16:30 ~ First year students’ orientation and curriculum control Sunday 25 January Ms Hanli Stapela’s DMus performance exam in Pretoria


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Gerrit Jordaan

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Date of appointment: Post-doctoral fellow since 2009 Qualifications completed: BSc, HED, MMus (UP), DMus (NWU) Teaching responsibilities: Organ & Methodology, History of Music Performance interests: Concert organist, accompaniment Research interests: South African organ music, church music, composition Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? • Stephanus Zondagh • Stefans Grové Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Dunstable — Motetten (Hilliard) 2. Masaaki Suzuki— Psalmen (Bach Collegium, Japan) 3. Jan Garbarek & Hilliard Ensemble.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Prof Hannes Taljaard

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Date of appointment: I was appointed as temporary part-time lecturer for the first time in 1997, and in January 2004 as permanent member of staff. Qualifications completed: BMus, Honours BMus, Honours BA (French Literature), MMus (Musicology), DMus (Composition). Teaching responsibilities: It is a long list! Composition, Music Rudiments, Music Theory, postgraduate supervision, and Keyboard Skills. Performance interests: Performing in ensembles that work with dancers — I haven’t done it yet,.


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Doctoral piano concerts — 16 May 2014

Doctoral piano concerts — 16 May 2014

Two of the doctoral performance students at the School of Music will each present a solo piano concert on Friday 16 May 2014 in the Conservatory Hall as part of the requirements for the DMus degree. Mr Waldo Weyer (photo above), piano lecturer at the School of Music, will start at 11:00 with a programme that includes Franz Schubert’s Piano Sonata in B-flat major, D960, the first Scherzo in b.


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Ms Truida Oliver completes her Doctorate in Piano Performance

Ms Truida Oliver completes her Doctorate in Piano Performance

Ms Truida Oliver, senior lecturer in piano, recently completed the final requirements for her doctoral studies at the University of Pretoria and she will consequently receive the DMus degree in April. Her three performance recitals consisted of sonatas for cello and piano with Human Coetzee (cello), an art song recital with Erica Eloff (soprano), and a concert of three piano trios with Zanta Hofmeyr (violin) and Maciej Lacny (cello). She.


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Postgraduate performance exams open to the public

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With the year-end exams that just started at the university, it is now also time for postgraduate performance students to present their concert programmes for examination. These exams are presented as public concerts and anyone is welcome to attend it free of charge. Please be seated at least 5 minutes before the start of each exam. Tuesday 29 October 2013 • 10:00 • Conservatory Hall Waldo Weyer ~ piano (DMus).


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