A Joyful Sound — an inspiring music outreach documentary

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 filmed in part at the Conservatory and features many current music students and also alumni. Corné Scheepers of Match Frame Media filmed and produced this documentary, which is.


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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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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 32 @ the Conservatory: 3–9 August 2015

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Monday 3 August • Ms Retha Badenhorst’s birthday. • Mr George Fazakas is adjudicating at arts festivals in Klerksdorp and Vereeniging for the whole week. • Dr Tinus Botha is adjudicating at the Philip Moore Music Competition on Monday and Tuesday. 13:15 ~ Lunch Hour Concert: Pierre Boulez in Focus. 17:00-18:00 ~ Writing for Clarinet Workshop. 19:30 ~ Evening Concert with Mareli Stolp (piano). Tuesday 4 August 12:15 ~ Student.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Leonor van der Merwe [alumna]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Flute, piano, music theory, accompanying. Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2008-2011 Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus. Notable professional achievements: Final flute recital at the NWU School of Music. Current professional position / occupation: Music teacher in Melkbosstrand, Cape Town. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Karl Jenkins — Palladio 2. Karl Jenkins.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr Richter Grimbeek [alumnus]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Piano, singing, saxophone, conducting Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 1992-1996 Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus & BMus Honours Qualifications completed elsewhere: MMus (Choral Conducting) at NMMU Notable professional achievements: • World Youth Choir (1997-2001) • Best conductor award, Prague International Advent Competition (2007) • Most outstanding conductor in South Africa, awarded.


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Week 5 @ the Conservatory: 26 January – 1 February 2015

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Monday 26 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 1 Tuesday 27 January • Mr George Fazakas’s birthday • Dr Chris van Rhyn’s birthday 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 2 10:00-13:00 ~ Curriculum control for senior students, day 1 Wednesday 28 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 3 10:00-13:00 ~ Curriculum control for senior students, day 2 Thursday 29 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging.


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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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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr George Fazakas

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Date of appointment: 1 May 1982 Qualifications completed: UTLM, LTCL, FTCL Teaching responsibilities: Flute & Flute Pedagogy Performance interests: Chamber/ensemble music, orchestral music, South African flute works, Impressionistic music, Minimalistic music, Light Jazz (Claude Bolling), Musique Romantica — 25 years, and Meloduo (flute and harp duo) — 14 years. Research interests: Performance practice in new works and any other flute related music. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? János Fazakas; André.


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Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 21–27 July 2014

Week 30 @ the Conservatory: 21–27 July 2014

Monday 21 June Classes for the second semester start at 07:30. Tuesday 22 June • 12:10 — Student Meeting in Oppibib • Ms Antoinette Olivier & Dr Tinus Botha are presenting a concert at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. Friday 25 June Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand performs in a concert at the North-West Musikon in Klerksdorp. Saturday 26 June Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand and Mr George Fazakas present masterclasses in trumpet and flute,.


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