Expect many toddlers in the Conservatory on Thursday and Friday morning!
Programme & Year: BA Music & Society, 3rd year Hometown: Phalaborwa
Prominent South African guitarist, James Grace, will present a solo guitar recital entitled From Spain to Cuba at the Conservatory Hall in Potchefstroom on Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 19:30. He will perform works by Sardinha, Mangoré, Brouwer, Rodrigo, Sor and Albeniz.
The NWU School of Music has increased the number of concerts in its official concert series for this year by a third, with 8 concerts that will be presented in Potchefstroom during March, April and May. As usual, it caters for a wide variety of interests and tastes. For the 25th year, Potchpourri! opens the concert series — on Tuesday 8 March — with jazz, cabaret, big band, musicals, PDQ.
Date of appointment: 1 January 1995 Qualifications completed: PhD Teaching responsibilities: Musicology Performance interests: Classical guitar and African marimba. Research interests: Music as culture. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Gerard Kubik, Andrew Tracey, Deirdre Hansen. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Quadro Nuevo 2. Beethoven 3. Habib Koite 4. Diane Krall 5. Katie Melua Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you? • Standing in a circle of Venda tshikona.
Congratulations to the following prospective music students who have been provisionally* selected for admission to undergraduate music study at the NWU School of Music in 2015. (* Final admission is dependent on Matric results.) Brass: • S’bongumusa Karl Majola (tuba) • Tshepo Mamaila (trumpet) • Cheslin-Lee Pedro (trumpet) • Nkosana Albert Radebe (tuba) • Matimo Rikhoto (trombone) • Wandile Saula (tuba) • Nomahlabi Sindi (trombone) • Andries Tshepo Tautshwane (tuba).