The annual ensemble concert at the NWU School of Music has been a regular fixture on the concert calendar for five years. This year’s performances have been divided between two concerts — the Autumn Ensemble Concert took place in May, and the Spring Ensemble Concert will now be presented on Tuesday 20 September 2016 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall.
The celebrated Potch Trio, with violinist Piet Koornhof, pianist Tinus Botha, and cellist Human Coetzee, as well as guest artist Alida Bester (double bass), will perform in the annual Dean’s Concert on Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall, Potchefstroom.
Jetty de Vries (organ) and Human Coetzee (cello) will present a concert on Tuesday 26 July 2016 at 19:30 in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark, Aarbei Avenue with co-musicians Piet Koornhof (violin) and the soprano Marguerite van Wyk.
The string lecturers at the NWU School of Music, Prof Piet Koornhof (violin) and Dr Human Coetzee (cello), will be hosting a free symposium for teachers of string instruments on Wednesday 27 April 2016, 09:00-16:00 at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom. The purpose of the symposium is for string teachers to get together and exchange experiences and ideas that could enrich their teaching of violin, viola, cello and double bass. Several.
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,.
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.
Lovers of Romanticism who didn’t have the opportunity to attend the concert of Brahms chamber music during the recent Aardklop Arts Festival, are in luck because the programme will be repeated on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. Three of the performing staff members at the NWU School of Music, Piet Koornhof (violin), Human Coetzee (cello) and Waldo Weyer (piano), will perform Brahms’ Piano Trio no..
It’s Spring recess / Aardklop week. If you’re around, take note of the following performances by School of Music staff and students: Tuesday 7 October • 17:00 — Russian Piano Trios Wednesday 8 October • 10:00 — Brahms Chamber Music
Three performance lecturers and a doctoral piano student from the NWU School of Music will perform in two chamber music concerts during this year’s Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival in Potchefstroom. Piet Koornhof and Human Coetzee will return for the second concert on Wednesday 8 October at 10:00 in the kykNET Conservatory Hall to collaborate with their colleague, Waldo Weyer, in a performance of Brahms’ “Piano Trio no. 3 in.
Three performance lecturers and a doctoral piano student from the NWU School of Music will perform in two chamber music concerts during this year’s Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival in Potchefstroom. The first is an all-Russian programme of three piano trios from the 19th and 20th century on Tuesday 7 October at 17:00 in the kykNET Conservatory Hall. Doctoral piano student, Olga Tsihelashvili, will perform with violinist Piet Koornhof and.