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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Love’s lost and found — 16 August 2016

Love’s lost and found — 16 August 2016

A local couple will explore facets of love in a song recital entitled Love’s Lost and Found on Tuesday 16 August 2016 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall.


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Week 16 @ the Conservatory: 18–24 April 2016

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Monday 18 April • Start of assessment week: timetable. • Dr Albi Odendaal is still on a research trip to Australia this week. Tuesday 19 April 19:30 ~ Papilio concert in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 20 April 10:30-12:00 ~ The Vice-Rectors for Teaching-Learning and Research are paying a visit to the staff of the School of Music. Thursday 21 April 11:10 ~ Research Committee meeting in Oppibib. Friday 22 April.


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Week 11 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 March 2016

Week 11 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 March 2016

Tuesday 15 March 19:30 ~ Agnus Dei: Words and Music for Easter in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark Wednesday 16 March • Dr Truida van der Walt will be teaching and performing at the Stellenbosch International Piano Symposium this week. Friday 18 March Lectures close for the Autumn recess. Saturday 19 March 16:00 ~ Ms Antoinette Olivier and Ms Jana Mathee will be part of a group performing the Brahms.


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It’s a Potchpourri! World — 8 March 2016

It’s a Potchpourri! World — 8 March 2016

For the 25th year, Potchpourri! opens the annual concert series at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom. Staff and students of the NWU School of Music, with the collaboration of a few guest artists, have compiled a varied and exciting programme which contains hummable melodies, toe-tapping rhythms, and a large helping of humour. There will be performances by the Bandura Express Marimba Ensemble; the Brass Quintet; the Potch Trio; a flute &.


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Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

In the penultimate concert of the NWU School of Music’s 2015 concert series, the Conservatory Choir and vocal soloists, under the direction of Santisa Viljoen, will present extracts from four well-known operas. The majority comes from Mozart’s popular The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro, with further arias, ensembles and choral works from Franz Léhar’s entertaining The Merry Widow, and Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin. Jana Mathee provides.


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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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Brahms Liebeslieder — 11 August 2015

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Love is in the air when staff of the NWU School of Music, joined by colleagues from elsewhere, perform the Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano duet by Johannes Brahms. It is the main work at a concert on Tuesday 11 August at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. The texts of the 18 Liebeslieder come from an eclectic collection of East-European love poems and folk verses which were translated.


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Only Romantic! — 19 May 2015

Only Romantic! — 19 May 2015

The Conservatory Choir at the NWU School of Music will present a concert of Romantic vocal music on Tuesday 19 May 2015 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. The choir is conducted by Santisa Viljoen and the accompanists are Daleen Grobler, Jana Mathee, Truida van der Walt and Jetty van Rensburg. The programme includes songs and ensembles (duets and quartets) by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Richard Strauss, and concludes.


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Week 17 @ the Conservatory: 20–26 April 2015

Week 17 @ the Conservatory: 20–26 April 2015

Three staff birthdays for this week, and lots of assessments, of course! Monday 20 April Start of assessment week. Wednesday 22 April Ms Jana Mathee’s birthday. Dr Liesl van der Merwe’s birthday. Thursday 23 April Prof Daleen Kruger’s birthday.


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