Free lunch hour jazz concert — 23 October 2014

Free lunch hour jazz concert — 23 October 2014

Three of the jazz ensembles at the NWU School of Music will present a free lunch hour concert on Thursday 23 October 2014 at 13:10 in the Conservatory Hall. The ensembles consist of 6-7 players each and are directed by Hattingh Davel, a Masters student at the School of Music. Each of the ensembles will perform a set of three pieces, including jazz standards such as Song for my father,.


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Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 8–14 September 2014

Week 37 @ the Conservatory: 8–14 September 2014

Monday 8 September • Dr Alvin Petersen’s birthday. Tuesday 9 September • Prof Hannes Taljaard departs on an exchange visit to the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He will also make official trips to the Netherlands and Belgium before returning on 12 October. • 12:10-13:00 — Blues Concert in the Conservatory Hall. • 18:00 — LetWel dine at Roots. • 18:00 — Potchestroom Gimnasium Music Centre prestige evening in.


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Spring Ensemble performances now in three concerts — 11, 14 & 16 September 2014

Spring Ensemble performances now in three concerts — 11, 14 & 16 September 2014

Since 2011, the NWU School of Music has presented annual concerts featuring all the student ensemble groups at the Conservatory. Due to the number and size of these ensembles, this year’s performances will be presented in three separate concerts over six days. • The first occasion is a free lunch hour concert on Thursday 11 September at 13:10-14:00 in the Amphitheatre on the Potchefstroom campus. It will feature the marimba.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr Hattingh Davel

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Mr Hattingh Davel

Date of appointment: January 2014 Teaching responsibilities: Music Education, Director of Jazz Ensembles Performance interests: Piano, guitar, jazz, pop, classical, early music — anything Research interests: Jazz Education, Music Education, African Music, Dalcroze Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Ove Lundin, Noel Stockton, Roland Moses, Eva Wedin, Incca Rasmusson, Ing-Marie Lindberg-Thörnberg, Dr Liesl van der Merwe, Prof Hannes Taljaard, Prof Hetta Potgieter Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Chick Corea 2. Avishai.


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