Umculo workshops and master classes — 4-22 April 2016

Umculo workshops and master classes — 4-22 April 2016

The School of Music and NWU Choir Academy®, in collaboration with PUK Arts, will be hosting representatives from Umculo for the next few weeks. Umculo provides “performance and education initiatives and makes international expertise available to a broad network of South African participants and raises international awareness about the creative potential of South Africa’s talent”. Kobie van Rensburg, a renowned South African tenor who currently lives and works in Berlin,.


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Experiencing the 13th Unisa International Piano Competition — Christelle Engelbrecht’s point of view

http://nwumusic.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/12642837_1111182748892947_8112036283547487250_n-150x150.jpghttp://nwumusic.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/12642837_1111182748892947_8112036283547487250_n-150x150.jpghttp://nwumusic.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/12642837_1111182748892947_8112036283547487250_n-150x150.jpgExperiencing the 13th Unisa International Piano Competition — Christelle Engelbrecht’s point of view

as told to Anri Stenden Christelle Engelbrecht, a third year piano student at our School of Music, also attended the UNISA International Piano Competition and had some great stories to share from her own experiences: “For the first time in the history of piano competitions, a jazz competition ran parallel to a Classical competition and I was lucky enough to be there. I really wish that every Conservatory student could.


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Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 28 July — 3 August 2014

Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 28 July — 3 August 2014

Monday 28 July • Dr Truida van der Walt is adjudicating at the Philip Moore Music Competition at Jeppe High School for Girls from Monday to Wednesday. • Ms Yvonne-Marié Brand is presenting master classes at Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre from Monday to Wednesday. Tuesday 29 July • 12:10 — Student Assembly in Oppibib • 19:30 — Piano Recital by Robert Auler in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 30 July 10:00.


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Week 22 @ the Conservatory: 26 May – 1 June 2014

Week 22 @ the Conservatory: 26 May – 1 June 2014

Monday 26 May • Piano master classes by Antonio Pompa-Baldi from 10:00-13:00 in the Conservatory Hall. Tuesday 27 May • Student Concert at 12:10 in the Conservatory Hall. • New Music Ensemble lunch hour concert at 13:15 in the Pretorius Music Studio. Free entry. Wednesday 28 May • Musikhane at 14:00 Thursday 29 May • Colloquium at 11:15 in Oppibib. Friday 30 May • Royal Schools practical exams from 11:00-17:00.


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Week 21 @ the Conservatory: 19–25 May 2014

Week 21 @ the Conservatory: 19–25 May 2014

Monday 19 May • 09:15-09:45 — Harmonic Brass Munich performance at Die Wilge • 10:00-12:00 — Master classes by Harmonic Brass Munich: Trumpets — Conservatory Hall & Studio 123 French horns — Room 119 Trombones — Pretorius Music Studio Tubas & Quintet — Organ Hall Tuesday 20 May • Student Concert at 12:10 in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 21 May • ATKV Muziq & Muziqanto auditions in the Pretorius Music.


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Week 10 @ the Conservatory: 3-9 March 2014

Week 10 @ the Conservatory: 3-9 March 2014

Tuesday 4 March • Student Assembly at 12:10-13:00 in Oppibib: The Juilliard School — A PBS American Masters Documentary. • Charl du Plessis Ten Chairs Tour concert at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 5 March • Distinguished Professor of Voice at Southern Methodist University, Barbara Hill Moore, will be visiting the School of Music for master classes from 11:10-13:00 in the Conservatory Hall and it is open to the.


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