Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Albi Odendaal

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Date of appointment: 1 January 2016


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“Twee Musiekte” kleuterproduksie — 19 & 20 Mei 2016

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Dit is weer tyd vir die jaarlikse kleuterproduksie aangebied deur die NWU Skool vir Musiek se tweedejaar Musiekopvoedingstudente. Hierdie jaar se vertoning is getiteld Twee Musiekte en dit is ʼn didaktiese sprokie, oorwegend in Afrikaans, wat kinders bekendstel aan die musiekkonsepte artikulasie en tempo.


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New lecturers for Music Education & Music Theory

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The School of Music is very excited to welcome two new staff members this year. Dr Albi Odendaal has been appointed from 1 January 2016 as researcher and lecturer in Music Education. He hails from the Cape where he completed his BMus and MMus studies at the University of Cape Town. After teaching for five years at Hilton College, he earned his DMus in Music Education at the Sibelius Academy.


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Week 38 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 September 2015

Week 38 @ the Conservatory: 14–20 September 2015

Monday 14 September • Dr Tinus Botha is examining for Unisa the whole week. 18:00 ~ Music Education Week: Multicultural Music Festival. Tuesday 15 September • Ms Eulalia Johnson’s birthday. 12:15 ~ Blues Concert in the Conservatory Hall. 14:00 ~ Music Education Week: MED Talks. 19:30 ~ Truida van der Walt & Friends in the Conservatory Hall. Wednesday 16 September 18:00 ~ Music Education Week: Musical Games Night. Thursday 17.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Sonja Cruywagen [student]

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Programme & Year: PhD in Music Education Hometown: Pretoria Instrument(s): Piano Classical guitar Professional ideals: To finish my doctoral thesis as soon as possible! Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Beethoven — Violin Concerto 2. JS Bach — Toccata & Fugue in d minor performed by Jacques Loussier 3. Shaun Dave with Rita Conolly — Ripples in the rock pools 4. Kathleen Battle — Hush 5. Rebecca Törnqvist — Cuckoo Which.


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The life and times of a music student — a cabaret — 5 May 2015

The life and times of a music student — a cabaret  — 5 May 2015

The final year BMus students in Music Education at the NWU School of Music have to present a cabaret each year as part of the requirements for their major subject. This year’s cabaret, The Conserve Cabaret, depicts through acting and music the life and times of a typical music student in a truly French cabaret style. The production consists of new, original cabaret songs as well as arrangements of popular.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Mignon van Vreden

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Date of appointment: 1 January 2015 Qualifications completed: BMus (2002), Honns BMus cum laude (2003), MMus cum laude (2006) — Stellenbosch University PhD (2014) — North-West University Teaching responsibilities: Music Education Performance interests: Piano Research interests: • Integrating music in preschool teaching • Teaching music without music training to children • Music and the well-being of children Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Antoinette Theron, Ria Smit, Hetta Potgieter, Liesl van.


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New music education lecturer

New music education lecturer

Dr Mignon van Vreden joins the permanent teaching staff of the School of Music in January as the new lecturer in Music Education. She is not an unfamiliar face at the Conservatory as she has been teaching here part-time for the past few years. She completed her undergraduate music studies as well as a Master’s degree at the University of Stellenbosch, and earned a PhD from NWU in September 2014.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Maryke Reichel [student]

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Programme & Year: MMus, 1st year Hometown: Krugersdorp Instrument(s): Piano and Singing Professional ideals: Music education: Toddlers (run my own KiddiBeat franchise); Children (piano, singing, music literacy and musicianship); Adults (piano, singing, musicianship, etc.) Big dream = lecturing. And performing whenever I get the chance, especially new music. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Bach — Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue in d minor, BWV903 2. Chopin — Nocturne, Op. 48 No..


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Ewie Erasmus

Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Ewie Erasmus

Date of appointment: 1 February 2014 Teaching responsibilities: Music Education Performance interests: Piano Research interests: Music Education, Williams syndrome and musical experiences, special needs music education Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Liesl van der Merwe, Daniel Levitin, Ursula Bellugi Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Ed Sheeran — I see fire 2. One Republic — I lived 3. Pentatonix — Run to you 4. Passenger — Riding to New York 5..


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