Date of appointment: 1 February 2016
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.
Monday 25 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course for all first year students in Oppibib 10:00-13:00 (DM/BA) & 14:00-17:00 (BMus) ~ Curriculum control and registration for senior students (see notice below) Tuesday 26 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course for all first year students in Oppibib 10:00-13:00 (DM/BA) & 14:00-17:00 (BMus) ~ Curriculum control and registration for senior students (see notice below) Wednesday 27 January Birthday of Mr.
Monday 26 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 1 Tuesday 27 January • Mr George Fazakas’s birthday • Dr Chris van Rhyn’s birthday 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 2 10:00-13:00 ~ Curriculum control for senior students, day 1 Wednesday 28 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging course, day 3 10:00-13:00 ~ Curriculum control for senior students, day 2 Thursday 29 January 08:00-13:00 ~ Music theory bridging.
Date of appointment: I was appointed as temporary part-time lecturer for the first time in 1997, and in January 2004 as permanent member of staff. Qualifications completed: BMus, Honours BMus, Honours BA (French Literature), MMus (Musicology), DMus (Composition). Teaching responsibilities: It is a long list! Composition, Music Rudiments, Music Theory, postgraduate supervision, and Keyboard Skills. Performance interests: Performing in ensembles that work with dancers — I haven’t done it yet,.
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..
Curriculum & Year: BMus, 4th year Instrument(s): Piano and Composition Professional ideals: To become a Music Theory lecturer or composer-in-residence at a university. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Mahler — Symphony No. 6 2. Beethoven — Piano Sonata, Op. 28 3. Webern — Fünf Sätze für Streichquartet, Op. 5 4. Smetana — Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 15 5. Mumford and Sons Which personal music experiences are most memorable to.
Date of appointment: 1 July 2007 Teaching responsibilities: Music Theory & Keyboard Skills Research interests: The therapeutic use of music Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Prof Bertha Spies Top 2 must-hear music: 1. Queen 2. Kelly Clarkson Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you? 1. The first time my father took me to the State Theatre in Pretoria — I was 12 years old and it was a.
Date of appointment: 1 January 2014 Teaching responsibilities: Music Theory, Music Technology, Postgraduate supervision Performance interests: I studied the piano and saxophone at university, and subsequently had a few years of voice training. (I’ve sung in choirs most of my life.) Research interests: My research is currently focused on art music composition in Africa (analysis and critical theory), and the South African-born British composer Priaulx Rainier. Who are/were your professional.
Since the beginning of the year, two new permanent staff members have been appointed at the School of Music. Dr Chris van Rhyn (photo above) joined the School of Music in January as lecturer in Music Theory and Music Technology, fresh after completing his PhD at the University of Stellenbosch. His doctoral thesis dealt with the art song by Nigerian, Ghanian, Egyptian and South African composers. He is a composer.