Three Ensemble Concerts to celebrate Spring — 1 & 2 & 3 September 2015

Three Ensemble Concerts to celebrate Spring — 1 & 2 & 3 September 2015

Since 2011, the NWU School of Music has been presenting 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 again be presented in three separate concerts on consecutive days. The first occasion is on the first day of Spring itself — Tuesday 1 September — at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall with the Big Band,.


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New Music Concerts — 2-4 August 2015

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SUNDAY 2 AUGUST 2015 15:30 ~ Vocal Music Concert Works by Pieter de Villiers • Hannes Taljaard 18:00-19:00 & 20:00-21:30 ~ Workshop / Master Classes Performing New Music for Piano — Mareli Stolp MONDAY 3 AUGUST 2015 13:15 ~ Lunch Hour Concert Pierre Boulez in Focus 17:00-18:00 ~ Workshop Writing for Clarinet — Morné van Heerden • Chris van Rhyn 19:30 ~ Evening Concert with Mareli Stolp (piano) Works by.


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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 — 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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Week 32 @ the Conservatory: 4–10 August 2014

Week 32 @ the Conservatory: 4–10 August 2014

Lots of activities each day due to New Music Week: Monday 4 August • Mr George Fazakas is adjudicating at the Klerksdorp Eisteddfod. • 11:00-13:00, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Conducting workshop (Part 1) by Augusto Arias. • 13:15-13:45, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Lunch hour concert: Music by George Crumb and Mauro Zannoli. • 19:30, Conservatory Hall [New Music Week] Concert with the NWU New Music Ensemble, conducted by.


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New Music Week — 2-8 August 2014

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Following the New Music Week presented by the Odeion School of Music in Bloemfontein during 2013, the NWU School of Music will host another New Music Week at the Conservatory in Potchefstroom during the first week of August. This event is presented in collaboration with the Odeion School of Music (UFS) and the Wits School of Arts, with the support of the SAMRO Foundation. The 27 activities during the New.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Estelle Loubser [alumnus]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Music Education, Piano Performance Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2003-2007 & 2009-2011 Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus, MMus, PGCE, PGDM, ETQA (ETDP-SETA) Accredited assessor Qualifications completed elsewhere: NLP Master Practitioner, TPT™ Practitioner, Evolved NLP Life Coach, Evolved Master Hypnotist Notable professional achievements: • Founded Kleuterklanke & Toddlertunes (Kodaly inspired pre-instrumental music.


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New Music Ensemble lunch hour concert — 27 May 2014

New Music Ensemble lunch hour concert — 27 May 2014

The New Music Ensemble at the NWU School of Music will close the concert series for the first semester with a free lunch hour concert on Tuesday 27 May 2014 at 13:15 in the Pretorius Music Studio at the Conservatory. The New Music Ensemble consists of staff and students from the School of Music and is conducted by its founder, Argentinean Master’s student in composition, Au Arias. The purpose of.


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New Music Ensemble at New Music Indaba

New Music Ensemble at New Music Indaba

After a successful performance at the Odeion School of Music in Bloemfontein earlier this year, the New Music Ensemble at the School of Music was invited to perform at the New Music Indaba in Durban. This bi-annual event is organised by New Music SA to promote contemporary art music in South Africa. The New Music Ensemble had the opportunity to perform for a dedicated audience of contemporary art music composers,.


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