MASARA Research Round-Up — 4th Quarter 2016

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[1] Early Childhood Conference ~ 10-13 October 2016 Dr Mignon van Vreden presented a paper at an international conference titled “Teaching and learning mathematics, sciences, design and technology in the Early Years (0-10 years)” hosted by the Early Childhood Subject Group of the Faculty of Education Sciences of the NWU. The topic of her paper was Music-inspired play to foster scientific literacy in early childhood.   [2] Yvonne-Marié Brand received her DMus!  ~.


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MASARA Research Round-Up — 3rd Quarter 2016

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When we look back on our achievements of the third quarter it feels like a dream come true!


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MASARA Research Round-Up — 2nd Quarter 2016

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We look back on the second quarter and the amazing things we’ve achieved.


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MASARA Research Round-Up — 1st Quarter 2016

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Research is an important part of the School of Music’s activities and outputs. The MASARA research niche area (Musical Arts in South Africa: Resources and Applications) under the leadership of Dr Liesl van der Merwe, achieved the following during the course of the first quarter of this year:   [ 1 ] Increase in postgraduate supervisors The number of staff members providing study guidance to postgraduate students has more than.


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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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Week 3 @ the Conservatory: 18-24 January 2016

Week 3 @ the Conservatory: 18-24 January 2016

The main activity for this week is the first years’ orientation and registration on Monday. Monday 18 January 09:00-11:00 ~ First years: Knowing Me, Knowing You 11:00-13:00 ~ First years: Orientation 14:00-16:00 ~ First years: Curriculum control and registration 16:00-16:30 ~ First years: Introduction to the music library Dr Santisa Viljoen is attending the Teaching at Universities Fellowship meeting in Cape Town this week. Tuesday 19 January Dr Chris van.


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Week 2 @ the Conservatory: 11-17 January 2016

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All the staff are back from Monday to prepare for the start of lectures on 1 February. Postgraduate students are also starting their academic year early. Monday 11 January 09:00-16:00 ~ Postgraduate Symposium, Day 1 in Oppibib Tuesday 12 January 09:00-16:00 ~ Postgraduate Symposium, Day 2 in Oppibib Wednesday 13 January Ms Antoinette Olivier’s birthday Thursday 14 January 09:00-16:00 ~ MASARA strategic planning in Oppibib


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Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

Operatic extracts for choir and soloists — 15 October 2015

In the penultimate concert of the NWU School of Music’s 2015 concert series, the Conservatory Choir and vocal soloists, under the direction of Santisa Viljoen, will present extracts from four well-known operas. The majority comes from Mozart’s popular The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro, with further arias, ensembles and choral works from Franz Léhar’s entertaining The Merry Widow, and Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin. Jana Mathee provides.


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Week 34 @ the Conservatory: 17–23 August 2015

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Tuesday 18 August • Dr Santisa Viljoen is adjudicating at the Diamantkoorfees in Kimberley until Friday. 12:10 ~ Student Assembly in Oppibib. Saturday 22 August 08:30 ~ Auditions and Placement Tests for Admission to music study in 2016. Sunday 23 August 15:00 ~ NWU PUK Symphony Orchestra concert in the Conservatory Hall.


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Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Week 29 @ the Conservatory: 13-19 July 2015

Monday 13 July • Start of lectures for the second semester. • Dr Santisa Viljoen is attending the HELTASA Teaching at University Fellowship session in Pretoria until Thursday. Tuesday 14 July 12:15 ~ Student Meeting in Oppibib. Thursday 16 July • Dr Waldo Weyer’s birthday. • Dr Alvin Petersen is attending and presenting a paper at the World Conference of the International Council for Traditional Music in Astana, Kazakhstan until.


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