APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES AT NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY NOW OPEN

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Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can now apply for admission and an audition. APPLICATION GUIDE A special Guide for Application, Selection & Admission on the NWU School of Music & Conservatory website contains full information on all the requirements, procedures and how to apply. INSTRUMENTS OFFERED The School of Music will consider applications for: • vocal.


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Recording at the Singapore Conservatory

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by Anri Stenden Did you know that the Singapore Conservatory, with its impressive all-glass frontage (see photo below), 80 sound-proof (and temperature controlled) practice studios, and a 600-seater concert hall, also boasts one of the largest recording studios in Asia?


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Practising everywhere

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by Anri Stenden Prof Piet Koornhof has made numerous trips all across the globe for concerts and recordings, including to Europe, North America, Russia and Singapore. Since travelling takes a lot of time, and airports and train stations never have practice rooms, Prof Piet has had to rehearse his repertoire in some very interesting places.


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Organ & Cello + Violin and Soprano — 26 July 2016

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Jetty de Vries (organ) and Human Coetzee (cello) will present a concert on Tuesday 26 July 2016 at 19:30 in the Dutch Reformed Church Miederpark, Aarbei Avenue with co-musicians Piet Koornhof (violin) and the soprano Marguerite van Wyk.


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Applications now open for music study at North-West University in 2017

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Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can now apply for admission and an audition.


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Ms Katrien Klopper (née Jooste) [alumna]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Violin, Piano. Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: 2000-2003. Qualifications completed at the NWU / PU for CHE: BMus. Notable professional achievements: As a member of different ensembles I have played at numerous corporate events including Classic FM soiree 2006, Bidvest, SAPPI, BarloWorld and Volkswagen. I have played at several arts festivals including Grahamstown, KKNK and Aardklop..


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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Pierre & Sophia van der Westhuizen [alumni]

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For the first time we have a Knowing Me, Knowing You alumni double-header — Pierre van der Westhuizen and Sophia Grobler met as fellow music students at the School of Music, marrying later and making their careers in the USA. Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Pierre:   Piano Sophia:   Piano and violin Period of study at the NWU School of Music / PU for CHE Department of Music: Both:   1997-2000. Qualifications completed at.


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Soul-stirring and mesmerizing Baltic and Georgian music — 12 May 2015

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Violinist Piet Koornhof, known for championing neglected chamber music and for imaginative concert programming, will soon be presenting an unusual programme of mostly Baltic music for violin and piano, and for solo piano, together with illustrious American pianist, Thomas Hecht. They will perform this programme on 7 May in Bloemfontein, and also on Tuesday 12 May 2015 at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall, Potchefstroom. Baltic composers Arvo Pärt, Peteris Vasks.


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Farvel, Carli!

Farvel, Carli!

Ms Carli d’Alebout, first year BMus student in violin, is leaving for Norway next week to continue her music studies at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo. She has managed to finish the full first year of BMus in a little more than 6 months so that she can start with the second year of study in Norway. We wish her all the best with this wonderful new.


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Final preparation for music exams — 1 & 2 August 2014

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August and September are usually the months when hundreds of music learners across the country have to complete practical music exams, whether for music examining bodies such as Unisa, Royal Schools or Trinity College, or for the final Matric exam. In order to assist learners and their teachers with the final preparations for these exams, the practical music lecturers of the School of Music at North-West University will be available.


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