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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Knowing Me, Knowing You — Dr Peter Okeno [alumnus]

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Instrument(s) / Discipline(s): Voice, African drums, Ethnomusicology.


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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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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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Around the World in 80 minutes at Aardklop — 7 October 2015

Around the World in 80 minutes at Aardklop — 7 October 2015

Around the World in 80 minutes Piet Koornhof ~ violin Waldo Weyer ~ piano Wednesday 7 October 2015 • 20:00 kykNET Conservatory Hall Get ready for a classical music adventure around the world — from Fritz Kreisler in Austria to Astor Piazzolla in Argentina, with visits to Scandinavia, North America and Eastern Europe. Piet Koornhof (violin) and Waldo Weyer (piano) are both performance lecturers at the NWU School of Music..


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Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 27 July — 2 August 2015

Week 31 @ the Conservatory: 27 July — 2 August 2015

Monday 27 July Dr Waldo Weyer is adjudicating at the Philip H. Moore Music Competition from Monday to Wednesday. Tuesday 28 July 12:15 ~ Student Assembly in Oppibib. Friday 31 July 19:30 ~ Totius: Die rus is elders in the Conservatory Hall.


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Brahms Liebeslieder — 11 August 2015

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Love is in the air when staff of the NWU School of Music, joined by colleagues from elsewhere, perform the Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet and piano duet by Johannes Brahms. It is the main work at a concert on Tuesday 11 August at 19:30 in the Conservatory Hall. The texts of the 18 Liebeslieder come from an eclectic collection of East-European love poems and folk verses which were translated.


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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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Week 25 @ the Conservatory: 15-21 June 2015

Week 25 @ the Conservatory: 15-21 June 2015

This is the final week of the exams (ending on 22 June). Tuesday 16 June Youth Day. Thursday 18 June • Prof Hannes Taljaard departs on a trip to South America for compositional activities and study guidance to postgraduate students. • Dr Waldo Weyer is performing in a concert with the Lonestar Classical Voices Quartet at 19:30 in the Miriam Makeba Concert Hall, Unisa.


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