(018) 299-1692 [email protected]

News

New lecturers for Music Education & Music Theory

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...

read more

Applications & auditions for music study at NWU in 2016

Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can still apply for admission and an audition until 14 August 2015. Contact the NWU Admissions Office at tel. (018) 299-2642 /...

read more

Proposals for 2016 concert series

The NWU School of Music annually presents about 15 concerts at the Conservatory in its official concert series. This usually includes a wide variety of performances, from solo instruments and singing to chamber music groups and orchestras. The styles range from...

read more

Music students completing their studies in 2014

Congratulations to the following music students who completed their studies in 2014: Diploma in Music • Tieho Mpeisa • Edwin Padosa • Hardus Schutte • Lerato Sebelebele BA Music & Society • Renier Botes • Busisiwe Fihla • Mpho Kgotlagomang • Palesa Malieloa • Thapelo...

read more

Prospective students selected for music study in 2015

Congratulations to the following prospective music students who have been provisionally* selected for admission to undergraduate music study at the NWU School of Music in 2015. (* Final admission is dependent on Matric results.) Brass: • S’bongumusa Karl Majola (tuba)...

read more

Applications & auditions for music study at NWU

Prospective music students who would like to study at the School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University in Potchefstroom next year can still apply for admission and an audition until 15 August 2014. Contact the NWU Admissions Office at tel. (018) 299-2642 for...

read more

Recent appointments at the School of Music

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...

read more

Post-doctoral fellow wins Ghoema Award

A post-doctoral fellow at the School of Music, Dr Ockie Vermeulen, received a Ghoema Award on Sunday 13 April 2014 for his third instrumental CD, Obsession. It contains music composed, and also inspired, by the late Christa Steyn. The recording has also been nominated...

read more

Expert visiting lecturer in Dalcroze

Ms Ing-Marie Lindberg-Thörnberg from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden is currently a visiting lecturer at the NWU School of Music for the month of March as part of the Linneaus-Palme exchange programme. She is an expert in the Dalcroze approach to music...

read more

Music alumnus in charge of important piano competition

An alumnus of the School of Music, Pierre van der Westhuizen, was appointed in January 2012 as the executive director of one of the most prominent classical music competitions, the Cleveland International Piano Competition. At this year’s competition in August, he had...

read more

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...

read more