Discipline of Music

BA Music & Drama Performance
Ayanda Mpama

"We should not only be creating, we also have to look at the way we live"

BA Music (2007)
Thulile Zama

“Thulile Zama keeps the fires burning at Africa’s oldest Jazz Centre”

MA (Applied Ethnomusicology)
Thabile Buthelezi

h African student to receive the prestigious Choreomundus: International Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage Scholarship. Choreomundus is an Erasmus Mundus programme that investigates dance and other movement systems (ritual practices, martial arts, games and physical theatre) as intangible cultural heritage

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Prof. Salim Washington

Cluster Leader

Email | 031-260-3060

Welcome Message from the Head of the Discipline

Welcome to the University of KwaZulu Natal’s Discipline of Music website. Here you will find a vibrant community of staff members who are active musicians and scholars. Their commitment to mentoring students in the multifaceted art of music-making (including performance, theory, aural, history and technology) ensures that students can mature into musicians capable of performing, composing and producing research at the highest levels. Our discipline boasts a state of the art electro-acoustic studio and a well-stocked library. Feel free to contact us for detailed information about our course offerings at undergraduate and post graduate levels.  

Upcoming Events

Feb
26
Tue
2019
6:00 pm Qadasi and Maqhinga @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
Qadasi and Maqhinga @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm
Qadasi and Maqhinga @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
PRESS RELEASE: The Centre for Jazz and popular music proudly presents the first Twosday gig with Qadasi & Maqhinga on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 18:00. Hailing from Empangeni in the heart of Zululand, Qadasi