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

Apr
6
Sat
2019
7:00 pm 31st Annual UKZN Jazz Jol press ... @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
31st Annual UKZN Jazz Jol press ... @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
31st Annual UKZN Jazz Jol press release @ Centre for Jazz and Popular Music
The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music is proud to present the 31st annual UKZN Jazz Jol on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. Traditionally scheduled for the 2nd half of the year, the event has been
Apr
12
Fri
2019
7:30 pm Flute, Cello, Piano Works by Hay... @ Howard College Theatre
Flute, Cello, Piano Works by Hay... @ Howard College Theatre
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm
Flute, Cello, Piano Works by Haydn, Weber and Farrenc @ Howard College Theatre
UKZN’s concert pianist Dr. Andrew Warburton joins forces with two eminent KZNPO musicians Lisa Thom (flute), and Aristide du Plessis (cello), in a programme of music for this rarely heard combination of instruments