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.  

Top Stories

Ms Thulile Zama’s birthday gig and Fotobooth collaboration at Jazzy Rainbow.

UKZN Alumnus and Jazz Singer in Concert in Durban

July 19, 2019

Durban vocalist and UKZN staffer Ms Thulile Zama, who recently completed...

UKZN Alumnus and jazz musician Mr Linda Sikhakhane

UKZN music alumnus graduates from prestigious New York school

July 12, 2019

UKZN alumnus Mr Linda Sikhakhane, who is also a well-known jazz...

UKZN Jazz student, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi

UKZN Jazz student takes on New Orleans

July 12, 2019

UKZN Jazz student and bassist, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi is attending the...

Music Student Behind Fashion Meets Jazz Show

July 4, 2019

Music student Ms Nomfundo Cele partnered with Okwabantu Events to host...

Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Tue
2019
1:00 pm Jazz & Heritage lunch concert @ UKZN Centre for Jazz (Howard College Campus)
Jazz & Heritage lunch concert @ UKZN Centre for Jazz (Howard College Campus)
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lunch: vegetable breyani: R50 // Chicken breyani: R70 LUNCH TO BE BOOKED BY 12 September from Thulile Zama Zamat1@ukzn.ac.za
Sep
25
Wed
2019
6:00 pm Sankofa @ UKZN Centre for Jazz (Howard College Campus)
Sankofa @ UKZN Centre for Jazz (Howard College Campus)
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm
Sankofa @ UKZN Centre for Jazz (Howard College Campus)
 
Sep
27
Fri
2019
7:30 pm African Music and Dance Heritage... @ Howard College Theatre
African Music and Dance Heritage... @ Howard College Theatre
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
African Music and Dance Heritage Concert @ Howard College Theatre
Dress CodeTraditional Dress Concert Highlights Directed by Mbuso KhozaUKZN Amahubo Ensemble Directed by Dr. Patricia OpondoIkusasa Lethu Directed by Lebogang SejamoholoAMD 1 Ensemble Directed by Jose Alberto ChemaneAMD 2 Ensemble Directed by Mfundiseni NdwalaneAMD 3

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