Lead singer of the highly acclaimed Heels over Head band and UKZN staff member Ms Thulile Zama was awarded her Honours degree in Social Sciences.
Music lecturer and renowned pianist Dr Andrew Warburton graduated with his PhD in Music for his thesis on Towards a personal interpretation of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in E, Op.109.
UKZN Music lecturer Demi Fernandez performed alongside his wife Linda Vargas and son Ramon at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music for one show only on Saturday, 23 March.
Renowned musician Professor Darius Brubeck who founded the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music 30 years ago will be at the 31st annual UKZN Jazz Jol on Saturday, April 6.
African Music and Dance senior lecturer, Dr Patricia Opondo, attended the 2nd International Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music’s (ICTM) Study Group on African Musics (SGAM) held at the University of Ghana. ICTM is a scholarly organisation which aims to further the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music and dance of
UKZN Jazz lecturer and pianist Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane will, next month, release his third album titled Closer to Home. Events to launch the album will be held in Durban, Johannesburg, Eastern Cape, Swaziland and Cape Town from September until November this year. The album launch tour comes at a time in his career where he
UKZN staffer Ms Thulile Zama and her band, Heels over Head, recently performed at The State Theatre in Pretoria as part of the theatre’s Vavasati Festival. It was also a special performance for the five-member band as it also celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Read Full Article
Three undergraduate students from the College of Humanities are over the moon after receiving this year’s coveted College Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship. The students are Ms Tasmiyah Oumar, Ms Avuya Ngcaweni and Ms Jade Moodley. Oumar, a Psychology student, was ecstatic saying, ‘I’m still in shock. I honestly didn’t think I would make it this far. My first
See https://www.iol.co.za/entertainment/music/local/composers-to-compete-for-samro-scholarships-16093955 for more details.
UKZN African Music and Dance alumnus, Ms Thabile Buthelezi, is hosting a series of monthly dialogues and round table discussions aimed at the ‘betterment of society’. Buthelezi recently created the Thabile Buthelezi Foundation which is a community development project to ‘improve the preservation measurements of South Africa’s intangible cultural heritage through progressive, innovative initiatives’. Full