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Kids with Talent SA

’n Nuwe kompetisie wat werklik landswyd kinders tussen die ouderdomme van 6 en 17 lok. Alle instrumente, alle style.
Verskeie datums 1 - 29 Oktober 2016
The Kids with talent SA competition is a platform or showcase of Young South African Talent from around the Country.
We give kids the opportunity to compete against other musicians in the same age groups in the following instrument categories: piano, guitar, drums, vocals, self-accompanied and an open category (any other instrument).
Find attached the entry form and general info document.
For any other information send us an email to the following email address:
You can also visit our website
For any urgent queries give us a call on 061 261 4981 (Office hours 09:00 -15:00)
General Infopdf
Entry Formpdf

workshops / courses / conferences / lectures

South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation: This Summer Course 2016.

The musicians range in age from 13 to 25 years, play an orchestral or wind band instrument (for Summer Course) and have a minimum grade 7 music level.
This Winter Course 2016 is for two symphony orchestras.
Summer Course in Johannesburg 8-17 December 2016: Winds and Strings
This Summer Course 2016 is for the National Youth Wind Orchestra and the National Youth String Orchestra.

concerts / recitals /


festivals / eisteddfodau

Jan Celliers Blokfluit Konsertfees 2016

Laerskool Jan Celliers bied n Blokfluit Konsertfees aan. Concertos deur Vivaldi, Baston, en Woodcock, onder andere, sal voorgespeel word begelei deur n Kamerorkes.

Die soliste is : Althea Steynberg, Emma Shamrock, Hein Gertenbach, Amelie Nieuwoudt, Zac Erasmus, Charlotte Kapp, Emile du Toit, Grete Kirstein, Charle Moolman and Helena Verwoerd.
Plek: Laerskool Jan Celliers
Barbara Pretorius Hall
H/v Lower Park Drive en Dorsetlaan,
Parkview, Johannesburg.
Datum: Saterdag 29 Oktober 2016
Tyd: 19h30
Toegang: R100 pp op
(kinders jonger as 6 gratis)
Kaartjies beskikbaar by die deur
Navrae : Mandy Low 082 495 8912

Gauteng Chamber Music Festival 4-8 January 2017

Primary School and High School children playing String Instruments
20 September: Entries open
1 October: Entries close
13 and 14 October: Auditions at Waterkloof NG Church in Dey Street, Pretoria
23 October: Phone in to obtain audition results

4-7 January 2017: Festival and workshops at Afrikaans Hoër Seunskool Pretoria.
8 January 2017: Concerts at Waterkloof NG Church in Dey Street.

Minimum playing standard required per age:
7-9 years old: Minimum Grade 2
10-11 years old: Minimum Grade 3
12-13 years old: Minimum Grade 4
14-16 years old: Minimum Grade 5
17-19 years old: Minimum Grade 6
Please forward to all your friends and teachers!

We will post more information at the beginning of September.

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