Shisa nyama and ‘clazzy’ sounds make for a Kind of Cool feast of SA music

Shisa nyama and ‘clazzy’ sounds make for a Kind of Cool feast of SA music

After an evening filled with dazzling performances of original South African music, two new SAMRO Overseas Scholarships winners were crowned on Saturday night – composers Andrew Hoole (Jazz) and Conrad Asman (Western Art Music).

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SAMRO stars shine in the Netherlands: Taking their seat at the global table

SAMRO stars shine in the Netherlands: Taking their seat at the global table

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SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition 2018 for Composers

SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition 2018 for Composers

Five rising young composers will see their works premiered by some of South Africa’s best musicians at a concert evening on Saturday, 18 August 2018, at the Linder Auditorium.

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SAMRO Foundation Newsletter - June 2018

SAMRO Foundation Newsletter - June 2018

The SAMRO Foundation continues to provide quality support for numerous nonprofit music schools and arts projects around the country. The four arms of the SAMRO Foundation: Music Education, Stakeholder Hub, Archive and Concerts SA continue to work hard to help support and contribute to the National Arts. In the past month our new Chairman Kutlwano Masote, and new vice Chair, Nomfundo Xaluva, oversaw the allocation of just over R3 million to our partner organisations. We also were made proud by SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition laureates, Ntando Ngcapu and Darren English, who made waves at the 2018 Rabobank Amersfoort Jazz Festival in the Netherlands.

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US Embassy supports SAMRO Foundation in efforts to preserve indigenous music

US Embassy supports SAMRO Foundation in efforts to preserve indigenous music

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SAMRO music ambassadors stake their claim

SAMRO music ambassadors stake their claim

African music was the biggest winner as two new kings of the keys were crowned during the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition on Saturday night.

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Keyboard wizards represent fairest Cape with flair

Keyboard wizards represent fairest Cape with flair

Five of the twelve excellent semi-finalists of the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players come from the Western Cape.

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Highveld altitude breeds high musical aptitude

Highveld altitude breeds high musical aptitude

Seven of the twelve excellent semi-finalists of the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players come from the Gauteng.

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Fleet-fingered piano whizzes vie for top SAMRO honours

Fleet-fingered piano whizzes vie for top SAMRO honours

Thirteen young keyboard maestros will do “hand to hand combat” in the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition in August.

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2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players

2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players

It’s time for keyboard players with the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition.

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