Archive of: 2015

Deadlines for the first quarter of 2016

More information about Funding, Commissioning requests, SAMRO Music Bursaries and the SAMRO Overseas Competition 2016

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Music in Africa and Samro Foundation sign MOU

Music in Africa and Samro Foundation sign MOU

On 8 December 2015, the Music In Africa Foundation and the SAMRO Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing cooperation between the two foundations.

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Semi-Finalists Sing the Tune of a new South Africa

Semi-Finalists Sing the Tune of a new South Africa

12 young vocalists advance in the country’s most prestigious SAMRO competition for overseas study awards in music

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African Cultural Calabash

African Cultural Calabash

SAMRO is proud to be associated with the 1st International Council for Traditional Music African Musics Symposium and the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of the African Cultural Calabash.

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SAMRO to debut songs of hope by top SA composers

SAMRO to debut songs of hope by top SA composers

Optimism is at the core of four songs inspired by the National Development Plan and premiering at the 2015 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition.

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In South Africa, Gospel Music Reigns Supreme

What is the most listened-to music in South Africa? Is it R&B, like in many other African countries? Or maybe pop music, like in most parts of the world? Or maybe homegrown kwaito? Wrong. Research by international entertainment company Havas Sports and Entertainment has yielded what for some South Africans is a surprising result. As the sounds of American R&B superstar R. Kelly wash over patrons at a Johannesburg bar, many patrons think they can name South Africa’s most popular music genre.

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Take Gerard Sekoto home with you from SAMRO scholarships evening

Take Gerard Sekoto home with you from SAMRO scholarships evening

The Gerard Sekoto Foundation will be raising awareness of his work by selling limited-edition prints at Saturday’s SAMRO Overseas Scholarships finals, where two of his compositions will also be performed.

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“EARNING INCOME FROM COMPOSING MUSIC”.

“EARNING INCOME FROM COMPOSING MUSIC”.

This will be CASA’s first visit to Bloemfontein and the surrounding areas.

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