The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music within the College of Humanities and iSupport Creative Business hosted a Voices against Gender-Based Violence concert to raise funds for the KZN Network on Violence against Women.
Jazz lecturer and musician Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane’s fourth album Amanzi Nemifula – Umkhuleko has been nominated in numerous categories for the upcoming Mzantsi Jazz Awards and the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).
Award-winning South African House musician and UKZN music alumnus Mr Zakhele Madida, known on stage as Zakes Bantwini, has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard University Business School in the United States.
Master of Music student Mr Wessel Jansen van Rensburg’s composition has won the Independent Music Award for best short video in the Social Action category.
UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM) hosted the Piano Passion Project who presented a Thanksgiving concert to celebrate the recovery from the coronavirus of the Centre’s founder Professor Darius Brubeck.
Passionate about music, the performing arts and a dream to build an arts centre in her hometown of Gamalakhe near Port Shepstone, Ms Silindile Shazi was thrilled when she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts honours degree.
UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music (CJPM), in conjunction with iSupport Creative Business, is screening a weekly concert featuring three artists who each present a 20-minute set.
UKZN jazz lecturer Mr Sibusiso Mashiloane launched his highly anticipated fourth studio album Amanzi Nemifula – Umkhuleko, during a concert at The Chairman in Durban with the Mash Trio Acoustic.
Musician Ms Holly Wasserfall, aka Holly Rey, has been nominated for the Songwriter of the Year award at the AfriMusic Song Contest – Africa’s biggest song competition
The School of Arts (Music) will present a performance by Ms Zoliswa Michelle Mchunu, a Bachelor of Arts honours student in Applied Ethnomusicology and Performance at the Howard College Theatre, on 1 November at 12: 30pm.