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.
The School of Arts hosted the Battle of Isandlwana public lecture, presented by renowned musician Mr Mbuso Khoza, who is also the Andrew Mellon Foundation Artist-in-Residency at UKZN.
African Music and Dance (AMD) third-year students under the directorship of senior lecturer Dr Patricia Opondo hosted the 14th annual African Cultural Calabash and African Cuisine at the Howard College Theatre.
First year classical pianist student Mr Lindokuhle Mbothwe has won the Marc Raubenheimer Memorial Scholarship – a prestigious nationwide award open to all young classical pianists in South Africa.
UKZN alumnus Mr Bonwa Mbontsi is a recipient of the prestigious 2019 JOMBA! Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award, in honour of the memory of Eric Mshengu Shabalala who tragically passed away in 2011. He shares the award with fellow Pietermaritzburg dance-maker Ms Tegan Peacock.
UKZN Music student Ms Nosihe Zulu presented a solo concert at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on the Howard College campus and also launched a new musical venture.
The Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) in the College of Humanities and eThekwini Municipality will host the 21st JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at various venues in and around Durban from 27 August to 8 September 2019.
The Ikusasa Lethu African Music and Dance touring ensemble performed at the 45th International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) World Conference hosted by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Film and media studies lecturer in the School of Arts Mr Mzwandile Makhanya has been nominated for a 2019 Simon ‘Mabhunu’ Sabela Film and Television Award in the Best Student Film category.
Durban vocalist and UKZN staffer Ms Thulile Zama, who recently completed her BA (Honours) degree at UKZN, will perform at the Jazzy Rainbow club in Durban on July 27