School of Arts

Andrew-John Bethke

Andrew-John Bethke



Contact Number031-260-3914

CampusHoward College Campus

Office AddressFrancis Stock Building, Ground Floor, Room 24

Degrees Held

  • BMus (UCT)
  • MMus (Rhodes)
  • MSM (SMU)
  • MTh (UKZN)
  • PhD (UCT)
  • FTCL (Trinity College, London)

Research interests

  • Anglican hymnody in South Africa
  • Localisation of church music in South African communities
  • Multiculturalism and multiligualism in Anglican congregations
  • Ritualism and its rise in South Africa in the late nineteenth century

Teaching Interests

  • Music theory
  • Musical compositions
  • Choral studies
  • Anglican worship and history

SelectedPublications and Creative Output

Community Involvement

  • St John’s Anglican Church multilingualism and multiculturalism project
  • Pre-concert lecturer at Friends of Music (before the KZNPO concerts)

Teaching Expertise

  • Music theory
  • Music history
  • Musical composition
  • Choral studies
  • Anglican studies
  • Christian liturgy
  • South African Anglican history