Music from Africa

Enjoy a selection of South African and African compositions as well as performances of a range of music by South African performing artists and ensambles.

Expierence the diversity of musical styles and cultural expressions. 


Ntshengedzeni Netshivhambe:



Nelson Mandela - The Song Lives On: "AFRIKA YOUR SONG LIVES ON / HOW TO WEAR AFRIKA":


Nelson Mandela - The Song Lives On: "UNGALIBALI - WE WANT TO KNOW OURSELVES":


UP Camerata Choir


UP Ovuwa - Lunch Hour Concert 2017 (1st Semester)" 


Trance mission-”Rig”:


Guy Buttery-The upper reaches (Live):


Kaki King & Guy Buttery live in South Africa - "Kya Baat”:


Guy Buttery | Improvisation/Kashmir - Live at Clarion Performing Arts Center:


Johnny Clegg-Great Heart:


Johannes Kerkorrel-Al lê die berge nog so blou:


Johannes Kerkorrel-Halala Afrika:


Enock Mbongwe Haciwa-Kalumbu song:


Alban Kateta Kapemba-kangombio songs:


Koos Kombuis-Lisa se klavier


Laurika Rauch-Stuur groete aan Mannetjies Roux:


Miriam makeba-Pata Pata:


Miriam makeba -The click song


Hope Masike :


Theresa Ng'ambi:



Koos du Plessis- Sprokies van ‘n stadskind 


Parlotones-Push me to the floor:


Mango Groove-Special star:


Ladysmith black Mambazo-Homeless:


David Kramer-Royal Hotel:


Mandoza - Nkalakatha:


MusicWorks song


Vusi Mahlasela performs "When You Come Back" at Mandela Day 2009 from Radio City Music Hall:


Oliver Mtukudzi Ft Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Neria:


Nathan Smith

Ismael Lô - Tajabone:


Ayub Ogada - Kothbiro:


Geoffrey Oryema - Makambo:


Vusi Mahlasela - Weeping - Featuring Karen Zoid and Albert Frost (Oppikoppi 2012 Sweet/Thing):


Karen Zoid - Sonvanger:


Francois van Coke & Karen Zoid - Toe vind ek jou:


Salif Keita - Africa:


Ukuthula - Cape Town Youth Choir (formerly Pro Cantu):


Soweto Gospel Choir - Emlanjeni/Yelele:


Soweto String Quartet-Zebra Crossing:


Jazz guitarist Mageshen Naidoo’s original works with pianist Neil Gonsalves.


Ben Schoeman (piano) performs the Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 of P Tchaikovsky with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra and conductor James Judd at the Barbican Hall in London:  


Ben Schoeman plays the 'Toccata for John Roos' (2007) by South African composer Surendran Reddy at the Cleveland Museum of Arts, USA:  


Ben Schoeman plays the Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op 15 by J Brahms with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Victor Yampolsky at the Cape Town City Hall:  


Ben Schoeman plays the Piano Concerto for the Left Hand (1930) by M Ravel with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra and conductor Diego Masson at the Barbican Hall in London:  


Ben Schoeman plays the Sonata in C major, Hob XVI:50 by J Haydn at the Cleveland Museum of Art, USA:  


Graham Newcater- Toccata SAMRO Scholarship Competition, 2017


Hanli Stapela-Online recordings:

Rose van herinnering - A collection of Afrikaans Art songs on poems by A.G. Visser (2020):


G. Puccini: Vissi d'arte - Tosca (2019): Hanli Stapela


W.A. Mozart: Missa Solemnis in C Major, K337 (2019): Hanli Stapela


Reverie - A collection of songs (2019): Hanli Stapela


Unisa concert series recital (2016):


Alexander Johnson vocal oeuvre and Stephanus le Roux Marais songs (2015):


C. Debussy: Cinq poèmes de Baudelaire and R Strauss: Krämerspiegel (2014):


Fiat Bloodline advertisement (2011):


Concert with Stellenbosch orchestra (2008):


Bach Cantata BWV 204 (2003):

Important Dates
Conference Duration
7 July 2020 11:00 - 8 July 2020 22:15
8 April 2020 - 6 October 2020 [CLOSED]
Carol Lotter
Contact Email
[email protected]
Contact Number
+2712 420 5372
  • Music Therapy Approaches
  • Anti-oppressive and critical approaches
  • Diversity and decolonisation
  • Restorative justice
  • Community music therapy
  • Music therapy in neurological rehabilitation
  • Mental health
  • Trauma
  • Child and Youth work
  • Intellectual and physical disability
  • Work with persons who are displaced
  • Other Arts Therapies modalities
  • Community arts-based practice
  • Elderly
  • Community building through music education
  • Technological advances in music therapy