UP’s Tuks Camerata joins 20 choirs around the world to heal the earth through song
Posted on June 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world, robbing many of their family members, livelihoods and ways of life. In an effort to spread unity and courage during this time, choirs from across the world have come together to form a virtual choir under the name Sing Around The gloBe (SATB) to...
UP School of the Arts’ ‘Isiduduzo’ is a welcome lullaby and a feast for the eyes
Posted on April 11, 2020
This video clip, titled “Isiduduzo” (2nd movement), is the University of Pretoria (UP) School of the Arts’ creative response to a call made by the University’s Faculty of Humanities for sources of inspiration as the UP community, and the world, face the uncertainties...
International Jazz Day: A day for celebrating South Africa’s contribution to global jazz
Posted on April 30, 2019
In November 2018, UNESCO’s Director General, Audrey Azoulay, announced that the International Jazz Day Global Host City for 2020 will be Cape Town, South Africa, marking the first time the now established celebration is hosted by an African city. As the 2020 Global Host City, Cape Town will...
Doctoral organ student from the Department of Music excels in the Netherlands
Posted on July 31, 2018
Ms Isabelle van Rensburg, a postgraduate student from the Department of Music, performed at two gala organ concerts in the Netherlands this weekend (27-29 July 2018).
Inaugural Javett Music Award competition at the University of Pretoria announced
Posted on June 27, 2018
The Department of Music at the University of Pretoria (UP), in conjunction with the Javett Foundation, is proud to announce the Javett Music Award, a new annual music award programme for young South African musicians.
Posted on April 27, 2018
Every Tuesday at 12:30 in the Musaion
UP4Strings Masters classes
Posted on March 03, 2018
American cellist Caleb Vaughn-Jones has performed throughout North America, Asia, the West Indies and southern Africa as a soloist and chamber musician. He is constantly looking to bring lesser-known music to audiences as well as commission new works for the cello. After the performance of his...
UP among the top 300 universities worldwide for arts and humanities
Posted on September 20, 2017
The University of Pretoria (UP) is ranked in the top 300 in the world for arts and humanities, according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, published earlier this week.
University of Pretoria Camerata win at the Grand Prix of Nations Riga 2017
Posted on July 26, 2017
The University of Pretoria's Camerata Choir has won the Grand Prix of Nations Youth Choir category at the prestigious international Grand Prix of Nations and 3rd European Choir Games 2017, held recently in Riga, Latvia.
Prof Theo van Wyk re-elected as National Secretary of Southern African Organists' Society
Posted on June 09, 2017
The Head of the Department of UP Arts, Prof Theo van Wyk, has been re-elected as the National Secretary of the Southern African Organists' Society (SAKOV).
UP Music Enrichment Festival
Posted on August 01, 2017
The Department of Music at the University of Pretoria will be hosting the #UPMusicFestival2017 from 14 to 19 August 2017.
Posted on February 21, 2017
Piano Recital by world renowned pianist and composer.
Tuesday 7 March 2017
2017 SAMRO Composers SA
Posted on February 20, 2017
Music by South African Composers
Concerts are scheduled for 23 May 2017.
Research explores the role of music in ballet dancers' experience of flow
Posted on July 29, 2016
An interest in the well-being of performers led Dr Clorinda Panebianco, a senior lecturer in the Department of Music, to undertake a study with professional ballet dancers to investigate the role of music in their experience of flow.
SAMRO Concert of Works by South African Composers
Posted on April 13, 2016
Be sure to diarise this date – it is a concert not to be missed.
Lunch hour concert 7 April 2016
Posted on April 06, 2016
Dr Hanli Stapela & Dr Bryan Wallick perform together
The University of Pretoria Choral Workshop Series 2016
Posted on February 01, 2016
The department of UP Arts at the University of Pretoria has launched its Choral Workshop Series for 2016 and is proud to present Dr Brady Allred as workshop clinician for our first instalment.
New Head of Department
Posted on December 21, 2015
Congratulations to Prof Alexander Johnson.
Music Department - Student Concerts 2015
Posted on June 09, 2015
See full calendar on Home page under menu item: Concerts & Events
Two staff members of the Department of Music nominated for SAMA awards!
Posted on March 13, 2015
University of Pretoria Camerata's newest CD "Phoenix", under Michael Barrett was nominated for a SAMA (South African Music Award) in the category Best Classical or Instrumental album.
Camerata was one of five nominations for this award, including Charl du Plessis (UP jazz piano lecturer) for...