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
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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.