Faculty of Humanities

The University of Pretoria (UP) has the Department of Music which caters for practical music, music technology and education, music therapy and psychology and musicology.

Above offering the prospective students top quality tuition in this discipline, the university has a vital link between the students and their community.

This great opportunity allows the children to learn in a real environment and make a difference in society.

The responsibility programme provides valuable practical training, coaching and mentoring, giving workshops and masterclasses to students at the Tshwane School of Music at the Eersterust Township in Pretoria.

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The music program keeps us busy and out of trouble and bad influence .

Being socially responsible matters.

The Tshwane School of Music (TSOM) offers accredited music training to school children from the Eersterust Township and provides the UP students with valauble practical training.

The Eersterust is a township situated North of Pretoria with high levels of unemployment, drug abuse, and violence.

The school provides music education to a broad base of children and youth. It has been operating since March 2013 and has over 140 students in individual classes and 200 children in group classes.

TSOM follows the UNISA jazz curriculum and is an exam centre for UNISA’s graded instrument, theory and performance exams. Read more



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