Gauteng semi finalists, clockwise, Siya Charles, Linda Sikhakhane, Matthew Lombard and Benjamin Jephta

Gauteng musos bring A-game to SAMRO Foundation competition

Four young Gauteng instrumentalists – two saxophonists, a trombonist and an electric bass player – will be hoping for home-ground advantage when they vie...
Darren English winner of the 2012 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition - Instrumentalists in the Jazz Category

12 musicians strike right note for SAMRO contest

The battle is on for SA’s best young instrumentalists, after SAMRO unveiled the 12 semi-finalists in its 2016 Overseas Scholarships Competition. Six Jazz and six...
Other award presented went to a young drummer, Rahil Singh, from Maragon Private School for the Best Entry level performer (Grade 0-3)

NEA Young Performer Award winners

The winners of the 13th annual National Eisteddfod Academy Young Performer Awards are announced. This highly regarded Awards competition, presented by the National Eisteddfod Academy...

Stage ready for young vocal diva talent search

On Saturday, 4, 11 and 18 June, the stage of the Amphitheatre at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town will be ready for an...
Darren English winner of the 2012 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition - Instrumentalists in the Jazz Category

Enter the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition

This year’s SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition is looking to unearth fresh, exciting Western art music or jazz instrumentalists with the potential to compete in...

Veterans to square off against new kids at 22nd South African Music Awards

Five acts are in the race with four nods apiece, with a cross-section of genres sharing the spotlight. Dreamy Afro-soul newcomer Nathi, house music supremo...
The 18th Annual Arts and Culture Trust Awards. Held at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton 02 November 2015. Photograph: John Hogg.

Nominations open for the 2016 ImpACT Awards

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2016 ImpACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration...
Darren English winner of the 2012 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition - Instrumentalists in the Jazz Category

2016 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition

SAMRO invites instrumentalists to compete in this year's scholarships competition with a chance to win R200k to support overseas studies. The Southern African Music Rights...
The classical finalists in the 13th UNISA International Piano Competition (from left to right): Philipp Scheucher (Austria), Seomseung Lee (Republic of Korea), and Daniel Ciobanu (Romania).

Battle lines drawn for final rounds of 13th Unisa International Piano Competition

Congratulations to Philipp Scheucher (Austria), Seomseung Lee (Republic of Korea), and Daniel Ciobanu (Romania) who emerged as finalists for the final rounds of the...
13th UNISA International Piano Competition semi-finalists in the Jazz Category - Espinoza, Shinn, Van Bavel, Korten, Frei and Chapman.

Semi-finalists announced in UNISA International Piano Competition

Rounds 1 and 2 of the 13th Unisa International Piano Competition were a showcase of the dedication and hard work of talented young pianists...