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The WH Bell Music Library welcomes new and returning students.
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Recordings by SACM Staff
Recordings by SACM Staff
The WH Bell Music Library has a selection of recordings by the South African College of Music (SACM) lecturers. The recordings cover all musical styles offered at the SACM and incorporate original compositions.
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Saturday, 18 November 2017
Dance in Action.
Dance UCT 2014

Our flagship event in 2014 celebrates the diversity of dance styles and forms in the 80th year of the UCT School Of Dance. Come and reconnect with your alma mater and cherish memories from 1934 until today. An evocative photographic montage awaits. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 10:00
Prof. Hendrik Hofmeyr from the South African College of Music
Translating Yeats into music like 'creating a garment for a specific body'

Professor Hendrik Hofmeyr explains the creative process behind translating WB Yeats' Byzantium – a poem that in itself is a metaphor for the creative process – into music. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 09:30
A Musical Conversation

Perhaps the best way to describe the Insurrections Ensemble is as a musical conversation. To watch this collective of artists perform is to witness a discussion between the musical traditions of South Africa and India, between music and poetry and between such diverse instruments as a double-bass, bow, guitar, sarod (a Northern Indian lute) and sarangi (a short-necked stringed instrument often used in Hindustani music).

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:00
Dr Martin Watt.
International Praise for South African Composer

Dr Martin Watt has a very impressive resume. He is an internationally respected composer, a musicologist, senior lecturer at the South African College of Music and a recipient of a Fellowship of the Trinity College of Music In London. More recently, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, in London. He is one of very few South Africans who hold this Fellowship. 

Publication Date:
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 12:00