New Music Indaba 2015

  • 22 – 26 July
  • Bloemfontein

Details coming soon. Watch this space!

Press Release, April 2015

PURPUR Night of Transgressive Arts

The first PURPUR Night of Transgressive Arts brings together a formidable array of cutting edge artists from South Africa for ONE NIGHT only at YOUNGBLOODAFRICA in Cape Town. See Poster.

March Newsletter

Dear Subscriber

Welcome to March’s Newsletter. Do let me know of any newsworthy items, for the next issue, that would help you to publicise your events. Just send an email to me to malcolmdedman [at] gmail [dot] com.

In this issue, we have news of our upcoming Indaba in July, the latest from ISCM World Music Days, some events news as well as many opportunities for composers. Also:

February Newsletter

Dear Subscriber

Welcome to February’s Newsletter.

Please remember that I will always welcome any comments, news or reviews of any musical event in South Africa, so that I can share in the next Newsletter. Simply send me an email: malcolmdedman [at] gmail [dot] com.

January Newsletter

Dear Subscriber

Welcome to the first Newsletter of 2015. All of us at NewMusicSA hope that you have enjoyed your summer break and are ready to begin a productive New Year.

I will always welcome any comments, news or reviews of any musical event in South Africa, so that I can share in the next Newsletter. Simply send me an email: malcolmdedman [at] gmail [dot] com.

Urgent! Call for Scores

The Mata Festival 2016 in New York is calling for composers under the age of 40 to submit scores. Please click for full details. Please note the deadline for submissions is 26 January!

Notice, January 2015

New Julliard Ensemble in New York

Recently, some of you may have seen the link to an article about performances of South African composers given by the New Julliard Ensemble (NJE) in New York. It was indeed good news that South African composers were represented, perhaps for the first time giving credibility to new music from this country. However, an unfortunate debate has arisen concerning the role of NewMusicSA as a result of a questionnaire sent out by the NJE Director, Joel Sachs.

December Newsletter

Dear Subscriber

All of us at NewMusicSA hope that you have had a wonderful Christmas and that your New Year will be ever more fruitful in all your projects, whether you are a performer or a composer, or simply interested in what is happening with new music in South Africa.

Don’t forget to send me an email, malcolmdedman [at] gmail [dot] com, with any relevant information you would like to be considered for the next newsletter.

But wait, there's more!

NMSA and SANYOF Young Composers

 

NewMusicSA and South African National Youth Orchestra are proud to present Dubyo by Amy Crankshaw and Methenjwa Machi – a collaborative piece workshopped over the course of 2013 under the watchful eyes of expert tutors, Robert Fokkens (SA/ UK) and Concord Nkabinde (SA). The orchestral dubstep work will enjoy three performances at this years December orchestra course:

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