May Newsletter

Dear Subscriber

The month of May is behind us. Over the past month we have had the premiere of Madiba The African Opera and the passing of the great composer, Stefans Grové. We also have some great shows coming up in June.

Please be reminded that NMSA operates on a membership basis. The funds we get from your membership allow us to promote New Music in SA, bringing you the best new compositions, festivals and publications. We would like to send a call out for all existing members to please renew their memberships and we invite all others to join. We rely on your support to in turn support New Music in SA. Membership forms can be found here.

April Newsletter

Dear Subscribers
 
April is behind us, but what a month it has been! We have been keeping you waiting for this newsletter edition for a good reason though. With this edition we would like to annouce the winners of our recent call for proposals. Some other April highlights include our vamped up webpage, the heating up of the Unyazi festival, and some great concerts that accompanied Easter!   
 
Commissions
 

Mid-Month News

Dear Subscribers
 
We have some advertisement with rather tight deadlines so we have decided to send out a mid-month edition this month. Please see the following events, jobs, and projects:
 
1. There is a job opening at UNISA for a theory lecturer. Read more about it here.
 

March Newsletter

Dear NMSA subscriber
 
Our first financial month for the 2014/ 2015 year is behind us and things are looking very exciting! Our plans for Unyazi 2014 are coming into focus. To be held in Jo'burg from 10- 13 September, the festival will prove to be (excuse the pun) electrifying! March has also seen some exciting events such as a composition workshop we held in Stellenbosch and a plethora of cutting edge concerts.
 
Membership
 

February Newsletter

Dear NMSA members
 
Valentine's day was not all that February held in store for New Music lovers. We have had a thrilling month with everything from birthday concerts to the edge of wrong. See some of the highlights below and check out all the composition competitions that are coming up. The first stages of adjudication for our very own commission call has also started and big thanks to all those composers who sent us material, it looks great!
 

January Newsletter

Happy New Year!
 
Dear NMSA members
 
The January newsletter allows NewMusicSA to wish all its members all the best for the upcoming year! We certainly have some exciting projects lined up and we hope that you will allow us to spread the news of yours too.
 
Membership 2014
 
A word from Estelle Loubser, our membership director:

Call for scores!

NewMusicSA Call for Projects: Deadline for Proposals 10th February 2014

NewMusicSA is calling for applications for creative projects focused on the South African New Music Ensemble.
 
Two commissions of R12 000 each will be awarded for projects involving a minimum of 4 instruments. NewMusicSA will consider projects involving notated scores or fully thought-through and detailed projects that do not use conventional notation.
 

December Newsletter

Festive Greetings!
 
Dear NMSA members
 

OSM Camerata play works by Grové and Hofmeyr in St Petersburg

The OSM Camerata received a resounding ovation at the 13th International Conservatoire Festival in St Petersburg in November.
They played excerpts from "7 Liedere op Boesman verse" (with Matildie Thom-Wium as soprano soloist), "Rain Leopard" and "Lament for a Dying Crane" by Stefans Grové ; as well as "Notturno Elegaico" and "Die Spokewals/Phantom Waltz" by Hendrik Hofmeyr.
Our congratulations to them on a successful tour.

November Newsletter

Chair's Message
Dear NMSA members
 

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