CPO and CPYWE on the go
CPYO Quartet for Military Tattoo
The CPYOâ€™s string quartet with Noluvuyo Nteta and Shaheema Lakay (violins), Jessica Rossouw (viola) and Pearl Yung (cello) has been invited to perform in the 10th Cape Town Military Tattoo which takes place from November 11 to 14 at the Cape Town Castle. The Cape Town Military Tattoo provides an opportunity for all performers to develop new and strengthen existing relationships with each other, an area close to the CPO's heart.
Recently the SA Army Band and the CPY Wind Ensemble performed together at a Mandela Day concert in the Civic Centre.
CPYWE and Friends for Christmas concert in Bellville
Christmas comes early - on November 6 at 19:30 in the Activity Centre of the DF Malan High School in Bellville when the Cape Town Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensemble (CPYWE), Welgemoed Primary School Choir, DF Malan High School Choir and Wind Band have a blast together. They will perform on their own and then together under the direction of CPYWE conductor Faan Malan, who also trains the DF Malan Band, assisted by his wife Kim.
The programme begins with the ever popular Adeste Fidelis, arranged for brass ensemble, organ and choir. Works by LeRoy Anderson, Karl Jenkins and John Rutter, as well as Christmas and traditional Xhosa melodies are also included. The concert concludes with a massed orchestra and choir performing Jubilant Christmas, a medley of the most well-known Christmas songs.
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestraâ€™s youth development and education manager Laurika Steenkamp is a master at collaborations, bringing young people together from all communities and backgrounds.
â€œMusic levels the playing field and is an area so important to nation-building, leading to understanding while promoting good music and what it can do to enrich the lives of our young people. Wind bands are particularly infectious in the energy they offer!â€
Tickets are R50 from DF Malan School from email@example.com
/ 021 948 8781 and at the door.