Ian Bothma

Vocal Coach / Répétiteur

Ian Bothma, a collaborative pianist in opera and ballet, completed his studies in piano performance at the SACM in 2020. He is active as a répétiteur and vocal coach at Opera UCT and has been involved in various productions, including Così fan tutte (2020), Curlew River/Amagokra Double-bill (2021), Alcina (2022), L'inganno felice, and La traviata (2023). Additionally, he has been working as an accompanist at Cape Town City Ballet since 2015, and Cape Ballet Africa since 2024 and has collaborated with the Youth Development Department of Cape Town Opera, facilitating operatic and choral workshops in and around Cape Town.