News articles related to the South African School of Music

'Camagu Dosini': Honouring Prof Dizu Plaatjies

A spectacular African music performance in honour of the UCT's very own Professor Zungula Mzikantu Plaatjies, better known as Dizu, to honour and celebrate a man of monumental stature ahead of his retirement.

New books chart SA contribution to opera

Two new books – one charting the performance history of opera in Cape Town and the other on the life of the late South African repetiteur Gordon Jephtas – will be launched on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 at the Baxter Concert Hall.

UCT Alumni Shine at Cape Town Opera Festival

South African College of Music alumnus Conrad Asman’s first opera, ‘Trial by Media,’ was recently performed with great success at Artscape as part of Cape Town Opera’s ‘Shorts – A Festival of Pocket Operas.’

UCT Big Band celebrates International Jazz Day

The UCT Big Band, under the directorship of Associate Professor Amanda Tiffin will join the global jazz community in commemorating International Jazz Day which falls on the 30th of April, as declared by UNESCO.

Making my noise in New York

SACM alumna Mikhaila Alyssa Smith is making waves in New York, having won a film scoring competition and having work premiered by the NYU Orchestra.