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South Africa
Choral Traditions

Embark on an exhilarating musical voyage through the rich and diverse rhythms of South Africa, where centuries of cultural influences have converged to create a tapestry of sound unlike any other. Our music education program invites you to delve into the captivating melodies of this nation, where traditions from indigenous communities, European settlers, and vibrant African diaspora meet to form a harmonious blend of genres. Learn to play iconic instruments such as the marimba, whose resonant tones echo the spirit of the land, and immerse yourself in the rhythmic complexities of indigenous drums under the guidance of our expert music educators. Explore the heart and soul of South African music through genres like mbaqanga, a lively fusion of jazz, traditional rhythms, and pop influences that has become synonymous with the country's spirit of resilience and joy. 


Our skilled educators will introduce you to the intricacies of isicathamiya, the mesmerizing a cappella style that tells stories of life and love through harmonious melodies. Dive into the vibrant world of kwaito, a genre that emerged from the townships and urban centers, blending electronic beats with local slang to create a modern sonic reflection of South African youth culture. Whether you're a budding musician seeking to broaden your horizons or a music enthusiast captivated by the diversity of South African sound, our music education program promises an enriching and enlightening experience that will deepen your connection to this extraordinary musical heritage.

Teaching Artists


Naledi Masilo


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