Distinguished Aviwe!

Despite the odds, long-standing KMA pupil, Aviwe Mkhapuza, decided to give it his best for his Grade 6 Trinity Jazz Saxophone exam in May 2019. He had not had a teacher for 6 months, lost his music at the last minute and was still dealing with the traumatic effects of being hi-jacked in an Uber…

August 12, 2019
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UK Quartet of Peace visits KMA

In April 2019 we were very blessed to host a workshop for our pupils with musicians from the visiting UK Quartet of Peace. Abel Selaocoe and Bernhard Schimpelsberger introduced the concept of ‘Conversation in Music’ by doing things we had never done before on our instruments! Eight lucky pupils were offered free tickets to their…

August 12, 2019
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SAJE delights Jazz pupils

KMA’s Jazz pupils were honoured to partake in a day’s workshops and performances at the 2019 South African Association for Jazz Education Jazz workshops on April 27th. Along with other pupils from neighbouring outreach programmes, our pupils were treated to a workshop with Emmanuele Cisi from Italy – reminding us how important it is to…

August 12, 2019
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DARG dogs enjoy music!

A first for KMA and Hout Bay’s Domestic Animal Rescue group took place at the end second term when two of our beginners spent time playing for some lucky dogs. An initial experiment to see how the dogs would respond, this project promises to have lots of potential for Dawg-Music benefits! Maria Nakapala and Elton…

August 12, 2019
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Cape Cycle Race 2019
KMA Property Manager, Andile Petelo and Director, Dwyn Griesel sacrificed their behinds once again this year to raise money for our children’s music lessons! The Cape Town Cycle Race 2019 experienced another windy challenge in the Mother City on 10 March. This year Andile finished the tour under 6 hours and Dwyn made it through...
March 7, 2019
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Working at the Car Wash!

To help raise funds for term 2, KMA pupils and staff held three Saturday car washes this term. All shapes and sizes were cleaned to perfection, and Facebook feeds declared the KMA Car Wash as “The Best in Hout Bay”! Thank you to all the staff and KMA families or helping make these fun and…

February 28, 2019
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KMA Jazz Band members delight at Hout Bay Book Owls Event

Leighton Tillings and Aviwe Mkhaphuza soothed Hout Bay book enthusiasts with their chilled background jazz at the Hout Bay Museum on Feb 16th. Take a gander at these magical cameos on both pupil created by “Digital Storyteller” Heather Alexander Take a look at the videos on facebook here and here.

February 7, 2019
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Delegation from Germany visits KMA!

KMA welcomed a visiting delegation from Germany including Tina Jerman from Exile e.v. They were on a fact finding mission to determine partnerships with South African projects for long term discussions regarding Youth, Arts & Culture and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We look forward to contributing to this important conversation! Featured here (L-R)…

February 7, 2019
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