Gloria Bosman & UJ Choir live in Concert

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) at the University of Johannesburg is excited to announce the world renowned UJ Choir’s up-coming concert with Afro Jazz diva of South Africa, Gloria Bosman, on 13th of September at the UJ Art Centre Theatre on the University of Johannesburg’s Kingsway Campus.

Inspired by love and nature, this unusual fusion of art forms and music styles will be a first of its kind and a highlight for both UJ Choir and their audiences. The concert will feature choral gems as well as musical arrangements created especially for this event and is sure to be a musical treat.

Supporting Bosman and the Choir singers are jazz pianist Pebble Mambane, cellist Gerrit Koorsen, harpist Jude HarpStar and percussionist Tlale Makhene. The concert will also feature a young and upcoming vocal group that birthed from UJ Choir called Breathe.

UJ Choir are world champions, having taken gold in both the Mixed Choirs Western music repertoire and Folk Music A Cappella and was crowned Champions of the World in the Folk Music A Cappella at the World Choir Games 2018. The UJ Choir highlights the combination of talent and resilience found in students who are driven by their passion for excellence.

Bosman was one of the adjudicators of the Folk Song category of the World Choir Games last year, and she fell in love with the choir. Out of this mutual appreciation and awe, a dream to do a concert together was born. The fans are in for a treat!

UJ Choir’s concert takes place at the UJ Arts Centre on the University of Johannesburg’s Kingsway Campus, Auckland Park. All proceeds of this one night only performance is in aid of getting the Choir to the World Choir Games in Flanders 2020.

Tickets range from R 80 – R150 are now are available via or at the door. For more information contact Lakin Morgan-Baatjies or on 011 447 2690


About UJ Arts & Culture

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA) produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes aligned to the UJ vision of an international university of choice, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future. A robust range of arts platforms are offered on all four UJ campuses for students, staff, alumni and the general public to experience and engage with emerging and established Pan-African and international artists drawn from the full spectrum of the arts.

In addition to UJ Arts & Culture, FADA ( offers programmes in eight creative disciplines, in Art, Design and Architecture, as well as playing home to the NRF SARChI Chair in South African Art & Visual Culture, and the Visual Identities in Art & Design Research Centre. The Faculty has a strong focus on sustainability and relevance, and engages actively with the dynamism, creativity and diversity of Johannesburg in imagining new approaches to art and design education.