Join the University of Johannesburg Choir, under the auspices of UJ Arts & Culture, in celebrating the close of a joyful and successful year. On 23 October 2020 at 19:30, at the St. Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church, Weltevreden Park, the choir will share the year’s experiences in a concert that holds beauty of the sights and sounds of nature at its heart.
Under the excellent leadership of renowned conductor, Renette Bouwer, the UJ Choir will present their most varied experimental repertoire yet, with a fresh new feel of African music conducted by protégé, Sizwe Mondlane.
Formed in 2005 from the former RAU Choir and RAU Chorale, UJ Choir has taken gold in both its categories (Mixed Choirs Western music repertoire and Folk Music A Cappella) at the World Choir Games 2018. The choir consists of UJ students studying a range of qualifications that do not include music.
The UJ Choir’s Celebration Concert will be presented on Friday, 23 October at 19:30 at the St. Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church (1123 Cornelius St, Weltevredenpark, Roodepoort, 1709). Tickets: R100 (R50 Students/Pensioners).
NOTES TO THE EDITOR
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 (www.uj.ac.za/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.