Music

SVGoS Music: Nuvo Flutes Have Arrived!

SVGoS Music: Nuvo Flutes Have Arrived!

Flute lessons have been underway at the Music Academy since the beginning of this year. Last month, Silvermine Academy flute teacher, Pam Barr and some of her flute pupils treated the Grade 4 classes to a flute demonstration. Pam has been introducing our young musicians to flute playing using innovative and modern Nuvo flutes. These lightweight, colorful flutes are designed[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Music
Silvermine Music Academy – The HOME of Music and Performance

Silvermine Music Academy – The HOME of Music and Performance

Silvermine Music Academy Term 1 is underway! We are thrilled to be currently providing over 280 lessons per week to our students, offering excellent music tuition in a variety of instruments. We look forward to being the HOME of quality music education, and creative inspiration! Harm Du Plessis (Guitar) preparing lessons for the term ahead. Retha (Piano) and Harm. The Music[Read More…]

by January 29, 2017 Music
Silvermine Music Academy Gala and Prize Giving; Featuring Grammy Award Winner Jeremy Lubbock

Silvermine Music Academy Gala and Prize Giving; Featuring Grammy Award Winner Jeremy Lubbock

Silvermine Music Academy is proud to welcome 3 time Grammy award winning, Oscar nominated arranger, composer and musician Jeremy Lubbock as our guest of honour at this years Gala and Prize Giving. In a special address, Jeremy will share his experiences and insights drawn from a lifetime of achievements in music. We are so excited to have him join us. Students from[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 Music
Music Marathon an Unprecedented Success – Prize Winning Numbers Announced!

Music Marathon an Unprecedented Success – Prize Winning Numbers Announced!

We are pleased to announce that the Silvermine Music Academy Music Marathon was a huge success with over R23,000.00 raised! Our students performed in multiple venues, collectively playing for several hours over the course of the afternoon.       Our generous parent body offered a wide array of cakes and confectionery to be sold and raffled off on the day.    [Read More…]

by June 23, 2016 Family Matters, Music
Celebrating Former Tutor, and Founding Member, Jeremy Olivier

Celebrating Former Tutor, and Founding Member, Jeremy Olivier

Every now and again Silvermine Music Academy has the opportunity to celebrate the success of past pupils and staff. Those of you who have been watching “The Voice” will have seen former guitar teacher, Jeremy Olivier, performing his way to the final rounds of the TV competition. Jeremy joined the Academy when it first began in 2001 and was one[Read More…]

by May 18, 2016 Music
Creative Compositions

Creative Compositions

Creativity and passion are at the heart of what happens at the Sun Valley Group of Schools. Silvermine Music Academy students are given the guidance and inspiration they need to be truly creative in expressing their talents. Watch Lucie from Grade 3, perform her own composition “Falling Leaves”, which she wrote entirely by herself.

by April 19, 2016 Music
Music Tutor Spotlight – Rob Ogilvie

Music Tutor Spotlight – Rob Ogilvie

Rob has been teaching and playing professionally for the past 24 years. He has developed a few of his own method books and also makes use of the Trinity and Rock school syllabus. When not teaching at Sun Valley, he teaches drum students at Rondebosch High school up to matric and does private lessons. He has played in many band[Read More…]

by January 19, 2016 Music
Our enthusiastic music group!

Our Enthusiastic Music Group!

In the third term we started a Music Group at Silvermine Academy. The girls are very enthusiastic and, as a teacher, I am just facilitating their creativity. Emma-Jean Beattie is an accomplished musician and singer with a budding career and we are fortunate to have her lead most of our songs. Laura van der Merwe brings variety with her keyboard and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 High School, Music
Music Academy: Candlelight concert

Music Academy: Candlelight concert

Silvermine Music Academy Presents… Candlelight Concert 2015 Come and experience the Magic of Music at our Candlelight Concert on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 at 19:30 in the Sun Valley Group of Schools Hall. Our teachers, special guests and students, past and present, will present a varied programme to satisfy all tastes in Music. We look forward to seeing you there.[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 Music
Music Academy – Success Stories

Music Academy – Success Stories

We are proud to announce that Nthabiseng Mathayi was selected to perform at the Hugo Lambrechts concert last Sunday, 30 August 2015.     A delegation from Silvermine Music Academy travelled to Parow to support Nthabiseng. Amongst the group was the Director of Silvermine Music Academy, Nthabiseng’s class teacher and her Violin Teacher, Titia Blake. Fellow Music Academy student Hannah Schubert[Read More…]

by September 7, 2015 Music