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
SMA Music Group’s First Performance

SMA Music Group’s First Performance

The Interact members have been visiting the Sunset Retirement Home in Muizenberg for a while and have built a really good relationship with the residents of the home. Yesterday our Music group went with us and had their very first performance at the retirement home. We had Emma-Jean on guitar and Laura on the keyboard accompanying the beautiful voices.  The[Read More…]

by May 21, 2015 Interact, Music
Music Academy Performance Practice Class

Music Academy Performance Practice Class

The Music Academy hosted our second Performance Practice Class of 2015 on Tuesday evening, 5 May. The students performed well and with great enthusiasm, supported by an audience of family members and friends.          The purpose of the Performance Practice Classes is to prepare our Music Academy students for future performances at concerts and events. It has[Read More…]

by May 8, 2015 Music
Silvermine String Ensemble Wins Facets Music Competition

Silvermine String Ensemble Wins Facets Music Competition

The Silvermine Music Academy string ensemble participated in the Facets Music Competition on 28 April hosted by Sans Souci Girls’ High School. They competed in the primary school instrumental ensemble music category against many other schools. We could not be prouder to announce that they won the competition. Well done and we commend them on their hard work and dedication,[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 Music