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Africa Rejoice! Sing and Dance the South African Way – Michael Barrett

Africa Rejoice! is a vibrant workshop that honours South Africa's 30 years of democracy. Experience the country’s diverse music traditions through singing and dancing, guided by South African conductor and choral performance expert, Michael Barrett.

$35 (plus service fees)
75 minutes
Fri 12 Jul 2024
Fri 12 Jul, 10:30am - 11:45am

Africa Rejoice! is a vibrant workshop that commemorates South Africa's 30 Years of democracy. Participants are immersed in the rich tapestry of South African music traditions as they are guided in singing and dancing the South African way. This interactive experience not only celebrates the nation's cultural diversity but also explores the powerful role of singing has played as a vehicle to foster unity and harmony. A unique opportunity to connect with the spirit of South Africa through music and movement.

Michael Barrett conducts the University of Pretoria (Tuks) Camerata and is a senior lecturer in choral conducting in the Department of Music. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCE) and a Performance Licentiate in Singing from the University of South Africa and a Doctorate of Music (Performing Arts) in Choral Performance through the University of Pretoria. Michael is also Executive Director and Co-Producer of “Capital Singers”, South Africa’s largest community choir project.

Presented by:
World Choir Games 2024

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