𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 to the senior marimba band, consisting of Sbusisiwe Gcinisa, Precious Nobula, Ayabulela Goliath, Lisakhanya Mvandaba, Shona Zana, Ambesiwe Tokwe, Simamkele Soyana and Harly Qina, on being awarded a 92% (cum laude) – a Triple Gold Award – for their piece ‘𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘉𝘺 𝘔𝘦’ during this year’s Karoo Eisteddfod. Here they can be seen playing the song during Union High School, Graaff-Reinet’s recent Music Evening.
As part of our extra-curricular programme at Union, the school offers a marimba band programme. Learners are introduced to the programme as early as Grade 5 and are taught the skills necessary in an exciting and fun environment by our music educators, Mrs Sanette Brink and Ms Zelda Oosthuizen.
𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙘𝙪𝙧𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙡𝙮 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙬𝙤 𝙨𝙚𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙢𝙗𝙖 𝙗𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙟𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙧 𝙗𝙖𝙣𝙙. Marimba is an amazing tool for learning, team building and morale boosting and serves as a fun and interactive way for our learners to build their confidence while demonstrating their unique talents.
𝘈𝘵 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘸𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘩𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘳 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭. 𝘞𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘱𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘭𝘦𝘵𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘢𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘴𝘶𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘶𝘮𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘦𝘥𝘶𝘤𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯.