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Concerts SA’s Digital Mobility Fund Streams Hope to Musicians Once Again

For Immediate Release #DMF2021 Results Announced   We are proud to announce the results of the Concerts SA Digital Mobility Fund for the April 2021 callout. For the second year in a row, Concerts SA has awarded subsidies to music projects. A total of 62 grants of R30 000 each were awarded to projects across the country.  For a list of all successful applications, visit www.concertssa.co.za or www.iksafrica.com The Concerts SA project is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through

Concerts SA Invites Music Professionals To Apply For The Digital Mobility Fund 2021

Concerts SA is calling for proposals for the Digital Mobility Fund 2021. Music professionals can now apply for support to stream their live concerts by completing an online form. The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm on Thursday 22 April 2021.   In the past years, Concerts SA has supported thousands of musicians to tour the Southern African region with funding for various expenses, including transport, accommodation and artist fees.   To encourage ongoing ‘movement’ in the locked-down music sector, Concerts SA has opened a call for

Stellar array of iconic artists to mark World Refugee Day 2019

June 4th 2019: A stellar array of iconic South African artists is giving voice to the global refugee crisis with an inaugural concert for refugees to be held at Johannesburg’s Linder Auditorium on June 21st.   Already confirmed for this unmissable event are Pops Mohamed, Sibongile Khumalo, Gcina Mhlophe and Yvonne Chaka Chaka, with the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) and Buskaid adding to the heavyweight line-up. The music programme of jazz, Afro-pop and light classical music will be accompanied by a compelling

Shisa nyama and ‘clazzy’ sounds make for a Kind of Cool feast of SA music

After an evening filled with dazzling performances of original South African music, two new SAMRO Overseas Scholarships winners were crowned on Saturday night – composers Andrew Hoole (Jazz) and Conrad Asman (Western Art Music).   University of Cape Town graduate Hoole and current UCT student Asman (who hails from Johannesburg) each won a R200 000 scholarship from the SAMRO Foundation to further their postgraduate studies, or professional development, abroad.   During a gala concert at Johannesburg’s Linder Auditorium on Saturday 18 August 2018, a

In honour of our iqhawe Madiba – what is on the menu for the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Composers on Saturday Night (18 August)

In honour of our iqhawe Madiba – what is on the menu for the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Composers on Saturday Night (18 August)   Disclaimer: This article refers metaphorically to the concert event’s program as a menu and references to dinner should not be taken literally.   The SAMRO Foundation always does its best to create a vibrant and exciting platform to present its finalists at the concert evening and final round of the SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition. On Saturday a fabulous