Art and music at MTTC fest

2016-10-05 06:00
Phillipa Shezi, from Russell High School, will sing at ‘A Journey Through Art and Music’, a fund-raising festival for the My Tutor and Teaching Centre on Saturday.               PHOTO: supplied

Phillipa Shezi, from Russell High School, will sing at ‘A Journey Through Art and Music’, a fund-raising festival for the My Tutor and Teaching Centre on Saturday. PHOTO: supplied

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“A JOURNEY Through Art and Music” — a fun-0raising festival for the My Tutor and Teaching Centre (MTTC) — takes place on Saturday from 11am to 2pm.

The festival will feature live music with a line-up of new young talent and well-known, established performers.

The programme includes Pietermaritzburg pianist and music teacher Jacques Heyns, guitarist-singer-songwriter Rusty Red (aka Luke Wyngaard­), 2015 SA Idols finalist Bridgitt Leahy, MTTC tutor and singer Melissa Hudson-Bennett, Russell High singing stars Phillipa Shezi and Minenhle Phetha, and Pieter- maritzburg­ Girls’ High singer, Carrie Pearce.

Phetha and Pearce were both leads in Maritzburg College’s 2016 musical production All Shook Up.

There will also be an exhibition of Grade 8 to Grade 12 art and design work, as well as a Grade 1 to Grade 7 art workshop.

Children can have their faces painted by Grade 8 and Grade 9 creative­ arts pupils, and food and beverages will be available.

The fund-raiser will take place at the centre, at Connaught and New England roads.

Visitors can park outside the centre­ or at Checkers Mall.

Entry is R10 and there will be a donation box for anyone who would like to make a further donation to MTTC.

Inquiries to Mary-Ann Hartley at 074 199 9104. - Arts Editor.

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