High school to host fund-raising concert

2016-02-23 06:00
 Photo: supplied Annalie Herbst-van Rooyen will perform at the fund-raising concert.

Photo: supplied Annalie Herbst-van Rooyen will perform at the fund-raising concert.

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CURRO Hillcrest Christian Academy (HCA) will host a fund-raising concert on 17 March at 7pm for the Siyajabula Centre.

The Siyajabula Centre is in Molweni, in the Upper Highway and is home to 37 abandoned or orphaned children.

Siyajabula has been in existence, in various forms, since 1996. Eunice Mweli was teaching at a local primary school and took in two abandoned twins who, one day were simply never collected from school. From there, while working closely with local social workers, numbers grew organically.

Over the years, friends from the community have rallied around Eunice to assist her - a small house has been built, and various projects undertaken, but the current conditions remain vastly inadequate.

HCA has been kind in investing their time, facilities and resources, including volunteer staff and pupils.

The concert will feature two celebrity artists - Annalie Herbst-van Rooyen (opera singer) and Ct. Filip Kormuth (concert pianist and composer), who agreed to perform pro bono for this worthy cause.

Kormuth has over 100 local performance and recitals and number of international recitals under his belt and is composing works for musicians, choirs local film makers. He has a master of music degree and is working towards his PhD.

Kormuth has a substantial studio (over 20 students, of all ages and mixed abilities), is working for Unisa and is a composer and concert pianist.

After obtaining a BA degree in teaching Rooyen decided to follow her passion and studied opera singing with some of South Africa's best vocal coaches. She performed mostly in the Cape with top artists in the classical and contemporary music field. An evening with Herbst-van Rooyen always leaves memories of an exquisite voice singing music that warms the heart and touches the soul.

Tickets are R80 (adult), R60 (pensioners and children under 12) and R30 (parents of young participants).

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