Bass player and teacher Sibongile Buda on the healing power of music

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Double bass player Sibongile Buda says she lets the music speak for her when she is happy or sad.
Double bass player Sibongile Buda says she lets the music speak for her when she is happy or sad.
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She believes music and education go hand in hand. It’s so much more than entertainment – it is a means of expression as well.

So says double bass player Sibongile Buda who works as a music teacher at Committed Artist for Cultural Advancement (Cafca) where she focuses on enhancing the music skills of children from disadvantaged communities.

Sibongile (33), also known as Ms Buda Bass, has been teaching a Grade 2 music theory class, as well as the double bass and electrical bass since 2010. She is a firm believer in music as a communication tool.

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