Featuring the musicians, choirs, comedians and other performers drawn of Fish Hoek, Muizenberg, Simon’s Town, Kalk Bay, St James, Kommetjie, Noordhoek, Ocean View, Masiphumelele, Glencairn and Clovelly
The Scenic South boasts a host of very talented musicians, some of whom took part in the 2012 Neighbourhood Watch Gala concert. For details of the artists see
Jeremy Olivier, musician from Capri
Serendipity, a song by Capri resident, Jeremy Olivier is being aired on 20 stations nationwide. The song is such hit that Jeremy has made a music video which appeared on SABC’s flagship show Hectic Nine 9 this week. It has also been sung live on Expresso.
William (Bill) Selway Robson of Noordhoek – music maker
Meet Bill Robson of Noordhoek, a very talented man with a great sense of humour, who apart from building harpsichords and organs and repairing violins and other musical instruments, plays very beautifully too.
Earl Mentoor of Ocean View: using his talents to help local youth
The quiet gentle mien of Earl Mentor, solo-artist and poet from Ocean View, belies the difficulties he has overcome growing up in an area beset by social problems but also alive with potential and talent.
Dr Steven van der Merwe, composer, conductor and respected medical doctor
Dr Steven van der Merwe will be conducting the premiere performance of his composition, “Eleven – a Requiem for a Parent” on 11 November 2011 at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town at 7.00pm.
Steven is an enrolled student at NMMU under the mentorship of Dr Peter-Louis van Dijk, well known South African and international composer and conductor. Eleven forms part of Steven’s portfolio towards his M.Mus (composition) degree.
Young Pianist Francois Botha
Francois Botha commenced his classical training in 2001 after four years of jazz piano lessons with Fred Kuit. After receiving a music scholarship in 2004 he studied piano with Beverly Howman at Bishops Diocesan College until 2008. During this period he took top prizes at numerous local eisteddfods and competitions…..
Read further on http://www.scenicsouth.co.za/2011/03/francois-botha-talented-young-pianist-and-double-bassist/
The Quarrymen – superb male voice choir of the Scenic South
Bedecked in their long blue-and-yellow scarves – used playfully for effect – and matching miners’ hats, The Quarrymen are a talented and highly entertaining group of male singers, drawn from the diverse communities of the Scenic South. The group was formed in 2007 by Rory Wilson and Hans Zwets and its first musical director was Commander Mike Oldham. For more see
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