? Musicians Make Magic

On Thursday the 26 October, Ms. Franke held her annual music concert in which all of her pupils performed. There was a line up of fifteen musicians, with instruments varying from the recorder to the flute to the piano and, although some of the students had completed their final music exam earlier that week, most […]

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? Joy is contagious we discover, at the Spring Concert for the Elderly

Heads of Service and Culture, Abby Anderton and Bella Draper, organise a joyful and entertaining afternoon entirely fitting for Spring One of the first projects of the Heads of Service and Culture is the organising of a Spring concert for the elderly. While the Head of Service is responsible for drawing up a guest list […]

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Final performance of the Combined Concert Band by our Matrics

On Sunday 15 October, the Concert Band (a band consisting of musicians from both WGHS and WBHS) performed at the annual Sunset Concert at Wynberg Boys’ High School. Unfortunately the weather was not ideal for the usual outdoor concert, so the performances were moved into the Main Hall.  This didn’t stop the bands from giving […]

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✨If you were expecting a sparkle, you got FIREWORKS! ?

What a show! Our dancers in Raising the Barre did just that last night: they gave their hearts and souls and the audience loved it.  In a beautifully balanced and exciting show, Jackie Badenhorst provided us with an inspired evening of dance. From ballet to ballroom to streetwise and sassy hip hop we journeyed through the […]

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Joyous and Inspirational celebration at Marimba Jam Festival 2017

What a fabulous celebration of sound, energy and spirit there was at the second Marimba Jam, where more than 200 learners performed at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone. Apart from the professional company, Marimba Jam (and the teachers of our learners), participating schools included Springfield Convent, Wynberg Girls’ High and Junior Schools, St Cyprian’s School […]

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? ? Don’t miss the Marimba Jam Festival on 17 August!

Get your tickets now for the 2017 Marimba Jam. Tickets can be purchased at through Quicket. Marimba Jam teaches seven bands at Wynberg – all of which are taking part in the Festival. Marimba Jam is also home to a few Wynberg Past Pupils: Kiara and Amira Ramklass, Sinako Bovana, Sixolile Beja as well as Rachel […]

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Concert Moments: achingly beautiful performances from our matrics …

In the wintery, wet and windy darkness our Matric Music students donned their Matric dance dresses to create a magical evening for a select audience in the new (and partially) refurbished Music Room. The temptation on evenings like this for some may be to stay at home, but what an opportunity would have been missed! […]

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? Music to our ears!

The Music Departments of our Campus of Schools provided us with a gloriously rich and varied programme of Music at the Campus of Schools Instrumental Concert. With performances from our Marimba Bands, Junior School orchestras and performances from our Combined Jazz Bands, Strings, Wind Bands and Orchestras it was a time for students of all […]

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Performing in one of the best concert halls in the world!

On Friday 5 May, members of the Combined Concert Band  were invited to perform in the Band Extravaganza in the Endler Concert Series presented by the University of  Stellenbosch Symphonic Wind Ensemble (USSWE)in an evening of band favourites.  The USSWE collaborates with community partners in presenting an evening of diverse music by bands of differing […]

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Celebrate the end of exams by attending the inaugural Marimba Jam Festival

Kiara Ramklass and Rachel Suttle – both past pupils and Heads of Culture of Wynberg in their years – are launching the first Marimba Jam Festival. The event takes place on Friday night, 25 November at 19:30 until 21:30 at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre. Tickets are R80 per Adult, R40 per Student/Scholar *Students must produce […]

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