Wynberg comes home with two awards after first Marimba Jam Eisteddfod

Our marimbas bands shone at the first Marimba Jam Eisteddfod. On the 1st November, the WGHS marimba bands took part in the first Marimba Jam Eisteddfod. Marimba Jam is the company started by past pupil and teacher, Kiara Ramklass, (when she was a Grade 11 student at Wynberg) to bring the joy of culture and music […]

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“Amaqhawekazi” – Captivating Culture in just one night!

 The Cultural Evening, organised by our Ubuntu Society, was a night filled with African songs, poetry, traditional dancing, hip-hop, delicious food and so much more! On 21 October 2017  the audience was entertained by performances from over 10 schools amongst which were Wynberg Boys’ High School, Herschel, Rondebosch Boys’ High, Rustenburg Girls’ High, Springfield, Sans Souci, Malibu High, […]

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On September 21st, 2017, posted in: Culture, Featured, Grade 11, Marimba Band, News, Ubuntu Society by

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? Significant shifts in our birthday celebrations!

In a number of ways, this year’s Founders’ Day ceremony was unusual: there are not many schools in Cape Town which can boast of providing educational excellence to Capetonians (and beyond) for 133 years. It was also unusual, because the formal celebration of the occasion didn’t take place in the Aileen Currie Hall as it […]

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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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? 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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“Music washes away the dust of the soul”

Great music lifts your heart, warms the soul and makes you feel good. And at the end of a busy week, during an extraordinarily busy term as exams loom, it is just what was needed. Lasting a brief 45 minutes, it was a concert that left us wanting more. The performances by our ensembles and vocalists […]

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Senior Marimba Band receives highest marks in this category for fifth consecutive year! WOW!

Our Marimba bands did exceptionally well at the the FACETS Competition! The Junior Marimba Band won the prize for “Best Junior High School Band” and received a mark of 94% (placing them 2nd overall in the main category). Colleen Hart, the adjudicator, presented their band with a collection of her marimba books volume 1 & […]

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Their vibrant energy is utterly contagious…

Proud teacher Kiara Ramklass, posted this happy photograph of our Marimba Bands, who performed at this weekend’s Wynberg Junior School’s fundraiser ? ?☀ “Some of our best students! Always makes me so happy and proud to perform alongside these talented individuals!” she remarked. We think the feeling’s mutual. The crowd was kept entertained as Kiara Ramklass switched […]

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