CAPE TOWN MARIMBA FESTIVAL
Will take place on Friday 12 April, at 19h45 at the Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre Complex, Rondebosch.
The Cape Town Marimba Festival is a joint venture between the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival and amaAmbush.
amaAmbush is involved in the development of African music on the marimba. The organisation provides marimba teachers to schools, manufactures and supplies marimba instruments and operates a number of performing marimba groups. amaAmbush vision is to provide South African youth with opportunity of play African music. Around the Cape amaAmbush are responsible for the tuition of approximately 600 students in marimba bands in schools and organisations. Through these opportunities they will create an African music identity for themselves, their school, their community and their country South Africa.
The following marimba groups will be performing:
Herschel Girls’ High School Grade 12 Band, Bishops Ensemble Band, Pinelands High School Senior Band, Edgemead High School Senior Band, Manenberg High School Band
Ned Doman High School Band, Rustenberg Girls High School Senior Band, Parklands College Senior Band, Edgemead Prep School Senior Band, Springfield Convent Intermediate Band, St George’s Grammar School Senior Band, Wynberg Girls’ High School Senior Band, Milnerton High School Band, St Cyprian’s Girls School Senior Band, American International School of Cape Town Band. Touch Wood
Tickets are available from Computicket, adults R90, seniors, students and scholars R45.
- Herschel Girls’ High School Grade 12 Band
- Bishops Ensemble Band
- Pinelands High School Senior Band
- Edgemead High School Senior Band
- Manenberg High School Band
- Ned Doman High School Band
- Rustenberg Girls’ High School Senior Band
- Parklands College Senior Band
- Edgemead Prep School Senior Band
- Springfield Convent Intermediate Band
- St George’s Grammar School Senior Band
- Wynberg Girls’ High School Senior Band
- Milnerton High School Band
- St Cyprian’s Girls’ School Senior Band
- American International School of Cape Town Band
- Touch Wood