Woodwind Department

The Beau Soleil Woodwind Department offers students the exceptional opportunity to study with nationally known teachers specializing in the full complement of Woodwind instruments, including flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone. Students can expect individual attention, high standards and a supportive learning environment. Our students work with a professional accompanist on repertoire throughout the year and have a wide range of opportunities to perform.

Each student is challenged to develop his or her own musicianship to the highest degree while following individual goals. Wind ensembles, stage band, chamber music opportunities and master classes with guest artists broaden the musical boundaries for woodwind students at Beau Soleil.
Beau Soleil’s reputation for excellence attracts students from around the Peninsula, enhancing the overall educational experience of music students.

International Double Reed Society

John Rojas recently returned from giving concerts in Granada, Spain at the invitation of the International Double Reed Society representing South Africa at this year’s conference. The program consisted of works by South African composers as well as arrangements of Afrikaans and African folk songs. Pictured with Mr Rojas is his pianist-wife Maria Elizabeth Bezuidenhout. 

SAX IMPROV WORKSHOP

Hosted by Per Thornberg (Sweden)

In collaboration with the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival 20th Anniversary 

Date: Friday 23 February

Time: 14h30 – 17h00

Venue: SACS High School

Newlands Avenue, Newlands

 

RSVP:  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or Ann 082 451 3696

 Bring your instrument

 

John Rojas

Head of the Woodwind Department 

john@beausoleil.org.za

Student Feature

Joshua Atwood-Palm is a grade 12 learner who specializes in saxophone and oboe. He has his own saxophone quartet at SACS and is active giving concerts around town. Joshua hopes to study overseas after he completes his final exams.

Events

FUND RAISING MUSATHON

 

We managed to raise R31000 at our 2017 event, which goes towards our development programme. This provides opportunities to many disadvantaged young students to learn a musical instrument. Thanks for your support! MUSATHON 2018 will be in October. The exact date is to be confirmed so keep an eye out. We can top last year's total with your help, so please support us with donations and join us for a day of music making starting at 9am. 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 021 761 1894