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Reasons to be Proud - #R2bP: The Nelson Mandela University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Grant Snyman, was placed second at the South African National Band & Orchestra Competition held in Umhlanga, KZN last weekend.

The orchestra scored an amazing 87.25% for their performance, awarding them with national SASBA colours.

“Nice to see you enjoy what you are doing, which is making music. Amazing performance!” the Chief Adjudicator told the orchestra after the event.

The event held on 27 and 28 September, featured primary and high school marching bands, marimba bands, wind bands and orchestras from around South Africa. Hosted in conjunction with the South African School Band Association and the Durban Music School, the competition saw ensembles of all forms competing in front of a professional panel of adjudicators in a massive two-day musical spectacular.

Contact information
Mrs Nicky Bosman
Academic Secretary: Department of Music
Tel: 27 41 504-4235