The Culture Committee (KuKo) of the Stellenbosch University SRC will be hosting an a capella concert in association with the a capella ensemble Shades of Yale University on Friday, 15 March.
Shades of Yale, an ensemble that specialises in “music of the African diaspora & African-American tradition”, will be performing alongside the Stellenbosch University Vocal Ensemble (formerly KuKopella) at 19:30 at Kruiskerk on Friday, 15 March.
This concert forms part of Shades of Yale’s Spring Tour in South Africa, with songs from artists such as Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Ben E King.
“It is our objective to offer a unique, musically excellent, and spiritually enriching performance experience at Yale University and beyond.”
The Shades of Yale concert is part of a new community outreach programme by KuKo, emphasising its aim to promote arts that are “locally relevant whilst being internationally excellent”, according to the chairperson, Blaine Josephs. Josephs is also working in conjunction with
They will be providing transport and tickets for the event to disadvantaged children at the Legacy Development Centre in Kayamandi, a suburb of Stellenbosch.
Tickets for the event are R80 if bought before the time and will be sold in the Neelsie Student Centre or alternatively, tickets can be booked by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or R100 at the door.