New Musician Database for the Western Cape | Western Cape Government


New Musician Database for the Western Cape

12 January 2006

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Let's Make Music!

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is about to embark on a process to establish a Musicians Resource Office that would address issues pertaining to professional performing artists.

All current and aspiring persons in the music industry are invited to provide information as well as details in order for a provincial database to be collated, which would be administered by the Musician’s Resource Office.

Registered persons on the database will be invited to initiatives organised by the Interim Western Cape Musician's Association.

Are you?

  • Involved in African music (traditional and contemporary)/ Jazz/ Classical/Opera/ Choral/ Hip Hop/ Reggae / Gospel/ Rap/ Kwaito/Rhythm and Blues/Cape Minstrel music / Ghoema music
  • A disc jockey (DJ's)/ sound engineer/ studio musician/ technician
  • A music researcher/ teacher/ lecturer/ producer/ conductor/ composer/independent music school
  • A promoter/agent/manager?

Organisations and individual music practitioners who fall within the above-mentioned categories and genres should forward the following information:

  1. Full name and surname
  2. Area of specialisation within the industry
  3. Contact details, including postal address, e-mail and telephone number/s
  4. Employment status within the industry: full-time or part-time
  5. An indication of international networks (please specify)
  6. Personal information, including gender and ID numbers

All information should be forwarded to:
The Head of Department: Cultural Affairs and Sport,
Private Bag X9067, Cape Town 8000.

Please direct all enquiries to:
Lindsay Jeptha
tel: 021 483-9722
fax: 021 483-9711
cell: 072 875 0233
Alternatively contact Nuraan Vallie at 082 2937 454 or 021 483-9729.

Registration forms are available at our offices.

NOTE: The Database will be used to provide effective information to music practitioners and others with an interest in the music industry to structure the music industry and ensure equal access to the industry’s resources. The database would assist in identifying, nurturing and developing young talent to become tomorrow's musical icons and ambassadors.


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