Two outstanding young South African singers have climbed several rungs on the ladder to stardom, after being named the recipients of the 2018 Javett Music Awards.
Grammy-nominated musician and teacher Lenora Helm Hammonds is looking forward to inspiring South Africa’s budding jazz musicians during a month-long tenure at the University of Pretoria (UP) as part of the inaugural Javett Jazz Artist-in-Residence programme.
Press Release: Winners of the first annual Javett Music Award competition at the University of Pretoria
Sandisile Gqweta and Olu Yakhe have been named winners of the 2018 Javett Music Awards at the University of Pretoria.
Globally acclaimed; widely recognised as a composer, jazz musician and singer of exceptional talent and quality; and dedicated teacher and mentor to thousands the world over, Lenora Helm Hammonds has been named recipient of the 2018 University of Pretoria Javett Music Award.
The Department of Music at the University of Pretoria (UP), in conjunction with the Javett Foundation, is proud to announce the Javett Music Award, a new annual music award programme for young South African musicians.