The Bow Project

Nofinishi Dywili at Lumko Institute c. 1981

The Bow Project was launched in 2002 by Michael Blake as a project of NewMusicSA’s annual New Music Indaba at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. The original artistic objective of the project was to encourage South African composers to engage with traditional music as a compositional resource.

Sterkfontein Composers Meeting

Sterkfontein Group inside Standing Stone Circle

The Sterkfontein Composers Meeting is a masterclass for young and emerging composers held annually at the Nirox Foundation. The unique setting, within the Cradle of Humankind, provides the ideal environment in which young composers can learn and create.