More information about Indaba 2019 including the programme, ticket availability and featured artists will be available shortly.
Notice of AGM:
As usual our Annual General Meeting will be held during the Indaba this year, and all members are encouraged to attend. The meeting is currently scheduled for 10AM on Sunday 8 December at the UNISA Sunnyside Campus, but do stay tuned for any possible changes or further details.
Request for information:
Jessica Daniels at the University of Stellenbosch has asked if anyone has information about the composers Albrecht Holm, Darius Weinberg and Edward Aitchison. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be glad to put you in contact.
ISCM World Music Days 2020 New Zealand:
Congratulations to Lukas Ligeti for having his work "Labyrinth of Stars" selected for performance/presentation during the ISCM2020 World New Music Days in New Zealand from 21 – 30 April 2020.
He writes: "I perform on marimba lumina, a sophisticated MIDI controller designed by synthesizer pioneer Donald Buchla. In 2009, I composed Labyrinth of Clouds, a concerto for marimba lumina and orchestra, commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra. I then experimented with
improvisations based on that work’s solo part; in 2014, that coalesced into a new piece. Labyrinth of
Stars – The Far Southeast is a new, further development, featuring new sections and designed for a
surround-sound system rather than stereo. Using a wide variety of samples plus synthesizers, it
combines African xylophone techniques with live mixing, and white noise with complex microtonal