Ancient Voices EMBO: Journey to the Roots. A traditional African experience.
Plett-based Tshisa Talent is very proud to present this unique experience that celebrates indigenous African instruments and voices and includes an experiential workshop and a live performance.
The workshop will introduce participants to 11 different instruments whose originals lay deep in various African cultures. These will include the Nyunga Nyunga, uMrhumbhe, uHadi, kudu horns and the uMtshingo. Participants will learn to play these instruments while they are regaled by their stories and origins.
Date: 27th November 2021
Time: 03:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Tickets: R100 Rand for Workshop, R100 for Concert, R150 for both
Venue: St Peter’s Anglican Church Hall
BOOK your tickets now by WhatsApping Tshisa Talent on 063 385 5336
The Concert will be performed by Ancient Voices. They will reveal the history and traditions of these instruments and mesmerize us with their exquisite sounds as they take the audience on a Journey to the Roots.
The Ancient Voices team is composed of arrangers, composers, songwriters, poetry and vocalist using African Indigenous Instruments. Their passion is to revive the use of less known African instruments and introduce the African feel to the present generation through collaboration with other genres like classical, jazz and opera. Their wish is to transfer their knowledge people of all ages and cultures.
The two members – Lungiswa Plaatjies and Nomapostile Nyiki, met in 2014 in a Holland Production titled South African Road Trip and immediately formed the Ancient Voices the same year. They have performed extensively, both locally and internationally.
Their very special guest performer for this exclusive Plett tour is the internationally acclaimed Dizu Plaatjies.
Dizu Plaatjies, born in Transkei, eMampondweni (Phondo land). Grew up in the Cape Town, township of Langa in South Africa. Behind his great sense of humour is a self-driven and spiritual person. He is the founder and former leader of South Africa’s well-reputed, internationally celebrated marimba band, Amampondo.
Dizu´s compositions and arrangements of traditional songs appear on 7 albums by his former group.
After over 15 years of touring with Amampondo he recorded his first solo album in 2005, entitled, Ibuyambo.
Through his music, he has visited over 90 countries outside SA, the USA, Australia, and Scandinavia just to name a few, to perform and hold workshops at schools and festivals.
The workshop will run from 3pm – 5pm and the concert from 7pm – 8pm.
The workshop is limited to 30 people and the concert is limited to 60 people.
So book your tickets now by WhatsApping Tshisa Talent on 063 385 5336.
Workshop = R100. Performance = R100. Workshop and Performance = R150
All ticket sales will be used to further Tshisa Talent’s objectives of Discovering, Developing and Promoting emerging performance artists from rural and underprivileged communities