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Postgraduate registration at the SACM takes place from 5 to 7 February 2014. 

Every year in the so-called winter term (June/July) a course in Historically Informed Performance is offered to 4th year BMus students and occasional students from outside UCT. Several concerts by students and lecturers take place during the course. For information about the 2014 course and reports on previous courses click here.


A schedule of this year's HIP concerts may be found here.

On February 1 George Stevens was appointed lecturer in vocal studies at the South African College of Music.

SACM Strubenholm

Free lunchtime concerts presented by students and staff of the SACM take place in the Baxter Concert Hall or the Chisholm Recital Room at the SA College of Music every Thursday during term time. The concerts commence at 13h05 and fit neatly into 40 minutes.

Members of the public are invited to attend these concerts.

SASRIM Congress 2015

SASRIM cordially invites you to its ninth annual congress to be held at the South African College of Music, University of Cape Town from 16 to 18 July 2015.

This year, for the first time, two keynote speakers were approached to speak, namely Christopher Ballantine (emeritus professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal) and Lydia Goehr (professor, Columbia University). We look forward to these influential scholars’ presentations which will be a highlight of the conference.

Submissions are invited on any research topic related to music