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Berea, KZN
South Africa

The Bow Music Conference at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on 24 - 27 February 2016 is put together in consultation with southern African and international bow music researchers. Participation will include academics from a wide spectrum of indigenous musical arts, practitioners and cultural bearers of diverse bow music traditions in sub-Saharan and abroad.

Performers

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Matlali Kheoana

Steve Jones

Her experience of playing lekopethomo and sekebeku (jaw harp) spans over forty years. Kheoana is widely regarded as a library of Lesotho music and has been commissioned by the Morija Museum to teach the indigenous music of Lesotho to youth.

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Bavikile Ngema

Steve Jones

Bavikile Ngema [MaBhengu] (umakhweyana, umbheleza [mouthbow], imfiliji [harmonica], isitolotolo [jaws harp] was born in 1951 in the Nkandla district of KwaZulu-Natal.  A prolific composer and virtuoso player on umakhweyana and umqangala (umbheleza) Nguni musical bows, she also performs harmonica and jaws-harp.

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