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Congrats!

Martin Berger and the Stellenbosch University Chamber Choir have been awarded Best Classical Music Production of the Woordfees 2015. We are surprised, humbled but excited to get such a prestigious recognition of our work! Our thanks go to Marthinus Basson, Hugo Theart, Chris Pienaar and…

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05 May 2015 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles no comments

VoCantus reloaded….

VoCantus reloaded! Sat., 03.01.2015, 19 Uhr, Kirche Maria-Himmelfahrt, Marpingen Sun, 04.01.2015, 16 Uhr, Kirche St. Agatha, Merzig-Merchingen From 2nd – 4th of January 2015 Martin Berger will be working again with VoCantus, a semi-professional Vocalensemble from Germany.

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02 Nov 2014 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles, Allgemein no comments

Bach in Africa

Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b-minor (BWV 232) with Andreas Scholl, Felix Koch and Martin Berger Stellenbosch University´s newly established Unit for Early Music and the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in Germany have started a unique cooperation that is spanning continents and bringing together students from the…

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09 Apr 2014 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles, Allgemein no comments

Hong Kong 2015

Martin has received the most prestigious invitation to serve as an adjudicator and to offer a workshop at the 2015 World Youth and Children’s Choir Festival (WYCCF) in Hong Kong. The World Youth and Children’s Choir Festival (WYCCF) was initiated by Prof. Leon Shiu-wai TONG,…

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25 Mar 2014 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles, Allgemein no comments

Hamba kahle uTata Madiba!

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” (Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918-2013) Hamba kahle uTata Madiba! R.I.P.

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08 Dec 2013 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles, Allgemein no comments

Music can make the difference…

It´s now five years ago since I travelled with the “Mädchenkantorei am Würzburger Dom” (my previous girls´choir) on a very successful and exciting tour through South Africa. The girls were excited by the vibe, power and diversity of the country which has now become my…

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09 Sep 2013 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles no comments

New Devision for Early Music at US

On 16.04.2013 the Music Department of Stellenbosch University has established a new Unit for Early Music. The Unit will be a hub for all activities of that kind in the Western Cape. Read more in  Die Burger  and check further Early Music activities at  Early Music Stellenbosch.

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24 May 2013 Posted by Martin Berger in Aktuelles, Allgemein no comments

Now in South Africa!

Since 01 April 2013 Martin Berger teaches at the Music Department at the prestigious Stellenbosch University in South Africa. The main campus is located in Stellenbosch, about 40 kilometers east of Cape Town. Some 28,000 students and about 3,000 faculty and staff members study, work…

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02 Apr 2013 Posted by admin in Aktuelles no comments