Inam Somdaka

Inam Somdaka

Inam Somdaka “I want to play the violin until I am old”       Inam Somdaka (8 years old, Grade 3) has been playing the violin for three years now. Being a single mother is not always easy for mom Lucia, but seeing her daughter light up when she...
Phumzile Hadi

Phumzile Hadi

Phumzile Hadi “Playing the violin shows that I am not just a girl. I am a girl with a lot of talent”       Phumzile Hadi (8 years old, Grade 3) is her parents, Phumla and Alfred’s, pride and joy. Dad says the violin is like a second parent to...
Allulutho Dwandwa

Allulutho Dwandwa

Allulutho Dwandwa “She knows what is expected of her and she loves the violin” – Allulutho’s Mum       Allulutho Dwadwa (10 years old, Grade 4) started playing the violin in Grade R. Her mother, Mongikazi, says “Allulutho”...
Siposethu Gontsi

Siposethu Gontsi

Siposethu Gontsi Playing the violin makes him calm, says Siposethu. “It makes me a good person.”   Taught by Maria Botha during his early years, Siposethu Gontsi has been playing the violin for the past ten years. Currently enrolled as a mechanical engineering...