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 student, Siposethu spends his Saturdays assisting with teaching young Muzukidz learners.

“Playing the violin taught me to love: music, myself and others,” says Siposethu.

On the question why he decided to play the violin, Siposethu answered immediately: “It kept me from doing bad things and help me to stay away from gangsters and crime while I was growing up in Khayelitsha.”

Playing the violin makes him calm, says Siposethu. “It makes me a good person.”

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