A record number of 40 guitarists, representing 17 schools, entered the competition. This event is fast growing in popularity in the classical guitar community.
Read More: Paul Bothner Music Amps Up the Edgemead High School Classical Guitar Competition
Trail-blazing pioneer of modern heavy music and 8-string lead guitarist of Animals as Leaders, Tosin Abasi, gave a mind blowing clinic recently. See the review.
Read More: Legendary Tosin Abasi Guitar Clinic at Zula Bar – Review
They’ve won the Forever Young Competition. Click the link for more.
Read More: And the Winner! WROXETER!
Zildjian congratulates all their artists who performed or received awards at the AMAs. Also check out footage of Zildjian artists on the Warped Tour…
Read More: Zildjian Artists at The American Music Awards
The annual Herschel unplugged competition, was held on Friday 13 April, at The Knead Restaurant at Palmyra Junction. Twelve, rather nervous, but excited students, performed covers and originals on guitar and vocals, to a very partisan appreciative audience.
Read More: Herschel Unplugged Competition
Every year, Paul Bothner Music sponsors a UCT Music Student who shows great promise as a performance artist. This year’s glowing winner is the prodigious David Male, the hot new talent who plays in the style of masters such as Wes Montgomery and Jim Hall. His prize, a R10 000 voucher from Paul Bothner Music.
Read More: David Male – New Paul Bothner Music & UCT ‘Promising Musician’ Award Winner
Salmon Fikster attending Pionier School was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, making him blind since birth. Salmon’s blindness has not stopped him from expressing his musical side, playing the Piano, Guitar and Singing.
Read More: Paul Bothner Music donates a brand new guitar to blind musician
The winner is… James Klein!!! Seen here with Paul Bothner Music’s Heidi Odendal (centre) and the Lucky Draw Competition prize-winner, Gavin Jacobs (right). James goes through to the next round, to be held on Saturday 3 December, at the World of Yamaha Theatre, in Johannesburg. Read more…
Read More: Yamaha Key Performance of Note Competition – Reviewed by Heidi Odendal
Living Hope hosted a Teen Career Day, to educate and expand the career dreams of “at-risk” teens in our communities, with the help of Paul Bothner Music and other organizations.
Read More: Paul Bothner Music Assists Living Hope Teen Career Day