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Jacques-Pierre Malan Wins Second Prize in SICMF International Study Bursary Competition

MM cello student Jacques-Pierre Malan (GPD ’12, Cello; GPD ’13, Chamber Music), student of Amit Peled, won second prize in the inaugural Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival (SICMF) International Study Bursary Competition – the largest South African bursary for overseas music studies.

The aim of the competition is “to attract the finest local music students to the SICMF by offering an internationally competitive financial reward that will enable further study abroad”, according to the Non-Voting Chair of the jury panel and SICMF Artistic Director, Prof Nina Schumann.

Each finalist performed a concerto (or part thereof), accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Daniel Boico. Watch Malan’s performance here.

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