Drakensberg Boys Choir recently enrolled its first two members from the New Boys Choir, into the Concert Choir – Lutho Ngaleka (hailing from Durban) and Bjorn Kruger (hailing from Winterton). Prior to this momentous occasion, the boys each sight read a piece in front of the whole choir, followed by signing their voice part in [...]
The world-famous Drakensberg Boys Choir recently appeared as a guest act on ‘The Voice SA’. The 24 boys were excited to work with the top musicians and industry specialists involved with the show. During the show, the boys performed the opening act of ‘Special Star’, with the final seven contestants, paying tribute to Mango Groove. [...]
Drakensberg Boys Choir School recently launched their '12 Club', acknowledging the top three boys in Grade 6-9 for their academic successes. This event took the form of a formal dinner at the Executive Headmaster's house, where the boys had to prepare speeches. Seen here are Tjama Keta, Khwezi Msimang, Brett Fernihough, Finlay Dalrymple, Walther de [...]
A note from our Artistic Team, Bernard Kruger & Tobias Stückelberger: In 2019, we are celebrating 25 Years of Freedom in South Africa. Our country has come a long way in terms of building bridges between different races and cultures. We are nowhere close to living in complete harmony as a nation, and so we [...]
Congratulations to 26 boys and two staffmembers from the Drakensberg Boys Choir School for completing the world’s largest open water event – Midmar Mile! Seen here are the boys, with some parents and staff.
Drakensberg Boys Choir recently held its annual Interhouse Gala. This year the gala was won by the Eagles house. Seen here are the boys who performed the best in each age group, back: Charlie Brown, Arron-Michael Waugh, Daniel van Jaarsveld, Connor McKenzie. Front: Walther de Bruin, Angus Thomson & Damien Butt.
Drakensberg Boys Choir recently competed in the annual Wagendrift Challenge. Forty-one Drakies boys took part in either the swim, biathlon, or triathlon - in teams or individual. The school won the School Award for having the most boys enter and finish the event. Seen here are the category winners: Ntando Ngcobo (Half Triathlon – [...]
Drakensberg Boys Choir recently hosted two Swiss-musicians Reiner Schneider-Waterberg (baritone) and Dominic Chamot (piano), in the format of a Summer Soirée, catering for those in the Champagne Valley and surrounds. The duo performed masterpieces from the likes of Beethoven and Debussy, as well as South African and contemporary music. To end the performance, the Choir [...]
Some of Drakensberg Boys Choir School’s boys recently performed at Montecasino, for a New Year’s Celebration for the Japanese who live and work in South Africa. The event had 400-500 guests, who thoroughly enjoyed the boys' performance, the photo opportunity with them afterwards, and they enjoyed buying some merchandise. The boys sang 'Hanu wa saku' [...]