Education and community development initiatives are an important part of the AfrofestSA program, with
Sessions relating to indigenous music, mainstream music education, music theory, performance and the music industry will be held at the various music venues and community centres.
Our speciality workshops include Entrepreneurship, Media Relations, Social History and Business Networking Sessions, with global practitioners Peter Toh(Canada), Koketso Sechane(SA), Caryn Dolley(SA), Patric Mellet, Waleed Abdulhamid(Canada) and others…
Our Music Coordinator
The workshops and community development program is being coordinated by George Werner who is a well known and highly respected musician and music teacher in Cape Town.
George’s passion for educating young people in multiple music genres and indigenous music from other regions, and particularly the jazz idiom, has seen him do many exchange projects with youth groups over the years from Africa, Europe and the USA.