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Spotlight shines on National Youth Music Contenders

The nerves and excitement are building up for the 2019 National Youth Music Competition that starts on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Parow, Cape Town.

The competition celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, Starting tomorrow, Thursday 12 September 2019, each of the 18 selected contestants will step into the spotlight, revealing the rising stars’ road to fame.

The spotlight will randomly select a name from the list of competitors below.

Contestants in the 2019 National Youth Music Competition

Surname

Name

Age

Instrument

Origin

School/University

Brodie

Daniel

19

Piano

East London

US

Brooks

Jordan

16

Violin

Fairways, CT

Westerford High

Cyster

David

19

Clarinet

Durbanville, CT

US

De Decker

Amber

19

Violin

Mowbray, CT

US

Hill

Paula

17

Flute

Durbanville, CT

El Shaddai

Huan

Leo

16

Piano

Die Wilgers, Pta

Crawford College

Joubert

Gerhard

17

Piano

Stellenbosch

Jan van Riebeeck HS, CT

Joubert

Pieter

17

Violin

Bloemfontein

Sentraal High

Masote

Pendo

15

Violin

Victoria, Jhb

The Yehudi Menuhin School

McLea

Vaughan

17

Cello

Bergbron, Jhb

Helpmekaar College

Müller

Keon

15

Saxophone

Blaauwberg, CT

Homeschool

Naudé

Willie

17

Cello

Roodepoort

Monument High

Parks

Zoé

17

Flute

Brackenfell, CT

El Shaddai

Robertson

Caroline

19

Cello

Fernwood Estate, CT

UCT

Slabbert

Liam

16

Bassoon

Brackenfell, CT

Durbanville High

Van Wyk

Lisa

19

Flute

Bellville, CT

US

Watson

Kate

19

Flute

Sandton, Jhb

UP

Wu

Simon

19

Piano

Milnerton, CT

UCT