Creating opportunities for artists.
The Cape Town Music Academy (CTMA) is a not for profit company (NPO) that seeks to create opportunities for local, established and emerging musicians and related artists in the Western Cape.
The objective of the CTMA is to conduct a public benefit activity which creates programmes and projects for the promotion of the work of local musicians, and the development of career opportunities in the South African music industry.
The CTMA primarily focuses on contemporary music and strives to provide support by creating performance and recording opportunities, educational and skills development programmes and international exchange initiatives for deserving musicians.
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During the week of 9-15 June 2017, CTMA together with the Berklee College of Music’s City Music Unit and Stellenbosch University’s Community Music Unit presented Outreach 2017
Afrique mon désir (Africa my longing / Afrika my verlange ) is a 75min multi-media world music production, directed by David Kramer, featuring Laurinda Hofmeyr and the Afrique mon désir rensemble
Kwathi ke Kaloku – Once Upon a Time, is a 60 minute interactive stage production of traditional Xhosa storytelling and music for primary school children by award-winning author and storyteller, Sindiwe Magona, and acclaimed traditional South African musician, Bongani Sotshononda and his United Nations of Africa band.
Who we are
Nico McLachlan (Chair) is the former CEO and Independent Chair of the Cape Town Unicity Commission and Managing Director
Albert Geldenhuys recently retired as CEO for Africa and Board member of the Global Engineering Consulting Firm Aurecon.
Sonja Roux is a Trustee of the Woema Trust, Director of the investment company Arco and patron of
Luvuyo Kakaza is a former senior journalist and currently the Public Relations Officer of the Cape Town Philharmonic
Vicky Davis is a seasoned television producer and director. She holds a Master’s degree in educational drama at