About Us

Sibanye is a South African world music group with its roots in Cape Town and making music that is a fusion of Afropop, folk and township jazz.

Sibanye is a Xhosa word meaning "Together As One" and is also the name of a song of reconciliation that led to the formation of the world music group in the Mother City. The group members are from the City Bowl and surrounding townships Nyanga, Gugulethu, Old Cross Roads, Eersterivier and Khayelitsha.

The music of Sibanye celebrates the spirit of a rainbow nation through its proudly South African style with lyrics in all eleven official languages of South Africa. At live performances, they also incorporate iconic, beloved songs from South African soil.

What we do:

  • The Sibanye band performs live at festivals, functions and events.
  • Sibanye makes true, iconic South African music.
  • The music of Sibanye is for everyone.
  • Contribute to the Sibanye Music Academy.

The band has performed at various public stages and festivals, amongst other the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre on New Year's Day, KKNK in Oudtshoorn, Gariep Festival in Kimberley,SU Woordfees in Stellenbosch and Olive Festival in Prince Albert.

The members of Sibanye are:

  • Leon Albert Oosthuizen: Accordion & vocals
  • Ntuthu Nyiki: Percussion & vocals
  • Sikhumbuzo Qamata: Drums
  • Clovis Lawi: Electric guitar
  • Mbuyiselo Mdingi: Bass guitar
  • Harold Schenk: Keyboard

A guest artist sometimes performs together.

Wie is ons

Sibanye is 'n Suid-Afrikaanse wêreldmusiek groep van Kaapstad wat musiek maak in 'n fusie van Afropop, folk en township jazz.

Sibanye beteken "Saam Soos Een" in Xhosa en is ook die naam van 'n lied van versoening wat gelei het tot die onstaan van die wêreldmusiekgroep in die Moederstad. Die lede van die groep is afkomstig van die Stadskom en omliggende townships Nyanga, Gugulethu, Ou Kruispad, Eersterivier en Khayelitsha.

Die musiek van Sibanye vier die gees van 'n reënboognasie deur sy eg-Suid-Afrikaanse styl met lirieke in al elf amptelike tale van Suid-Afrika. Met lewendige optredes inkorporeer hul ook ikoniese, geliefde liedjies uit Suid-Afrikaanse bodem.

Wat ons doen:

  • Die Sibanye orkes tree lewendig op by feeste, funksies en geleenthede.
  • Sibanye maak eg, ikoniese Suid-Afrikaanse musiek.
  • Die musiek van Sibanye is vir ieder en elk.
  • Dra by tot die Sibanye Musiekakademie.

Die musiekgroep het al by verskeie publieke verhoë en feeste opgetree, onder andere die V&A Waterfront Amfiteater op Nuwejaarsdag, KKNK in Oudtshoorn, Gariepfees in Kimberley,SU Woordfees in Stellenbosch en Olyffees in Prins Albert.

Die lede van Sibanye is:

  • Leon Albert Oosthuizen: Trekklavier & stem
  • Ntuthu Nyiki: Perkussie & stem
  • Sikhumbuzo Qamata: Dromme
  • Clovis Lawi: Elektriese kitaar
  • Mbuyiselo Mdingi: Baskitaar
  • Harold Schenk: Klawerbord

'n Gaskunstenaar tree soms saam op.

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SIBANYE MUSIC ACADEMY

The members of Sibanye plough back to the community through an Academy of Music where the following instruments are taught:

  • Bass guitar
  • Drum kit
  • Guitar
    • Acoustic guitar
    • Electric guitar
    • Classical guitar
  • Piano
  • Keyboard
  • Marimba
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Saxophone
  • Piano Accordion

Anyone is welcome to enrol at the Academy.

Formal syllabus-driven tuition and international accredited examination are also available.

Please contact us for further details.

Sibanye Musiekakademie

Die lede van Sibanye ploeg terug in die gemeenskap deur 'n Akademie vir Musiek waar lesse aangebied word in die volgende instrumente:

  • Baskitaar
  • Dromme
  • Kitaar
    • Akoestiese kitaar
    • Elektriese kitaar
    • Klassieke kitaar
  • Klavier
  • Klawerbord
  • Marimba
  • Perkussie
  • Sang
  • Saksofoon
  • Trekklavier

Enigeen is welkom om in te skryf by die Akademie.

Formele sillabus gedrewe onderrig en internasionaal-geakkrediteerde eksaminering is ook beskikbaar.

Kontak ons asb. vir verdere besonderhede.

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