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Soiree with an exciting line-up - 20 March 2014 - Sentinel News

The Kronendal Musical Academy's soiree on Saturday March 22, will be presented in a historic 166-yearold Cape Dutch House in Empire Avenue.

Musicians, Chris Tokolan and Dave Reynolds, with special guest Schalk Joubert, will present a programme of original material on Indian flute, Swiss percussion, overtone singing, 10string guitar and steel pan drums Chris (on bansuri Indian flute, hang drum, Swissj glodi percussion, saxophones, vocal chants and overtone singing) is a composer, performer and South Africa's premiere professional sound therapist.

Apart from his successful solo albums, Dance in De Light and Soulbird, co-produced with Dave, he has released a sound journey meditation album entitled Wondenngs, a trio album with Ronan Skillen and Peter Nordling entitled Flying Colours, and performed with acoustic and jazz artists such as Steve Newman, Tony Cox, Ringo Mandlingozi and the late Zim Ngqawana. Dave (on 10-string classical guitar, Caribbean steelpans, vocal chants) is South Africa's leading steelpan player and a composer and acoustic guitarist.

He has performed and recorded all over the world with artists including Hugh Masekela, Andy Narell, Gloria Bosman, Paul Hammer and the late Gito Baloi. He has been nominated for numerous awards and has composed various scores for television and film. The soiree will showcase a combination of their original material, spanning a collaboration ollaboration which goes back 17 years.

Take your own bottle of wine and enjoy the ambience of this historic Hout Bay home at 153 Empire Avenue, from 7pm, on Saturday March 22. Tickets cost R90. As seating is limited booking is essential. Call 021 790 4457 during office hours for more information.

Kronendal Music Academy (KMA) is a non-profit organisation (including the Inyathelo Philanthropy in the Arts Award) , whose main focus is to provide music education to the Hout Bay community. KMA is currently offering tuition in 19 instruments and 16 ensemble projects involving over 140 pupils. Visit www.kmahoutbay.org for details. Chris Tokolan, left, and Dave Reynolds who will present a soiree of original material in Hout Bay, showcasing their collaboration that goes back 17 years.