Marietjie Pauw

Marietjie Pauw is a flute teacher at the Johnman Music Centre in Stellenbosch and a postdoctoral researcher with Africa Open – Institute for Music, Research and Innovation at Stellenbosch University. She completed the degrees BMus, BMus(Hons) and MMus at Stellenbosch University (1991-1996), and received the Unisa Teaching Licentiate in Music and the Unisa Performance Licentiate in Music from the University of South Africa (1991). Stellenbosch University awarded her a PhD degree in artistic research for a dissertation entitled ‘Curating South African flute music: Landscape as theme of exhibition’ in 2015. She has published articles in Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa, South African Music Studies and in NewMusicSA Bulletin and presented papers and performances at national and international conferences.

As flutist she has co-musicked with chamber musicians, poets and artists that have premièred South African compositions, and performed on national festivals such as the National Arts Festival (Grahamstown, 2006), the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (Oudtshoorn, 2007), Klein Karoo Klassique (Oudtshoorn, 2012) and the Woordfees (Stellenbosch 2005, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2016). She recorded on the Afrimusik label and the southernbuzz label, the latter in 2012 as a flute duo CD with Barbara Highton Williams, entitled Fofa le nna. The short film, Kreun (Aryan Kaganof, 2016), portrays Marietjie and Garth Erasmus in their music intervention to the history of forced removals from Roesdorp in Stellenbosch.


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