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Wednesday, November 27, 2013


The Clermont Choir Foundation presents H O M E which stands for Holistic Occupational Music Enterprise. H O M E was launched this year in September at the Playhouse at a successful well-attended concert. They will present an evening of music and celebration at the Pinetown Catholic Church on November 29.

Founded towards the end of last year, the group came about when composer and conductor Phelelani Mnomiya joined forces with the leader of the Clermont Choir Foundation, Wiseman Mkhize, who wanted to explore the entrepreneurial possibilities in the choral, gospel, popular music and operatic sectors of music.

H O M E is made up of 25 talented singers from Durban and surrounding areas, mostly members of the Clermont Community Choir. Some of the members are opera students while others are music graduates. All have one aspiration: to make music work for them.

The concert promises to entertain and enrich audience’s listening pleasure. The concert master will be Brian Mnyandu and the conductor is Phelelani Mnomiya. Featured in the concert will be a large variety of styles and vast composers.

Commenting on the concert, the Executive Producer of this production Wiseman Mkhize said: “The Clermont Choir Foundation is proud to host this spectacular concert in Pinetown. The ensemble is very versatile and appeals to all age groups. It also brings the Foundation great pleasure to be able to bring such a prestigious event to Pinetown Catholic Church, a place of praise and worship. Therefore we urge everyone to come and celebrate the triumphs of 2013 in song with us. Those that have also experience some tribulations will also be fulfilled. Music unites so come along and be united with us.”

H O M E will perform at the Pinetown Catholic Church on November 29 at 19h00. Tickets R80 available at the door or pre-booked through Msizi Mnyandu on 078 349 5550 or email