Wynberg 175: Jazz Band Boutique Concert, Report & Photos

Thursday 14 April 2016:¬†The ¬†Jazz Boutique Concert was all at once an intimate affair and a brazen showcase of Wynberg Music‚Äôs finest with some welcome friends. Blake Hellaby‚Äôs programme took the enthusiastic audience on a journey through standards, heady improvisations and exacting technical brilliance. Old Boys who are deep into their specialised studies stood tall […]

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Wynberg 175 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.¬† From the […]

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Wynberg 175 School Production: Our Country’s Good

Wynberg 175: Our major drama production for 2016 is the acclaimed 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country’s Good, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. The production takes place in the Nussbaum Auditorium, co-presented with Wynberg Girls’ High School, on Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April. Directed by Old Boy […]

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Swim-a-Thon in Support of Theodore Yach’s Century Crossing

With the excitement building toward Old Boy Theodore Yach’s 100th Robben Island Crossing attempt, Wynberg’s Grade 11s & 12s, along with a staff team, take to the school pool at 07h45 on Thursday 17 March to relay swim the equivalent distance from Robben Island to the beach – all in aid of one of Theodore’s […]

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Concert Band perform at the SS Mendi Memorial Service

Sunday 21 February 2016: with the¬†annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Port Elizabeth coinciding with the seventh SS Mendi Memorial Service held in Cape Town, the Wynberg Boys’ High School Concert Band was extended the honour of performing at the service, held this year at the Castle of Good Hope. The World War One sinking […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Concert – Story & Photos

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Boutique Concert, Wednesday 3 February 2016 Wednesday saw a thrilling collaborative musical effort take place between both the Wynberg Boy‚Äôs High and Junior Schools. First in a series of boutique music concerts scheduled for 2016, the evening, hosted by the welcoming Junior School campus, featured both old boys and current students […]

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Prize Giving 2016: All the Awards

GRADE 8 MERIT CERTIFICATE and SILVER TIE Luke Altmann,¬†Adam Barnard, Sulaiman Mikaeel Bassadien,¬†Andrew Brink,¬†Seth Dantu,¬†Cullen de Villiers,¬†Mohammed Yaseen Dhansay,¬†Fayyaz Ebrahim,¬†Campbell Egan-Fowler,¬†Tebogo Faas,¬†Paul Fredericks,¬†Daniel Grace,¬†Matthew Harris,¬†Michael Jason Harrison,¬†Matthew James,¬†Caleb Lawrence,¬†Ra’eez Maidien,¬†Liam Manshon,¬†Danyaal Marlie,¬†Finn Massari,¬†Euan Mclean,¬†Ndiphiwe Mentoor,¬†Seth Meyer,¬†Jordan Minter,¬†Haaroun Mohamed,¬†Kavish Narshi,¬†Wandile Notshe,¬†Justin O‚ÄôConnor,¬†Daanyaal Pearce,¬†Matthew Perrin,¬†Tristan Rainbow,¬†Kyler Rienderhoff,¬†Jack Rutherford,¬†Imtiyaaz Samaai,¬†Mogamad Yaseen Samodien,¬†Malcolm Scarrott,¬†Benjamin Schaffer,¬†Ryan Thompson,¬†Caleb Valerga,¬†Adrian Van Dam,¬†Caleb […]

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Wynberg 175: The Bronze Frieze

The idea of a 175 bronze frieze began two years ago with the Art Society under the leadership of Cassie Robbertze, a passionate sculptor himself. Cassie spearheaded the project by contacting Jean Doyle a Cape Town sculptor of international repute, for advice with his work. Ms Doyle‚Äôs connection with Wynberg goes back a long way […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Concert Evening

The first in our series of 175 boutique concerts celebrating Wynberg Music, past and present: this gala evening takes place in the Arnold Lorie Hall at Wynberg Boys’ Junior School from 19h00 – 20h15 on Wednesday 3 February under the directorship of Messrs. Justin Wardle & Peter Catzavelos. Limited tickets are still available, contact 175@wbhs.org.za […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Joanna, Ganja and Steel Bands

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 78: “Joanna, Ganja and Steel Bands”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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