Teacher & Old Boy, Keenan Oliphant, heading for Columbia University

Saturday 19 August 2017: At an emotional bon voyage party  in the Fish Bowl, friends and family bade farewell to Wynberg Boys’ High School’s music teacher, Old Boy Keenan Oliphant, who heads to the prestigious Columbia University in New York to pursue a Masters of Fine Art Directing for Theatre. The Wynberg Boys’ Schools, Staff, […]

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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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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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Headmaster’s Letter to Old Boys

Headmaster Keith Richardson talks to our Old Boys:   Dear Old Boys For some years, we as a school have been sending out a quarterly Online Magazine to Old Boys around the world. This has included videos, pictures and extensive reports of the activities of the school over the previous term. However, it has been […]

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Photos: Steel Band perform at the Cape Town 12 ONERUN Road Race

Wynberg’s Steel Band took to the streets of Paarden Eiland to add a musical beat to the route of the 2015 Cape Town 12 ONERUN  road race from Woodbridge Island to Bree Street on Sunday 17 May.

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Explore Wynberg’s Social Media Platforms

Much of Wynberg’s day to day activities across our four pillars of Academics, Sport, Culture and Service is covered by our Social Media Team straight to Facebook (our first choice sharing platform): please scroll down the list of our dedicated Facebook Pages and click through the links to select your personal favourites. Links to our Wynberg Media […]

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Concert in the Quad: 12 – 14 February 2015

Last year, a new event burst onto the Wynberg Boys’ High scene with the highly entertaining Concert in the Quad. This featured many of our top musicians, including some previously undiscovered talent. The audience was taken on a musical journey with a selection of songs ranging from The Beatles through to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”. Boys […]

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Steel Band Evening: Report & Photos

Keenan Oliphant has been teaching steel bands at the school for six years. He also arranges much of the music and in his spontaneous style, conducts the bands with a balance of fun and technical savvy.  The sound created by his students is easy on the ears and sophisticated, and there were many toes tapping to the infectious rhythms […]

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On October 27th, 2014, posted in: Archive, Culture, Galleries, Music, News, Recent Highlights, Steel Band by

Summer Music Memories: Sunset Concert 2014

A glorious summer’s evening at the John Baxter Amphitheatre as the audience settled down to be entertained by the musical talents of Wynberg Boys’ High & Junior and Wynberg Girls’ High School bands. A full programme of performances by the Steel & Big Bands was rounded off by the combined sounds of the Wynberg Campus Concert Band under […]

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Steel Band Evening, Friday 24 October 2014

Join us for an evening of thrilling Steel Pan music showcasing the talents of all five Steel Bands at Wynberg. The evening marks the final performance of the award winning 2014 Senior Steel Band and the first public performance of the Grade 8 band. The evening offers audiences an opportunity to see where the boys […]

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On October 22nd, 2014, posted in: Alumni, Archive, Culture, Music, News, Steel Band, Students by