Help a South African Community Rebuild with Music

Feb 19, 2013

Welcome to the Ntonga Saxophone Class

Saxophone class at Ntonga
Saxophone class at Ntonga


Saxophone is one of the most popular classes at the Ntonga Music School, and with good reason. The classes are led by accomplished musician and music teacher, John Ntshibilikwana. The energy and life John brings to this instrument attract large numbers of youth who are eager to learn, and the patient and understanding nature of his teaching keeps them coming back. He has helped many Ntonga students to excel and master the complex intricacies of the sax, which is a great accomplishment for an instrument held in high regard in the jazz-influenced culture of South African music. 

Every Monday, in the township of Gugulethu, South Africa you'll hear dedication in the form of notes and rhythms coming from the Ntonga Music School. It's a sound not to be missed. Everyone at the Playing For Change Foundation is so proud of their incredible progress and hard work. 
John, our saxophone teacher at Ntonga
John, our saxophone teacher at Ntonga
Ntonga sax student, Bongiwe
Ntonga sax student, Bongiwe



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Shauna Murray

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