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  Advisors
 
  Dr Hendrik Hofmeyr (Associate Professor and Concert
Organizer, UCT)
With more than 80 commissions to his credit, Hendrik Hofmeyr is one of South Africa’s most sought-after composers. He has won a number of competitions, including the S.A. Opera Competition, the Queen Elisabeth (Belgium) and the Dimitri Mitropoulos (Greece). Hofmeyr, who was honoured with a Kanna Award by the Kleinkaroo National Arts Festival in 2008, is currently professor at the University of Cape Town, from which he received a Doctorate in 1999.

  Lia Labuschagne (Extra Hands Publicity and Communications)
Lia Labuschagne is a Cape Town-based freelance writer, editor and communication consultant. Among others she works with clients in the fields of music, science, engineering, environmental issues, art and business development and also with NGOs. Her experience includes positions in senior management at major organisations nationally and internationally.

  Lohla Samassa (Event Consultancy and Management)

  Anton Els (Music Maestros Manager)
After obtaining his MMus (Composition) at the University of Cape Town, Anton Els, taught music at Paul Roos Gymnasiun in Stellenbosch for ten years. During this time he received the Oude Meester Prize for Composition and a merit award from SAMRO which enabled him to continue his studies in Europe. In 1996 he settled in Cape Town to start a music agency. Since then he has facilitated national concert tours for more than 40 international musicians. He acts as consultant for the classical music concerts at the prestigeous La Motte Wine Estate, and has been production manager for all the groundbreaking opera productions by the Richard Wagner Society of South Africa.

  Paul Gouws (Penfin Chartered Accountants)

  Richard Totos (Attorney)