We won!! Buskaid was declared the overall winner of the Classical:NEXT Innovation Award 2017. Thanks to all of you who voted for us!





Her Excellency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma graciously agrees to become Buskaid’s first South African Patron


“Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma was born in 1949 in KwaZulu-Natal, at a time when black women’s career expectations did not go beyond domestic work.


Dr Dlamini-Zuma became an active underground member of the ANC. In 1976 she fled into exile, completing medical studies at the University of Bristol in the UK in 1978.  After the 1994 elections, Dr Dlamini-Zuma was appointed Minister of Health in the cabinet of the late former President Nelson Mandela. Elected Chairperson of the African Union Commission in 2012, Dr Dlamini-Zuma is the first woman to lead the continental organisation since its inception.”


We are most honoured to welcome HE Dr Dlamini-Zuma as our South African Patron. She is an outstanding role model for all our students, most especially the increasing number of girls and young women enrolled at Buskaid. 



Philharmonic Society Award for

Rosemary Nalden


We are delighted to announce that Buskaid’s Founder and Director, Rosemary Nalden was awarded Honorary Membership of The Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) on 14th May 2013.



RPS Honorary Members- Desmond Neysmith (representing Aaron P Dworkin), Ricardo Castro, Ahmad Sarmast, Rosemary Nalden, Armand Diangienda at RPS Music Awards London 14 May 2013 photo: Simon Jay Price



Rosemary Nalden, Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society, with her certificate of honorary Membership presented at RPS Music Awards, London 14 May 2013 photo: Simon Jay Price



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Forthcoming Concerts and Events in 2017 - Buskaid's 20th Anniversary Year!



Buskaid Movies and More

Friday 24 November 20:00


It’s not just a rumour! We are giving a surprise end-of-year concert as part of our 20thAnniversary celebrations!


You all enjoyed the movie themes we played at our September concert so much that we've decided to treat you to a unique performance.


Book early and join us for an exciting night of your favourite movie themes, Pop, Afro Pop and much much more.......



Bookings at Computicket

ALL tickets are R200, with concessions available at R120.

0861 915 8000


Please join us to celebrate 20 amazing Buskaid years!




The DVD of the 2015 Linder concert is now available to purchase from the Buskaid office at R150. To watch some footage of this concert please click on the link below


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