Board and Staff

The South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation is a non-profit company (024-397-NPO)  and Public Benefit Organisation.

Board of Directors

  • Mr Muzi Kuzwayo (Chair) +
  • Mr Bongani Tembe (Deputy Chair) +
  • Ms Sophia Welz (Managing Director) *
  • Ms Diane Heller +
  • Mr Justice Zak Yacoob +
  • Adv. Natalie Lawrenson +*
  • Mr Terry Sorour +

Staff

  • Amoré du Plessis
  • Erica Louw

Interns

  • Grace Magubane +
  • Joy Meyer +*
  • Lesley Jennings +

Regional Representatives

  • André Oosthuizen (Potchefstroom) +*
  • Axolile Hoza (Stellenbosch) +*
  • Bianca Wesley-Smith (Pretoria) +*
  • Carl Ashford (Cape Town) +*
  • Dineo Matsepe (Johannesburg) +*
  • Geruan Geldenhuys (Bloemfontein) +*
  • Grant Snyman (Port Elizabeth) +*
  • Heinrich Lategan (Bloemfontein) +*
  • Joy Meyer (Pretoria) +*
  • Lauren Wesley-Smith (Pretoria) +*
  • Lize Brown (West Coast) +*
  • Michael Lawrenson (Cape Town) +*
  • Nicholas Fidler (Port Elizabeth/Grahamstown) +*
  • Sakhile Humbane (Durban/Cape Town) +*
  • Samantha van Gysen (Cape Town) +*
  • Tessa Campbell (Cape Town/Grahamstown) +*
  • Thulani Mahlako (Potchefstroom) +*
  • Zhaun Gorridon (Cape Town) +*

 

Volunteers +

Alumni or current orchestra members *