Student Achievements

We encourage all our pupils to progress to Trinity College Music Exams and they achieve extraordinary results. In 2006 one pupil from Music for Africa / Lehlake Music Project achieved a Trinity College ‘Highest Grade’ the Bronze Medal Award and in 2007 this was followed by two more pupils recieving the award. In 2010 Jeremiyah Monoge became the forth Music for Africa student to recieve the Bronze Medal Award. Trinity College issue only 50 Bronze Medal Awards WORLDWIDE for highest grades each year.

Trinity College Bronze Medalists

Lavios Mokoena - 2006

David Masehla - 2007

Koolafella Maphanga - 2007

Jeremiyah Monoge - 2010

From 2004 students have been entered for Trinity College Music Exams and have acheived astonishing results. In 2007 another 10 students were entered for Trinity College Music Exams grades 1-4 in June and a further 17 Pupils entered on November 10th 2007 from Grades 1- 6.

Click here to listen to the May 2006 Exam Pieces.

June 2015 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks

Instrument

1

Matjeatjea Rodney Peloane

1

65

Guitar

2

Mathibedi Puleng Seloane

2

65

Guitar

3

Isaac Lekgene Nkwane

1

61

Guitar

4

Herman Nkwane

5

60

Guitar

 

November 2014 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks

Instrument

1

Makena William Makoti

2

65

Guitar

2

Seloane Puleng

2

51

Guitar

3

Rantho Gift

3

68

Guitar

4

Zulu Kgopotso

3

39

Guitar

5

Brian Mohlahlo

5

18

Guitar

6

Mamakoko Mole

5

36

Guitar

7

Mamakoko Kgahlisho

5

40

Guitar

8

Daniel Madingoaneng

1

60

Guitar

9

Peloane Rodney Matseatsea

1

53

Guitar

10

Nkoane Isaac Lekgene

1

55

Guitar

11

Nkoane Kgapjane Kgotso

1

60

Guitar

12

Khambule Dumisane

1

55

Piano

 

University of Kwazulu-Natal 2014 Mid-Year Examination Results

Lucky Swale 2014 Mid-Year Examination Results

November 2013 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1

Derick Malaka

1

89 D

Guitar

2

Aubrey Mamasegare

1

69 P

Guitar

3

Nombulelo Shongwe

1

70 P

Guitar

4

Denele Lengwati

1

35

Guitar

5

Makoti William Makena

1

87 D

Piano

6

Puleng Mothibedi Seloane

1

76 M

Guitar

7

Kgopotso Zulu

2

69 P

Guitar

8

Gift Ranto

2

87 D

Guitar

9

Dithlokwe Ramphisa

3

71 P

Guitar

10

Herman Nkoane Mamakoko

4

61 P

Guitar

11

Mole Mamakoko

4

60 P

Guitar

12

Brian Mahlahlo

4

75 M

Guitar

 

Durban University Jazz Studies

Two students at Durban University are doing well with the aid of guitars donated by Music for Africa. Lucky Swele is in the 2nd year of his Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music and Bethuel Tshoane is in the1st year of the Foundation Programme in Jazz Music. Lucky has also been supported with funding for the last 2 years.

 

Lucky Swele Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music.

 

Subject

Marks

Results

1

Workshop in Jazz

53

Pass

2

History of Jazz

60

Pass

3

Music Ensemble

57

Pass

4

Aural perception

67

Pass

5

Jazz Theory + Keyboard Tech

61

Pass

6

Guitar Practical

52

Pass

7

English Language Development

54

Pass

 

Bethuel Tshoane, Foundation Programme in Jazz Music.

 

Subject

Marks

Results

1

Basic Aural Perception

75

Pass

2

Improvisation

62

Pass

3

Rhythm Studies

86

Pass

4

Guitar practical

76

Pass

5

Ensemble

67

Pass

6

Fundamentals of Theory

90

Pass

7

Introduction to Keyboard

63

Pass

8

English For Musicians

55

Pass

November 2012 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1

Maupe Jonas Madingoaneng

1

91 D

Guitar

2

Gift Rantho

1

82 M

Guitar

3

Lekgetha Collins Mohlahlo

1

77 M

Guitar

4

Kgopotso Zulu

1

73 P

Guitar

5

Shamatle George Madingoaneng

2

69 P

Piano

6

Khutso Ditlhokwe Ramphisa

2

82 M

Guitar

7

Mole Mamakoko

3

71 P

Guitar

8

Brian Mohlahlo

3

76 M

Guitar

9

Nkoane Herman Mamakoko

3

76 M

Guitar

10

Katlego Mapheto

5

60 P

Guitar

November 2011 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1

Khutso Ditlhokwe Ramphisa

1

88 P

Guitar

2

George Madingoaneng

1

73 P

Piano

3

Brian Mohlahlo

2

87 P

Guitar

4

Solomon Riba

2

60 P

Guitar

5

Queen Monoge

2

73 P

Guitar

6

Jeremiah Monoge

2

Did not take exams

Guitar

7

Nkoane Herman Mamakoko

2

71 P

Guitar

8

Mole Mamakoko

2

82 P

Guitar

9

Matshepho Mahloko

2

91 P

Guitar

10

Alex Mahlare

3

64 P

Guitar

11

Katlego Mapheto

3

78 P

Guitar

12

Mapitle Mapitle

3

60 P

Guitar

13

Jonas Madingoaneng

4

67 P

Piano

14

Magabjane Howard Moswa

5

49 F

Guitar

15

Mashilo Frank Magaela

6

60 P

Guitar

October/November 2010 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1.

Kgahlisho Mamakoko

1

67 P

Guitar

2.

Alex Mahlare

2

76 M

Guitar

3.

Thabiso Mapitle

2

64 P

Guitar

4.

Katlego Mapheto

2

92 D

Guitar

5.

Haword Mosoa

4

54

Guitar

6.

Letiile Matebane

4

67 P

Solo Piano

7.

Bethuel Tshoane

4

84 M

Guitar

November 2009 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1.

Thabiso Mapitle

1

73 P

Guitar

2.

Alex Mahlare

1

69 P

Guitar

3.

Solly Riba

1

71 P

Guitar

4.

Joseph Mabotja

1

66 P

Guitar

5.

Danny Mashifane

1

75 M

Guitar

6.

Jeremiyah Monoge

1

91 D

Guitar

7.

Queen Monoge

1

85 M

Guitar

8.

Matshepo Mahloko

1

77 M

Guitar

11

Mole Mamakoko

2

54 F

Guitar

12

Elizabeth Boshielo

2

54 F

Guitar

13

Simon Seopela

2

43 F

Guitar

15

Joel Mashifane

3

63 P

Guitar

16

Haword Mosoa

3

60 P

Guitar

17

Jonas Madingoaneng

3

72 P

piano

18

Letiile Matebane

3

57 F

piano

19

Bethuel Mokoena

3

87 D

Guitar

20

Letiile Matebane

5

81M

Guitar

21

Lucky Swele

6

60 P

Guitar

October/November 2008 Exam Results

 

Name

Grade

Marks
Pass 60
Merit 75
Distinction 87

Instrument

1

Thabiso Maputle

Initial

79 M

Guitar

2

Lethabo Kalane

1

82 M

Guitar

3

Mole Tebatso Mamkoko

1

87 D

Guitar

4

Simon Scopela

1

67 P

Guitar

5

Bridget Boshielo

1

67 P

Guitar

6

 Letuku Mokgetlaneng

1

85 M

Guitar

7

Katlego Mapheto

1

83 M

Guitar

8

Willy Uwane

1

70 P

Guitar

9

Joseph Moschla

1

64 P

Guitar

10

Lovedeliah Masehla

1

77 M

Guitar

11

Promise Shale

1

75 M

Guitar

12

Letiile Moseka Matebane

1

94 D

Guitar

13

 Jonas Madingoaneng

2

60 P

Piano

14

Tumi Lehwelere

2

68 P

Guitar

15

Sting Dikgole

2

63 P

Guitar

16

Elizabeth Boshielo

2

52 F

Guitar

17

Dineo Mofokeng

2

63 P

Guitar

18

Bethuel Tshoane

2

84 M

Guitar

19

Joel Mashifana

2

72 P

Guitar

20

Howard Mosoa

2

67 P

Guitar

21

David Maschla

3

71 P

Guitar

22

Lavios Mokoena

3

83 M

Guitar

23

David Mogaramodi

4

73 P

Guitar

24

Elsie Mahloko

4

50 F

Guitar

25

Kopano Maloka

5

67 P

Guitar

26

Donald Mokolo

5

61 P

Guitar

27

Stephen Nkadimeng

5

69 P

Guitar

28

Lucky Swele

5

76 M

Guitar

29

Frank Magaela

5

61 P

Guitar

30

Elias Matentji

5

53 F

Guitar

November 2007 Exam Results

 

Names

 

Grade

Award

Instrument

1

Mofoking

Dineo

1

Pass

Guitar

2

Tshogane

Moriti

1

Merit

Guitar

3

Tshoane

Bethuel

1

Merit

Guitar

4

Lehwelere

Johannes

1

Merit

Guitar

5

Dikgol

Sting

1

Pass

Guitar

6

Masehla

David

2

Pass

Guitar

7

Maphanga

Koolafella

2

Pass

Guitar

8

Mahloko

Elsie

3

Merit

Guitar

9

Mogaramedi

David

3

Merit

Guitar

10

Matentje

Elias

4

Merit

Guitar

11

Magaela

Frank

4

Merit

Guitar

12

Swele

Lucky

4

Distinction

Guitar

13

Matebane

Mathew

6

Pass

Guitar

June 2007 Exam Results

 

Name

 

Grade

Award

Instrument

1

Mkadimeng

Stephen

4

Distinction

Guitar

2

Mogaramedi

David

2

Distinction

Guitar

3

Mafiri

Ziggy

1

Merit

Guitar

4

Mokolo

Donald

4

Pass

Guitar

5

Ramonja

Shadrack

1

Distinction

Guitar

6

Mashifani

Elton

1

Merit

Guitar

7

Sebayane

Nicco

1

Merit

Guitar

8

Boshielo

Elizabeth

1

Merit

Guitar

9

Boshielo

Archibald

1

Merit

Guitar

10

Maloka

Kopano

4

Merit

Guitar

2006 Exam Results

 

Name

 

Grade

Award

Guitar

1

Mokwena

Lavios

2

Merit

Guitar

2

Mkadimeng

Stephen

3

Merit

Guitar

3

Mokolo

Donald

3

Merit

Guitar

4

Maloka

Kopano

3

Distinction

Guitar

5

Koko

Israel

1

Merit

Guitar

6

Molemane

Colleen

3

Merit

Guitar

7

Swele

Lucky

3

Distinction

Guitar

8

Matebane

Matthew

5

Merit

Guitar

9

Matentji

Elias

3

Merit

Guitar

10

Paile

Derrick

2

Merit

Guitar

11

Disegoane

Mapell

1

Merit

Guitar

12

Masehla

David

1

Distinction

Guitar

13

Maphanga

Sefayise

1

Distinction

Guitar

14

Shale Stephen

Mothusi

1

Distinction

Guitar

15

Mahloko

Benji

1

Distinction

Guitar

16

Molemane

Colleen

3

Merit

Guitar

17

Magaela

Frank

3

Merit

Guitar

18

Mokabane

Tebogo

1

Merit

Guitar

2005 Exam Results

 

Name

 

 

Grade

Award

Instrument

1

Masehla

Dikote

Freddy

1

Merit

Guitar

2

Boshielo

Lekometse

James

1

Merit

Guitar

3

Paile

Matjaga

Derrick

1

Merit

Guitar

4

Mkadimeng

Stephen

L

2

Distinction

Guitar

5

Matentji

Makgatsane

Elias

2

Distinction

Guitar

6

Maloka

Kopano

Ishmael

2

Distinction

Guitar

7

Mahlare

Walter Komeng

Hudson

2

Distinction

Guitar

8

Koko

Ramabusa

Israel

1

 

Piano

9

Malatjie

Mputi

Phillemon

1

Merit

Piano

10

Mafiri

Kgothatso

 

2

Merit

Guitar

11

Mokolo

Donald

 

2

Merit

Guitar

12

Molemane

Colleen

 

2

Distinction

Guitar

13

Mahloko

Elsie

 

2

Merit

Guitar

14

Mokabane

Tebego

Mashego

1

Merit

Guitar

15

Kubjane

Gabriel

Mamogane

1

Distinction

Guitar

16

Magaela

Mashilo

Frank

2

Distinction

Guitar

17

Swele

Lucky

 

1

Merit

Guitar

18

Rakgwathe

Joel

 

1

Distinction

Guitar

19

Mokwena

Lavios

 

1

Distinction

Guitar

2004 Exam Results

 

Name

 

Grade

Award

Instrument

1

Mkadimeng

Stephen

1

Distinction

Guitar

2

Mahlare

Walter

1

Distinction

Guitar

3

Mafiri

Ziggy

1

Merit

Guitar

4

Mokolo

Donald

1

Merit

Guitar

5

Mahloko

Elsie

1

Merit

Guitar

6

Matentji

Elias

1

Merit

Guitar

7

Magaela

Frank

1

Merit

Guitar

8

Boshielo

James

1

Pass

Guitar

9

Matebane

Matthew

3

Merit

Guitar

10

Maloka

Kopano

1

Merit

Guitar

11

Swele

Lucky

1

Merit

Guitar