Anmari van der Westhuizen
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Instrument: violoncello

van der Westhuizen Anmari


PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

University of Stellenbosch (BMus cum laude and BMus.Hons cum laude with full academic and cultural honorary colours), Stellenbosch

Major diploma cum laude

studies with prof. Maria Klieger, concert examen

PhD in Music Performance at the University of Pretoria




conductor and head of the "UCT String Ensemble"

conductor of the "Odeion Simfonia"

co-conductor of the "Free State Youth State Orchestra"

founding member of the "UCT Trio", of the "Collage Ensemble" and the "I Grandi Violoncellisti"

member of the "World Youth Symphony Orchestra"


head of the "Odeion String Quartet" of the University of the Free State, Bleomfontein, South Africa


adjunct Professor at the University of the Free State, Bleomfontein, South Africa

Performances (Selection)


performances as chamber musician and soloist in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Faroe Islands, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, U.S.A., Zambia and Zimbabwe

performances as soloist with all major orchestras in South Africa


PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

winner of the "ATKV Forte Competition"

winner of the "Oude Meester Competition"

winner of the "University of Natal 75th Anniversary Prize"

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