Clemour to hold concert at Chabani

Clemour Ngobeni, popular finalist of The Voice South Africa show, will host a very special Red Carpet Music Concert on Christmas Eve in Waterval. His local performance is also a way in which he wants to thank his fans for their support over the past year.

At the beginning of the year, very few people knew about the singing talents of this young man from Limpopo. He entered for The Voice SA and the rest is, as they say, history. During his time at the show he performed alongside internationally acclaimed musicians such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Lira, Kahn Morbee from the Parlotones and he also worked with the legendary Vicky Sampson.

Clemour’s last “big achievement” was when he was invited to sing the national anthem when the Springbok rugby team took on the Wallabies on 1 October. He mesmerized the almost 50 000 spectators who attended the match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

On Christmas Eve (24 December) Clemour Music will be hosting a Red Carpet Music Concert called The Night Before Christmas with Clemour. The event will be held at the Fountains of Life church at Ha-Chabani. The venue can accommodate 1100 people. A number of guest artists from Johannesburg, Pretoria, Limpopo and Cape Town will also join Clemour on stage.

“We are bringing the beauty of a super, explosive music concert to the village, to inspire, motivate, encourage, and entertain and to influence the new generation that anything is possible, regardless of your background,” Clemour said in a statement last week.


Falmouth School students dazzled the audience with a sparkling set of performances at the recent Summer Music Concert. The sheer talent of those performing blew the crowd away in a show that was packed full of diverse and exciting acts.

The packed crowd were introduced by student compere’s Millie Revel and Theo Fleming, who introduced the first act of the night on a jam packed bill. The Brass Group opened proceedings with a rendition of the Rocky theme and Somewhere Over the Rainbow, before a beautiful violin piece by Zoe Osmond.

Tia Head and Eloise Williams performed a lovely duet version of Gabrielle Aplin’s ‘Panic Chord’, before Jordan Lanyon played ‘Esmerelda’ by Ben Howard – a difficult piece made all the more impressive by the fact Jordan is only a year into playing the guitar. The flute group put on a bright and sparkly version of the Tchaikovsky classic, before the boys choir had the audience singing along with ‘Little Eyes’ and ‘Angels’.

Theo Fleming took a brief break from his compere duties to perform a piece on the flute, before later taking to the drums and the piano in a busy night for the new Head Boy! There was a foot tapping, jazzy number from the clarinet group and the talented Abiah Wyatt performed her own composition on the acoustic guitar.

The girls group consisting of Millie Revell, Daisy Easterby-Sands, Mabel Radmore and Niamh Miller performed an excellent version of ‘lovesong’ by The Cure (probably now better known for Adele’s cover), before Minnie Harrop gave an excellent solo performance on the piano to Ed Sheeran’s ‘Even My Dad Does Sometimes’.

There was an upbeat number from the sax group, before Lewis Naisey (a recent recipient of the most promising young pianist at the Junior Music Awards) played a superb piece. The pop choir stripped things back with their version of Birdy’s hit song ‘Wings’, before Falmouth College A-Level music student Anna Freeman sang a crowd pleasing rendition of Elton John’s classic, ‘Tiny Dancer’.

The show wound down with the final two acts, firstly with school band ‘Green Aliens and Blonde Girls’ playing the Red Hot Chilli Peppers new single ‘Dark Necessities’ and some impressive slap bass from Tadhg Cullen that Flea would be proud of! Finally the Jazz Band closed an excellent and enjoyable evening with ‘Smooth Operator’ and ‘Watermelon Man’.

Music Teacher at Falmouth School, Mr Fox said “The students have worked extremely hard preparing for tonight with busy schedules and their performances were superb. We thank everyone who came along to support the students and the music department, for making it such a great night.”