We have just installed a new recording studio at Durban Music School. This will enable learners further opportunity to access careers in the music industry more


There have been many aspects within the Open Air School project that we have found immensely promising and encouraging. From more


We have a number of courses for both adults and kids. Practical music lessons are offered on all the orchestral instruments as well as piano, guitar, saxophone and voice... read more


We are not trying to turn out hundreds of first class musicians but rather well rounded young South Africans who can find jobs in the music industry but if they choose not to they will more



The first lady of China Peng Liyuan and the first lady of South Africa Bongi Ngema-Zuma visited Durban Music School in March 2013. Read more 

Street Festivals: Once a month, Durban Music School puts on a street festival. 

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Message From the Chairman

I have been associated with the Durban Music School for the past 12 years as patron and then 2013 I was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. This youth arts development centre has grown beyond all expectations and now averages 450 learners a year, with 400 of them being orphans/vulnerable children on full music bursary.The school is situated in the Albert Park area, which is an area with many challenges regarding its social and economic climate...

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In the heart of Downtown Durban

(Durban Music School) is located in the heart of Durban, South Africa, in the Albert Park Area, in an exceptionally low income area. The schools could enrich and offer a future to the children of this neighbourhood. The centre draws many talented young musicians from the surrounding townships and because it is centrally situated it can accommodate children from all over the Durban Metropolitan area. The centre is also a safe haven for the children who spend afternoons here practising, having lessons...

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