|Concerts / Demonstrations|
The best young instrumentalists in the province from all backgrounds have the unique opportunity to gain invaluable professional experience by playing in the Free State Youth Orchestra, managed by the FSSO since 2009.
Alex Fokkens, conductor of the Free State Youth Orchestra
Chrisna Smit, Manager of the Free State Youth Orchestra
Chrisna Smit was appointed as Manager of the FSYO in 2010. She is also principal clarinettist of the Free State Symphony Orchestra.
After finishing her studies at the University of the Free State under Heinrich Armer, she was appointed as principal clarinet player of the National Chamber Orchestra in Mmabatho where she styed for a year. In 1998 she got a job as a teacher in Prince Albert. She moved back to Bloemfontein in 2010 to continue her studies under Heinrich Armer.
Tel: (051) 401-3681
Concerts / School demonstrations
The FSYO, conducted by Alexander Fokkens, will do demonstrations at two schools in Virginia on Friday 20 July with a concert in the evening .
Their programme will include: