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Drakensberg Boys Choir

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Ken Mackenzie Auditorium, Drakensberg Boys' Choir School | R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
+27 36 468 1012
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Pzazz in the Berg!

If you ever find yourself in the Drakensberg on a Wednesday outside of school holidays, be sure not... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Helena5731969
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Pretoria, South Africa
Mindblowing choral singing in the 'berg

The Drakensberg Boys Choir is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As we have done on... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Anthony D
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The Drakensberg Boys Choir School is one of the few South African Schools whose fame extends around the world. This school offers a unique educational opportunity for boys; it stimulates their spirit of adventure and exploration in our beautiful surroundings, while nurturing the development of the mind and expression in innate musical talent. Set on a 100Ha estate, the school draws its inspiration from the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, a World Heritage Site in KwaZulu-Natal, and is filled with the sound of boys singing, surely one of the purest of musical delights in the world. Don't miss our popular Wednesday concerts at 15h30, every Wednesday during term time!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
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Ken Mackenzie Auditorium, Drakensberg Boys' Choir School | R600, Winterton 3340, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

If you ever find yourself in the Drakensberg on a Wednesday outside of school holidays, be sure not to miss the concert by the world renowned Boys Choir. What a joy! The boys perform with pzazz and enthusiasm; they obviously work extremely hard on their...More

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Management response:Responded 12 September 2017

Hi Helena Thank you for your review and encouragement. The boys do work very hard and put in many hours of practice. They are so excited to perform on a Wednesday and they will be very happy to know that they have shared their love...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The Drakensberg Boys Choir is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As we have done on previous visits, we attended their Wednesday afternoon concert. The choir continues to astound with its highly professional and throroughly enjoyable presentations. Not to be missed when visiting Champagne Valley...More

Thank Anthony D
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DBCS_Choir, Marketing Team at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Anthony Thank you for taking time to elaborate on your experience of our concerts on this platform. We appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Drakensberg boys choir on several occasions. Their shows are good. Well trained and polished performances in their theatre. They sing a wide variety of music. Some songs from their various world tours. Quite a few African theme songs which will appeal...More

Thank Pat O
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Management response:Responded 7 September 2017

Thanks so much for the feedback. We will certainly do our best to make the different ticket prices more visible. So Glad you have returned. We hope to see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing performance and will be enjoyed by everybody who loves music and South Africa. Concert house is open on Wednesday afternoons. If you are lucky you will be offered an add on performance with opportunity to take photos when everybody has left the concert house....More

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DBCS_Choir, Front of House Manager at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your positive experience at our concert. This is certainly a useful, true reflection of what visitors can expect.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I don't want to use many words because words can not describe the beauty I saw and heard. This is a must do when you're in the neighbourhood of Drakensbergen. These boys have such and beautiful voices and the power they bring when they are...More

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DBCS_Choir, Marketing Department at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. See you again in the future. Wat leuk!

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I had to bite my lip quite a few times not to cry out of sheer pride at the amazing performance yesterday afternoon (Wednesday the 16th August) Such sweet polite boys - greeting patrons, selling programmes, showing us to our seats. A polished, flawless production...More

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DBCS_Choir, Artistic Director at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We appreciate this glowing review. Thank you for the positive feedback. We love to hear from our audience on how they perceive our concerts. We will pass on your compliments to the boys.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you've never heard this incredible choir sing you absolutely should. It's not just the excellence in the voices, it's the passion, the enthusiasm the unbelievable variety in the songs and the outstanding arrangements.

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DBCS_Choir, Artistic Director at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Much appreciated. It is always an honour to walk on stage in front of an audience. The boys learn the most about their own strengths and weaknesses whilst ON stage. Thank you for your support.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been before to this performance and once again enjoyed it so much. The group have wonderful voices and away from school they have such good manners and are really old school.

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DBCS_Choir, General Manager at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for your continued support. We hope to see you at one of our concerts again in future. We believe manners and discipline will never go out of fashion, so we will cling to our "old school" ethos, whatever it takes.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The Drakensberg Boys' Choir performed at a conference dinner recently. I have seen the boys perform previously, but really enjoyed their new and extended repertoire and their enthusiasm. One of the must-see jewels of Winterton.

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DBCS_Choir, Music Dept at Drakensberg Boys Choir, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you for taking time out to review our performance. We hope we can entertain and impress you even more the next time.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were absolutely amazed by the show put on by a group of talented passionate young men. So beautiful to see such a diverse group of boys come together and sing from the heart. The variety of music was great. Thanks guys, will definitely be...More

Thank Alexandra T
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redvanmorrison
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Response from DBCS_Choir | Property representative |
We would love to visit the UK. However, we need an invitation to perform at a prolific event or festival with financial support from the hosts, since our weak currency is largely at odds with making a trip financially viable... More
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Response from Maureen B | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website. There should be a schedule of dates for upcoming concerts. They are held most Wednesdays at 3.30pm during the school term. They do have a twitter handle,Facebook = Drakensberg Boyd' Choir School. The phone... More
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