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Dr. Boudina McConnachie



Boudina McConnachie is a music education specialist and lecturer of ethnomusicology, music education and Creative Arts. She completed her PhD through the Rhodes University School of Languages – African Language Studies (NRF SARChI Chair) on the integration of traditional music into the South African schooling system. She plays the flute and various African instruments and has authored two music resource books. The first, published by the International Library of African Music, is called Listen & Learn – Music Made Easy and is now in its second print-run. The second - My Music, My Classroom – guides teachers to use music to teach numeracy and literacy in the Foundation Phase. Boudina is involved in various outreach programmes including a pilot project guiding teachers to run marimba bands at primary schools in the Eastern Cape. This project is co-ordinated by Access Music Project (AMP).


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