People of Note - Albie and Hanna van Schalkwy

One of Cape Town’s most well-known and enduring musical partnerships is that of the husband and wife team of Albie and Hanna van Schalkwyk. Hanna is a highly regarded and successful singing teacher – some of her pupils have won international competitions and are enjoying international careers. Albie is a highly respected piano lecturer at UCT and is held in the highest esteem as a chamber musician and voice accompanist. They are also responsible for the formation in 1994 of the Songmaker’s Guild.