An afternoon music academy offering music tuition to learners
Gr 0 12.


Any instrument. Any school.

Visit Pro Arte Music Academy’s website for more information as well as pricing structure.

Contact Pro Arte Music Academy:

+ 27 (071) 477 5653

Learners from all schools are welcome to register for our wide range of instruments! We have established ourselves as an academy with an outstanding reputation with regards to musical achievements by our learners, our fees and our teachers. Our full-time and part-time music teachers are highly trained music professionals, who, apart from teaching, are all exceptional performing artists in their own right.

We offer preparation for external exams, performances, showcases, Eisteddfods and other festivals, and present theory and ensemble classes. Our prestigious Arts Festival is held in August every year and is one of the highlights for our learners to look forward to! A variety of instruments can be hired from the Music Academy too!

What do we teach?

We provide specialized, one-to-one instruction in any of the following instruments:

  • Classical and Jazz Piano, Contemporary and Classical Voice, Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Flute, Recorder, Piccolo, Saxophone, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Drumkit.
  • If there is an instrument you want to learn that is not on our list, we will find you a teacher.

We also provide a thorough and well-rounded theoretical background through the teaching of music theory from absolute beginners to advanced students with experienced, highly qualified and knowledgeable teachers.

  • Group classes (small groups) from theory grades PreGr1-4
  • Individual classes for advanced theory Gr5-6

Finally, we create opportunities for communal music making both in groups and as individuals through our chamber music, vocal ensembles and orchestra.

For all general administrative information regarding applications, fees, cancellations, our yearly programme, classes and events visit our website:

Email or WhatsApp us for any enquiries:

071 477 5653

Our teachers:

Nelmarie Rabie – Head of Department, Voice, Theory

Nelmarie Rabie is a contemporary and jazz vocalist, music arranger and teacher. She holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Pretoria. Nelmarie was appointed as Head of Department of Pro Arte Music Academy in October 2018. Before her appointment as HOD she was a lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology’s Performing Arts Department as well as other schools. Nelmarie’s voice student’s achievements include winner and runner-up for the National UNISA Voice competition, overall winners at the Pretoria Eisteddfod as well as highest aggregate and best marks nationally for Rock School exams. Being a 2-time semi-finalist in the prestigious SAMRO Overseas Scholarship for Singers competition herself, Nelmarie is a performing artist in her own right and has toured nationally and internationally. Nelmarie is regularly included as backing vocalists for big stage productions such as the Grand Finale Concert at the Innibos Festival, Sun Arena with Jo Black as well as Voortrekker Monument with Steve Hofmeyr and orchestra. Nelmarie regularly performs with fellow colleagues and musicians, Marcel Dednam and Werner Spies.

Contact Mrs Rabie:

Full-Time Teachers:

Charl Lamprecht – Classical Guitar

Friederike Scholtz – Violin, Viola, Theory and Piano

Landi Schaap – Piano, Theory

Marcel Dednam – Piano, Jazz, Theory

Anna-Maria Vermeulen – Flute, Recorder, Theory

Part-Time Teachers:

Ailyn Nienaber – Classical Voice

Andrea Racionzer – Oboe

Anthony Cloete – Clarinet, Saxophone

Deryn Dednam – Saxophone

Dr Isabelle van Rensburg – Organ

Dr Kobus Groenewald – Flute, Piano, Theory

Jerome Daniels – Trumpet, Tuba, Trombone, Pro Arte POPS Orchestra

Stephen Kosterman – Guitar, Drumkit

Tesmarie Kachelhoffer – Violin, Popsicles String Quartet

Toni Ivanova – Cello

Werner Spies – Double Bass, Bass Guitar

  • +27 (071) 477 5653