Dr. Anneke Lamont

Dr. Anneke Lamont (neé Van Heerden) received a PhD in 2006 from the University of the Free State with Albie van Schalkwyk and Stephanus Muller as her promotors. As winner of the UNISA Overseas Scholarship she furthered her studies in Hanover, Germany.
She was twice invited to perform at the RAU Master Piano Series. She participated in the project ‘Zeno’ with William Kentridge and Kevin Volans. She features regularly at National Music Festivals in Grahamstown, Franschhoek and Potchefstroom. She has been an official accompanist for the UNISA International singing and string competitions.
Lamont has recorded numerous albums and was the producer of Charl du Plessis’s ‘Piano Man’ in 2009. She has partnered Handri Loots, Anzel Gerber, Nicholas Nicolaidis and Christopher Duigan (in their Crowson Duo) over many years.
Anneke is an examiner for the UNISA Music Examinations and was on the screening panel for the 2008 International Piano competitions. She is a jury member for the ATKV Musiq competitions and was actively involved in the creation of the newly formed ‘Musiqanto’ for singers. She was also on the panel for the Artscape competition between 2011 and 2013. She is a member of Die Suid-­Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns and is associated with the Music Department at the University of Pretoria as a piano accompanist and coach. She is enrolled for post-doctoral studies at the University of Radboud in Nijmegen, Holland. She is currently the director of music at Oakhill School.