Boekenhout wins two awards at the Serenade Nationals
By Nuno Costa Mousinho
Posted on 01 September 2009
Boekenhout’s Serenade Guys
The 2009 Serenade Nationals took place on Saturday 29 August. It was hosted at the University of Johannesburg.
Huis Boekenhout & Huis Madelief had the privilege of representing Tuks at this honourable event.
Huis Boekenhout won two awards on Saturday night, namely: 2nd Place- Best Arrangement of Prescribed Song 3rd Place- Best Own Composition
Thank you to: Christof, Marno, Callie, Henk, Xhola, Beaver, Kayle, Roger, Mett, Robert, Wiehan, Kagiso, Johan, Fanus, Simon, Ruaan, Pierre & Christiaan for you input and your dedication. Thank you for taking Huis Boekenhout to the Nationals. We are proud of you guys. No one can deny the breath taking performance we watched on Saturday, which shook everyone off their seats. Thank you to the University of Pretoria for supporting the Serenade guys.
Professor Bernard Slippers, the house father of Huis Boekenhout, stated: “The Serenade group is a real inspiration to me. To see that a group of guys, each with his unique personality and talent, come together to produce something powerful and beautiful, is truly moving. Their hard work and dedication is also an inspiration and motivation to us all.”