PRG Orkeste / Orchestras

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Manager: Mr. Stephan Bezuidenhout
Mr. Cezarre Strydom

Rehearsal times are Mondays 15:00 – 17:00

The PRG orchestra forms the core of Paul Roos’s ambitious musical productions, including collaborations with artists such as Matthew Mole, Coenie de Villiers, Amanda Strydom, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Spoegwolf and Koos Kombuis. The PRG orchestra regularly enters local Eisteddfods and competitions, and participates in festivals such as the Windworx Fanfare, and performs at mass events like Comic Con Africa. The orchestra toured Europe in 2018. All Paul Roos learners who play an orchestral instrument are required to play in the PRG orchestra.


Band coach/coordinator: Mr. Raoul Roux:

Rehearsal times: Fridays 14:30 – 17:00

The Paul Roos Gymnasium Senior Band offers talented students a fun and contemporary alternative. It is a  fantastic opportunity for young aspiring musicians to learn from an industry professional with decades of live music experience. ‘Alter Ego’ consists of vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards/synthesizers, bass, drums and trumpet.

With its exciting repertoire of rock, pop, jazz and blues songs, the PRG Senior Band performs year-round at a variety of Paul Roos Gymnasium events – including the annual BeKoor, the Valentine’s Day Market, Old Boys Reunions plus various dinner functions and school occasions such as highlights on the Paul Roos sports’ calendar and various fundraisers initiated by Paul Roos, Club 1000 and the Paul Roos Old Boys Union.

‘Alter Ego’ also participates in local Eisteddfods and band competitions. In 2020 the band made it to the finals at the V&A Waterfront Band Slam and walked away with the 2nd runners-up award. You may also catch them strutting their stuff at a number of external venues including wine farms and private functions. Contact Mr. Roux to book this blistering band for your event.