Drakensberg Boys' Choir School
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|Drakensberg Boys Choir School|
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal
Drakensberg Boys Choir School is a choir school located near Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The school was established in 1967 by John Tungay with assistance from his family. It educates the members of the Drakensberg Boys Choir. Enrollment is approximately 120 boys aged 9 to 15. The school has a 600-seat auditorium constructed in 1995 and holds weekly concerts. The Choir has toured internationally.
The Bala Brothers, the South African vocal trio, attended Drakensberg Boys Choir School in the 1980s and 90s. In 1988, six years before the end of Apartheid, the oldest brother, Zwai, was the first black student admitted to the school.
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