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Field Band Foundation Human Rights Day

This year’s Human Rights Day fills the FBF with awe, determination and pride. We are inspired by how far we’ve come as a nation from the atrocities at Sharpsville to the current state of unification under the rich cultural tapestry that is today. We are determined to be part of the force which furthers the […]

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Field Band Foundation Creating Employment Opportunities

Through the joyful and transformational power of music, the Field Band Foundation (FBF) aims to prepare self-confident youth to contribute to society in meaningful ways. The combination of our advantageous presence and platform which engage over 6000 youth in over 23 communities and the current unemployment rate, presents a unique opportunity to affect change at […]

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FBF Plus Project

It is the beginning of the year, which means a lot of new projects ahead for PULSE! In preparation for a new round of Educational Band Visits, PULSE is now developing the educational material for 2019. In regards to the development of new material, FBF and PULSE can happily announce that they received generous funding […]

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A Ronnie Lubner Tribute

The Field Band Foundation (FBF) joined close family, friends and business associates of the late Mr. Ronnie Lubner for a memorial service held on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at the Houghton Golf Club. The service began with a heartfelt performance from the Field Band followed by tributes from family and friends. Ronnie Lubner, passed away […]

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The Field Band Foundation 20th Birthday

The Field Band Foundation celebrated its 20th birthday with a formal dinner on Thursday 26th October 2017. Held at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, the gathering had FBF director Nonceba Lushaba as MC, and brought together key partners of the FBF’s work, Foundation directors, senior management, and representatives of FBF operations. Keynote speaker was […]

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20 Years – Fit For Purpose (F4P)

This year sees the Field Band Foundation’s 20th anniversary, celebrating the Foundation’s highly positive impact and far developmental reach, while highlighting our readiness for the next era. This readiness is called the FBF Fit for Purpose (F4P) journey. It uses lessons learned over two decades that allow the Foundation to make a step-change in priorities […]

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SA’s Top 10 Field Bands Live In Parys

Celebrate the Field Band Foundation’s 20th year, and enjoy spectacular 15-minute performances by SA’s top 10 Field Bands… Read the rest of the article here.

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Book A Field Band Performance

The Field Band Foundation operates over 40 bands consisting of more than 6 000 members in 22 localities across South Africa. Each field band has an average of two rehearsals a week and 15 public performances a year. Click to find a Field Band near you: http://fieldband.org.za/operations/bands/ You can also book a Field Band performance […]

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Maskandi Fundi Jams With FBF

Maskandi guitarist Manqobizizwe Ncala shared tips about this SA music type with Field Band Foundation tutors during an FBF leadership workshop on 23 June. Ncala’s passion for the genre led him to begin studying the indigenous instruments used in Maskandi, and he taught himself how to build and repair them. He also runs a school […]

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TRIBUTE: Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (1967 – 2017)

Having now had time to reflect on her magnificent contribution to the Field Band Foundation (FBF), I would like to take a moment to mark the untimely death of Jennifer Oppenheimer. Jennifer, who passed away peacefully on 16 May after a short battle with cancer, played an important part in helping the Field Band Foundation […]

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