Our Members

The ensemble currently consists of 25 members made of young individuals from all walks of life and different fields of expertise. We have amongst us an Architect, Animal Scientist, Engineers, Lawyer, Musician, Publisher and university students to mention but a few.

We rehearse twice a week for 6 hours (2hrs on Wednesday and 4hrs on Saturday) at St. Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls in Hatfield

Sibusiso Dladla

Managing Director

Zulu by blood, Venda by birth and brought up by the Basotho nation of QwaQwa, Sibusiso is an ideal South African as he prides himself in the ability to fluently communicate in 10 of the South African official languages.

Music has been a part of his life since birth with his late father having been a reverend of the Uniting Reformed Church of South Africa and his mother a soloist and school choir conductor. He started singing in the church choir at an early age and went on to start a successful accapella group at The Beacon Secondary School which sang during school assemblies and did community outreach projects.

After his high school career, he went on to join the University of Pretoria Chorale where he served for 5 years, not only as a member but also as a mentor.

He is a qualified Landscape designer from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) since 2010 and is currently a junior lecturer at TUT.

Sibusiso is a co-founder of Arts Revelation and is responsible for set design, corporate image, web-pages, media, marketing tools, public relations and the running of the business.

Mbuso Ndlovu

Music Director

A naturally talented musician with more than seven years of experience in the Performing

Arts industry, passionate about Africa, its people and the arts.

Mbuso holds a BMus Honours degree from the University of Pretoria specialising in Choir conducting, Music Directing, African Music and Dance as well as Contemporary Piano.

In addition to being the Music Director for Arts Revelation, Mbuso is also currently the Music Director and Conductor for Pretoria High School for Girls’ Rhythmony and St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls’ Chapel choir and Afrika Phenduka which specialises in Marimba and Drums.

He was previously the conductor of the University of Pretoria Chorale (now called Ovuwa) which is a multicultural group that specializes in South African indigenous music and dance in all South African official languages, choral music, traditional music, gumboot dance and poetry. He has also been Musical Director and Choir Conductor for the Transnet Internal Choir Festival and Competitions as well as the Karos & Kambro Youth Development

Mbuso has produced three albums:

Nonhlanhla Msibi’s “Look what the Lord has done” (Magino Music)

Transnet Gauteng Choir’s “Thandanani” (Transnet Foundation)

and Nthu’s “Kuyintokozo” (Izojam Music)

Mbuso is a co-founder of Arts Revelation and is responsible for the running of all music related aspects of the organisation.

Artistic Director: Oaitse “Switch” Sekgwama

B.Sc. (Agric) Anim. Sci. (UP)

Oaitse Sekgwama, also known as Switch, originates from the heart of Botswana in Bobonong though he grew up in the city of Francistown, North-East of Botswana where he attended his primary to high school. Switch portrayed his artistic abilities since he was 8 years old. He featured as an actor, model, sculptor, composer and choreographer. However, his passion lies more with African indigenous dance and music. A former Artistic Director of the well-known UP Ovuwa Cultural Ensemble, who among other achievements, in the year 2011, led the ensemble to South America, Peru, to partake in the Annual Folklore Festival, representing both the country (RSA) and the Institute (UP).

He is a qualified Animal Scientist registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) & currently completing M.Sc. (Agric) Animal science; with speciality in Livestock Management, at the University of Pretoria.

He joined AR in 2011 as a member and became a shareholder in the year 2012, assuming the position of an Artistic Director. He is responsible for artistic aspects of AR Productions, including but not limited to, Stage use; Artist body conditioning, Choreography, script-writing & directing.