Our teachers

Max Khang: Music Director
Max Khang joined the Academy in 2015 as strings teacher and recently was appointed as music manager. Together with Anthony Drake, he launched the Keiskamma Music Academy orchestra in late 2015. Max is a protégé of the Mangaung String programme in Bloemfontein under leadership of Peter Guy. He studied violin and later viola. As a student, he performed with the South African National Youth Orchestra, Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival and was leader of the viola section of the MIAGI Orchestra Tour to Europe with whom he participated in Young Euro Classic in Berlin. With MIAGI he also performed in the Royal Concertgebouw and Berliner Philharmonie. Prior to his position at the Academy, Max was a member of the KZN Philharmonic where he worked with conductors such as Arjan Tien and Daniel Boico and soloists Daniel Rowland and Joshua Bell amongst others.