In his studies and international stage competitions, Xolane was awarded Diploma for Senior Vocal in Opera at the Knysna / Plett Eisteddfod competition and awarded Gold Certificate in 2009. In 2007, he had his first recording experience that was funded by the UK Lottery, with Joint Effort at Peace of Eden Recording Studio and toured England, performing in theatres and concerts halls around Doncaster, London and Brighton.
In March of 2016, he was selected, as part of Top 30 singers around the world, to partake in the Debora Voigt Inaugural International Vocal Competition, Florida, USA. In 2011 he started his opera studies (training as lyric tenor under voice trainer Mr. Patrick Tikolo) at the University of Cape Town (College of Music), where he obtained his Performers Diploma in Opera and his postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance.
Music - Can Read
Music - Singing
Working with Young People
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