AKUSTIKA was founded and established in 2006 by its current conductor, Christo Burger.

Awards and Accolades

  • Collaboration with the composer, Karl Jenkins. Under his baton the choir performed Jenkins’ “The Armed Man - Mass for Peace” as well as “Stabat Mater”.
  • In 2008 AKUSTIKA won the Pavarotti trophy as well as the title “Choir of the World” at the annual Llangollen Eisteddfod in Wales.
  • AKUSTIKA also won the grand prize and was announced as overall winners of the Concorso Chorale Internazionale Riva del Garda competition in Italy in 2010.
  • AKUSTIKA took part in the annual Spittal an der Drau choir competition in Austria and was awarded the Publikum prize at the competition in 2012.
  • According to the “Interkultur Musica Mundi” world-ranking list, AKUSTIKA is currently ranked 6th best choir in the world as well as 3rd best, mixed choir.
  • AKUSTIKA performed twice as solo artists at the prestigious Classic FM Soiree hosted by the Classic FM radio station.
  • Recently, AKUSTIKA collaborated with the country’s best contemporary composers for the recording of the soundtrack of a new South African TV Drama, “Donkerland”.



Excellence through performance

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We're preparing for our international competition tour to Germany in 2015. The audition criteria and music will be available for download soon.


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