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Rosemary Nalden: British viola player and founder of Buskaid, who now directs the thriving stringed-instruments school in Soweto. Awarded RPS Honorary Membership in 2013.


The early directors and concert conductors were given tickets made of ivory to gain them admission to Philharmonic Society performances.