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2023/02/01      |  Written By:  Mr M Ngxukumeshe   |   Province:  Western Cape

Great rendition of Music entertainment by the Western Cape Police Band, during the province   Excellence Awards ceremony in Century City Convention Centre has left one of the admired and a popular breakfast show Radio Presenter Aden Thomas with no choice, but to rave about what he termed a mind-blowing music performance.  

The 10-member band under the command and capable hands of music scholar Lt Col Ashley Chandler unleashed a showstopper which enthused even the hard- to- please revellers on the night of 14 January 2023.  

The Heart 104.9 Radio Station breakfast show host who was also the Master of Ceremonies at the event gave the Police Band a pat on the back. He further told the band that they have added a good flavour to the event to enlighten the spirit and ignite a festive mood to celebrate the success the success of police work.

The band which performed until the wee hours of Saturday night boasted with the voices of the reputed songbirds in the organisation which included Sgt Melanie Snell, Sgt Laurens Adams and SAC Zikhona Kalkeni and sensational music showman Sgt W Alfostus.

Other band members who blended the sounds and rhythm of the music well with their instruments, was Capt Selaocou, W/O Monry Frans, Sgt Desmond Van Zyl, SAC Paul Davids, Cst Andre Kriel and  Mr Vlok.

On the 06 December 2022 the same band received a standing ovation at Waterfront Amphitheatre after they splendidly performed to the packed gallery. The band had received an invitation to go and perform again at Waterfront Amphitheatre during the month of love February 2023.

Lt Col Chandler said they were happy with the response of the audience and realising that their music was enjoyed by those who had attended the Excellence Awards.