Prof Zaidel-Rudolph saluted Andre and the SAMRO Foundation team for their ‘unbelievable vision, selfless music benevolence and generosity.’
“I have seen the organisation grow from strength to strength. Every institution has dips, every institution has challenges, and the music industry has been a particularly challenging environment,” Le Roux, who has been at the helm of the foundation for 14 years, said.
The African music sector continues to be affected by a lack of reliable statistics and data that inform strategies and policies. As a result, many music practitioners on the continent are not able to fully monetise their works.