‘Lean On Me’ Mzansi-style

NMU conductor rearranges Bill Withers classic in message of hope

The Bill Withers classic Lean on Me now has a South African flavour after it was rearranged by Nelson Mandela University choir conductor Ulagh Williams as a virtual musical tribute to staff and students near and far.

Williams said the project had its inception in June when the university’s international office approached her to do a tribute to the students who could not graduate because of the Covid-19 lockdown...

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