evans-netshivhambe-201x250Dr Evans Netshivhambe was born in Venda in an area called Nzhelele, Limpopo, South Africa. He completed his high school education in the year 2000, at Dimani Agricultural High School.

Netshivhambe enrolled in 2002 for a BMus degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, which he completed in 2005, specializing in music composition.

In 2007, Evans graduated with a Master’s degree in Digital Arts, and subsequently enrolled for a Master’s degree specializing in Music Composition, Sound Design, Sound Engineering, Audio Mixing for production, and Multimedia Composition.

He holds a PhD in music composition from the University of the Witwatersrand. Netshivhambe is a music lecturer at the University of Pretoria with focus on re-structuring the indigenous knowledge systems music programme.