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ADOLF THELEN

- "AFRICAN SYMPHONICS": composer, arranger, and Conductor of the "Namibian National Symphony Orchestra 1996-2003 (a crossover from Beethoven to African Music, played by the NNSO with local African bands and dancers)

- Musical Director for "TELL ME ON A SUNDAY" at the "Sound Stage Theatre" in Johannesburg including CD Production in April/May 1997 with singer/actress Kate Normington

- Producer/Musical Director for "100 YEARS BERTOLT BRECHT" -  a cabaret written for the Goethe-Institut (German Cultural Institute) in Windhoek and Johannesburg in May / June 1998

- Music producer and conductor for the "WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM" May 1998 in Windhoek

- Musical Director for "LA BELLE HELENE" at the "Schlossfestspiele 1998" in Ettlingen/Germany

- Producer, Author and Musical Director for the Kabarett "FORBIDDEN FRUIT" – Life in Berlin 1930.

- Musical Director for  the musical  "HAIR" in Windhoek March 1999

- "IQAWE SATCHMO" writer, producer and musical director of a tribute-show, celebrating Louis Armstrong's 100th birthday 2001 at the Baxter Theatre and the "Warehouse Theatre" in Windhoek

- Pianist / Keyboard player with the CAPE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA in "Symphonic Pops" and "Queen at the Ballet"

- GERMAN "KABARETT": Various programs in Cape Town as part of the German Cultural weeks 2002-2008

- "HARLEM STORY" – Producer/conductor of a Big Band Show at the "Oude Libertas Festival 2005.

- "MOVIN' MOZART" Multimedia Concert with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, Cape Town Opera and various community – based musical ensembles (Author, Producer & Conductor) 2006

- Conductor of the "20 YEARS of GERMAN UNITY CONCERT" on 9 Nov 2010 with compoositions by Kurt Weill (Dreigroschenmusik) & Friedrich Gulda (Cello Concerto)

- EDUCATOR for MUSIC & COMPUTER STUDIES at the Holy Cross Convent School in Brooklyn.

- Executive Committee member and musical consultant of the Catholic Schools Board in Cape Town.

- CHURCH ORGANIST of the German-Speaking Catholic Community in the Cape.

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