Workshop with Emo

Lusham Kleinsmidth, Kelsey Solomons, Emo Adams and Nathan Solomon who enjoyed their time at the workshop with Mitchells Plain Music Academy.

Five hundred people attended the sold-out fourth winter workshop hosted by the Mitchell’s Plain Music Academy.

Among those at the workshop, held at Cedar High School of the Arts on Saturday June 15, was the new host of Noot vir Noot and local TV show, Maak My Famous, Emo Adams, who grew up in Mitchell’s Plain.

Mr Adams said to the parents and students, “know your self worth. Our mindsets need to change.” He had to humble himself to the process and has worked hard to earn his success, he said.

Principal of the Mitchell’s Plain Music Academy, Trevino Isaacs, 28, played with Mr Adams in a band in 2009. In 2014 he launched the music school, in Kraaifontein and at Woodville Primary School.

“Emo reminded me of the time we started, building his own solo brand in a different market. The band at the time toured in one vehicle, with the electric drumkit with keyboards, guitars and other musical instruments in the boot. He worked extremely hard to get to where he is today, and is very successful.”

Nine years later, Mr Isaacs was able to host him at “something that was once a dream,” he said.

“We hope to achieve more in the future with Mitchell’s Plain Music School and our Kraaifontein campus branch, we’re very excited and proud of how far our students have come,” Mr Isaacs said.