Vaughan Roger Frank Pietersen
Vice President - South Africa Region
Vaughan Pietersen holds a Teachers Licentiate Diploma in Music from the University of Cape Town. He is currently the Principal at the Frank Pietersen Music Centre. Additionally, he serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Paarl Valley Eisteddfod and South African Music Teachers (SASMT) Deputy President for the Western Cape. He was President of the SASMT 2016/2017. Furthermore, he served on a panel of adjudicators for the SAMRO Hubert van der Spuy National Music Competition, ATKV MUZIQ National Instrumental Classical Music Competition, and the National Youth Music Competition, respectively. From 2014 to 2019, he served independently as a council member and a member of the academic board of Boland College. In 2019 and 2020, he received honorary awards from Paarl Girls’ High School for his significant contribution to the Arts of the Paarl community and the SASMT for his contribution to the development of music, respectively.