Gabi Motuba

Composer, Vocalist

Johannesburg, South Africa

Gabi Motuba is a Johannesburg-based vocalist and composer whose music is in conversation with world politics, black studies, religion and genre studies. She has worked to help provide young black artists with more opportunities through her work as a music facilitator. Her other projects include a collaborative commissioned piece on “the violence of care” commissioned by the Goethe Institute in 2021. Gabi is currently part of the Mutual Membership for Musicians residency which was founded by the renowned musician Jen Shyu. She is also the resident composer and music curriculum developer for the South African Soweto Theater Music Tutorial Programme.