Summary ProfileKristel is an accomplished, versatile electric violinist. A seasoned musician, she underwent extensive formal training from age 6. This culminated in a BMUS and a MMUS degree from Wits University, where she majored in performance.
She performs in a variety of styles and settings.
Jazz, chill-out Lounge, Adult Contemporary, Light Classical
LASER VIOLIN SHOW
Cross-over Classical show pieces and Rock pieces accompanied by a laser bow and a laser light show
ELECTRIC VIOLIN SHOW
Music includes cross-over Classical show pieces and Rock pieces.
TIN CAN VIOLIN SHOW
Local South African favourites such as "Pata Pata", "Weeping" and "Special Star".
Kristel can also tailor your event's music requirements by mixing and matching her repertoire to suit you.
Other combinations include :
- Violin and Piano
- Violin and Guitar (DUALITY)
- Violin and Saxophone (INTRIQUE)
SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF KRISTEL'S CAREER INCLUDE :
Performing in a Subaru car advert
Performing the lead violin role in various Barnyard Theatre productions including: Beethoven Rocks Again (2003/4), Harvest Moon (2006), Rock Me Amadeus (2006/2008) and Natural Women (2007).
She has made guest TV appearances on e-TV's Backstage (2005), and has appeared as a violinist on Egoli (2006/7/9).
South African Music Award (SAMA) Nomination (2010) for her live DVD ‘The Sea in Spring’.
Solo artist for Glo Cell Sea Cable Launch in Ghana (2011).
Solo artist for Madagascan Lottery Launch (2011)
Finalist in the Gibson Acoustic Music Competition, Tanz Cafe (2011).
Solo artist for the launch of Microsoft Tech Ed (2011).
Other notable performances include: playing for the curtain raiser to the Lions vs. British Lions Rugby Match at Ellis Park (2009) and the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown (2009/2010).
Sexy, smooth and "oh so" talented, Kristel will add a sparkle and a touch of class to any event!