South African singer and musician, Nicole, has been described by her audiences as an exceptionally sensational and versatile performer. So much so that corporate companies regularly seek out the services of this talented artist for their events.
Nicole communicates with her audiences on an individual basis and is often called back on to stage for numerous encores accompanied by standing ovations. Nicole’s performances entice her audiences out of their chairs, onto their feet. As a result, through the years, she has acquired a far-reaching following of devoted admirers and enthusiasts.
Nicole has established herself as immensely popular amongst a broad spectrum of cultures and mixed audiences. She specializes in superior performances at corporate and private functions as well as weddings.
Nicole’s extensive repertoire encompasses original and cover versions, including the favorites: ‘Mack the Knife’, ‘Midnight Special’, ‘Special Star’, ‘Doo Bee Doo’, ‘No Regrets’, ‘Milord’, ‘Black Velvet’, ‘Droom van my geluk’ to name but a few.
Nicole is equally comfortable with performing background entertainment as she is with stepping in the glow of the spotlight for a Cabaret performance. She also specializes is performing music for dinner dances and includes all the classic contemporary dance songs. She gracefully alternates between pure instrumental pieces and spectacular vocal songs.
Amongst the top corporate companies that have booked her for their distinguished events, include ABSA, Daimler Chrysler, Peugeot, Liberty Life, FNB, Emperors Palace and Standard Bank.
Born and bred in Pretoria, Nicole’s musical talent developed at age nine, whilst her passion for singing was established when she was fourteen. She has successfully completed her B. Tech Degree in Jazz from the Tshwane University of Technology. This gifted vocalist and musician delivers seasoned performances of a variety of musical genres from Jazz and Pop to African, Country, French, Rock and Afrikaans music.
Nicole has performed as guest artist on numerous TV shows including Noot vir Noot three times, Felicia and Pasella. Nicole was the overall winner of the Pretoria beeld Eisteddfod in 1999 and 2001 in the vocal category and was also overall winner of the Upon invitation, Nicole performed a two week concert tour, with young up and coming artists, in Japan in 1999. Nicole was also part of the National Big Band for Vocals and Saxophone at the Standard Bank Youth Jazz Festival in Grahamstown in 2002 and 2004.
A sensational voice and stage personality are natural gifts. The talented songstress Nicole has certainly developed and refined her musical talent and voice to the extent that she is regarded as South Africa’s most versatile entertainers. Nicole - also an accomplished musician - is equally proficient with the Soprano and Alto Saxophone as with the flute.