The choice of the fortnight is Marieke de Koker. Freshly returned from DePaul University in Chicago she will appear with SITTOPERA (TM) at the RAND CLUB in the show "Mugg and Bean" on 9th of July 2021. 23 years young she already possesses a very convincing, full voice. Her list of awards achievements and stipends received is amazing. She mainly studied at DePaul but also had training courses in Salzburg and Urbino/Italy. She not " only "sings but does Stage and film directing, Audio engineering - her father is  a highly qualified technician, it is in the genes - , Make up 7 costume Design, advanced ballet and various types of dancing  and also composes and writes libretti. She appeared already in Urbino, Salzburg, Chicago and Johannesburg. Her main roles include f e Dido, Fiordiligi, Susanna, Musette ,Tatyana and Pamina.  SITTOPERA (TM) is sure to cast her in the coming seasons. 

Previous Singers of the Fortnight since October 2020:  Monica Mhangwana,  Mezzo-Soprano, Sipho Fubesi, Tenor, Otto Maidi, Bass-Baritone ,Zandile Mzazi, lyric Soprano, Amy Rose Mannheimer, Soubrette and soprano,  Ane Pretorius, Mezzosoprano.