Kirstin is a vibrant and elegant female saxophonist, currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Kirstin graduated with Honours in Music from the University of the Witswatersrand (Wits) in 2018. Her musical training started on the piano and clarinet at the age of 12. She quickly fell in love with the sound of the saxophone and decided to take on the saxophone at the beginning of her musical studies at Wits. Kirstin is well experienced in different styles of music. She’s played with the Jhb Youth Orchestra, Jhb Symphonic Wind Band, various DJs, a pop group (Cazz) and jazz ensembles at Wits.
Kirstin is also part of the South African indie-folk group called “Jerry & The Bandits”. Jerry & The Bandits have been playing all over South African turf for the last 5 years, playing at some of SA’s biggest festivals and events: Oppikoppi, Splashy Fen, Up The Creek, Aardklop, Durban Botanical Gardens and many more.
Kirstin recently teamed up with tropical house DJ, Ryan L. They’ve launched a new project together which combines live sax with electronic music. They have received a great response so far. The perfect act to book if you want to open up the dancefloor and get the party started!
Kirstin has played solo sax at various weddings and corporate shows before. She can tailor her set specifically to what the client wants. She’s got an expanse repertoire of classic sax standards, background lounge music, tropical house music and the newest radio hits. Whether you want music for welcoming drinks, background music while your guests are dining or if you want to get you guests dancing and singing along, she’s got you covered.
Kirstin can be booked as a solo act, with Ryan L, the DJ or with Jerry & The Bandits. With a touch of elegance and an undying love and passion for music and performing, Kirstin brings something unique to any event.