Renate Riedemann graduated Cum Laude from the University of Stellenbosch’s distinguished Conservatoire, majoring in Violin Performance with Distinction.
She is an incredibly versatile musician who excels in many different genres and has collaborated with popular bands such as Flat Stanley, Romanz, Bala Brothers, Lira, Chianosky and more.
She’s performed in a variety of cabaret productions, featured in a handful of local music videos, and has been involved in recording projects with many local producers including Riaan Steyn, Helmut Meijer, Johan Oberholzer and Mauritz Lotz (on over 100 recordings). As electric violinist she formed part of the SAMA award-winning instrumental group, Sterling EQ, from 2010 to 2013.
Since then Renate has spread her creative wings to become a singer/song-writer releasing 2 successful singles What Do You Say’ and ‘Another Storm’. Her voice has received great reviews by esteemed people such as Sasha Martinengo and Mike Batt amongst others.
Her violin performances are consistently met with high praise from audiences and corporate clients alike – she is a stylish, accomplished performer who delivers a wide range of styles across the platforms listed below.