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Meet the Voxies: Marilize Hattingh (S1)

Meet our Scintillating Soprano: Marilize Hattingh #Vox_Tribe

Q: What is your day job?

A: Ward Pharmacist.

Q: How many years have you been singing in a choir?

A: 23 Years. 😳

Q: What has been your most memorable experience with Vox to date?

A: Making our latest music video: "Somerkersfees" by Franco Prinsloo at our Vox Year End Function last year (What a party!).

Q: What do you enjoy the most about being part of Vox?

A: Being able to be part of a family with a common goal! Forming lifelong friendships and making the most beautiful music that touches our hearts and the people who hear it.

Q: Which piece is your favourite that you have performed with Vox Chamber Choir?

A: "Magnificat" - Franco Prinsloo: Performed at our Friends and Family Concert last year in December; and Franco's "Miserere", ladies and gents, you are in for a treat!

Q: What do you look forward to the most with Vox Chamber Choir?

A: Making music until the end of time!!!

Q: If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

A: Apparating, then I can always avoid traffic!

Q: What are you reading/binge watching at the moment:

1. Reading - The Courbet connection by Estelle Ryan;

2. Watching - House of Cards.

Q: Name another hobby/interest you participate in?

A: I drink wine on occasion and play violin 🎻 (never at the same time though).

Q: Name a sectionin a piece we perform that gives you goosebumps every time:

A: At the end of "Kruis van Liefde" by Franco Prinsloo, there is a sudden key change “Laat ons U lof besing...”. In my mind the gates of Heaven open up every time!

Q: List 3 things on your bucket list?

1. Seeing the Northern Lights;

2. Having a massage in the middle of the dessert (with someone feeding me grapes etc.);

3. Horseback riding in Texas.

📸 Photo Credit: JP Hanekom (

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