Rike Coetzer - Saxophonist - Gauteng

Rike Coetzer - Saxophonist | Gauteng

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Country: South Africa
Based In: Gauteng
Performs: Nationwide
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Rike Coetzer specializes in providing professional saxophone music as entertainment for events, cocktail parties, weddings and any other special event you can imagine.
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Biography

Rike started her music education at age six, playing the piano and later the oboe and performed in various youth orchestras during her school years. At the age of nineteen she was introduced to the alto saxophone and decided to make it her main instrument. She played first at the Centurion Lake Hotel as resident musician and did some freelance work with various pop bands; Avalanche, Scandal, Worx, Big Bands; Bonzai Big Band, SAAF Big Band, and saxophone quartets. Her repertoire ranges from classical to pop and jazz.
Rike regularly performed with Afrikaans singer Mathys Roets at music festi ...


Rike recorded her own album, which features some of her own instrumental compositions and arrangements of songs. Some of the musicians showcased on the album include guitarist Mauritz Lotz. The album is available at request and at performances.
Classically trained, Rike studied the oboe and also had piano training since the age of six. During her school years, she played in the Wits and TED youth orchestra. She joined the Air Force Band as a musician and was introduced to the alto saxophone. She played with the SAAF Glenn Miller big band and also a saxophone quartet. Qualifications include Music theory Gr VI, Oboe Gr VIII, and Chief Musician (Military teachers licentiate) on both oboe and saxophone at the Air Force Band
Rike gave saxophone lessons part time at various high schools and is still available for saxophone lessons in the Johannesburg area
In 2001 she was a finalist in the crescendo music competition.

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