It was an all-girl finale which saw Lauren Hendricks steal the show at one of Cape Town’s most loved live events, The Open Mic Jazz Singing Competition in Sun International’s Grand Arena at GrandWest Casino on the evening of Wednesday, 10 October. Wild & Marr proudly sponsored prizes valued over R50 000. Runners up included UCT Vocal Performance Student Jodi Fredericks and UCT Jazz Student Caitlin Farmer.
Representatives of Wild & Marr’s Cape Town office namely Shivon Mesias & Cecilia van der Vent attended the finale and had this to say:
“We received VIP treatment from start to finish and we were even personally welcomed by Mervyn Naidoo, Divisional Director of GrandWest. It was a well-run, glitzy and glamorous event. The Grand Arena was almost at capacity and what a vibrant crowd! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and look forward to the next Open Mic Jazz Singing Competition.” said Shivon
“It was such an honor to handover prizes to deserved winners and congratulations to all of them. Representing Wild and Marr was a fantastic experience and we would like to thank Sun International for the opportunity to be one of the sponsors.” added Cecilia
Prizes were as follows:
- Winner – Lauren Hendricks walked away with a JBL EON-208P Packaged 8″ 2way PA with 8-Channel Powered Mixer & Bluetooth (microphone included)
- Jodi Fredricks as 1st Runner-up won a Shure BLX SM58 Wireless System
- Caitlin Farmer as 2nd Runner-up was awarded a Shure SM58-LC Vocal Corded Microphone