Jude Harpstar

Jude Harpstar: A Versatile & Award-Winning Harpist
“Arguably the most versatile and both technically and musically one of the most inspiring harpists…” – Paul Boekkooi (Arts journalist, theatre reviewer and music critic)

Jude Harpstar (Judith Van der Wat) is a captivating harpist known for her virtuosity and genre-bending performances. Classically trained with a mastery of improvisation, Jude seamlessly blends with any band, singer, or DJ.

Awarded full scholarships, Jude honed her craft at prestigious institutions in the US. Her international acclaim is solidified by numerous awards and performances at festivals like The Young Euro Classic (Germany) and The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz (South Africa), collaborating with artists like Gregory Porter and Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse.

Jude’s live performances are riveting, captivating audiences with her electro/acoustic harps and piano. She tailors her stage presence to each event, from dazzling gowns for weddings to a signature “unconventional funky look.”

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