With years of studying in both music and academics, Samantha Landers now works as a vocal trainer in KZN. She has pursued her career in music and has appeared in a number of vocal shows such as ‘Carnival Time’, ‘Sing It, Sista’, and, more recently ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’. She performs at many corporate events and has been seen in extravaganzas like ‘Night of a Hundred Stars’ and ‘Dolphins By Starlight’. Her live performances include the Vodacom Durban July, The Mr. Price Pro, Mrs. Universe 2017, a number of year-end functions and awareness events for associations like The Sunflower Fund and CANSA, as well as having just returned from a corporate event in Russia.
Samantha is also one of three members of the acclaimed singing group 'MitzyGeorge'. Known for their close, melodic harmonies, this all female group perform their beautiful, heart-felt show in and around KZN.
Samantha spent time training in Sweden with world-renowned vocal coach to the stars, Seth Riggs.
She balances her singing by taking timeout with family and friends. She enjoys travelling, writing, reading, and watching a good movie. She is currently writing music and working on her next show.
We can all relate to having dreams. But very few actually live them. Some of us let them go a long time ago. I did for a while, when I had my fair share of rejection, or when things just were not going the way I had planned them.
God had a better plan though, and I needed to go through the fire to come out stronger than ever. The thing is, there is no destination here on earth. It is all a jou...
It’s one of my favorites! Coming from South Africa, we don’t get snowy Christmas’ so it’s special if we do get to celebrate a White Christmas one year! I have been blessed enough to have experienced quite a few of them; so a bit of nostalgia over this time in singing this particular song.
Short and sweet this week. Be safe over this season, and oodles of blessings!
A good friend requested that I cover this song as a part of the Notebook! This was her wedding song.
This song is vulnerable, open, intimate and to the core, all the things I love about a ‘real’ song.
How many times I have opened myself to the possible rejection, but in doing so ultimately became a stronger person. I think this is why this song has left a mark on people, whether you are experiencing young love in your teenage years or reflecting on your...
The last line of the song sums it up: “Life has a funny way of helping you out”
Although we find ourselves in ‘ironic’ situations, everything happens for a reason! That has been my mantra for 2016. Hopefully you have looked back on situations in your life and in hindsight realized they happened that way for a reason. It can be a hard pill to swallow.
The idea is that when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, and make the most of it and what you have...