Abigail Petersen is a versatile singer, pianist and songwriter whose natural talent and passion for music has been refined with degrees from the University of Cape Town.
Abigail has performed extensively across South Africa and abroad, including a European tour with David Kramer/Taliep Petersen’s hit musical Kat and the Kings, as well as other performances in New York, Las Vegas and Mozambique. Abigail’s versatility as an artist is further reflected in her experience in the recording studio, providing vocals for various local and international projects. In addition, her past position as the Jazz Vocal lecturer at the UCT College of Music has also contributed to her development as an artist and educator.
Abigail’s dedication and hard work in the field of music has been recognised on many occasions through various awards and prizes. These include winning the SAMRO Overseas Scholarship Competition in 2003 and being nominated for a Naledi Theatre Award for best female performance in a musical in 2005. Wielding powerful, soulful vocals and a vibrant stage presence, Abigail continues to captivate audiences across South Africa.