Sintu Ndzube is a female saxophone player majoring in music performance and education. She studied music throughout her school career and obtained her Bachelor of Music Degree at the University Of Pretoria in the year 2012.
Since then, she has been focusing mainly on her career as a performer, playing in corporate functions, weddings, parties, church, lounges, restaurants and exposing herself to various platforms in the performance field. She does studio recordings, live performances as well as musical theatre. In musical Theatre, she has worked with Africa Umoja and One Square Mile in which she served as the saxophone player for the band. She has performed solo and also in ensemble work such as horn sections in brass bands and other bands as well.
As a performer, she has also had the privilege of working with well-known artists such as Jeff Maluleke, Dorothy Masuka, Abigail Khubeka, Tu Nokwe, Sliq Angel, Blondie Mekhene, African Spear and MXO. She opens herself to playing various styles of music such as jazz, pop, dance music, classical music etc. She’s exposed to these various styles of music through playing with different artists and bands. As means of marketing the various shows and productions, Sintu has done radio interviews at Khaya fm, Metro fm, Jozi FM, Power FM and TV interviews on Sunrise (eTV) and ANN7. She has also performed in music TV shows such as Afro Cafe’ and Bantu Hour on SABC 2, and Mzansi Insider on SABC 1.
She has experience as a performer on international stages in countries such as Peru, Sri Lanka and Qatar (Doha). In the year 2018, she was privileged to have been the saxophonist for the cast of Umoja on a tour In the USA. The shows were performed in Washington D.C, Miami, New Orleans, Baltimore, Atlanta, and Houston (Texas). The experience has taught her a lot about the different audiences and their cultures and has taught her how to handle herself as a performer in different situations.
Apart from performing, she has experience as a music teacher. She has taught one on one piano and saxophone lessons and taught class music at Ross Howard Music School in Olivedale. Class music, she taught at Infinity College in Bryanston, Johannesburg.
She has released her first music single entitled “Genesis”. This is the first song she has ever composed and is produced by Mr Blondie Makhene. Through working with Blondie Makhene, she got the opportunity to work in collaboration with many other artists in a gender based song entitled “Femicide song”. In this work, musicians come as one voice fighting against women and child abuse. Artists such as Vicky Sampson, Joe Nina, Blondie Makhene, Tu Nokwe, Peter Mokoena, Sam Ndlovu, and many more speak out to the nation through song.