Music Artist

Larah Eksteen

Hello! I am Larah:)

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Imagine hearing an extraordinary female voice. Imagine hearing an acoustic and electric violin. Imagine hearing multiple electronic sounds fused with Jazz components and live instruments. Now, imagine hearing it simultaneously. Larah is South Africa’s first singer-violinist who offers an eclectic mix that features in both her live and recorded collection. The sound is off the beaten track with multiple layers, but always accessible to audiences and nothing short of remarkable. 

As a multi-disciplinary creative that started playing the violin at the age of 3, graduated with two first instruments, performed abroad, studied music production in London, composed and produced for film and television, Larah has carved her way through many spheres in the music industry. She has collaborated with top artists – from Afro Pop to Punk- such as Judith Sephuma, J’Something, Donald Moatshe, RJ Benjamin, Albert Frost, Arno Carstens, Dear Reader, Fokofpolisiekar, Prime Circle, DJ Tira, Vicky Sampson and many more. 

Larah is no stranger in her hometown Cape Town, having performed for the opening of the CTICC, Sir Elton John, at three Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts as well as entertaining top management from Naspers, Anglo American and other corporations. Her latest album, Take Four, is a soulful journey through the realms of Jazz that will captivate your senses and transport you to a place of pure musical bliss. With unparalleled talent and unwavering dedication to her craft, Larah continues to push boundaries and explore new genres, solidifying her status as a true musical powerhouse.

Larah seamlessly blends her talents as a performer and educator in the vibrant music scenes of Cape Town and Johannesburg. As an ad-hoc member of the prestigious Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and the founder of her own music agency, Larah’s passion for music shines through in every note she plays. With a diverse background in music production, composition, and performance, Larah’s artistry knows no bounds, captivating audiences with her unique sound and undeniable talent.