Mariette Davina is a worship leader, singer and composer who has led worship at Westminster, Parliament UK. She is regularly invited to sing as a guest artist at Christian events and churches around the country, and also leads monthly prophetic worship sessions at Burn 24-7. Mariette has a degree in music from the University of South Africa, has been nominated for best classical album from her country and has been played on BBC Radio 2, TBN and God TV.
Mariette is also a judge for singing competitions such Teenstar and ‘Open Mic UK’ run by Future Music, one of the largest music competitions in the country with a grand final at the NEC
She began her musical career at the age of fourteen at the Pro Arte School for the Arts in Pretoria, South Africa, where she was the first student to be allowed to take singing as her first instrument subject at this prestigious Arts school. She obtained her Music Degree specialising in Performance Opera at the University of South Africa and was awarded two bursaries to do her Honours Degree in Music at the University of Pretoria. Mariette continued to compose music and landed a record deal with Gallo Records.
Mariette then decided to move back to the UK to pursue her music in Europe, where she spent 3 years in Bible school and learned to lead worship. She is now a worship leader at her church in Bristol, actively performing around the country, judging singing competitions and giving master classes in her spare time.