Andy Klee was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was educated at Redhill School. Since the age of eleven, she has been vocally trained in Classical, Jazz and Contemporary music.
Her Studies were furthered by a three year National Diploma in Musical Theatre at Technikon Pretoria which included intensive Jazz, Classical and pop vocal training as well as stage craft, jazz, tap and ballet dancing.
Shortly after completing her studies, Andy joined the well known Afrikaans Pop group ‘Luv U So.’ ‘Luv U So’ toured all major destinations and art festivals in South Africa with Steve Hofmeyr as opening artists to his show, promoting his ‘Engele Om Ons’ cd.
After Andy’s exposure to local music, she left South African shores to explore the Far East and toured Hong Kong as a vocalist in a live band at the popular nightclub ‘The Green Spot.’ This marked the beginning of her exposure to the international music and band circuit.
It wasn’t long before word of mouth found Andy entertaining in the UAE at the five-star Hotel Intercontinental Al Ain. Andy returned to Dubai for a second time to form ‘Classique Duo,’ at the five-star Le Royal Meridian Hotel, singing Classical,Jazz, Blues and Contemporary standards.
Feeling a need for a drastic change in pace and personal challenge in performance, Andy joined well-known live Brit Rock band ’The Usual Suspects’ in the popular nightclub, Jimmy Dix, Movenpick Hotel, Dubai. Affectionately known as “Lil’ Andy – the Pocket Rocket,” she mainlined with The Suspects, as lead vocalist performing live at the world recognized Dubai Rugby 7’s.
Andy has since returned to South Africa and has become well known as an entertainer in the Corporate market based in Johannesburg. Andy’s repertoire and performance styles are extensive. Andy is a competent performer in all styles of music from classical to Jazz, Rock n Rock and Dance. Andy works as a solo artist as well as in a vocal and saxophone or violin duo called Vivo! and in an all girl corporate band called ‘Fever’ Andy also works in a live cover band with celebrity musicians Brent Harris and Denholm Harding from Just Jinger .
Andy is also an experienced MC and voice over artist, and hosts events ranging from corporate launches through to cocktail events and golf days for companies including Momentum, Altech, Discovery, Toyota, Audi, Vodacom, Bidvest, to name a few.
Representing such high end corporate companies, Andy understands and delivers the great professionalism in speech and communication that these companies identify with. Andy prides herself in professionalism, audience interaction and complete client liaison, so that every aspect of an event is made extra special.