Based: Cape Town
Jody Abel and Callen Petersen make up the dynamic due that is Acoustic Element. The day was Christmas. The year, 2010. With their newly acquired guitar and electric violin respectively, the pair took to the street and dazzled neighbours with vigour and spunk.
Callen completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Accounting in 2009 (UCT) and then went on to study a diploma in fashion at the Design Academy of Fashion, in Woodstock. He now works as a buyer at one of the major fashion companies.
Jody completed his Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Radio Production and Media in 2012 and is currently completing his postgraduate diploma in marketing management at the School of Management Studies, UCT.
They enjoy spending their free time playing music at weddings, corporate functions and other social events. Some of their major achievements thus far include sharing the stage with the likes of Chad Saaiman and the Black Ties, Elvis Blue and other South African musicians.