Based:  Cape Town

Lize Mynhardt, from Stellenbosch, South Africa, is an up-and-coming contemporary artist with a fresh, feel-good sound.

Lize Mynhardt was more relieved than most Contestants when she won her Golden Ticket to Idols Season 10 “Hell Week”, because it got her out of her B. Comm financial management course at the University of Stellenbosch.

“My parents said if I make Top 16 I can kick accounting,” she explained. “I don’t like it! That’s why I’m here!” “Logistically I can’t do my degree and Idols, and I want to do Idols and commit to it wholeheartedly,” says this aspiring 21-year-old singer, whom Gareth Cliff described during Theatre Week as “funky and cool and young” and “very, very, very special …”