Sharon has often performed at some jazz festivals in South Africa!
It’s all about passion
Sharon Manyika is one of Zimbabwe’s most sought after female artists. Her debut album, Mufudzi, was a huge hit in Zimbabwe and was number one on 3FM charts for 6weeks.
She is a qualified sound engineer and music producer, having studied for her BA (Hons) in Music Industry Management and Studio Production, Buckingham-Shire University in the United Kingdom.
She holds three albums to her name, Mufudzi, Greater Than the World and the SABC produced Jazz album Do You Believe? Currently based in South Africa, she offers advisory services to musicians and is the head of the media and sound department for the Living Word Churches internationally.
She constantly tours to minister at conferences and concerts in various big churches in Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, Botswana and South Africa.
Sharon has often performed at some jazz festivals in South Africa, and shared the stage with some top South African musicians such as Hugh Masekela, Victor Ntoni, Deborah Fraser, Sibongile Khumalo, Letta Mbulu, and Judith Sephuma, to mention a few.
She has also been chosen to perform at the Zimbabwe Film Festival concert titled Divas live, as a trio with Prudence Katomeni and Dhudhu Manhenga.
She is featured on the late South African Jazz icon Victor Ntoni’s album Heritage as a lead singer in the songs “Where Are the Children” and “Siyay’ Ebhayi”.
These two songs have received generous airplay on South African Airways planes and on Metro FM, and are loved by many in South Africa.
Sharon is married to Charles Machingura a civil engineer in South Africa. They both serve as elders at the Living Word Churches International and also attended the LWCI School of ministry in 2010.
They recently had a baby girl, Maita , Chantel Machingura and Sharon is enjoying the latest addition to the family!
Sharon is currently working on her fourth album which is set to be released before Christmas!