AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW: Zarni's 6 track EP "Honest Company" Produced by Tyler Johnson (Young Liars, Joshua Hyslop- Nettwerk Music Group) In just 3 months of it's release, the EP has gained nation-wide radio play and topped the charts on WRIR and KLPI reaching #20 and #26 of the Top 30 Pop Charts. The young singer/songwriter has shared the stage with Mary Lambert, Jillette Johnson, Ari Hest, Liz Longley, Jenn Grinels, Seth Glier and many more
John Mayer praised Evaporated saying" I just want to hear it again and again...thousands of people are going to want to hear that song" at a Berklee College of Music Workshop where Zarni was one of 12 students selected to perform for Mr.Mayer himself when he visited the college in 2011. Zarni graduated with the highest award given for Songwriting; the Scott Bensen Scholarship.
Zarni is originally from South Africa, but is now taking on the music scene in Austin, TX with her avid keyboard skills, catchy melodies and honest lyrics. Before moving to Austin, Zarni lived in Seattle and was a member of the popular Seattle band, The Weather formerly known as Campfire OK (keys and background vocals) The band toured with Anberlin and Stars in Stereo and also shared the stage with the Presidents of the United States of America.
-1st place winner of the Rockin Mom Song Contest with her heartfelt song "Making my way" that she wrote about her mother.
- 2010 winner of the Gauteng Songwriting Competition in South Africa
"Zarni has rare talent and her interpretation of music is stunningly soulful. She has such stage presence and very comfy on the keyboard. She just oozed class throughout her show and the crowd fell in love with her on the first key. I reckon selling her CD is the easiest of jobs as seen on the night. We as Rustic Theatre are proud to have hosted her successful and flawless CD launch and we are hoping to get her back to play here! Rustic Theatre says thank you Zarni. May 'Friday Night Lights' enjoy more success and good luck"- Rustic Theatre South Africa
"Behind that fresh young face is an old soul guided by an emotional wisdom beyond her years"
"The ebb and flow of typical love affairs inform most of the album, from the wistfulness of 'Time of My Life' and 'Whatever the Weather' to the suspicion and mistrust of 'Down and Dirty' and 'You Only Wear Me On Your Sleeve.' One particular highlight is 'Spaceman,' a soaring plea for a lover's attention that includes a tasty jam near the finish."- Chris Kocher Press and Sun Bulletin Jan 2010
"Zarni's music comes from her heart and a place beyond her years"- John Majhor (Canadian Radio Broadcaster)