More About Wanda de Kock-Bam

Wanda de Kock-Bam

WANDA DE KOCK-BAM has been involved in the music-making industry from an early age and at the early age of 7 years she was the winner of a national talent competition.  Since then she has participated in a number of provincial choirs, including the Tygerberg Childrens’ Choir and the East Rand Youth Choir, as well as a number of musical productions in which she played the main role.  During these and subsequent years she has participated in a number of musical competitions and reached semi-final positions in competitions such as Debuut and Crescendo.

Professional Musical and Arts Experience

Stage Productions:

1984 to Various musical productions in the State Theatre with Jannie du Toit,
1987 Laurika Rauch, Annelie van Rooyen, Christa Steyn ea
1986 Stage production “Gansdans” (a Tukkies musical)  with  Jannie du Toit
1988 Record production of the Voortrekkers, “Voorinniekoor”
1992 Received her calling to enter the music ministry on a full-time basis


- Toured with national artists such as Manuel Escorcio, Oscar Ehrensperger, Jan de Wet and Piet Smit, ea. 
- Toured with various international artists such as Don Francisco and Steve Green.
- Participated internationally in shows in Israel, Belgium, Germany Switzerland, France, Holland and Namibia.

Musical Productions:

Participated in a number of shows at the KKNAF Gloria Festival
Participated in the Gospel Festival during InnieBos
Participated in the KKNAF “Sluier by die Poort” Production
Record production of the Voortrekkers, “Voorinniekoor”
Participated in the KKNAF “A Closer Walk” Production
2007 to
Worship Leader during the Esther Conference presented by Moreleta
Park, together with Louis Brittz from Merchant Productions
2008 to
Participated in the leading role of Anna in “Houtkruis die Musical”,
together with James Alexander, Jolette Odendaal, Jannie du Toit ea. in the State Theatre in Pretoria and thereafter in a number of support roles of the musical
2011 Worship Leader and production teams co-ordinator during the Carry His Name Conference presented by Moreleta Park


Overall ATKV Lier Award for Most Outstanding Afrikaans Gospel Musical Production for a Female Artist for the production “Nuutgemaak”
Section Winner ATKV Lier Award for Most Outstanding Afrikaans Christian Musical Production for a Female Artist for the production “Ek Sal Wag”
Finalist at the SAMA (SA Music Association) Awards, held at Sun City
CBSA Award for the Best Female Gospel Artist

CD Productions:

Released first CD titled “U laat my leef”
Released a solo CD titled “Nuutgemaak”
Released a solo CD titled “Ek sal wag”
1996 to
Released 3 children’s productions WIX (Winners In Christ),
together with DVD productions with Bible Corp and SABC 1, 2 and 3
1996 to
Released a number of compilation productions, including “Voetspore”,
together with a DVD production in Israel
Released a children’s production titled “Bybelstories”
2002 Released a solo CD titled “Live Worship Experience with Moreleta Park Congregation”
2006 Released a solo CD titled “Beloofde Land”

Writing Experience

Book Releases:

Had “Leer om te Loof” published, lesson material for juniors that was implimented successfully in a number of congregations
Had the “Heelvrou Konsep 1 and 2” published, which has subsequently been presented successfully at various venues and conferences nationally
2009 to
Co-writer of a number of daily diary
projects for Carpe Diem
2010 Co-writer of “Luister na my”, together with her daughters
Co-writer of “Praat met my”, together with her daughters
Wrote and compiled a “Praise and Worship Training Course”, which has subsequently been successfully implemented on regional level with the Dutch Reformed Church
2013 The book “Heelvrou konsep” will be published during the course of the year

Other Media Experience

Television and Radio:

Presenter of the radio program “Polsslag“ with Radio Pulpit
Development of, Technical Director and presentation of the Ladies Journal Program “In die Spieël” with Radio Pulpit (Live presentation)
Presenter of the program “Kyk Nuut van NG Moreleta” on Rhema TV
Technical Director and Presenter of Spektrum, an afternoon drive actuality program (Live presentation)
Presenter of the program “Hosanna TV” on SABC 2
Field Presenter of the “In Pas TV” program on KykNet
- Currently involved with Radio Pulpit as a presenter of the Journal Program “LEEF” on Tuesdays from 9am to 11am on Radio Kansel 657AM and 729 Cape Pulpit as well as “LIFESTYLE”  from Tuesdays to Fridays from 12pm to 3pm.


In Summary:

Ministry Leader and Manager of the Arts Department at the DR Moreleta Park Congregation from 2006 to 2011, during which time she trained and managed the worship leaders and managed the various functions relating to the department, with approximately 60 volunteers and 8 personnel members.
Founder of WAMM-T (Worship and Arts Ministry Moreleta - Training)
Currently, national speaker and artist for all age groups
National speaker at seminars both with and without her daughters Melissa (musician and singer in the performing arts industry) and Melinda (former Miss SA 2011 and co-founder of Womentality), as well as the “My Story of Hope” Project.
Presenter of the Heel Vrou Seminar for ladies
Presenter of the Heel Vrou Seminar for Single
- Public Speaker, both nationally and internationally


Her life motivation is to grab hold of and live every moment to the fullest according to God’s perfect timing and to live conciously and fearlessly in thankfulness of LIFE.

Wanda is happily married to Mark and has two daughters Melissa and Melinda, both happily married, and is also the proud grandmother of a beautiful little girl named Xeresh. Her family is her deepest joy.

Psalm 45:17: “I will make Your name to be remembered in all generations; therefore the people shall praise You forever and ever”