Cay Rüdiger (drums)
Cay was born in Worms in 1971 and has been drumming since he was 9 years old.
He has been a professional drummer since graduating from high school in 1991 and graduated in 2001 with a diploma in music in Mannheim.
Some of his musical stations include Sarrasani Circus, Six Was Nine, The Memories and Pop History.
As a founding member from 2007, he has only been on the road for Night Fever since 2014.
He also runs his own drum school in Worms
Cay lives with his wife Sandra in the beautiful Weinstrasse village of Erpolzheim, meditates daily and is a passionate yogi.
Frank Landes (bass)
Frank has been with Night Fever on bass with heart and soul from the start.
He studied jazz and popular music with a major in double bass and electric bass at the Swiss Jazz School (Bern) and the FMW (Frankfurter Musikwerkstatt).
As a professional bass player, he can look back on decades of experience in the fields of radio, television and worldwide live performances on renowned stages.
He also passes on his experience as a freelance music teacher and teaches as a specialist lecturer at the Popakademie Baden-Würtemberg in Mannheim.
Marc Hallbauer (guitar)
It all started with big brother's records. Santana, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. Then it was clear. It had to be the electric guitar.
Initially self-taught and then lessons with well-known names from the Rhine-Neckar area in the areas of rock and jazz. He then studied jazz and popular music at the Frankfurt Music Workshop (FMW Frankfurt).
Marc took part in various rock and jazz formations (including big band).
In addition to live music, he also works as headmaster and music trainer at the Modern Music School in Speyer and Landau, where he passes on his know-how to the students.
Benedikt Rauch (bass)
The music and sports enthusiast bassist from Worms joined the Night Fever family in 2015.
After he discovered his passion for the instrument, he was active in various bands and projects. The career of the young musician shows to this day, in addition to a successfully completed degree at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, extensive studio and live experience with well-known artists from the region and republic.
His always adapted bass playing can be heard on various sound carriers and stages in the country and he enriches the respective formation of musicians tonally as well as personally.
Axel Schwarz (keyboards)
Axel Schwarz works as a musician, composer, lyricist, producer and lecturer and can look back on numerous publications, chart successes and sold over 1 million records from various projects and artists.
He studied classical music, works as a keyboard player, writes and produces pop music, TV instrumentals and more, and teaches as a professor at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.
Mario Maradei Gonzalez (percussions)
Mario Maradei Gonzalez completed both his bachelor's and master's degree in jazz and popular music with a major in percussion at the State University for Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim.
In addition, the Latin American percussionist has specialized in Afro-Latin American folkloric music from Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, as well as the percussion instruments from these countries.
With over 18 years of professional experience, he has performed in many countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Spain and many more. as a guest musician, band leader, soloist and lecturer.
Peti van der Velde (vocals)
After completing her studies in jazz singing and flute at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Dutchwoman appeared on stage with various bands, jazz combos and big bands and was then to be admired as the leading actress in musicals, including in THE LION KING in the role of Nala, in the Musical TARZAN in the role of Kala,
in DIRTY DANCING and in HAIR.
Peti was seen as Ozzy in WE WILL ROCK YOU, as Maria Magdalena in
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and as Deloris in SISTER ACT.
She played Aretha in THE BLUES BROTHERS, Columbia in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and the Queen Bee in TABALUGA & LILI.
As a soloist, Peti had several appearances at festivals such as ROCK AM RING and ROCK IM PARK. Peti was seen on television as a soloist in WETTEN, DASS ..?, UNDERSTAND FUN ?, LET'S DANCE and THE ULTIMATE CHARTSHOW. Peti was a background singer for OZZY and KELLY OSBOURNE, LA BOUCHE and MARCIA BARRETT, among others.
Tertia Botha (vocals)
Tertia Botha received her artistic training from her hometown Cape Town. From 1998 to 2000 she played Lucy Dixon in the musical KAT AND THE KINGS at Vienna's English Theater and on a European tour.
From 2001 to 2003 she sang in the live cover band Uncle Jam, including in the BBC show "Live from the Hard Rock Café Dubai".
In 2003 she moved into the finals of the Pro7 casting show "Popstars" and celebrated then great successes with the band Preluders, with 400,000 records sold, among other things, and 1st place in the German charts for the single "Everyday Girl". After leaving, her path led her to club Bands - Waterproof,
Gibson Club Band, orchestras and musicals, where they played in HAIR (Stadtstheater Augsburg and Kassel), DIRTY DANCING (Theater am Potsdamer Platz), MOTOWN - DIE LEGENDE (Essen) and WEST SIDE STORY (Staatstheater Braunschweig) stood on stage.
She founded a society to support artists from South Africa who are gifted with craftsmanship. She performed for the
Oscar winner James Horner his world hit “My heart will go on” from the film “Titanic”. In addition, she went on tour with CLASSICS UNTER STERNEN and SOUNDS OF HOLLYWOOD with the Vogtland Philharmonic.
In Cologne she already played as Nicki Marron and cover Rachel Marron in
BODYGUARD - THE MUSICAL.
From 2017 to 2018 she was with
JAGD AUF 007 - ONE NIGHT WITH JAMES BOND on tour.
From 2018 to 2019 she played in Vienna - Ronacher Theater (Altanierend)
Rachel Marron and cover Nicki Marron in BODYGUARD - THE MUSICAL. In 2019-2020 she played the role of Deloris Van Cartier in SISTER ACT at the Linz Music Theater.