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A stand out solo Classical & Electronic Volinist.
* Also available to play alongside a top quality DJ (please see booking options).
"The best act we have ever booked!" -The Player of the Year Awards, Bolton Stadium
* The Northern Violinist offers a personalised approach to making more intimate affairs (from weddings to private parties) momentous with her gorgeous violin performances.
* She’ll play when, where, and what you prefer. She can entertain during drinks, at an evening celebration, or for an entire day—indoors, outdoors and on the move (with her wireless transmitter).
* Whether it’s providing lovely background ambience or the ultra-sensational main event. The Northern Violinist will let you select from her vast repertoire which she knows by heart
* Can play both acoustic classical sets to electric pop favourites- everything from classical masterpieces to modern pop favourites—and can even learn a new song especially for you.
* Stand out solo artist or compliments full orchestras or small groups.
* Performs in elegant attire swaying with her hand-crafted acoustic instrument or her distinctive one-of-a-kind translucent electric violin (hand-made by Ted Brewer).
* Two critically-acclaimed studio albums. “The Violinist” (2009) sold over 5,000 copies worldwide. “My Classical Interpretations” (2012), (featuring the piano accompaniments of Daniel Holden) which sold over 2,000 hard copies and numerous tracks online.
* Songs have been used on BBC and ITV. Has performed live on TV (including “Ant and Dec's Takeaway” for ITV Live at Trafford Centre; BBC 1; SKY and Arabic Al Sharqiya) and radio (NE1 FM Newcastle and BBC Radio Humberside).
* Now performing her spectacular solo violin shows as a headline act for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, taking her to the Caribbean, Norway, Iceland, USA and the Canary Islands.
* Winner Best Music and Entertainment by the Wedding Guide 2013 (and was a finalist in 2014).
Please note: The artist requires the final payment 7 days in advane of the event date.
“The Northern Violinist was truly spectacular at our Range Rover Evoque Launch, she entertained and indeed mesmerised our guests all evening… A true professional, we would not hesitate to recommend her, particularly if you’re looking for that wow factor for your event”
– Simon Lewis, Land Rover
The Northern Violinist is a world famous & award winning musical sensation. She is a highly trained electric & classical violinist and has had over 17 years of rigorous training, including both BMus & MMus degrees in Violin Performance from the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music.
Unlike so many of today's performers, The Northern Violinist performs a repertoire that includes hundreds of pieces by memory - without sheet music, adding a glittering new dimension to your event, be it an electrifying stage show or a more subtle background performance!
The Northern Violinist has previously appeared on TV in the UK on BBC 1, and has performed for corporate clients and celebrities that have included Land Rover, IBM, House of Fraser, Heineken, Debenhams, Steve Coogan, The Rt. Hon. William Hague, and in Geneva for an International Forex Event. She has toured right across the UK, Europe and also performed in both Dubai & the USA, wowing audiences at every venue.
"The Northern Violinist played at the Yorkshire Cancer Research Art Exhibition which was held at Pavilions of Harrogate last May. The event was attended by around 350 people and was opened by The Rt. Hon William Hague. Her performance was impeccable and I received many complimentary comments. I would not hesitate to use her again."
- Sally Crerar, Cancer Research UK
The Northern Violinist has a huge repertoire of pieces for you to choose from, including a fiery & electrifying stage show, relaxing ambient lounge music and improvisation beside a live DJ. She can perform for up to 4 hours, the options below are for your guidance:
Electric Upbeat Show (up to 2 x 25 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist's live stage show is a fantastic display of her virtuosic skill and talent, and has been created alongside world famous DJ Mike Freear. The Upbeat show features an extensive repertoire that includes dance remixes, pop hits and classical favourites (with a twist!).
Ambient (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist performs a selection of pieces that include fashionable lounge music, chillout pop classics, and her twist on a number of classical pieces. She can perform using either her classical violin, or her custom-designed Ted Brewer electric violin.
Electric Violin With DJ (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist will perform alongside her regular DJ (see booking options), or a DJ of your choice, to a huge choice of fully customisable pieces. A phenomenal improviser, she can perform pieces that range from popular favourites to drum & base and dance music.
Classical (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist is an exceptionally well-trained classical violinist. She has performed scores of classical recitals over the years, including an annual recital at York Minster each summer. She has an extensive repertoire of virtuosic pieces to choose from, and can tailor each set to match your requirements or event perfectly.
Weddings (ceremony, reception, breakfast, evening entertainment):
The Northern Violinist is also well-known for her outstanding wedding performances. She can perform during the ceremony (as guests arrive, for the processional, during the signing and of course the recessional), and also during the drinks reception and/or wedding breakfast. Couples may also use one of the previously mentioned sets to feature during their evening entertainment.
"Thank you so much for your wonderful performance last month, I know our guests were thrilled with your bright and vibrant performance."
- Lucy Piatkowski, Events & Exhibitions Officer, West Yorkshire Police
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