Aelfwyn Shipton

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About Aelfwyn

Aelfwyn is an international freelance violinist and composer currently based in London and looking to perform music worldwide
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Since completing her studies at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Aelfwyn has been performing, teaching and exploring music across the genres. As a classically trained violinist she has performed with renowned artists, such as Antonio Forcine, and has created her own acts centred on the violin. A versatile performer, Aelfwyn has worked with a diverse range of artists from Muse to touring as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the worlds only human jukebox as well as writing string arrangements, composing and exploring live looping. She has also been lucky enough to work with incredible world class circus artists creating recorded and live music for bespoke shows, such as Arbor Circus performance of 'Spring' for Glastonbury 2014 which won the judges choice at the Circus Maximus competition 2014

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Military, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceillidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Songwriter, Orchestrator, Transcription, Actor, Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Music therapy, Animateur
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Song list

Chandelier - Sia
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
All of Me - John Legend
Canon- Pachelbel
Por Una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Meditation - Massenet
Salut D'Amour - Elgar
Humoresque - Dvorak
Summertime - George Gershwin
All of Me - Frank Sinatra
Autumn Leaves - Nat King Cole
Georgia - Ray Charles
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Tere Liye
Tum Hi Ho
Humko Humise Chura Lo
Phantom of the Opera medley
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Now We Are Free
A Whole New World
Born Free
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Winter Wonderland
Jingle Bell Rock
Fairytale Of New York
Last Christmas


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£200
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£350


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Suzanne H, 11 months ago

Aelfwyn has been wonderful from day one communicating promptly and professionally. What an honour to have Aelfwyn play at our daughters wedding She was exceptional throughout and we will be eternally grateful for the special memories she has given us.

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Collette R, 11 months ago

Amazing lady beautiful music couldn’t be happier made day was made with her beautiful music xx

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Jordann M, 11 months ago

Absolutely amazing, could not recommend enough.

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Pavndeep P, 1 year ago

I couldnt fault Aelfwyn. She did an amazing job on my wedding. She was easily contactable and lovely to talk to when discussing how it would be on the day. So glad I booked her and I woul recommend her to family and friends.

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From other customers:

Albert R, 5 years ago

'Elegant and beautiful'

Big G, 5 years ago

Excellent performance. Exactly what I was looking for.

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