About Akina Strings
Akina Strings is formed of graduates of the Royal Welsh College of Drama, The Royal Academy of Music in London, The Royal College of Music and Turkish Conservatoires. Our musicians have performed with many highly regarded professional ensembles including: the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Welsh National Opera Britten Pears Orchestra, British Philharmonic Concert orchestra, Mavron String Quartet, Fontanelli String Quartet, Chamber Orchestra of Wales, British Sinfonietta Players are all sought after professional performers. commercially members have worked with Katherine Jenkins, Kanye West, Catrin Finch, Elinor Bennett, Russel watson, James Galway, Sian Cothi and Karl Jenkins. We have recorded for S4C (Dechrau Canu Canmol) Various eisteddfod, BBC Radio Wales, Sky Arts, & BBC Radio Cymru working with film as well as audio recording. Forming ensembles of the highest quality, Akina Strings provide vibrant music perfect for corporate events, weddings, parties, concerts and sessions. Recent highlights have included performing with Patrick Hawes, Claire Jones and Elin Manahan Thomas and string sessions for the jazz label Edition records for innovative composer/pianist Dave Stapleton's latest project 'Slowly Rolling Camera'. Past engagements have included corporate events, charity events, weddings, collaborations with composers, choirs & soloists, concerts, session recordings . We have an extensive repertoire combining a mix of much loved traditional favourites with pop arrangements. We offer a variety of ensembles ranging from duos to string sections so you can be sure of the appropriate sound for your event.