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About Alex Collins

Highly skilled solo violinist that will provide the perfect music to suit your occasion.
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Graduate of the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, I have received scholarships and teaching at world class conservatoires, and from leading international violinists. I have played at the Royal Albert Hall, and Birmingham’s Symphony Hall to name a few, comfortable in solo, quartet, or orchestral settings alike.

Classical, Christmas, Traditional church music, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Covers
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Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

1. Hero
2. Home
3. This Love
4. Stay With Me
5. Believe
6. I Swear
7. Beautiful In My Eyes
8. Beautiful
9. Love Song
10. Stay
11. You'Ve Got A Friend In Me
12. I Will Remember You
13. Hello
14. I Kissed A Girl
15. Change The World
16. Butterfly Kisses
17. All of Me
18. I Finally Found Someone
19. You Were Meant For Me
20. The Climb
21. Candle in the Wind 1997
22. Breathe
23. You'Re Still The One
24. Amazed
25. Genie In A Bottle
26. Yeah!
27. Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)
28. Let it Go
29. Fallin'
30. We Belong Together 31. Breakaway
32. Bad Day
33. Dilemma
34. Don't know why
35. Clocks
36. You Raise Me Up
37. The Power of Love
38. Secrets
39. Apologize
40. She Will Be Loved
41. Forever And For Always
42. 100 Years
43. Foolish Games
44. Stacy's Mom
45. Beautiful Day 46. Because I Love You (The Postman Song)
47. Brave
48. Here And Now
49. Shake It Off
50. You'Re Beautiful
51. How To Save A Life
52. Chasing Cars
53. Lips Of An Angel
54. Waiting On The World To Change
55. Drift Away
56. Rehab
57. No One
58. Viva la vida
59. Love story
61. Cryin'
62. I Gotta Feeling
63. Get Lucky
64. Need You Now
65. Hey, Soul Sister
66. Bad Romance
67. The House That Built Me
68. Teenage Dream
69. Just the way you are
70. Firework
71. Jar of Hearts
72. Rolling in the Deep
73. Till The World Ends
74. We Found Love
75. What Makes You Beautiful 76. A Thousand Years
77. Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
78. Little Talks
79. Ho Hey
80. Fields Of Gold
81. Call Me Maybe
82. Cruise
83. We Can't Stop
84. Roar
85. Royals
86. Say Something
87. Hold On, We'Re Going Home
88. Thinking Out Loud
89. Friends In Low Places
90. All About That Bass 91. From A Distance
92. Uptown Funk
93. Die A Happy Man
94. How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
95. Losing My Religion
96. More than words
97. Save The Best For Last
98. Smells Like Teen Spirit
99. Something To Talk About (Let's Give Them Something To Talk About)
100. Tears in heaven
101. When You Say Nothing at All
. Jesu, Joy Of Man'S Desiring
2. Overture
3. Morning
4. Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2
5. Prelude, Op. 28, No. 20
6. Laudate Dominum
7. Arioso
8. Funeral March
9. Lullaby
10. Winter
11. Bridal Chorus
12. Minuet
13. Air
14. Air (Air On The G String)
15. March
16. Ave maria
17. Intermezzo
18. Prelude in A Major, Op. 28, No. 7
19. Minuet in G
20. Pavane
21. Gymnopedie No. 1
22. Evening Prayer
23. Symphony No. 7 In A Major, Second Movement (Allegretto)
24. Symphony No. 1 In C Minor, Fourth Movement Excerpt
25. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ('Serenade'), First Movement Excerpt
26. Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, First Movement Excerpt
27. Allegro I, RV 269 ('Spring')
28. Largo
29. Dance Of The Spirits
30. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
31. Pomp and Circumstance
32. Andante cantabile
33. Sinfonia
34. Flower Duet
35. Symphony No. 40 In G Minor, Third Movement ('Minuet')
36. Siciliano
37. Sheep May Safely Graze
38. Dance of the Hours
39. Caro mio ben
40. Minuet in G Major
41. Ode to Joy
42. Hallelujah Chorus
43. Hornpipe
44. The Surprise Symphony
45. Wedding March
46. Barcarolle
47. William Tell Overture
48. The happy farmer
49. Traumerei
50. Jerusalem
51. Habanera
52. Ave Maria, Op. 52, No. 6
53. Ave Verum (Jesu, Word Of God Incarnate)
54. Bist du bei mir (You Are With Me)
55. Can can
56. Hungarian Dance No. 5
57. In the Hall of the Mountain King
58. Melody in F
59. Spinning Song
60. Tales From The Vienna Woods
61. Trumpet Tune
62. Trumpet Voluntary
63. Panis Angelicus (O Lord Most Holy)
64. Blue Danube Waltz
65. Canon in D
66. Clair de lune
67. Dance Of The Reed Flutes, Op. 71a
68. Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy, Op. 71A
69. Pie Jesu
70. Funeral March of a Marionette
71. The Flight Of The Bumble Bee
72. Fur Elise, Woo 59
73. Piano Sonata In C Major
74. Great Gate Of Kiev
75. Piano Concerto In A Minor, Op. 16
76. Liebestraum (Dream Of Love)
77. Marche Slav, Op. 31
78. Polovetsian Dances
79. Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme)
80. The Skaters (Waltz)
81. Sleepers, Awake (Wachet Auf)
82. Adagio Cantabile, Op. 13
83. Theme From Swan Lake
84. To A Wild Rose, Op. 51, No. 1
85. Toreador Song
86. The Unfinished Symphony (Theme)
87. Waltz Of The Flowers, Op. 71a
88. Where E'Er You Walk
89. The Wild Horseman (Wilder Reiter), Op. 68, No. 8
90. Bourree In E Minor
91. Symphony No. 5 In C Minor, First Movement Excerpt
92. Fanfare Rondeau
93. 1812 Overture
94. Largo From Symphony No. 9 ('New World')
95. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ('Romance'), Second Movement
96. Rondo Alla Turca
97. Piano Concerto No. 21 In C Major ('Elvira Madigan'), Second Movement Excerpt
98. Badinerie (Suite No. 2)
99. Harmonious Blacksmith
100. Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
101. Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

I offer a solo violin line up but this could also be a duo with viola if preferred.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

If your timings change, let me know and I’m happy to try and help if possible.

How much time do you need to set up?

I need very minimal time (5-10 mins) to set up and I’ll be there in good time ahead of the performance.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

You can certainly pick the music you’d like to hear at your event!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I bring all the equipment I will need. If the event happens to be outside, I would be some shade to protect my instrument- that’s all.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Of course, however there would be a £35 fee for this in order to cover acquiring music and incorporating into performance.


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Short performance (up to 15 min)£70
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£220
Up to 3 hours£300


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Jessica, 26 days ago

That’s lovely thanks Alex sooo much

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Christopher K, 2 months ago

Alex made our party so special. His playing was perfect and we couldn’t have asked for more. I would not hesitate in recommending!

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Richard K, 3 months ago

Alex really added to the fabulous night with his extraordinary playing! He played such a variety a great songs and everyone said how much they enjoyed it!

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