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Ali Regan

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About Ali

Energetic violin expert in Classical and Folk styles. Music brought to life!
Violinist
Corby
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Ali is a dynamic, vibrant and talented violinist, bringing a ray of sunshine to your event. Classically trained since childhood she studied Music and Popular Music at the Liverpool University and the Arts at the prestigious Cambridge University. Ali plays a versatile range of music and plays Irish, Scottish and English folk and folk rock, pop, rock, heavy metal and bluegrass. Ali has also played in string quartets, orchestras and classical violin duos. She has played in renowned venues such Birmingham Symphony Hall and Northampton Derngate, including playing solos. Ali is equally at home in a wedding venue, a small country pub and or corporate setting. Ali has added strings to rock and pop records and is professional and efficient in the recording studio.

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
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Bluegrass, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Ceilidh, Country, Acoustic, Scottish music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Musical theatre
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate 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:
Songwriter, Composer, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker
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Song list

Ave Maria - Bach
Wraggle Taggle Gypsies - traditional English
Wedding March - Mendelsshon
King of the Fairies - traditional Irish
Jupiter - Holst
Swallowtail Jig - traditional Irish
The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Atholl Highlanders - traditional Scottish
Air on a G String -Bach
Marie's Wedding - traditional Scottish
Swan Lake Theme - Tchaikovksy;
Hoe Down - Aaron Copeland
Hornpipe - Handel
Turkey in the Straw - traditional American
Air (water Music)- Handel
New World Symphony -Dvorak
Drowsy Maggie - traditional Irish
Meditation - Massanet
Loch Lomand - traditional Scottish
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Roll In My Sweet Babies Arm - American traditional
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
The Morrison's -traditional Irish
Themes from Carmen - Bizet
Disney songs - various composers
Customer questions

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

That's fine I will try and accommodate you.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

No, sorry not as a solo act as I will not bring PA.

How much time do you need to set up?

No set up time required.

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

Yes, you can pick a few, especially for shorter sets.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes absolutely I bring my own instrument to play acoustically.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes I can learn a maximum of three song requests per event.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My energy and beautiful and playing.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Derngate Theatre, Corby Cube

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Paganini

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

A solo at The Corby Cube as prinicipal violinist.

Prices

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)£100
Up to 1 hour£150
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£240

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Pauline L, 1 year ago

Liam and Ali played at our home for my big brothers 60th Birthday party. It was a wonderful evening of song, dance and celebration. Liam and Ali are fantastic musicians with great personalities and I recommend them 100 percent!

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Liam M, 2 years ago

Balor played at my 30th birthday party. It was a fantastic night. Balor got everyone singing and dancing along. Thanks!

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