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Amazing Violinist experienced in playing solo for weddings, parties, drinks receptions and corporate events.
Violinist
Marlborough
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My name is Barbara and I am a professional violinist based in Marlborough. If you hear someone humming or singing around the corner: it is probably me. From a young age I was drawn to music. Once I picked up an instrument for the first time, there was no turning back. By high school, the dream of becoming a professional musician crystallised, and years of rehearsals and music lessons later, I am now the professional violinist I wanted to be. Classical training combined with a passion for all varieties of music gives me a wonderful tool to influence people's lives through sound, to inspire; to see people dance and smile. From pop, jazz, R&B to Broadway hits and classical pieces... I can create any kind of mood for your special day. If you are looking for a top musician who will be a pleasure to work with, please get in touch and schedule a meeting to tailor- make your musicial needs.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Saved the day!
Booked for 25 Encore gigs!
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Top 40, Polish music, Film / TV music, Jazz
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Perfect pitch, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

Popular Songs:
Aerosmith- I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
Adele- Chasing Pavements, Rolling In The Deep,
Make You Feel My Love
Allesia Cara- How Far I'll Go
Alicia Keys- Empire State of Mind
Aloe Blacc- I Need A Dollar
Ariana Grande- No Tears Left To Cry, Positions
Avicii- Wake Me Up
Bazzi- Mine
Bebe Rexha- Meant to Be
Beyoncé- Halo
Bill Withers- Ain't No Sunshine
Bruno Mars- Finesse, Treasure, Marry You, That's What I Like,
Just The Way You Are
Calvin Harris- Slide, Feels, Feel So Close, How Deep Is Your Love
Calum Scott - You Are The Reason, Biblical
Camila Cabello- Havana, Señorita
Christina Peri- A Thousand Years
Clean Bandit- Rather Be, Rockabye, Symphony
Coldplay- Something Just Like This, Yellow, A Sky Full Of Stars
Daft Punk- Get Lucky
DNCE- Cake By The Ocean
DJ Khaled- Wild Thoughts
Drake- In My Feelings
Dua Lipa- One Kiss, Be the One, Levitating
Ed Sheeran- Perfect, Photograph, Shape of You, Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheehan, Justin Bieber - I Don't Care
Elton John- Your Song
Enrique Iglesias- Subeme La Radio
Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do
French Montana- Unforgettable
Felix Jaehn - Ain't Nobody (Jasmine Thompson version)
George Ezra- Budapest, Shotgun
Harry Styles- Sign of Times, Golden, Adore You
Jason Derulo- Tip Toe, Want to Want Me
Jasmine Thompson- Ain't Nobody
Jax Jones- You Don't Know Me
Jess Glynne- All I Am, Hold My Hand,
Don't Be So Hard On Yourself, I'll Be There
John Legend- All of Me, You and I
Journey- Don't Stop Believin'
Justin Bieber- Love Yourself
Justin Timberlake- Can't Stop The Feeling!
Lou Bega- Mambo No. 5
Luis Fonsi- Despacito
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
Mabel- Finders Keepers
Maroon 5- Girls Like You, Sugar, Moves Like Jagger
Naughty Boy- La La La
Oasis- Wonderwall
Omi- Cheerleader
Pharrell Williams- Happy
Portugal The Man - Feel It Still
Ricky Martin- Livin' la Vida Loca
Rihanna- Work
Robbie Williams- Angels
Rudimental- These Days
Rufus Wainwright - Hallelujah
Sam Smith- I'm Not The Only One, Latch
Shakira- Waka Waka
Sia- Cheap Thrills
Sigala- Came Here For Love, Sweet Loving
Trove Lo- Talking Body
The Weeknd- Can't Feel My Face, I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights
Vance Joy- Riptide
Years & Years- King
Zayn- Dusk Till Dawn, Pillowtalk
Zara Larsson- Lush Life
5 Seconds of Summer- Youngblood
Bollywood:
Jeena Jeena
Dil To Pagal Hai
Bholi Si Surat
Radha
Deewani Mastani
Hum Saath – Saath Hain
Humko Humise Chura Lo
Janam Janam
Koi Mil Gaya
Saajanji Ghar Aaye
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Teri Meri
Samjhawan
Tujhe Dekha To
Dil Diya Gallan
Tere Bin
Sanam Re
Pehli Nazar Mein
Tum Hi Ho
Teri Ore
Hamdard
Kaun Tujhe Yun
Piya O Re Piya
Enna Sona
Banjara
Classical pieces:
Air on G String- J.S. Bach
Arioso BWV 156- J.S. Bach
Allegro for violin- J.H.Fiocco
Ave Maria D.839- F.Schubert
Ave Maria, Gounod- J.S.Bach
Badinerie- J.S.Bach
Bolero- M.Ravel
Canon in D- Pachelbel
Czardas- V.Monti
Clair De Lune- C.Debussy
Gymnopedie- E.Satie
Dance of the Knights- S.Prokofiev
Entr'acte from Carmen- G.Bizet
Entertainer- S.Joplin
Fur Elise- L.v.Beethoven
Greensleeves
Gymnopedie Nº1- E.Satie
Humoresque Op.101 Nº7- A.Dvorak
Hungarian Dance Nº5- J.Brahms
In The Hall of the Mountain King-E.Grieg
Intermezzo: Cavalleria Rusticana- P. Mascagni
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring- J.S.Bach
Legende op. 17- H.Wieniawski
Minuetto -L.Boccherini
Meditation (Thaïs)- J.Massenet
Nessun Dorma- G.Puccini
Panis Angelicus- C.Franc
Peer Gynt Suite Nº1 Op 46 - Morning Mood- E.Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite - Anitra´s dance- E.Grieg
Queen of the Night, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik- W.A.Mozart
Radetzky March- J.Strauss
Romantic Piece Nº1 & Nº3 Op 75 – A.Dvorak
Romeo and Julier Overture, Russian Dance Trepak- P.I.Tchaikovski
Salut D´Amour -E.Elgar
Serenade (Ständchen)- F.Schubert
Song without words Op109- F.Mendelssohn
Spanish Dances "Playera"- P. Sarasate
Flowers Waltz- P.I.Tchaikovsky
Swan- C.Saint Saens
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba- G.F.Händel
Träumerei- R.Schumann
Trumpet Voluntary- J. Clarke
Violin Concerto - 2nd mov. Canzonetta- P.I. Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto E major BWV 1042 -1 movement Allegro- J.S.Bach
Violin Concerto in E major The Four Seasons (Spring) Allegro- A.Vivaldi
Violin Sonata No.5 first movement- L.van Beethoven
Violin Concerto in A minor RV 356 OP.3 No 6 - Allegro A.Vivaldi
Vocalise Opus 34 N.14 - S.Rachmaninov
William Tell Overture (Finale) - G.Rossini
Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream- F. Mendelssohn
Wedding March from Lohengrin- R.Wagner
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

I can also provide a violin and cello duo.

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

I always try to be flexible as there are different reasons why the ceremony can possibly be delayed. It is not a problem, as long as you let me know about the changes.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually arrive at least 1 hour before the performance time.

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

Of course. Those pieces are the favourites ones of all times from different functions and events. However if there is something you would like me to perform and it is not on the list: please let me know and I will do my best to learn it for your occasion.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Of course. I bring my own instrument and PA system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I will do my best to learn any song that you love and that is not included in my set list.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My ability to create the unique and unforgettable atmosphere with my music.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

As a part of the group I performed in London Palladium, O2 Arena and X- Factor.I was a member of the orchestra during the famous Waterloo Station flashmob wedding proposal. For wedding and drinks reception I played in Chelsea Register Office, The Ivy-Chelsea, Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park, Hampton Court Golf Club nad Raddison Blu to name just a few.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Nigel Kennedy with his unusual approach to all types of music, Jess Glynne with her positive upbeat songs that make me smile and John Legend singing his heart out about love!

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

Cartier jewellery exhibition. It was extraordinary!

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)£150
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£285
Up to 3 hours£350
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I'll produce a unique music video with professional recording equipment. I can customise the video with your own message.
£150
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Amanda H, 14 days ago

Absolutely amazing. Our wedding reception wouldn’t have been as lovely without Barbara. Before the event, you were so helpful via messenger, answered my many questions patiently and helped us to organise the perfect evening with really supportive suggestions. On the day, I can’t tell you how much we loved your music and how perfect the night was and you were a large contribution to that. We’ve had so much positive feedback from guests - they all thought you were wonderful. Thank you for contributing to a magical night, I have no doubt should we have a future occasion in need of live music, you’ll be top of our list :)

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Declan R, 17 days ago

Thank you SO SO much for playing at our wedding on Monday at Wasing Park. You were accommodating of both of our postponements, which we were really grateful for. We knew you’d be brilliant on the day, but you exceeded all expectations. You made the atmosphere so magical, I would recommend you to anyone! Thank you so much Barbara. Sophie & Dec x

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Terri R, 22 days ago

Absolutely amazing! Barbara was a million times more fabulous than we could have ever imagined. We can’t wait to have a reason to book her again! Everyone who came to the party commented on how brilliant the music was - Barbara played a playlist of all our favourites, a mix of really current and older tracks and managed to make all of it sound perfect and really energetic. Thank you!

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Anna Y, 26 days ago

Excellent in every aspect! Thank you for taking part in creating that magic evening!

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Charlotte J, 1 month ago

I found Barbara when she was busking in Kingston high street in 2018 and thought, wow she is incredible, I wonder if she plays for weddings - at that time being newly engaged. I then followed her on Instagram and got in touch to find out further details. At every stage, Barbara is professional and friendly and her pricing is very reasonable. She was very accommodating with us changing our wedding date, three times - thanks to COVID! And we are so happy she was there for us on our wedding date in August 2021. Almost every guest said how wonderful she was and my only regret was I didn't get to stand nearer and listen and enjoy her wonderful playing! I would recommend her over and over again. Five stars, ten out of ten, EXCELLENT.

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Iqra M, 1 month ago

Barbara!!! Thank you so so so much for your amazing talent at our wedding today, it was an absolute pleasure to have you play for us. I’m hoping to see you again at some of our other events in the future. Lots of love xxx

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22nd May 2018

An amazing violinist with incredible versatility. Would definitely recommend!