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Carroll-Martinez Duo

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About Carroll-Martinez Duo

String duo
Glasgow
Violin and guitar duo, based in Glasgow. 1st place prizewinners at Glasgow music festival string duets class.

The duet was formed in January 2017 at the music school of Douglas Academy. Now studying at/auditioning for the RCS in Glasgow, specializing in the classical/romantic music of Italy and Spain. In march 2018 won first place at the string duets class of the Glasgow music festival and were invited as the only ensemble to play in the final night, out of 6 other performances competing for the grand prize (selected from 7000 contestants).

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Baroque, Film / TV music, Spanish music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session
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Song list

Nicolo Paganini: Centone di Sonate No.1 in A minor,
Centone di Sonate No.4 in A major
Nicolo Paganini: Cantabile
Manuel De Falla: El paño moruno,
Asturiana,
Jota,
Nana
Sarasate: Playera
Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza
Bach: Sonate for Violin BWV 1021
Astor Piazzola: Oblivion
Jacques Ibert: Entr'acte
Luigi Boccherini: Passa Calla (from the film, master and commander)
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we perform as a duet however we can both perform as a soloist at any point during our set, using solo violin repertoire, solo guitar music (particularly nice for quieter background music moments) and as a duet as we most often perform.

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

We will always try our best to be accommodating to any changes in event timing, which usually are easily arrangeable with communication up to a few days before the event.

How much time do you need to set up?

5 minutes for set up and tuning

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

Of course

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Always

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Certainly, if asked in advance to prepare one or several requested songs/pieces.

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Jane B, 20 days ago

Carroll-Martinez Duo player at our wedding after we asked them to play last minute. They learnt 2 songs we wanted for the ceremony and played beautifully, a perfect addition to our day, thank you!

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Sarah P, 30 days ago

Lovely to meet such fine young musicians, Jacques and Marco who performed at Jane & Matthew’s wedding at Ardgowan House. They arrived promptly to setup and they played outside during the ceremony in the secret garden, it was beautiful.