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About Ilze

Musician- playing acoustic and e-violin and piano -available for weddings, funerals,anniversaries,birthday parties,corporate events,concerts
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Born in Latvia and started my violin lessons at the age of 5 in local music school.At the age of 7 I started to learn piano and finished my studies at the age of 17.Had a great experience with orchestras and string ensembles which were part of music college educational system. After university I started my music career in nursery as a music teacher,joined band and worked as an organist in a local church.Performed individually and together with a band in funerals,more than 300 weddings,special occasions,birthday parties,corporate events,etc and organized concerts for my students.I moved with my family to UK about 10years ago and I continue to perform as a violinist and teaching violin and piano in London.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Covers, Karaoke, Soul, Top 40
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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, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Perfect pitch, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser
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Song list

Pop music
Ed Sheeran ''Perfect''
''Shape of you''
''How would you feel''
''Thinking out load''
Lucas Graham ''7 years''
Christina Perri ''Thousand years''
Jason Mraz ''I'm yours''
Adele ''To make you feel my love''
''Set fire to the rain''
''Someone like you''
Rudimental ''These days''
Dua Lipa ''New rules''
Sam Smith ''Too good at goodbyes''
Maroon ''Girls like you''
Ellie Golding ''Love me like you do'',
Bruno Mars ''Just the way you are''
Drake ''God's plan''
Shania Twain ''From this moment
Pink ''What about us''
Aerosmith''I don't wanna miss a thing''
Brian Adams''Everything I do''
Whitney Houston''I'll always love you''
''One moment in time''
Camilla Cabello''Havana''
Luis Fonsi''Despacito''
Khalid,Benny Blanco ''Eastside''
Westlife''Beautiful in white''
Joe Cocker''You are so beautiful''
Anne Marie ''2002''
Ariana Grande''No tears left to cry''
Imagine Dragons''Believer''
Take that''Rule the world''
Rita Ora ''Anywhere''
Nina Simone''Feeling good''
E.John''Your song
"Can you feel a love tonight''
''Candle in the wind''
Mendelson'' Wedding march''
Pachebels canon
Vivaldi''Summer Presto''
'' Spring''
Wagner ''Bridal chorus''
Saint Seans''Swan''
Schubert''Ave maria''
Elgar''Salut d'amour''
Bach ''Ariozo''
Mozart''Ave verum corpus''
Kreisler ''Liebeslied''
Bizet''Carmen Habanera''
Kkarl Jenkins''Palladio''
Mozart''Rondo a la turca''
''Panis Angelicus''
Jesus joy of man's desire''
Vivaldi''Concert in A minor''
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

As I play solo violin and using accompaniments for my performances there isn’t different line up.

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

I always try my best to help ensure your event runs smoothly as possible.If timings change just let me know

How much time do you need to set up?

If your venue isn’t very big and it’s enough with my amplifier than it takes 5-10 min, if your venue is big and there is a need for extra equipment -then it takes 0,5 hr and I’m able to perform outside as well.

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

Absolutely - you can pick songs from my existing repertoire or if you have songs on request (1-2)- I’m happy to prepare them for your event if you let me know at least 2weeks in advance

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?


Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes - I usually prepare specific songs for your event if you let me know at least 2weeks before your event.There is extra fee -£30 for song

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Music, sound of violin, possibility to find something in my repertoire for everyone - from classical to popular chart and pop music

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I mostly performing in London in my local area venues based in south east London,but happy to travel outside London as well

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

My favourite violinists are David Garrett ,Vanessa Mae ,Lindsey Stirling

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

Royal Albert Hall in art production event as a solo violinist and together with other amazing musicians


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£180
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£250


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Grace L, 2 years ago

Amazing. Kept in touch before the event. Was there set up ready as we left the church dressed smartly. Played for our drinks reception. Everyone said how beautiful her playing was. Couldn’t recommend her highly enough.

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Al D, 3 years ago

Ilze was amazing on Halloween night, she came dressed up to fit the event and played beautiful music to the delight of our customers. If you’re looking for a wonderful violinist to perform at your event, look no further than Ilze! All the best from Al, Athena & everyone at don Emilio restaurant

From other customers:

Website, 3 years ago

Dear Ilze - thank you so much for such a beautiful music in our mums Celebration of life ceremony - your violin playing and prepared songs touched our hearts.We higly recommend you for our friends and family as an amazing violinist.Thank you.

Wedding, 4 years ago

Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special.You prepared our favorite songs and played so beautifully.We will highly recommend you for our family and friends.Middhin and Sorraya