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Professional freelance Violist and Violinist.
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Jo began her musical studies at the age of six. She later won a full scholarship to study the Violin and Viola at Trinity College of Music, London. Jo is a busy professional freelance Violist and Violinist and works with many professional orchestras and ensembles throughout the country. She plays the Viola with the Arcosanti Quartet and Violin with the Arcosanti String Duo. Jo has experience as a session musician as well as an orchestral and chamber player. She has worked with various record labels and has appeared as a guest artist on cruise ships. She travels across the country and abroad performing and also teaches the Violin and Viola at King Edwards School in Bath.

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5th Encoreversary
Classical, Early music, Contemporary classical, Classical crossover, Baroque
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Air - Bach
All You Need Is Love - McCartney
Andante Oboe Concerto - Haydn
Angels - Robbie Williams
Antoinette-Marsh - Joplin
Anything Goes - Porter
Arioso - Bach
Aura Lee - Poulton
Autumn - Vivaldi
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Barcoralle - Offenbach
Best Day of My Life - American Authors
Bethena Waltz - Joplin
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Blue Tango - Anderson
Bolero - Ravel
Bourree - Bach
Bridal March - Wagner
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Paul Simon
California Girls - Beach Boys
Canon in D - Pachabel
Chanson De Matin - Elgar
Chanson De Nuit - Elgar
Circle Of Life - Elton John
Close To You - Bacharach
Cock Linnet - Collins & Leigh
Come Fly With Me - Van Heusen
Concerning Hobbits - Howard Shore
Country Club - Joplin
Divertimento in D - Mozart
Divertimento in F - Mozart
Double Violin Concerto - Bach
Dream On - Steven Tyler
Eine Kleine Nacktmusik - Mozart
Entertainer - Joplin
Everytime We Say Goodbye - Porter
Exultate Jubilate - Mozart
Fawlty Towers - Wilson
Fields of Gold - Sting
Fireworks - Handel
First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - McCall
Flower Duet - Delibes
Fly Me To The Moon - Howard
Forgotten Dreams - Anderson
Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Game Of Thrones - Ramin Djawadi
Girl From Ipenema - Jobin
Girl With The Flaxen Hair - Debussy
Got To Get You Into My Life - McCartney
Greatest Day - Take That
Here, There & Everywhere - Beetles
Hernando's Hideaway/Light My Fire - The Doors
Hornpipe - Handel
Horse & Buggy - Anderson
How Deep Is Your Love/Yesterday Once More - Bee Gees/Carpenters
Humoresque - Dvorak
Hungarian Dance No. 1 - Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5 - Brahms
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Warren
I Get A Kick Out Of You - Cole Porter
I Get Around - Beach Boys
Intermezzo - Mascagni
Irish Sherry - Trad.
Jazz Legato - Anderson
Jazz Pizzicato - Anderson
Jesu Joy - Bach
La Bamba - Trad.
La Rejouissance - Handel
Let's Do It - Porter
Love Is Here To Stay - Gershwin
Makin Whoopee - Donaldson
Mama Mia - Abba Balcony Scene (From Romeo & Juliet) - Des Ree
Meditation - Massenet
Minuet in G - Beethoven
Miserere - Allegri
Moon River - Mancini
Moonlight In Vermont - Suessorf
Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven
My Funny Valentine - Rodgers
Nimrod ‘Enigma Variations’ - Elgar
Nobody Does It Better - Bond
Norwegian Dance No. 2 - Grieg
Norwegian Dance No. 3 - Grieg
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini
O Sole Mio - Di Capua
Ode To Joy - Beethoven
One Day Like This - Elbow
Panis Angelicus - Frank
Paragon Rag - Joplin
Patience - Take That
Pavane - Faure
Pennies From Heaven - Johnson
Penny Lane - McCartney
Perhaps - Doris Day
Pizzicato Polka - Strauss
Polovtsian Dance - Borodin
Pomp and Circumstance - Elgar
Pride & Predjudice - Davis
Queen Of Sheba - Handel
R.A.F March Past - Davies
Ragtime Dance - Joplin
Romance - Schostakovich
Rondeau - Mouret
Roxanne - Sting
Rozanne - Sting
Rule The World - Take That
Salut D'Amour - Elgar
Sandpaper Ballet - Anderson
Sandpaper Bellet - Anderson
Schubert - Ave Maria
Serenade - Haydn
Serenata - Anderson
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
She’s Always A Woman - Billy Joel
Sleeping Beauty Waltz - Tchaikovsky
Sleigh Ride - Anderson
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Strennuos Life - Joplin
Summer - Vivaldi
Summertime - Gershwin
Swanee - Gershwin
Sway Cherry Pink - Beltrain
Sweet Dreams - Eurthymics
Sweetest Thing - U2
That's Amore - Warren
The Folks Who Live On The Hill - Kern
The Typewriter - Anderson
The Waltzing Cat - Anderson
The Wonder Of You - Anderson
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Traumeri - Schumann
Trepak - Tchaikovsky
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Two Rondeaux - Purcell
Vocalise - Rachmaninoff
Wachet Auf - Bach
Water Music Overture - Handel
Wedding March - Mendlessohn
When I Fall In Love - Young
Wonderful Tonight - Clapton
You Got The Love - Florence And The Machine
Zadok The Priest - Handel
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Viola, Violin, Doubling String Quartet String Duo (Violin & Cello)

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

Do update me and I shall amend.

How much time do you need to set up?

15 minutes

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


Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?


Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes on request pieces can be arranged


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)£120
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£290


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Helen S, 1 year ago

We would like to thank you for providing such wonderful music at our wedding. Everyone commented on how perfect it was and it made our day extra special!

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Andrew M, 1 year ago

Jo is a fantastic and very professional musician. She always plays beautifully, is accurate and reliable, and I very much enjoy working with her.