Mateus Dandalo

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About Mateus

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I am a enthusiastic international musician, with lots of experience in classical and pop events!

Violinist currently studying in the Royal Northern College of Music, played in orchestras as the Instituto Grupo Pao de Açúcar Orchestra and the Interlochen World Youth Orchestra 2016, member of of the winning-prize Levare Quartet, has performed in venues such as The Carningie Hall (New York) and the Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo (Brazil). With also a large experience in weddings, birthdays, private events (companies dinners, breakfasts, etc) and busking.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Ambient, Breakbeat, Deep house, Drum 'n' Bass, Dubstep, EDM, Electro-Swing, Electronica, Garage, House, IDM, Ibiza club, Industrial, Jungle, Techno, Triphop, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
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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:
Arranger, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer, Musical comedy, Perfect pitch, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, MC, Instrumental teaching, Animateur
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Song list

I can play basically any song you want if you let me know at least two weeks in advance!
Most common requests:
Uptown funk
Viva la Vida
Shape of you
Cheap Thrills
Lean On
When I was your man
Lazy song
I am yours
Love yourself
New Rules
Set fire in the rain
Thinking out loud
Galway Girl
Let me love you
Chained to the rhythm
Viva la Vida Loca
Fly me to the moon
All of me (jazz)
Garota de Ipanema
Bohemian Rapshody
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Don't Stop Me Now
She Loves You
Hard Day's Night
Let It Be
Somebody To Love
Love Of My Life
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
With a Little Help From My Friend
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Don't Look Back In Anger
Many Bollywood Songs
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Electric and acoustic violin.

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

I always try to be flexible.

How much time do you need to set up?

20 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! For Free!

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My versatility and enthusiasm.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Mottram hall, Carningie Hall, São Paulo City Theatre, Disneyland, etc.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Nigel Kennedy

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

A concert in Carningie Hall (New York)


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)£60
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£280
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.


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Surbjit D, 6 months ago

Absolutely, superb! Fabulous talented young man. Booked Mateus for a Bollywood event- he made the night so special for everyone. He travelled all the way to Glasgow. Well done Mateus!

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Philip M, 7 months ago

Mateus played in my wedding last weekend and he was simply amazing! He is a very good, enthusiastic and eclectic musician apart from being a really nice person!

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Carlos S, 1 year ago

Got us dancing better than any DJ!

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