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Melanie Davies

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About Melanie

Fiddler
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Melanie is an experienced violinist available for your event!

I learned classical violin since the age 8 . I continued till Grade 8 ABRCM then started to learn Irish folk music. I put my first ceilidh band together 17 years ago. I have taught violin for many years and have played live gigs in the South East for 20 years. I am also involved in electronic music , playing and composing music for synthesiser.

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
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church 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, 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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Instruments:
Fiddle, Violin, Breton fiddle, Cornamuse, English fiddle, French fiddle, Irish fiddle, Scottish fiddle, Swedish fiddle
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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, Audio engineer, Composer, Sound technician, Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Katie M, 1 year ago

They were absolutely brilliant--created a really lovely atmosphere and were totally relaxed and professional. Only sorry we were too busy rushing around to talk to them more! Really lovely music, highly recommended.