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About Morag

I am a professional freelance violinist based in the Glasgow/Edinburgh area.
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Morag graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama with a BA in Music Performance and a Postgraduate Certificate in Orchestral Studies. Following this she gained a diploma in Orchestral Studies from the National Centre of Orchestral Studies, London. Morag has played with many of the British symphony orchestras including the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Morag has also worked with the Orchestra of Scottish Ballet, the Orchestra of Scottish Opera, The Orchestra of Opera North, The Manchester Camerata, The European Opera Centre and The Orchestra of English National Ballet. Morag has played as part of the orchestra for many international soloists including Jose Carreras, Vanessa May, Tasmin Little, Maxim Vengerov , Paul Tortellier, and Lesley Garrett. As well as a classical music background Morag has toured with Led Zeppelin and played for the west end show ‘The Phantom of the Opera’. Morag has played for hundreds of weddings and events over the years so you can be sure she will help to make your event a success.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Classical, Christmas, Traditional church music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant 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:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Pachelbel Canon
Purcell Trumpet Tune
Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
Wagner Wedding March
Handel Entrance of The Queen of Sheeba
Mouret Rondeau
Bach Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Schubert Ave Maria
Bach Air on the G String
Vivaldi Largo from The Four Seasons
Vivaldi Spring from The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn Wedding March
Bach Wachet auf
Bach Sheep may Safely Graze
Beethoven Ode to Joy
Bach Arioso
Charpentier ‘Prelude’ from Te Deum
Handel ‘La Rejouissance’ from Royal Fireworks
Handel ‘Air’ from The Water Music
Handel ‘Bouree’ from The Water Music
Handel ‘Hornpipe’ from The Water Music in F
Handel ‘Hornpipe’ from The Water Music in D
Massenet Meditation from Thais
Delibes The Flower Duet from Lakme
Faure Pavane
Mozart Eine Kleine Nacht Musik 1st Movement
Mozart Ave verum corpus
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
C. Frank Panis Angelicus
Webber Piu Jesu
Mascagni Intermezzo from Cavaleria Rusticana
My Love is Like a Red Red Rose
Marie’s Wedding
Londonderry Air
Highland Cathedral
and many more.......
Elbow One Day Like This
Ed Sheeran Perfect
Birdy Wings
Billy Joel Piano Man
Ben E. King Stand by Me
Etta James At Last
Robbie Willams/Sinatra Beyond the Sea
Feels Like Home Edwina Hayes
Rolling Stones She’s A Rainbow
Stevie Wonder Signed Sealed Delivered
Paul Simon The Sound of Silence
Paul Simon Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel If I Could (El Condor Pasa)
Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World
Beatles All You Need Is Love
Beatles When I’m Sixty Four
Leonard Cohen Hallelujah
Elvis Presley Can’t Help Falling in Love
Take That Greatest Day
Arctic Monkeys Mardy Bum
Bruno Mars Just the Way You Are
Christina Perri A Thousand Years
John Legend All of Me
The Verve Bitter Sweet Symphony
Sting Fields of Gold
Lady Gaga Bad Romance
Phil Collins A Groovey Kind of Love
Bryan Adams Everything I Do I Do It For You
Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love
Abba Money Money Money
Por Una Cabeza Scent of a Woman/Schindler's List
Feels Like Home Edwina Hayes, My Sister’s Keeper
For the Love of a Princess Braveheart
Last of the Mohicans Main Theme
Rainbow Connection The Muppet Movie
He’s a Pirate Pirates of the Carribean
Moon River Breakfast at Tiffany’s
My Heart Will Go On Titanic
Beyond the Sea Finding Nemo
Chi mai Le Professionnel, Ennio Morricone
Consider Yourself/I’d Do Anything Oliver!
I Know Him So Well Chess
I Dreamed a Dream Les Miserables
Piu Jesu Requiem
Por Una Cabeza Carlos Gardel
El Condor Passa Traditional Peruvian
I can lead hymns if required.
My repertoire is expanding all the time and I would be happy to compose an arrangement of your favourite piece or song on request.
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes. As well as performing as solo violin I play in a String Quartet. We also reduce to a String Trio & String Duo (Violin & Cello).

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

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually arrive at the venue half an hour before the booking. Its only myself, my violin and my music stand so I don't need much time to set up!

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

Yes. I would be happy to play any song/piece from my list. I usually send out a music choices form for you to fill in and I would be happy to help you choose your music. I am happy to play requests if chosen in advance.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. It's just my music stand and my violin, and of course myself!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes. If there is a special song/piece you'd like me to learn I would be happy to do this for you. If its more than one song/piece their may be a small fee to create or source an arrangement.


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)£190
Up to 1 hour£190
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£320


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Tim M, 1 year ago

Dear Morag & Marcus, Steve and I wanted to write to say a massive thank you for the brilliant music that you provided for our wedding at The Yair on 29th June (2019). You helped to make a special day for us both even more magical than we had ever hoped. The quartet provided the perfect backdrop as our guests gathered and everyone was blown away with the two pieces that Marcus (Marcus Swietlicki Tenor) performed…..I then got to hear some of the quartet which was just beautiful…. Thank you both for your important part in creating what was a truly amazing day for us. Everything worked perfectly and there was such a feeling of love and happiness it was overwhelming. The whole event ended up far exceeding all our hopes and expectations. Thank you so very muc. Tim & Steve.

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Shanna B, 3 years ago

Morag, I’m so sorry I didn’t get a chance to come up and introduce myself! Thank yous all very much, my guests said the music was perfect!! Once I receive the photographers photos I will be sure to leave a review :) Regards Shanna ‘Ball’

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