Nadia Vasileva

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About Nadia

Electric and acoustic violinist, Royal College of Music London graduate

Nadia is an acoustic and electric violinist with years of experience playing at corporate events, weddings and parties across the UK and abroad. Her musical adventures have taken her around the world from Kensington Palace to Morocco and Saudi Arabia, playing for high profile VIP events. Experienced in a breadth of different styles, Nadia has also toured the UK with Pete Tong Ibiza Classics, performing to crowds of up to 40,000 with the Essential Orchestra. Whether you’re after intimate music for a wedding ceremony, pop to get the party started, high energy sets with a DJ or simply sophisticated background music, Nadia will commit to providing the very best for your event.

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Experienced: 10 bookings through Encore
Pop, Classical, Electronic, House, Deep house, Ibiza club, R&B, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Baroque, Classical crossover, Ambient, EDM, Electronica, Easy listening, Light music, Balkan
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Virtual event
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Other skills:
Perfect pitch, Fluent improviser
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Nadia's Song list

POP/MODERN examples:
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
All of Me - John Legend
As It Was - Harry Styles
At Last - Etta James
Bad Guy - Bille Eilish
Best Day of My Life - American Authors
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Came Here for Love - Ella Eyre
Cheerleader - Omi
Dance Monkey - Tones and I
Dangerous - David Guetta
Despacito - Luis Fonsi
Don't Start Now - Due Lipa
Easy On Me - Adele
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Girls Like You - Maroon 5
Happy - Bruno Mars
Hey Brother - Avicii
Is This Love - Bob Marley
Levitating - Dua Lipa
One Kiss - Dua Lipa
Photograph - Ed Sheeran
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Rockabye - Clean Bandit
Señorita - Camila Cabello
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shut Up And Dance - WALK THE MOON
Solo - Clean Bandit
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Titanium - Sia
Toxic - Britney Spears
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Want to Want You - Jason Derulo
Wake Me Up - Avicii
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
You're My Best Friend - Queen
CLASSICAL examples:
Air in G - J.S. Bach
Ave Maria - Bach-Gounod
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 - J.S. Bach
Canon - Pachelbel
Cavalleria Rusticana - P. Mascagni
Chanson de Matin - Elgar
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba - G.F. Handel
Largo from "Winter" - Antonio Vivaldi
Meditation from Thaïs - Massenet
O mio babbino caro - Puccin
Panis Angelicus - Cesar Frank
Spring from The Four Seasons - A. Vivaldi
The Flower Song (Lakme) - Leo Delibes
Wedding March - Richard Wagner
Chura Liya Hai Tumne
Humko Humise Chura Lo
Jashne Bahara
Kal Ho Naa Ho
Main Hoon Hero Tera
Pee Loon
Pehla Nasha
Sanam Re
Tere Sang Yaara
Teri Meri
Tum Hi Ho
Pehli Nazar Mein
Teri Ore
Tere Bina
Badtameez Dil
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My performances are tailored according to your event - whether that be a high energy dance set or chilled out background drinks, I love working with clients to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have performed in a wide range of venues including The Royal Festival Hall, Lancaster House, The O2 Arena, Isle of Wight Festival, Buckingham Palace, Cadogan Hall and The House of Lords.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I love a wide range of genres and enjoy incorporating different styles of music into my performances.

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

Idris Elba's wedding in Marrakesh, Morocco!

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, I can provide a string duo or trio with 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 set up about 1 hour before the performance time. If you have requested a PA, as soon as it is set up I can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere for your event.

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

I tailor my set list according to the occasion and am more than happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own acoustic or electric violin depending on what you have requested and PA system.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I'm happy to discuss any specific requests you may have and make your day as special as possible!

Nadia's Prices

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)£175
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£450
Wedding proposal
Music of your choice as you pop the question!
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
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Nadia's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Louis M
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

i booked Nadia for a 50th birthday party, from start to finish she kept in communication with me especially with the train strikes! She plays the violin beautifully and created a wonderful atmosphere. Nadia was a pleasure to deal with and i would highly recommend her. Louis

Reply from Nadia
1 month ago

Thanks so much Louis, it was a pleasure to play for your party! 🎻

Catherine C
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Nadia played at our wedding reception last weekend and she was absolutely phenomenal. We have had so many compliments from guests. She created the most amazing atmosphere and we are truly grateful.

Reply from Nadia
4 months ago

Thank you so much for your lovely words, Catherine! I loved being a part of your special day xx

Uzma N
7 months ago
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5 out of 5

Really enjoyed Nadia’s performance, booked her for my daughters 18th birthday party, Nadia played beautifully, all the guests really enjoyed her music, she had a good selection of songs to play, she was very polite and professional, I’d be happy to have to have her on my future events, would definitely recommend her 10/10

Reply from Nadia
7 months ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Uzma! It was a pleasure to play for your daughter’s party 🎻

Eleanor S
9 months ago
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5 out of 5

Nadia was brilliant, professional and adapted to our requirements throughout the evening really well! I’d definitely recommend her and use her again!

From other customers:

Luke F
4 years ago, for a Recording session in 69 Brook Street
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5 out of 5

Lovely violinist, great to work with!