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About Naomi

One of the UK's leading electric violinists ideal for weddings, events and session work. Versatile and virtuosic, guaranteed to wow!
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Naomi has performed in prestigious venues across the UK and in Mexico, Spain and Germany. Past clients include ITV, Premier League Productions, Peugeot, Walmart, The Voice Mexico and a wide range of smaller companies and private clients. Venues Naomi has played in include the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican, SSE Wembley Arena, House of Lords and Berlin Philarmonie. With an LTCL performance diploma from Trinity College London, Naomi has a high technical musical ability, which she combines with a love of a wide range of genres and cross-genres, providing a fresh, modern twist to her events. She has formed part of ensembles such as the National Youth Orchestra, the Junge Kammerphilarmonie Berlin, Sinfónica UACM and ORFINAMEX (Mexico City), and has worked with producers such as Vladimir Suarez (Latin-Grammy nominated), Live Sessions Mexico and Juan Romagosa (The Voice Mexico). Currently based in London, Naomi is working as an events violinist in a wide range of events including weddings, proposals, conferences, parties and other corporate and private events and has recently graduated from her masters in music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Naomi's shows are comprised of solo acoustic or electric violin performance accompanied by tracks with a wireless microphone, ensuring free engagement with the audience. Naomi plays a wide range of styles including Pop, House, Electronic, RnB, Rock, Latin, Classical, Jazz, and Bollywood, providing the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Available to hire as a duo with piano, guitar, violin or DJ, in string quartet or with an existing DJ or band. Don't hesitate to get in contact for a quote or more information!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
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Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Folk, Ceilidh, Country, Irish rock, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Jazz, Blues, Gypsy jazz, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Swing, Light music, Easy listening, Latin, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1990s era music, 1960s era music, Acoustic, Pop, Ambient pop, Covers, Bossa nova, Argentinian, Italian music, French music, Samba, Tango, Spanish music, Electronic, Ambient, Deep house, Electronica, Electro-Swing, EDM, House, Ibiza club, Techno, Jungle, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Salsa, Christmas
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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:
Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Ableton Live, Arranger, Transcription, Theory teaching
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Song list

Pop Ballads (Recent)
Adele – Chasing Pavements, Skyfall, Someone like you, To make you feel my love
Alexandra Burke – Hallelujah
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Christina Aguilera – A voice within, Beautiful
Christina Perri – A thousand years
Coldplay - Fix You, Paradise, The Scientist, Something Just Like This
Ed Sheeran – Perfect, Thinking out loud
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
John Legend - All of me
Justin Bieber - Love yourself
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Oasis - Wonderwall
Sam Smith – Stay with me
Shawn Mendes - Señorita
Taylor Swift - Love Story, Riptide
Vanessa Carlton – A thousand miles
Zedd & Alessia Cara - Stay
Pop Ballads (Classic)
Barbra Streisand – Memory
Bee Gees – How deep is your love
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Edith Piaf – La Vie en Rose
Elvis Presley - I can’t help falling in love with you
Gloria Gaynor – Can’t take my eyes off you
Il Divo – Hasta mi final
John Lennon - Imagine
Spandau Ballet - TRUE
Stevie Wonder - I just called to say I love you, Isn’t she Lovely
Toni Braxton – Unbreak my heart
Upbeat Pop
Black Eyed Peas - Mas que Nada
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Camila Cabello ft, Young Thug – Havana
Clean Bandit - Symphony
Coldplay - Viva la Vida, Sky Full of Stars
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Jackson 5 - I want you back
Maroon 5 - Girls like you, What Lovers do
Onerepublic - Rescue Me
Rudimental - These Days,
Shawn Mendes - If I can’t have you
Tones & I - Dance Monkey
Zara Larsson - Never Forget You
Dance, Electronic & House
Alan Walker – Faded
Avicii – Wake me up, Levels
Bakermat - Teach Me
Calvin Harris - Feel So Close, I found you, One Kiss, Promises
Clean Bandit – Rather Be, Real Love
Corona - Rhythm of the Night
DJ Fresh - Golddust
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Ed Sheeran - Shape of you
Eric Prydz - Pjanoo
Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On
Jonas Blue - Fast car
Kiesza - Hideaway
Klangkarussell - Sonnentanz
Klingade - Jubel
Lyndsey Stirling - Crystallize
Mahmut Orhan ft. Sena Sener - Feel
Marlon Roudette - When the beat drops out
Party Pupils - Sax on the beach
Ray Foxx - Boom Boom
Oliver Heldens- Gecko
Rihanna – We Found Love
Robin Schulz - Waves
Sigala - Just Got Paid, Sweet Lovin’
Snap - Rhythm Is A Dancer
Rudimental - Waiting all Night
The Shapeshifters - Lola’s theme
September - Electro version
Wankelmut & Emma Louise - Head Is A Jungle
RnB & Hip Hop
Ariana Grande - 7 Rings
Beyonce – Halo, Hold Up, Love On Top, Single Ladies
Chris Brown - Heat, No Guidance
DJ Khaled - I’m The One, Wild Thoughts
Drake - God’s Plan, One Dance
Fetty Wap - Trap Queen
French Montana - Unforgettable
K-Ci & Jo-Jo - All My Life
Khalid - Better
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop
R. Kelly - Ignition
Post Malone - Rockstar
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights, Starboy
The Beatles – Come Together , Here Comes the Sun, Hey Jude, Let it be, Michelle, She Loves You, Something, Yesterday
Eagles - Hotel California
Elton John - Rocket Man
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child o Mine
Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Police - Every Breath you Take
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Don’t Stop Me Now, Somebody to Love, Under Pressure, We are the Champions
The Rolling Stones - Satisfaction
Survivor - Eye of the Tiger
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
U2 - Beautiful day, With or without you
Film & Disney
Aladdin - A Whole New World
Beauty and the Beast - Theme
Hercules - I Won’t Say I’m in Love
The Lion King - Can you Feel The Love Tonight
The Little Mermaid - Kiss the Girl, Under the Sea
Mulan – Reflection
Frozen – Let it go, Love is an Open Door
Love Actually - Theme
Pochahontas - Colours of the Wind
Pride & Prejudice - Theme
Romeo & Juliet - Kissing You (Des’ree)
Twilight – Bella’s Lullaby
Aaj Mausam Bada
Afghan Jalebi
Afreen Afreen
Bom Diggy Diggy
Dheere Dheere
Dil Chori
Dil Diyan Gallan
High Rated Gabru
Humko Humise Chura Lo - Mohabbatein
Kalank Title Song
Laung Laachi
Main Agar Kahoon
Mere Naam Tu
Mere Rashke Qamar
Pehla Nasha
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Tera Mera Par
Tere Bin Nahi Lagda
Toota Jo Kabhi Tara
Tum Hi Ho
Tum Se Hi
Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi
Zara zara Bahekta Hai
Bach – Air on the G string, Prelude to Partita no.3, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Ave Maria, Sheep may safely graze
Brahms - Theme from 1st symphony, Hungarian dance
J. Clark - Trumpet Voluntary
Elgar – Salut d’amour
Ennio Morricone - Gabriel’s Oboe
Franck - Panis Angelicus
Gluck - Minuet
Handel – Messiah, Aria, Hornpipe
Kreisler – Schoen Rosmarin
Massenet - Meditation
Mendelssohn – Wedding March (Marcha Nupcial)
Mozart - Alleluia
Pachelbel – Canon
Paganini - Caprice no. 13 & 14
Piazzolla - Libertango, Nightclub 1960, Etude No. 3
Satie, Erik - 3 Gymnopedies
Schubert - Ave Maria
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons
V. Monti – Czardas
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Wagner – Bridal Chorus
Jazz & Bossa
Bille Holiday - All of Me
Duke Ellington - In a sentimental mood
Ella Fitzgerald - Cheek to Cheek, A Fine Romance, Let’s do it, Mack the Knife, They Can’t Take that away from me, Misty, Blue Skies, Stormy Weather
Eva Cassidy – Over the Rainbow, Songbird
Frank Sinatra - Autumn Leaves, Fly Me to the Moon, My Way
Glenn Miller - In the mood
Grappelli - Minor Swing
La Chica de Ipanema
Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Nat King Cole - L.O.V.E
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Norah Jones - Come away with me, Turn me on
Ray Charles - Georgia on my mind
Rosenberg Trio - Bossa Dorado, Blue Bossa
Latin (Upbeat)
Celia Cruz - Quimbara
Enrique Iglesias - Súbeme la Radio
Frankie Ruiz - Tu con El
Grupo Niche - Gotas de Lluvia
J Balvin - Mi gente
Jerry Rivera - Amores como el nuestro
KAROL G - Tusa
Luis Enrique – Yo no sé mañana
Luis Fonsi - Despacito
Maluma - Corazon, Felices los 4
Marc Anthony - Flor Pálida
Nicky Jam – X (Equis)
Nio Garcia - Te Boté
Oscar D’León - Lloraras
Pitbull - El Taxi
Ruben Blades – Buscando Guayaba
Latin (Lounge & Romantic)
Astor Piazzolla – Libertango
Alejandro Sanz - Corazón Partío
Bacilos – Tabaco y Chanel
Buena Vista Social Club - Dos Gardenias, Lágrimas Negras
Carlos Eleta Almarán - Historia de un Amor
Carlos Gardel – Por una cabeza, Volver
Carlos Vives - Fruta Fresca
Chavela Vargas - La Llorona
Consuelo Velazquez - Bésame Mucho
Gypsy Kings - Volare
Juventino Rosas - Sobre las Olas
Luis Miguel - Hasta que me olvides
Manuel Mijares – Para amarnos mas
Pedro Infante – Cien años
Reik – Creo en ti
Rio Roma – Contigo
Tito Rodriguez - Cuando Cuando
Trio Los Panchos - Quizás, Quizás, Quizás
Arabic Pop Music
Idir - A Vava Inouva
Khaled - Abdel Kader
Warda - Batwanes Beek, Haramt Ahebak
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I never sit down or stand still when performing! I love engaging the guests in the performance and making sure that the performance is not only elegant and of the best musical technical ability, but fun and enjoyable!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I've played at the Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican, and most recently the Wembley Arena, which was amazing!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I love alternative and fusion string players like D-Sharp and 2 Cellos who take modern electro, pop, rock and RnB music giving it a really quirky twist on the cello and violin.

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

Probably for Peugeot at the Hotel Marquis Reforma in an event for 800 people in Mexico City. I played a mixture of jazz and pop and absolutely loved it!

Do you have different line-up options?

The different line up options are as follows: - solo electric violin with(out) backing tracks - solo acoustic violin with(out) backing tracks - acoustic violin + piano - electric violin + sax - electric violin + DJ

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

I always try to be as flexible as possible and understand that details can change. Just communicate any changes with me and we can work together to create the best solution!

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually need 30 mins max to set up. Before the event we will agree on whether you need to rent a PA or if I'll use that of the venue or DJ, which will entail minor prior communication with these.

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

My set lists are made up of songs played at countless performances to create a wide range of repertoire suited to many tastes, creating the best atmosphere in the right moment. I have different recommendations for the ceremony, meal, and reception, and am more than happy to take on your specific requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes! I bring my acoustic or electric violin plus wireless microphone and PA system for events of up to 60 people. If there are more people, I provide hired equipment for a small extra fee of 80 GBP.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Absolutely. I take up to 5 specific song requests before the event, and check the set list: you may be surprised and already find your favourite tunes there!


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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£180
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£550
Wedding Ceremony
Beautiful violin performance on electric or acoustic violin for your wedding ceremony. Includes the following: - Music as guests arrive, for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, and as guests leave - Wide range of Classical, Pop, Latin, Jazz, Film + Bollywood available (requests in advance are accepted!) - PA system available - All equipment PA tested - PLI insurance of up to £10 million
Wedding Ceremony & Reception
Beautiful violin performance on electric or acoustic violin for your wedding ceremony and drinks reception or wedding breakfast. Includes the following: - Music as guests arrive, for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, and as guests leave - Strolling show for wedding breakfast or beautiful background set for drinks reception - Wide range of Classical, Pop, Latin, Jazz, Film + Bollywood available (requests in advance are accepted!) - PA system available - All equipment PA tested - PLI insurance of up to £10 million
Wedding ceremony, Drinks reception and Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served. Solo violin with professional backing tracks. Large repertoire of songs to choose from and requests accepted in advance. PA system included for events of up to 100 people. PA provided for a small extra fee of £80 at large events.
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Nardea A, 4 months ago

Booked Naomi to perform over zoom for my wife's 26th birthday. With it being lockdown in Scotland and not having many options, I thought it would be a lovely surprise for her to have a talented musician play a few of her favourite songs. I gave Naomi a list of a few special songs that she could play for us and without complaint or hesitation she was more than happy to play them for us. From the moment I made contact to the day of the performance everything was just perfection. My wife loved it as did I, she is still buzzing that Noami played all her favourite songs on violin. Cannot recommend Naomi highly enough. She played beautifully. Couldn't have asked for anything more. Utterly splendid. Perfection. Thankyou from us both!

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Stephen K, 1 year ago

All was completely wonderful

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Dawn L, 1 year ago

Naomi played at our company event. Her choice of playlist was excellent and all guest, all ages, were delighted with her performances.

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Queen E, 1 year ago

Amazing overall experience

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Hayley M, 6 months ago

Naomi was the violinist for our wedding. She was responsible for all of the music during the day, including the ceremony, reception and first dance. We have to say that she is incredibly talented in her own right as a violinist. We gave her a list of songs to play and despite their contrasting styles she was able to play them in such stunning fashion. She was able to add layers to songs that you could not imagine. Her music created such a beautiful backdrop to the day and our guests loved it. She was also such a lovely person and we can’t thank her enough for being part of our wedding. We would highly recommend her.

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Anita H, 1 year ago

Naomi was wonderful at my daughters wedding party. Her music was just right for the occasion, fun and lovely. Everyone said how much they enjoyed it and I would love her to play at another event in the future. Thank you so much Naomi.

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