Electric Violinist

Ruth Potts

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About Ruth Potts

Electric and acoustic violinist based in Cardiff.
Electric Violinist
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Ruth is a versatile violinist and electric violinist based in Cardiff. She is available for events, tours, weddings, shows and recordings across the UK and around the world. With a vast repertoire of classical and popular music, Ruth can tailor her sets on both acoustic and electric violin to create the perfect ambience for your event. As a graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the University of Aberdeen Ruth has been trained to the highest of standards. She has performed internationally, touring China, Russia and Germany as well as touring extensively across the UK.

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10 gigs
Experienced: 10 bookings through Encore
Covers, Acoustic, Classical crossover, Classical, Fanfare, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Traditional Scottish folk, Pop
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Birthday party, Recording session, Concert, Theatre / Show, Burns night, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Charity event
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Other skills:
Arranger, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Ain’t Nobody – Jasmine Thompson
All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
All of Me – John Legend
Before You Go – Lewis Capaldi
Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth ft. Emeli Sande
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Blackbird – The Beatles
Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Budapest – George Ezra
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Michael Buble
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Hayley Reinhart
Cardigan – Taylor Swift
Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
Chandelier – Sia
Conversations in the Dark – John Legend
Crazy in Love – Beyonce
Creep – Radiohead
Dance Monkey – Tones and I
Despacito – Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee
Diamonds – Rihanna
Don’t Call Me Angel – Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey
Don’t Call Me Up – Mabel
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys
Everything I Wanted – Billie Eilish
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Halo – Beyonce
Havana – Camila Cabello
Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles
Holy – Justin Bieber ft. Chance the Rapper
Hymn for the Weekend – Coldplay ft. Beyonce
I Choose You – Sara Bareilles
I Love You – Billie Eilish
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Let It Be – The Beatles
Levitating – Dua Lipa
Love on Top – Beyonce
Love Story – Taylor Swift
Lovely – Billie Eilish and Khalid
Moon River – Barbra Streisand
No One – Alicia Kyes
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Put Your Records On – Corinne Bailey Rae
Rather Be – Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne
Rockabye – Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul and Anne-Marie
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Spectrum – Florence and the Machine
Sunrise – Norah Jones
Symphony – Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson
The Edge of Glory – Lady GaGa
The Only Exception – Paramore
Titanium – David Guetta ft. Sia
Toxic – Britney Spears
Tum Hi Ho – Arjit Singh
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
We Found Love – Rihanna ft. Calvin Harris
What a Wonderful World – Eva Cassidy
Wings – Birdy
Wonderwall – Oasis
You’ve Got the Love - Florence and the Machine
Disney & Film:
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes – from Cinderella
A Million Dreams – The Greatest Showman
Always Remember Us This way – A Star is Born
Beauty and the Beast – from Beauty and the Beast
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - from The Lion King
City of Stars – La La Land
Colours of the Wind – from Pocahontas
Edelweiss – from Sound of Music
Hakuna Matata – from The Lion King
How Does a Moment Last Forever – from Beauty and the Beast
How Far I’ll Go – from Moana
I Dreamed a Dream – Les Miserables
I See The Light – from Tangled
Into The Unknown – from Frozen 2
Let It Go – from Frozen
Over The Rainbow – Eva Cassidy
Part of Your World – from The Little Mermaid
Pure Imagination – Willie Wonka
Shallow – A Star Is Born
Skyfall - Adele
Somewhere – West Side Story
Classical and Folk:
Ae Fond Kiss - Trad.
Air in G - Bach
Brose & Butter - Trad.
Comin' Thru The Rye - Trad.
Largo from Winter - Bach
Habenera - Carmen
Pachelbel's Canon - Pachelbel


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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)Β£180
Up to 1 hourΒ£200
Up to 2 hoursΒ£250
Up to 3 hoursΒ£300
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From Encore customers:

15 days ago
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5 out of 5

A fantastic and super talented lady! Thank you Ruth! Take care

Joanne C
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Ruth was amazing. We have received so many compliments.

Julie J
4 months ago
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4.8 out of 5

Truly amazing. Thank you

Kate H
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Ruth was amazing. She was an excellent, so many people commented about her performance, she is very talented. Would highly recommend. Many thanks

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From other customers:

Lisa (
2 years ago

What can I say but wow, absolutely fantastic!!

Julie (
3 years ago

What an absolutely amazing performance, we had a great evening.