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Sharon Hubbocks

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About Sharon

Solo violinist for Wedding ceremonies, Anniversaries and other special occasions. Full public liability insurance. Amplification available.
Violinist
Brixham

Apart from performing as 'The Magic Bow' I also perform with other musicians covering a wide selection of genres. My set up includes traditional violin with or without backing track. Amplification available. Electric violin for a more modern look, please request this if preferable. I am in demand as a session player including for films. In 2020 I appeared in a video for Prince ea called 'Kid drops out of class'. To listen to some of my media recordings find Evolution Media Music and type 'Springtime Celtic dance', 'Storm Clouds' or 'Harp and angels' from the album 'Celtic Fantasy' into the search. Violin & Guitar - gypsydreamsmusic I also perform with two string quartets - valentinestringquartet obligatostringquartet Requests and questions always welcome.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Folk, Pop, Rock, Musical theatre, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Easy listening, Light music, Tango, Jewish music, Italian music, French music, Ceilidh, Traditional Irish folk, Klezmer, Polish music, Russian music, Gypsy jazz, Blues
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Church service
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

Example repertoire list;
Styles include
Classical, Klesmer, Hungarian, Irish folk, Gypsy Jazz, Rock & Pop.
Repertoire includes....
A Thousand Years
Adios Muchachos - Sanders
Ashokan farewell
All I ask of you - Lloyd Webber
Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt) - Grieg
Air on a G string - Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Besame mucho.
Bridal March - Wagner
Bridge over troubled water
Bring me sunshine
Canon - Pachelbel
Chanson De Matin - Elgar
Chanson de Nuit - Elgar
Chasing cars - Snow Patrol
Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin
Come back to Sorrento
La Cinquantaine - Gabriel-Marieh
Czardas - Monti
Danny boy
Danse Espagnole Falla/Kreisler
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart
Edelweiss - Sound of music
Entracte from Mignon - A.Thomas
Everything I do - Bryan Adams
Gavotte - Gossec
Godfather theme
Humoreske - Dvorak
Hungarian dance no.5 - Brahms
Irish hornpipes
Irish Washerwoman
I can't help falling in love
I could have danced all night - My Fair Lady
I'll follow the sun - Beatles
I'm yours - Mraz
I won't give up - Mraz
Idylle op.1 no 4 - Elgar
Intermezzo - Mascagni
Invitation to the dance - Hungarian traditional
Kiss from a rose - Seal
Kiss me - Sixpence non the richer
La Cumparsita
Ladies in Lavender - Hess
Love me like you do
Meditation - Massenet
Minuet in E - Boccherini
Minuet in G - Beethoven
Morning (Peer Gynt) - Grieg
Nothing else matters - Metallica
November rain - Guns & Roses
La vie en rose
Liebeslied - Kreisler
Ladies in Lavender - N.Hess
Over the rainbow - Wizard of Oz
Perfect day - Lou Reed
Por una cabeza - Gardel
Perhaps perhaps perhaps.
Que sera, sera
Rondeau - Purcell
Rondo alla turka - Mozart
Rendezvous - Aletter
Romance from Gadfly - Shostakovich
Rondino - Kreisler
Schon Rosmarin - Kreisler
Secrets - One republic
She's always a woman - Billy Joel
Summertime
Sound of silence
Something - George Harrison
Sweet child of mine - Guns n Roses
Sailing - Rod Stewart
Salut D’amour - Elgar
Schindler's list - John Williams
Sicilienne - Faure
Sicilienne - Paradis
Spring (The Four Seasons) - Vivaldi
Sugar - Maroon 5
Take a pair of sparkling eyes - G&S
The Swan - Saint-Saens
Think of me - Lloyd Webber
Those were the days
Traumerei - Schumann
Waltzing Matilda
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
We'll meet again
What a wonderful world
Wonderful tonight.
You'll never walk alone.
You raise me up
Your song - Elton John
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My love for the music.... I play everything with feeling.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Albert hall - Bolton. Huddersfield town hall. Plymouth guildhall. Great hall - Exeter. Little theatre - Torquay. Central church - Torquay Methodist church - Brixham. St James church - Taunton Plymouth University Around 100 towns busking around the UK since 1995!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I have many musical tastes classical music, folk, gypsy jazz, blues, rock, heavy metal, world music.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, I play with other musicians/bands including string quartets - Valentine string quartet/Obligato string quartet and Violin guitar duo 'Gypsy Dreams'.

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

Please contact me to discuss changes, change of times are usually fine but for change of date it will depend on prior engagements.

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes max although I always aim to be at venues at least 1hr in advance.

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

Yes!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes I bring all my equipment.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes with prior arrangement, sometimes this will incur a fee for buying/arranging music.

Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£150
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£250

Reviews

From customers:

Facebook, 2004 years ago

Sharon played at my wedding last year in August and was fantastic, I’d definitely recommend Sharon. Thank you so much Sharon you made my wedding magical!

Facebook, 2004 years ago

I heard Sharon Play recently at a friends wedding and it was absolutely beautiful. Such a passionate performer - the music was mesmerising! I would definitely recommend her.