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Tanya Cracknell

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About Tanya

Energetic stage presence and high profile electric violinist!
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Crossover violinist with confident stage presence and image. Get in touch if you want some live strings for recordings, video or live events. From Grime to Classical and everything inbetween... Performed at: Royal Albert Hall, Koko, Proud Camden, Village Underground, Hammersmith Apollo, The Hospital Club, QEH Southbank, Glastonbury festival, Boomtown fair, BBC, ITV... Tanya has appeared in music videos with Lethal Bizzle, Lady Leshurr, JME and many more. She has performed live with Giggs, Mr Eazi, Lowkey and more. Check our her Instagram profile 'The Grime Violinist' for updates on her solo career!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Pop, Classical, Electronic, Christmas, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Dubstep, Drum 'n' Bass, Electronica, Garage, Triphop, Ambient, 1990s era music, Gospel, Easy listening, Originals, Light music, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Pop rock, Afrobeat, Bollywood, Caribbean music, Latin, World music, Ibiza club, Jazz, Experimental
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Composer, Dancer, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Big for your Boots - Stormzy
Adorn – Miguel
Ramz - Barking
All of me - John Legend
Cardi B - Bodak Yellow
All of the lights - Kanye West
Body Party - Ciara
Hallelujah – Alexandra Burke
Make you feel my love – Adele
A Thousand Years – Cristina Perry
How long will I love you – Ellie Goulding
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
Only one - Kanye West
Rolling in the deep – Adele
Rule the World – Take That
Swimming Pools - Kendrick Lamar
Thinkin bout you - Frank Ocean
Trap Queen - Fetty Wap
Unthinkable - Alicia Keys
Viva la Vida – Coldplay
Wet the bed - Chris Brown
Power Trip – J Cole
The Hills – The Weeknd
Work - Rihanna
Hurtin Me - Stefflon Don
Grime classic instrumental medley (Pow, Ghetto Kyote etc)
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
London Town - Mr Eazi & Giggs
Cheap Thrills - Sia
And many more
Favourite songs can be requested
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Options: Solo violin with backing track Violin and live scratch DJ String quartet

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

Happy to amend timings where possible

How much time do you need to set up?

I arrive an hour before performance to set up and settle in

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

You can add favourite songs to my setlist, the repertoire list here are example tracks but can be tailored to your event

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I can plug into an existing PA at the venue or bring my own amp and be totally self-sufficient

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, I take requests!


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

NEW!Virtual services
Online violin performance for events
A high energy showcase, often used to break up a corporate zoom event or product launch


From customers:

Groom, 4 years ago

Thanks for coming and tearing the place down! Got great feedback about you!

Groom, 4 years ago

Once again thanks for doing my wedding.....every one loved it especially the grime mega mix, mandem loved it!!

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