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Top acts such as Brandi Carlile, My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists and Father John Misty have hired her for session strings/backing vocals, arranging and live performance. In addition to these abilities, she is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and lead vocalist.
Broadway player and award-winning violist who has played in a wide range of settings from Saturday Night Live, to the Houston Symphony Orchestra, to onstage with Lauryn Hill, Pete Townshend, Estelle, and Solange. I've also done orchestrations for classical settings, R&B, and Off-Broadway. Feel free to message me!
Nick Revel is the founding violist of PUBLIQuartet, who's 2019 album Freedom and Faith was nominated for a GRAMMY™ Award for Best Chamber Music Performance. Nick's award-winning 2017 commission In DayDream was premiered in Carnegie Hall in 2017 and is on his self-recorded and produced debut album Letters to My Future Self (Centaur Records).
I'm a session violist, film composer, and strings arranger. My services include remote recording, live performance, arrangement, and film composition. I worked for Burt Bacharach, Avril Lavigne, Jonas Brothers, Jacob Collier, Tigran Hamasyan, and Leehom Wang, etc.
I play in tune, in time, and with lots of expressive phrasing on many different instruments. I have a double degree in viola and oboe performance from the University of Michigan, but I also have significant music theory and arrangement chops.
I'm a session player and performer on viola, violin and pedal steel. I love arranging and writing parts to fit pre-existing songs! I'm well versed at recording stacked parts to create an orchestra effect, playing beautiful melodic lines, adding simple pads and performing solos to best fit your music!
Viola Performer throughout the World with Quartetto Bernini, Sestetto Leonardo, Algoritmo Ensemble and Prometeo Ensemble. Guest Principal Viola in many Italian major Orchestras. Conservatory Teacher since 2003. Soundtrack and Music for Media Composer. Skilled Arranger from Solo Instrument to Symphony Orchestra
Hi, I am a classically trained string player that spends equal parts in the studio and on the stage playing the music of soundtracks, symphonies, and with top headlining acts. I'm well versed in playing score cues or laying down string lines to fill out pop tracks. You can hear me on records by Beyoncé, video games like League of Legends, and TV.
Yanna Pelser has recorded for David Guetta, Duncan Laurence, David Garrett, Céline Dion, Justin Bieber and many others. Known for her precision, she often records viola lines for film music for Amp., an audio company based in New York and Amsterdam. She is expressive as a soulful soloist, but also subtle in adding tasteful string lines to songs.
A Juilliard-trained violist who specializes in virtuosic passages and soulful melodies and harmonies, Drew has recorded for John Legend's Grammy-Award-Winning album, "Bigger Love," and the Emmy-Nominated HBO horror-thriller, "Lovecraft Country." If you're looking for string sound, look no further.
Hey! I'm Kiara Ana and I'm a professional violist and violinist based in Los Angeles. Does your song need a little bit of live string love? Perhaps just one haunting line? Or stacks of sweeping orchestral lines? Maybe you don't know what it could use, but you think strings might be the answer? Let's chat, be creative and get strings on your song!
I am a classically trained violist freelancer in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. I am associate principal violist in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and also have been playing on motion picture, TV, video game, jingles and record sessions for the last 26 years. I also have subbed in the viola sections of all orchestras in the area.
A classically trained multi-instrumentalist composer, producer, and musician living in Los Angeles. Instruments include the viola, violin, piano, guitar, and drums. I have performed at the Kennedy Center, the White House, and various clubs and venues in and around DC and LA. I have produced albums for national and international bands and artists.
We are a team of music players from Argentina. We make remote recordings of String Solos, String Quartet and String Orchestra. We can do arrangements in different stiles, such as : Rock, Classical, Pop,etc.
I am a professional violin player and composer - 19 years of experience in playing classical violin; - 6 years of experience in playing pop/house/edm music on violin (live and studio sessions); - 8 years of piano as a secondary instrument; - 7 years experience in studio matters, recording and music production; - 13 years of music theory
Awarding-winning composer of full-length/short film (esp. documentary, horror), TV, and chamber music. I am also an arranger (strings, orchestra), performer (viola, percussion, keyboard), and audio engineer (recording, editing, mixing, mastering).
Hi. My Name is Nikos and i am a professional Violinist with more than 20 years of experience in recording and performing for numerous Artists in various styles and genres. As a Classical musician i have played lots of Symphonic/Chamber music and developed a talent for lush string Arrangements and improvising powerful compelling Solos.
I'm an award-winning violinist and concertmaster. I've won the FNA Grant, accumulated over 30 years professional experience and have recorded on over 200 albums and hundred of sessions. I have a great versatility across many genres, especially in popular music (tango, free jazz, klezmer, contemporary chamber music, blues, latin, pop-Rock, etc)
I'm an award-winning, classically-trained violinist based in Nashville. I've been booked to play with a wide range of artists including Michael Buble, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rufus Wainwright, plus dozens of classical orchestras and pop artists across the US, Europe, and Asia. I'd love to help bring your song to life with strings!
Have you ever wished that you could have an orchestral string section play on one of your songs? Do you think one of your songs would really take off with the addition of a solo violin or fiddle? Look no further!
I'm a qualified professional Violinist/Violist. I have featured in over 100 songs worldwide in different genres. I am a top-rated violinist on a popular freelancing site. On Udemy, I have more than 2000 violinist students learning how to play and improvise on the violin. I have played and performed in symphony orchestra in most European countries .
I am able to improvise any sort of style of violin over your track, as well as play something you've written by ear or even from sheet music. I have created songs with millions of streams. If you need a violin solo or a lush sounding string quartet, I have all the gear and expertise to be able to create exactly what you're looking for.
Repeat recording clients incl. Island Records, Burna Boy (Grammy Award 2021 recording & more), Kiris Houston (Producer of Kylie Minogue, Little mix etc). Performed for will.i.am, Madonna, Ronan Keating, Leona Lewis etc. Own string covers featured on SKY TV. Royal College of Music, London Alumnus
Adrian K - from orchestra leader for Sir George Martin to leading sessions for Australian Top10 hits - Multitrack String Recordings typically up to 10, 16, or 25 tracks Want Funk or Soul on your Strings? Indie? The Blues? I have an original approach as an arranger - Session work as a reader or improviser - original arrangements
If you want to include in your music a string solo or a string section I can help you. I´m a violinist, violist and arranger with years of experience playing classical, rock, pop and world music.
I have spent the last 10 years of my career playing with world renowned artists like Bobby Mcferrin, Yo-Yo Ma, Jacob Collier, Gloria Estefan, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli, Ben Folds, Angelique Kidjo, Kimbra, Lindsey Stirling, Evanescence, Josh Groban, and others. I am a player of all types of music. Improviser in any genre. Flexible and intuitive.
Concertmaster of Folk Orchestra of Santa Barbara, I have been playing for almost 40 years. Classically trained at Oberlin Conservatory and Florida State University, but fluent in many styles, and able to improvise.
Session violinist and violist, with 20+ years of recording, engineering and writing experience. My tracks focus on delivering the best performance with emphasis on sound, rhitmic precision and energy, to give your strings a power boost. My goal is to serve the writer's vision and enhance the song.
Nashville Singer/Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a home studio! I have performed and recorded violin and viola for musicians such as Rod Stewart, Dolly Parton, Eminem and Willie Nelson. I am also a singer-songwriter with over 30 million streams on Spotify. I would love to record violin, viola or vocals for your project.
High quality, affordable violin and viola recording and arranging. Whether you want a single, soaring solo violin, or a lush string section, I'm your girl! I will record your string arrangements, or work with you to create the string sound you're looking for. Recording and arranging credits include Ben Harper, Chance the Rapper, and Deadmau5.
I am a classically-trained violinist with knowledge of multiple styles; winner of international violin competitions and currently running an established concert carrier. I will be providing top-quality sound recorded in an acoustically-treated home studio.
Versatile 5 string electronic violinist with ability to use Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Fruity Loops, Garage Band to record your violin, string lines. Have a 5 string electric violin which means you can write cello or viola parts too and I can play the parts of those instruments as well.
Are you looking to add authentic and heartfelt lead, ensemble violin parts or a blazing fiddle solo to your compositions? My name is Kristel, and I am a classically-trained violinist, holding a Master's degree in Music (MMUS), but am also a singer-songwriter/composer with experience in many genres of music. I have commercially released 6 albums.
Violin & string parts for any track. // Fully remote recording, or can travel within LA. // Can read parts, or compose parts if you don't have them yet. // Send me your song/piece, I'll record (& can write) live strings and send you tracks within a week.
I am an experienced session musician specialising on Violin and Viola. I am classically trained and can also perform other styles including folk, gypsy jazz, Hungarian..... I have recorded film music and provided violin for recordings by local bands in South West UK.
Versatile, experienced, professional violin and viola player. I can record all upper strings for you, solo or layered tracks. I can play to a score, arrange & record string parts or improvise over your track. I have extensive experience in classical, jazz, folk, country and pop, to name a few! I can also record backing vocals for you.
Hi there! Let's make your track shine with the magic of real strings. From recording Violin, Viola & Cello, to creating original arrangements for every genre; versatility is my strength! I've produced and mixed more than 150 songs, collecting millions of streams on Spotify. Trap, Reggaeton, Pop, R&B, Indie, etc.
Hi, I'm Sofia Fontana. I am an online session violinist, violist and arranger, I've been playing violin for over 20 years and I want to help you make an amazing record. Together, we can bring your music to life. Let's make something awesome!
I'm a professional performer and recording violinist with over 25 years of experience in NYC. I recorded, toured, and performed with artist such as Doc Severinsen, Paquito D'Rivera, Lincoln Center Jazz Orch., and many more. I've been recording professionally in my studio for over 10 years and I've done recording for Grammy winner albums and films.
I can do everything from recording violin solos, for your tracks, to full-on orchestral arrangements. And, I can do this in a wide variety of genres. I've studied classical, jazz, flamenco, and other ethnic sounds from Ireland to Greece, through to China. I know how to blend and hybridize, and how to bring unique flavours to your style.
I can record violin and viola and voice with excellent Neumann mics for you. I´ve recorded strings e.g. for Universal Music and Netflix and I also do string arrangements from the scratch. I´ve been playing since I am 3 years old and educated myself for almost three decades in music.
Hello! My name is Alan Keary and I am a string arranger/player who can provide anything from a traditional quartet, a large 32 piece string orchestra or an improvised pass running through a tape delay on violin, viola, cello or double bass. On top of being a string arranger I am also a professional sessions electric bass player.
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