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Kate Chruscicka

Music

Overview

  • Solo Violinist
  • Excellent repertoire of classical and pop (from Mozart to Michael Jackson) played with remixed backing tracks, all by heart, with no sheet music
  • Will consult with you personally to match the mood of your event and venue.
  • Happy to learn special requests for you.
  • Can move amongst the crowd via wireless transmitter.
  • Electric or Classical violin options
  • Can perform with other artists, groups or orchestras
  • Violin/DJ performance
  • Can perform Cabaret style

Location

Kate Violin is based in Leeds, but frequently travels to perform at events right across the UK - and also travels abroad to perform in Europe and further afield.

Standard Set Times

  • Electric Upbeat Show- up to 2 x 25 minute sets
  • Ambient - up to 2 x 45 minute sets
  • Electric Violin With DJ - up to 2 x 45 minute sets
  • Classical - up to 2 x 45 minute sets
  • Weddings - ceremony, reception, breakfast, evening entertainment, times to suit client

About this Act

Kate is a world-renowned, award-winning, virtuoso violinist. Captivating audiences with her gorgeous violin performances for any function, from weddings to elaborate corporate events, catering to your unique occasion.

The best act we have ever booked! -The Player of the Year Awards, Bolton Stadium

Highlights

* Offers a personalized approach to making more intimate affairs (from weddings to private parties) momentous with her gorgeous violin performances.

* She’ll play when, where, and what you prefer. She can entertain during drinks, at an evening celebration, or for an entire day—indoors, outdoors and on the move (with her wireless transmitter).

* Whether it’s providing lovely background ambience or the ultra-sensational main event. The Northern Violinist will let you select from her vast repertoire which she knows by heart

* Can play both acoustic classical sets to electric pop favourites- everything from classical masterpieces to modern pop favourites—and can even learn a new song especially for you.

* Stand out solo artist or compliments full orchestras or small groups.

* Performs in elegant attire swaying with her hand-crafted acoustic instrument or her distinctive one-of-a-kind translucent electric violin (hand-made by Ted Brewer).

* Two critically-acclaimed studio albums. “The Violinist” (2009) sold over 5,000 copies worldwide. “My Classical Interpretations” (2012), (featuring the piano accompaniments of Daniel Holden) which sold over 2,000 hard copies and numerous tracks online.

* Songs have been used on BBC and ITV. Has performed live on TV (including “Ant and Dec's Takeaway” for ITV Live at Trafford Centre; BBC 1; SKY and Arabic Al Sharqiya) and radio (NE1 FM Newcastle and BBC Radio Humberside).

* Now performing her spectacular solo violin shows (recently receiving a standing ovation) as a headline act for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, taking her to the Caribbean, Norway, Iceland, USA and the Canary Islands.

* Winner "Best Music and Entertainment" by the Wedding Guide 2013 (and was a finalist in 2014).

“Kate was truly spectacular at our Range Rover Evoque Launch, she entertained and indeed mesmerized our guests all evening… A true professional, we would not hesitate to recommend her, particularly if you’re looking for that wow factor for your event”– Simon Lewis, Land Rover

Kate has worked with such a large number of prestigious companies and performed at so many elaborate events—the list is constantly expanding. You can check out her latest exciting news through her Website/Blog. In the meantime, here is a hint of impressive past clients and performances:

Geneva Forex Event for Dukascopy Bank SA - Four Seasons Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland Bisquit Castle Inauguration - Cognac, France

Atlantica Imperial Resort - Concert for Residents - Rhodes, Greece (with Storm the Violin Duo)

Maxx Royal Hotels – Concert for Residents, Antalya, Turkey

BMW i8 – Launch, Leeds & Harrogate

Once Upon A Smile - Charity Ball, The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester. Performance with pop singer Lemar and boyband The Mend.

Vogue Fashion Show – Trafford Centre, Manchester (with Storm the Violin Duo)

European Watch of the Year Awards – May Fair Hotel, London (with Storm the Violin Duo)

ASDA – VIP Dinner with ASDA CEO, Burton Hall, Cherry

ASDA & WAL Mart America, International Conference, Marriot Hotel, Leeds

British Army – Warrant Officers and Sergeants Mess, Army Foundation College Harrogate

ITV - Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Take Away, Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester

Harvey Nichols, Apple, Enterprise Cars VIP Reception, The Refractory, University of Leeds, Leeds

Ciara Fashion – New Collection Launch, Leeds

Soroptimist International - Charity Ball, Harrogate Yorkshire Pavilions. Harrogate

Sherwood – Conference, The Mansion House, York

Land Rover - Launch of the new Range Rover Evoque, York

Land Rover - Launch of the new Range Rover Model 2012, Zwolle, Holland

Eastbourne Band Stand - Electric Night of the Proms, Finale Main Act, Eastbourne (3 times)

BBC One - 'Who Will Save The Savers', Performance, Harrogate

SKY TV - 'The Holiday & Cruise Channel' Interview, Bournemouth

Al Sharqyia TV - Music Artist Interview: Kate Chruscicka, The Violinist - London West Yorkshire Police Awards Ceremony - Royal Armouries, Leeds West Yorkshire Police - 'The Officer's Mess - Christmas Ball' - Mint Hotel, Leeds

Northern Design Awards Ceremony - Central Manchester, Manchester Cancer Research UK - Art Exhibition - Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate

Leeds Sports Awards, Centenary Pavilion Leeds United & Royal Armouries , Leeds (twice)

Confederation of British Industry (including Gordons group) Annual Dinner - University of Leeds, Parkinson Building, Leeds

Titanium Fire Ltd Dryland - Christmas Party - Kensington High Street, London

Hangar8 PLC - Christmas Party, Freud, Oxford

Long Marston Model Air Show – Annual Dinner – Stratford – upon - Avon

The Medway Culture and Design Awards, Corn Exchange, Rochester

Shopping Affair - theme of Indian Summer - Victoria Quarter, Leeds (with Storm the Violin Duo)

Heaton Community Together – Charity Evening – Manningham Mills, Bradford

Bollywood Ball – Dinner Show – Marriot Hotel – Newcastle Gosforth Park

IBM Conference - Majestic Hotel, Harrogate British Society for Haematology - 51st Annual Scientific Meeting - Stanmer House, Brighton

National Hospital Caterers Awards at The President’s Dinner, Wokefield Park, Reading Ladies Day – Fashion Show, Ripon Race Course, Ripon

Greater Manchester Marathon, Manchester Atradius Credit Insurance Company and Risk Management Company- Conference Dinner, Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales

17th Annual Covkartsport Awards & Presentations Dinner - The Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club, Coventry

CBRE & GBA – Launch of new city centre office, Manchester (with Storm the Violin Duo)

Noble System – SNUG 2013 Dynamic Solutions – Conference – Radisson Blu Edwardian, Manchester

Millers Vanguard - Winter Wonderland - De Vere Village Hotel Bury, Manchester I DO Magazine - Exhibition - Leeds United Centenary Pavilion, Leeds

I DO Magazine - Wedding Exhibition - Sheffield Ice, Sheffield I DO Magazine - Wedding Exhibition - Racecourse, Doncaster

Rotary - Ashover Charity Car Show - Chesterfield (twice) House of Fraser - Members Evening - House of Fraser, Meadowhall, Sheffield Debenhams Members Shopping, Debenhams, Leeds Rays of Sunshine Charity Ball - Queens Hote,l Leeds & The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate (twice)

Formal Ball for Outwood Grange Academy - Aspire, Leeds Rag Fashion Show in the aid of Treckstock & People in Action Charities. Supported by: KPMG, Harvey Nichols

Rag Awards Ceremony - Alea Casino, Leeds

CBRE & GBA – Launch of newly refurbished offices – Manchester (with Storm the Violin Duo)

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Awards Ceremony, Bedford (with Storm the Violin Duo)

End Of Summer Fashion Show - (twice) Wardrobe and Left Bank, Leeds Glad Rag Fashion Show - Mook Cocktail Bar, Leeds Acorn Lighting Services Ltd - Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester-Trafford Westrow Hair - Launch Event - Albion Place, Leeds CardSave Company - Evening Entertainment, The Studio, Clithropes Mayaimi Club Launch, Leeds

Preston Road Show

Hyde Park Unity Day - Hyde Park, Leeds Heineken & co-operation with ‘The Oddfellows’, Halifax

Set List

Electric Remixed Tracks:

Contradanza - Vanessa Mae
Toccata and Fugue - Vanessa Mae
Libertango - Piazzolla
Storm - Vanessa Mae
Palladio - Escala
Night Flight - Vanessa Mae
Conquest of Paradise - Vangelis
Destiny - Vanessa Mae
Rule the World - Take That
Requiem for a Dream (Lux Aterna) - Mansell
Lambada - Kaoma
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Bond Theme - Remix
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Wonderwall - Oasis
Por Una Cabeza - Gardel
Feeling Good - Escala

Popular:

Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Armstrong - La Vie en Rose
Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Aznavour - She
Barry - You Only Live Twice
Beyonce - Halo
Blunt - You’re Beautiful
Carey - Whenever You call
Cassidy - Songbird
Clapton - Tears in Heaven
Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
Cohen - Hallelujah
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Gershwin - Summertime
Dylan - House of the Risin’ Sun
Elbow - One Day Like This
Elton John - Can you Feel the Love Tonight
Enya - May it Be
Escala - Feeling Good
Escala - Palladio
Evanescence - My Immortal
Flying Pickets - Only You
Michael - Careless Whisper
Hamilton - Cry Me a River
Hupfeld - As Time Goes By
Kaoma - Lambada
Jones - Come Away With Me
Lily Allen - Not Fair
Lily Allen - Smile
Mancini - Moon River
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Muse - Butterflies & Hurricanes
Myers - Cavatina
Newman - Whisper of a Thrill
Oasis - Wonderwall
Seal - Kiss from a Rose
Sinatra - My Way
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Sting - Fields of Gold
Sting - Shape of My Heart
Streisand - Woman in Love
Take That - Greatest Day
Take That - Rule the World
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
The Beatles - Let it Be
The Beatles - Yesterday
The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles - Michelle
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
Vanessa Mae - Contradanza
Vanessa Mae - I’m a Doun for Lack of Johnnie
Vanessa Mae - Night Flight
Vanessa Mae - Toccata and Fugue
Vanessa Mae - Storm
Vangelis - Conequest of Paradise
Webber - Memory
Withers - Ain’t no Sunshine where she’s gone

Classical:

Albinoni – Adagio
Bach - Air
Bach - Ave Maria
Bach - Joy of Man’s Desiring
Beethoven - Minuet in G
Beethoven - Fur Elise
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Bocelli - Time To Say Goodbye
Brahms - Waltz in A
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 6
Bizet - Habenera
Clarke - Trupet Voluntary
Dvorak - Humoresque
Faure - Pie Jesus
Grieg - Solveig’s Sog
Grieg - Morning Suite
Greensleeves - English
Hamnataing - Irish
Handel - Air
Handel - Hornpipe
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba
Haste to the Wedding - Celtic
Holst - Jupiter
Massenet - Meditation
Monti - Czardas
Morricone - Gabriel’s Oboe
Mozart - Minuet Divertimento
Mozart - Violin Concerto in G
O sole Mio - Italian
Pachelbel - Canon in D Major
Parry - Jerusalem
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
Sait-Saens - The Swan
Scarborough Fair- English
Schubert - Traumerei
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Serenade
Strauss - Three Waltzes
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker

Musical / Film / TV:

Aladdin - A Whole New World
Beauty & the Beast - Theme
Bock - Sunrise, Sunset
Braveheart - Theme
Buffy Theme - Close Your Eyes
Fiddler on the Roof - Sunrise, Sunset
James Bond - Theme
Lord of the Rings - May it Be
Love Story - Theme
Love Actually - All You Need is Love
Meet Joe Black - Whisper of a Thrill
Out of Africa- Theme
Phantom of the Opera - All I Ask of You
Requiem for a Dream - Lux Aeterna
Scent of the Women - Por Una Cabeza
Secret Garden - Romance
Titanic - My Heart Will Go On
The Lion King - Can You Feel the Love Tonight
The Lion King - Circle of Life

Lineup

  • Electric or Classical Violin performance with custom studio-recorded backing tracks of the highest quality.

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