Sally is based in Surrey and frequently plays across London and the South East
Sally Potterton is a high-impact electric violinist who enjoys playing a mixture music styles from classical to commercial chart, pop, house, RnB, and jazz music. An engaging performer, Sally interacts with the crowd, and combines choreography and improvisation into performances. Based in London/Surrey, she is available for high-end events such as corporate dinners, weddings, parties, club nights, fashion events, launches, and awards ceremonies.
She has been classically-trained on the violin since the age of 3 and studied at Oxford University before gaining a Distinction in her Masters in Violin Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Sally now performs in London, throughout the UK, and around the world, and has played at venues such as The O2 Arena, Cardiff Millennium Stadium, The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Hammersmith Apollo, The Sporting Club Monte Carlo, and The Roundhouse. She has been lucky enough to travel around the world and perform in countries such as Bermuda, Qatar, Monaco, Bahrain, Thailand and Malaysia, as well as regular tours throughout Europe.
Sally has a wealth of experience performing for VIPs at events such as the UEFA Cup Final Dinner, ExxonMobil Tennis Gala Dinner, football conferences, fashion launches, and celebrity weddings. Recent clients include Alexander McQueen, Vogue, Jaguar, MINI, Sergio Rossi, Aquascutum, Dell, and London Fashion Week. Playing with DJ, Sally has performed at many private parties, opening sets for artists such as Jessie J, Madness, Bob Sinclair, and has jammed with legendary producer Timbaland.
As backing violinist, Sally has shared the stage with artists such as Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, FKA Twigs, Sam Bailey, Alfie Boe and Russell Watson. Television credits include The BBC Music Awards, Britain's Got Talent, Strictly Come Dancing, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, QVC, and The X Factor to name a few.
Sample 'chill-out' set list:
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Home - Michael Bublé
Fields Of Gold - Sting
Make You Feel My Love - Adele/Dylan
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
All Of Me - John Legend
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Earned It - The Weekend
Paradise - Coldplay
Rather Be - Clean Bandit