Verena is currently based in Birmingham where she completed her MMus (Perf) Degree at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2010, studying violin with Nathaniel Vallois and viola with Robin Ireland. She was a finalist in the Herbert Lumby Conservatoire violin prize in 2008 and has performed at different events such as the North London Music Festival, the Lake District Summer School and Stamford International Music Festival. Verena also has a strong interest in Baroque music and studied Baroque violin alongside her modern playing at Conservatoire with Kate Fawcett. Verena's orchestral playing has taken her to many different European countries and includes playing at prestigious venues such as Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre and the Barbican Centre in London where she was co-leading the London Orpheus Philharmonic Orchestra.
Whatever event you are planning - a wedding, birthday, anniversary or corporate event - Verena can make the occasion even more special for you and your guests, family and friends by providing live music for you. With a wide range of music completely tailored to your requirements. She will ensure the dress code fits the occasion, from black evening wear, ball gowns or even colour co - ordinated to match your theme.
Weddings - package tailored to requirements, from performing as you walk down the isle, signing the register, during the wedding breakfast, or the complete package, just let us know.
Short sample list of popular pieces and songs which are often requested ( some pieces will only be available as part of an ensemble):
Classical: Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Mozart - Rondo alla turca, Schubert - Ave Maria, Schubert - Moment Musicale, Beethoven - Ode to Joy
Baroque: Bach - Brandenburg Concertos. Bach - Jesu Joy, Bach - Sleeper's awake, Pachelbel - Canon. Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Handel - Water Music, Fireworks Music, Vivaldi - Four Seasons
Romantic: Dvorak - Humoresque, Schumann - Traumerei, Mendelssohn - Wedding March, Elgar - Salut d'amour, Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite
Traditional: Greensleves, Oh sole mio, Moon river, Londonderry Air, Gigues/Hornpipes/Reels
Pop/Classics, Snow Patrol , Beyonce, The Beatles, West Side Story, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin
Solo Violinist or as part of an ensemble - Duo, trio or Quartet
Prices vary according to size of the ensemble, length of function and travel distance.