San Diego-based violinist Annelle K. Gregory is a laureate of international competitions, concert soloist, and recording artist. Annelle provides beautiful background or concert-setting music for weddings, corporate events, private gatherings, and more! String trio, string duo (violin/cello), and violin/piano available. String duo/trio music includes classical standards (Bach to Rachmaninoff), pop music, favorite movie themes, and holiday tunes. Annelle will accommodate your song requests!
As a soloist Annelle has performed for audiences of more than 6,000 in venues including Carnegie Hall and abroad in Azerbaijan, England, Germany, Portugal, Russia, & Ukraine.
Price Range: $300 and up
Gig Length: 1 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, Russian
What to Expect
A beautiful, heartfelt presentation of rich, lush tones complete with technical prowess backed by years of experience!
American violinist Annelle K. Gregory is a laureate of international competitions, concert soloist, and recording artist. She is the 1st Prize & Audience Choice Award winner of the 2017 National Sphinx Competition and Laureate of the 2013 Stradivarius International Violin Competition. Annelle’s love of Russian music has led her to discover and revive forgotten works of great Russian composers, presenting these works in concert and in recordings. Her most recent project was the release of the first-ever CD of Rachmaninoff's complete violin/piano works, recorded with Russian pianist Alexander Sinchuk (Bridge Records 2017). The CD has received international acclaim and aired on radio stations across the U.S. and Europe.
As a soloist, Annelle has performed with the symphonies of Houston, Detroit, Chicago Sinfonietta, Kiev Virtuosi, San Diego, Nashville, Santa Monica, and the California Chamber Orchestra, performing in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Hall, and the Kennedy Center as well as abroad in Azerbaijan, England, Germany, Portugal, Russia, and Ukraine. She has been featured on BBC, NPR, KUSC, and WQXR radios as well as on German television and Detroit PBS.
Annelle was awarded the 2017 Isaac Stern Award and has received scholarships from the Musical Merit Foundation and the League of Allied Arts. Other awards include 1st Prizes in the 2017 “Grand Prize Virtuoso” International Competition, the 2017 NANM National Strings Competition, the 2016 American Protégé International Concerto Competition, and the 2017 Beverly Hills National Auditions. She was a featured soloist for the 2018 International Easter Festival (Kiev Conservatory), the 2017 Sphinx Virtuosi National Tour, and the 2016 iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates. Annelle graduated first in her class, summa cum laude from USC’s Thornton School of Music. Her teachers have included Michael & Irina Tseitlin and Glenn Dicterow.
Upcoming Booked Events
|September 23, 2018–October 30, 2018 • 12:00pm - 12:00pm||Tour|
|November 09, 2018 • 9:00am - 9:00pm||Concert|
|May 02, 2019–May 07, 2019 • 12:00pm - 12:00pm||Concert|
|May 14, 2019–May 20, 2019 • 12:00pm - 12:00pm||Concert|
Past Booked Events
|September 02, 2018 • 9:00am - 9:00pm||Concert|
Solo violin and violin/piano duo provides classical music from Mozart to Tchaikovsky.
String duo/trio can provide classical standards, pop and movie music, holiday tunes, or any combination of the above. We can also accommodate your requests! Some of our songs include:
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (J.S. Bach)
Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles)
Ave Maria (F. Schubert)
You Raise Me Up (Lovaland/Graham)
Canon in D (J. Pachelbel)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (H. Arlen)
Prelude (S. Rachmaninoff)
The Pink Panther (H. Mancini)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Scheherazade (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
armless chairs for string ensembles (2 for duo, 3 for trio)
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