I am a solo violinist, however, I can find other players if the gig requires an ensemble to play. I play weddings, holiday events, and much, much, more!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
I am heavily influenced by my classical training, so you can expect to hear pieces with classical influences or songs from musicals. However, I do know quite a few pop covers that I have available to play for events.
In addition to the musical aspects of my services, I try to make my services as smooth as possible with a thorough yet easy to understand contract. I am prompt to arrive at events.
Amanda Goodwin is a recent graduate of James Madison University where she has received her Bachelor's degree in String Performance.
During her time at JMU, she has studied the violin under Diana LeGrand, and Dina Nesterenko. She has also gained orchestral experience under the direction of Dr. Robert McCashin and chamber music experience under the direction of Dr. Carl Donakowski.
Ms. Goodwin has also had the opportunity to study under members of the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra at the Philidelphia International Music Festival. Orchestra rehearsals were conducted by renowned conductor Cristian Macelaru and chamber coachings were led by violist Renard Edwards.
Amanda Goodwin currently resides in Fairfax County where she is a private violin teacher and event performer.
Additional Booking Notes
As a classical violinist, I'm trained to be able to project my sound, so there shouldn't be any other equipment necessary.
However, due to the sensitive nature of my instrument, arrangements will be needed in case of less than ideal weather for outdoor events, either a tent or alternative location (for example if there's rain, too cold, too hot, etc.)
Past Booked Events
|December 24, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Worship Service|
Canon in D, Liebesleid, Salut d'Amor, various Beatles songs, selections from Phantom of the Opera, Seasons of Love, How to Save a Life by the Fray, 100 Years by Five for Fighting, etc.
If you have specific requests, they can be indicated on the contract.
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