I am an experienced classical violinist who is open to performing gigs at churches, weddings, funerals etc. I received my bachelor's degree in violin performance at Indiana University in the spring of 2016, and I pursued my master's degree in violin performance at DePaul University. I am now based in Providence, RI.
I have performed in various locations including Carnegie Hall in New York, Aspen, Colorado, Hot Springs, Arkansas to name a few. If interested in a violinist for all types of occasions please select "Get a Free Quote".
Price Range: $100 per hour
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
One can expect a lively and friendly professional violinist. I offer a wide variety of styles and repertoire on the violin, so please be in touch about specific song or genre preferences. One can also expect that I will show up at least thirty minutes prior to the start of the gig. Thank you!
Lara Madden, Violin
Violinist Lara Maria Madden has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She is an enthusiastic orchestral, chamber, and solo musician. Lara served as Concertmaster with DePaul University’s Symphony Orchestra, as well as Thompson Street Opera Company. She has studied and performed music abroad, and in the summer of 2017, she attended Music Masters Course Japan, performing in Yokohama and Tokyo.
Lara has received numerous awards for violin performance, including a Jacobs School of Music Emerging Young Artist Award to attend Indiana University. Her most influential teachers include Guillaume Combet, Gerardo Ribeiro, Grigory Kalinovsky, and Olga Kaler.
Originally from River Forest, Illinois, Lara began studying the violin and piano at the age of three, and attended music programs throughout the Chicago area during her childhood and teen years. She is a firm believer in music fostering community wellness, and seeks to spread the joy of music with those around her. Lara is very excited for her next life step as a quartet fellow with Community Music Works in Providence, Rhode Island.
Lara has a passion for physical fitness, and practices yoga and running in her spare time. She is a supporter of holistic health, and believes that there is a strong correlation between music making and physical and mental wellness.
Additional Booking Notes
I am not able to perform outdoors in weather below 50 degrees. Performing in cold weather can negatively impact the violin.
Past Booked Events
|October 26, 2019 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|November 11, 2016 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Surprise|
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