I'm a touring classical, jazz, and rock violinist. I've played for countless concerts, weddings, church services, parties, and more at famous venues around the US. In addition to being a strolling violinist, I'm available for band and ensemble gigs as well.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
I'm an interactive performer. I also take requests and can perform a variety of styles and genres.
Praxton Smith is a violinist from Cleveland, Ohio. At age 5, she began studying violin through the Suzuki method. Throughout grade school, Praxton participated in countless orchestra, ensembles, and performances, winning various awards and scholarships. In 2013, Praxton was awarded the prestigious Presidential Scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Awarded to 5 entering students, the scholarship covered tuition and housing. Upon graduation in May 2017, Praxton completed an internship at SONGS Music Publishing, (music publishers for Lorde, The Weeknd, and more) in Los Angeles, CA. Soon after, she played violin for Solange Knowles' sold-out Hollywood Bowl performance. Praxton currently resides in Boston, MA.
Additional Booking Notes
- Proper lighting for me to see and read the music
- If this is a loud event, I'll need an outlet to plug in my amplifier
- If this is an outdoor event that lasts more than 1 hour, I'll need proper tent/interior coverage for weather purposes
Please let me know the style of music you'd like.
Influences & Inspiration
Niccolò Paganini, Itzhak Perlman, Jean-Luc Ponty, Jascha Heifetz, Joni Mitchell, Luther Vandross, Dolly Parton
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