Joy has many years of experience performing; both vocally, and with the violin. Throughout her career, she has participated in a variety of ensembles (both as a member and as a soloist), including opera theater, choir, orchestras, and chamber groups. Joy enjoys collaborating with other musicians, so whether you have a friend playing for your wedding or would like to hire a pianist as well, she is happy to work with others to make your event exactly as you imagined it.
i set up a birthday surprise for my girlfriend and wanted to go the extra step. when joy contacted me i didnt quite know what i was doing. she was more than willing to work with me making sure it was perfect. she performed beautifully and exceeded every expectation i had. she was punctual which was perfect because i was on a very short time frame. thank you so much for this experience joy... tbis is one my girlfriend will never forget.
Joy did a wonderful job and played beautifully, I would highly recommend her !
Response from Joy O'Connor - Wedding Violinist:
Thank you for your kind words, Lynea! It was a pleasure to play at such a beautiful wedding.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
You can expect a professional, well-rounded musician who is organized and flexible. Joy loves engaging with the hosts to ensure that they hear the music they enjoy at their event.
People have requested anything from classical, broadway, contemporary, to jazz. Joy is also more than happy to give suggestions if you're not quite sure what you'd like!
Joy O'Connor is a classically trained violinist and vocalist and received her B.A. in Music from Malone University. During her time at Malone, she enjoyed performing a variety of operatic roles with the Malone Opera Theatre. Prior to college, she was a member of both the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and the Akron Youth Symphony. She currently enjoys providing quality music for weddings and many other events around Northeast Ohio.
Additional Booking Notes
Outdoor Weddings: Must have cover in case of rain.
Past Booked Events
|June 20, 2018 • 9:00pm - 9:15pm||Surprise|
|June 04, 2017 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
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