Emma Fry - Violinist | Elephant and Castle, London
Based In: Elephant and Castle, London
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Emma is available to perform for weddings and corporate or private events within the UK and abroad. She has played in many luxury hotels such as the Four Seasons, St Regis, Savoy, Dorchester, Rosewood and Claridge's, as well as other renowned venues such as the O2 arena, Wembley Stadium and the Olympic park. From devising the perfect background atmosphere to turning your event into an unforgettable party, Emma can entertain from start to finish. She is also able to book any number of additional string players or other musicians to form larger ensembles.
Emma can be booked as a ... soloist on either acoustic (with option for amplification) or electric violin either with backing tracks or her pianist. Perfect for a drinks reception or dinner, she can perform up to three hours of background music be it classical, pop covers or lounge music. Being wireless, Emma is able to roam if suitable.
Emma is an explosive and virtuosic performer, bringing a unique flare to any event. Experienced in improvising, Emma performs live alongside DJs in styles ranging from deep house to funk. Her chillout, Café del Mar-style sets bring an elegant ambiance whilst her explosive LED party sets inject a thrilling energy. Emma is equally at home playing in a club as she is at festivals, parties and fashion shows. She has been featured at many including Annabel's, Home House, The Grand Duke (Istanbul), Kaluna Beach Club (Tenerife - with High on Heels), Buddha Bar (St Petersburg) and the Monte Carlo Sporting Club.
For a ceremony Emma can supply atmospheric background music whilst your guests are gathering, perform for the entrance of the bridal party, signing of the register and exit. She can then provide up to two hours of background music for your reception or wedding breakfast. With a wealth of classical and pop repertoire to choose from, Emma can tailor her set to be truly unique to you. If there is an additional piece or song that you would like, she can look at including this for you.
Emma Fry is a violinist from the UK performing all over the world in a wide variety of styles. Based in London, her playing has taken to America, Canada, the Middle East, Japan, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka as well as regular tours within Europe.
She has worked with many high-profile artists including Clean Bandit, Eminem, 50 Cent, Ed Sheeran, Bring Me The Horizon, Maren Morris, Alison Moyet, Dermot Kennedy, Rhys Lewis, Marc Almond and Tom Chaplin. In addition to live performances, she has performed for radio including BBC Radio 1’s ‘Live Lounge’ and Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night is Mus ... ic Night’ and for studio sessions at some of the world’s finest recording studios including Abbey Road. She often appears on TV shows including the X-Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, The Voice and the BBC Music Awards with artists such as John Legend, Rita Ora, Sigma, Jess Glynne and Celine Dion.
As an orchestral musician, Emma regularly performs with the Northern Ballet Sinfonia (including guest Principal Second Violin and No.2 First Violin) and the English National Ballet Philharmonic. She plays for the London Metropolitan Orchestra and often leads the Urban Soul Orchestra. Whilst studying she held a place on the mentor scheme with the City of London Sinfonia. In musical theatre, Emma has enjoyed depping on the Les Misérables and Sunset Boulevard UK tours.
As a soloist, Emma has performed in prestigious venues in the UK including the Bridgewater Hall and Cardiff Millennium Centre. In 2014, she was fortunate enough to record John Tavener’s violin concerto ‘Lalishri’.
A leading electric violinist and captivating improviser, Emma is extremely sought-after for high end weddings, clubs, corporate events and private events. Recent high-profile events that Emma has performed at include London Fashion Week, Wimbledon Ball, the premiere of the film 'One night in Istanbul', the BBC Sports Personality of the Year after party and the BBC Worldwide Showcase. She has worked for clients such as Burberry, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Dell and UEFA.
Having read music at the University of Manchester studying with Julia Hanson, Emma gained a distinction in her MFA from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance studying with John Crawford. She received masterclasses from Zsolt-Tihamér Vistontay, Quatuor Danel and Peter Cropper.
Emma's violin was made by Thomas Earl Hesketh in 1901. She also plays a Bridge Aquila electric violin and is endorsed by 64 Audio.
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Emma Fry is a violinist based in London, UK. Her playing has taken her all over the world to America, Canada, the Middle East, Japan, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka as well as regular tours within Europe.
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