PLAYING - Freelance violinist, recording and gigging experience listed recent - past. 

Dorcha violinist, backing vocals and co-manager (Birmingham based band) 2014-present. Experience gigging at festivals: Supersonic Festival, Supernormal Festival, Beyond the Tracks, Lunar Festival, BBC Biggest Weekend. 10 date Italy tour April 2019. Supported Pigsx7 and Deerhoof. Radio play on BBC 3 Radio, BBC Radio 6 with Verity Sharp and Stuart Maconie. Recordings Black Streams, ISM, Minis Vol I and Bruiser are available on Bandcamp. 

Violinist and backing vocals in Sara Coleman's live band 2018-present. Performances include: Symphony Hall (Birmingham), Kings Place (London), Manchester Jazz Festival, CBSO Centre (Birmingham) and Eastside Jazz (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire). Recorded at Real World Studios early 2019, the tracks are currently being mixed.

Regular violinist for Vyne String Quartet and Unity String Quartet 2015-present. Repertoire spans from early Classical music through Jazz, Pop and Rock. Also gigs for 440 Quartet, Greenaway String Quartet and Nero String Quartet.

Violinist in Reworkestra 2018-present. Performed at Town Hall Birmingham for the Pharell Williams rework 'Frontin' (2018). Stevie Wonder 'Wonderland' (2019).

Other performance work includes: Chris Bowden band at Union Chapel (2019), Gospel Revisited (2018), Jonathan Silk's Fragment band (2016), Anna Palmer's 'Treading water' (2016), Natalie Mason's 'Oval Trio' (2015), David Ferris 'East of Eden' (2014), Jersey Symphony Orchestra (2014).

Other recording experience besides Dorcha and Sara Coleman includes: Daniel Woolhouse 'Skeleton' (2017 Strong Room Studios, London), Live at the Spotted Dog (2017), Waste Paper Opera trailer (2016), Trope '5ive' (2017), Jonathan Silk Big Band (2016 Angel Studios, London), David Ferris 'East of Eden' (2015), Steady Hands 'Hunter Gatherer' (2014).

Listen to Fragment here.

© 2019 by Beth Bellis. 

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