Elegance by Violin is here to build memories. For over 10 years, Alice has performed at wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours. Through music, she has celebrated diverse cultures, time-honored traditions and new rituals. If you can envision a melody or song set to strings, she will make it happen! Please reach out to us today to see how we can make your special day even more special!
Music Options and Styles
We have a large repertoire of songs readily available and we have experience playing diverse musical styles. Our main instruments include the violin (aka the fiddle), viola and vocals (piano accompaniment available) for solo performances. If you are interested in other instruments playing alongside the above ones in a duet, trio or ensemble, this is also available. We have experience playing the following genres of music at weddings:
Alice Marie has performed extensively as a solo artist and with various ensembles for weddings, cocktail hours and receptions since 2008. Further, she has regularly performed at corporate events, holiday parties, community centers and senior homes. She's performed several times as a strolling violinist on Good Day, Philadelphia, serenaded with the Grammy-nominated Temple University Symphony Orchestra and soloed with the Chester County Pops and Immaculata Symphony. She has also performed with the internationally-acclaimed Celtic group, Barleyjuice, and played at the Great American Irish Festival, the Dublin Irish Festival, Celtic Classic in Bethlehem, Annapolis Irish Festival, MusikFest, and toured Ireland and the U.K. as a partnership with the Irish Radio Program, Blarney on the Air. Alice Marie has also opened for the Rebirth Brass Band at the Arden Theatre and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones as part of Shamrock Fest in Washington, DC. Alice recorded several albums with the most recent one entitled, The Old Speakeasy. She has also recently recorded a solo album, entitled Singles and Double Standards under the name, Lady Torch. It is a mix of jazz and Celtic music, and features the Grammy-winning pianist, Joshua Yudkin. Alice currently plays with the Irish group, Jamison, and most recently performed virtually for the Romanza Festivale in 2020. In addition to performing, Alice Marie is a Pennsylvania Certified Music Educator and held a tenured position for the School District of Philadelphia. While teaching, she received an Honorarium from the University of Pennsylvania to teach an after-school program that featured student performances at the Annenberg Center.
Elegance by Violin Price Rates
20% off total costs. This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts.
5% off total with proof of status. Please mention this discount before booking.
Event locations within 50 miles of Swarthmore, PA will receive 10% off their total. Please mention this discount before booking