Are you searching for a violinist for your event who is talented, passionate, creative, unique, and can play any song or style? Look no further! Amanda Marks, also known as Violin Girl, is a professional violinist whose unparalleled improv skills and ability to play by ear allow her to learn, in a matter of minutes, absolutely any song that a client or guests might like to hear. She has no need for a song list- simply send her a message today with the specific song that you want performed at your special event, and she will send you a recording that same day so you can get a perfect idea of how it will sound.
Amanda is both a successful acoustic and electric violin player, and as an extremely flexible artist she will take the songs, genre, and violin style you want and tailor the performance to your exact specifications. She has showcased at weddings, corporate events, private parties, small dinners, birthdays, and a personal favorite- developing your idea for the perfect proposal and turning it into a magical reality. Some of her clients include Nordstrom's, The Four Seasons, The Palazzo, Caesar's Palace, The Bellagio, The Marriott, The Cromwell, Green Valley Ranch, The Godfrey, TechCrunch, BioTech, Wilson Dow Group, AWG, Milhouse Engineering, and more.
Not only does Amanda run her own successful event performance business, but she is a rapidly rising star in the music scene as an electric violinist and recording artist who has graced the stages of music festivals, clubs, and venues nationally and overseas. She takes tracks, often being mixed by DJs, and improvises over them on the electric violin, thus infusing electronic music with live instrumentation and lots of love.
This offshoot of Amanda's performance experience runs the gamut from transformational festivals like Burning Man, Lucidity Festival, Envision Festival, and Northern Nights Music Festival; international appearances in Amsterdam, Costa Rica, Peru, Mexico, and Canada; and high-profile venues like the Mixmag Lab Los Angeles, Public Works, Couture, King King, and 1015 Folsom. She currently holds residencies at Drai's Beach Club in Las Vegas and Spin Nightclub in San Diego.
Her first official track release comes as a featuring in Deep Tribe's remix of Freddy Be's "Holding Back," which was released on the Perspectives Digital label, reached #76 on the Top 100 charts, and has been supported by the likes of Darin Epsilon, Maya Jane Coles, Soul Button, Matt Darey, Oliver Schories, Erin Sharoni of DJ Mag USA, and more.