Ola is an open-minded and versatile musician, with more than 10-years’ experience as a string player. She plays both the acoustic violin and viola. Additionally, Ola has played for weddings, events, orchestras and solo performances.
Though her background is rooted in Classical music, she is multifaceted and enjoys playing covers from a range of different genres including Pop, Rock, Soul, R&B and Bollywood. She is able to arrange the songs herself and tailor the selection to the client's musical tastes. She uses high quality backing tracks to play along to.
Ola has played in quartets and small string ensembles, as well as being involved with BME projects and orchestras, such as the Chineke! Foundation.
Playing under the conductorship of the renowned Peter Stark, who has recorded many times for the BBC, has significantly contributed to Ola’s orchestral experience. She has also played alongside orchestras such as the London Mozart Players.
Furthermore, she has gained teaching experience from her time as a student in London, thus can provide individual and group lessons on both violin and viola. She has a keen interest in finding ways to make the arts more diverse and accessible for all. She is a passionate musician who enjoys all aspects of the music industry, which comes across in her playing.
Based in Manchester.
Z Gordon• Dec. 13, 2018
Ola was amazing! She played for our wedding ceremony and what a joy it was. Everyone loved what she played, we received so many compliments after the wedding about how beautifully she sounded. Ola was very professional, responding to all of my calls and suggestions with such patience and care. She is super talented and clearly passionate about music I can't speak highly enough of her. Thank you so much again.
Nate• Sept. 13, 2018
We booked Ola as a violinist for our wedding ceremony, she was amazing. She had a great selection of songs, and alo quicly learnt a song that was personal to us. I definitely recommend her ervices.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
I have my own portable PA system which can be used both inside and outdoors provided the weather is good. My sound system is also wireless so I can walk around whilst playing at your event.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Yes all of my equipment has been PAT tested and I have public liability insurance.
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
Yes, if given enough notice before the event.
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
I play in 30 minute sets with breaks in-between each set. Breaks are for a minimum of 10 minutes and maximum of 60 minutes.