Weddings

Vittari Duo

Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff View map
Price from £400

About

Price from £400

Vittari Duo is a South Wales-based all-female Flute and Violin duo that offers a unique combination of music, from classical to Pop. The duo - Alexandra Lucas and Nia-Bethan Squirrell, are highly trained, professional musicians, who boast great experience performing for various events, from weddings, charities to musical theatre shows and private functions. They are available for travel and have played at various locations in the UK and concerts in Heidleberg, Baden-Baden, Strasbourg, Cologne, Oberkirch, Normandy, Leipzig and Xiamen.

Experience

Alexandra Lucas after gaining her Grade 8 in Flute Performance in 2010, headed to study at the Junior Conservatoire at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under the tutorship of Joanne Abson. Alexandra during her college years, held the position of Co-Principal Flute and Principal Piccolo for Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Flute for Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Mark Eager and Andrea Quin. She toured Europe and China and recorded a CD with Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra. Also, had the opportunity to perform and received guidance from prolific flautists such as Robert Manasse, Uwe Grodd, Wissam Boustany, Sarah Newbold, and Ian Clarke.

Nia-Bethan Squirrell is a graduate of Cardiff University and has recently gained her Masters in Music Performance. During her years in the university, Nia held the position of leader for both the Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra and Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra. She has recorded CD's and went on a European tour in 2015 and performed world premieres as part of the City of Light Festival. While at university, she was awarded the Neville John String Prize and the D Afan Thomas Music Memorial Prize. Taught and guided by the late Juilliard Graduate, Harry Cawood, she had the opportunity to work with Yehudi Menhuin. Nia boasts experiences with professional orchestras, like BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Welsh National Opera and Philharmonia Orchestra and also is a member of the Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra (YMSO), based in London.

Services offered

The duo offers affordable, customisable services and are available to play at all important wedding moments, like ceremony, cocktail hours and wedding reception.

Highlights

Services

Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music

Styles

Classical, latest hits, pop, folk

Type

Duet

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

Included is travel costs. This price may vary dependant on where the wedding is and how long we would be at the wedding

How far in advance should I contact you?

We prefer a minimum of a week before a wedding. But we are getting booked up fast for 2019 weddings. So please do contact us quick if you are interested

Size of group:

Small (2 - 3 musicians)

Repertoire:

We offer a large range of repertoire, from classical to pop

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

Yes, of course! If you would like certain pieces of music, we are more than happy to help out and accommodate to you

Experience:

We have several years of experience performing at weddings, and performing over the UK in major concert halls

Do you have your own equipment?

Yes

Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

Yes

Are you able to travel?

Yes

Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?

Yes

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?

Alone

What is the length of time of the act?

We are more than happy to stay dependant on how long the ceremony is

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

Not much time at all. We are always prepared for a wedding. We are able to work fast and efficient if need be

Do you do open-air acts?

No

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

Yes

How do you charge extra time?

We charge at the musicians union rate of £20.25 per 15 minutes per person

What are the forms of payment?

We prefer bank transfer or cheque

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Cardiff CF10 3EB Atlantic Wharf (Cardiff)

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