Top Violists for Hire
These curated viola players are ready to write, perform, and record on your song in any genre or style
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Top acts such as Brandi Carlile, My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists and Father John Misty have hired her for session strings/backing vocals, arranging and live performance. In addition to these abilities, she is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and lead vocalist.
I'm a session violist and music producer. Berklee Alumni. I perform for live performance, recording sessions for many events and concert such as Tigran Hamasyan, Jacob Collier, Taiwanese pop singer Leehom Wang, Julia Peng and Show Luo and many more. I also offer affordable arranging/ recording real strings for many genre of music production.
A classically trained multi-instrumentalist composer, producer, and musician living in Los Angeles. Instruments include the viola, violin, piano, guitar, and drums. I have performed at the Kennedy Center, the White House, and various clubs and venues in and around DC and LA. I have produced albums for national and international bands and artists.
I'm a session player and performer on viola, violin and pedal steel. I love arranging and writing parts to fit pre-existing songs! I'm well versed at recording stacked parts to create an orchestra effect, playing beautiful melodic lines, adding simple pads and performing solos to best fit your music!
Hi, I am a classically trained string player that spends equal parts in the studio and on the stage playing the music of soundtracks, symphonies, and with top headlining pop acts. I'm well versed in playing score cues or laying down string lines to fill out pop tracks.
I am a classically trained violist freelancer in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. I am associate principal violist in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and also have been playing on motion picture, TV, video game, jingles and record sessions for the last 26 years. I also have subbed in the viola sections of all orchestras in the area.
Hey! I'm Kiara Ana and I'm a professional violist and violinist based in Los Angeles. Does your song need a little bit of live string love? Perhaps just one haunting line? Or stacks of sweeping orchestral lines? Maybe you don't know what it could use, but you think strings might be the answer? Let's chat, be creative and get strings on your song!
I've been handpicked by conductors of the San Francisco Symphony and London Symphony to be a concertmaster, soloist and leader. I have over a decade of studio and session experience, so when you hire me, you're getting the best possible session player. Very well versed in all genres including pop, rock, indie, jazz, classical, hip-hop, rap, folk.
I am a Russian violinist, Berklee Alumni and the winner of numerous international competitions who performs/arranges/composes music in many different styles. My experience includes performing and recording strings for songs, fashion shows, adverts, games and films. Working as an online musician for 4 years and have done more than 400 sessions.
I offer professional high quality recordings of Violin, Viola and String ensembles, relatively fast and for a good price. Vast experience in Studios with some Cult Bands like Sopor Aeternus, Carach Angren, Falkenbach and more. As i am a new member of sound better, i will offer the few first recordings in a discounted price.
I've been arranging strings since I was a kid. I have a home studio here in Nashville, TN. I play all four classical string instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass). I started doing that because I didn't have anyone else to play it for me where I grew up. So I became my own string section. I can be your string section too.
Hey, I'm Roni, I play violin, viola and cello. I'm offerring live strings recordings from my home studio, frequently overdubbing the parts to get the 'ensemble' sound. If you don't have arrengement/ score for the strings, you can leave it up to me to make the suitable arrengement for your track. Great for artists & producers of any style. Cheers
Hi, I'm Sofia Fontana. I am an online session violinist, violist and arranger, I've been playing violin for over 20 years and I want to help you make an amazing record. Together, we can bring your music to life. Let's make something awesome!
My name is Alan Keary and I am a string specialist and arranger with over 8 years of experience. I'm a multi - instrumentalist who can play violin, viola, cello & double bass. I write everything from traditional string arrangements to unique sonics using spring reverbs and analogue delays.
Concertmaster of Folk Orchestra of Santa Barbara, I have been playing for almost 40 years. Classically trained at Oberlin Conservatory and Florida State University, but fluent in many styles, and able to improvise.
I am a professional violin player ,I Played in the ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN ENGLAND WITH NIGEL KENNEDY IN 2013. I play with the arab idols (mohammad assaf and yacoub shaheen and carmen soulyman). I play most of music styles like: Classical,oriental,Turkish,Arabic,gypsy,indian,jazz,rock,pop And more .
Dubbed the “Hookmeister” by one California Bay Area recording engineer, Laurel’s knack for framing the tone of an album and creating infectious melodies has saved more than one client’s song from the chopping block.
Over the past 8 years he has recorded and toured with Regina Spektor, Judy Collins and Interpol's Paul Banks, appearing on their most recent albums and concert broadcasts from around the world. Yoed Nir appears on more than 1000 albums worldwide as a cellist and/or arranger.
Utility musician (violin, fiddle, mandolin, acoustic guitar). String arrangements (violin, octave violin, viola). Performed with Lana Del Rey, Carrie Underwood, Hayes Carll, Glenn Frey, Maddie and Tae, Eric Paslay, Cracker. Recorded for Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae, Cracker, Kasey Chambers, Shane Nicholson, Kate Miller-Heidke
I'm a Nashville singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. As a classically trained violinist, I love composing unique string arrangements. Whether it's lush beds, an effected stab or a fiddle run, strings can really make your track stand out. I'm also proficient at acoustic and electric guitar and can provide rhythm and solo parts.
Hi! I am an expert violinist and violist with 35 years performance experience in settings ranging from classical symphonies to experimental chamber music to improvising with electronic DJs. I have played numerous string sessions in The Studio of Larry Gold for R&B, rock and pop music. For the last 15 years I have also composed my own music.
With Sim's String Sessions you get the whole package. I can record, write and arrange strings for you! From solo string lines to full lush string sections, I'm here to help you find the perfect string sound to add to your work. I'm a professional violinist/violist who loves to bring performance into the studio and provides a sound like no other.
I arrange and record real strings for your film music, pop or Hip hop production. REAL and UNIQUE. Within 24 hours. Unlimited revisions. My clients range from the biggest Hollywood Film Studios to Songwriters, Bands and Beat Producers.
Hi friend! I'm a full-time fiddler/violinist, vocalist and string arranger. I most often work in the Americana and indie-folk-pop realm, but I've also collaborated with artists ranging from metal to hip hop to jazz. I love tastefully supporting a vocal, and I also love shredding a solo--whatever the song needs. Let's work together!
I'm a remote session string player (violin, viola and cello) with 30 years album, TV, film and video game soundtrack experience, including work for award winning composers Richard G Mitchell (Royal Society of television), David Mitcham (Emmy) and Ian Livingstone (Ivor Novello).
I am a vertuosic strings specialist that is able to record a violin/violin, guitar or piano line to fit your style of music. If you need help creating or producing a song, I am also very skillful in creating hip-hop/pop/rock/electronic beats. Working with me, I'll make sure your song is fire.
With almost 20 years of study and 10 years working professionally, I've learned to not just play the song, but to serve the song and bring out it's best qualities. I've also learned how to take my recordings and replicate them live through tasteful use of effects and looping, so you can have "that sound" on tour as well as in the studio.
"Johnny is one of those musicians whose level of vocation and excellence makes you realize that your decision not to pursue a career as a serious player was definitely the right one You've either got it, or you haven't. Sadly in my case I haven't..... Johnny most certainly has!" Sean Kenny Owner at Ten21 studios Kent, UK
I am a classically trained violinist who specializes in creating boundless and unique string parts and arrangements for rock and roll, classical, dance, hip hop and avant pop. I have a BA from the University of California Los Angeles in Ethnomusicology. I record and tour with P!nk and the Foo Fighters and I produce and record at my studio.
String recording and arranging with Christian Howes. Affordable remote string recording, arranging, and production. We are a team of players who provide live string sections on recordings for a fraction of the standard cost.
Contributing Grammy Award Winning Composer, BMI Pop Award Winning Writer, and Orchestral Arranger that has worked with industry leaders such as Kesha, Macklemore, Judy Collins, Sony BMG, as well as film scores, TV scores, and commercials with Corbin Bernsen, Kris Kristofferson, Bruce Dern, Denise Richards, Grey's Anatomy, and Bob's Burgers.
Hi there. I’m Michael Cleveland. I specialize in Bluegrass, country and gospel music. If you are looking for fiddle/violin, acoustic guitar, mandolin, or banjo, you’ve come to the right place! I have performed and recorded with artists such as Rhonda Vincent, Vince Gill, Allison Krauss and my band, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper.
I am a classically trained violinist and received a Bmus Hons from the RNCM. After this, I pursued my dream of becoming a mixer and music producer by studying at Berklee. I specialize in mixing and alternative electronic productions. To demonstrate this, you can listen to my new act 'ANIMA!' that has received over 95k downloads on iTunes.
I attended Berklee College of Music from 2008-2010 and graduated with a degree in Songwriter with a principle instrument in electric bass. After school I moved to Los Angeles and worked as a session and touring bass player for five years. In 2015 I moved to Nashville to pursue a career as an artist and songwriter.
Marco Valentino is a professional composer, musician and producer, born in Alghero, Italy. Plays violin, viola, piano and synthesizers, vocals, guitars, Arab lutes and percussion. Works as a orchestral composer and strings arranger. Has composed and produced music for Mercedes Benz, BMW and Greenpeace adverts and various soundtracks.