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Strings By Nancy

​​​Nancy has worked with many diverse and talented artists/bands!
Nancy is always open to working with other groups and creative artists. Her experience includes work in music for film scores, recordings, live performances with small and large ensembles, and bands of all kinds. She's had experience arranging and writing parts for strings. She has been blessed to have studied with the following mentors who have been instrumental in shaping her technique and bringing out her artistry. She recently finished working on recording a full length classical violin/piano album with original music composed by John Stallworth for his album "Attributes of God" released in December, 2018.

​​​​​​​​Classical | Rock | Pop | Fiddle | World | Jazz | Electronic | Improvisation 
Multi String Instrumentalist:​ Violin,Viola and Cello  | String Arranging /Composition | Live Performance
Film and Commercial On set Coach​ | Music Instruction  | Musician Contracting Specialist for all events! 




Studied under

Chelain Stevenson---violinist in the Phoenix Symphony
Dr. Phyllis Skoldberg---former professor of violin at Arizona State University and student of pedagogy, Ivan Galamian
Dr. Frank Spinosa--former professor of violin at Arizona State University
Dr. Katie Mclin--professor of violin at Arizona State University
Sandra Kott--professor of violin at Berklee College of Music
Mimi Rabson--professor of violin at Berklee College of Music
William Terwilliger--performing violinist
Laura Park--former violinist in the Boston SymphonyPast bands & artists include playing with...

Singer/Songwriters/Instrumentalists
Michael Addison (LA)

Dan Akira (LA)

Masha Balovlenkov (LA)
Ceci Bastida (LA)
Jello Biafra from the Dead Kennedeys (click for video)
Biovo (SF)
Matt Campbell (Chicago)
John Craige (SF) (click for sound sample)
Nura Creitz (LA)
Nader Diya (SF) 
Kevin Earnest (LA)
Pasquale Esposito (SF)
Eric Fraser (NYC)
Jesse Glick (LA)
Aidan Hawken (SF)
Judson (LA)
Kishibashi (GA) (click for sound samples)
Matthew Teardrop from Manhattan Murder Mystery (LA)
Derek Jameson (SF)
Mia and Jonah (SF)

Joel Lager (LA)

Courtney Love (LA)
Kama Sutures (LA)
Savannah Lack (SF)
Angela Leo (LA)
Alison Mosshart from The Kills
Tom Sean Mullaney (SF)
Putnam Murdock (SF)
Ron Morris (NYC)
Linda Perry (LA)

Mod Hippie (LA)
Roger Rocha (SF)
Billy Schafer (SF) (click for video)
Michael Sempert (LA) (click for sound sample)

John Stallworth (LA)
Tim Smart (LA)

Jennie Vee (LA)
Evan Rachel Wood (LA) (click for video)
Robbie Williams (click for video)
James Williamson from Iggy and the Stooges

Bands
Alma Sangre (LA)

American Tomahawk (LA)
Blue Rabbit (SF)
The Body Rampart (LA)
Escalator Hill (LA)
The Feed (SF)
George Cole Quintet (SF)
Grey Eastern (LA)
Hurry Death (LA)
GUSTER (SF)
That Dog (LA)
The Hammertoes (PHX) (click for sound samples)
Hazerfan(SF)

Hellogoodbye (LA)

H.E.R. (LA)
Honeydew (SF)
Irish Goodbye (LA)

Islands (LA)
Karpov (SF)
Los Vinos (NYC) (click for sound samples)
Manhattan Murder Mystery (LA)
Mavrik (LA)

The Dears (Canada)
The Monotones (PHX)

Moonhoney (LA)
Next Level Sh*% (SF) 
Paula Kelley Band (NYC)
Sons of Jack (LA)

Streetlight Manifesto (NJ)

Tar and Flowers (LA)
Varona (SF)
Vaud and the Villains (LA)
Vinyl Soul (LA)
Whiskey Sunday (LA)







Appearances, Film, Television Sessions and Film (Music)
Violist on Robbie Williams "Go Gently" music video 
Composer and performer of 'Five Day Weekend' opening music for the film, Holiday Road 2011
Performer of violin and viola for Silas Hite's original music for Sims 2017
Violinist on artist NORO's music video "Father and Daughter" 2017
Performer of violin, viola, and some cello for Silas Hite's original music for Netflick's Show "Chef's Table" 2014
Violinist on CW Network's 'Hart of Dixie' season 2 episode 9, entitled “Sparks Fly” (soundtrack) Dec 2012
Violinist on Planet World Soundtrack scored by Zachary Ross 2011
Violinist for Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash (Wedding and Cocktail Event) 2011
Violinist on Battle of TLC's the Wedding Planners Season #1 Episode 1 2010
Violinist on Battle of TLC's Wedding Designers Season #1 Episode 1 2010
Violinist on "Threshold"-short film by Vincent Labriola 2009

Symphony Orchestras

CMG Recording (LA)
Astoria Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
Musica Bella (NYC)
Oakland East Bay Symphony (SF)
Park Avenue Chamber Symphony (NYC)
Punk Rock Orchestra (SF)

Instrumental
The Elationists (SF)-An interesting art project she was involved in; she dressed up in period garb and played the Stroh violin.
Craig Megory (NYC)
Jascha Ephraim Memorial Library (SF)
Tyson (SF) 

Recording Work
-Rock-
Alma Sangre's album 2015 Violin and cello tracks 
Dan Akira's album 2016 Violin, viola, and cello tracks
Michael Sempert's album 2015 Violin tracks
Ceci Bastida's album 2013 Violin and cello tracks
Birds and Batteries (SF) Violin with string quartet
Aidan Hawken (SF) All violin tracks with string quartet
We Is Shore Dedicated (SF) Track 1 violin
Kama Sutures (LA) Album 2015. All violin, viola and cello tracks


-Religious-

John Stallworth (LA) 2018 All violin tracks on "Attributes of God"


-Folk- 
Escalator Hill (LA) All violin, viola and cello tracks
Escalator Hill (LA) All fiddle tracks
Sophomore Album Release Scheduled for 2013 (no album cover at this time)
John Craigie (SF) All violin and cello tracks
Matt Campbell (Chicago) All fiddle tracks
Album Release Scheduled for 2013
(no album cover at this time)

-Tributes- 
Mars Volta arranged by Mocha Ishibashi (NY) All viola tracks

-Electronic/Hip Hop- 
Kingston and Young (SF) All violin tracks
Mavrik Empire (LA) Select hip hop violin tracks (no album cover)
G Koop (SF) Select hip hop violin tracks (no album cover)

-Pop- 
Hellogoodbye (LA) violin, viola, and cello tracks. 2017 "S' Only Natural"

Kishi Bashi (LA) violin 2016 "Sonderlust"
Billy Schafer (SF) All violin and mandolin tracks, also arranging credits

Mod Hippie (LA) violin 2017 "Big Wow"

-Eclectic- 
The Hammertoes (PHX) All violin tracks
Varona (SF) Track 2 violin
Varona (SF) Violin Tracks Album Release Scheduled for 2013 (no album cover at this time) 

Performances at the following venues 
(this list is certainly outdated and does not include current venues)

AZ:
Red's Restaurant at Sedona Rouge
The Lost Leaf
The Rogue Bar

CA: 
Alameda Elk's Club 
Amnesia 
Annie's Social Club 
Bar Lubitsch
Basement Tavern
Bayshore Boathouse 
Beale Street Bar and Grill 
Blue Rock Shoot 
Blank Club 
Blondie's 
Bootleg Bar

Bootleg Theater
Brick and Mortar Music Hall
Cafe Du Nord 
California State University Fullerton
Canvas Gallery 
Casey's Irish Pub
Cat Club
Central SAPD
Clarion Alley 
Club Feral 
De Young Museum 
Delancy Street 
Downtown Independent (played Slamdance Film Festival launch party)
Eagle Tavern 
El Rio 
Edinburgh Castle 
Egyptian Theater Courtyard
Fillmore's Poster Room (played Poster Room on the following main stage performances: Blue October, Pete Yorn, Smashing Pumpkins, Violent Femmes, Local Natives, Big Head Todd, and Black Crowes)
Harbin Hot Springs 
Hi Hat
Hollywood Forever's Masonic Lodge
Honey Badger Cafe
Hotel Cafe
Hotel Utah 
House of Shields
Hyatt Regency Union Square 
Intersection of the Arts 
Joint (The) 
King King
Kitchen 868 
LaBrie's Lounge
Largo
Last Day Saloon 
Lit Lounge 
London Hotel (The) 
Lot One Cafe
Makeout Room 
Marriot Hotel 
Mezzanine 
Michael's Pub
Million Fishes Art Collective 
Mission Cultural Center 
Music Box (The)
Neimen Marcus 
O'Reilly's Holy Grail 
Oakland Metro 
One Eyed Gypsy
Paul Gleason Theater
Paradise (The) 
Paramount Theater 
Pistol Pete's 
Rickshaw Stop
Revolution Cafe 
Rock It Room 
San Anselmo Playhouse 
San Jose Tapestry Arts Festival (2007) 
Santa Clara Convention Center 
Satellite (formally Spaceland)
Silverlake Lounge
Silverlake Green Fair
Slim's 
Stanford University 
St. Francis Hotel 
The Copper Door
The Echo
The Sunset Marquis Hotel
The Terrace
The Uptown 
12 Galaxies 
Viper Room 
UC Berkeley 
Velou Rouge Cafe 
Villains Tavern
Warfield 
Weinstein Gallery 

CT:
Cafe Nine

DE:
World Cafe

MA:
Amazing Things
First Parish Church of Newbury

MI:
Foundry Hall
Garden Theater
Howmet Playhouse
Traverse City Opera House

NJ:
Trumpets

NV:
The Beat Coffeehouse and REcords
The Freakin' Frog

NY: 
Alice Tully Hall (Lincoln Center) 
Bowery Mission 
Bowery Poetry Club 
C-Note 
Cutting Room 
Downtime 
Freddy's Bar and Backroom 
Hudson Opera House
Irving Plaza 
Knitting Factory 
National Arts Club 
Nuyorican Cafe 
Pete's Candy Store
Princess Cruiselines 
Regis Hotel 
Satalla 
Sportsman's Tavern
Sweet Cafe 
Weill Hall (Carnegie Hall) 

OH:
Barking Spider

PA:
Landhaven
Sellersville Theater