Strings By Nancy

​​​​​​​​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! 



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Shows and Events from 2011-2019


2019 Shows and Events 

January 29, 2019 Recording session on violin with CMG orchestra for film trailer music for Sencit Music.


January 31, 2019 Recording session on violin with CMG orchestra for Super Bowl 2019 promo with Magic Johnson. 


February 5, 2019 Recording session on viola with H.E.R. for 2019 Grammys..


February 26, 2019 Fiddle with Tar and Flowers at Skinny's in Hollywood


March 3, 2019 Fiddle with Tar and Flowers at Harvard and Stone, Los Angeles


March 16, 2019 Fiddle with Hollywood St. Patrick's Pup Crawl


March 29, 2019 Cello with Music Tracing Ensemble at Taschen Gallery in Los Angeles, CA


April 12, 2019 Private engagement with John Stallworth in Fontana, CA


May 18, 2019 Viola with CMG Orchestra supporting Streetlight Manifesto for their last show of their Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution (BOAR) tour at the Dolby Theater, Hollywood, CA


May 19, 2019 Violin with orchestra for opera competition at Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles, CA


May 27, 2019 Violin with Tar and Flowers at the Satellite in Los Angeles, CA


​June 6, 2019 Violin for private wedding in Silverlake, CA


July 15, 2019 Violin Soundbath with YogabyLeah at Heartbeat House in Los Angeles, CA


August 3, 2019 Violin Soundbath with YogabyLeah at Heartbeat House in Los Angeles, CA


August 31, 2019 Private wedding with acoustic guitarist in downtown Los Angeles, CA


October 12, 2019 Private wedding ceremony with string quartet in Los Angeles, CA


October 19, 2019 Private wedding reception with string quartet in Los Angeles, CA


November 1, 2019 Private wedding ceremony with string trio in Los Angeles, CA


 

2018 Shows and Events

March 2, 2018 Violin with string quartet at Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, CA with Murray Lightburn from The Dears.


March 3, 2018 Violin with acoustic guitar for private wedding in Los Angeles, CA


​March 17, 2018 Violin for The Hollywood Crawl of Fame II; playing violin with a small group of musicians for the St. Patty's Day Parade peforming at 7 bars including MiniBar, Ever Bar, Lost Property, Sunset & Vinyl, Parker Room, Sassafras Saloon, and The Three Clubs.


​April 21, 2018 Violin and Cello-improvising with live band for a musical at YogaWorks Hollywood; "Healing Retreat" 


May 9, 2018 Recording Session on violin in Hollywood, CA-private


May 10, 2018 Violin and Cello-Only featured live performer at the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce After Dark Business Mixer at Noor in Pasadena, CA.


July 2, 2018 Violin at private funeral event at Forest Lawn, Los Angeles CA.


July 27, 2018 Violin and viola session work with Michael Sempert, Los Angeles, CA.


August 11, 2018 Violin for private wedding at McCormick Ranch in Camarillo, CA


​August 23, 2018 Violin with artist, Kishibashi and string quartet at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA


September 13, 2018 Violin with Matthew Teardrop at private location, Los Angeles, CA


​September 30, 2018 Violin at private wine tasting event in Echo Park, CA.


October 27, 2018 Violin at private wedding at Quail Ranch in Simi Valley, CA


October 29, 2018 Session on Violin with composer, John Stallsworth "Attributes of God"


November 17, 2018 5 p.m. Violin with orchestra at Vallejo Drive Church in Glendale, CA


November 27, 2018 Recording Session on violin at the Sony Pictures Scoring Stage in Culver City, CA for CMG Music Recording


December 22, 2018 Violin at Central Christian Church evening holiday service 


December 23, 2018 Violin at Central Christian Church morning holiday service 


December 24, 2018 Violin Central Christian Church afternoon holiday service


​December 24, 2018 Clairvaux Catholic Parish evening mass



2017 Shows and Events

January 7, 2017 Violin with Vinyl Soul at Bon Vivant Cafe and Marketplace in Los Angeles, CA


January 7, 2017 Violin with Matthew Teardrop Orchestra at Lot One Cafe in Los Angeles, CA


February 23, 2017 Exclusive performer at Noor invite-only Bridal Show in Pasadena, CA


March 22, 2017 Recording session on violin and viola for music to the latest Sims videogame.


March 26, 2017 Play violin with Matthew Teardrop Orchestra for BUSted! True L.A. Non Motorists' Stories! 3rd Anniversary! At Stories Books and Cafe in Los Angeles, CA


April 8, 2017 Private Wedding on violin in Los Angeles


May 13, 2017 Violin with Irish Goodbye at Lot One Cafe in Los Angeles


June 5, 2017 Violin with Moonhoney at the Echoplex for their June residency in Los Angeles


June 15, 2017 Violin with Masha Balovlenkov for EP release at Monk Space in Los Angeles


July 6, 2017 Violin on artist, NORO's music video "Father and Daughter" in Los Angeles


July 8, 2017 Cello with Courtney Love (with Jennie Vee) at Lippsla agency launch at Dream Hotel in Hollywood, CA


September 5, 2017 Recording session on violin, viola, and cello with artist, HelloGoodbye for their latest album.


September 26, 2017 Recording session on violin and viola for music to an upcoming Netflix show (coming out in 2018).


October 11, 2017 Violin with production of New York in Chains at the Rose in Pasadena, CA


October 11, 2017 Violin for Bizkit's latest music video in Los Angeles, CA


October 15, 2017 Private Wedding in Malibu, CA


November 7, 2017 Recording on violin and viola with artist, HelloGoodbye for their latest album (continued from September session).​


​December 8, 2017 Cello with American Tomakawk at the HiHat in Los Angeles, CA.


December 17, 2017 Recording session on violin, viola and cello for music to an upcoming commercial.


2016 Shows and Events
January 20, 2016 Recording session on violin for The Body Rampant's latest album

January 29, 2016 House show with Dakota McCune on violin in Los Angeles, CA

February 19th 2016 Private funeral in Los Angeles, CA

March 23, 2016 Recording session on violin, viola, and cello for Dan Akira's latest album

March 25, 2016 Playing violin with loops for YAS downtown yoga for athletes class in Los Angeles, CA


April 9, 2016 House show with Nashville Brothers on violin in Los Angeles, CA

April 12, 2016 Recording session on violin for Michael Sempert 

May 20, 2016 Show with Joel Lager at the Mint in Los Angeles, CA


May 29, 2016 Private Wedding on violin at Hudson Loft in Los Angeles, CA


July 25, 2016 Show with Nashville Brothers on violin at Redwood Bar in Los Angeles, CA


August 4, 2016 Show with Matthew Teardrop on violin at Lot One Cafe in Los Angeles


December 2, 2016 Show with Islands on violin at Hollywood Forever's Masonic Lodge


December 10, 2016 Private 1940's Themed Party on violin in Los Angeles, CA 


December 27, 2016 Top Space on violin with Matthew Teardrop Los Angeles, CA



2015 Shows and Events
January 10, 2015 Recording session on cello and violin with Silas Hite

January 16, 2015 with James Williamson (Iggy and the Stooges) for his CD release with Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) and Alison Mosshart (The Kills) at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, CA

February 5, 2015 with James Williamson (Iggy and the Stooges) on the Carson Daly Show on NBC with Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) in Los Angles, CA.

February 17, 2015 with violin trio for for Wilco Tribute with Jerry Borge at the Satellite in Los Angeles, CA

February 26, 2015 with James Williamson (Iggy and the Stooges) on the Carson Daly Show on NBC with Alison Mosshart (The Kills) in Los Angeles, CA.

March 29th, 2015 Recording session on cello and violin for the band, Kama Sutures

April 19th, 2015 Show with Tim Smart at Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, CA

May 1st, 2015 Private Wedding Ceremony and Reception at the South Coast Botanical Gardens

June 21, 2015 Solo violin for private pre engagement party in Chatsworth, CA.

July 28, 2015 Recording session on violin with Michael Sempert

August 9, 2015 Playing violin for private wedding reception with DJ at Hilton LAX

September 6, 2015 Session for Chris Rondinella at Eastwest Studios, Hollywood, CA

September 12, 2015 Solo violin for private wedding at Women's Twentieth Century Club in Eaglerock, CA

October 2, 2015 Playing violin for private wedding reception with DJ at Bellaire Banquet Hall 

October 6, 2015 Playing violin with Kevin Brennan at 55 Degree Wine in Atwater Villlage, CA

November 21, 2015 Playing violin with the UkeLAday Janes at the Lost Night in Los Angeles, CA

December 1st Recording session on violin for Kishibashi in Los Angeles, CA

2014 Shows and Events
January 21, 2014 with string quartet for Lou Reed tribute with Jerry Borge at the Satellite in Los Angeles, CA

February 1, 2014 with string quartet for private bar mitzvah at Luxe Hotel, in Hollywood, CA

February 11, 2014 solo violin for a 30th wedding anniversary party in Los Angeles, CA

May 10th, 2014 with string quartet 4 Non Blondes, Mila Jovovich & Evan Rachel Wood for An Evening With Women event, Los Angeles, CA 

May 20th, 2014 solo violin for private Medical Home Center Management event in Beverly Hills 

May 31st, 2014 solo violin improv with dance for ONE Night: EZTV, LA ACM SIGGRAPH, and Digital Art in West Hollywood, CA

June 7th, 2014 solo violin for private wedding in Prescott, AZ

June 26th, 2014 playing a few tunes with Ceci Bastida and band for her CD release at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, CA

June 27th, 2014 playing violin with Scotty Grand and the Ben Leathers Orchestra at the W Hotel in Hollywood, CA

July 26th, 2014 playing violin with acoustic group for a theater reading of "Oregon Trail" (the game) at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, CA 

July 28th, 2014 playing solo violin for private funeral service at Forest Lawn in Hollywood, CA
November 21st, 2014 playing violin with Light FM at Silverlake Lounge in Los Angeles, CA

December 13, 2014 Recorded violin, viola and some cello for composer, Silas Hite's original music for Netflicks show "Chef's Table" 

December 18th, 2014 playing violin with Hurry Death in Vaucluse Lounge in Hollywood, CA

December 27th, 2014 playing violin for private 50th birthday party at the Gardens of Paradise in Santa Clarita, CA


December 30th, 2014 playing violin for private 80th birthday party at Castaway Restaurant in Burbank, CA

2013 Shows and Events
January 1st, 2013 Surprise wedding proposal on the streets of Old Pasadena, location privateJanuary 3rd, 2013 8 p.m. All Star Lanes with Kevin Brennan (music with comedy)

January 9th, 2013 Featured Artist Taping for relaunch of Myspace.com with Whiskey Sunday

January 17th, 2013 Taix French Restaurant 12 a.m. with Matthew Teardrop Orchestra

January 19th-20th, 2013 Recording with Kan Wakan

January 29th, 2013 Bar Lubitsch 8:30 p.m. with Kevin Brennan from Irish Goodbye

January 31st, 2013 Room 5 Lounge 10 p.m. with Nura Creitz

February 6th, 2013 10 p.m. at Lot One Cafe with Judson and with Matthew Teardrop Orchestra

February 7th, 2013 9 p.m. at Ireland's 32 with Whiskey Sunday

February 9th, 2013 Private wedding ceremony & cocktail hour at Pacific Palms Resort Hotel City of Industry, CA

February 14th 9 p.m. at Martyrs (Chicago, IL) with Vaud & The Villians  

February 15th 8 p.m. at The Philmore (Fort Wayne, IN) with Vaud & The Villians  

February 16th Private Event in Fort Wayne, IN with Vaud & The Villians  

February 18th, 2013 at Silverlake Lounge 8 p.m. with Escalator Hill for Wires in the Walls Residency

February 21st, 2013 9 p.m. at Molly Malone's with Whiskey Sunday

February 23rd, 2013 Recording session on violin, viola, and cello for Emily Kyle with producer Dane Diamond

March 13th, 2013 a private show at Windsor Manor retirement center with Whiskey Sunday

March 17th, 2013 Saint Patricks Day Marathon for Nancy! Private event with Escalator Hill (acoustic) at Wattles Farm in Hollywood, CA, then Villains Tavern from 5-6:30 p.m.

March 23rd, 2013 Recording session on violins for Ariel Merschon

March 27, 2013 9:30 p.m. at Taix with Judson

March 29th, 2013 8 p.m. All Star Lanes with Kevin Brennan (music with comedy)

April 13th, 2013 Private Wedding Reception at Taix in Echo Park, CA

April 28th, 2013 12:00 p.m. with Millions at Space 15 Twenty

May 4th, 2013 10 p.m. at Lot 1 Cafe with Judson and band

May 6th, 2013 10 p.m. at Los Globos with Judson and band

May 9th, 2013 11:30 p.m. at Taix with Judson and band

May 14th, 2013 10 p.m. Bar Lubitsch with Irish Goodbye

May 25th, 2013 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Improvising with various DJs at a private gala  

May 30th, 2013 TBA at Taix with College Kids

June 8th, 2013 Private Wedding Reception; Brand Park in Glendale, CA

June 11th, 2013 9 p.m. Malo Restaurant with Kevin Brennan 

June 19th, 2013 Recording session on cello for singer and keyboardist, Kim Haden

June 20th, 2013 Filming with basketball stars, Iman Shumpert and Aaron Jackson for a Relativity Sports Media promotional video.

June 29th, 2013 Private Wedding Reception; Malibou Mountain Lake Club in Agoura Hills CA

July 2nd, 2013 10 p.m. Bar Lubitsch with Liza Oppenheimer 

August 5th, 2013 8 p.m. Hollywood Musicland show with Grey Eastern in Los Angeles, CA

August 5th, 2013 11 p.m. Pehrspace with Manhattan Murder Mystery in Los Angeles, CA

August 14th, 2013 9 p.m. Witzend in Venice, CA with Grey Eastern

August 17th, 2013 2:10 p.m. Echoplex in Los Angeles, CA with Manhattan Murder Mystery as part of Echo Park Rising 

August 17th, 2013 3:00 p.m. Vlad The Retailer in Los Angeles, CA with Manhattan Murder Mystery as part of Echo Park Rising

August 26th, 2013 10:30 p.m. Ye Rustic Inn in Los Angeles, CA with Matthew Teardrop

September 2, 2013 Recording session with Cecilia Bastida on cello and violin

October 4th, 2013 Music video shoot playing viola with Robbie Williams

October 12th, 2013 6:30 p.m. Playing solo hip hop violin for private bar mitzvah at North Ranch Country Club, in Westlake CA

October 12th, 2013 10 p.m. Echo Country Outpost in Los Angeles, CA with Matthew Teardrop

November 5th, 2013 9 p.m. Lot One Cafe with Irish Goodbye 

November 26th, 2013 9:30 p.m. Bar Lubitsch with Irish Goodbye

December 12, 2013 7-9 p.m. Private Holiday Party

December 18, 2013 Recording session with Liza Oppenheimer


2012 Shows and Events

January 2nd, 2012 Barking Spider, Cleveland OH with George Cole Quintet

January 4th, 2012 Sportsman’s Tavern, Buffalo, NY with George Cole Quintet

January 5th, 2012 World Cafe, Wilmington, DE with George Cole Quintet

January 6th, 2012 Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA with George Cole Quintet

January 7th, 2012 Landhaven, Barto PA  with George Cole Quintet

January 8th, 2012 Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY with George Cole Quintet

January 11th, 2012 Bill Green's Maine (TV show WSCH Portland ME) with George Cole Quintet

January 13th, 2012 Cafe Nine, New Haven, CT with George Cole Quintet

January 16th, 2012 Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY with George Cole Quintet

January 19th, 2012 Trumpets, NJ with George Cole Quintet

January 20th, 2012 Amazing Things, Framingham MA with George Cole Quintet

January 21st, 2012 First Parish Church of Newbury, Newbury MA with George Cole Quintet

January 23rd, 2012 Central SAPC, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill 

February 4th, 2012 10:00 p.m. Casey's Irish Pub, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

February 13th, 2012 8:30 p.m.  Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

February 24th, 2012 10:30 p.m. The Freakin' Frog, Las Vegas, NV with Escalator Hill

February 25th, 2012 The Beat Coffeehouse and Records, Las Vegas, NV with Escalator Hill

March 3rd, 2012 The Echo 5:30 p.m. EARLY ALL AGES SHOW!, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

March 3rd, 2012 Lot One Cafe 9 p.m. Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

March 8th, 2012 6 p.m. Fillmore's Poster Room Main stage, Punch Brothers, San Francisco, CA with Escalator Hill

March 10th, 2012 6 p.m. Fillmore's Poster Room Main stage, Railroad Earth, San Francisco, CA with Escalator Hill

March 11th, 2012 Hotel Utah, San Francisco, CA with Escalator Hill

March 17th, 2012 Honey Badger Cafe-acoustic show, Alhambra, CA with Escalator Hill

March 28th, 2012  8:00 p.m. The Terrace, Pasadena, CA with Escalator Hill

March 29th, 2012 11 p.m. The Copper Door, Santa Ana, CA with Escalator Hill

April 3rd, 2012 9 p.m. Bootleg Bar, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

April 11th, 2012 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. afternoon show California State University Fullerton-Becker Amphitheater with Escalator Hill

April 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Largo, Los Angeles, CA with That Dog 

April 28th, 2012 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. One Eyed Gypsy, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

April 29th, 2012 Time TBA Brick and Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA with 
Escalator Hill

May 11th, 2012 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. One Eyed Gypsy, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

May 19th, 2012 10 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Villains Tavern, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

June 18th, 2012 8 p.m. Cafe Du Nord, San Francisco, CA with Escalator Hill

June 23rd, 2012 Private Engagement with Escalator Hill

June 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, 2012 Escalator Hill July Residency at Casey's Irish Pub, Los Angeles, CA with Escalator Hill

August 24th, 2012 9:30 p.m. The Sunset Marquis Hotel, West Hollywood, CA with Jesse Glick 

October 4th, 2012 9:00 p.m. The Basement Tavern, Santa Monica, CA FINAL show with Escalator Hill

November 4th, 2012 8:00 p.m. The Mint, Los Angeles, CA with Vinyl Soul 

November 18th, 2012 8:00 p.m. The Room, Los Angeles, CA with Blinding Shadows (Michael Addison)

December 13th, 2012 8:00 p.m. The Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles, CA with Nura Creitz

December 15th, 2012 6:30 p.m. Sick City Records, Los Angeles, CA with Matthew Teardrop of Manhattan Murder Mystery

December 18th, 2012 8:00 p.m. Holiday Mixtape Swap and L.A. Zine Fest Fundraiser with Matthew Teardrop of Manhattan Murder Mystery

December 20th, 2012 6:30 p.m. Private Holiday Event


2011 Shows and Events
December 27th, 2011 Foundry Hall, South Haven MI with George Cole Quintet

December 29th, 2011 Traverse City Opera House, Traverse City MI with George Cole Quintet

December 29th, 2011 Garden Theatre, Frankfort MI with George Cole Quintet

December 30th, 2011 Howmet Playhouse, Whitehall, MI with George Cole Quintet

December 31st, 2011 Ionia “Prison Show”, Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility with George Cole Quintet

December 21st, 2011 Ionia Theatre, Ionia MI with George Cole Quintet

December 19th, 2011 Bootleg Bar, Los Angeles CA with Escalator Hill

December 13th, 2011 The Central, Santa Monica CA with Escalator Hill

December 8th, 2011 The Silverlake Lounge, Los Angeles CA with Escalator Hill

December 5th, 2011 The Central, Santa Monica CA with The Paula Kelley Orchestra

October 2011 with Doutful Guests in Hollywood, CA

October 16th, 2011 Private Wedding at LA Arboretum, Arcadia CA 

October 4th-25th 2011 The Central, Santa Monica CA Escalator Hill Residency 

September 24th, 2011 Hotel Cafe, Hollywood CA with Escalator Hill

August 30th, 2011 Villains, Los Angeles CA with Escalator Hill

August 10th, 2011 The Mint, Los Angeles CA with Escalator Hill

June-July 2011 Violinist for The Last Five Years musical at The Lounge 2 Theater in Hollywood, CA

June 2nd, 2011 Key Club, Hollywood CA with Vinyl Soul

May 28th, 2011 Violinist for Nicey Nash's Wedding Special for the TLC network in Malibu, CA

April 23rd, 2011 Silverlake Green Fair with Escalator Hill

April 13th and 14th, 2011 Largo in Hollywood, CA with That Dog

March 5th, 2011 Amnesia, San Francisco with We Is Shore Dedicated

February 20th 2011 Hollywood Studio Bar and Grill with Andrea Nittoli for Cabaret Idol

January 7th, 2011 Downtown Independent with Kevin Brennan