Sally is a versatile violinist and electric violinist who enjoys playing an eclectic mix of genres and styles from classical to commercial pop, house, RnB, jazz, latin and folk music. A high-impact performer, Sally interacts with the crowd, and has thrilled audiences worldwide with her ability to combine choreography and improvisation into performances. Based in London, she is available for corporate events, weddings, parties, DJ sets, session work, tours, and recordings.
Sally has been classically-trained on the violin since the age of 3 and was educated at Oxford University before gaining a Distinction in her Masters in Violin Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Sally now plays electric violin in London, throughout the UK, and around the world, as a soloist as well as in live acts which include High On Heels, Silken Strings, and Lumina the Laser Violinist. She has performed at venues such as The O2 Arena, Cardiff Millennium Stadium, The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Arena, Hammersmith Apollo, The Sporting Club Monaco, and The Roundhouse. Performances have taken her around the world to places such as Bermuda, Qatar, Monaco, Bahrain, Thailand, Malaysia and Macau, as well as regular tours throughout Europe.
Sally has a wealth of experience performing for celebrities at events such as the UEFA Cup Final Dinner, ExxonMobil Tennis Gala Dinner, football conferences, fashion launches, and VIP weddings. Recent clients include Alexander McQueen, Vogue, Jaguar, MINI, Sergio Rossi, Swarovski, Aquascutum, Dell, Nina Naustdal and London Fashion Week. Playing over DJ sets, Sally has performed at many private parties, opening sets for artists such as Jessie J, Madness, Bob Sinclair, and has jammed with legendary producer Timbaland.
As a backing violinist, Sally has performed alongside some of the UK's biggest artists such as Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, John Newman, Rita Ora, Sigma, FKA Twigs, Don Broco, Alfie Boe and Russell Watson. Television performance credits include The BBC Music Awards, Britain's Got Talent, Strictly Come Dancing, Top of the Pops, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, QVC, and The X Factor to name a few.
Sally plays a Ted Brewer clear perspex LED electric violin, a silver marble Bridge electric violin, and a silver Violectra electric violin
For more about Sally, her upcoming events, galleries and contact information visit www.sallypotterton.co.uk or visit her on her social media pages below: