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Galina J is an exceptional electric violinist. Her musical flare and technical brilliance set her apart in the electric string genre. Aside from her mesmerising solo electric violin set, she provides leading edge performances by presenting her instrument in exciting and innovation new Speciality Acts – The Galaxy Dress and The Bubble/The Music Globe.
Galina J studied violin under Prof Farida Bacharova and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Performance from the University of Cape Town. During her professional career she has performed with numerous orchestras, chamber ensembles, fusion bands, dance productions and guested with some of the country’s top solo artists.
Galina J has composed music for bands, chamber ensembles and short films, and often works as a session recording artist.
A popular choice for varied audiences, Galina J has performed at numerous high profile and international events including concerts (Miss SA, Jazzathon, Jazz on the Rocks, Home For All, Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Woman of the Year, Nederburg Concert Series, Paul Cluver Forest Amphitheatre), fashion shows (Cape Town Fashion Week, Durban Fashion Week), sports events (J&B; Met, Durban July) launch parties and government functions.
Internationally she has performed at top events around the world including the Seychelles, Dubai, South Africa, London and Geneva (in The Bubble for Airbus).
‘Galina J is simply the best electric violinist I have ever worked with in the last 15 years – she adds a brilliance to every project she is involved in. What a privilege to work with such a warm, generous and truly exceptional artist. I can’t recommend her highly enough. She will make your event’. Carol Thorns, Red Cello Productions
★ Galina J is an exceptional performer who pushes the boundaries with her unique electric violin performances
★ Galina J has composed music for bands, chamber ensembles and short films
★ Has performed at top events around the world including the Seychelles, Dubai, South Africa, London and Geneva
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Here’s what Galina J – Solo Electric Violinist’s clients said:
Galina’s performance went down superbly – my clients are still raving about her. She has an incredible stage presence and her performance is so different to anything I have heard before- which makes her even more out of the ordinary. Great for a background vibe or to get the party started Candice Nethercott, Investec
We are so happy with the response from Galina’s performance over the 3 days – thank you for the huge role you played in the success of the Cape Town Whisky Live Festival! We really appreciate the all the EXTRA’s and hope you get LOTS of future gigs from the festival.
Whisky Festival (CTICC)
CODA and Galina Juritz were absolutely outstanding, everyone loved them.
Private Art Dinner for the Guggenheims
We want to thank you for your professionalism to date and will relook at this as an option for next year. You will all be missed. Every bit of success to you and the team….it was a real pleasure
Wish you the very best for the season.
Balducci’s Restaurant – V and A Waterfront (weekly residency)
The DMI team would like to say thank you to Galina J for her incredible performance. You were absolutely fabulous and the client has fallen in love with her sound. You were an absolute pleasure to work with – from your organisation to your positive attitude. Thank you for making the night spectacular
I wanted to say a HUGE HUGE thank you to you and your team for such an amazing performance on Friday evening. The ladies truly were AMAZING! The client was so so happy and basically said that this performance made his function and that they were the best part about it, so well done!
Ricki-Lee, Chocolate Orange Events, One and Only Hotel
Thank you for a fantastic show! Client was super happy. Hope to work with you again very soon. Delphine, The Grand Café and Beach
Galina J – Solo Electric Violinist’s Repertoire:
Classical and Classical Crossover:
Italian / Baroque Chamber Music (2 / 3 pieces)
Sia – Chandelier
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Coldplay – Paradise
Chainsmokers – Something Just Like This
Salima Gomez – Bad Liar
John Legend – Surefire
Vance Joy – Riptide
Sam Smith – Stay with Me
Rihanna – Stay
Liquideep – Alone
Norah Jones – Don’t know why
Cristina Perri – Thousand Years
Salima Gomez – Kill em with Kindness
Cesaria Evora – Nho Antone
Katy B – Next Thing
Aint’ no sunshine
Cry me a River
Cheek to Cheek
Buddah Bar numbers:
Gypsy-style violin music (Gotan Project and similar)
Galina J – Solo Electric Violinist’s Previous Clients:
Green Route Africa
The Fridge Dubai
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