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Lotta Virkkunen is a violinist and performer extraordinaire that's guaranteed to blow your mind!
Glam & Elegance
More Than Just a Violinist
As stunning as she is talented, this professionally trained musician has played all over the world, leading ensembles in the US as well as making an impression on the events industry with her memorable corporate entertainment and ceremony music performances.
Available to hire for your special occasion, you can guarantee that Lotta will add a touch of magic to your big day.
Trained at the Sibelius Academy in Finland, Irish World Academy and Cork School of Music, this highly skilled musician is a critically acclaimed performer. Having played with The Finnish Baroque Orchestra and Irish Baroque Orchestra, as well as headlining The Women Of Ireland show which toured throughout the USA and Europe, Lotta is a globally renowned string musician. She has played for the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and Sir Rod Steward and has performed with stars such as Shane Filan of Westlife and Daniel O Donnell to mention a few.
An extremely popular event performer, Lotta creates bespoke shows tailored to the specifications of each client. Performing a varied repertoire of classical, traditional, pop, jazz and rock music, she can cover everything from Irish folk tunes to the latest chart releases.
Whether you are looking for ambient corporate entertainment, a full show or tear jerking ceremony music, Lotta can provide the ultimate show to ensure that your big day goes down in history. Also able to be hired as part of a duo or an ensemble, she is always glamorously dressed and professional.
”I was born to perform music and entertain the audience. The greatest pleasure I get in life is from giving my audience an amazing experience, make them laugh and enjoy themselves, touch them, and bring out feelings and emotions. It’s all about having fun with every single person you are performing for!”
Lotta Virkkunen has established herself in both Finland and Ireland as one the most diverse violin players of her generation. Lotta has graduated as MA in Music Performance from the prestigious music schools Sibelius Academy in Finland and Cork School of Music in Cork, Ireland. She has also studied Irish traditional music at the Irish World Academy, Limerick.
Lotta is known for her effortless ability to improvise and play classical, traditional, pop, jazz and rock music fluently. She is a virtuosic and versatile player, who does not just play notes, but always brings genuine feeling to the music.
Lotta has performed well over 1000 events in her career so far in shows, corporate events, weddings, festivals and private functions. She has performed for example for the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and sir Rod Steward. She has worked with many other well known musicians such as Daniel O'Donnell and Shane Filan from Westlife. Lotta is also a sought after performer on TV and radio and was seen on stage in The Voice Of Ireland 2016 Finale with contestant Nigel O'Connell.
Lotta has performed in USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Poland and Austria.
Recently Lotta has worked as a lead fiddler and musical director in the world renowned show The Women Of Ireland touring in USA and Europe. She's been the leading lady in many other stage shows such as Dance Masters and Celtic Angels touring internationally. In 2014 she starred as a lead fiddle player in Gaelforce Dance touring in Europe. She has performed with numerous orchestras in Finland, Scandinavia and Ireland, i.e. The Finnish Baroque Orchestra and The Irish Baroque Orchestra.
As a professional violinist and having studied composing and arrangement with some of the leading composers in Finland, Lotta provides professional and high quality string arrangements for bands and other ensembles. She has worked with producers such as Gavin Glass (Lisa Hannigan) and Colm O Foghlú (Mairead Nesbitt) and has written music for over dozen Irish and Scandinavian published artists.
Perfect music for your perfect day!
Lotta is a professional wedding musician with hundreds of weddings under her belt.
She's specialized in luxury weddings and events and has performed all over Ireland, USA and the UK.
Lotta is your choice for elegance, glamour and poise not to forget beautiful and bespoke performance with music of Your choice.
Lotta provides music for ceremony, drinks reception, dinner and after party. Her diverse repertoire covers everything form classical wedding marches to latest chart hits and film music.
NIAMH & FRANKIE
“Hi Lotta, I just wanted to thank you so much for playing at our wedding in Druids Glen, you made the ceremony so special. I would 100% recommend you to anyone looking for a super talented musician for their wedding - you are amazing!"
CAROLINE & ROSS TAYLOR
“Hi Lotta, I just wanted to thank you so much for playing at our wedding in Druids Glen, you made the ceremony so special. I would 100% recommend you to anyone looking for a super talented musician for their wedding - you are amazing! Thanks again."
KILKENNY ORMONDE HOTEL
“Thank you Lotta, for your fantastic performance yesterday during the wedding drinks reception. Guests were absolutely amazed. Looking forward to have you again."
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