ARTISTS | NAOMI TAGG, ELECTRIC VIOLINIST
Internationally acclaimed violinist & composer, Naomi Tagg has performed in over 18 countries and on 3 continents, captivating audiences worldwide with her unique style and high-energy stage presence. Known for her wide-ranging styles of music, lively personality and gung-ho attitude, Naomi’s performances range from Ibiza-style lounge and pop to dance floor bangers, explosive classical crossover shows and powerful film/gaming-style performances.
When she’s not on the stage, Naomi’s second love is pushing musical boundaries in the studio, writing music ranging from film music to pop and lounge. She released her debut album, Neolektra Birth of a Heroine to international acclaim and gave a debut performance live on BBC Radio London. She was also invited to perform at the world’s second largest arts festival, National Arts Festival (SA) in 2017 with her band, Neolektra to rave reviews and sold out shows.
Naomi’s new pop duo, All Stars, with producer/keyboardist Matthias Bakker, shows their love for performing fun, catchy hits, creating the ultimate feel-good South African vibe, whilst showcasing their versatility and talent.
Naomi has travelled the world as a solo electric violinist and with South Africa’s first female electric string quartet (formerly Muse SQ), performing extensively in Europe and the UK, Africa, Seychelles, Mauritius, Russia and Bahrain.
She has performed for global celebrities, royalty, leading political figures and has been part of the opening acts for Sir Elton John, John Legend, Celine Dion, Michael Bolton and Soweto String Quartet.
Whilst spending 6 years in the UK, Naomi performed at many of London’s prestigious venues and events including London Fashion Week and Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Other notable performances included cruise ships, exclusive parties and high-end corporate functions for some of the world’s largest brands.
Not shy to be in the spotlight, Naomi can also be found rocking the dance floor with her electric violin where she's performed alongside DJs across the world, from Cape Town to Monaco, London to Bahrain.
RECORDINGS & COLLABORATIONS
Naomi has released an internationally acclaimed debut album for her band, Neolektra, created in England with acclaimed producer Anders Kallmark. They marked their 2014 release with a live performance on BBC Radio London and thereafter relocated to South Africa where they were selected to perform at the 2017 Grahamstown National Arts Festival Main stage.
Other notable recordings & collaborations:
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Regular clients include AirFrance/KLM, BWM, Audi, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, MOD, RAF, Forex, Moet & Chandon, Gucci, Heineken, Peroni, Virgin, Coca Cola, Google. Previous highlights include Miss South Africa, SAMA awards and many other prominent and luxury brands.
QUOTES & REFERENCES
"Naomi Tagg is a new breed of musical heroine"
– Cue Media
“nimble-fingered fiddle playing”
– North Norfolk News
“virtuoso electric violinist”
“highly respected violinist”
– The Cromer Times
“charming 6 ft tall Violinist”
– The Crab Line
“Naomi was excellent at our new car launch, she looked the part and her violin skills were outstanding! Would definitely book Naomi again!”
- Louise Russel, Land Rover
“Naomi was sensational. Once she started to play, the audience was utterly spellbound and captivated by her music and performance. She has a unique ability to mix classical and modern music in such a way that it appealed to everyone in the room, aged between 18 and 80. Some of the guests even got up to dance to her music! I cannot recommend Naomi highly enough…”
- Ralph Kamp, London
"Glamorous, punctual, very upbeat and friendly, and was a joy to work with. I will definitely consider booking Naomi again and would highly recommend her."
- Barry McCann, Croi, Dublin
“…truly remarkable performance. You were the highlight of the evening and I fully endorse any military event to see your talents.”
- Craig Lilley, MOD UK
“Thank you so much to you and Matt for your performance – you were both great and were really professional and lovely to work with!”
- Laura, LEC
"Truly magical, amazing & perfect performance. Your show blew us and our guests away.”
- Simoen & Christian, Johannesburg
“…you were brilliant. Thank you very much for your professionalism.”
- Tony, OBC
Featured high impact performance:
Solo electric violin with backing tracks -
2 x 20 mins sets or 1 x 40min set
(lighting and effects recommended for further impact)
Can be combined with any of the other performance options ie. 1x 20 min high impact set plus 1x 45min background set
Background cocktail/lounge set:
Organic Lounge Summer Chic duo (female duo of DJ and electric violin) creating the ultimate summer vibe with their selection of Ibiza-style lounge and tropical house music.
Same style of music also offered as a solo violin set with backing music -
2 x 45min sets
All Stars Pop duo:
Catchy, recognizable covers done in a unique and fresh way. Violin loops with keyboard and electronics -
2x 40min sets
Improvised party sets:
3x 20min electric violin party sets with a DJ
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