RED HOT STRINGS is a boutique, contemporary, and versatile music agency specialising in strings. We can supply anything from a solo electric violinist playing to backing tracks to large string sections, from string arrangements to DJs jamming with live musicians. Our first-class line up of musicians can perform as solo artists, duos, trios, quartets, or LED string quartets.
Formed by violinist LISA ROLLIN, who has worked for over 20 years at the top of the UK music industry, playing and supplying string musicians for TV shows, major corporate events, exclusive private parties, and high-end weddings. RED HOT STRINGS music agency harnesses Lisa’s expertise both as a player and supplier of top class string musicians.
Musicians chosen to work with RED HOT STRINGS are all consummate professionals, incredible players and stunning performers both on stage and in the recording studio. Performances at exclusive events both in the UK and internationally, TV shows and a huge body of arrangements by our 3 female string arrangers, leave no doubt that RED HOT STRINGS can deliver a high class and bespoke service. Players have performed with :
MUSIC INDUSTRY: Kanye West, Adele, Olly Murs, Madonna, Annie Lennox, Simply Red (European Tour), Il Divo, Britain’s Got Talent, Top of the Pops, The X Factor, Russell Watson, The Royal Variety Show, BBC1 “The Rotter’s Club” (Soundtrack)
EVENTS: F1 Grand Prix BAHRAIN, BP Oil, Nokia, Auto Expo (New Delhi), London 2012 Olympics, Royal Albert Hall, Blenheim Palace, Royal Courts of Justice, Claridges, The Dorchester, Celtic Manor, Pelco International, Ford, BMW, BAFTA Awards Party, Pride and Prejudice Film Premiere, Linde Material Handling, Shallow Survey, BP Marine, PLC Awards, ARC Charity Gala Dinner, Goodwood House VIP Golf Club Launch, Chandlings Manor School, Euroclear, Skandia (Cowes Week), Greene King Awards Dinner, Interbrew, Arup, Design Awards, Aston Martin DB9 Launch, International Hairdressing Awards (Kensington Roof Gardens), Toshiba, GVA Grimley, Make a Wish Gala Dinner, Bathroom & Kitchen Awards (London), Southco, Pochin, BAA (The Grand Brighton), Nissan 4×4 Car Launch (JW Marriott, Cairo), Lloyds List (Natural History Museum), IBM – The Caso Lonja-de Mar (Barcelona), Grosvenor House Ballroom, Café Royale, Bentley – Awards Gala Dinner (Crewe), Pochin – New Building Opening (Manchester), WEAF Aerospace Show (UK), Lakeside Country Club, Aspley House, Barnsley House Hotel, Bradfield City Council – The Stratosphere City Hall (Bradford), Les Trois Sessoynes (France), Southco – The Westbury Hotel, Greene King – The Belfry, The Westbury Hotel, Oakley Court (Windsor), Goodrich-Hilton Metropole (NEC)
As a session string musician and performer Stella has performed with : Damon Albarn, Gorillaz, George Harrison, Ravi Shankar, Blur, Duran Duran, Olly Murs, Sia, Will Young, Simply Red, Leona Lewis, Mark Ronson, etc.
Stella has arranged strings for: Robbie Williams, Olly Murs, Seconds of Summer, Will Young, Leona Lewis, Frankie Oliver, Nicky Rubin, Eddie MacDonald
As a session string musician Eloise has performed with : City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, English National Ballet, London Festival Orchestra, and English Sinfonia to name but a few.
Eloise has also worked with artists such as Kanye West, Professor Green, Mary J Blige, Gnarls Barkley, Katherine Jenkins, David Garrett, and Il Divo.
On TV she has been seen on the X Factor, GMTV, Concert for Diana, Friday Night Project, This Morning, Top of the Pops, Parkinson, The Two Ronnies, and The Brit Awards.
Bertie studied viola, composition, voice and piano at the Purcell School of Music, The Royal College of Music, and City University. As a songwriter and composer Bertie founded the group The BeauBowBelles and writes, co-writes, and arranges their songs. As musical director for Bowjangles, the all singing, all dancing comedy string quartet, Bertie has honed her string quartet arranging skills.
Clients for whom Bertie has arranged, composed, notated, and recorded for: ITV Bygones series, Bowjangles, Brian Eno, Lotus Classics, Black Cat Cabaret (Hotel Black Cat), Graffiti Classics, Coast Festival (The Blue Balloon Film), Classy Cool string quartet, Denise Calderwood, Bertie Bow for Royal Caribbean Cruises (solo show with big band), Blayz/Lisa Rollin.