Hayley Pomfrett’s violin studies took place in Germany where she studied for 4 years at the Hochschule fur Musik Würzburg with the eminent Russian professor, Grigori Zhislin. Since her graduation her career has taken off at an amazing rate and every year has brought new and exciting engagements. 

As an orchestral musician Hayley held the position of Principal 2nd Violin with Northern Ballet for 7 years. She also plays regularly with many UK orchestras such as the BBC Concert Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and English National Ballet as well as in the pit orchestras for London's West End Shows such as Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.

An experienced and confident public performer, Hayley has toured extensively in the UK, Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, the Middle East and Asia. She has played at all major UK concert venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Stadium, the O2 Arena and the world-famous Abbey Road Studios as well as many prestigious international venues such as the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi and the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

As a session violinist Hayley has recorded albums and performed live in concert and on TV shows with numerous pop acts such as Noel Gallagher, George Michael, Adele, The Script, Stereophonics, Kanye West, Emeli Sande, Beyonce, Celine Dion, Ronan Keating, Paul Weller and Brian May. 

Hayley also excites audiences across the globe as a Solo Electric Violinist as well as performing as Lumina the Laser Violinist (www.laserviolinist.com) and regularly appearing with Siren Electric String Quartet (www.sirenstringquartet.com). Recently she has performed on electric violin for corporate events in Orlando, Dubai, Paris, Las Vegas, Monaco, Taipei, Warsaw, Singapore, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Toronto and Berlin.

Some of Hayley’s engagements include:

  • Touring with Adele on her 2016 Arena Tour as well as performing on her previous tour in 2011

  • Recent recordings with Stormzy, The Script, Bastille, Sheridan Smith, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Gallagher (2017)

  • Recording film soundtracks for Ghost in the Shell, All The Money in The World, Annihilation, The Snowman (2017)

  • Recording TV soundtracks for Poldark, Call The Midwife, Silent Witness and Grantchester (2017)

  • Performing at the Royal Variety Performance 2017 with Alfie Boe and Michael Ball

  • Performing on Children in Need 2017 with Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson and Amber Riley

  • Performing her solo violin cabaret show on Seabourn and Silversea cruise liners in South America, Europe and Asia (2017)

  • Recording Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics with The Heritage Orchestra (2017)

  • Extensive touring throughout Europe and South America with Lana del Rey

  • George Michael Symphonica tours in 2011 and 2012

  • Numerous concert and TV appearances with Rod Stewart

  • Performing as Lumina Laser Violinist for the Qatari Royal Family (January 2017)

  • Performing for the Rugby World Cup Final 2015

  • Performing with Take That at Children in Need Rocks for Terry 2016

  • Performing at the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix 2014 on the Ferrari Yacht

  • Performing for the top tennis players of the world at the ATP Men's Open in Doha, Qatar in January 2015

  • Performing with Sam Smith at the Brit Awards 2015

  • Performing with Adele for her BBC TV Special in November 2015

  • Performing as part of the BBC Concert Orchestra at the BBC Music Awards 2015 accompanying artists such as Ellie Goulding, Rod Stewart, James Bay, Hozier and Jess Glynne

  • Opening the Gala New Year 2015 Celebrations at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai with a solo performance on electric violin

  • Playing in the live band for X Factor 'Big Band Night' in November 2014

  • Performing as part of the BBC Concert Orchestra for the Queens's Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace in June 2012, accompanying artists such as Robbie Williams and Kylie