About Hayley

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 on 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 and the Chamber Orchestra of London as well as in the pit orchestras for London’s West End Shows such as Hamilton, 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 and also at many prestigious international venues such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the Beau Rivage Palace in Switzerland, the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and, most recently, at the brand new La Seine Musicale in Paris.

As a session violinist Hayley has recorded numerous film and TV soundtracks, as well as tracks with artists such as Noel Gallagher, Adele, The Script, Stereophonics, Kanye West, Emeli Sandé, Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Liam Gallagher, Paul Weller, Brian May and Pete Tong’s Ibiza Classics.

**New for 2020: Hayley is now offering remote recording sessions**

Some of Hayley’s engagements
as a violinist include:

Touring with Michael Bublé in 2019

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

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

Recording film soundtracks such as Ghost in the Shell, All The Money in The World, Annihilation, Shazam and The Snowman

Recording TV soundtracks such as The Dumping Ground, Jamestown, Poldark, Call The Midwife, Downton Abbey, Silent Witness, The Bay and Grantchester

Performing numerous times on the Royal Variety Performance, Children in Need, Strictly Come Dancing, the X Factor live big band shows, Later with Jools Holland, the Jonathan Ross Show and the Graham Norton Show

Performing a solo violin cabaret show as guest entertainer on contracts for Seabourn and Silversea cruise ships all over Europe,South America and Asia

Performing as Lumina the Laser Violinist all over the world (www.laserviolinist.com)

Performing at major events including the Rugby World Cup Final and the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix 2014 on the Ferrari Yacht with Siren Quartet (www.sirenstringquartet.com)

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

Performing at the Brit Awards 2013, 2015 and 2020 with Emeli Sandé, Sam Smith and Dave

Tours and concerts all over the world with the BBC Concert Orchestra, a highlight of which was the Queens’s Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace in June 2012

“Our guests were astounded when I introduced her and explained her CV”