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Karen Burciaga

Classical Violinist from Boston, MA Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 81 Reviews
  • 171 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2013
  • 12 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $125 per event

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Karen Burciaga is a versatile violinist and fiddler based in Boston. She performs classical music, pop songs, Celtic tunes and movie themes in many different settings including concert halls, churches, historic homes and colonial taverns. Karen often performs along with cello, classical guitar, harp, or bagpipes but is always available for solo engagements. A classically trained musician with a Master of Music degree, Karen has also explored various folk fiddle traditions and has studied Renaissance and Baroque music extensively. She plays with Seven Times Salt, an early music ensemble dedicated to music of the 16th-17th centuries. Her Celtic band, Ulster Landing, presents folk music of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Cornwall on fiddle, harp, Uilleann (Irish) pipes and bouzouki. For seven years she was the fiddler for Newpoli, an award-winning Southern Italian folk band. In addition, her knowledge of classical violin repertoire gives her a wide variety of music to select from. Karen is happy to work with clients to find just the right music for each and every occasion.

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Review by Sarah H.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on May 24, 2015From Warwick, RI

Karen was EXCELLENT, from day one all the way through to the day of. She periodically checked in with me throughout the planning of my wedding and offered a variety of suggestions for songs which I found incredibly helpful. On the day of, Karen arrived early and played the most beautiful music. I would highly recommend using her for any event!

Review by Kristina R.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on August 14, 2014From Wells, ME

Karen is a wonderful performer! She offered a large variety of songs to choose from and was very helpful in suggesting songs to be played during the ceremony. She arrived on time, was very professional, and played all the requested material. Our guests loved listening to her music and spoke immensely of her talent. I would highly recommend her services. She helped to make our wedding day perfect!

Review by Jennifer F.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on June 18, 2016From Charlton, MA

Such amazing talent! Karen was very professional and helped me chose songs for our wedding - she even chose some for me when I couldn't decide. So many people came up to me after the ceremony to tell me how fantastic she was and how much they enjoyed her music. Karen found me after the ceremony to shake my hand and congratulate us - very friendly, professional. Just awesome! Thank you so much Karen!

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Song List

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  • All I Want is You | U2
  • All my Loving | Lennon/McCartney
  • All of Me | John Legend
  • All of Me | sung by Frank Sinatra
  • All You Need is Love | Beatles
  • Always on My Mind | sung by Willie Nelson
  • Amazing Grace | Traditional
  • Arioso | J.S. Bach
  • Ashokan Farewell | Jay Ungar
  • As Time Goes By | from "Casablanca"
  • A Thousand Years | Christina Perri
  • At Last | sung by Etta James
  • Banish Misfortune | trad. Irish
  • Be Thou My Vision | trad. Irish
  • Beautiful Day | U2
  • Beauty Charming, Fair and Young | Scottish traditional
  • Best Day of my Life | American Authors
  • Blackbird | The Beatles
  • Blue Skies | Irving Berlin
  • Both Sides Now | Joni Mitchell
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight from "The Lion King" | Elton John
  • Canon in D | Johann Pachelbel
  • Can't Help Falling in Love | sung by Elvis Presley
  • The Circle of Life | from "The Lion King"
  • Concerning Hobbits | from "The Hobbit"
  • Count on Me | Bruno Mars
  • Dirty Water | The Standells
  • Don't Stop Believin' | Journey
  • A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes | from Walt Disney's "Cinderella"
  • Erev Shel Shoshanim | Yosef Hadar
  • Everything | Michael Buble
  • Faithfully | Journey
  • Falling Slowly | from "Once"
  • Fanny Power | trad. Irish
  • Fields of Gold | Sting
  • Flowers of Edinburgh | Scottish traditional
  • Fly Me to the Moon | sung by Frank Sinatra
  • From this Moment On | Shania Twain
  • Game of Thrones theme | Ramin Djawadi
  • Gartan Mother's Lullaby | Irish traditional
  • Gigantic | The Pixies
  • God Only Knows | The Beach Boys
  • The Greatest Love of All | sung by Whitney Houston
  • Hallelujah | Leonard Cohen
  • Halo | Beyonce
  • Happy Together | The Turtles
  • Haste to the Wedding | Irish traditional
  • Here Comes the Sun | The Beatles
  • Here, There and Everywhere | sung by the Beatles
  • Ho Hey | The Lumineers
  • Home | Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • Hornpipe from Water Music | G.F. Handel
  • How Deep is Your Love | Bee Gees
  • How Sweet it is to be Loved by You | James Taylor
  • I Do | Colbie Caillat
  • I Choose You | Sara Bareilles
  • I Will | Beatles
  • I'm Yours | Jason Mraz
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring | J.S. Bach
  • Jump | Van Halen
  • Just Breathe | Pearl Jam
  • Just the Way You Look Tonight | sung by Frank Sinatra
  • La Vie en Rose | Edith Piaf
  • Lass o' Peatie's Mill | Scottish traditional
  • Last Dance | Sarah McLachlan
  • "Last of the Mohicans" theme | D. MacLean
  • Like I'm Gonna Lose You | Meghan Trainor
  • Love Me Like You Do | Ellie Goulding
  • Love Story | Taylor Swift
  • Lovers' Waltz | Jay Ungar
  • The Luckiest | Ben Folds
  • Mairie's Wedding | trad. Scottish
  • Make You Feel My Love | Bob Dylan/Adele
  • Man in the Mirror | sung by Michael Jackson
  • Marry Me | Train
  • Marry You | Bruno Mars
  • Matchmaker, Matchmaker | from "Fiddler on the Roof"
  • Moon River | Henry Mancini
  • My Darling Asleep | trad. Irish
  • My Girl | The Temptations
  • Nothing Else Matters | Metallica
  • Ode to Joy | L. van Beethoven
  • One Hand, One Heart from "West Side Story" | Leonard Bernstein
  • Photograph | Ed Sheeran
  • The Prayer | sung by Celine Dion
  • Rewrite the Stars | from "The Greatest Showman"
  • Rights of Man | trad. Irish
  • Say You Won't Let Go | James Arthur
  • Sheep May Safely Graze | J.S. Bach
  • Shelter from the Storm | Bob Dylan
  • Shipping Up to Boston | Dropkick Murphys
  • Siman Tov Mazel Tov | Jewish traditional
  • Skye Boat Song | Scottish
  • Someday my Prince will Come | from Walt Disney's "Cinderella"
  • Someone Like You | Adele
  • Somewhere over the Rainbow | from "The Wizard of Oz"
  • "Spring" from the Four Seasons | Antonio Vivaldi
  • Stand by Me | Ben E. King
  • Strangers in the Night | sung by Frank Sinatra
  • Summertime | George Gershwin
  • Sunrise, Sunset | from "Fiddler on the Roof"
  • Take Five | Dave Brubeck
  • Time after Time | Cyndi Lauper
  • Trumpet Voluntary | Jeremiah Clarke
  • Tumbalalaika | trad. Jewish
  • Watermark | Enya
  • Wedding March from "Midsummer Night's Dream" | Felix Mendelssohn
  • What a Wonderful World | sung by Louis Armstrong
  • When You Wish Upon a Star
  • A Whole New World | from "Aladdin"
  • With a Little Help from My Friends | Beatles
  • Wonderful Tonight | Eric Clapton
  • Yellow | Coldplay
  • You Raise Me Up | sung by Josh Groban
  • You Are the Reason | Calum Scott

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Date Selected: 9/17/2021

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Upcoming Events

September 17, 2021 • wedding
Fri4:30 PM - 5:30 PM South Kingstown, RI
September 18, 2021 • wedding & cocktail hour
Sat4:30 PM - 6:30 PM North Easton, MA
September 20, 2021 • private event
Mon1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tewksbury, MA
September 23, 2021 • memorial service
Thu2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Quincy, MA
September 25, 2021 • wedding & cocktail hour
Sat2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Pomfret Center, CT
September 26, 2021 • wedding
Sun1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Worcester, MA
September 30, 2021 • wedding & reception
Thu2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Lawrence, MA
October 2, 2021 • recording session
Sat6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Providence, RI
October 3, 2021 • memorial service
Sun11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Manchester by the Sea, MA
October 9, 2021 • wedding
Sat3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Beverly, MA
October 10, 2021 • wedding
Sun4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Gloucester, MA
October 13, 2021 • recording session
Wed6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Boston, MA

Past Events

September 16, 2021 • private event
Thu2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Peterborough, NH
September 5, 2021 • wedding reception
Sun9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Boston, MA

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