Katie Barlas is a professional violinist, violist and entertainer from Berlin. With her brilliant performances, the charming violinist enchants her audiences throughout Europe at concerts, private events and in business settings.
Katie grew up in a musical family and began playing the violin at age
six. Even as a young violinist, she won several national competitions in Russia. Her talent brought her to Germany, where she continued her professional training at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre.
Besides her classic career in opera and various symphony and chamber orchestras as a violist, she performs as a solo violinist and entertainer in the media, event and show circuit. In recent years, she has been involved in TV programmes, award ceremonies and galas such as the Goldene Henne, Jose Carreras Gala and ‘Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel’ show, has made studio recordings and video productions for Legrain, Wincent Weiss, GQ and Volkswagen, and has founded the Berlin String Quartet, well-known for corporate events.
Her art of playing violin is sensual and passionate, modern and exceptional. Her performance ability encompasses classical styles and pop, to rock and jazz. Katie is a member of the violin dance show Angelstrings, with whom she presents shows worldwide. She is also involved with the Berlin Show Orchestra as a violinist, dancer, air artist and singer, which performs with many famous international stars. In 2015, she went on tour in Germany with the Till Brönner Orchestra and has been an integral member of this ensemble since then. Moreover, Katie teaches her own violin classes in Berlin. Playing the violin is her passion and calling!
Katie’s Electric Violin Show can be individually tailored and is guaranteed to bring a special ‘wow’ effect to any event. An outstanding show set that’s an experience not just for the ears but the eyes as well!
Whether Gala or corporate occasions, as well as weddings and other privat events – Katie adds a special note of luxury to your event.