Have any questions?
Booking the option best suited for your event is important. Whether you’re opting for something intimate or a grand affair, attention to detail is key. Larah has performed at corporate events, weddings and private functions for over 15 years. She also has an extensive knowledge regarding technical – sound requirements – for both indoor and outdoor scenarios.
Having an individualized set list curated contributes to the ambience of all events. Reading and knowing you “crowd” makes the musical experience so much more personal and emotive. Larah is an expert at curating music that suits all age groups.
That’s why we’ve answered some general questions that pop up regularly. If you’re still not sure feel free to contact us anytime.
For more info on the finer details of booking Larah Eksteen, read through the questions and answers below.
Are you available to travel long distance?
Of course! Happy to travel. Travel costs will be calculated and is for the client’s expense.
Do you charge travel fees for weddings?
Rates include travel for 50km outside Johannesburg and Cape Town metropoles. For anything futher, R5 per km will be charged to cover travel costs.
Can I book a combination of both acoustic and electric violin?
Most welcome to. This is actually a wedding favourite. The electric option rate will apply for a combo.
Do I need to book sound?
For acoustic background options – suitable for weddings and intimate events – no. However for the electric sets with backtracks vocals, clients will receive a detailed technical rider with sound requirements. Happy to source on your behalf as well.
Do I need to pay a deposit?
In order to secure a booking a 50% non-refundable deposit is required. Reason is that no other bookings are accepted for that timeslot.
Can I choose the music?
I have an extensive repertoire list that you are most welcome to select from.
I want a specific song but it's not in your repertoire. Can you perform it?
I would be happy to arrange (according to the instrumentation selected) a special request for you at an additional fee. This fee will also include some rehearsal time for the musicians to familiarize themselves with the new song before your event.
What will you wear?
We always try to put together a wardrobe that work with a specific colour scheme when requested. If you have a specific dress code not within our wardrobe we will quote for a stylist to source some items.
For weddings it’s all classic black as all eyes should be on the happy couple 😉
Do you perform at same sex weddings?
Absolutely! Love is love ♥
Do you charge overtime?
Yes. During peak season there is an uptake in bookings. If the order of events are running late or your ceremony is delayed, overtime is charged at 1½ times of the original price of each set.
Can we have a run-through or rehearsal?
Rehearsals and run-throughs will be charged by the hour and is not included in performance rates.
Do you have ongoing special discounts?
Larah has tailormade her services to suit any budget, from a solo performance to full band. Be sure to follow her on social media for specials that pop up!
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