Brooksley is an award winning versatile classically trained professional violinist! She plays all genres of music and also performs with background music tracks to provide a more energetic, upbeat, and richer sound for any occasion...
Brooksley is an award winning versatile classically trained professional violinist! She plays all genres of music including classical, contemporary, jazz, rock, pop, oldies, R&B, hip hop, film and broadway soundtracks, Spanish, French, and ethnic. She also performs with background music tracks to provide a more energetic, upbeat, and richer sound for any occasion!
She has traveled all over the country performing for weddings and events including Hawaii, California, Seattle, New Orleans, Florida, Catalina Island, Canada, New England, Wisconsin, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, and Pennsylvania, so no destination is too far away!
Brooksley started playing violin at five years old. She studied with the Suzuki program and private teachers, including Paul Stein from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and she was a first violinist for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Orchestra for ten years. She continued her musical studies at the George Washington University, and performed as a professional string trio throughout Washington, DC during all four years. She was also the featured violinist at George Washington University Alumni Association's Featured Solo Musician's Concert.
She has performed in Carnegie Hall, and for Mikel Gorbachev, Maryland Governor Hogan, Honorable Jon C. Porter of the U.S. Congress, Grammy award winning artist Malik Yusef, Hollywood Producers, Jaguar Land Rover, The Heart Bandits Proposal Planners, United Nations "Kids for Saving Earth”, the Classical Music Series at Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport, The Wanted's “Show Me Love” music video, Ferna Goitia's “It's Not The Same” music video, movie soundtracks for “The Hindenburglar” and “The Red Cape”, LCO Casino, the Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Memorial Chapel, Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Dark Garden Corsetry and Couture, Gondolas D'Amore, the Edu-GIRLS organization, and UMUC Scholarship and Alumni Dinners. In addition, she is the featured violinist in Thumbtack's spotlight article “Memoirs In A Fiddle”.
CONTEMPORARY A Thousand Years - Christina Perri Addicted To You – Avicii Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey Besame Mucho - Luis Miguel Better Together – Jack Johnson Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol Counting Stars – One Republic Dark Horse - Katy Perry Die A Happy Man - Thomas Rhett Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith In Case You Didn’t Know – Brett Young Iris - Goo Goo Dolls Inside Your Heaven – Carrie Underwood Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding Make You Feel My Love – Garth Brooks May It Be – Enya Mirrors – Justin Timberlake My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion Over The Rainbow – Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole Perfect – Ed Sheeran Photograph - Ed Sheeran Rather Be – Clean Bandit Roar - Katy Perry Secrets - One Republic Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran Shut Up & Dance With Me - Walk The Moon Skyfall – Adele Something Just Like This – Chainsmokers and Coldplay Stay With Me - Sam Smith Story Of My Life - One Direction The Prayer – Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran Truly, Madly, Deeply - Savage Garden Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars Viva La Vida – Coldplay Wake Me Up - Avicii When I Fall In Love - Celine Dion Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton You and Me - Lifehouse Young and Beautiful - Lana Del Rey
OLDIES Ain't That A Kick In The Head - Dean Martin At Last - Etta James Ballroom Blitz – Sweet Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley Can't Take My Eyes Off You - The Four Seasons Careless Whisper – Wham! Come As You Are – Nirvana Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley Desperately Wanting - Better Than Ezra Enjoy The Silence - Depeche Mode Evergreen - Barbara Streisand Everything I Do, I Do It For You - Bryan Adams Fields Of Gold – Sting Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra Forever In Love – Kenny G Happy Together – Turtles Hero - Mariah Carey I Love Paris - Cole Porter I Swear - All 4 One I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles I’ve Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison Is This Love – Bob Marley It's Still Rock & Roll To Me - Billy Joel Just Like Heaven – The Cure Live To Tell - Madonna Longer - Dan Fogelberg L.O.V.E – Nat King Cole Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs Songbird – Kenny G One - Metallica Only You - The Platters Paradise City - Guns N Roses Piano Man - Billy Joel Santeria - Sublime Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson Somebody Loves Me - George Gershwin Someone To Watch Over Me - George Gershwin Take On Me – Aha Through The Fire – Chaka Khan We Have All The Time In The World - Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong When I Come Around - Green Day Where Is My Mind – Pixies Wind Beneath My Wings – Bette Midler With A Little Help From My Friends - Beatles Your Song – Elton John
R&B/HIP HOP Adorn – Miguel All My Life - K-Ci & JoJo All Of Me - John Legend Angel Of Mine – Monica ATliens – Outkast (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis Chandelier – Sia Cheerleader – OMI Diary – Alicia Keys Earned It - The Weeknd Elevators (Me & You) – Outkast (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Forever – Chris Brown Halo - Beyonce Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole Here And Now - Luther Vandross If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys If Only You Knew – Patti Labelle I Swear – All-4-One Ignition (Remix) – R. Kelly Jazzy Belle – Outkast (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Lifetime – Maxwell Murder – UGK (with rap lyrics) Now That We Found Love – Heavy D (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Pony - Ginuwine Ready For Love - India Arie SpottieOttieDopalicious – Outkast (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Starboy – The Weeknd Stay – Rihanna Take Care – Drake This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole Titanium - David Guetta We Belong Together - Mariah Carey Wheelz Of Steel – Outkast (violin accompaniment with rap lyrics) Without You - David Guetta
MOVIE/BROADWAY A Whole New World from “Aladdin” Best That You Can Do from "Arthur" - Christopher Cross Can You Feel The Love Tonight from “The Lion King” – Elton John Circle Of Life from “The Lion King” Diamonds Are Forever from “Diamonds Are Forever” - Shirley Bassey Feed The Birds/Tuppence A Bag from “Mary Poppins” Goldfinger from “Goldfinger” - Shirley Bassey If Ever I Would Leave You from “Camelot” If I Never Knew You from “Pocahontas” It Might Be You from "Tootsie"- Stephen Bishop Let It Go from “Frozen” Love & Marriage from "Married With Children” - Frank Sinatra Memory from “Cats” Music Of The Night from “The Phantom Of The Opera” Some Enchanted Evening from "South Pacific” Somewhere from “West Side Story” Somewhere Out There from “American Tail” Theme Song from “James Bond" Theme Song from “Game Of Thrones” Where Do I Begin from "Love Story" - Francis Lai You Only Live Twice from “You Only Live Twice” - Nancy Sinatra