Asteria Electric String Quartet collective of string players performing as soloists in string quartets or larger groups for concerts, events, recording sessions. Asteria was the daughter of the titans Coeus and Phoebe and sister of Leto. According to Hesiod, by Perses she had a daughter Hecate. The Titan goddess of prophetic dreams, astrology and necromancy, Asteria flung herself into the Aegean Sea in the form of a quail in order to escape the advances of Zeus.
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Her repertoire spans all genres, from classical to jazz/swing, to West-End musicals, to modern-day pop. Hayley can accommodate almost any musical request provided she has advance notice. Hayley Pomfrett’s violin studies took place in Germany where she studied for 4 years at the Hochschule fur Musik Warzburg with the eminent Russian professor, Grigori Zhislin.
The Nero String Quartet consists of four professional musicians who have trained at top UK conservatories. In 2003 they won first prize in The Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Competition and were also awarded The Derek Young Memorial Award.