Ceskie - pronounced "Chess-kii"- infuses 16 years of classical and contemporary music industry experience - performing, writing, producing and mixing - into her work.
She's recorded in 250+ professional sessions as a string arranger and violinist. In the past two years, she has become highly sought after, having written, arranged, performed and mixed strings globally, for major artists and producers. This includes Kehlani, Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba and with major producers whose credits include Beyonce, Drake, Chris Brown, Doja Cat, FKA Twigs, Stormzy, Demi Lovato, Lil Wayne, Victoria Monet, Snoh Aalegra, Little Mix, Mabel & Troye Sivan. She has also played and recorded with artists such as Jacob Collier, Lizzie McAlpine, Patrice Rushen and Thomas Newman.
She's written and recorded for film, performed with classical orchestra and pop string sections across Europe and the USA in venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Bridgewater Hall, BSO Symphony hall and performed solo at a private event for Prince William.
She studied violin and composition at conservatory - Chethams School of Music - from age 11. At 13, she was discovered and mentored by Anne Shih (contemporary of Joshua Bell), the last teaching assistant of Josef Gingold. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in 2020, as a DJ, producer and arranger, with a scholarship-funded B.M. Professional Music degree focused on Music Engineering & Production and Songwriting.
Despite having a DJ residency lined up in Boston, due to Covid, she returned to the UK after graduation. Although quarantine was spent isolated in the countryside, she established herself as a leading pop string arranger within a year. Her alter ego, Eva Hummingbird - a 1940s spy and violinist - was created to showcase this side of her artistry. Presented as a multi-media story told via Instagram, this led to many established, grammy winning producers seeking to work with her. She is currently based in London, however travels regularly alongside working virtually with producers across the globe.
She recently had her debut track 'Nobody But You' premiered on the BBC Introducing radio show, ushering in a new chapter of Ceskie's career as a producer and DJ. Her following track '5 In The Morning' released with the new year.