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Precious Moment
Violin Service




We believe in the unique power of live music for every moment.

We want to create a precious moment with you, and for you.

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Precious Moment Violin Service (PMVS) is an Ottawa-based business that specializes in providing a variety of customized violin arrangements and string performance for private and corporate events.

The founder and leading violinist of PMVS Essie Liu is a union member of American Federation of Musicians. Essie aspires to create connections between music and life, and constantly supports good causes of cultural exchange, education, feminism and humanity through diverse live music. She is an active freelancer with Orchestre symphonique de Gatineau, Ottawa Symphony and professional chamber music groups in the National Capital Region. 

From the Far East to the West Coast, Essie has appeared in the National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing), Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary Arts Orchestra (Principal Second), Tri-Tone Tap Dance Ensemble (First Violinist), REDL Flute Quartet(Founding Member), Symphony of the Kootenays, Western Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Concertmaster), Kingston Symphony, Niagara Symphony, Ontario Pops Orchestra as well as electric bands.

Essie holds a M. Mus in Literature and Performance (Violin) from Western University. A strong advocator for contemporary music, Essie's most recent project includes the world premiere and a recording album of the Canadian Poetry with Trombone & Strings. ( 

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