Naomi Wilmshurst

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One of the UK's leading electric violinists ideal for weddings, events and session work. Versatile and virtuosic, guaranteed to wow!
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Naomi has performed in prestigious venues across the UK and in Mexico, Spain and Germany. Past clients include ITV, Premier League Productions, Peugeot, JetBlue, The Voice Mexico and a wide range of smaller companies and private clients. Venues Naomi has played in include the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican, SSE Wembley Arena, House of Lords and Berlin Philarmonie. With an MA in Violin Performance (distinction) from Trinity Laban, Naomi has a high technical musical ability, which she combines with a love of a wide range of genres and cross-genres, providing a fresh, modern twist to her events. She has formed part of ensembles such as the National Youth Orchestra, the Junge Kammerphilarmonie Berlin, Sinfónica UACM and ORFINAMEX (Mexico City), and has worked with producers such as Vladimir Suarez (Latin-Grammy nominated), Live Sessions Mexico and Juan Romagosa (The Voice Mexico). Currently based in London, Naomi is working as an events and session violinist in a wide range of events including weddings, proposals, conferences, parties and other corporate and private events. She has also toured with Bollywood stars such as Salman Ali (Indian Idol winner), Navin Kundra and Sunny Hindustani. Naomi's shows are comprised of solo acoustic or electric violin performance accompanied by tracks with a wireless microphone, ensuring free engagement with the audience. Naomi plays a wide range of styles including Pop, House, Electronic, RnB, Rock, Latin, Classical, Jazz, and Bollywood, providing the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Available to hire as a soloist or a duo with piano, guitar, violin/electric violin or DJ, in string quartet or with an existing DJ or band. Don't hesitate to get in contact for a quote or more information!

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Naomi's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Lee M
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

It was an absolute privilege for us to have Naomi perform at my daughters wedding, big compliments from the guests

Reply from Naomi
8 days ago

Thanks so much Lee! It was truly a gorgeous day, congratulations!

Charli H
1 month ago
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Naomi was fantastic at our wedding! She played beautifully and to the exact vibe of the wedding - even taking our own requests! Her evening performance was fabulous and seamless and I only wish I managed to speak with her more! Thank you SO much Naomi, you were brilliant

Reply from Naomi
1 month ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Charli! It was so lovely being part of so much of your big day so thank you for trusting me with the music! :)

Aldarico V
5 months ago
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Naomi perfectly complemented the theme of our wedding with her talent, professionalism, and kindness throughout! All of our guests were so impressed and she made our special day more magical. Thank you so much Naomi!

Reply from Naomi
4 months ago

Thanks so much Aldarico! It was such a magical day!

William B
5 months ago
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WOW - Naomi was amazing!!! She played at our ceremony and drinks reception and it was beautiful! She is a super talent and such a genuine lovely person. Thanks so much Naomi, you really made our day ❤️❤️

Reply from Naomi
5 months ago

Thank you so much Will & Hannah! It was so special to be part of your special day :)

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Hayley M
3 years ago, for a Wedding in 21 Morden Hall Rd
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5 out of 5

Naomi was the violinist for our wedding. She was responsible for all of the music during the day, including the ceremony, reception and first dance. We have to say that she is incredibly talented in her own right as a violinist. We gave her a list of songs to play and despite their contrasting styles she was able to play them in such stunning fashion. She was able to add layers to songs that you could not imagine. Her music created such a beautiful backdrop to the day and our guests loved it. She was also such a lovely person and we can’t thank her enough for being part of our wedding. We would highly recommend her.

Anita H
4 years ago, for a Wedding in Dedham
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5 out of 5

Naomi was wonderful at my daughters wedding party. Her music was just right for the occasion, fun and lovely. Everyone said how much they enjoyed it and I would love her to play at another event in the future. Thank you so much Naomi.

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Naomi's Song list

Adele – Chasing Pavements, Skyfall, Someone like you, Make you feel my love
Alexandra Burke – Hallelujah
Billie Eilish - Ocean Eyes, lovely
Birdy - Skinny Love
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Christina Aguilera – A voice within, Beautiful
Christina Perri – A thousand years
Coldplay - Fix You, Paradise, The Scientist, Something Just Like This
Ed Sheeran – Perfect, Thinking out loud
The Googoo Dolls - Iris
Hailee Steinfield - Starving (Acoustic Version)
James Arthur - Falling like stars
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
John Legend - All of me
Justin Bieber - Love yourself
Kelly Clarkson - Stronger
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - Shallow
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
Lily Allen - Somewhere Only We Know
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Maroon 5 - Memories, She will be loved
Marshmallo - Happier
Oasis - Wonderwall
Sam Smith – Stay with me
Shawn Mendes - Señorita
Taylor Swift - Love Story, Riptide, willow
Vanessa Carlton – A thousand miles
Zedd & Alessia Cara - Stay
Barbra Streisand – Memory
Bee Gees – How deep is your love
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More, (They long to be) Close to You
Edith Piaf – La Vie en Rose
Elvis Presley - I can’t help falling in love with you
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (Acoustic version)
Gloria Gaynor – Can’t take my eyes off you
Il Divo – Hasta mi final
John Lennon - Imagine
Spandau Ballet - TRUE
Toni Braxton – Unbreak my heart
Annie Lennox - Walking on Broken Glass
Ariana Grande - positions, 34+35, 7 Rings
Black Eyed Peas - Mas que Nada
Breaking Me - Topic
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Camila Cabello ft, Young Thug – Havana
Clean Bandit - Rockabye, Symphony
Coldplay - Viva la Vida, Sky Full of Stars
Earth, Wind & Fire - September
Ed Sheeran - Galway Girl
Jackson 5 - I want you back
Jasmine Thompson - Adore
Harry Styles - Golden, Watermelon Sugar
Maroon 5 - Girls like you, What Lovers do
Onerepublic - Rescue Me
Rudimental - These Days
Shawn Mendes - If I can’t have you
Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Murder on the Dance Floor
Tones & I - Dance Monkey
Zara Larsson - Never Forget You
Alan Walker – Faded
Avicii – Wake me up, Levels
Bakermat - Teach Me
Booty Luv - Shine
Calvin Harris - Feel So Close, I found you, One Kiss, Promises
Clean Bandit – Rather Be, Real Love
Corona - Rhythm of the Night
Daft Punk - One more time
Disclosure - When a fire starts to burn, You & Me
DJ Fresh - Golddust
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Duck Sauce - Barbra Streisand
Ed Sheeran - Shape of you
Eiffel 65 - Blue (Da Ba Dee)
Eric Prydz - Pjanoo
Fatboy Slim - Praise You
Fedde Le Grand - Put your hands up for Detroit
Gala - Freed from Desire
Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On
Jonas Blue - Fast car
Kiesza - Hideaway
Klangkarussell - Sonnentanz
Klingade - Jubel
Kungs - This Girl
Lyndsey Stirling - Crystallize
Mahmut Orhan ft. Sena Sener - Feel
Mariana Bo - Drop It
Marlon Roudette - When the beat drops out
MEUTE - You & Me
Oliver Heldens- Gecko
Party Pupils - Sax on the beach
Pete Tong - Body Language, Sing it Back
Ray Foxx - Boom Boom
Rihanna – We Found Love
Robin S - Show me Love
Robin Schulz - Waves
Route 94 - My Love
Sigala - Just Got Paid, Sweet Lovin’
Sister Sledge - Lost in Music
Snap - Rhythm Is A Dancer
Rudimental - Waiting all Night
The Shapeshifters - Lola’s theme
Tiesto - The Business
September - Electro version
Swedish House Mafia - Don’t you worry Child
Sweet Female Attitude - Flowers
Tom Novy & Michael Marshall - Your Body
Wankelmut & Emma Louise - Head Is A Jungle
ArrDee - Flowers (Say My Name)
Beyonce – Halo, Hold Up, Love On Top, Single Ladies
Black Eyed Peas & J.Rey Soul - TONTA LOVE
Chris Brown - Heat, No Guidance
DJ Khaled - I’m The One, Wild Thoughts
Drake - God’s Plan, One Dance
Fetty Wap - Trap Queen
Frank Ocean - Thinking Bout you
French Montana - Unforgettable
K-Ci & Jo-Jo - All My Life
Khalid - Better, Location
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop
Ne-Yo - Sexy Love
R. Kelly - Ignition
Post Malone - Rockstar
Stevie Wonder - For Once in my life, I just called to say I love you, Isn’t she Lovely, Signed Sealed Delivered
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights, Starboy
Wizkid - Essence, Ginger
The Beatles – Come Together , Here Comes the Sun, Hey Jude, Let it be, Michelle, She Loves You, Something, Yesterday
Eagles - Hotel California
Elton John - Rocket Man
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child o Mine
Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The La’s - There She Goes
The Police - Every Breath you Take
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Don’t Stop Me Now, Somebody to Love, Under Pressure, We are the Champions
The Rolling Stones - Satisfaction
Survivor - Eye of the Tiger
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
U2 - Beautiful day, With or without you
Aladdin - A Whole New World
Beauty and the Beast - Theme
The Greatest Showman - A million Dreams
Hercules - I Won’t Say I’m in Love
The Lion King - Can you Feel The Love Tonight
The Little Mermaid - Kiss the Girl, Under the Sea
Mulan – Reflection
Frozen – Let it go, Love is an Open Door
La La Land - City of Stars
Love Actually - Theme
Pirates of the Caribbean - He’s a Pirate
Pochahontas - Colours of the Wind
Pride & Prejudice - Theme
Romeo & Juliet - Kissing You (Des’ree)
Twilight – Bella’s Lullaby
Bach – Air on the G string, Prelude to Partita no.3, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Ave Maria, Sheep may safely graze
Brahms - Theme from 1st symphony, Hungarian dance
J. Clark - Trumpet Voluntary
Elgar – Salut d’amour
Ennio Morricone - Gabriel’s Oboe
Franck - Panis Angelicus
Gluck - Minuet
Handel – Messiah, Aria, Hornpipe
Kreisler – Schoen Rosmarin
Massenet - Meditation
Mendelssohn – Wedding March (Marcha Nupcial)
Mozart - Alleluia
Pachelbel – Canon
Paganini - Caprice no. 13 & 14
Piazzolla - Libertango, Nightclub 1960, Etude No. 3
Satie, Erik - 3 Gymnopedies
Schubert - Ave Maria
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons
V. Monti – Czardas
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Wagner – Bridal Chorus
Yiruma - River flows in you
Bille Holiday - All of Me
Chick Corea - Armando’s Rhumba
Django Reinhardt - Douce Ambience, Minor Blues, Nuages, Swing 42
Duke Ellington - In a sentimental mood
Ella Fitzgerald - Cheek to Cheek, A Fine Romance, Let’s do it, Mack the Knife, They Can’t Take that away from me, Misty, Blue Skies, Stormy Weather
Eva Cassidy – Over the Rainbow, Songbird
Frank Sinatra - Autumn Leaves, Fly Me to the Moon, My Way, New York New York, Strangers in the night
Glenn Miller - In the mood
Grappelli - Minor Swing
Joao Gilberto - Desafinado
La Chica de Ipanema
Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Michael Bublé - Haven’t Met you yet, Sway, Crazy Love, Home
Nat King Cole - L.O.V.E
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Norah Jones - Come away with me, Turn me on
Ray Charles - Georgia on my mind
Rosenberg Trio - Bossa Dorado, Blue Bossa
Stéphane Grappelli - Minor Swing, Si tu Savais, Sweet Georgia Brown
LATIN (Lounge & Romantic)
Astor Piazzolla – Libertango
Alejandro Sanz - Corazón Partío
Bacilos – Tabaco y Chanel
Buena Vista Social Club - Dos Gardenias, Lágrimas Negras
Carlos Eleta Almarán - Historia de un Amor
Carlos Gardel – Por una cabeza, Volver
Carlos Vives - Fruta Fresca
Chavela Vargas - La Llorona
Consuelo Velazquez - Bésame Mucho
Grupo Elias Duran - Entre Dos Aguas
Gypsy Kings - Volare
Juventino Rosas - Sobre las Olas
Luis Miguel - Hasta que me olvides
Manuel Mijares – Para amarnos mas
Pedro Infante – Cien años
Reik – Creo en ti
Rio Roma – Contigo
Silvio Rodríguez - Ojalávo
Tito Rodriguez - Cuando Cuando
Trio Los Panchos - Quizás, Quizás, Quizás
Vicente Amigo - Tres Notas para Decir Te Quiero
LATIN (Upbeat)
Celia Cruz - Quimbara
Enrique Iglesias - Súbeme la Radio
Frankie Ruiz - Tu con El
Grupo Niche - Gotas de Lluvia
J Balvin - Mi gente
Jerry Rivera - Amores como el nuestro
KAROL G - Tusa
Luis Enrique – Yo no sé mañana
Luis Fonsi - Despacito
Maluma - Corazon, Felices los 4
Marc Anthony - Flor Pálida
Nicky Jam – X (Equis)
Nio Garcia - Te Boté
Oscar D’León - Lloraras
Pitbull - El Taxi
Rosalía - Di Mi Nombre, Malamente, Yo x Ti, Tu x Mi
Ruben Blades – Buscando Guayaba
Shakira - La Bicicleta, Waka Waka, GIRL LIKE ME
Aaj Mausam - Mohammed Rafi
Aaja Nachle - Salim-Sulaiman
Afghan Jalebi - Pritam
Afreen Afreen - Rahat Fateh Ali Khan version
Agar Tum Saath Ho - Alka Yagnik, Arijit Singh
Awara - Salman Ali
Bahut Pyar Karte Hai - S.P.Balasubrahman
Beainshab - Pritom Hasan
Bol Na Halke Halke - Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Bom Diggy Diggy - Zack Knight
Chalo Tumko Lekar - Shreya Ghoshal
Channa Mereya - Pritam, Arijit Singh
Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko - Mohammed Rafi
Dheere Dheere - Yo Yo Honey Singh
Dil Chori - Yo Yo Honey Singh
Dil Diyan Gallan - Vishal-Shekhar
Dil ka Dariya - Hamza Malik
Dil Kya Kare - Jatin-Lalit
Enna Solli Pogirai - Shankar Mahadevan
Filhall - B Praak
Ghungroo - Arijit Singh
High Rated Gabru
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam - Kavita Krishnamurthy, Mohammad Salamat
Humnava Mere - Jubin Nautiyal, Rocky
Humko Humise Chura Lo - Mohabbatein
Jeena Jeena - Atif Aslam
Kabhi Kabhi Mere Dil Mein - Mukesh & Lata Mangeshkar
Kabhi Sham Dhale - Mahalakshmi Iyer
Kalank Title Song - Arijit Singh
Kaun Tujhe - Sandeep Thankur
Khairiyat - Pritam
Khamoshiyan - Jeet Gannguli, Arijit Singh
Khuda Jaane - Vishal-Shekhar
Lahore - Guru Randhawa
Laung Laachi - Mannat Noor & Gurmeet Singh
Maahi Ve - Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Main Agar Kahoon - Om Shanti Om
Mere Naam Tu - Abhay Jodhpurkar
Mere Rashke Qamar - Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Mile Ho Tum - Tony Kakkar
O Re Piya - Salim-Sulaiman
Pehla Nasha - Udit Narayan
Poomuthole - Vijay Yesudas
Poopol Poopol - Harris Jayaraj
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo - Palak Muchhal
Rom Rom - Sunny
Sajna ve Sajna - Gurdas Maan
Samjhawan - Jawad Ajmad, Shaarib Toshi
Shayad - Love Aaj Kal
Tera Mera Pyar - Kuman Sanu
Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Naa - Lata Mangeshkar
Tere Bin Nahi Lagda - Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Teri Ore - Pritam
Toota Jo Kabhi Tara - Atif Aslam
Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage - Arijit Singh
Tum Hi Ho - Arijit Singh
Tum Se Hi - Pritam
Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi - Neha Kakkar
Andrea Bocelli - Con te partiro
Dean Martin - That’s Amore
Gino Paoli - Senza Fine
Louis Prima - Buona Sera
Luciano Pavarotti - Nessun Dorma, O sole mio
Mimmo Cavallaro - Spagna, Stilla Chiara
Mina - Parole Parole
The Devil went down to Georgia
Wind that shakes the barley
Strip the willow medley
Idir - A Vava Inouva
Khaled - Abdel Kader
Warda - Batwanes Beek, Haramt Ahebak

Naomi's Prices

Last updated: 2024

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£300
Up to 1 hour£450
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£750
Wedding Ceremony
Beautiful violin performance on electric or acoustic violin for your wedding ceremony. Includes the following: - Music as guests arrive, for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, and as guests leave (Classical, Pop, Jazz, Film + Bollywood available, incl 3 extra requests in advance) - All necessary sound equipment (all PAT tested)
Drinks Reception
Beautiful violin performance on electric or acoustic violin for your wedding drinks reception or wedding breakfast. Includes the following: - Strolling show for wedding breakfast or beautiful background set for drinks reception (2 x 40 mins of Pop, Jazz, Ibiza Classics or Bollywood) - All necessary sound equipment (all PAT tested)
Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception
- Music before the service begins (20 mins), for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, couple exit and as guests leave. - Beautiful background music at the drinks reception or wedding breakfast (2 x 40 mins) Solo violin with professional backing tracks. Large repertoire of songs to choose from and requests accepted in advance. PA system included for events of up to 80 people.
Wedding Ceremony, Drinks Reception & Wedding breakfast
- Music before the service begins (20 mins), for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, couple exit and as guests leave. - Beautiful background music at the drinks reception (2 x 40 mins) - Strolling set during wedding breakfast to set the perfect background! Solo violin with professional backing tracks. Large repertoire of songs to choose from and requests accepted in advance. PA system included for events of up to 80 people.
All day wedding package!
- Ceremony: Music before the service begins (20 mins), for bridal entrance, during the signing of the register, couple exit and as guests leave. - Drinks Reception: Beautiful background music at the drinks reception (2 x 40 mins) - Party and/or wedding breakfast: Music for first dance, upbeat LED electric violin show for wedding party and/or strolling show during wedding breakfast. This package offers most flexibility - music for every part of the day, made bespoke to your vision of the day. Solo violin with professional backing tracks. Large repertoire of songs to choose from and requests accepted in advance. PA system included for events of up to 80 people.
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I never sit down or stand still when performing! I love engaging the guests in the performance and making sure that the performance is not only elegant and of the best musical technical ability, but fun and enjoyable!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I've played at the Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican, Wembley Arena, the House of Lords and the US Ambassador’s Residence to name a few! I also perform regularly at wedding venues in and around London and across the UK.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I love alternative and fusion string players like D-Sharp and 2 Cellos who take modern electro, pop, rock and RnB music giving it a really quirky twist on the cello and violin.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Performing at Wembley Arena as the backing violinist for Indian Idol winner Salman Ali! Performing in Mexico City for over 1000 people for an event by Peugeot was also amazing…

Do you have different line-up options?

Naomi can be booked with a pianist, singer, sax, cellist, as a violin duo or with DJ. She has worked with some of the most sought after musicians across the country and regularly works in ensembles at top venues such as the Four Seasons and Hilton Hotels! Get in touch to discuss options.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try to be as flexible as possible and understand that details can change. Just communicate any changes with me and we can work together to create the best solution!

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually need 30 mins max to set up. Before the event we will agree on whether you need to rent a PA or if I'll use that of the venue or DJ, which will entail minor prior communication with these.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

My set lists are made up of songs played at countless performances to create a wide range of repertoire suited to many tastes, creating the best atmosphere in the right moment. I have different recommendations for the ceremony, meal, and reception, and am more than happy to take on your specific requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes! I bring my acoustic or electric violin plus wireless microphone and PA system for events of up to 80 people. If there are more people, I can provide extra equipment. Please send me a message and I will be happy to discuss the needs for your event!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Absolutely. I take up to 5 specific song requests before the event, and check the set list: you may be surprised and already find your favourite tunes there!
Pop, Latin, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Folk, Ceilidh, Country, Irish rock, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Jazz, Blues, Gypsy jazz, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Swing, Light music, Easy listening, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1990s era music, 1960s era music, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Bossa nova, Argentinian, Italian music, French music, Samba, Tango, Spanish music, Electronic, Ambient, Deep house, Electronica, Electro-Swing, EDM, House, Ibiza club, Techno, Jungle, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Salsa, Christmas, Opera, Baroque, Dubstep, 1940s era music, 1930s era music, 1950s era music, 1920s era music, Traditional Scottish folk, Gospel, Disco, World music, Asian music, Bollywood, Cuban music, Flamenco, Afrobeat, Cumbia, Reggae, Merengue
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Virtual event
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Ableton Live, Arranger, Transcription, Theory teaching
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