Nicholas Frost

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Yorkshire violinist available for weddings, private functions, and corporate events
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I'm a York based Violinist with over 20 years playing experience. I have a wide range of popular and classical music to make your occasion that extra bit special. I'm also a member of the Vitula String Quartet and Ebor String Quartet.

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Nicholas' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Chloe B
21 days ago
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5 out of 5

Nick was amazing at our wedding ceremony. He also was to to learn the song I was walking down the isle too! Our guests also loved Nicks music, they couldn’t stop talking about it! Thank you for being a part of our special day! Mr & Mrs Page x

Reply from Nicholas
21 days ago

Thanks for having me play Chloe and congratulations to yourself and Aaron on getting married!! I really enjoyed performing at your wedding and thought the sunflower theme looked amazing 😎 All the best for the future, Nick

Rachel S
27 days ago
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5 out of 5

Nick was outstanding at our wedding. He learnt a song for when I walked down the aisle and it was perfect. Our guests all said he was amazing. The music before the ceremony set my husband off and alot of guests as it was so moving. Thank you so much for helping to make my day so memorable

Reply from Nicholas
23 days ago

Thanks for the lovely review Rachel and congratulations to yourself and Alistair! I'm pleased to hear your guests enjoyed the music 😊

Ian T
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

What a real pleasure it was to have Nick perform for us at our private gathering. Nick simply was fantastic and we highly recommend him to anyone wanting to hire a violinist. The wide range kept us very happy and I wouldn't hesitate to get Nick back again.

Reply from Nicholas
3 months ago

Thanks again for having me Ian. I had such fun performing for you and your family!

James S
5 months ago
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5 out of 5

Nick played at our wedding reception and was absolutely amazing! We had guests expressing how good he was! He was very understanding as we booked him last minute but nothing was a problem for him, he even learnt some song requests which we loved! He was a highlight of our day. Thank you Nick 😊

Reply from Nicholas
5 months ago

Thanks for the review James and thank you to you and Bethony for having me perform on your big day, it was a pleasure and great fun! Wishing you both all the best for the future, Nick

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From other customers:

Louise S
11 months ago, for a Wedding in Windmill Hill
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5 out of 5

We just wanted to say a really big thank you for yesterday! You were amazing and we really appreciate it, Louise and Nick

Mark M
3 years ago, for a Wedding anniversary in 12 Goodramgate
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5 out of 5

"My wife and I cant begin to express our thanks to you for making our night so special and memorable. Fantastic! Thank you! Mark & Mandy"

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Nicholas' Song list

ABBA- Dancing Queen
ABBA-Mamma Mia
ABBA- Super Trouper
Adele- Easy On Me
Adele- Make You Feel My Love
Adele- Skyfall
Aerosmith- I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing
Alicia Keys- Empire State of Mind Part II
American Authors- Best Day of My Life
Amy Winehouse- Back to Black
Amy Winehouse- Valerie
Artic Monkeys- Do I Wanna Know?
Avicii- Wake Me Up
Beatles- All You Need is Love
Beatles- Here Comes the Sun
Beatles- I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Beyonce- Crazy In Love
Beyonce- Halo
Beyonce- Love on Top
Billie Eilish- Bad Guy
Billie Eilish ft Khalid- Lovely
Blink 182- All The Small Things
Bon Jovi-Livin on a Prayer
Bruno Mars-Marry You
Bruno Mars- Just The Way You Are
Calvin Harris Ft Disciples- How Deep Is Your Love?
Calvin Harris ft Ellie Goulding- I Need Your Love
Calvin Harris Ft Rhianna- We Found Love
Camila Cabello ft Shawn Mendes- Senorita
Camila Cabello - Havana
Christina Perri- A Thousand Years
Coldplay- Clocks
Coldplay- Paradise
Coldplay- Sky Full of Stars
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Coldplay - The Scientist
Dua Lipa- Levitate
Dua Lipa Ft Calvin Harris- One Kiss
Ed Sheeran-Afterglow
Ed Sheeran- Bad Habits
Ed Sheeran- Perfect
Ed Sheeran- Shape Of You
Elbow- One Day Like This
Ellie Goulding- How long will I love you?
Ellie Goulding- Love Me Like You Do
Elton John- Your Song
Elton John- Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Elton John- Tiny Dancer
Elton John Ft Dua Lipa- Cold Heart
Elvis Presley- Can’t Help Falling In Love
Etta James- At Last
Europe- The Final Countdown
Eva Cassidy- Fields Of Gold
Fleetwood Mac- Dreams
Fleetwood Mac- The Chain
Florence and the Machine- Dog Days are Over
Florence and the Machine- You’ve Got The Love
Fountains of Wayne - Stacy’s Mom
Frank Sinatra- New York, New York
Frankie Valli- Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Guns N Rose- Sweet Child o’ Mine
Harry Styles- Sign of the times
Harry Styles- Watermelon Sugar
Jack Johnson- Better Together
Jason Mraz- I’m Yours
John Legend- All Of Me
Journey- Don’t Stop Believing
Justin Bieber- Despacito
Justin Timberlake- Can’t Stop The Feeling
Kate Bush- Running up that Hill
Katy Perry- Firework
Keane- Somewhere Only We Know
Killers- Mr Brightside
Killers- Somebody Told Me
Kings Of Leon- Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon- Use Somebody
Lady Gaga- Applause
Lady Gaga- Shallow (ft Bradley Cooper)
Lewis Capaldi- Someone You Loved
Leonard Cohen- Hallelujah
Lizzo- Juice
Louis Armstrong- What a Wonderful World
Maroon 5- Memories
Metallica- Nothing Else Matters
Michael Jackson- Black Or White/Billy Jean
Neil Diamond- Sweet Caroline
Oasis- Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis- Live Forever
Oasis- Wonderwall
One Republic- Apologise
One Republic - Counting Stars
Owl City- Fireflies
Pharrell Williams- Happy
Queen- Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen- Don’t Stop Me Now
Red Hot Chili Peppers- By the way
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Can’t Stop
Red Hot Chili Peppers- Under the Bridge
Robbie Williams- Angels
Robbie Williams- She’s the One
Sia- Chandelier
Sia- Cheap Thrills
Sigur Ros- Hopipolla
Snow Patrol- Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder- Isn’t She Lovely
Stevie Wonder- Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Take That- Rule The World
Taylor Swift- Blank Space
Taylor Swift- Love Story
Taylor Swift- Lover
Taylor Swift- Wildest Dreams
The Corrs- Runaway
The Kooks- She Moves in Her Own
The Weeknd- Blinding Lights
The Verve- Bittersweet Symphony
Tom Odell- Another Love
Tones & I- Dance Monkey
Toto- Africa
Toto- Hold the Line
U2- With or Without You
Van Morrison- Brown Eyed Girl
Whitney Houston- I Will Always Love You
Film and TV
Across the Stars: Star Wars- John Williams
Beauty And The Beast- Once Upon a Dream- Orig.Tchaikovsky
Doctor Who Theme- Murray Gold
Downton Abbey Theme-Alastair King
Game of Thrones-Ramin Djawadis
Ghostbusters- Ray Parker
Greatest Showman “Million Dreams”- Benj Pasek + Justin Paul
“Never Enough”- Benj Pasek + Justin Paul
"Rewrite the Stars”- Benj Pasek + Justin Paul
Harry Potter “Hedwigs Theme”- John Williams
Inception “Time”- Hans Zimmer
Interstellar Medley- Hans Zimmer
James Bond Theme- Monty Norman
Jungle Book- I Wanna Be Like You
Jurassic Park Theme- John Williams
Les Miserable “I Dreamed a Dream” Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lion King “Can You Feel The Love”- Elton John
Lord of the Rings Medley- Howard Shore
Mamma Mia Medley-Abba
Nobody Does It Better (The Spy Who Loved Me)- Carly Simon
Raiders March (Indiana Jones)- John Williams
Schindlers List- John Williams
Pirates of the Caribbean- Hans Zimmer
The Throne Room (Star Wars)- John Williams
The Magnificent Seven- Elmer Bernstein
Classical Music
Ave Maria- Bach
Ave Maria- Schubert
Air on the G string- Bach
Bridal Chorus- Wagner
Clair de Lune (From Ocean’s 11)- Debussy
Entrance of Queen Sheba- Handel
Flower Duet- Delibes
Gymnopedies- Satie
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring- Bach
Jupiter- Holst
Meditation from Thais- Massenet
Nessun Dorma- Puccini
O Sole Mio- Capua
Pavane- Faure
Palladio- Jenkins
Pachelbels Canon in D- Pachelbel
Salut d’amour- Elgar
Trumpet Voluntary- Clarke
Water Music- Handel
Wedding March from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Mendelssohn
Wedding March- Wagner

Nicholas' 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)£75
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£350
Wedding Ceremony or Drinks Reception
Either: *Up to 45 minutes of live music for your guests to enjoy as they arrive for your wedding ceremony *Music during the ceremony for the aisle walk, signing of the register and exit. *Bespoke arrangment of up to three songs should they not appear on our repetoire list. OR *Live music for you and your guests while you enjoy your drinks reception for up to 1 hour (see add ons for extra sets) *Bespoke arrangment of up to 3 songs if they don't appear on our repetoire list
Ceremony & Drinks Reception
*Up to 45 minutes of music as your guests arrive. *Music during your ceremony for the aisle walk, signing of the register and for the aisle walk *Music during your drinks reception (up to 1 hour, see add ons for extra)
Ceremony, Drinks Reception & Wedding Breakfast
*Up to 45 minutes of Live music for your guests to enjoy as they arrive for youe ceremony. *Music during the ceremony for the aisle walk, signing of the register and for the exit. *Up to an hour of live music as you celebrate your marriage during the drinks reception. (See add ons for longer sets) *Music as you make your big entrance to the Wedding Breakfast and as you enjoy your wedding breakfast (two 45 minute sets)


Extra 30 minutes
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Customer questions

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

Simply let me know as soon as you know of a change. Most of the time this won't be an issue.

How much time do you need to set up?

It takes about 20-30 minutes to set up my equipment and to warm up. I usually arrive an hour before I start playing to u

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

Yes of course! You can create your own set list list for me to play, or alternatively give me an idea of what sort of music you're after and I'll create a set list especially for you. At the bottom of my songlist you will find my standard set list.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

As long as the song is playable on the Violin I can learn specific pieces no problem.
Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Film / TV music, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Top 40, Rock
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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:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Fluent sight-reader
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