Hire Violinists Near You in Ayrshire and Arran

Violinists for hire in Ayrshire and Arran

Hire a violinist in Ayrshire and Arran for your special occasion. Whether you're planning a wedding, party or even a proposal, booking a violinist is a brilliant way to add elegance and sophistication to your event. Our versatile violinists use backing tracks to create a full sound, whether they're playing classical, pop, folk or Bollywood. Browse our 114 best violinists local to Ayrshire and Arran here.

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Hire Diane Merson-Jones Violinist with Encore
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From£180
ViolinistDalry

Diane is a professional musician working mainly in Glasgow. She has many years experience playing in orchestras and with her string quartet.

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Hire Cristinel Bacanu Violinist with Encore
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£200 - £390
ViolinistWest Midlands

Freelance violin and viola player as well as leader for orchestras, Bacanu Quartet. Performed as a Violinist in Good Morning Britain

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Hire Emma Maria Rushworth Violinist with Encore
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From£250
ViolinistManchester

I am a an International Acoustic/Electric Violinist. Music and performance is my life. I have played as a soloist and a part of many groups.

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Hire Eleanor Shute Violinist with Encore
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£312.50 - £475
ViolinistManchester

Eleanor is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music. Available for solo, chamber, orchestral, session and pit work.

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Hire Christopher Heron Violinist with Encore
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£406.25 - £687.50
ViolinistSheffield

Northern Irish Violinist | Guitar & Vocalist | Live-Looper | Highlights→ GLASTONBURY MAIN STAGE | BBC LIVE LOUNGE | TOURING IBIZA ORCHESTRA

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Hire CAVE Composer Arranger Violinist Educator Violinist with Encore
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£212.50 - £462.50
ViolinistWalsall

COMPOSER ARRANGER VIOLINIST EDUCATOR: CAVE is a violinist and electric violinist available for any event covering all musical styles.

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Hire Nadia Violin Violinist with Encore
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£575 - £950
ViolinistRipon

Let Nadia Violin be the soundtrack to your unique love story! From Classical, Pop-Rock to Bollywood hits, she crafts a symphony of Love!

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Hire Violin for Weddings Violinist with Encore
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£243.75 - £356.25
ViolinistPeterlee

Experienced and professional solo violinist for weddings ceremonies & receptions; corporate events, anniversaries, proposals and more.

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Hire Rebecca Young Violinist with Encore
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£250 - £475
ViolinistLiverpool

🎻 Experienced, versatile violinist. North-West based. Covers Pop, Classical and Folk styles. Takes song requests 🎻

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Hire Jordan Garbutt Violinist with Encore
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£350 - £500
ViolinistEdinburgh

Modern, classical acoustic Violinist bringing joy to hearts and souls through mellow, warm tones. Perfect for romantic occasions.

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Hire Sarah Anne Bush - Music Violinist with Encore
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£325 - £625
ViolinistMexborough

Multi-talented violinist, pianist and musical theatre singer to make your wedding or event the most memorable and unforgettable experience.

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Hire Jools Street Violinist with Encore
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£250 - £375
ViolinistCoventry

A uniquely uplifting wedding experience!

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Hire Gaynor Sutcliffe Violinist with Encore
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£160 - £200
ViolinistClitheroe

Music tailored to pure ambient or ‘let’s get the party started’, sing along environments. Violin, piano and vocals and any requests taken.

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Hire Katie Fiddlestix Violinist with Encore
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£250 - £375
ViolinistBury

Solo violinist and pianist, North West area. Katie is available to perform at social events, corporates, weddings and functions.

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Hire Mary Gristwood Violinist with Encore
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£180 - £300
ViolinistBathgate

Violinist/fiddle player and caller.

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Hire Richard Sanderson Violinist with Encore
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£300 - £500
ViolinistManchester

Richard is a highly accomplished gigging musician based in Manchester. His main instrument is the violin and can play all styles on request.

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Hire Blue Violin Violinist with Encore
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£312.50 - £625
ViolinistLeeds

International crossover violinist in UK/USA. I've played over 1,000+ events including shows with Paul Simon, John Mayer and Sesame Street.

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Hire Nicholas Frost Violinist with Encore
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£250 - £350
ViolinistYork

Yorkshire violinist available for weddings, private functions, and corporate events

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Latest reviews of our Violinists in Ayrshire and Arran

Diane Merson-Jones
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"Beautiful music at our ceremony and drink reception. Thank you!"

Emma hired Diane Merson-Jones for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

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Diane Merson-Jones
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"Diane was fantastic both on the day and to work with. She really listened to what we wanted and executed it to perfection alongside her partner Jon. Thank you ever so much "

Jenn hired Diane Merson-Jones for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 28 December 2023
Diane Merson-Jones
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"Diane was a great and really made our wedding ceremony feel special with her hand picked songs! Would book again!"

Ryan hired Diane Merson-Jones for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 2 December 2023

FAQs about hiring Violinists in Ayrshire And Arran

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Are violins popular for weddings?

Yes, absolutely, particularly for smaller, more intimate weddings, one violinist can be enough. A solo violinist can create a beautiful, elegant atmosphere that is loud enough to be heard by everyone without drowning out conversation. However, for larger weddings, you might want to opt for a string quartet or a string duo instead for a fuller sound. If unsure, chat with one of our experts today who talk through your budget, venue and tastes to work out what would work best for you.

Is one violin enough for a wedding?

Yes, violinists are very popular for weddings. Traditional, acoustic violinists are great for wedding ceremonies, evening meals and wedding breakfasts, whereas electric violinists are popular for drinks receptions as they have a louder sound.

Which songs sound best on the violin?

The violin is often associated with classical music, but it's a versatile instrument that can work well with many genres. If you're a fan of classical music, you might enjoy listening to Pachelbel's Canon in D, Beethoven's "Spring" Sonata, or Tchaikovsky's "Melodie". For those who prefer modern music, songs like Adele's "Someone Like You", Ed Sheeran's "Perfect", or Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" sound great on the violin. If you browse through our musicians’ profiles, you’ll be able to find videos of their live performances and their song lists to get an idea of their sound. It's worth mentioning, however, that our violinists are skilled professionals who are committed to making sure you have a great night and are more than willing to take requests if you can’t find your favourite song on their profile.

Which is better violin or electric violin?

Choosing between a traditional acoustic violin and an electric violin depends on factors like venue size, acoustics, and budget. Acoustic violins produce a warm sound but may not project well in larger spaces. Electric violins can amplify sound and offer digital effects, but some argue they lack natural expression. Ultimately, what works best will depend on your preferences and many of our violinists own both acoustic and electric so browse our collection of violinists today to see what might work best for you.

Hiring a Violinist in Ayrshire And Arran

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Popular genres:
Classical, Pop, Jazz
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25 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Violinist in Ayrshire and Arran?

The typical price for a Violinist is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£310
£££High-end£400+

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