Hire Violinists Near You in Barnsley

Violinists for hire in Barnsley

Hire a violinist in Barnsley 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 346 best violinists local to Barnsley here.

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Hire Christopher Heron
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£312.50 - £500
ViolinistSheffield

Northern Irish Singer-Songwriter & multi-Instrumentalist. Playing over 500 events to include the acoustic stage at glasto & BBC live lounge!

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Hire Sarah Anne Bush - Music
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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 Bianca Blezard
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£562.50 - £750
ViolinistHolmfirth

Award-winning Wedding Violinist

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Hire Amy Fields
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£325 - £450
ViolinistGlossop

Stunning Classical & Electric Violinist & String Quartet/Trio Manager Manchester & UK wide. Classical, Pop, Bollywood! Weddings+Events etc.

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Hire Magdalena Helen
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£275 - £550
ViolinistLeeds

Leeds Violinist Available for Events!

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Hire Chloe Hayward - Violinist
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ViolinistLeeds

Chloe Hayward is an exciting professional violinist who loves to perform at events, in musical theatre shows and on stage!

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Hire Heloísa Ribeiro
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£300 - £700
ViolinistShipley

I am a Portuguese Professional Violinist with a broad performance experience.

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Hire Dominika Resinska
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ViolinistLeeds

Classically trained violinist with huge love for Musical Theatre

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Hire Alesia Violin
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£220 - £380
ViolinistLeeds

Live Electric or Acoustic Violin Performance for any occasion! Pop, Classic, Bollywood

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Hire Asuka Sumi
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From£180
ViolinistLeeds

A violinist in Leeds trained in Tokyo and Amsterdam. Loves classic, sacred vocal works, Jazz, theatre & opera.

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Hire Howard (Live Lounge Music)
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£450 - £950
ViolinistShipley

Established in 2011, Live Lounge have built an enviable reputation as one of the top wedding and function bands in the region.

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Hire Rob Jourdain
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£180 - £400
ViolinistChesterfield

Versatile Violin performer for weddings, corporate functions, session work and more. Repertoire about 700 Classical, Pop, Folk, Bollywood

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Hire Jasmine Grundy
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£160 - £350
ViolinistLeeds

Friendly and talented young Violinist ready to perform at all sorts of events!

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Hire Stephen Shulman
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£90 - £200
ViolinistHebden Bridge

Stephen is versatile violinist, with many genres. Whether the music is swing to dance to, gypsy music or a quartet he will adapt for you

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Hire Sandra Toledo
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£165 - £285
ViolinistSheffield

Highly experienced solo and versatile/orchestral/ensemble violinist since the year 2000. Prepared to add a touch of elegance to your event.

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Hire River Edis-Smith
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£200 - £375
ViolinistSheffield

Violinist, Composer, Educator. A young versitile Sheffield-based performer who has a passion for classical contemporary music.

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Hire Violin Duo
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£160 - £480
ViolinistRotherham

Violinist, pop and classical musician.

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Hire Vijay Venkat
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£300 - £750
ViolinistShipley

Multi-Instrumentalist - Indian Classical music performer also performing other genres such as World music, Ambient, Fusion and Jazz-fusion.

Hiring a Violinist in Barnsley

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Popular genres:
Classical, Pop, Jazz
Average response time:
39 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Violinist in Barnsley?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Are violins popular for weddings?

Yes, violins are commonly played at weddings. Violin music is popular for wedding ceremonies due to its elegance and versatility. Wedding violinists typically play classical pieces such as Pachelbel's Canon in D, Wagner's Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride), and Mendelssohn's Wedding March. Violins are also used to play romantic and contemporary songs, creating a beautiful ambience during key moments like the processional, recessional, and during the signing of the marriage certificate. Electric violinists are particularly popular during drinks receptions as they have a more upbeat vibe. Additionally, violinists can collaborate with other musicians or play alongside singers, enhancing the overall musical experience at weddings. Check out our curated selection of wedding violinists for hire or speak to one of our experts to find the perfect violinist for your special day.

Is one violin enough for a wedding?

One violin can be enough for a wedding, especially for smaller, intimate ceremonies or receptions. A solo violinist can create a beautiful and elegant ambience, performing classical pieces, romantic ballads, or even contemporary songs. A skilled violinist can evoke strong emotions and add a touch of sophistication to the event. However, the choice ultimately depends on the couple's preferences, the size of the venue, and the desired atmosphere. For larger weddings or if a fuller sound is desired, couples may consider hiring a string quartet, which consists of two violins, a viola, and a cello, offering a richer and more layered musical experience. Couples should consider the venue's acoustics and their budget when deciding on the number of musicians for their wedding.

Which songs sound best on the violin?

The violin is a versatile instrument that can beautifully render a wide variety of songs. Here are some songs across different genres that often sound particularly enchanting when played on the violin: 1. Classical Pieces: - Pachelbel's Canon in D - Beethoven's "Spring" Sonata - Tchaikovsky's "Melodie" - Bach's Partita No. 3 in E Major 2. Romantic Songs: - Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" - Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" - John Legend's "All of Me" - Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" 3. Pop and Contemporary Hits: - Adele's "Someone Like You" - Taylor Swift's "Love Story" - Coldplay's "Viva la Vida" - Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" 4. Jazz and Folk Tunes: - Gershwin's "Summertime" - "Autumn Leaves" (a jazz standard) - "Ashokan Farewell" (from the soundtrack of "The Civil War" documentary)

Which is better violin or electric violin?

The choice between a traditional acoustic violin and an electric violin depends on the musician's preferences, the musical genre, and the specific context of use. Traditional Acoustic Violin: - Pros: Acoustic violins produce a warm, rich sound that is often preferred in classical and traditional music settings. Due to their deep resonance, they are well suited for solo performances, chamber music, and orchestral arrangements. With the right technique, the acoustic violin can also be used for a variety of genres. - Cons: They require a microphone in amplified settings, and their sound can be affected by the acoustics of the venue. Electric Violin: - Pros: Electric violins are designed to be amplified and are excellent for performances in amplified settings, such as rock concerts or fusion bands. They offer the option to experiment with various digital effects, expanding the range of sounds. Electric violins are also easier to record directly into audio systems. - Cons: Some musicians find the sound of electric violins less natural or expressive compared to acoustic violins. They might not be the best choice for traditional classical music settings. In the end, the "better" option depends on the musician's preferences and the musical context. Several musicians prefer the warmth and versatility of an acoustic violin, while others prefer the electric violin's versatility. It's common for many violin players to own both types, using them based on the specific demands of their performances.

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