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Violinists for hire in Bolton

Hire a violinist in Bolton 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 360 best violinists local to Bolton here.

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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 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 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 Nadia Vasileva Violinist with Encore
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£250 - £450
ViolinistManchester

Electric and acoustic violinist, Royal College of Music London graduate

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Hire Matt Glossop Violinist with Encore
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ViolinistManchester

Mutli Genre Event Violinist.. High accomplished event violinist performing at private events across the UK and internationally.

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Hire Bianca Blezard Violinist with Encore
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£562.50 - £750
ViolinistHolmfirth

Award-winning Wedding Violinist

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Hire Amy Fields Violinist with Encore
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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 Isabella Baker Violinist with Encore
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£287.50 - £437.50
ViolinistManchester

Top Violinist for luxury events in the North West - as heard on TV & Radio!

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Hire Elena Orsi Violinist with Encore
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ViolinistManchester

Fun and professional wedding/event violinist! Have performed at numerous venues in England and Italy. Guaranteed exceptional entertainment!

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Hire Jonathan Law Violinist with Encore
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ViolinistManchester

Experienced freelance violinist from Royal Northern College of Music

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Hire Elizabeth Violinist with Encore
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£120 - £350
ViolinistManchester

A studying musician at RNCM, that has been playing the violin for over 10 years!

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Hire Paula Bowes Violinist with Encore
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ViolinistManchester

Professional viola player based in Manchester, UK.

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Hire Stephen Shulman Violinist with Encore
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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 Fryderyk Andrasz Violinist with Encore
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ViolinistPrescot

violinist in music classical- chamber, duo, quartet, orchestra, jazz-bands, poem -bands, folk-bands

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Hire Daria Violinist with Encore
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£180 - £350
ViolinistSouthport

I am professional violinist, I perform around the world.I’ve played 300+ events.If your guests love classical&modern music this is my forte!

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Hire Thomas Balch Violinist with Encore
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£180 - £250
ViolinistManchester

Thomas Balch is a violinist, baroque violinist and violist who studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Latest reviews of our Violinists in Bolton

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"Wow what can I say.. Gaynor was absolutely incredible, would check up on how the wedding planning was going before the big day & updated me every step of the way. This was a surprise for my wife on our wedding day. Wasn’t a dry eye even before we walked down the aisle!! Everyone loved the music choice saying it was a beautiful touch, really brought everything together!! We absolutely loved how gaynor put a personal touch on things by writing in our guest book was so extremely thoughtful (& emotionally). We both can’t thank you enough you are worth it 100x over!! Love Lucy & Amy xxx"

Lucy hired Gaynor Sutcliffe for a Wedding (available in Bolton)

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"Gaynor was absolutely amazing playing for us at our wedding. She made the wedding extra special with how beautiful she plays the violin, all the guests commented on how amazing she was and how it created such a beautiful atmosphere at the ceremony. Gaynor is also very lovely and always very quick at replying to any messages I had. Would highly recommend her to anyone 😊 thanks again!! Xx"

Charlotte hired Gaynor Sutcliffe for a Wedding (available in Bolton)

Verified Review, 7 July 2024
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"We booked Gaynor and her accompanying pianist only about 6 weeks before our wedding, and we feel so lucky to have found her. She was incredible, both in the weeks leading up and on the day. She walked us through what she needed, what she would be playing at different times during the ceremony, and was completely flexible, allowing us to make changes to anything necessary. She also sent us a list of the medley she typically plays before the ceremony as well as a video of her playing to make sure we were happy. Some of the music we asked her to play was from a video game and was a bit obscure, but even with the short notice, they played it beautifully and just perfectly encapsulated our vision. Music is very important to me and my husband, so it was crucial that we found someone who shared that passion. Thank you Gaynor! Highly recommend."

Audrey hired Gaynor Sutcliffe for a Wedding (available in Bolton)

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FAQs about hiring Violinists in Bolton

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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 Bolton

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Popular genres:
Classical, Pop, Bollywood
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Busiest times:
June, July, August

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

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

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