Hire Violinists Near You in Stockport

Violinists for hire in Stockport

Hire a violinist in Stockport 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 347 best violinists local to Stockport here.

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Hire Emma Maria Rushworth
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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
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£250 - £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
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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 Richard Sanderson
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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 Matt Glossop
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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
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£562.50 - £750
ViolinistHolmfirth

Award-winning Wedding Violinist

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Hire Katie Fiddlestix
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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 Nadia Vasileva
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£250 - £450
ViolinistManchester

Electric and acoustic violinist, Royal College of Music London graduate

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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 Jonathan Law
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ViolinistManchester

Experienced freelance violinist from Royal Northern College of Music

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Hire Elena Orsi
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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 Kathleen Ord
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From£200
ViolinistLeek

String quartet, orchestral, ceilidh, jazz, pop, all genres. Gigs & recording. Great sight-reader & improviser. Own gear & transport.

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Hire Elizabeth
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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
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ViolinistManchester

Professional viola player based in Manchester, UK.

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Hire Sarah Jackson
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£180 - £350
ViolinistStoke-on-Trent

Actress and violinist. Leader of Quartet Cabaret and freelance orchestral player.

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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 Isabella Baker
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£160 - £250
ViolinistManchester

Multi-genre violinist available in the North West. Recent accolades include performing with John Newman, Ray Quinn & Collabro.

Hiring a Violinist in Stockport

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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 Stockport?

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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