Hire Violinists Near You in Stoke-on-Trent

Violinists for hire in Stoke-on-Trent

Hire a violinist in Stoke-on-Trent 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 349 best violinists local to Stoke-on-Trent here.

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Hire CAVE Composer Arranger Violinist Educator
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£200 - £450
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 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 Amore Music - Violinist and Pianist
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£310 - £510
ViolinistCannock

Experienced Violinist or Pianist for all occasions.

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Hire Margaret Jackson
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£300 - £550
ViolinistDerby

Professional and experienced Violinist playing for weddings and events, with major orchestras, popular artists and for TV.

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Hire Susan Harris-Cohen
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£250 - £500
ViolinistNewport

Professional violinist and teacher living in Telford, West Midlands. Manager and violinist with Scherzando Strings based in Telford

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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 Fortune Strings
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£620 - £880
ViolinistLichfield

Award-winning string quartet in Lichfield. Music from Bach to AC/DC. Over 18 years experience, Fortune provide the perfect background.

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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 Dan Haves
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£125 - £350
ViolinistShifnal

Young versatile ATCL Diploma level violinist. I play at weddings and other events. Can play with backing tracks or without.

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Hire Okantan
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ViolinistBurton-on-Trent

Sacred and Classical Music for your ceremonies or events. Violinist and Church Pianist with 15+ years of experience.

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Hire Thomas Balch
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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.

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Hire Amore Music - Pianist
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£170 - £310
ViolinistCannock

Experienced Pianist and Violinist

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Hire Cristinel Bacanu
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£200 - £387.50
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 Barbara Krajewska
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£437.50 - £712.50
ViolinistHungerford

Amazing Violinist experienced in playing solo for weddings, parties, drinks receptions and corporate events.

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Hire Aelfwyn Shipton
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£500 - £600
ViolinistLondon

Aelfwyn is an international freelance violinist and composer currently based in London and looking to perform music worldwide

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Hire Colette Hazen
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From£250
ViolinistLondon

Violinist with a breadth of experience performing at corporate parties, luxury events and weddings both in UK and worldwide.

Hiring a Violinist in Stoke-On-Trent

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Popular genres:
Classical, Pop, Bollywood
Average response time:
30 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Violinist in Stoke-on-Trent?

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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