Hire Violinists Near You in Surrey

Violinists for hire in Surrey

Hire a violinist in Surrey 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 311 best violinists local to Surrey here.

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Hire Mary Young
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From£180
ViolinistChessington

I am a classically trained (Bmus TCM) solo violinist who plays Classical, Jazz, Pop, film music and Disney. I am happy to take requests.

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Hire Lisa Rollin
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£300 - £400
ViolinistEast Molesey

LED Electric and CLASSICAL Violinist with wireless PA, who plays to backing tracks. Hugely experienced with a large repertoire list.

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Hire Jessie May Smart
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From£300
ViolinistAscot

Dynamic and vastly experienced violinist & electric violinist Jessie performs in London, across the UK, and around the globe.

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Hire Clare Wheeler
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From£180
ViolinistWoking

Clare is a freelance violinist working in & around the South East of England, performing with numerous orchestras, her string quartet & duo.

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Hire Annabel
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£165 - £350
ViolinistGuildford

A versatile violinist, pianist and singer from Surrey. Happy to take requests from pop to classical. Also part of a quartet and duet.

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Hire Sandra Brus
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£250 - £400
ViolinistDorking

Sandra Brus, versatile & passionate violin player.

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Hire Mahaliah Edwards
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ViolinistSurrey

An experienced and versatile musician able to perform a variety of music. She has performed with Ed Sheeran, Michael Bublé and more.

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Hire Judith Malonda
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From£200
ViolinistPetersfield

I studied at the RAM from 1970-74 Violin,Piano and Singing. I have a Professional Certificate and GRSM and LRAM Violin Teachers Diploma

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Hire Malcolm Allison
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From£180
ViolinistGuildford

The artington string quartet,my quartet is experieced in performing in concerts and for weddings and other private functions, classical,pop

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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.

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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 David Giardino
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£250 - £550
ViolinistLondon

London-based violinist, leader of own ensemble Giardino Strings, guest violinist in various groups, function bands and chamber orchestras.

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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 Emma-Marie Kabanova
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£160 - £300
ViolinistWimborne

Recently featured on Classic FM, Emma-Marie is an award winning violinist who has traveled the world playing for royalty and celebrities.

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Hire Jessica Boyd
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From£165
ViolinistLondon

Jessica is a professional violinist and actress based in London. Available for Orchestral, Chamber, Session and teaching work (full DBS)

Hiring a Violinist in Surrey

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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 Surrey?

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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