Violin For Weddings

Durham, County Durham
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Price from: £160

Solo violin is so romantic and is perfectly suited to classical, folk, pop, film & show melodies. It will sound wonderful in a church or castle; for a civil ceremony or even for an outdoor wedding. The solo violin works beautifully for classical, folk, religious and popular songs, film or show-tunes with strong melodies - for example 'When You Wish Upon A Star', 'A Whole New World' or even Green Day or ABBA!
Solo violin is also available for proposals, anniversaries, receptions and dinner music.

Some of the most popular choices for ceremony music are Pachelbel's Canon in D, Can't Help Falling In Love, Ed Sheeran's Perfect, All of Me and Tale As Old As Time from Beauty and The Beast.

Emma is a professional violinist based in Durham and has more than fifteen years experience of performing at many of the region's most prestigious wedding venues including Wynyard Hall, Lumley Castle, Matfen Hall, Beamish Hall, Headlam Hall, Healey Barn and many more.

For a fuller more upbeat sound a violin/ guitar duo is available for both ceremonies and receptions and can play a huge range of music including pop, rock, jazz, folk, classical & film themes.

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cerys

Aug. 23, 2020

Brilliant . Did everything we asked . Could not fault

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Kara Sinclair

Dec. 31, 2019

Emma was fantastic. I would recommend and a really good price

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MariaLuisa

Feb. 9, 2018

I booked Violin for Weddings to play at my birthday party. We had 100 guests, many of whom were not familiar with Emma Fisk's music. They were enchanted with the quality of the playing, the repertoire and the originality of my choice for background music. Emma was certainly a huge hit. She was very professional- arriving in good time and offering to play two sets to fit in with the serving of the buffet. I left the choice of music up to her and it was perfect. Easy to listen to, very enjoyable - suitable for all tastes. She pitched it perfectly- people could listen but also chat to friends. The music complemented the evening, it didn't overshadow the night. I would certainly recommend Violins for Weddings for weddings and parties.

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Ben Staples

March 17, 2017

Emma and David were superb on our day. From the moment we first met them they were so professional, communication was superb and they answered any questions we had. They were flexible with the music we wanted playing and everyone we spoke to on the day said how much they enjoyed Emma and David's contribution. We couldn't recommend them enough. Thank you for sharing and contributing to our day.

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Brenda McLeish

Aug. 19, 2016

"I have used Emma for a number of events including my mother in law's 70th last August. All our guests absolutely loved Emma and she was a great start to a fantastic evening. Emma is always so professional, prompt, smart and helps every event have such an elegant touch. I would definitely use Emma again in the future.
Brenda McLeish"

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Ger & Emma Hallahan

Aug. 1, 2016

"We were absolutely delighted with the service provided to us for our Wedding Ceremony. From first point of contact Emma has been extremely quick to respond and has a great depth of experience, not just musically but with the finer details too that made it easy for us to know that this was exactly what we were after.
There was a vast repertoire to choose from and we were delighted that Emma had no problem catering for the more personal song choices we had for during our ceremony.
We had nothing to worry about once we had organised all the details.
On the day itself the performance was perfect! We had a friend of Emma's perform Guitar accompaniment (suggested by Emma) and with music meaning so much to us both, we were over the moon with what it added to our Ceremony.
We had numerous guests comment on how good the performance was and how nice a touch it was to have Emma & David performing in the room. There is something so personal and perfect about having a live performance; it sits high above the alternative.
If you are still trying to decide on whether this is what you are looking for, do not hesitate anymore, you won't regret it.
Once again thank you Emma & David for a magical performance that sits fondly in the memories of our perfect day."

Services From Violin For Weddings

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Solo Violin - One Hour Ceremony Booking

A one hour booking suitable for civil ceremonies including live violin music as guests are seating and waiting arrival of the Bridal Party, Bridal Party's entrance music, 3 songs during register signing and exit music.
From: £180 per event
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Wedding Anniversary

Whether you are having a Romantic meal for two, a small family celebration or would like to surprise your wife or husband at a special location, a solo violin performance is sure to add a very special touch! This package includes 30 minutes of live solo violin performance at a location of your choice for a wedding anniversary celebration. You can choose to add additional time to the booking if you wish. Currently, socially distanced performances are available - for example at a small family garden party; a performance in an outdoor location of your choice; a performance outside your home for example outside a conservatory while you enjoy a Romantic dinner for two!
From: £130 per event
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Marriage Proposal

The marriage proposal package includes live music from a solo violinist at the location of your proposal. Based on past experience this will usually be a surprise for your fiancee! I will arrange to be at the location and play the songs that you have selected while you propose. Exact arrangements on how this will work (depending on location!) will be arranged beforehand. On past occasions, I have pretended to be a busker on a bridge while the couple walked down and have also performed on Penshaw Monument for a proposal.
From: £130 per event
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FAQs

  • What kind of events do you usually serve?

    Weddings,anniversaries, parties, corporate, dinner music, functions.

  • How can event planners pay for your services?

    Bank transfer,cheque.

  • How long do you play for?

    Solo violin is available for ceremonies. The violin/ guitar duo can play for both ceremonies and receptions as well as private parties/ functions etc. 2 x 45 minutes is the standard length of playtime, however we are able to be flexible to fit in with event timings /requirements. Violin jazz trio/ quartet are available for receptions and parties and will usually play 2 x 45 minute sets. Timings are flexible to suit your event.

  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?

    Yes.

  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?

    Where ever possible we will cater for special requests.

  • Can you play outdoors?

    Yes provided the weather is fine playing outside is not a problem!

Set List/Services

Pop, Showtunes, Film Themes, Jazz, Disney
( do ask if you have a song in mind that isn't listed!)

And I Love Her - The Beatles
All of Me
A Million Dreams
Annie's song – John Denver
A Whole New World - from Aladdin
Beauty and The Beast - Alan Menken
Chim Chimeree (Mary Poppins)
Colours of the Wind (from Pocahontas)
Consider Yourself – from Oliver
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
El Choclo (Tango)
Everything I Do I Do It for You – Bryan Adams (from Robin Hood)
​Fields of Gold, Sting/Eva Cassidy
Hedwig's Theme from Harry Potter
How Far I'll Go - Moana
I'd Do Anything - Oliver
If I Were a Rich Man – from *NEW Il Postino (theme)
I'm Gonna Be - The Proclaimers
I See The Light (from Tangled)
Fiddler on the Roof
Love theme from Love Story
Mamma Mia
Moon River – Henry Mancini (featured in Breakfast at Tiffany's)
Noble Maiden Fair from Brave
Once Upon A Dream
Por una Cabeza – Carlos Gardel (featured in True Lies)
Pure Imagination (from Charlie & the Chocolate Factory)
Rainbow Connection (from The Muppets)
Schindler's List Theme
She – Charles Asnavour/ Elvis Costello (featured in Notting Hill)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Harold Arlen
Speak Softly Love (from The Godfather)
Star Wars Theme - John Williams
That's Amore – Harry Warren
Under Your Spell (from Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
When You Wish Upon A Star from Pinocchio
Yesterday - The Beatles

Classical
Ave Maria
Bist du bei Mir - JS Bach
Sheep May Safely Graze - JS Bach
Wachtet auf - JS Bach
Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring - JS Bach
Ode To Joy - Beethoven
Habanera from Carmen - Bizet
Te Deum - Charpentier
Tu Devicto - Charpentier
Trumpet Voluntary - J.Clarke
Humoresque - Dvorak
Salut D’Amour - Elgar
Morning from Peer Gynt - Grieg
Andante - Gluck
Selected movements from Water Music and Fireworks - Handel
Rondeau - Mouret
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Meditation from Thais - Massanet
Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman - Offenbach
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Spring - Vivaldi
Largo from Winter - Vivaldi
Wedding March - Wagner