UK Classical Violinist - Matt

Location Manchester
Starting from £456.00
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Location Manchester
Starting from £456.00
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UK Classical Violinist Matt is one of the leading wedding and event solo violinists in the UK. His fresh and unique performing approach has seen him travel nationally and internationally for some of the most prestigious weddings and VIP events over the past 15 years. 

Performing a verstaile mix of popular songs, film music, musicals and classical favourites, Matt can compile the perfect song list for your wedding or private event and tailor it to your song requests.

Matt is available for hire along with his outstanding pianist to accompany. Alterntaively, backed by professional recorded backing tracks. 

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A life dedicated to the violin and being trained at the very highest level has given Matt a huge range of diverse opportunities performing in various art forms.

Matt enjoys a diverse and exciting performing schedule including performing on records for Sony Music, collaborating with Universal Record Artists and performing on stage with Andrew Lloyd Webber. He has led backing strings for mainstream pop artists on national television for the BBC, ITV and MTV including performances on Strictly Come Dancing, Eurovision Song Contest Final, XFactor and Songs of Praise.

Artists Matt has performed with include the legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach to contemporaries artists including Il Divo, Girls Aloud and a recent BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge concert with Lewis Capaldi. Matt has also made a movie appearance in the British period drama film, Belle.

Collaborating with Universal Music Signed Artist, Accordionist Martynas, has allowed Matt to explore the freedom of classical crossover arranging. As part of a duo or band, Matt has performed in sold out open air solo concerts at various venues including Vilnius, Lithuania and has also enjoyed performances at Henley Festival, Hammersmith Apollo, St.John’s Smith Square, Classic Club of Germany Berlin, Aura Club Zurich, Switzerland and Hampton Court Open Air concert.

Matt can be booked to performing with the following options;

  • Professional recorded piano backing tracks
  • Live Pianist 

Pop

  • All Of Me - John Legend
  • All You Need Is Love – Beatles
  • All My Life – K-ci & Jo Jo
  • Angels – Robbie Williams
  • As – George Michael & Mjb
  • Bittersweet Symphony – Verve
  • California Dreamin - Mamas And Papas
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis
  • Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
  • Clocks - Coldplay
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddie Mercury
  • Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
  • Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
  • Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – Aerosmith
  • Empire State Of Mind – Alicia Keys/jay Z
  • Fields Of Gold – Sting
  • Free Fallin’ – Petty, Tom
  • God Only Knows – Brian Wilson
  • Golden Brown - Stranglers
  • Greatest Day – Take That
  • Guaglione – Perez Prado
  • Halleluja – Jeff Buckley
  • Halo - Beyonce
  • Here Comes The Sun – Beatles
  • Heroes – Bowie
  • Hey Jude – Beatles
  • Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros
  • How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Golding
  • I Giorni – Einaudi
  • I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
  • I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles – Doris Day
  • Isn’t She Lovely? – Stevie Wonder
  • Kissing You – Desree
  • Let It Be – Beatles
  • Love Theme - Romeo & Juliet
  • The Long And Winding Road – Beatles
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
  • Make You Feel My Love - Adele
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars
  • Mr Brightside – Killers
  • Masterplan – Oasis
  • One Day Like This – Elbow
  • Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
  • Rule The World – Take That
  • She – Elvis Costello
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
  • Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy Version
  • Street Spirit – Radiohead
  • Ten Storey Love Song – Stone Roses
  • This Charming Man – The Smiths
  • Thousand Years - Christina Perri
  • Whatever – Oasis
  • When I’m Sixty Four – Beatles
  • With Or Without You – U2
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • Yellow - Coldplay
  • You’ve Got The Love – Candi Station

Jazz/swing

  • A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square – Sherwin
  • Beyond The Sea – Jack Lawrence
  • Blue Moon – Richard Rodgers
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You–andy Williams
  • Close To You – Burt Bacharach
  • Come Fly With Me – Jimmy Van Heusen
  • Embraceable You – Gershwin
  • Forgotten Dreams – Leroy Anderson
  • I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
  • It Had To Be You – Jones/kahn
  • It Don’t Mean A Thing - Ella Fitzgerald
  • L-o-v-e - Nat King Cole
  • Let’s Face The Music – Nat King Cole
  • Moonlight In Vermont – Karl Suessdorf
  • My Funny Valentine – Richard Rodgers
  • Nobody Does It Better – Marvin Hamlisch
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – Jerome Kern
  • Someone To Watch Over Me – Gershwin
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Harold Arlen
  • Summertime – Gershwin
  • Swanee – Gershwin
  • The Man I Love – Gershwin
  • We Have All The Time In The World – John Barry
  • What A Wonderful World – Weiss/thiele

TV & Film

  • All I Ask Of You From Phantom Of The Opera – Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight From The Lion King – Elton John
  • Dawn From Pride & Prejudice - Burgon
  • Diamonds Are Forever From James Bond – John Barry
  • Don’t Want To Miss A Thing From Armageddon – Aerosmith
  • Gabriel’s Oboe The Mission – Ennio Morricone
  • Game Of Thrones Theme
  • Glasgow Love Song From Love Actually - Craig Armstrong
  • Imperial March From Star Wars – John Williams
  • Kissing You From Romeo & Juliet - Desree
  • Lara’s Theme From Dr Zhivago – Maurice Jarre
  • Ladies In Lavender Theme - Nigel Hess
  • Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman
  • Now We Are Free From Gladiator – Hans Zimmer
  • Pelaggia’s Song From Captain’s Corelli’s Mandolin – Warbeck
  • Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
  • She From Notting Hill – Elvis Costello
  • Schindler’s List – John Williams
  • The Godfather – Nino Rota
  • This Is Me - The Greatest Showman

Classical

  • Air – Bach
  • Ave Maria – Gounod
  • Bridal Chorus – Wagner
  • Canon – Pachelbel
  • Chanson De Matin – Elgar
  • Chanson De Nuit – Elgar
  • Clair De Lune – Debussy
  • Flower Duet – Delibes
  • Greensleeves – Traditional English
  • Intermezzo – Mascagni
  • O Sole Mio – Rinaldo Di Capua
  • Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring – Bach
  • Meditation From Thaïs - Massenet
  • Nimrod – Elgar
  • Nocturne In E Flat Major - Chopin
  • Salut D’amour – Elgar
  • Sheep May Safely Grace - Bach
  • Spring – Vivaldi
  • Trumpet Tune – Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
  • Water Music – Handel
  • Winter – Vivaldi
  • Wedding March – Mendelssohn
, Wedding, London
5/5

Wow! What a truly memorable experience to have had Matthew perform for our wedding ceremony. Your stunningly beautiful playing was the talk of the drinks reception!! Thank you once again, you made our day.


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How long do you typically play for?
For weddings Matt typically peforms 30 minutes pre ceremony + ceremony, Matt can also be booked for your drinks reception too. Set timings for ceremony + drink reception package are nornally x3 45 minute sets. 

Will you provide sound equipment included in the quote?
Matt uses a state of the art Bose sound system. It is a powerful but portable PA system which allows Matt to travel nationally. This allows gives the Matt the peace of mind that no matter where he is performing he has the very best equipment. 

Are we able to request songs?
Matt always encourages clients to make requests and will endeavour to perform these especially if they are request for your wedding ceremony!

How far will you travel?
How long is a piece of string..! Like all true professional musicians, Matt is used to travel nationally and internationally for weddings and events. Depending on the distance Matt may charge additonal travel expenses and accommodation (where necessary).

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

Scotland

Aberdeen £780.00 Inverness £780.00 Perth £690.00 Sutherland £780.00 Ayrshire £720.00 Fife £720.00 Stirlingshire £720.00 West Lothian £720.00 Dumfries-shire £660.00 East Lothian £720.00 Lanarkshire £660.00 Midlothian £660.00 Glasgow £660.00 Edinburgh £660.00 Dundee £720.00

Foreign Locations

Europe £840.00 Rest of the world £960.00

North East

Durham £564.00 Northumberland £564.00 North Yorkshire £564.00 South Yorkshire £504.00 Tyne and Wear £540.00 West Yorkshire £504.00 Yorkshire £504.00 East Yorkshire £504.00 Leeds £480.00

North West

Cheshire £456.00 Cumbria £456.00 Manchester £456.00 Lancashire £456.00 Merseyside £456.00 Liverpool £456.00

East Midlands

Derbyshire £480.00 Leicestershire £480.00 Lincolnshire £480.00 Northamptonshire £576.00 Nottinghamshire £480.00 Rutland £480.00

East

Cambridgeshire £510.00 Norfolk £552.00 Suffolk £540.00 Norwich £540.00

Wales

Anglesey £504.00 Caernarvonshire £552.00 Denbigh £552.00 Flint £552.00 Cardigan £552.00 Brecon £528.00 Carmarthen £552.00 Glamorgan £570.00 Monmouth £540.00 Pembroke £540.00 Wrexham £480.00 Cardiff £570.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £516.00 Herefordshire £510.00 Shropshire £480.00 Staffordshire £480.00 Warwickshire £504.00 Worcestershire £516.00 Birmingham £516.00

South East

Bedfordshire £552.00 Berkshire £552.00 Buckinghamshire £552.00 East Sussex £720.00 Essex £720.00 Hampshire £720.00 Hertfordshire £600.00 Isle of Wight £1,080.00 Kent £780.00 Oxfordshire £630.00 Surrey £660.00 Sussex £720.00 West Sussex £720.00 London £660.00 Middlesex £660.00

South West

Cornwall £900.00 Devon £840.00 Dorset £720.00 Somerset £660.00 Wiltshire £660.00 Bath £660.00 Bristol £660.00
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