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The Northern Violinist

The Northern Violinist is a world-renowned, award-winning, virtuoso violinist. Captivating audiences with her gorgeous violin performances for any function, from weddings to elaborate corporate events, catering to your unique occasion.

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Set List / Repertoire

NB: This repertoire is only a selection of the pieces that The Northern Violinist can perform, and she is also happy to prepare and perform requests. Please also note that The Northern Violinist never performs with sheet music – she has memorised each and every piece in her repertoire. A full Christmas Repertoire is also available.

Electric Remixed Tracks:
Contradanza - Vanessa Mae
Toccata and Fugue - Vanessa Mae
Libertango - Piazzolla
Storm - Vanessa Mae
Palladio - Escala
Night Flight - Vanessa Mae
Conquest of Paradise - Vangelis
Destiny - Vanessa Mae
Rule the World - Take That
Requiem for a Dream (Lux Aterna) - Mansell
Lambada - Kaoma
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Bond Theme - Remix
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Wonderwall - Oasis
Por Una Cabeza - Gardel
Feeling Good - Escala

Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Armstrong - La Vie en Rose
Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Aznavour - She
Barry - You Only Live Twice
Beyonce - Halo
Blunt - You’re Beautiful
Carey - Whenever You call
Cassidy - Songbird
Clapton - Tears in Heaven
Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
Cohen - Hallelujah
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Gershwin - Summertime
Dylan - House of the Risin’ Sun
Elbow - One Day Like This
Elton John - Can you Feel the Love Tonight
Enya - May it Be
Escala - Feeling Good
Escala - Palladio
Evanescence - My Immortal
Flying Pickets - Only You
Michael - Careless Whisper
Hamilton - Cry Me a River
Hupfeld - As Time Goes By
Kaoma - Lambada
Jones - Come Away With Me
Lily Allen - Not Fair
Lily Allen - Smile
Mancini - Moon River
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Muse - Butterflies & Hurricanes
Myers - Cavatina
Newman - Whisper of a Thrill
Oasis - Wonderwall
Seal - Kiss from a Rose
Sinatra - My Way
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Sting - Fields of Gold
Sting - Shape of My Heart
Streisand - Woman in Love
Take That - Greatest Day
Take That - Rule the World
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
The Beatles - Let it Be
The Beatles - Yesterday
The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles - Michelle
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
Vanessa Mae - Contradanza
Vanessa Mae - I’m a Doun for Lack of Johnnie
Vanessa Mae - Night Flight
Vanessa Mae - Toccata and Fugue
Vanessa Mae - Storm
Vangelis - Conequest of Paradise
Webber - Memory
Withers - Ain’t no Sunshine where she’s gone

Albinoni – Adagio
Bach - Air
Bach - Ave Maria
Bach - Joy of Man’s Desiring
Beethoven - Minuet in G
Beethoven - Fur Elise
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Bocelli - Time To Say Goodbye
Brahms - Waltz in A
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 6
Bizet - Habenera
Clarke - Trupet Voluntary
Dvorak - Humoresque
Faure - Pie Jesus
Grieg - Solveig’s Sog
Grieg - Morning Suite
Greensleeves - English
Hamnataing - Irish
Handel - Air
Handel - Hornpipe
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba
Haste to the Wedding - Celtic
Holst - Jupiter
Massenet - Meditation
Monti - Czardas
Morricone - Gabriel’s Oboe
Mozart - Minuet Divertimento
Mozart - Violin Concerto in G
O sole Mio - Italian
Pachelbel - Canon in D Major
Parry - Jerusalem
Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro
Sait-Saens - The Swan
Scarborough Fair- English
Schubert - Traumerei
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Serenade
Strauss - Three Waltzes
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker

Musical / Film / TV:
Aladdin - A Whole New World
Beauty & the Beast - Theme
Bock - Sunrise, Sunset
Braveheart - Theme
Buffy Theme - Close Your Eyes
Fiddler on the Roof - Sunrise, Sunset
James Bond - Theme
Lord of the Rings - May it Be
Love Story - Theme
Love Actually - All You Need is Love
Meet Joe Black - Whisper of a Thrill
Out of Africa- Theme
Phantom of the Opera - All I Ask of You
Requiem for a Dream - Lux Aeterna
Scent of the Women - Por Una Cabeza
Secret Garden - Romance
Titanic - My Heart Will Go On
The Lion King - Can You Feel the Love Tonight
The Lion King - Circle of Life

Kal Ho Naa Ho
Teri Meri
Tum Hi Ho
Pee Loon
Kuch Khaas Hai
Khudaya Ve
Balam Pichkari Piano
Badtameez Dil
Ishq Sufiyana

12 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 4 stars
Value for money: 4 stars
  • Excellent 12
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

A musical genius that excelled

5 stars - The Northern Violinist (Electric and Classical) are Highly Recommended
booked The Northern Violinist for their Wedding in Staffordshire

“I would recommend this lady for any event where you are looking for class. She was part of the entertainment at my daughters wedding on 11th May 2019 and was unbelievable. She has a great range of music and worked closely with me putting the timings together”

Kate provided magical musical accompaniment.

5 stars - The Northern Violinist (Electric and Classical) are Highly Recommended
booked The Northern Violinist for their Wedding in Northumberland

“Kate provided magical musical accompaniment at my wedding ceremony. The church had no organ and the acoustic violin was wonderful throughout, even for the hymns! Kate also played at the reception, her delivery undoubtedly added a touch of class to the proceedings.”

I would certainly book her again

5 stars - The Northern Violinist (Electric and Classical) are Highly Recommended
booked The Northern Violinist for their event

“This is the second time we have had Kate for a car launch and she did not disappoint, the latest event turned out around 90 guests and the feedback was Brilliant, on the night the talked about the car but for days they are talking about kate, I would certainly book her again, Thanks!”

Fantastic, can't wait to have another party I would definitely book again.

5 stars - The Northern Violinist (Electric and Classical) are Highly Recommended
booked The Northern Violinist for their event in Merseyside

“Just had Kate perform here for a 60th Birthday Party this weekend. What a Classy act, stunning. It sounded amazing and Kate is so professional and obliging. Fantastic, can't wait to have another party I would definitely book again.”

Kate played at our wedding in October, and she was absolutely AMAZING

5 stars - The Northern Violinist (Electric and Classical) are Highly Recommended
booked The Northern Violinist for their Wedding

“Kate played at our wedding in October, and she was absolutely AMAZING, she plays incredibly beautifully and was happy to play pieces that were not in her repertoire as they were what I dreamed of hearing at our wedding, everyone was blown away by her talent. Not only is she a brilliant musician but she is incredibly professional, reliable and helpful always on hand to answer my questions. Kate made our ceremony very special and I would highly recommend her.”

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Price from £641 + travel from West Yorkshire

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 45 minute sets

  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £641
  • North West From £679
  • East Midlands From £692
  • North East From £706
  • Wales From £719
  • West Midlands From £731
  • East of England From £782
  • Scotland From £782
  • South East From £795
  • South West From £808
  • Northern Ireland From £1,411
  • Republic of Ireland From £1,411

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Performance Times

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Wedding Ceremony: 1 x 45 minute set

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Drinks Reception: 2 x 45 minute sets (within 2 hour period)

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Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception: 3 x 45 minutes sets (within 3 hours)

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Wedding Breakfast: 2 x 45 minute sets (within 2 hour period)

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A stand out solo Classical & Electronic Volinist.

* Also available to play alongside a top quality DJ (please see booking options).

Full Biography

"The best act we have ever booked!" -The Player of the Year Awards, Bolton Stadium

* The Northern Violinist offers a personalised approach to making more intimate affairs (from weddings to private parties) momentous with her gorgeous violin performances.
* She’ll play when, where, and what you prefer. She can entertain during drinks, at an evening celebration, or for an entire day—indoors, outdoors and on the move (with her wireless transmitter).
* Whether it’s providing lovely background ambience or the ultra-sensational main event. The Northern Violinist will let you select from her vast repertoire which she knows by heart
* Can play both acoustic classical sets to electric pop favourites- everything from classical masterpieces to modern pop favourites—and can even learn a new song especially for you.
* Stand out solo artist or compliments full orchestras or small groups.
* Performs in elegant attire swaying with her hand-crafted acoustic instrument or her distinctive one-of-a-kind translucent electric violin (hand-made by Ted Brewer).
* Two critically-acclaimed studio albums. “The Violinist” (2009) sold over 5,000 copies worldwide. “My Classical Interpretations” (2012), (featuring the piano accompaniments of Daniel Holden) which sold over 2,000 hard copies and numerous tracks online.
* Songs have been used on BBC and ITV. Has performed live on TV (including “Ant and Dec's Takeaway” for ITV Live at Trafford Centre; BBC 1; SKY and Arabic Al Sharqiya) and radio (NE1 FM Newcastle and BBC Radio Humberside).
* Now performing her spectacular solo violin shows as a headline act for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, taking her to the Caribbean, Norway, Iceland, USA and the Canary Islands.
* Winner Best Music and Entertainment by the Wedding Guide 2013 (and was a finalist in 2014).

Please note: The artist requires the final payment 7 days in advance of the event date.

“The Northern Violinist was truly spectacular at our Range Rover Evoque Launch, she entertained and indeed mesmerised our guests all evening… A true professional, we would not hesitate to recommend her, particularly if you’re looking for that wow factor for your event”
Simon Lewis, Land Rover

The Northern Violinist is a world famous & award winning musical sensation. She is a highly trained electric & classical violinist and has had over 17 years of rigorous training, including both BMus & MMus degrees in Violin Performance from the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music.

Unlike so many of today's performers, The Northern Violinist performs a repertoire that includes hundreds of pieces by memory - without sheet music, adding a glittering new dimension to your event, be it an electrifying stage show or a more subtle background performance!

The Northern Violinist has previously appeared on TV in the UK on BBC 1, and has performed for corporate clients and celebrities that have included  Land Rover, IBM, House of Fraser, Heineken, Debenhams, Steve Coogan, The Rt. Hon. William Hague, and in Geneva for an International Forex Event. She has toured right across the UK, Europe and also performed in both Dubai & the USA, wowing audiences at every venue.

"The Northern Violinist played at the Yorkshire Cancer Research Art Exhibition which was held at Pavilions of Harrogate last May. The event was attended by around 350 people and was opened by The Rt. Hon William Hague. Her performance was impeccable and I received many complimentary comments. I would not hesitate to use her again."
- Sally Crerar, Cancer Research UK


The Performance:
The Northern Violinist has a huge repertoire of pieces for you to choose from, including a fiery & electrifying stage show, relaxing ambient lounge music and improvisation beside a live DJ. She can perform for up to 4 hours, the options below are for your guidance:

Electric Upbeat Show (up to 2 x 25 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist's live stage show is a fantastic display of her virtuosic skill and talent, and has been created alongside world famous DJ Mike Freear. The Upbeat show features an extensive repertoire that includes dance remixes, pop hits and classical favourites (with a twist!).

Ambient (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist performs a selection of pieces that include fashionable lounge music, chillout pop classics, and her twist on a number of classical pieces. She can perform using either her classical violin, or her custom-designed Ted Brewer electric violin.

Electric Violin With DJ (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist will perform alongside her regular DJ (see booking options), or a DJ of your choice, to a huge choice of fully customisable pieces. A phenomenal improviser, she can perform pieces that range from popular favourites to drum & base and dance music.

Classical (up to 2 x 45 minute sets):
The Northern Violinist is an exceptionally well-trained classical violinist. She has performed scores of classical recitals over the years, including an annual recital at York Minster each summer. She has an extensive repertoire of virtuosic pieces to choose from, and can tailor each set to match your requirements or event perfectly.

Weddings (ceremony, reception, breakfast, evening entertainment):
The Northern Violinist is also well-known for her outstanding wedding performances. She can perform during the ceremony (as guests arrive, for the processional, during the signing and of course the recessional), and also during the drinks reception and/or wedding breakfast. Couples may also use one of the previously mentioned sets to feature during their evening entertainment.

"Thank you so much for your wonderful performance last month, I know our guests were thrilled with your bright and vibrant performance."
- Lucy Piatkowski, Events & Exhibitions Officer, West Yorkshire Police

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