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From classic sounds to unique and urban creations, Ben Mowat is a Bristol-City-based professional violinist and modern composer who produces vibrant works of art throughout Bristol, England, and Wales. Having gained extensive experience through education and live performances, Ben has begun elevating weddings and other special events with his distinctive sound. Ben studied under experts in the field, such as Steward Attwood and Omar Puente. He is comfortable performing as a soloist or alongside other musicians.

Services Offered

Ben Mowat’s experience spans various genres, including classical, pop and Bollywood covers, jazz, Celtic folk, tango, and klezmer. Ben will create a gorgeous soundscape for your special moments, whether you want something traditional, experimental, or unique. He provides his professional equipment, including loop pedals to layer violin and synths for an atmospheric experience. You can request songs outside his existing repertoire, as Ben endeavours to offer a performance tailored to your desires.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Ceremony music
Cocktail/banquet music
Dance music

What style of music do you offer?

String quartet
Latest hits

Type of musical group:



Air on the G String - Bach Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod Ave Maria - Schubert Cannon in D - Pachelbel Wedding March - Mendelssohn Bridal Chorus - Wagner Ode to Joy - Beethoven

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

We can chat about the songs and pieces you'd like and I'm happy to take requests from my repertoire or from outside my usual list! Let's chat and we can come up with a list that best suits your needs

Do you have your own equipment?


Can you travel?

Yes, england and Wales

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

About 15 to 20 minutes. Please make sure there is power provided near to where I will be playing. I can provide a playlist either side of my performance to create an atmosphere, if required, please le

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?

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Reviews for Ben Mowat

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Sarah H. Sent on 05/04/2024
4.8 out of 5 rating

Wedding musician

We would highly recommend Ben. He played three pieces of music for our wedding ceremony. He was incredibly helpful beforehand when choosing the music - he understood what we wanted, made suggestions (including sending us links and playing us pieces in person) and listened to our suggestions. We were very happy with the final mix of things we'd chosen and his suggestions. Communication was good and he arrived early on the day to set up so we didn't have to worry about anything. The music itself was beautiful. I don't think there was a dry eye in the house! Friendly, professional and very talented.
Joseph D. Sent on 13/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

A wonderful violin player

Ben was great, from the time he first spent understanding what we wanted, right through to playing on to keep the dancing folks happy. He was well organised, communicated really clearly, and took time to understand what we really wanted. His violin playing was great and really varied - from classical right through to dance floor fillers. Would highly recommend :-)
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Room35, 97-105 Wilder Street BS2 8QU Bristol City (Bristol)

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